In the hype-happy restaurant world, newness is an instant seat-filler. But Teatro, the second-oldest entry in Columbus Hospitality Group’s impressive portfolio (elder sib: Mistral), still rocks it like a marquee Broadway show enjoying a long, seamless run. The (pre-trendy) open kitchen turns out contemporary Italian with care—and with one eye on the clock, its team a well olive-oiled machine adept at feeding guests before the curtain rises and at a more leisurely pace after it falls.
177 Tremont St., Boston • (617) 778-6841
2017 Winner: Teatro
Before or after you settle into your seat at the Opera House, the Paramount, the Wilbur or the Wang, claim one at chef/owner Jamie Mammano’s Italian showplace...
- 177 Tremont St., Boston
- (617) 778-6841
2018 Winner: Ostra
- 1 Charles St. South, Boston
- (617) 421-1200