Gaetano's

4.5
241 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Welcome to Gaetano's!
Since 1995, Gaetano’s has been serving authentic Italian dishes in a warm, friendly environment. Come join us for the best Italian food north of Boston.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 241 people are saying
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Nexttoboston
New England
24 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice dinner on the patio. Baked stuffed lobster special was delicious! Reasonable prices for good food.

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vipDianeF
New England
31 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This restaurant is very consistent. The food is very good with a wide selection. Service is excellent and the dining room has a homey feel

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Jaygee
New England
6 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The reason I drive a half hour to Gaetano's is because I know that I will be totally satisfied with the food, drinks and service. What more could one ask for today.

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PattyH
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This has been my all time favorite restaurant for many years. The food is always outstanding with large portions and a great selection. The service is always wonderful. Drinks are perfectly made. It is not a chain restaurant and most of the staff have been there for years. You get to know them all. It is a must try if you have not been here. Guarantee you'll go back.

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MelissaM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We decided to go to dinner last minute since we really wanted pizza and I just have to say we do not regret it! Our server, who we called the sangria queen by the end of the night, was so sweet and helpful and even let me try a sample of their apple pie sangria (which was delicious by the way). The portions were huge and everything was so good. Definitely recommend and will be going again!

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vipSharonF
New England
13 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband got the Chicken Spinaci and
it was absolutely delicious..mine was Chicken Francaise was fabulous as well.
We also had the stuffed mushrooms…our favorite appetizer and always flavorful.

MD
MelissaD
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian food and service in the area!

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vipDianeF
New England
32 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

very good lobster selections every Wednesday. fair price and good service but they could use an additional server.

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JonathonW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

It was very loud and noisy more like a bar noise level then a sit down restaurant.
The food was average I was expecting better especially for the price. Lots of shell pieces in the lobster ravioli. The waitress was very nice and accommodating. If your looking for a quiet date night this is not the place. Overall I wouldn't return as the food was on a olive garden standard.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another wonderful dinner and evening at Gaetano’s. Food was delicious, nice and hot, not rushed, very nice atmosphere! Highly recommend!

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PatS
New England
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was very good and the portion was large. Roasted beet salad was exceptional.

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lindao
New England
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

food was excellent. varity outstanding. service great

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
10 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Had a very nice dinner. Drinks were very good, tasty calamari and a veal and pasta dish. Waitress very sweet and attentive !
Great all around

OT
OpenTable Diner
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great

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vipBABS
New England
9 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding, always

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vipDebbie
New England
12 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

My stuffed lobster was burned on top which made the lobster tuff. The drinks are weak. And the waitress had no personality and never came over to see how the food was
I will never go back there plenty of great other restaurants to spend my money in.

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RyanF
New England
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Moving my way through the menu tried the Lamb this time and it was divine. The meat fell off the bone and blended into the risotto so well.

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Ajb1
New England
10 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food great service. We would go back

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Marbleheadmom
New England
11 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Food looked good, didn’t take too much time to come out but had very little flavor.

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vip1010203
New England
75 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

It was much too noisy to enjoy the atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Anniversary date night on a Saturday evening! Older crowd with a lot of couples, but a few families. Super nice server, timely food, nice lighting and music. Not too fancy not too casual, good for a nice meal. Nice little bar, nice outdoor patio. Fra Diabolo mussels were amazing, and we both got a dish with pasta and chicken. Decent wine selection, split a bottle. Then we got tiramisu and I got a dessert martini. The server took care of the tiramisu because our reservation said anniversary! Meal was about $110 without tip. Overall great experience! Will definitely be back again, especially because I saw they do lobsters on Wednesdays!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service is outstanding !!! Cocktails where amazing as well

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GeorgeC
New England
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Overall the service was good.

The receptionist polite.

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vipLynneB
New England
201 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

First time at this restaurant and definitely the last time. We arrived early and were seated promptly however from there the service went downhill. I requested lemon not once but twice and the restaurant wasn't busy enough that this should have been forgotten. As a Writer in this space, I pick up on small details. The worst part about my experience besides the meal not being memorable was receiving a notification from Open Table this reservation had been cancelled by the restaurant even though we dined there and had Debbie as our server - based on this, be careful if you use Open Table to make a reservation for this restaurant as they may cancel your reservation after you dined there - Open Table was surprised about my experience and was reporting this to their Management. Very dishonest.

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vipSharonF
New England
13 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful dinner… the chicken spinaci was OUTSTANDING and the haddock Frances was cooked to PERFECTION…appetizer of stuffed mushrooms are so flavorful and moist. Terry makes the BEST Grey Goose Cosmo ever!! Always a great night at Gaetano’s!!

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CarolynT
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service. Food was delicious. Nosier than I would like.

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EileenD
New England
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great staff & terrific food! We sat in the bar area so was a bit noisy but fine for us. They do have a nice dining room & outside patio we could have chosen.

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Jimbo
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

All food great
Lamb shank fell off the bone
Why a steak knife is given with meal is not needed
Artichokes were tender
Shrimp dish with cream sauce was great too

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MelissaO
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and our service was outstanding! Looking forward to returning!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Excellent food but extremely loud

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MarkB
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and food!!! Will definitely be back

MK
MilaK
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice Italian restaurant. Too good for spending time and money with family and friends.

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LauraZ
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love it here! Great for date night or with the kids, and the food is always so good.

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RyanF
New England
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always fantastic!!!

RJ
vipRJGJAG
New England
81 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Been here several times....really enjoy the food and the relaxed atmosphere.....will continue to come here for both lunch and dinner....

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viptess
New England
89 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Had an enjoyable dinner with my husband. Love that they sat us in the requested seats! Food was delicious as alway! Great martinis too! We are frequent patrons and will continue to be!!

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dreeb
New England
6 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

They were very accommodating when we changed seats
Staff not masked
Would have preferred they wore masks

RJ
vipRJGJAG
New England
81 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Never disappoints....great variety of tasty Italian food...

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vipDianeF
New England
32 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Since the new owners have taken over, the food is very good. Wednesday is lobster day and they have a wide selection of lobster dishes at a reasonable price.

JK
vipJoeK
New England
14 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience during our first visit to Gaetano’s!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Gaetano's using the Order Online button. Gaetano's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 279-0100.

Gaetano's is rated 4.5 stars by 241 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.