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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Saugus

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A photo of Paolo's restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(185)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Saugus
Booked 7 times today
Paolo's is acclaimed for its exceptional Mediterranean cuisine, particularly its Greek-Italian offerings. The restaurant has earned rave reviews for its consistent quality and wide variety of dishes. From butternut squash ravioli, rigatoni with meatballs and sausage, to scallop risotto and Orechette with broccoli rabe and sausage, every dish is a testament to superb culinary skills. The grilled eggplant rollatini and meatball appetizer, for instance, has been praised for its exquisite taste. The restaurant's ambiance is intimate and welcoming, with a small bar providing a cosy dining spot. The staff, too, are noted for their warmth and readiness to assist, creating a truly enjoyable dining experience.
A photo of Terra at Eataly Boston restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3554)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Back Bay
Booked 143 times today
Terra at Eataly Boston, a contemporary Italian restaurant, consistently impresses guests with their varied seasonal menu and high-quality Italian cuisine. Praised for its “authentic and high quality” meals, Terra champions Italian classics, from the prosciutto and cheese board to the fettuccine with beef and pork ragu, which have been described as “delicious” and “outstanding.” The wine list, representative of fine Italian wines, further enhances the dining experience. Customers laud the “excellent” service and the vibrant atmosphere, where food enthusiasts congregate to savor every bite. Despite a minor setback due to an out-of-service elevator, Terra's captivating blend of exquisite Italian fare, efficient service, and lively ambiance earns it rave reviews.
A photo of Prima restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(552)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Charlestown
Booked 86 times today
Prima, nestled in the heart of Charlestown, Boston, has garnered raving reviews for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons have praised its top-notch service, cozy ambiance, and especially its tasty dishes. The spicy picci pasta and veal prime rib are highly recommended for their expert seasoning and generous portions. Reviewers also suggest trying the meatballs and the irresistible vanilla fudge buttercream cake. With a choice of half-serving pasta options and a promise of impeccable steak quality rivalling Boston's best, every visit to Prima is a delightful culinary adventure. As one happy customer put it, "Prima was absolutely amazing. The best Italian I've had in Boston yet".
A photo of MIDA - South End restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2601)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • South End
Booked 48 times today
MIDA - South End has become a cornerstone for authentic Italian cuisine in Boston. Patrons cannot give enough praise for the restaurant's exceptional service, creative drinks, and most importantly, their superbly crafted dishes. Embracing the spirit of Italian culinary tradition, the restaurant particularly shines with its pasta offerings. One visitor even proclaimed that MIDA served some of the best pasta he has eaten in Boston. From the flavorful risotto to inventive desserts, the food consistently leaves an unforgettable impression. Gluten-friendly options and a welcoming ambiance only adds to the restaurant's inclusive allure. Whether it's a spontaneous date night or a dedicated trip from New York, MIDA promises a memorable dining experience steeped in authenticity and warmth.
A photo of Capo Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2057)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • South Boston
Booked 96 times today
Capo Restaurant, a popular Italian eatery situated in South Boston, comes highly recommended for its authentic and delicious cuisine. Patrons praise the restaurant for its outstanding service, fabulous food, and warm, inviting atmosphere. Described as "amazing" and "the best Italian food in Boston", it's renowned for dishes like the cheese board, antipasti, pasta, and chocolate cake. Its "Gluten Free Tuesday" night, offering a range of gluten-free options, is a big hit amongst diners with dietary restrictions. Moreover, the restaurant's food is often referred to as "perfection", with delightful cocktails and beautiful decor. The reviews consistently emphasize Capo's unmatched quality and culinary excellence.
A photo of Grana at The Langham, Boston restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(493)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Financial District
Booked 14 times today
Located in the heart of Boston, Grana at The Langham is the epitome of upscale casual dining, making it an ideal spot for business lunches, date nights, or simply a relaxing brunch. Frequently lauded for its excellent service and delicious food, the restaurant continues to uphold the high standards set by its patrons. With one diner praising, "In short, an unofficial Michelin star experience at an affordable cost," the restaurant's reputation for delectable Italian cuisine is undisputed. Another solidifies this sentiment, mentioning the "Italian Cioppino, which was prepared to perfection." The tranquil ambiance, attention to detail, and creative drinks truly make Grana at The Langham a haven of Italian culinary excellence.
A photo of Artu restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1685)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • North End
Booked 28 times today
Artu, situated in the heart of Boston's North End, is consistently praised for its magnificent authentic Italian cuisine. Customers have lauded it as "excellent," "fabulous," and "outstanding" in their reviews, with one stating it provided the "best authentic Italian food in North End". The homemade pasta, traditional Italian dishes, and exceptional service are notable features that make dining at Artu a delightful experience. The restaurant also shines with its friendly neighborhood ambiance and great drink menu. Artu's commitment to delivering top-notch quality food within a welcoming environment is clear. Artu is a must-try for anyone seeking an unforgettable Italian dining experience.
A photo of Toscano Harvard Square restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2352)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • West Cambridge
Booked 34 times today
Situated in Harvard Square, Toscano offers an unmatched Italian experience, praised consistently for its authenticity and quality. Patrons commend its excellent service, refined yet welcoming atmosphere, and remarkable food. Reviews highlight the pasta e fagioli soup, equating it to a grandmother's homemade recipe, and the delightful special homemade tagliatelle mixed with crab, alongside an extensive, expertly-curated wine list. Whether for a business meal or a special occasion, Toscano continually impresses with its traditional Italian dishes and innovative twists. The restaurant also gains recognition for its exceptional risotto, with reviewers celebrating the shrimp and mushroom variations as perfect. Toscano is truly a revered jewel in the Italian culinary scene.
A photo of Libertine restaurant
4.4
Awesome(238)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • North End
Booked 18 times today
Libertine is praised for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. Reviewers frequently comment on the excellent food, with dishes like the mushroom tagliotelle and octopus appetizer earning high praises. The service is consistently reported to be exceptional, with kind and attentive staff contributing to an overall welcoming atmosphere. It stands out even among the myriad of Italian restaurants in the busy North End, providing a refreshing change with its unique offerings. The restaurant is also noted for its inclusivity, being a fantastic option for individuals with gluten allergies. With such great reviews, Libertine proves to be a must-visit for Italian food lovers.
A photo of BASILE - Fine Italian Kitchen restaurant
4.2
Awesome(793)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Back Bay
Booked 3 times today
BASILE - Fine Italian Kitchen boasts an impeccable reputation for serving deliciously decadent and authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant's rave reviews consistently highlight the exceptional service, unique menu, and quality of the dishes. Customers often praise the extensive menu selection, including the seafood dish in a creamy pesto sauce, the ribeye, and the creative fusion dish - Masala Ravioli. Also noteworthy is the wonderful atmosphere, described as perfect for a romantic evening or a memorable night out. Reviewers frequently commend the staff for going above and beyond, creating an outstanding dining experience. Located in Boston, BASILE's Italian cuisine is a "must-try", especially for those seeking dishes reminiscent of genuine Italian meals.
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