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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Restaurant Pava

1229 Centre St. (Beacon St.) Send to Phone
617-965-0905
Adjoining a posh Newton boutique, Pava is a striking little nook turning out Italian fare that isn’t quite as spiffy as its prices suggest.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Restaurant Pava Restaurant Review

: When high-end retailers branch out into the restaurant business, the results tend to be high on style and low on substance (not to mention hard on the wallet). Restaurant Pava bucks that trend, but just barely. Adjoining posh boutique Tess & Carlos in downtown Newton, it’s a striking little nook composed of bright and shiny surfaces; its menu likewise favors bright Mediterranean flavors, adding dollops of tarragon-laced tzatziki to zucchini fritters, balancing pork with pistachio and pomegranate. Still, the execution is murkier than it was under chef-about-town Susan Regis, who helped Lydia Shire make Biba the legend it was.



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