Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


16 Peterborough St. (Park Dr.) Send to Phone
617-266-8997 | Order Now! | Menu
Canestaro's is a family-run place that mixes Italian, American and Italian-American staples with confidence.



Lunch & Dinner daily

* Click here for rating key

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Canestaro's Restaurant Review

: The post-bubble years have been good to neighborhood restaurants, and Canestaro's is just that to the Fenway. It's a family-run place with the kind of menu that mixes Italian, American and Italian-American staples in a low-key but confident way. They're all ably prepared from the burgers, roll-ups and calzones to the pizzas, raviolis, scampis and Marsalas. Our favorite is the lasagna Bolognese layered with marinara, ricotta and mozzarella. If you aren’t in the mood for pasta, there is also a nice variety of charbroiled entrées, including steak tips, a mixed grill and baked haddock. Typical as Canestaro's sounds, there are few places like this eatery left that can function just as well as an eat-in or take-out standby. And it's even got a modicum of old-fashioned atmosphere, complete with a patio.

Find Takeout and Delivery Restaurants
Takeout & Delivery Restaurants

We've rounded up restaurants that are offering takeout and delivery.


Enjoy a meal al fresco at these restaurants with patios.