Dining and To Go Hours

Mon-Thurs 4:30-9:30
Fri 4:30-10:30
Sat 12:00-10:30
Sun 12:00-9:00

During peak hours you may get the voicemail because we are on the other line taking orders. Sorry for the inconvience and please try back.

Available for Take Out
$30 ($5 bottle deposit)


We are now taking limited reservations online:

  • We will take same day reservations online until half hour before we open. After we open please call to make reservations for that day.
  • We do leave room for same day reservations and walk-ins.
  • Patrons must wear a mask until seated at their table.
  • We are allowing One Hour and Fortyfive minutes for each seating to limit patrons gathering and waiting for tables.
  • We may need to change reservation times if it rains. Part of our patio is covered.
  • The online reservation system is new to us. Please be patient as we work through the kinks.

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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-Thursday: 5pm-9:30pm
    Friday: 5pm-10:00pm
    Saturday: Noon-10:00pm
    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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