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Via Matta - CLOSED

79 Park Plz, Boston, MA 02116-3925
+1 617-422-0008
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
4 Nov 2015
“Best Greek dining I have had outside of Greece and in Boston”
19 May 2015
“Fantastic Meal”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
79 Park Plz, Boston, MA 02116-3925
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

We had a terrific Saturday evening dinner with a great group of friends at Doretta Taverna. While several people had the full entries, which I got to sample, my wife and I elected to go with the small dishes. I have to say, I did...More

Thank rubyfoody
Reviewed 19 May 2015

If you like basil martinis this is your place. This restaurant is directly across from the Park Plaza Hotel in Boston and offers fantastic food and atmosphere. The spaghetti olio has been on the menu since the beginning is totally fantastic. Outdoor dining in the...More

Thank 463terij
Reviewed 16 May 2015

The service was sloooow! In addition, we ordered a pasta dish for 3 year old and it was spicy. How come the staff did not notify us about this? the food was adequate. It was warm and stuffy inside.

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 5 May 2015

I visited here to have dinner before a concert. We arrived around 6:50pm and asked if we would be finished by 8:00pm before sitting and they said yes. We ordered immediately and by 7:47pm we were still waiting. I convinced my friend to leave and...More

3  Thank wabitop
Reviewed 30 April 2015

That's the nickname our table (composed of people from four countries) gave to this restaurant. Everything was so salty that you couldn't taste anything else.

2  Thank Santiago M
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Via Matta's got location and style as it dazzles regional flavors of Tuscany. Sitting on prime real estate in Boston, Chef Michael Schlow dishes Italian with flair and a sense of humor. Schlow's cooking is endearing: the simplest ingredients yield flavor that's sophisticated, pure and...More

Thank Kitty228
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We visited Via Mata a few weekends ago to celebrate a birthday and enjoyed ourselves very much. The restaurant was not crowded perhaps due to the unexpected snow that evening. The maitre'd and staff were nice about our being late for our reservation (due to...More

1  Thank Anamika S
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Went to Via matta on tuesday with family, We were quite early as it was a pre theatre dinner. We ordered a couple of starters and then we all had different pastas. All were served hot and all were very nicely prepared and presented. Finished...More

Thank Sidneyoz
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The food at Via Matta is excellent though the service doesn't always seem to match. Not that the service is bad, but just not at the same level as the food.

1  Thank JPC_TP
Reviewed 15 February 2015

My wife and I went here on Valentine's day which makes this review tough because we had to eat from a pre-fixe menu. The restaurant itself is an upscale Italian place, warm and inviting inside and the staff was friendly/attentive. We both got the arugula...More

Thank Sburr17
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
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statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Park Plz, Boston, MA 02116-3925
    (Arlington Street)
  • Public Transportation: Arlington Street T Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-422-0008
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