Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Boston, according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Boston, according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Boston on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#30. Al Dente

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,032 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 109 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2274
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#29. Nico

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,186 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1319
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#28. Carlo's Cucina Italiana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (217 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 131 Brighton Ave Allston, Boston, MA 02134-2802
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#27. Limoncello

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,170 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 190 North St, Boston, MA 02113-2412
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#26. Ristorante Toscano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (665 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 47 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4605
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#25. Benevento's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (469 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 111 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2245
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#24. Dino's Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (195 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 141 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1728
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#23. Grotto

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (405 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 37 Bowdoin St, Boston, MA 02114-4201
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#22. Caffe Vittoria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (594 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 290-296 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1801
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#21. The Daily Catch North End

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (956 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Sicilian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 323 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1820
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#20. Teatro Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (561 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 177 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1020
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#19. Coppa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (370 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
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#18. Regina Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,857 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 11 1/2 Thacher St, Boston, MA 02113-1539
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#17. Ernesto's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (376 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 69 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2248
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#16. Picco Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (327 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 513 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6306
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#15. Prezza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (401 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 24 Fleet St, Boston, MA 02113
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#14. Mike's Pastry

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (9,466 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 300 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1801
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#13. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (800 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 75 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116-3936
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#12. La Summa Cucina Italiana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (497 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 30 Fleet St, Boston, MA 02113-2017
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#11. Rino's Place

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (613 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 258 Saratoga St, Boston, MA 02128-1616
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#10. Sorellina

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (836 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116-5713
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#9. Carmelina's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (668 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 307 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1810
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#8. Galleria Umberto

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (314 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 289 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1810
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#7. SRV Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (286 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 569 Columbus Ave, Boston, MA 02118-1180
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#6. Modern Pastry Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,182 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 257 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2322
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#5. Mamma Maria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,291 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3 North Square, Boston, MA 02113-2404
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#4. Bova's Bakery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,127 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 134 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1749
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#3. Monica’s Mercato

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (292 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 130 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1764
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#2. Mario's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (297 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 347 Chelsea St, Boston, MA 02128-1480
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#1. Salumeria Italiana

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (325 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 151 Richmond St, Boston, MA 02109-1414
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