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The 15 Best Italian Restaurants Near South End, Boston

Updated: August 22, 2022

Anything better than pasta doused in parmesan? No! That's why you should visit South End’s best Italian restaurants. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in South End. Pick one of these South End eateries and enjoy delectable tiramisu or sip on Italian Chianti - your choice!

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Coppa Enoteca

Italian, $$, South EndItalian, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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MIDA - Boston

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

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Picco Pizza & Ice Cream

Pizza, $$, South EndPizza, $$Boston, South End
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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The Butcher Shop

Italian, $$$, South EndItalian, $$$Boston, South End
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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SRV Boston

Italian, $$$, Back BayItalian, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Sorellina

Italian, $$$$, Back BayItalian, $$$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Grotto

Italian, $$$, Beacon HillItalian, $$$Boston, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Eataly Boston

Italian, $$$, Back BayItalian, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
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Orfano

Italian, $$$, KenmoreItalian, $$$Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
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No. 9 Park

French, $$$$, Beacon HillFrench, $$$$Boston, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Figs by Todd English

Pizza, $$, Beacon HillPizza, $$Boston, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Davio's

Italian, $$$, Back BayItalian, $$$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Bin 26 Enoteca

Italian, $$$, Beacon HillItalian, $$$Boston, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
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Piattini

Italian, $$, Back BayItalian, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
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Toscano Restaurant

Italian, $$$, Beacon HillItalian, $$$Boston, Beacon Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best Italian restaurants can take awhile. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 15185 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life and Eater and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These top contenders have appeared in Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Mother's Day Brunch Restaurants in Boston Area, Eater - Where to Eat Near Hynes Convention Center in Boston’s Back Bay and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2022 Best Wine Lists in Boston Area. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Recurring questions

MIDA - Boston, The Butcher Shop, and Picco Pizza & Ice Cream are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that serve breakfast in South End.

MIDA - Boston, Cafe Quattro, and Bar Mezzana are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that are good for groups in South End.

The highest-rated Italian restaurants for delivery in South End are MIDA - Boston, The Butcher Shop, and Picco Pizza & Ice Cream.

There are 11 Italian restaurants in South End.

MIDA - Boston, Cafe Quattro, and Coppa Enoteca are vegetarian-friendly Italian restaurants in South End.

Drink pairing tips

  • The ideal pairing for tagliatelle pasta

    Experts recommend pairing a tagliatelle pasta with a glass of Pinot Grigio, a popular white wine.

Factoids

  • The priciest dish

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $100 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, lasagna?

  • The largest pasta

    The world record for the pasta currently stands at 17,417 pounds, made by Czanieckie Makarony and Gmina Miejska Krakow of Poland. This record was set on October 24 2015.

  • Ready for 34 cannolis of cannoli?

    Are you a fan ofcannoli? The current record for eating the most cannoli is 34 cannolis! Do you love cannoli enough to beat this record?

Parking info

South Endis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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