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Tavolo in Dorchester Center is a well-known Italian restaurant, delivering a relaxed vibe with flavorsome pizza and tasty pasta. It's an ideal choice for guests looking for a fantastic meal.
Most fans will be quick to point out that it's noted for its comfort food. There's no specific recommended attire, so feel free to dress casually and comfortably.
Upon arrival, see if you can try the meat balls, as they're often raved about. For those keeping an eye on their diet, the robust menu features items that are gluten-free, low-fat, organic, and vegetarian. WiFi's available if you're trying to get some work done, and in addition to its quick service (take-out is available), the restaurant also offers delivery, and can even cater an event for you. Or, if you just want to stop by for a beverage, the restaurant has a pretty broad selection at its bar.
A good option for dinner in Dorchester/Roxbury/Mattapan, a trip to Tavolo is definitely worthwhile. Its wine is known to be "tasty" and "great." The restaurant is easily reachable by public transit, and visitors who drive have access to a private lot nearby (or can park on the street).