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24 Fleet St. (Hanover St.) Send to Phone
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Anthony Caturano’s Italian menu is as elegantly simple as the space in which it’s served.
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Prezza Restaurant Review

: Prezza has sizzled from day one. One of the few North Enders to boast a full bar as well as a phone book-size wine list, it attracts a uniformly sophisticated crowd. For that matter, it employs equally savvy staff, who can usually recommend pairings for chef-owner Anthony Caturano’s discerning seasonal Italian menu, which employs naturally robust ingredients in service of elegant twists on classic dishes. Shrimp grace even humble minestrone; arancini come stuffed with lobster and butternut squash; gnocchi goes wild with rabbit and mascarpone. Grilled meats, extravagant in themselves, remain relatively simple, but desserts are cut from the same creative cloth; once Prezza’s weak suit, items like the caramel-almond tart with burnt-sugar ice cream are now hard to pass up. As for the prices --- well, the name of the restaurant is dangerously close to the Italian word for “price,” and the tabs are dangerously close to excessive. But then, that’s true of most upscale establishments in Boston these days. And unlike many elevated Boston haunts, service is friendly and candid.

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