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Tartufo Italian Restaurant

22 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2057
+1 617-244-8833
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
22 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2057
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Reviewed yesterday

I am surprised by the mixed reviews of this place. When we showed up earlier than expected for a graduation dinner they were kind enough to accommodate us. The food was fantastic and fresh from the appetizers to the desserts and the service was very...More

Thank 8113bm
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying in Newton Centre for a few days and made a quick decision to walk into Tartufo on a Tuesday evening. Very welcoming management/ownership team and really good service. We had eaten Italian in the North End a couple of nights earlier and...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I received a voice mail from Tartufo restaurant requesting me to reconfirm a dinner reservation (made via opentable) for this coming Sunday. In the voice mail, they told me that they have high demand for tables that day and wanted to make sure that we...More

Thank SWSR
Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved it. Had never been before but made a last minute Mother's Day reservation. The food was simply incredible. Risotto Wow is aptly named. The carbonara is made with homemade egg pasta - delicious. There is also gluten-free rigatoni they can spin into most...More

Thank michaelsA5438TW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was craving some Italian and a friend we are staying with recommended this restaurant. Food was very good - bread was amazing - and we were served our main course very quick. We decided to have dessert and this is where the star rating went...More

1  Thank Anita P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generally attentive and friendly staff including the owner with a seemingly recurring clientele based on the welcoming of the staff. Well prepared meal with pasta and seafood and my only minor issue was with overly cooked broccoli rabe that was pre prepared but would definitely...More

Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a few times, never a "spectacular" experience. Last experience will be my last experience, never again. Grilled calamari was excellent, downhill from thereafter. Service was a ghost. Took our cocktail order and for some reason grabbed the wine list off the table. Don't...More

1  Thank MrParticularOfCourse
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This was our second time and this time we made a reservation online and specified that it was a birthday dinner and to please bring desert with a candle. We arrived and were taken to a table right by the entrance to the restrooms and...More

2  Thank CitizenoftheAir
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We have two boys 11&13 who play basketball and we were lucky enough to have a game at 7:45pm on Valentine's Day. We were able to get a reservation for 4 for Tartufo's last seating. The food was excellent and while we did have to...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Nice decor very busy restaurant for a Saturday night. We did not see the draw red sauce was very bland and pasta mushy. Sad when my wife and I walked out we both said the best part of the meal was the bread.

1  Thank JERRY01776
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2057
  • Public Transportation: Conveniently located on the Green line, D line, Newton Center stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-244-8833
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