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“The North End of Boston, MA”
Review of Maurizio's

Maurizio's
Ranked #252 of 3,434 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: US$41 - US$80
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: North End
Description: Maurizio's, top rated in the Zagat Guide and three time winner of Boston Magazine's Best of Boston Award, has been part of the North End dining experience for over twelve years. Chef Maurizio Loddo hails from the Italian Island of Sardinia and brings a wealth of additional cooking experience from France, Germany and Spain. Wines from Maurizio's exciting list are selected to compliment the food. You will find exceptional and affordable picks from all over the globe
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This restaurant was in the North End of Boston and was very small (about 10 tables, maybe!). Because we were a large group we were seated in the basement where there were only 5 other tables. The ceiling was very low and made the whole basement eating experience a little tight. You had to go down a spiral staircase to get there so if you have any disabilities this might not be the place to go especially if the main dining area with all of 10 tables is full.

The service was terribly slow. Maybe because we were a big group but more than likely it was because there was only one waitress for the entire restaurant. The food was just okay. I had the Mediterranean Sea Bass and it was barely warm and very dry. We asked for two bottles of wine for the table and the waitress would only bring one at a time and only she could serve it. We wanted it at the table so that we could help ourselves but she ignored our request. What is up with that???? The one good area was the appetizers. They were very good (calamari, eggplant and bruschetta).

Maybe on another night it would have been better, not sure.

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Thank SanLeandroJenD
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was actually where we ended up after seeing the line at Giacomo's. Turned out to be a great option! It is small (maybe about 10 tables or so), but is absolutely adorable (there are stairs though, so I have to imagine that there is a downstairs/basement -- couldn't say what mysteries that lower level holds though). We went on a Friday night around 8:30pm, and sat in a cozy table right near the window. There were several excellent looking menu options, and quite frankly, some of the best bread I have had in a restaurant. I went with the Conchiglie con Ricotta alla Sarda (basically shells with cheese and tomato sauce, but fancier and deserves much more credit than my lack luster description). It was extremely good and filling. The service was excellent, and our waitress was happy to answer any questions and provide some suggestions (for the dining experience and the Boston experience). The prices were on par with surrounding places (on average, the $20 to $30 range for entrees). Overall, I highly recommend.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We found out about this place based on the advise of someone on Trip Advisor. We spent 5 nights in Boston, 5 night in NYC and 5 nights in DC on our trip. This was absolutely the best meal we had and the service was exceptional.

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1  Thank ArkieLovesSTJ
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Went with another couple (one who is Italian) for dinner. The burrata appetizer was maybe the best cheese I have ever had. We literally fought over the last bite of the creamy amazing ball of yumminess.

We each ordered a different pasta. The portions are very generous, none of us finished ours. They were all authentic and full of flavor. If you are looking for warm fuzzy staff, look elsewhere. This place is old school, and it's wonderful.

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Thank Alicia67
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went here on a Thursday night 7 in the party. Upstairs holds about 20, downstairs 30. Small and "mom and pop". Seated right away, good bread, nice waiter, and fairly priced wine. Eat up a storm of food-pasta orders large and can be shared
Chicken Parm good! Order a bunch and share-that's the way to go
We had multiple apps, 7 main courses, 2 bottles of wine and several dessert wines and total bill including tax and tip $380 for 7. Pretty good!....

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Thank JeffreyFireIsland
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