Best italian restaurants in Boston

Check out the top italian restaurants in Boston, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Delfino Restaurant
1. Delfino Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
754 South Street, Boston
Closed now
+1 617-327-8359
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Duane
As good an Italian restaurant as any in the city. Excellent!
Ella & Will
Super popular Italian restaurant. People come from all over the city to Delfino's. Rival to the North End scen…
Juliet
Excellent Italian restaurant that does NOT take reservations. Walk there and give your name, then go around c…
1. Delfino Restaurant
1. Delfino Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
13 local reviews
754 South Street, Boston
Closed now
+1 617-327-8359
Duane
Duane
As good an Italian restaurant as any in the city. Excellent!
Ella & Will
Ella & Will
Super popular Italian restaurant. People come from all over the city to Delfino's. Rival to the North End scene. Zagat rated.
Juliet
Juliet
Excellent Italian restaurant that does NOT take reservations. Walk there and give your name, then go around corner to Birch Street Bistro f…
2. Salvatore's
2. Salvatore's
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
55 High Street, Medford
Open now
+1 781-393-9333
RestaurantBarFood
Nisha
Great Italian restaurant.
Steve
Branch of an Italian restaurant from downtown Boston
Steve
Branch of an Italian restaurant from downtown Boston
2. Salvatore's
2. Salvatore's
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
55 High Street, Medford
Open now
+1 781-393-9333
Nisha
Nisha
Great Italian restaurant.
Steve
Steve
Branch of an Italian restaurant from downtown Boston
Steve
Steve
Branch of an Italian restaurant from downtown Boston
3. Carlos Cucina Italiana
3. Carlos Cucina Italiana
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
131 Brighton Avenue, Boston
Open now
+1 617-254-9759
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Marlene
Delicious and always busy family owned Italian restaurant!
Kevin
Best Italian restaurant in Boston
Mika
My favourite Italian restaurant outside of the North End. It's very small, so try and make a reservation if yo…
3. Carlos Cucina Italiana
3. Carlos Cucina Italiana
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
131 Brighton Avenue, Boston
Open now
+1 617-254-9759
Marlene
Marlene
Delicious and always busy family owned Italian restaurant!
Kevin
Kevin
Best Italian restaurant in Boston
Mika
Mika
My favourite Italian restaurant outside of the North End. It's very small, so try and make a reservation if you can!
4. Gran Gusto
4. Gran Gusto
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
90 Sherman Street, Cambridge
Closing soon
+1 617-441-0400
BarRestaurantFood
Melora
Great real Italian restaurant with a small menu for easy choice. Can be quite expensive.
Anne-Marie
Good italian restaurant nearby
Nora
Housemade pasta, Neapolitan-style pizzas, great wines. Overall outstanding.
4. Gran Gusto
4. Gran Gusto
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
90 Sherman Street, Cambridge
Closing soon
+1 617-441-0400
Melora
Melora
Great real Italian restaurant with a small menu for easy choice. Can be quite expensive.
Anne-Marie
Anne-Marie
Good italian restaurant nearby
Nora
Nora
Housemade pasta, Neapolitan-style pizzas, great wines. Overall outstanding.
5. North End
5. North End
host-0host-1host-2
59 local reviews
North End, Boston
NeighborhoodPolitical
vivek
Quaint Italian neighborhood with amazing authentic Italian restaurants, Euno ( a hidden gem), Neptune Oyster, …
Michael
The North End, Boston’s Little Italy, is a maze of narrow streets with some of the city’s oldest buildings. On…
Jennifer and David
Classic destination. Home to the famous "Mike's Pastry" and many fantastic Italian restaurants. If the line is…
5. North End
5. North End
host-0host-1host-2
59 local reviews
North End, Boston
vivek
vivek
Quaint Italian neighborhood with amazing authentic Italian restaurants, Euno ( a hidden gem), Neptune Oyster, Galleria Umberto, Bricco, Stre…
Michael
Michael
The North End, Boston’s Little Italy, is a maze of narrow streets with some of the city’s oldest buildings. On the self-guided Freedom Trail…
Jennifer and David
Jennifer and David
Classic destination. Home to the famous "Mike's Pastry" and many fantastic Italian restaurants. If the line is too long at Mike's, go to the…
6. Rino's Place
6. Rino's Place
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
258 Saratoga Street, Boston
Opening soon
+1 617-567-7412
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Caroline
Amazing local Italian restaurant, better than most places in the North End and less than 1/2 mile from condo
Eric
Famous Rino's Place, lines can be around the corner on the weekends, one of the best Italian restaurants in Bo…
Roberto & Monique
Incredible family-run Italian restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-Ins & DIves
6. Rino's Place
6. Rino's Place
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
258 Saratoga Street, Boston
Opening soon
+1 617-567-7412
Caroline
Caroline
Amazing local Italian restaurant, better than most places in the North End and less than 1/2 mile from condo
Eric
Eric
Famous Rino's Place, lines can be around the corner on the weekends, one of the best Italian restaurants in Boston.
Roberto & Monique
Roberto & Monique
Incredible family-run Italian restaurant featured on Diners, Drive-Ins & DIves
7. Posto
7. Posto
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
187 Elm Street, Somerville
Closed now
+1 617-625-0600
BarRestaurantFood
William
Italian Restaurant open evenings only
Qi
Excellent Italian restaurant. The burrata and baked peaches for starters are a must, as well as the artisan pi…
Stacy
Delicious high-end pizza
7. Posto
7. Posto
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
187 Elm Street, Somerville
Closed now
+1 617-625-0600
William
William
Italian Restaurant open evenings only
Qi
Qi
Excellent Italian restaurant. The burrata and baked peaches for starters are a must, as well as the artisan pizzas
Stacy
Stacy
Delicious high-end pizza
8. Giacomo's
8. Giacomo's
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
431 Columbus Avenue, Boston
Closed now
+1 617-536-5723
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Denise
Giacomo's is a small "red-sauce" Italian restaurant that serves great fresh food. Everything is good here!
justin
Delicious home cooked Italian restaurant. Try the seafood for which they are famous for. Make reservations o…
Stay Alfred
With locations in the North End and South End, Giacomo’s serves up large portions of amazing pasta at a surpr…
8. Giacomo's
8. Giacomo's
host-0host-1host-2
9 local reviews
431 Columbus Avenue, Boston
Closed now
+1 617-536-5723
Denise
Denise
Giacomo's is a small "red-sauce" Italian restaurant that serves great fresh food. Everything is good here!
justin
justin
Delicious home cooked Italian restaurant. Try the seafood for which they are famous for. Make reservations or expect a long line. Cash on…
Stay Alfred
Stay Alfred
With locations in the North End and South End, Giacomo’s serves up large portions of amazing pasta at a surprisingly reasonable price. Must…
9. Pomodoro
9. Pomodoro
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
24 Harvard Street, Brookline
Open now
+1 617-566-4455
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Joshua
Great Italian restaurant and bar ... but note that they only take cash! Owned by the same person as Matt Murph…
Sandrine
Delicious Italian Restaurant.
Rebecca
Great food. Great wine. Romantic atmosphere. Kid-friendly for lunch.
9. Pomodoro
9. Pomodoro
host-0host-1host-2
5 local reviews
24 Harvard Street, Brookline
Open now
+1 617-566-4455
Joshua
Joshua
Great Italian restaurant and bar ... but note that they only take cash! Owned by the same person as Matt Murphys up the street.
Sandrine
Sandrine
Delicious Italian Restaurant.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Great food. Great wine. Romantic atmosphere. Kid-friendly for lunch.
10. Giulia
10. Giulia
host-0host-1host-2
14 local reviews
1682 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Closed now
+1 617-441-2800
BarRestaurantFood
Douglas
Top rated Italian restaurant in City. Reservations required far in advance.
Kristin
A favorite more-expensive Italian restaurant in this neighborhood. At the end of our street on Mass Ave.
Samantha & Dario
Incredible Italian. Unbeatable housemade pasta. Highly rated by Zagat. Can be tough to get a table on the week…
10. Giulia
10. Giulia
host-0host-1host-2
14 local reviews
1682 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Closed now
+1 617-441-2800
Douglas
Douglas
Top rated Italian restaurant in City. Reservations required far in advance.
Kristin
Kristin
A favorite more-expensive Italian restaurant in this neighborhood. At the end of our street on Mass Ave.
Samantha & Dario
Samantha & Dario
Incredible Italian. Unbeatable housemade pasta. Highly rated by Zagat. Can be tough to get a table on the weekends. Reservations recommended…