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Jun 5, 2009 10:50 AM

What/how to order at Marco

Hey, hounds. Am planning a trip to Marco next week and looking for chow favorites. I have heard that the risotto is very good.

I am also looking for an ordering strategy for my girlfriend and I. Our usual traditional Italian approach is 2 antipasti, 2 pastas, and share 1 secondi. I'm not sure if that is too much food at Marco. Also the antipasti do not look great.


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  1. 1st of all I love Marco. This was the first place we tried when were thinking about moving to Boston and it was a hit. I con't tell you all that I ordered that night, mostly because the menu changes on the regular and the wine was really good.
    They do have a tasting menu. I would recommend going that way.
    I would suggest the frittelle di ricotta (ricotta fritters) and of course vongole origanato. These are classic presentations.
    The Insalata di rucola (bacon, shaved parmesan and fingerling potatoes) was a hit and they have a great endive salad with apples and walnuts.
    That night I had bistec and a tagliatelle dish. My wife had a great ravioli dish. We also had un contorno, the ubiquitous brocoli rabe con salsiccia.
    Great room, great service and the food was sharp on every course.