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The 14 Best Italian Restaurants In Boston

Updated: October 10, 2022

Anything better than pasta doused in parmesan? No! That's why you should visit Boston’s best Italian restaurants. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in Boston. No matter which of these Italian gems you choose, good pasta and great pinot grigio are on the cards.

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SRV Boston

Italian, $$$, Back BayItalian, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Lyft

Coppa Enoteca

Italian, $$, South EndItalian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Eat Italian Food in Greater Boston

    Eater, 2022

Carmelina's

Italian, $$, North EndItalian, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Italian spots in Boston

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Vacation Idea, 2022

    25 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston, MA

    Vacation Idea, 2022

MIDA - Boston

Italian, $$, South EndItalian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Eat Italian Food in Greater Boston

    Eater, 2022
  • Eater, 2017

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    Eater, 2017

Trattoria Il Panino

Italian, $$, North EndItalian, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Lyft

Giacomo's Ristorante - Boston

Italian, $$, North EndItalian, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best Italian spots in Boston

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022

Sorellina

Italian, $$$$, Back BayItalian, $$$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Thrillist, 2022

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    Thrillist, 2022

Mamma Maria

Italian, $$$, North EndItalian, $$$Boston, North End
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Vacation Idea, 2022

    25 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston, MA

    Vacation Idea, 2022

Fox And The Knife

Italian, $$$, South BostonItalian, $$$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best Italian restaurants in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021
  • Eater, 2022

    Where to Eat Italian Food in Greater Boston

    Eater, 2022

Sportello

Italian, $$$, South BostonItalian, $$$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    USA Today
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best Italian restaurants in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Strega Italiano - Seaport

Italian, $$$, South BostonItalian, $$$Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Lyft

Scampo

Italian, $$$, West EndItalian, $$$Boston, West End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Vacation Idea, 2022

    25 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston, MA

    Vacation Idea, 2022

Panza

Italian, $$, North EndItalian, $$Boston, North End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2022

    The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston

    Thrillist, 2022
  • Vacation Idea, 2022

    25 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston, MA

    Vacation Idea, 2022

Carlo's Cucina Italiana

Italian, $$, AllstonItalian, $$Boston, Allston
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

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Why these restaurants?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Italian restaurants in Boston. We analyzed 1052 lists and articles from top sources like Thrillist, Eater and Lyft, 15185 Boston restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in Thrillist - The Absolute Best Italian Restaurants in Boston, Eater - Where to Eat Italian Food in Greater Boston and Lyft - Top 10 Most Visited Italian Restaurants in Boston. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

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