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233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2310
+1 617-742-8240
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“smoked duck” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2310
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations for 4 on a busy Friday night, and were promptly seated on time. The valet service was excellent - at $22 plus tip, it is a bargain in Boston. The food at Tresca was excellent! The steak was one of the best...More

Thank Kyle_P1
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review! We're glad you had a great experience at Tresca and hope that you come back and visit soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One really can't go wrong at Tresca. Their marinara sauce is now one of my favorites in the North End. It's a mild sauce (not bland) with some chunky tomatoes. I had shrimp in a cream sauce and I'm not one for creamy sauces. In...More

Thank FionaHematoma
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting and commenting ab out your experience at Tresca. I can tell you as an owner it is not our mission to rush your dining experience, but to serve you efficiently and at a pace that is consistent with your requests. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful dinner here with friends. They substitute zucetti for pasta which was fantastic ! I had a seafood dish with a delicious sauce and started with a salad . My dinner partners had veal and pasta . We had a nice table...More

Thank NC R
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad yo enjoyed your meal. The valet service and company is independent of the restaurant, and we are sorry it too so long to get your car. You can park your own car in the haymarket garage...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

While visiting Boston we tried this restaurant for the first time. The atmosphere was casual. We had several apps. Each one was better than the last. And our dinner was excellent, seafood was fresh and so was the pasta. Unfortunately we did not save room...More

Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thank you for visiting and the great review. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 June 2017

We had a party of ten on for dinner on 5-26-17. Everyone left impressed, excellent service and food. Will return.

1  Thank tommy d
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review and we are very happy that we impressed you with our food and service. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Tried Tresca late last summer and decided to give it another try and happy I did! One shouldn't always judge by a one night stand huh? Second chances are the essence of opportunity. The current owners took over just last year and have worked diligently...More

Thank Q5496WMsusanm
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Thanks for your kind review. We're glad you appreciate the changes we have made to Tresca, and our sincere desire to make the experience special. We are looking forward to a busy summer and hope that you are able to visit and eat with us...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The food was fine, wine offerings by the glass offered enough choices ( also very generous with tasting samples) and we were seated in a nice window seat on the second floor. The restaurant was not crowded yet the waitstaff service, especially after finishing our...More

Thank Dhanan
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Graduation dinner for kids and parents (Tuft's) and perhaps had low expectations, given the typical problems with large group dining. The staff were way prepared, drinks came promptly, wine service at the door was awesome, they were quick with service and not hovering in an...More

1  Thank cdpinNYC
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks for your kind and thoughtful review. Graduation parties can be difficult because of their size and timing, but glad our staff handled your party to your satisfaction. Please come back and try us again on a more relaxed evening.

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Made a reservation weeks in advance for a friends graduation dinner. Called approximately 100 times to change the number in my party and when we finally settled on 3 from 6 they gave us zero fuss about actually showing up with two after a member...More

1  Thank Jackie L
Peter W, Owner at Tresca, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thanks so much for your kind review. Glad you enjoyed the evening and appreciate you spreading the good word about Tresca!

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Went here for an anniversary dinner - they did not reserve a special table or outside or anything - but it was ok. We had prosecco with friends to celebrate - I wish they'd ad a french or california option - prosecco is so sweet....More

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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
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5 March 2016|
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Response from Boxman43 | Reviewed this property |
They have valet parking. Cheaper and more convenient than trying to find parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2310
    (Cross St.)
  • Public Transportation: Haymarket, Fleet Center
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-8240
  • E-mail
Tresca is an authentic Italian restaurant featuring hearty multi-regional cuisine with an exceptional wine cellar, offering a selection of over 500 of the finest vintages. Recent winner of the 'Wine Spectator' award of excellence. The warm captivating atmosphere and fireplace lit dining rooms capture the feeling of being in villa in Tuscany. The service is exceptional and the menu remarkable, a true dining experience.
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