Tresca

Tuscan Italian

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Overview

Tresca is a romantic North End gem serving Italian fare like veal and pork bolognese tagliatelle, swordfish puttanesca, pizzas and antipasti like stuffed meatballs or steamed mussels. Winner of The Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence numerous years in a row, the bar and wine cellar pours from an extensive Italian wine selection alongside house cocktails.

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Accolades

  • Winner: Diners' Choice 2016 - Opentable
  • Zagat rating of 4.4 out of 5

Menu for Tresca

Dinner Menu

Antipasti

  • Burrata Smoked tomato, balsamic, tarragon purée, crostini, gf available
    $16.00
  • Arancini Fennel sausage, saffron risotto, fresh mozzarella curd, pomodoro sauce
    $15.00
  • Fried Calamari Calabria pepper aioli, pickled peppers, pomodoro sauce
    $15.00
  • Veal Meatballs Pomodoro sauce, garlic & herb crema
    $17.00
  • Prince Edward Island Mussels Tomato saffron broth, grilled crostini, fine herb, gf and df available
    $14.00
  • Crispy Chive Crepes Wild mushroom, ricotta, black truffle
    $14.00
  • Tuna Bruschetta* Sicilian tartar, crostini, micro greens, olio santo, gf and df available
    $19.00
  • Fried Oysters Meyer lemon aioli, spiced honey, bibb lettuce, pickled peppers
    $16.00
  • Beef Carpaccio Pecorino, pomegranate, pink peppercorn, pickled ramps, mustard seed
    $20.00
  • Antipasto Board Artisanal meat and cheeses, imported olives, house pickles
    $21.00
  • Cheese Plate Three imported cheeses, seasonal fruit and preserves
    $18.00

Insalata E Zuppa

  • Roasted Fennel Bisque Oven cured tomato, parsnip chips, thyme oil
    $11.00
  • Truffled Caesar Romaine, focaccia croutons, white truffle oil
    $11.00
  • Local Apple Salad Baby arugula, pepitas, aged gouda, cherry, cider vinaigrette
    $12.00
  • Panzanella Salad Baby kale, winter veg, ciabbata, black garlic vinaigrette
    $14.00

Pizza

  • Wild Mushrooms Fontina, white truffle oil
    $16.00
  • Margherita Buffalo mozzarella, pomodoro, basil, olive oil
    $15.00
  • Smoked Duck Gorgonzola dolce, caramelized onion, poached fig, baby arugula
    $16.00
  • Tuscan Sausage Pomodoro, fontina, fire roasted vegetables
    $16.00

Pasta

  • Heirloom Pomodoro Thick cut chitarra, toasted garlic, basil, pecorino
    Large Plates $20.00
    Small Plates $11.00
  • Bolognese Tagliatelle, veal and pork ragu, pancetta
    Large Plates $27.00
    Small Plates $14.00
  • Carbonara bucatini, bentons bacon, English peas
    Large Plates $25.00
    Small Plates $13.00
  • Lobster Scampi Tagliatelle, thyme, lemon, roasted garlic butter
  • Ricotta Gnocchi Wild mushroom ragu, black truffle, spinach
    Large Plates $29.00
    Small Plates $15.00
  • Pumpkin Risotto Local squash, brown butter sage, aged gouda, spiced pepitas
    Large Plates $24.00
    Small Plates $13.00
  • Fra Diavolo* Linguini, lobster, shrimp, fresno pepper, grape tomato, herb butter

Piatti Principali

  • Roasted Half Chicken Romenesco, roasted onion puree, cipollini, oregano salsa verde
    $29.00
  • Piedmontese Beef Medallion Thyme braise, baby brussels, chevre gnocchi, horseradish
    $37.00
  • Rolled Crispy Veal Wild mushrooms, marsala, tuscan kale, cherry, prosciutto,
    $36.00
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin* Asparagus, garlic mashed, rosemary jus, crispy shallots
    $34.00
  • Seafood Cioppino Lobster, shrimp, shellfish, saffron broth, green garlic crostini
    $36.00
  • Braised Pork Shank Root vegetables, cranberry jus, pernigotti cocoa, pepitas
    $32.00
  • Surf and Turf* Beef tenderloin, lobster tail, broccoli rabe, fingerling potato, herb butter, demi
    $47.00
  • Shrimp and Polenta Smoked tomato ragu, charred lemon, bentons bacon, shishito pepper
    $32.00
  • Pan Fried Local White Fish* Porcini jus, fingerling potato, roasted fennel, crispy leeks
  • Game of the Evening* available Thursday, Friday and Saturday

Contorni

  • Blue Corn Polenta
    $10.00
  • Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
    $10.00
  • Garlic Broccoli Rabe
    $10.00
  • Grilled Asparagus
    $10.00
  • Seared Wild Mushrooms
    $10.00
  • Brown Butter
    $10.00
  • Rosemary Fries
    $10.00

Brunch Menu

Small Plates

  • Caesar Salad Romaine, truffle, anchovy, focaccia croutons
    $11.00
  • Panna Cotta House granola, blood orange
    $8.00
  • Veal Meatballs Herb crème, pomodoro dipping sauce
    $17.00
  • Fried Calamari Spicy aioli and pomodoro dipping sauce
    $15.00
  • Fried Oysters Meyer lemon aioli, spiced honey, bibb lettuce, pickled fennel
    $16.00
  • Tomato & Basil Pizza Imported mozzarella, oven cured tomato
    $12.00
  • Beets and Burrata Grapefruit supreme, gremolata, sea salt
    $16.00
  • Caprese Salad heirloom tomato, buffalo mozzarella, roasted tomato vinaigrette
    $17.00
  • Seasonal Cheese Plate Three imported cheeses, fig jam, seasonal fruit
    $18.00

Large Plates

  • Ricotta Pancakes
    $10.00
  • Smoked Eggs Benedict Speck, asparagus, chive hollandaise, ciabatta
    $15.00
  • Steak and Eggs Beef carpaccio, sunny eggs, fried caper, pecorino, chive hollandaise, crostini
    $16.00
  • Stuffed Brioche French Toast Nutella, ricotta filling, hazelnut praline
    $12.00
  • Omelette Daily selections, with toast and mixed greens
    $12.00
  • Bucatini Carbonara black pepper fettucini, pancetta, English peas, speck, gluten free penne pasta available
    $15.00
  • Tagliatelle Bolognese northern style ragout, pancetta, tomatoes, gluten free penne pasta available
    $14.00
  • Crespelle Crisp chive crepes, roasted wild mushrooms, truffled fresh ricotta
    $14.00
  • Carbonara Black pepper fettucini, pancetta, english peas, speck
    $15.00
  • Risotto Seasonal vegetables, pecorino, white wine
    $11.00
  • Amatriciana Piperade Pancetta, roasted onion, sunny eggs, grilled crostini
    $12.00
  • Croque Madame Prosciutto, tomato, fontina, béchamel, fried egg, served on brioche bread, house chips
    $12.00
  • Brunch Flatbread Creme fraiche, house sausage, tomato, baby arugula, fried egg
    $15.00
  • Wagyu Burger calabria ramp relish, fontina, chive aioli, crispy speck, onion ciabatta, potato chips
    $22.00

Side Orders

  • Thick Cut Bacon
    $5.00
  • Fries
    $5.00
  • Side Salad
    $5.00
  • Sausage Patty
    $5.00
  • Toast
    $3.00

Brunch Beverages

Specialty Drinks

  • Bloody Mary
    $10.00
  • Mimosa
    $10.00
  • Sangria
    $12.00
  • Bellini
    $12.00
  • Negroni
    $10.00
  • Espressotini
    $14.00

Cafe

  • Espresso
    $4.00
  • Cappuccino
    $5.00
  • Cafe Americano
    $3.50
  • Affogato Daily gelato flavors with biscotti
    $7.00
  • Orange Juice
    $4.00

Half Bottles

Sparkling

  • Blanc de Blancs, Ferrari, Brut, Trentino
    $25.00

White

  • Chardonnay, Rombauer, Carneros, 2012
    $40.00
  • Proprietary Blend, Caymus, Conundrum, Napa, 2012
    $34.00
  • Pinot Grigio, Santa Margherita, 2012
    $29.00

Red

  • Amarone, Tenuta Sant'Antonio, Veneto, 2010
    $56.00
  • Barolo, Vietti, Piemonte, 2009
    $64.00
  • Merlot, Clos Du Val, Napa, 2009
    $32.00
  • Morellino di Scansano, Geppetti, Poggio, Tuscany, 2001
    $65.00
  • Morellino di Scansano, Geppetti, Tuscany, 2002
    $60.00
  • Pinot Noir, Argyle, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2010
    $46.00
  • Refosco, Girolamo Dorigo, Friuli, 2000
    $40.00
  • Syrah, Qupe, Central Coast, 2011
    $30.00

Brunch Bubbles

  • Lambrusco di Sorbara Cantina della Volta, Brut, 2009
    $49.00
  • Champagne Gosset, Excellence, Brut
    $75.00
  • Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, Brut Reserve
    $55.00
  • Champagne Taittinger, La Francaise
    $90.00
  • Franciacorta Ca' del Bosco, Cuvee Prestige
    $80.00
  • Metodo Classico Ferrari, Brut, Trento
    $49.00
  • Moscato Bottega, Petalo
    $40.00
  • Prosecco Lunetta, Trentino
    $40.00
  • Rose, Lunetta, Trentino
    $40.00

Bar Menu

Main

  • Truffled Caesar Salad Romaine, focaccia croutons, white truffle dressing
    $11.00
  • Panzanella Salad Baby kale, winter veg, ciabbata croutons, black garlic vinaigrette
    $14.00
  • Fried Calamari Calabria aioli, pickled peppers, pomodoro
    $15.00
  • Prince Edward Island Mussels Tomato saffron broth, grilled crostini, fine herb
    $14.00
  • Fried Oysters Meyer lemon aioli, spiced honey, bibb lettuce, pickled peppers
    $16.00
  • Veal Meatballs Pomodoro, garlic & herb crema
    $17.00
  • Tuna Bruschetta* Sashimi grade crudo, crostini, micro greens, basil oil
    $19.00
  • Burrata Smoked tomato, tarragon puree, balsamic, crostini
    $15.00
  • Margherita Pizza Buffalo mozzarella, cured tomato, basil, olive oil
    $15.00
  • Smoked Duck Pizza Gorgonzola dolce, caramelized onion, poached fig, baby arugula
    $19.00
  • Antipasto Board Artisanal meat and cheese, imported olives, house pickled vegetables
    $21.00
  • Steak Frites Grilled 9oz hangar, truffle fries, rosemary jus, simple salad
    $25.00
  • Shrimp and Polenta Smoked tomato ragu, charred lemon, bentons bacon, shishito pepper
    $32.00
  • Wagyu Burger Calabria ramp relish, fontina, chive aioli, crispy speck, onion ciabatta, potato chips
    $22.00
  • Tagliatelle Bolognese Veal and pork ragu, pancetta
    $27.00
    For Half Portion $14.00
  • Linguini Fra Diavolo Lobster, shrimp, fresno peppers, grape tomato, herb butter
  • Bucatini Carbonara Pancetta, english peas, speck
    $25.00
    For Half Portion $13.00

House Wine

  • Richer Pour Cabernet
    Glass $9.00
    1/2 L $18.00
    1 L $36.00
  • Richer Pour Chardonnay
    Glass $9.00
    1/2 L $18.00
    1 L $36.00

Whites by the Glass

  • Chardonnay, Rivera, Preludio no. 1
    $9.00
  • Falanghina, Vinosia, Beneventano
    $9.00
  • Pinot Grigio, Borgo, M, Delle Venezie
    $11.00
  • Riesling, Kung Fu Girl, Washington
    $9.00
  • Sauvignon Blanc, New Harbor, NZ
    $10.00
  • Verdicchio, Umani Ronchi, Ca Sal di Serra
    $9.00
  • Vermentino, Sella & Mosca, La Cala White Sangria
    $9.00
  • Prosecco, Lunetta
    $10.00
  • Bottega, Petalo, Moscato Spumante
    $10.00

Reds by the Glass

  • Chianti Classico, Cecchi
    $10.00
  • Merlot, Parcel 41, Napa
    $13.00
  • Pinot Noir, Martin Ray, Russian River
    $13.00
  • 03 Montepulciano Di Marche "Serrano"
    $8.00
  • Sangiovese/Syrah, Rocca Della Macie
    $11.00
  • Montepulciano d'Abruzzo, Jorio
    $11.00
  • Valpolicella blend, Masi, Campofiorin
    $14.00
  • Cab Sauv, Obsidian Ridge, Lake Country Red Sangria
    $10.00

Beer

Bottle

  • Stella Artois
    $6.00
  • Amstel Light
    $6.00
  • Bud Light
    $5.00
  • Coors Light
    $5.00
  • Guinness
    $6.00
  • Sam Adams
    $6.00
  • Glutenberg
    $9.00

Draft

  • Seasonal
    $6.00
  • Peroni
    $6.00
  • Craft Special
    $6.00

Specialty Drinks

  • Chocolate Martini Grey Goose, Chocolate Liqueur, Crème de Cacao
    $14.00
  • New England Goslings Dark Rum, Thyme Syrup, Apple Cider, Lime Juice
    $12.00
  • Moscow Mule Ketel 1 Vodka, Ginger Beer, Lime Juice
    $12.00
  • Lemontini Ketel 1 Citron, Limoncello, Prosecco, with a sugared rim
    $14.00
  • Bellini Prosecco, Peach puree
    $10.00
  • Sweet Tart Bird Dog Blackberry Whiskey, Amaretto, Vanilla Vodka, Lemon Juice
    $10.00
  • Grey Goose Le Fizz Grey Goose, St. Germain, Lime Juice, Soda
    $12.00
  • Espressotini Stoli Vanilla, Espresso, Bailey's, Frangelico, Kahlua
    $14.00

Scotch

  • Glenfiddich 12 (Speyside)
    $13.00
  • Glenfiddich 15 (Speyside)
    $15.00
  • Glenfiddich 12 (Speyside)
    $25.00
  • Glenlivet 12 (Speyside)
    $14.00
  • Glenlivet 18 (Speyside)
    $18.00
  • Glenmorangie 10 (Highland)
    $10.00
  • Macallan 12 (Highland)
    $12.00
  • Macallan 18 (Highland)
    $24.00
  • Oban 14 (West Highland)
    $12.00
  • Chivas Regal 12yr
    $10.00
  • Dewars White Label
    $8.00
  • Johnnie Walker Black Label
    $10.00
  • Johnnie Walker Blue Label
    $48.00

Bourbon, Rye

  • WhistlePig Rye
    $14.00
  • Michter's Rye
    $12.00
  • Michter's 10 Bourbon
    $22.00
  • Booker's
    $12.00
  • Basil Hayden
    $12.00
  • Knob Creek
    $12.00
  • Woodford Reserve
    $12.00

Cognac, Armagnac & Brandy

  • Vecchia Romagna
    $8.00
  • Courvoisier VS
    $10.00
  • Hennessey VS
    $9.00
  • Frapin VS
    $10.00
  • Frapin VIP XO
    $30.00
  • Kelt XO
    $24.00
  • Remy VSOP
    $12.00
  • B&B
    $10.00
  • Domaine du Hourtica 1970
    $50.00

233 Hanover Street
Boston, MA 02113

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Details
  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Casual, Classic/Old School, Intimate
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
    Good For: Groups, Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (617) 742-8246
  • Private Dining Room: Yes