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417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
+1 617-742-0404
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a great lunch at Nico's on Hanover Street in Boston's Italian District, the North End. Nico's is part of the Strega group known locally for great food and fine service. Parking is not easy in this area - but after 5pm they have valet...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reservations are a must. Very crowded and "lively."My partner had stuffed lobster and I had a filet. Both were superb. Service was superior.

Thank Enigmaman95
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A quaint little restaurant with mouthwatering dishes. Our waiter was very knowledgeable about how to accommodate my gluten free, dairy free requirements and I left extremely satisfied. I dined on a fabulous crabmeat salad and melt in your mouth delicious red snapper special. This was...More

Thank TravellingGal2
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nico is my favorite date night with my boyfriend! We love the food, ambiance, and service of the restaurant. Highly recommend splitting one entrée and an appetizer, the portion sizes are huge!

Thank Tierney J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time in Boston and we found Nico via Trip Advisor. We had a delicious meal with great service. Prices are decent and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Kyhoosier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really busy Thursday night. We had reservations and were sat immediately except we ate in the basement with a very large noisy party. Our waiter saved the poor atmosphere with his fun and vibrant spirit. We ordered calamari to start and it was crisp, spicy,...More

Thank susangsays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A table in the window opening, a bountiful wine list, an attentive wait staff and food worthy of culinary acclaim.....this is Nico. The shrimp bruschetta is generous, soaked in a delicious lemon/butter and wine sauce....( can I drink from a plate?) The caesar with cold...More

Thank LindaMarieU
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a fantastic first experience I was excited to go back. While the atmosphere and service were still great, I didn't find the red snapper served over risotto to be very flavorful. And my colleagues delmonico steak was badly over cooked. If I go back...More

Thank EngelkingCGMN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always looking at trip advisor for the top restaurants and we came upon Nico. Number 22. It definitely needs to be in the top 10. The food, the drinks , the service, the price the view. All amazing. James, our server, was very accommodating and...More

Thank Anne R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had family visiting us from LA and our choice for a good dinner with them was somewhere in the North End as we adore Italian food and Italy, where we go every other year. It was our first time trying Nico and they did...More

Thank Noraatc
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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30 July 2017|
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Response from O-Lora-O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, full bar. I doubt they have many types of scotch, however.
28 July 2017|
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Shorts are fine. Very casual. They did ask my grandson to remove his hat. Server could not have better. They even made a pasta dish for me that was not on the menu. If you haven't gone yet, skip dessert and go to mikes... More
1 February 2017|
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Response from mmmbank | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if he's well behaved. He may feel special being in a restaurant with lots of adults.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-0404
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