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Bella Vista

) #488 of 2,408 Restaurants in Boston ££ - £££ Italian
288 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
+1 617-367-4999
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“cacciatore” (6 reviews)
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288 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went at Lunch. Had Chicken and Sausage Cacciatore and also Calamari. Both dishes excellent. Service good. Great value for price. Enjoyable meal.

Thank Will S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked around the North End asking each restaurant if they had trippa a la Romana and didn't stop until the man out front here said "of course we do". That's all i needed to hear. It was outstanding. I was there early and there was...More

Thank flicklives
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant but very large in quality of food. The three of us as well as other customers were verbally thanking the help for delicious meals. More than I could eat but my adult kids managed to leave clean plates.

Thank LizbethRD
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Great sauce, meat taste and cheese. Thanks to the elderly gentlemen that work next to Paul Revere House for referring me and my husband to Bella Vista. Large helpings! Great service sending kudos! Cleveland, OH folks will know to visit Bella Vista if they ever...More

Thank Cecelia D
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I went to the North End for the First time Looking for a Real Italian Restaurant and Found Bella Vista and As soon as we went in it was Simply Amazing, Family Restaurant, Awesome Customer Service, Food Was Simply Amazing, Very Affordable Prices!! You Got...More

Thank AndylovesJenny
Management response:Responded 26 April 2017

Thanks, Andy and Jenny! It's awesome you two really enjoyed your first visit here -- I look forward to welcoming you back for another amazing, Italian meal. All the best, Anthony Pezzano, Owner

Reviewed 19 April 2017

In the midst of the frenetic Easter Sunday/Marathon weekend, our party of seven, including one marathoner, was wandering around the North End for a nice lunch spot...we walked into BV no reservation. We were very graciously and quickly greeted and ushered to an impeccably set...More

Thank Georgia V
Management response:Responded 21 April 2017

I'm so thrilled the seven of you could join us on a certainly busy Sunday. It's wonderful everything hit the spot during the lunch, Georgia -- tell your marathoner congrats again for me! All the best, Anthony Pezzano, Owner

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My husband, two daughters and myself went to Bella Vista for lunch today. The food was amazing, the atmosphere was great and the owner Tony was very funny and engaging. He took the time to come to our table, talk with us and make us...More

Thank Erin D
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

And I look forward to seeing you and the family back, Erin! Glad you had a fun time here -- it was our pleasure having you in. All the best, Anthony Pezzano, Owner

Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had lunch here last week with a friend who knew the owner. I had eaten here in the past several times, on cold winter days, with young guys who like to eat a lot at one time. It was always good. This time we...More

Thank JohnKappa
Management response:Responded 12 April 2017

It was great seeing you the other day, John! I know you said this at the restaurant, but I'm thrilled the pastas could hit the spot for you and your wife. I look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in the mood for...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I fly to Boston often and when I do I try to get to the North End for Italian food. Over the years I have tried many of the restaurants in that area but I don't need to sample any new restaurants. I will forever...More

1  Thank Denise R
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Good food. We had a lunch there today. Large portions, good chianti wine. Reasonable pricing. Good service.

Thank JALa67
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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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-367-4999
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Bella Vista located in the historic north end of Boston features classic Italian cooking. Stop in for lunch or dinner today!
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