100 Boston / New England Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:Fogo de Chao - Boston, Seasons 52 - Burlington, Ocean Prime - Boston Seaport
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Brazilian Steakhouse, American, Steak
Neighborhoods:Back Bay, Burlington, Massachusetts, Seaport
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Fogo de Chao - Boston

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Back Bay
2,645 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a date night here. It was quiet, but it was also a Tuesday. Food was excellent and the servers were very attentive!! 10/10
151 people mentioned the Chao

Seasons 52 - Burlington

$$$$·American·
Burlington, Massachusetts
4,308 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Healthy
Fantastic food in a great atmosphere. Everything was fresh and our server was a delight.
American in Boston Suburbs
73 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ocean Prime - Boston Seaport

$$$$·Steak·
Seaport
3,370 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Little noisy, but perfect outside of that
Steak in Boston / New England
33 people mentioned the Calamari

Smith & Wollensky Boston – Atlantic Wharf

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Seaport
2,954 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Comfortable setting for a formal or casual business luncheon - food, beverage and service are always dependable!
44 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Mastro's Ocean Club - Boston

$$$$·Steak·
Seaport
1,788 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Waterfront
Birthday Dinner
Steak in Boston
20 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Tuscan Kitchen Burlington

$$$$·Unspecified·
Burlington, Massachusetts
2,456 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
Food and service are always great, a favorite of ours
39 people mentioned the Calamari

Amelia's

$$$$·Italian·
Stoughton
2,179 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Haven’t been to Amelia for over a year. What a pleasant surprise Same great food and a wonderful service! I usually get same food - pear martini and scallops with corn risottRead more
36 people mentioned the Calamari

Abe and Louie's Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
6,715 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing food! The only downside was it was very loud and hard to talk. This wouldn’t make me not come back as the food was the best I have had in a long time! Delish.
Most Booked in Boston / New England
114 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bricco

$$$$·Italian·
North End
4,287 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Delicious food and great service! I had the pumpkin tortellini, which was good. My favorite was the zucchini blossom appetizer.
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Boston / New England
56 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Oishii Boston

$$$$·Sushi·
South End
2,146 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasion
Excellent truly Japanese cuisine. Japanese Wagyu, grated Wasabi, and good tea makes for a memorable experience.
41 people mentioned the Omakase
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Not Your Average Joe's Nashua NH

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nashua
1,210 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
Food and service was great!! We love coming here.
Great for Lunch in New Hampshire
14 people mentioned the Sangria

Atlantic Fish

$$$$·Seafood·
Back Bay
9,936 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
We both enjoyed the experience at the Atlantic Fish House. The food was outstanding and the service was excellent. Must go here.
Seafood in Boston / New England
120 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Seaport
5,707 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Jasmine was the best waitress in the world!
Scenic View in Boston
87 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Coach Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Wayland
3,856 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Great evening. Server was amazing!! Everything was perfect. Would go back and recommend
Notable Wine List in Boston Suburbs
89 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Tuscan Kitchen - Seaport

$$$$·Italian·
Seaport
1,081 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Amazing experience here for our date night. We loved the top quality food, the ambience and the background music. Everyone seemed hard at work without being stressed . Hostess waRead more
7 people mentioned the Tagliatelle

Hemenway's

$$$$·Seafood·
Providence
5,730 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Anniversaries
Everything was amazing
Seafood in Rhode Island
76 people mentioned the Raw Bar

Osteria Posto

$$$$·Italian·
Waltham
956 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Great time!
31 people mentioned the Gnocchi
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La Voile

$$$$·French·
Back Bay
4,151 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
La Voile will always be La Voile. The quality, the service, the wine list is as usual conistent and the best French restaurant in town. The food is sublimal.
French in Boston
96 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Luciano's

$$$$·Italian·
Wrentham
3,006 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Amazing and just a wonderful experience. Our server could have been more attentive and friendly. The food was simply the best!
Special Occasion in Boston Suburbs
30 people mentioned the Veal Chop

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Financial District
3,927 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
This was my first dining experience since arriving in Boston and it did not disappoint. We had a reservation but arrived a little early and were still able to be seated right awayRead more
111 people mentioned the Baked Alaska

The Bistro at LaBelle Winery Amherst

$$$$·Bistro·
Amherst, New Hampshire
1,042 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
Brought my mother on a special lunch date - we both thoroughly enjoyed the entire experience from the ambience, the restaurant staff, the food was "a cut above" and worth the higheRead more
Great for Brunch in New Hampshire
3 people mentioned the Sparkling Wine
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Not Your Average Joe's Burlington

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Burlington, Massachusetts
1,854 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
Food, drinks, and service are all excellent and among the best in Burlington. The only difference is that you will not break the bank dining here! Mustard chicken, steak and cheeRead more
Kid Friendly in Boston Suburbs
31 people mentioned the Grilled Chicken
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Cotton

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Manchester, New Hampshire
3,635 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Cotton is a first class restaurant! The food is delicious, the atmosphere is "jazzy",and the service is excellent!!
Best Value in New Hampshire
75 people mentioned the Calamari

Chapel Grille

$$$$·Italian·
Cranston
3,453 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Great food and great ambiance
37 people mentioned the Calamari
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Deuxave

$$$$·French·
Back Bay
4,036 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Amazing meal wonderful service thank you
French in Boston / New England
99 people mentioned the Lobster Gnocchi

The Banks Fish House

$$$$·Seafood·
Back Bay
151 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
My boyfriend and I finally tried The Banks Fish House last night (we literally live 3 blocks away so we had high hopes) and overall our experience was really good! There was some cRead more
33 people mentioned the Banana Cream Pie

Buttermilk & Bourbon

$$$$·Southern·
Back Bay
2,169 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Our server was lovely and the food was so yummy! I would highly recommend if you like cajun inspired food. The shrimp and jalapeño grits were amazing and the mushroom truffle toastRead more
Most Booked in Boston / New England
72 people mentioned the Beignets

Boston Chops - South End

$$$$·Steakhouse·
South End
2,561 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Birthday celebration - outstanding as always!!!
74 people mentioned the Popovers

Legal Sea Foods - Chestnut Hill

$$$$·Seafood·
Chestnut Hill
4,092 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Overall great food, service. Great experience with no regrets
Most Booked in Boston Suburbs
37 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Pane e Vino Providence

$$$$·Italian·
Providence
3,254 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
All around great experience. Everyone we were with loved the food and atmosphere.
58 people mentioned the Calamari
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Mamma Maria

$$$$·Italian·
North End
5,286 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Vacation in Boston. We always visit Mama Maria’s!
Italian in Boston / New England
156 people mentioned the Osso Bucco
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Tuscan Kitchen

$$$$·Unspecified·
Salem, New Hampshire
2,158 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We enjoy Tuscan every time we've eaten there. Love the atmosphere
29 people mentioned the Calamari

Trattoria Romana Johnston

$$$$·Italian·
Johnston
1,161 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
The food was excellent,Cassidy was the perfect waitress. We had a wonderful time
Italian in Rhode Island
10 people mentioned the Sangria

AVVIO

$$$$·Italian·
Cranston
2,322 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
Had a very nice lunch with three friends; great service; beautiful day on the patio!
Great for Lunch in Rhode Island
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Massimo

$$$$·Italian·
Providence
2,599 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Had a great evening at Massimo. Our waiter, Krye, was attentive and so pleasant. Our appetizer, the spinach salad, was absolutely delicious and so large! Our dishes were full of Read more
Most Booked in Rhode Island
30 people mentioned the Calamari
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MT's Local Kitchen & Wine Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Nashua
1,879 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Excellent food and service Noise level normal for dining at the bar
Best Food in New Hampshire
25 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Legal C Bar- Somerville, on the Mystic

$$$$·Seafood·
Somerville
1,394 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
We had a great dinner and our server Tracy was wonderful.
17 people mentioned the Calamari

Trattoria Romana In Lincoln

$$$$·Italian·
Lincoln, Rhode Island
2,838 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
outstanding as usual-- we will be back. Clean, friendly staff and great food!
Italian in Rhode Island
41 people mentioned the Sangria

Alma Nove

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Hingham
4,885 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Always enjoy to take my guests from Puerto Rico who visit me often
Mediterranean in Boston / New England
56 people mentioned the Calamari

The Mooring Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Newport, Rhode Island
7,323 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
A delicious dinner and wonderful waitress. Will be back!
Seafood in Rhode Island
110 people mentioned the Raw Bar

Boat House Waterfront Dining

$$$$·Seafood·
Tiverton
5,011 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
We went here for our anniversary and weren't disappointed! We enjoyed the sunset from our window table. Our server Morgan brought us each a glass of champagne on the house. We bothRead more
Best Ambiance in Rhode Island
47 people mentioned the Lobster Fritters

Legal Sea Foods - Braintree – Forbes Road

$$$$·Seafood·
Braintree
2,291 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
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26 people mentioned the Seafood Casserole

The Cottage Wellesley

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Wellesley
2,017 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
There's a difference between just going out for brunch so you don't have to cook at home, and "brunching". Our last meal at The Cottage was truly "brunching". And, it was mostly duRead more
Great for Brunch in Boston Suburbs
19 people mentioned the French Toast

Chardonnay's

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Seekonk
2,184 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Chardonnay’s is one of my favorite places. Took my mom for her birthday dinner. The food was amazing. The service was spectacular. Never a disappointment.
Neighborhood Gem in Southern MA
27 people mentioned the Sangria

Waypoint

$$$$·Seafood·
Cambridge
1,522 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
We ate at Waypoint this week and found the service outstanding and the food very tasty. There were three in our party and we ordered food that we could share- which was encouraged Read more
29 people mentioned the Clam Pizza

Strega North End

$$$$·Italian·
North End
2,850 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Great meal! Exceptional service and our meal was over the top. 😊
56 people mentioned the Calamari

The Capital Grille - Providence

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Providence
3,225 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Food was awesome - the best that I’ve had in a while - and the service was impeccable. Chris was spectacular and walked us through items on the menu with great detail and skill. IRead more
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
37 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Chart House Restaurant - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Financial District
4,383 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
Our server was so so kind! We had some of the best drinks including the table side manhattan, and started with the kimchi calamari and spinach artichoke dip which were the best disRead more
176 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Matadora

$$$$·Spanish·
Woburn
482 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Delicious food, scrumptious cocktails, and a great atmosphere!
10 people mentioned the Shrimp Toast

Papa Razzi-Concord

$$$$·Italian·
Concord, Massachusetts
1,393 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
This is such a special place - the elegant ambiance of a "great room" with wood beamed soaring ceiling, fireplace and white table linens. Freshly made pastas and Italian favorites Read more
16 people mentioned the Chicken Piccata

La Voile Brookline

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Brookline
847 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Escargot were to die for, salmon and the duck plates were great. Good wine, great server. Chocolate mousse was a bit sweet. Could stand it to be much darker chocolate but that is jRead more
21 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Bocado Tapas Wine Bar – Wellesley

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Wellesley
991 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
Great place to have a leisurely, delicious meal with an old friend. The portions are generous for tapas, yet not too filling so you can enjoy an array of food. Our server was knowlRead more
84 people mentioned the Paella
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Avellino

$$$$·Italian·
Sturbridge
921 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great Italian food with large portions. Staff was attentive and accommodating. Would definitely recommend & can't wait for our next visit there!
Fit for Foodies in Central MA
17 people mentioned the Calamari

Legal Sea Foods - Peabody

$$$$·Seafood·
Peabody
1,445 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Quiet Conversation
When Bill is the manager, everything is managed in a perfect manner. He is the face of NS mall Legal Seafoods.
Seafood in Boston Suburbs
18 people mentioned the Seafood Casserole

Ristorante Saraceno

$$$$·Italian·
North End
999 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Our favorite restaurant in Boston and it's owner, Frank, is always there to ensure quality and excellent service.
12 people mentioned the Calamari

Daniella's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Peabody
1,277 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
Wife and I enjoy this restaurant. Food is well prepared and portions are good. We eat here monthly and it is one of our top picks.
15 people mentioned the Short Rib

EVOO

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cambridge
2,268 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
enjoyable place, fast service, nice food, good location
36 people mentioned the Rabbit Confit
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Brassica Kitchen

$$$$·French American·
Jamaica Plain
1,035 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Always have a fantastic experience at Brassica! Highly recommend
Best Overall in Boston
33 people mentioned the Fried Chicken
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Redstone American Grill - Burlington

$$$$·American·
Burlington, Massachusetts
1,631 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
Food amazing, our waitress Katelyn was the best ever!
23 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Trattoria Romana In Wakefield

$$$$·Italian·
Wakefield, Rhode Island
2,594 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Scott and Maureen warmly welcomed us into the restaurant and had reserved the table we requested. Our server was Kirstie and she was in a word Terrific. Consistent and efficient iRead more
Best Service in Rhode Island
16 people mentioned the Calamari

Lucia Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
North End
2,539 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
Amazing family owned Italian restaurant. Same owner for 45 years! Like going to Nonna’s for dinner!
41 people mentioned the Calamari

Committee

$$$$·Greek·
Fort Point Channel
1,592 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Favorite place in the seaport. Good food, good variety of cocktails and wine.
Most Booked in Boston / New England
17 people mentioned the Moussaka

Siena Cucina

$$$$·Italian·
East Greenwich
2,453 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
The food was amazing and the service was excellent.
Best Value in Rhode Island
28 people mentioned the Calamari
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Not Your Average Joe's Seekonk

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Seekonk
1,846 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Always enjoy going to this restaurant. Food is good as well as the service. Can always find something that I like to eat on the menu.
Kid Friendly in Southern MA
27 people mentioned the Sangria

Legal Sea Foods - Framingham

$$$$·Seafood·
Framingham
3,808 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Lunch
Great service. Ate in the bar so noise was expected. Great bowl of chowder.
Great for Lunch in Boston Suburbs
42 people mentioned the Calamari

Porto

$$$$·Italian·
Back Bay
1,178 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Great food and service in outdoor seating area
10 people mentioned the Mezze

State Street Provisions

$$$$·American·
Financial District
793 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
This was our first time at Provisions and we’ll be back soon! Lisa at the host’s stand was amazing and got us seated quickly. Tara was our server and even though they were slammed Read more
12 people mentioned the Fish Chip
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Pellana Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Peabody
2,413 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Quality of food is superb. Service was beyond excellent. Beautiful atmosphere. Very clean.
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
33 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Exchange Street Bistro

$$$$·American·
Malden
1,037 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Great prix fixe menu and lots of delicious items on menu, amazing martini selection and strong drinks. Very friendly waitress. Loved it!!
American in Boston Suburbs
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Tomasso Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Southboro
2,001 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Anniversary
24 people mentioned the Gnocchi

Nuovo Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Worcester
1,328 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
2 couples celebrating their Anniversaries
Good for Groups in Central MA
17 people mentioned the Chicken Parm
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Davio's - Back Bay Boston

$$$$·Italian·
Back Bay
2,893 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
Davios is a treat for gluten free foodies. We had great service and the food was fantastic. We will definitely be back.
40 people mentioned the Popovers
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Alberto's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Hyannis
1,930 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Friendly greeting, efficient seating, Attention to detail. Peppy pace with ample pause along the way. Attractive presentations & delicious faire. Plenty of time to savor. ExcellencRead more
Good for Groups in Cape Cod and the Islands
14 people mentioned the Calamari

The Capital Grille - Chestnut Hill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chestnut Hill
3,779 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
The Capital Grille is our go to for all special occasions and as usual, it did not disappoint. This night we celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. My Porcini rubbed Ribeye was fRead more
Steakhouse in Boston Suburbs
86 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Nico

$$$$·Italian·
North End
3,355 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Fried calamari, Caesar salad, Eggplant rollatini, chicken parm & meatball parm were all excellent. Robbie, our waiter, was excellent. The temperature in Nico’s Secret room is verRead more
96 people mentioned the Calamari
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