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Trattoria Di Monica

#109 of 2,370 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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67 Prince St, Boston, MA 02113-1827 (Salem)
+1 617-720-5472
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Boston, United States
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow! The squid ink pasta with seafood was absolutely delicious. As good as Italy -- and in Boston. Wow. So happy we went and cannot wait to return.

Thank Lisa G
Sodus Point, New York
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small italian restaurant with fairly extensive menu, emphasizing pasta based dishes. Service was excellent and 5 of the six meals ordered were judged very good by those in our group (stuffed veal dish was considered overcooked by spouse.) Reservations are essential. Be aware that this restaurant is really not able to handle groups larger than 4 effectively. We were... More 

Thank Michael S
Woodside, California
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had lunch at this trattoria after being on a tour of their Mercato and Salumeria. The food was lacking vibrancy and flavor. It didn't delight as you would expect after trying their pizza and salads in the other store. The glass of chianti was of poor taste. They need a new chef.

Thank BinWoodside
Boston, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic small "family run feel" Italian restaurant with great food. Maybe it seats 30? Small in any case, with a full house the tables and chairs are on top of each other and the plates are passed across. But it works, it's cozy and friendly and you can have a 1-1 conversation if you'd like. The floors... More 

Thank tomaqua
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a North End spot I keep going back to, enjoying the small size and fresh pasta. The staff is friendly and helpful with recommendations. The wine list is good value, and the specials change regularly. Pasta is made on the premises. Definitely reserve ahead on peek nights as the place only has around 30 seats and is popular.

Thank nmeas1
Edwards, New York
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We enjoyed the intimate little bistro for lunch and dined on a meatball panini and a seared scallop pappparadelle with a pesto aeoli and walnuts that was just devine. Service was very attentive at a busy time and the pasta cooked to perfection. A very enjoyable meal for both of us.

Thank Scott D
Vashon, Washington
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This is a small Italian Trattoria so it's best to have a reservation. Parties with later reservations may end up waiting regardless. The tables are packed relatively tightly, but I enjoyed the atmosphere, which was quite animated. I thought the menu and daily specials provided a nice range of options. Contrary to other reviews, I thought the wine list was... More 

Thank SDubois
Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
522 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice Italian restaurant at the North End. Some of the housemade pasta and other dishes sound like stuff out of a can don't be fooled, you will have one of the finest Italian experiences in Boston. The place is tiny and crowded so make reservations.

Thank Clevlander
Montreal, Canada
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great Little Hidden Bistro ... Feels like your walking around an old Italian Neighbourhood in Italy ... Fresh , Delicious Food ... Friendly Service ... and Warm Atmosphere .. Love the Brick and quaintness of the place .. Highly Reccomend ...

Thank Michael O
North Massapequa, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a lovely anniversary weekend in Boston and stumbled upon Trattoria Di Monica. They had an open table for two, which we were told was very lucky (and we agree wholeheartedly now). We didn't have the greatest table location, the restaurant is really intimate, but the food! Our waitress was very attentive without being pushy and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Prince St, Boston, MA 02113-1827
  • Public Transportation: Haymarket North Station
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-5472

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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