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Davio's

#8 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
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75 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02136-3003 (Stuart Street)
+1 617-357-4821
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Mankato, Minnesota
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139 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The flat iron was tough but tasty. Everything else was very good. Service was excellent. The arm chocolate cupcakes were nothing short of excellent.

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Thank scodougle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wait staff was excellent. Dan was very polite and pleasantly conversational. And extremely knowledgeable about the menu. Food was delicious but the steak was a little dry. I might try the lobster risotto next time. Now the dessert was absolutly delicous. Recommened by Dan. THANKS DAN!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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94 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked to Davio's from the Marriott in Copley Square, about a 12 minute walk on a cool night. White tablecloths, but ok to wear jeans. Very friendly and attentive staff. Lobster risotto was wonderful! Veal chop with Marsala sauce was delicious. We did not have dessert, being so full from dinner, but the dessert looked wonderful.

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I had a fantastic evening. Our server Adam was outstanding. The tuna and crab cake starters were delicious. We highly recommend the lobster risotto and the scallops. Excellent service, nice selection of cocktails and wines. Just a totally enjoyable experience!

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Thank Greg318
Paris, France
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there for a business lunch and i enjoyed it really. Excellent food. Nice decoration. Sunny place. Quiet. Service level top. Everything was so perfect. Loved it!

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Thank isa_waow
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I frequent both the Davio’s in Foxboro ( with my wife ) and the Davio’s in Chestnut hill ( with my 85 yr old mother ) for lunch. I expect in a white linen restaurant, paying premium prices, we shouldn’t have to listen to the Rolling Stones, Led Zepplin and a host of other music which tends to be too... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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423 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this Davio's bills itself as an Italian steakhouse, it has a much larger range of excellent dishes. I had a fusilli with shrimp dish and my friend had a vegetarian pasta dish with baked eggplant. We both had different starter salads. The taste profiles and food quality were outstanding, as was the service. The location near the Arlington T... More 

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Thank Fontek
Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Fontek for highly recommending Davio's Boston. We are glad you and your friend enjoyed your meals as well as the service. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting Boston and we were interested in a nice restaurant to take our friends' daughter (a college student) out to dinner. Davio's did not disappoint. It was a short 10-minute walk from our hotel at Copley Square. Stellar service. The highlight of my meal was the lobster risotto but we all left happy.

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Thank Kharrell
Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you Kharrell for your review of Davio's Boston. We appreciate that you chose to dine with us while you were visiting Boston and we are glad you enjoyed your experience. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Boston, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great dinner with my family. They have a wide variety of menu options that would accommodate most people. The service and atmosphere was great. Try to sit in the main dining room area to get the full experience. This place will not disappoint you.

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Thank John V
Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you John for your review of Davio's Boston. We are glad you enjoyed the service and atmosphere and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect dining experience!!! Every single bite was "out of this world" delicious!!! This is an upscale, fine dining restaurant. We were here for a business dinner and it was a great experience! Everything from the appetizers to the desserts were fantastic!! Real experienced and "seasoned" servers! I've been to so many place where the servers are just order takers and... More 

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Tania H, Director of Special Projects at Davio's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Davio's Boston. We are glad you enjoyed a perfect dining experience including the food and the service and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 80
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02136-3003
    (Stuart Street)
  • Public Transportation: Green line to Arlington T stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-357-4821
Description
Boston's only Northern Italian Steakhouse, Davio's offers the finest Italian cuisine featuring the finest seafood & a full range of the best meats available.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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