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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Wakefield

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4.7
Exceptional(552)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Charlestown
Booked 68 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".
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4.7
Exceptional(2352)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • West Cambridge
Booked 29 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.
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4.4
Awesome(1685)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • North End
Booked 18 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 Libertine restaurant
4.4
Awesome(238)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • North End
Booked 10 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 Geppetto restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(181)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Cambridge
Booked 13 times today
Geppetto, located in the Cambridge/Boston area, is celebrated for its superb Italian cuisine, with many of its visitors expressing high praise and repeated endorsements. The restaurant is noted for its high-quality ingredients and inventive recipes, along with seasonal menu changes and a commendable wine and cocktail list. Patrons often laud the steak, fried mozzarella, and gnocchi, emphasizing the deliciousness of the food, and the inviting ambiance. Positive reviews also highlight the restaurant's excellent service, with staff commended for their professionality, kindness, and attentiveness. Geppetto's devotion to an authentic Italian dining experience shines through, making it an unmissable destination in Boston for anyone seeking the best of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Paolo's restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(185)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Saugus
Booked 3 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 Source Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(509)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Cambridge
Booked 29 times today
Renowned for its impeccable service and exceptional food, Source Restaurant is a popular pizza bar in Cambridge, highly praised by patrons who consistently rave about its culinary prowess. The eatery has garnered numerous accolades from customers who appreciate the authentic and inventive pizza palate, featuring standouts like the deeply-savoured pepperoni pizza and the unconventional Hawaiian pizza. The restaurant also offers a variety of non-alcoholic beverages, adding to its appeal. The vibrant atmosphere and quality cuisine have earned Source Restaurant the reputation of being one of the best places in Cambridge, with many declaring it the best pizza in the New England area.
A photo of Ravello Italian Kitchen restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(461)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Watertown
Booked 24 times today
Ravello Italian Kitchen, located on a busy street, is a delightful place for classic Italian cuisine, as reviews consistently affirm. The restaurant's large portions, outstanding food quality, and reasonable prices impress patrons significantly. Highlights include the exceptional eggplant parmigiana and homemade plump ravioli. The chefs at Ravello are hailed for mastering Italian classics while infusing them with their unique touch, thus creating dishes that are fresh and delightful. The high standard of service at Ravello adds to its appeal, with servers like Matt receiving praise for their efforts in ensuring a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience. Despite its modest size, Ravello exudes a lively atmosphere perfect for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Cafe Amaro restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(85)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • North End
Booked 4 times today
Cafe Amaro located on Hanover Street is a cozy Italian gem, favorably reviewed for its intimate ambiance and delicious food, particularly the pizzas. Patrons praise the high-quality of service, with staff being friendly, accommodating, and making diners feel at home. What stands out is how the restaurant manages to maintain a quiet and casual atmosphere despite its size. The espresso martini has been recognized as one of the best in the North End. The food is consistently superb, with the Margherita pizza, linguini, prosciutto and mushroom pizza, and the meatball and Caesar salad appetizers receiving special mentions. Truly, a delightful Italian culinary experience.
A photo of Ducali Pizzeria restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(227)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • North End
Booked 2 times today
Ducali Pizzeria is widely acclaimed for its excellent Pizzeria cuisine, consistently receiving glowing reviews from satisfied customers. Patrons frequently praise the freshness of the ingredients, with many noting the flavorful sauce and high-quality Italian sausage. Reviewers also rave about the pizzas' finely-tuned balance of flavors, with one stating that "the sauce danced on my tastebuds." Remarkably, Ducali Pizzeria accepts reservations, which sets them apart from many of their competitors and further enhances the dining experience. Many of the reviews point out the restaurant's beneficial location, and its service is lauded as quick and attentive. It is highly recommended to those craving great pizza.
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