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Has anyone been to TIVOLI on Exchange Street in Malden??

Small Plates Jul 25, 2007 03:28 PM

We are thinking about trying it this weekend at the behest of friends. They really enjoyed the food, but they do not drink wine - so I was wondering if anyone had been recently and could talk about the food and advise if there is a serviceable wine list.

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    lisa13 RE: Small Plates Jul 25, 2007 07:26 PM

    Tivoli's is one of our favorite places to go for great food at decent prices, in a laid back, friendly atmosphere. The wine list is not overly extensive, but we have never had trouble finding something drinkable. I don't know how your tastes run, so I won't venture to guess whether it is "servicable" or not.

    The food has french and italian influences. We have never been disappointed with a meal there. Favorites are the seared scallop salad, the pork chop and duck two ways. It's really a lovely place.

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      Small Plates RE: lisa13 Jul 25, 2007 08:03 PM

      Thanks so much, Lisa, for your insights. We are not too picky about wine - I just wanted to make sure they had a wine list, period.... Anyway, we heard about the duck so I am glad to hear your props. I will look forward to our meal!

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        lisa13 RE: Small Plates Jul 26, 2007 10:11 AM

        To confirm, they do indeed have a wine list, its just not huge. It tends to focus on basic, food friendly offerings that are reasonably priced. They also carry a few half bottles, which we really like when matching something with apps, and something different with dinner.

        I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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      gltsoi RE: Small Plates Jul 25, 2007 08:55 PM

      My husband and I love Tivoli, their seafood pasta is wonderful, and the duck is one of my favorites. The only hitch is that the service can be really really slow.

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