2019 Best Italian Restaurants in Boston Area

Authentic Italian Food in Boston

Whether you're craving a simple plate of spaghetti and meatballs, or an osso buco that melts in your mouth, here are GAYOT's choices for the Top Restaurants for Italian Cuisine in Boston, presented in alphabetical order. Mangia!

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Alta Strada
13/20
Michael Schlow has taken the “high road” here, introducing his Italian cuisine to the ’burbs. See More

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Antico Forno
14/20
Pastas and pizzas abound at this North End neighborhood favorite. See More
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Il Capriccio Ristorante e Bar
15/20
Northern Italian fare and an Italian wine and grappa list make the trek to this neighborhood Waltham restaurant well worthwhile. See More

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Il Casale
14/20
This home-style Italian cucina in Belmont pays tribute to Dante de Magistris' grandmother's hearty cooking. See More

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No. 9 Park
16/20
Barbara Lynch's high-end European eatery overlooks the Boston Common and Beacon Hill. See More

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14/20
Serafina Boston offers Italian fare in the Financial District. See More
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Sorellina
14/20
Jamie Mammano's black-and-white-clad Copley Square "little sister" night spot does contemporary Italian to a turn. See More

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Strega Waterfront
13/20
This sibling of the North End Strega attracts a celebrity clientele who flock to the waterfront for the scene and authentic Italian fare. See More

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Italian, Small Plates, Tapas
14/20
The name suits the dramatic domed interior that hosts pre- and post-theater crowds, yet the relatively understated Italian menu steals center stage. See More

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