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Best Italian Restaurants in Melrose


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A photo of Giacomo's Ristorante - Melrose restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Melrose
Booked 12 times today
Giacomo's Ristorante - Melrose is a gem of Italian cuisine in Massachusetts. According to patrons, it consistently delivers fabulous Italian dishes, served by friendly, personable staff in a cozy atmosphere. Their specialties include perfectly cooked scallops in a brandy cream sauce and tender steaks accompanied by perfect vegetables. The burrata appetizer, chicken marsala and pasta dishes come highly recommended by satisfied customers. Reviewers point out its competitive pricing, describing it as the best value meal at a restaurant. Their excellent service and wonderful atmosphere are added bonuses. This favorite Italian spot of many locals, including a New Yorker, is a charm you can't resist. Visit early as it quickly fills up!
A photo of Fioritaly Trattoria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Medford
Booked 15 times today
Fioritaly Trattoria, based in Medford, is commended for its authentic Italian cuisine that has even been praised by native Italians for its authenticity. Patrons have consistently been raving about the delightful meals and the friendly staff. Their food is described as "fresh and flavorful" and "cooked in the Italian way", apparent in dishes like truffle ricotta cheese and Ravioli Caprese. The quality of service from the helpful staff complements the dining experience, ensuring customers return to Fioritaly Trattoria. Additionally, the restaurant also boasts of a well-curated wine list, all reasonably priced. A handful of customers think it's one of the best Italian spots, enough to bring out-of-town friends.
A photo of Gaetano's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Stoneham
Booked 6 times today
Gaetano's is repeatedly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine and warm, inviting atmosphere. Its devoted patrons are willing to drive extra miles to enjoy their favorite dishes at this cherished spot. Regularly lauded for its consistently excellent food, and friendly, attentive service, Gaetano's seems to be a local favorite. Reviewers particularly recommend the seafood fra diavolo, homemade pastas, and rich sauces from scratch. Whether for a family outing or a night out, the restaurant offers a pleasing experience. Despite its hidden gem status and being often fully packed, it still maintains its high quality, leading many to label it the 'go-to place' for Italian food.
A photo of Lucia Ristorante Winchester restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Winchester
Booked 19 times today
Lucia Ristorante Winchester is a North Shore institution, opened in 1985 by Winchester residents Filippo and Anna Frattaroli. Located in the town center, Lucia is the sister restaurant of the original Lucia Ristorante in the North End of Boston. Come experience Lucia Ristorante-a step into Italy.only a few steps from home. Voted Best Old World Italian Dining (2018-2020) by North Shore Magazine. We are open 7 days a week for indoor and outdoor (patio) dining, pick-up, and delivery. Reservations for dining are recommended.
A photo of Raso's Bar and Grille restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Medford
Booked 5 times today
Raso's Bar and Grille is a beloved restaurant known for its outstanding Contemporary American cuisine. The rave reviews speak to its popularity, with guests recounting their "unbelievable experiences". The food, such as the "best Veal Parmesan ever" and "fantastically fresh made pasta", is frequently praised for being "out of this world delicious". The restaurant is also lauded for its superior drinks, including an acclaimed espresso martini and a "killer martini menu". Other standouts include the "over-the-top amazing" Lobster Scampi and a gluten-free pizza described as "the best". Overall, Raso's Bar and Grille is recognized as an exemplar of exemplary neighborhood dining with consistently great food and remarkable service.
A photo of Paolo's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Saugus
Booked 1 time 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 Bistro 5 restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Medford
Booked 11 times today
Bistro 5 is highly recognized for its genuine Italian cuisine that satisfies both the local residents and Italian food enthusiasts in Boston. The restaurant is highly acclaimed by its patrons for its standout offerings such as the gnocchi, calamari, and profiteroles. Bistro 5 doesn't compromise on quality even during restaurant weeks - the Tagliatelle Ragu, scallops ceviche, and fresh wine pairings are particularly adored. This restaurant is also notable for its authentic Tuscan cuisine which deviates from the typical 'Italian American' food found elsewhere. Patrons love the unique and meticulously crafted pasta dishes and the excellent wine selections. The reviews highlight the truly authentic and delicious food, excellent service, and the pleasant cozy ambiance of the restaurant.
A photo of Uno Pizzeria & Grill - Revere restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Revere
Uno Pizzeria & Grill - Revere stands as an outstanding contender when it comes to Pizzeria cuisine. The consistent appreciation in the reviews highlights the excellence in service and taste they provide. Customers have shown great admiration for its vegan pizza, indicating a wide range of palatable choices for varying dietary preferences. Notably, their Burrata Caprese salad is highly acclaimed, emphasising their ability to master both Italian signature dishes and innovative creations. With an excellent staff, this restaurant truly stands out in delivering an amazing dining experience reinforcing its position as a prominent location for Pizzeria lovers.
A photo of Bellinos Trattoria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Wakefield
Booked 11 times today
Bellinos Trattoria, a bustling and lively restaurant that never disappoints in offering a genuine Italian dining experience. Highly appreciated by patrons for its outstanding service and fabulous hosts, the restaurant continues to receive rave reviews for its delicious, fresh, and flavorful dishes. From the crisp Caesar salad with perfectly crispy chicken cutlets to the mouthwatering pizzas crafted with fresh ingredients, Bellinos Trattoria leaves diners eager to return. An excellent culinary experience paired with an appealing ambiance and friendly staff makes this restaurant a highly recommended choice. As one satisfied customer stated, "There was nothing that was not great about this place." Many customers also note the beautiful lake views, making it the perfect summer spot.
A photo of Vinny's Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Somerville
Booked 2 times today
Vinny's Ristorante has been a beloved staple in the community for many years. Patrons consistently rave about the authentic, delicious Italian cuisine. The handmade pasta and various entrees, including the beef braciole and chicken parm, are repeatedly mentioned as favorites. Notably, even a 100% Sicilian grandmother gave her stamp of approval, praising its authenticity. The excellent service and warm atmosphere add to the charm of this local gem. Although making a visit might require a journey for some, the consensus is clear— no need to go to the North End, Vinny's Ristorante is truly the best Italian in town.
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