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Best Italian Restaurants in South Boston

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A photo of Capo Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2069)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • South Boston
Booked 55 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 Trattoria Il Panino restaurant
4.5
Awesome(6113)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North End
Booked 183 times today
Located in the North End of Boston, Trattoria Il Panino is highly praised for its exceptional Italian cuisine. The restaurant offers an extensive menu, complemented by a selection of fine wines and cocktails. The house special, lobster Fra Diavolo, and the restaurant's homemade pasta are consistently highlighted in reviews. Customers also rave about the "delicious and satisfying" dishes, expressing their appreciation for the authentic Italian cuisine. Delicious cocktails, such as the pistachio martini, add to the experience. Trattoria Il Panino is described as "easily the best Italian food in Boston", and many customers emphasize their eagerness to return, vouching for the quality and consistency of its gastronomical offerings.
A photo of Terra at Eataly Boston restaurant
4.4
Awesome(3587)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Back Bay
Booked 122 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 Bricco restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(5808)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • North End
Booked 106 times today
Bricco, located in the heart of Boston's North End, is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, a fact reinforced by numerous glowing reviews. Patrons commend the restaurant for its outstanding food, great wine selection, and excellent service. Its varied menu, featuring a broad range of spirits, cocktails, and wines, is particularly appreciated. Dishes such as Lamb veal and Short Rib, Sea Bass, and their unique Zucchini Flowers appetizer come highly recommended. Reviewers have described their dining experience at Bricco as "amazing," "delicious," and "a treat," confirming that Bricco offers a truly authentic and unforgettable Italian dining experience.
A photo of Bar Mezzana restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1310)
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • South End
Booked 41 times today
Bar Mezzana has earned itself formidable acclaim among Italian food enthusiasts as it continues to serve up delightful and innovative Italian cuisine. Located in the increasingly vibrant Ink Block neighborhood, the restaurant's food receives persistent praise from patrons. Among their culinary accolades are their crudo, highly praised for its originality and exceptional taste, and their pasta dishes which have garnered rave reviews for their authenticity and flavor. Reviews such as, "Simply the best Italian food I've ever had. It became a daily place to dine while I was in town on business. Going to miss it very much," and "As someone married to an Italian I'm used to good Italian food in Italy, this would be great food in Italy!" underline the restaurant's dedication to providing high-quality Italian food. With repeated commendations for their attentive service, superb wine list, and warm, welcoming ambiance, Bar Mezzana has secured its place as a must-visit destination for succulent Italian fare.
A photo of Serafina Seaport restaurant
4.5
Awesome(562)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Seaport
Booked 56 times today
Serafina Seaport in Boston has been praised as an exceptional provider of authentic Italian cuisine. Its flavorful dishes and outstanding service have left an indomitable impression on many customers, some even comparing the restaurant's food to be as good as Italian dishes get in Boston. Particularly appreciated are dishes like the truffle, Ceasar salad, mussels, chicken parm and the seafood pasta, all of which are said to be deliciously worth the visit. The restaurant's ambiance is equally compelling, with a lively vibe, ambient evening lighting, and outdoor seating offering a soothing sea breeze. The excellent dining experience at Serafina Seaport is quintessentially Italian, backed by attentive staff, quality wines and an interesting, diverse menu. Reviewers have highly recommended the restaurant, with many planning on returning to try more of their offerings.
A photo of Mare restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2745)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • North End
Booked 41 times today
Mare boasts an impressive menu featuring a selection of fine Italian wines and sumptuous Italian seafood dishes, making it a venue of choice for discerning gourmets. The restaurant's dedication to delivering authentic Italian cuisine has won it rave reviews from customers. "Amazing service, environment & food" and "Consistently excellent food and service" are comments that underline its reputation. Notably, a reviewer praised Mare as "by far our favorite Italian restaurant in town" and lauded it for delivering "True Mediterranean Italian fare and flare." Despite its seemingly hidden location in the North End, Mare has managed to attract fans who appreciate its beautiful food presentation and unique ambiance. Its commitment to quality is also reflected in the high praises for its knowledgeable and attentive staff.
A photo of Contessa - Boston restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(24)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Back Bay
Booked 29 times today
Reigning over Back Bay and The Boston Public Garden, Contessa is the crown jewel of dining atop one of Boston’s most glamorous hotels, The Newbury Boston. Delightfully re-imagined, this enclosed rooftop destination is inspired by the old-world resorts of Europe and the lasting estates of Italy where classic grand trattoria cuisine awaits. Designed like a conservatory with a glass roof and retractable panels for open air dining, the rooftop space feels like a “garden in the sky” where diners relax in a sun-soaked room for breakfast, lunch, or brunch or take in the sunset and starry skies over cocktails and dinner. Contessa is Boston's first culinary destination from hospitality powerhouse Major Food Group, led by founders Mario Carbone, Rich Torrisi and Jeff Zalaznick.
A photo of Prima restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(579)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Charlestown
Booked 55 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 Ciao Roma restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(927)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • North End
Booked 71 times today
Ciao Roma is an exceptional Italian restaurant renowned for its authentic and innovative dishes. The glowing reviews highlight the homely yet elegant ambience that embodies the character of a traditional Italian establishment. Patrons particularly recommend the lobster and corn ravioli and the chicken parm. The Sunday lasagna also stands out as a must-try signature dish. Along with the excellent cuisine, customers praise the outstanding service, mentioning the staff's hospitality and attentiveness. Whether for a cozy birthday celebration, a romantic evening, or a relaxing brunch, Ciao Roma offers an unforgettable Italian dining experience. The outdoor terrace, particularly in summer, is cited as a delightful setting appreciated by many.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in South Boston

Experience the charm and culinary delight of Italian cuisine in the vibrant neighborhood of South Boston, Greater Boston. Our curated selection of Italian restaurants in this locale offers a diverse array of authentic dishes, from classic wood-fired pizzas to house-made pastas, capturing the true essence of Italian dining. Each establishment is celebrated for its dedication to traditional Italian flavors and techniques, ensuring a genuine and satisfying dining experience. The dining scene in South Boston is notably dynamic, characterized by its blend of rustic charm and modern sophistication, making it a prime destination for food enthusiasts. Patrons consistently praise the warm atmospheres and exceptional service, which complement the high-quality, flavorful meals served. Whether you're a local or a visitor, these Italian spots in South Boston are perfect for anyone looking to indulge in a delightful, authentic culinary journey.

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