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#151 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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319 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1820
+1 617-367-4348
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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169 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Deceptively plain surroundings, white tile walls,surprise with really good and tasty food in this tiny Hanover St Italian eatery, surrounded by larger and more luxurious appearing competitors. It's small, with some diners on bar stools facing the windows on Hanover, some at a tiny bar at the back, the rest on the less than a dozen tables. The single server... More 

Thank rambleyat
Waquoit, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Anyone who does not give this restaurant five stars does not appreciate dining in the North End. This is a small restaurant with two servers; small kitchen; terrific wine list and great food. Please make a reservation, sit down and enjoy....

Thank Bostonwhaler43
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a phenomenal meal! The restaurant is a cozy little neighborhood establishment! The entire experience was charming and unforgettable! I cannot put into words how amazing the food is!!!

Thank Kyena C
San Diego, California
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140 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a charming authentic north end Italian Restaraunt that was packed and smelled amazing. I'm carb free and had the seafood stew which was delicious. I struggled to find another appetizer that was carb free and not seafood (to be different from entry). The menu is very limited so if your a carb free person just be prepared.

Thank martygood
Jakarta, Indonesia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Even though place is small, it has a very cosy atmosphere. Ordered the veal scallopine and pan roasted chicken breast, both meat are tender and sauce is flavorful. Server doubles as host but that doesn't affect her responsesiveness and attentiveness. Got their complimentary tiramisu which has the perfect balance of softness and sweetness. Worth braving through a snow storm to... More 

Thank hwinata
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

What a great evening. The owner made us feel really special and gave great advice on a (cheaper) wine as well as bringing the most divine food and complimentary tiramisu!! Will go there every time I visit Boston. Thanks again.

Thank John B
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This cozy restaurant is a little gem right on Hanover. The menu has so many good choices and everything is made to order and delicious. This is an authentic and fun experience and the service is incredibly friendly.

Thank Towards1
Dayton, Ohio
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious, fresh Italian food. I got the classic linguini. It was amazing. My friend got tiger shrimp with white sauce. She loved it. We had to take half of each meal back with us. Highly recommend. It is difficult find. There is no sign on the outside. We called while walking to get help finding.

Thank ShelleyLovesTX
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I had a late night dinner with my family at Pomodoro on our first evening in Boston. We were enchanted by the food quality and refinement (the mushroom ragu was incredible) as well as the cosy setting. Shivaun, the manager, is a treasure and spent 30 minutes writing down all her cultural and culinary recommendations for our trip which were... More 

Thank Eli_in_ca
Somerville, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and please eat here. Every dish is spectacular. I've been four times now. The owner is kind, funny, and attentive. Get the antipasti and a bottle of wine. Then get pasta. Then stagger home happy.

Thank Heron G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1820
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-367-4348

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

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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 and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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