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Bella Vista

288 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
+1 617-367-4999
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
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“lasagna” (16 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
“cacciatore” (6 reviews)
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288 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

owner was born in italy, no over the top fancy flair to charge you more. You order good food for an excellent price! Great Value and flavor!!

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Little Italy in the early evening of Columbus Day after having spent the afternoon on the open top tour bus. We went from the ridiculously bad (tour bus) to the ridiculously good - Bella Vista!! Even though we hadn't made a reservation (which...More

Thank ExpatPlanters
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party of four enjoyed a wonderful lunch! As we were in port on a cruise, I had done a fair amount of research into the restaurants in the North End. The restaurant we had been planning to visit had a long wait so we...More

Thank rev_trips
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Best meal I had in Boston during my week long vacation. We had the lasagna and ziti with broccoli from the lunch menu. They were both perfectly prepared, fresh and hot. The bread was also hot and fresh. Loved the atmosphere with a cool breeze...More

Thank FootlooseHoosier
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

AMAZING food. Run by family. Small restaurant that one of the locals recommended. Our waiter Tony was top notch. Probably the best Italian food I have ever had.

Thank DalLwm
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We had a lovely lunch here very good value lunch menu, the portions were very generous for a lunch time menu my husband had the calamari I had the lasagna both very good. Tony was a lovely waiter/host. Would come here again for lunch if...More

Thank leggy55
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Stopped in for dinner as the recommended restaurant's line was too long to wait. So glad we found this cozy place. Family owned with great service and food. Large portions so be hungry when you go. Sat right at the front almost on the street...More

Thank dorismct
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The 4 of us just randomly pick this restaurants for lunch while exploring Boston on a Saturday. Everybody had red sauce dishes but me. I had the veal saltibocca which was delicious. Everybody had a nice meal and the service was friendly and efficient.

Reviewed 29 August 2017

randomly stopped for lunch. Food was excellent! I was dying for Carbonara and it was amazing! My aunt had the veal parm and she loved it. Worth checking out.

Thank zivagirl02360
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch with another family and everyone loved their meal. Service was excellent and the waiter clearly wanted to make everything perfect. In an area where they could serve tourist grade food they don't and deliver a fine meal.

Thank Karl K
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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Nearby Attractions
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-367-4999
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Bella Vista located in the historic north end of Boston features classic Italian cooking. Stop in for lunch or dinner today!
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