Dining and To Go Hours

Take Out available 4:30PM-6:00PM Monday-Thursday during patio season.

Available for Take Out:

  • 64oz Growler of Sangria $35 ($5 Bottle Deposit)
  • Grotto Martinis $20 (3 full martini servings, add ice, shake and strain)
  • Bottle Housemade Limencello $20

    Mon-Fri open at 4:30
    Sat-Sun open at noon

    Heated Patio is always open

  • Reservations

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  • Make sure you have chosen the right date when making reservation. After we open online reservations default to the following day.
  • We will take same day reservations online until half hour before we open. After we open please call to make reservations for that day.
  • If you would like to sit on the patio please make a note under special request. Heaters and specific areas are first come and are not held.
  • Gift Certificates

    Choice of: Mailed Gift Card or Emailed eGift Card

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    "Sophia's feels like a trattoria in Italy, one you might stumble upon in some quaint little town."

    ...Boston Globe


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    Hours & Location

    22r Birch Street, Roslindale, MA 02131

    Monday-Friday: 4:30pm-9:30pm
    Saturday: Noon-9:30pm
    Sunday: Noon-9:00pm

    Our Story

    Nestled in the courtyard in Roslindale Village, Sophia's Grotto awaits your discovery. Upon entering, the aroma of the wood-oven, the warm glowing decor and the delectable Meditteranean dishes will greet you and you will have discovered your "home away from home".

    Sophia's Grotto opened it's doors in March 2005 to warm reviews. In 2008 Boston Magazine recognized Sophia's Grotto as on of the 25 Best Al Fresco Spots. In 2009 Sophia's Grotto was awarded Boston Magazine's Best of Boston for Affordable Al Fresco Dining. And in 2013 Sophia's Grotto was named Boston Magazine's Best Roslindale Restaurant. Come to Sophia's Grotto and discover one of Boston's best kept secrets!

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