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La Famiglia Spagnuolo

#1,895 of 2,412 Restaurants in Boston}
££ - £££Italian, Pizza
240 Hanover St, Boston, MA
+1 617-742-9124
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible38%
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Italian, Pizza
££ - £££
240 Hanover St, Boston, MA
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went for lunch. Granddaughter told us this has been in family long time & all family works there. Love thatShown to a table with food & stains on table cloth. Looked for other tables, all seemed to be stained. Anyway, Our server Chris was...More

Thank bridgeta2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just took a chance at this place and got screwed. Ok atmosphere but the food was not very good Italian food! I had chicken broccoli over noodles with a garlic and oil sauce. It was very bland, I had to add salt, pepper and parmigiana...More

Thank packrfan
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If not located in the Boston's famous North End, I doubt this place would be in business. No doubt the restaurant rides in the coattails of its authentic Boston staff. However, the food was average at best. We were told the Chicken Parm was the...More

Thank sdd1919
Reviewed 28 August 2017

La Famiglia Spagnuolo Has some of the best Italian food in the North End .There veal Parmagane to there regular Macoroine is the best.

Thank Joseph T
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I went to this restaurant on a Sunday Evening after attending the afternoon Red Sox game. I was with my two sons and we were comparing menus and prices on Hanover Street when an Italian Gentlemen grabbed us and said he had "Thwee " seats...More

Thank VermontMountaineer
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on Sunday night. Staff were more interested in a parade going on outside than customers in the restaurant . The salad was drowning in dressing and wilted. When the meals arrived the sauce was splashed all over the sides of the plates...More

Thank Susanne S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

This is a hidden gem. We have never had any better Italian food anywhere we have been. We loved the atmosphere and the Original family was even eating their dinner their. Richie is a great asset to this place. He was handling many jobs while...More

Thank Randy J
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure why all the negative reviews for this place. The only thing I can think of is that the advent of the Food Network has made people into "Food Snobs" who expect something fancy out of every meal. This place is old school,...More

Thank tbear797
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Horrible people own this place and yes, they were there. The poor cook/server/slave is likely a victim of trafficking. Really. The daughter looked at herself in the mirror and barked orders at him. Filthy, duct tape on heaters, fixtures. Terrible frozen greasy food. We had...More

Thank Brigette D
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

For the price of the for I would expect better quality. Pasta tasted like it came from a box and sauce from a jar. Salad and bread was the best part. Staff was kind to us but was very unprefessional, they were yelling at each...More

Thank Kimmel63
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and
Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants,
bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part
in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or
Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma
sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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30 August 2016|
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Response from mkar11 | Reviewed this property |
Our waiter was nice, but the food was horrible! In the future I will always check Trip Advisor before choosing a restaurant 😀
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 Hanover St, Boston, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-9124
Famous italian restuarant in the heart of the north end on hanover street.
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