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#174 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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379 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1907
+1 617-523-8481
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had been looking forward to dining at Strega on Hannover St all week, we have been residents of the North End for nearly a year and had never visited this establishment. We were there last Friday 14th for an early evening dinner. What a crushing disappointment - with the exception of a very professional and courteous... More 

1 Thank TheEthicurean1975
Kingston, Massachusetts
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had very much been looking forward to dining at Strega and perhaps my expectations were a bit too high. In any event, I wouldn't rush back. The food is average in quality but outrageously overpriced. My dining companion and I shared an arugula and grapefruit salad which was the best part of the meal. I had one of the... More 

Thank anon3200
Sudbury, MAssachusetts, USA
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptional fine dining experience at Strega North End. Our waiter, an employee of Strega North End for 10 years, knew a friend of ours who owns another nearby restaurant. He advised that we only order one caesar salad, rather than two (they are large enough to share), saving us a few dollars. The wine list is extensive and we... More 

Thank Charles C
Clayton, North Carolina
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567 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us went here on a Wednesday night, The place was easy to find, your best bet is to valet park. We had make resv. so we was seated right away. They do have a no hat policy. Our server was great telling us the specials and about the food. Everything we got from apps, to dessert was... More 

Thank firebear1961
Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband bought a Groupon in December for Strega. He told me we were going out on Sunday, but didn't tell me where. When we arrived at Strega I was excited because I have heard great things. I don't normally like going to Italian Restaurants because their food never compares to my own cooking, but the Chicken dish that I... More 

Thank strawberrypip71
Sycamore, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We first walked into Strega in July 2011 when bringing my now husband to the North End for the best Italian food... we walked up and down the street and decided on Strega- and we were sure glad we did! Intimate ambience, genuine servers... The food was extraordinary and the drinks were top shelf! Strega is just overall the full... More 

Thank lovealwayslisa8
Peabody, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I went to Strega for Restaurant Week; it was a real treat. My wife and I had different course selections. I had the tasty fried calamari, savory shrimp and scallops in a vodka cream sauce over fresh pasta and a great chocolate chip cannoli. My wife enjoyed the large meatball calabrese, the grilled sirloin steak with mashed potatoes and asparagus... More 

Thank Steven A
Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017

On a whole, Strega delivered a quality North End Italian experience. We researched several options in advance of our weekend trip to Boston and decided on Strega for the fact that they take reservations, had a slightly bigger space in comparison to other establishments, and of course the previous slew of positive reviews. Here are our thoughts on Strega: Atmosphere:... More 

Thank Meghan F
Gainesville, Florida
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It was tight seating and lots of arms in your face trying to navigate other seats but the food was pretty good. The company made the experience much better than anything else. No B&B or cappuccino which was a little disappointing but they did try to get it.

Thank Ally W
Wolcott, Connecticut
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Strega is an excellent restaurant in the North End of Boston for authentic Italian dinning. The food was as good as any on Hanover St. Service was also excellent, the waiter was very attentive and informative about the menu and specials. Atmosphere was very good, but in a relatively small room the seating was a little close.

Thank MikeG_CT

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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$31 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 379 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1907
  • Public Transportation: MBTA Blue Line Aquarium, Government Center MBTA Orange Line Haymarket Station
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-8481
Strega is a hip Italian restaurant in the North End. Come enjoy fantastic food and a great atmosphere!

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Dracut, Massachusetts, United States
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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

Neighbourhood Profile
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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