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mainahs Nov 22, 2009 04:50 AM

Went to Avila around 9:30 last Thursday and did not find this a place I would go again. I had three appetizers. Fried calamari was very tender and lightly breaded and for $6 a bargain but could have used more sauce (which I am sure I would have been given had I asked). Tuna tartar had a truffle aioli sauce that I didn't like and that overwelmed the fish and soaked the cucumber which would have been better crunchy. The few pieces of fried calamari on top of the tartar didn't really fit with the dish. Squash filled ravioli was good, quite sweet but had been under the hot lamp too long. The cream sauce was sticky and the ravioli so hot that it burned my tongue enough to cause a blister. No reason for this as the restaurant was almost empty. Three different glasses of white wine were each, 'eh'.

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Avila
1 Charles Street South, Boston, MA 02116