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Sophia's Grotto

22R Birch St, Boston, MA 02131-3008
+1 617-323-4595
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
22R Birch St, Boston, MA 02131-3008
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Charming patio for a nice summer evening with friends. Restaurant was very busy because of restaurant week, drinks were good and the meal tasty, enjoyed the fried prosciutto on the salad, the artichoke with stems and the moist tiramisu to finish the meal. The ambiance...More

Thank Harbie15
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this place! The service is great, the food is fresh and tasty (most from local merchants) and the atmosphere is fun (though on the night we went it was cool and drizzly so no outdoor seating). Not to be missed are the...More

Thank Skippy1958
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Sophia's Grotto is a cute cool little spot with an outdoor patio giving off a vibe of being somewhere in Italy! I just love the ambiance. It's a perfect spot for a romantic date night or out with friends. Good menu with decent prices. Servers...More

Thank Dianne O
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Five of us went on a Sunday evening to celebrate my wife's 75th birthday. We ate outside on the patio as it was warm but not too hot. We arrived on time and waited for just few minutes in some very comfortable chairs. We shared...More

Thank jeffr1j
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Dinner with young child and three generations is always challenging but tonight the evening was fantastic. The setting on the patio was perfect and the food was excellent.....yes, a little heavy on the garlic, but none the less delicious. It was a wonderful evening.

Thank CAC28365
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Hidden little gem right in Rosi center. Go behind main st buildings and you are in another world.Quiet,quaint and small but good. Friendly atmosphere, reasonable prices and cook to order. close to public transportation.

Thank mcstephen66
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

What a find!-- tucked away on Birch Street in Roslindale (actually a little hard to find--look for the unmarked iron gates into a little brick "grotto"). Delicious food (lots of vegetarian/fish alternatives), lovely dining room, no loud music, attentive wait staff. As I said to...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Of all of the places I have eaten this place is by far my favorite. It is a hidden gem with the best food ever, Its a small cozy place so if you are like me and don't like the big corporate restaurants then please...More

Thank findog100
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cute restaurant set in a back alley in Roslindale Square. We sat outdoors with warming lamps. We had a pizza since we were in a hurry to get to a movie. Delicious thin crust with sausage and onions and a white sauce. Looking forward to...More

Thank Jeanne G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My family wanted to celebrate my daughter's recent achievement and made reservations at Sophia's Grotto. The casual atmosphere, great menu, wonderful food and perfect service made a memorable evening. Highly recommend you try Sophia's Grotto.

Thank msga159
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22R Birch St, Boston, MA 02131-3008
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > West Roxbury / Hyde Park / Roslindale
  • Neighbourhood: West Roxbury / Hyde Park / Roslindale
  • Phone Number: +1 617-323-4595
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