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Giacomo's Restaurant

355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-523-9026
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As most people have on here .. and will in line ... I'll also tell you it's worth the wait. Awesome Italian food. Tried a couple others in the area and the don't come close to the quality here. The prices are totally reasonable for...More

Thank bobsyouruncle17
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food!!! My family of 4 plus my parents went midweek. The restaurant opens at 4:30 and by 5:00 they already had a 20 minute wait. Bring cash as they don't accept credit cards. They only have 8 tables but thru very efficient kitchen...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family of 4 visited Giacomo's on a Thursday night. I had read a number of reviews so we knew there would be a wait and that this establishment did not take credit cards. The reviews were on point. They don't take reservations and a...More

Thank Selena H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I was visiting Boston for a 4 day weekend. We wanted Italian and all the Bostonians recommended the North End. We went to the north end but had no idea there were so many Italian restaurants. As we were looking for restaurants...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you've read all the reviews, everyone talks about how long the line is, you have to bring cash- how fast the food is served and Wham- you're out. It's all true. The fact of the matter is it's AMAZING Italian food at GREAT prices,...More

1  Thank nancy h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived forty minutes before the restaurant opened and decided we didn't want to wait around, so we came back at 4:30. Big mistake. The line was already long, and we barely missed the first wave of seating. However, they sat us in thirty minutes,...More

Thank Austen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my third visit in the last 6 months and I live in Virginia! Suffice it to say, I'm a fan. The pasta is fresh and delish. The bread is chewy heaven and is from a local bakery. Portions are generous. Either go when...More

Thank SusanEMR
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, if you have no plans for your evening and it's a nice day and you really REALLY want some amazing Italian food, just do it. We waited for about 90mins in the rain and it wasnt that bad. Everyone else is waiting and it's...More

Thank Jess V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was amazing but we planned for it. We knew it was cash only and we knew when to be there. We ate a late breakfast at our hotel before heading out for a Freedom Trail tour and general sightseeing. We ended at Paul Reveres...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We laughed as the hostess came out and barked, " get in line, single file". Between her and the sign of "cash only" one might think that they didn't want people in their establishment. The pasta and sauces were definitely worth the half hour wait...More

Thank gogayle
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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10 July 2017|
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Response from IMKEVINFROMBOSTON | Reviewed this property |
I park on the water front , near Lewis Wharf about 16;00 a day very convinient ,sometimes I take a commuter boat in from a nearby town ,also lots of fun and sights to see.
24 June 2017|
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Response from hawk_roamer | Reviewed this property |
Not a wine consumer but I agree that the wait is worth it. Hope you go and have the great experience we had.
Stacey R
24 May 2017|
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Response from SoCalFamily3 | Reviewed this property |
Nope but worth the wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-9026
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