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Papa Razzi

159 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2834
+1 617-536-9200
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“pasta” (67 reviews)
“con pollo” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
159 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2834
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Papa Razzi is good, but not overly noteworthy. I’ve dined here and at other locations. It’s a very good meal in a great location of Boston. However, if you’re looking for a more authentic local experience, I suggest to travelers passing on this and heading...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our Saturday night reservation every year when we are in Boston for the Marathon. They have great gluten free options. We prefer a table upstairs, as outside sometimes that time of year can be We love their options and they are always friendly,...More

Thank Tami B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hmmm, great environment, fantastic menu full of authentic Italian food. We all chose for pasta variations which were highly appreciated by all of us. Highly recommended !

Thank 604wernerc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing good to recommend about this highly rated place with lots of noise with service not that different from any fast food restaurant except the price. The Rollatini Melazana starter was definitely precooked whereas the main dish pasta sauce tasted like coming from a tomato...More

Thank lravelon
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Amazing place to have lunch, staff is very nice and they are not every minute all over you. The place is amazing and the food is great. Like I said - Great place to enjoy great dinning with a staff that know how to give...More

Thank Ryan O
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Great, charming atmosphere. Wonderful, large bar for drink before dinner. Staff was great and the food was the best Italian I’ve had in a while. Red Sauce is so tasty. Steak was large and cooked to perfection and the polenta was amazing too. Large portions.

Thank MercJK
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Very luxurious inside so the bar was set high for the food. Ordered a lobster ravioli which wasn’t cooked fully. The salmon dish was okay but nothing to rave about. Worth a shot for someone who has been through nearly every restaurant on newbury but...More

Thank Chrystina H
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Had something to eat here along with some drinks. We had a burger and it was okay and certainly not special.

Thank LiefhebberD
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

It was a nice day for walking around Newbury Street for some shopping. Shopping does make you hungry, so finding a nice restaurant was on our mind. It was 3:00 on a Saturday and the first place we stopped into told us it was open...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 25 January 2018

We chose Papa Razzi on a recent trip to Boston to celebrate my birthday. Our meal was outstanding and the prices were reasonable for the quality and portion size. Great mozzarella fritta for an appetizer and pollo parmigiana and spaghetti vongole for main dishes. We...More

Thank amy c
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Response from Matthew J | Reviewed this property |
Shorts are ok but dress neatly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116-2834
    (Newbury Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Copley stop on the green line is right across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-9200
Papa Razzi offers the best of Italian scratch cooking: simple recipes, fresh ingredients, and passionate chefs. Inspired by the modern trattoria, each of our convenient locations makes it easy to enjoy a heart-warming meal from our wood-fired ovens. Everything from thin-crust pizzas to favorite pastas are made to order in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We look forward to your next visit!
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