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Giacomo's Restaurant

355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-523-9026
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
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Reviewed yesterday

Quite quirky, very busy, great atmosphere, very friendly staff, GREAT FOOD! Tables are close together but that did not distract from our visit. The food was very very good. And not at all expensive.

Thank JC1LondonEngland
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A party of one or a tight knit couple can fit at the little space in the corner serving bar. This helps you get seated faster and you have a great view of them cooking and all the hustle of the tiny restaurant. I ordered...More

1  Thank Navyspouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! The food, the experience.... all will be something we will remember for many years to come. Authentic Italian food and ambiance with a very reasonable price tag. This was such a special and memorable way to spend our first evening in Boston!

Thank Madeline_J11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked past Giacomo’s the day before we dined there and the line in front caught our attention. We decided we had to try it out and we were happy we did. The next night, the short wait was worth it as the waiter (a...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Now that's Italian. Giacomo's is perfect. The waiters, the room, the aromas when you walk in the door, and the food. The food is great and the potions are ample. We always have a great meal here. This should be on everyone's list.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Boston 4 nights and every night there was a long line outside. We decided to go on our last night, and were not disappointed. They cram in as many tables as they can in this tiny space, and the food comes out...More

1  Thank smudpu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the prices are right but the food is just okay. nothing special. nothings prepared with care. everything just so so. nobody paying attention to making it a better experience.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this place. Great food and large portions. It gets crowded and no reservations so try and go off peak. Love the Zuppa de Pesce. No credit cards either so bring cash. Small place and we had to wait outside. Little tough in winter....More

Thank dinerdon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like homemade pasta and ravioli, this is "the" place in Boston. I make my own pasta and have traveled to Italy many times. This restaurant could easily be a hit there. Although small and crowded at times, the service and food are superior....More

Thank Advancepsy
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended so we thought that we would try. It does not take reservations or credit cards. Cash only. I was surprised about how inexpensive this restaurant was. Wine per glass is cheap and the servings are large. The menu is limited. A...More

Thank Dianne H
North End
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being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
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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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11 July 2017|
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Response from IMKEVINFROMBOSTON | Reviewed this property |
I park on the water front , near Lewis Wharf about 16;00 a day very convinient ,sometimes I take a commuter boat in from a nearby town ,also lots of fun and sights to see.
25 June 2017|
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Response from hawk_roamer | Reviewed this property |
Not a wine consumer but I agree that the wait is worth it. Hope you go and have the great experience we had.
Stacey R
25 May 2017|
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Response from SoCalFamily3 | Reviewed this property |
Nope but worth the wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-9026
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