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139 Lakeside Ave, Route 20, Marlborough, MA 01752-4554
+1 508-485-4300
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16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had gone to this restaurant last year and although the food was good the service was horrible and we decided not to go back. Having received a gift card we decided to try again did so just the other day. The most important thing and change for us was the service was perfect. We enjoyed wines a cocktail chicken... More 

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Thank drverrico
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

I am so pleased that you had the opportunity to visit us again. Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We hope to see you at Allora again soon. Please be sure to introduce yourself so I may thank you in person. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I and three other girl friends were at a conference in Marlboro and were going stir crazy, and an elegant meal was just what the doctor ordered. After eating at more "typical" fare in town, our expectations were badly diminished. Allora completely re-wrote them, and in the process gave us a new understanding of Marlboro. The food, the service, the... More 

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Thank Jennie W
Longmont, Colorado
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135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Enjoyed a business dinner there with a larger group. Appetizers, steaks, sides are all spot on. The wine list is pretty comprehensive. Ambiance is cool, especially the huge mirrors on the wall. Love the place and will come back.

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Thank Joe K
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

Joe, Thank you so much for the review. We are so happy to have you dine with us and share your experience. Please let us know when you visit again so we can meet you in person. Laura More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

If you can get past the prices you'll have a good time and good food. Bartenders are friendly and helpful and food is typically very well prepared. They do use a lot of garlic and their food which doesn't treat me very well but if you ask most dishes can be made without it. And I particularly like there salads,... More 

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Thank Diversefi
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad that we could take care of you when you were here and commented on the unusual spiciness of you sausage. Keep an eye out for the new Bar Menu coming soon which will have some lighter meals with great value. We do always choose the best ingredients for our guest so... More 

Farmington, Michigan, United States
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362 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

I visited on a weeknight in December. It was busy and as a single, I had to sit in the bar instead of the dining room. Wine was ok but the scallops were excellent. The cut down the beer salad to a half order to start and it was still large. Portions are generous. Service was good. Large menu to... More 

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Thank Ralph R
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

Ralph, Thank you so much for the great review. Please visit us again when you are in the area. More 

Methuen, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Went there on a whim with my husband on our ride home from CT. We were starving! So we ordered the meatball appetizer. Just the smell of them are worth ordering! They were amazing! And one order of them as an app is enough food for a meal. Got the blueberry bread pudding with vanilla gelato and some fancy toppings... More 

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Thank HTLee2014
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much taking the time to review Allora. We appreciate your comments and hope you can visit us again soon. More 

Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have been there several times, both dining room and more recently the bar. The food is consistenly good and we've had some very friendly, attentive service in the bar, but the wine list looks like it was created by a distributor. An Italian restaurant should have a little more Italian wine variety than the standard Chiantis plus an Amarone... More 

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Thank John S
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

We really appreciate you taking the time to review Allora and we're very happy to hear that you enjoyed the restaurant. Our wine list does have a lot of Cabs because we do cater to our guests requests, although also try to carry popular Italian varieties for our guests to choose from. Please let me know when you return and... More 

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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My colleagues and I took a small group of clients for lunch here on Wednesday. We sat on the outside patio, overlooking the beautiful lake, which was breath taking. Everyone enjoyed their choice of appetizers, entries and drinks. Overall, it was a fantastic gathering. The service staff were very attentive and accommodating, and the food is top notch. What a... More 

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Thank Ming F
Allora_139, Owner at Allora Ristorante, responded to this review

We value your comments and appreciate you taking the time to write your review of Allora. Hope to see you back again soon. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Allora offers a selection of appetizers, salads, and delicious entrees including traditional Italian and American choices. Each delicious entrée is expertly prepared and perfectly served. Desserts are outstanding! The service is also outstanding -- attentive and unobtrusive. The dining room is rather dark but beautifully set. The terrace/patio would be lovely in warm weather and much brighter. Quite expensive for... More 

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Thank Cynthia E
Dayton, Ohio
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A group of us had dinner here in mid-Sept. While on business. My main course was lobster couscous. It was ok but the lobster was a little tough. Dessert was fantastic - bread pudding and a huge helping for 2😋. Martinis are also very tasty with many types to choose from. I would definitely return but would stick with traditional... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$62
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Lakeside Ave, Route 20, Marlborough, MA 01752-4554
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-485-4300

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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Dudley, Massachusetts

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?