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Cafe Porto Bello

) #721 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza
672 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1596
+1 617-269-7680
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good48%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pollo” (4 reviews)
“saltimbocca” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
672 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1596
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were referred to this reasonable good food by a local bar owner. The food was excellent and nice size portions. Some how the owner of the bar forgot to tell us that it was cash only. Only about 10-12 tables but the Staff was...More

Thank slydevil03
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area and walked in for lunch. Both the scrod and the clam linguine (with marinara sauce) were great! Nice little spot!

Thank John S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very small setting, probably max of 30-40 but manageable. I have yet to get a bad meal here or hear anyone who had. I had a seafood (Clam Special) and they were very sweet clams in the shell over linguini a very very good dish…...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Lots of pasta and fortunately also offers gluten free pasta. Small and homey atmosphere. Good italian food with reasonable prices.

Thank longfellowplace
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Tucked away on Ring Road, this new spot is beautiful. I was there with 6 coworkers and we had a good time. The service was excellent. This is a nice change from the usual back bay hot spots.

Thank FoxboroTom
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Excellent & friendly service. Basic decor feels very homey. Cash only restaurant- be prepared. My Pollo Saltimboca was super delicious. My friend was pleased with his stuffed scrod. We ordered and I would not order again the calamari starter. House wine by...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We were looking for a quiet place to have lunch and also have good food. This restaurant provided those items and more. Kathy, our waitress was wonderful. The food was absolutely wonderful in both price, quality and quantity. The space inside is comfortable and quiet....More

Thank slimboreno
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The only drawback & I mean the ONLY drawback is its cash only. But if you walk three feet in either direction go to an ATM. Everything on the lunch menu is extraordinary! The lobster ravioli appetizer is ridiculously delicious. The lunch prices are so...More

Thank Pesky6
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Service, great food and hospitality make this wonderful restaurant a hidden gem in Boston. We love the North End so what a pleasant surprise we experienced on our first visit! We'll be back...Italian fare at it's best and more than reasonable prices. Add it to...More

Thank Iridaceae
Reviewed 25 April 2015

This small Italian restaurant is a local favorite. Good food, reasonable prices & generous portions. We both ordered wine to start. Crispy bread & butter & olive oil was brought to the table. Then we ordered our favorite appetizer Mozzarella Fritti...fried mozzarella in a fresh...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 672 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1596
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighbourhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-269-7680
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