The staff is friendly, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is warm and inviting.
In Italian, Tresca translates into intrigue and also conveys socializing over delicious and flavorful cuisine. The Tresca team offers a cultural experience with a warm welcome, unconditional hospitality, and a menu with an array of contemporary Italian and Mediterranean selections.
Rich Ansara brings many successful years of culinary experience, including stops at Meadhall, Amrheins, the Palm Restaurant and Appetito. “We offer guests exciting, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine on the most famous restaurant street in Boston”, remarked Rich. Ansara’s accolades run deep and his gift to people is his food. “I live to make people happy with my cooking”, quipped Ansara. Rich has perfected his own approach to the fusion of style and old-world Italian recipes to which his patrons have become accustomed. When you visit us, ask to see Rich. He always wants to meet his guests and please them.
Ray Bourque is one of the National Hockey League’s greatest legends. His NHL debut came in 1979 after being drafted 8th overall by the Boston Bruins. Playing 21 seasons with the Bruins franchise, Bourque became its longest-serving captain. In the spring of 2000, Bourque was traded to the Colorado Avalanche, where he finally won the Stanley Cup in 2001. He ended his career as the all-time leader of point scoring by a defenseman in the history of the NHL. To this day, he still holds NHL records for most career goals, assists and points by a defenseman. He also won the Norris Trophy for Best Defenseman a total of 5 times, as well as played in 19 consecutive NHL All Star Games.
Tresca combines the Italian tradition of hospitality with food that comforts and welcomes its guests. Italians are renowned for their hospitality.
Ground veal and sirloin, cipolini onions, fire roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella, tomato basil sauce, grilled focaccia, whipped ricotta
Veal Chop Parmesan served with a side of Pasta Bolognese
House made Ricotta Gnocchi, wild mushroom ragu, spinach
Tresca offers a comfortable room, a lovely table setting, a customized menu with wine pairings, and a dedicated staff providing gracious service. Whether your event is an intimate party, business meeting or large reception, we will make it a memorable occasion.
Book a private table on our romantic balcony, located in the heart of the North End. Enjoy our menu, full of mouthwatering classics, and a wine list that spans the globe with your special someone.
To check availability or make a reservation, call 617-742-8240.
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Experience great Italian food in Boston at Tresca. From traditional dishes to modern twists, Tresca delivers a superb array of Italian flavors and it will all be served up with warm and inviting hospitality.
Mon – Fri: 5:00pm
Sat – Sun: 4:00pm
233 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113
You can now purchase the unique, fresh taste of Tresca’s quality line of sauces sold at all Market Baskets and New England Whole Food stores.. We feature the same sauces used throughout Chef Rich’s famous Italian menu… Pomodoro, Fra Diavolo, Puttanesca, Roasted Garlic and Vodka sauce.
Tresca was rated the #1 Italian Restaurant in Boston by CBS, and now you can bring that flavor home to your very own kitchen.
Experience the best Italian food in Boston! You don’t need to travel to Italy to experience the exquisite flavors of true Italian food. Tresca is ready to serve you the most authentic and delicious Italian cuisine in the Boston area!