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1918 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02124-3765
+1 617-822-1918
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (6 reviews)
“bolognese” (2 reviews)
“new chef” (2 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1918 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02124-3765
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Love this restaurant! It has a wonderful menu with variety and options. I personally loved their fish and pasta dishes, but honestly you can't go wrong with whatever you choose. The staff is always super friendly and the restaurant itself has a really cool atmosphere...More

Thank foodie101924
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Expensive, considering the area. Staff seemed to feel VERY important. Hey, I'm no slouch myself, I'm a confident, happy guy, but I shouldn't feel judged when trying to spend my money. Hey, Lance, I probably knoow my more about wine than you do. Don't patronize...More

Thank lionhound
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The team here has really gotten things right. The food is amazing and the staff is very nice. It is a nice place to enjoy a quieter atmosphere to chat over dinner. Chicken Picatta is excellent. Pizzas are excellent. Chicken parm is oh so good....More

Thank DavidM12959
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Tavolo is a great place for drinks, apps or a meal. The bar is very lively and friendly. The staff always gives a good pour. Last night every seat was taken at the bar - but they found a way to squeeze two more in....More

Thank SusieH327
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This is a great neighborhood restaurant -- go there a few times and everyone will know your name. Plus, the food is great! Very creative, contemporary Italian cuisine. They have a lot of special weekly things where they put together a delicious meal for a...More

Thank johncberg
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The restaurant decor was pretty nice. Trying to find parking was not. Our waitress was attentive and meals were served promptly. We were a party of 6 and everyone had something different. We all felt about the same about our meals. They were just ok....More

Thank midge24NewYork
Andrea S, General Manager at Tavolo, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for coming in and giving our restaurant a try. I'm sorry you and your dining partners were not happy with your meals. Please contact me at andrea@tavolopizza.com if you have the time. I'd really like to discuss this further with you.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We go to Tavolo pretty much once a month (at least) and have always enjoyed their standard menu, their specials and some of the tasting menus. A few weeks ago I noticed on their Facebook page they had a new fall menu along with a...More

Thank KimTheShell
Andrea S, General Manager at Tavolo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you so much for such a genuine great review! We're so glad we were able to get those jars ready for you. We missed them too!!

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Tavolo is our favorite place for modern Italian fare. Service is always great....some of the best pizza in Boston....full menu and bar. Wednesdays offer a Italian regional special for a fixed price which is always interesting and a great deal for the price. Matched wine...More

Thank psrider
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This is a good neighborhood place. Recently updated interior. Food is good and portions are nice size. Bartender pours a really good cocktail. The individual pizza is fantastic. Enjoy

1  Thank Ricky35345
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went out for quick Friday night dinner with the bride. She said no! She didn't like the Ambiance. Well it's been remodeled and a brighter more welcoming space. Stop by and check it out. The PEI muscles were perfect , the mushroom pizza was yummy....More

Thank Frank C
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1918 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02124-3765
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Neighbourhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Phone Number: +1 617-822-1918
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