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Italian Express Pizzeria

#2 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the food and atmosphere. Have been here 3 times now and have not been disappointed. Friendly waitstaff

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gem in the heart of Jeffries Point. Walking into this small restaurant feels like walking into a family home. Warm, cozy and adorned with everything Italian. The staff were so friendly and hospitable. They felt like old family friends you haven't seen in ages. The food was absolutely delicious. Get the garlic bread with marinara to start while... More 

Thank Ross K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a bunch of times since I moved to East Boston. Food is always delicious and service is always great. Portions are large, always enough to take leftovers home. Highly recommend for anyone in the area. Like eating with family every time.

Thank Alicia W
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They nailed the italian flavor on a budget, with fast, friendly service. Check it out if you're by Maverick Square.

Thank Kate11d
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My food experience has been very good and the portions are healthy size. I have found some of the diners can be inconsiderate of others and are extremely loud. Too small an area to be that loud. The owners are very nice and hospitable. The staff is very accommodating. I would recommend in a heart beat.

Thank jeanfrost75
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome!! Went for a quick bite with the wife si de we loved close. We had the BBQ chicken finger and Nonnie's chicken Soup for appetizer, and they were really good. Then we had the chicken limone with linguini, and chicken Alfredo with ziti which both were really good as well. The prices were very reasonable and the portions awesome.... More 

Thank Jgenao
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small place with a taste of italy, close to maverick sq, good food and good service. In the summer you can eat outside

Thank Laurachavarria
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the real deal. Excellent pizza but other dishes also. Sauce recipe is a family tradition. This is a cash only establishment, but the prices are very reasonable considering the quality.

Thank Steven S
Boston, MA
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room is small. It is always packed. The food is mind blowingly good. The family that owns the restaurant is two guys who pour their individual and collective hearts into everything- they have creatively named many dishes after local celebrities and politicians. I suggest the Eggplant Meninno. Out of this world. I personally do not eat pork, but my... More 

Thank Dan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came early on a Saturday evening. No problem getting a seat. Had meatballs as an appetizer - came out two large in marinara sauce. For meal one order spaghetti with Italiano sauce and the chicken parm with raviolis. Both meals were very large servings and delicious. Highly recommend this place.

Thank DCAMichael

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: 16175610038
Welcome to the World Famous - Italian Express Pizzeria. Featured on the Food Network's - "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" with Guy Fieri. We offer the Best Italian Food, Pizza, Pasta, and Seafood in Boston! All dishes are made-to-order from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. We use only the Finest and Freshest ingredients in all of our meals. Enjoy our delicious food by eat-in, take-out, delivery, and catering.

We have a beautiful dining room with lively music and a seasonal outdoor patio. We pride ourselves on serving the "Best Food for the Best Value"! Also, make sure you checkout our extensive Drink Menu that includes: Wine, Beer, Sangria, Martinis, Cocktails, and Cordials.

We look forward to serving you soon and becoming your new favorite Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria!

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