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Coppa

) #108 of 2,392 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
+1 617-391-0902
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“arancini” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (53 reviews)
“charcuterie” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
Neighbourhood: South End
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

food was interesting and inspired. Loved the tapas dishes, especially asparagus, mushrooms in salamoia, crostini with ricotta and fava beans... nothing to criticise. Service great and friendly...could come again and try more items off the menu but too little time!

Thank Tracy O
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Tracy, Thank you for taking the time to write about your Coppa experience. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great find. A friend of mine recommended this little gem in south Boston. Our reservation was at 730 and the restaurant was packed. We each ordered a cocktail which we loved. The Charcuterie and fromage was outstanding. We also ordered the anchovys, asparagus...More

Thank Harrison W
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Harrison, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Coppa. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your food and service, this is so great to be able to share with both our kitchen and management teams. We look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coppa is great restaurant in the South End neighborhood. We made reservations in advance and had to change the time; they were very accommodating. We enjoyed 4 Italian tapas, sharing plates, and don't be fooled they were large portions! Great price and great service. I...More

Thank JaneakaJeannie
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of your experience at Coppa. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. Looking forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The little gem of a restaurant offers delicious an Italian inspired menu with cured meats, cheeses, pizza, pasta, salads, and others. The wine list is great as well as their wonderful Aperol Spritz. The agnolotti with ricotta was especially good as where the polpette and...More

Thank Kurt-Samuel G
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write this feedback of your experience at Coppa. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It's such a consistent great experience here. The pasta are delicious without being too rich. The Italian grinder is awesome and their mortadella pimento is delicious. No frills just good food.

Thank chelb2121
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Hi there, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to write this feedback. We are so glad to hear you consistently enjoy your experience at Coppa, and we can't wait to have you back again soon! Best, Rachel

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar. Joked with bartender. Enjoyed prosecco and Slovenian wine. Selected mortadello and chicken liver pate with delicious hole-y Italian bread. Very enjoyable. Affordable.

Thank Krotkis
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review of your most recent visit to Coppa. I am glad you had such a fun time and looking forward to having you in next time you are in the area!

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Coppa is a very nice modern Italian restaurant. The space is small and cramped but pleasantly decorated. The food is delicious. The pastas are al dente and the menu is interesting overall. I recommend the cacio e pepe pasta with truffles and also the spaghetti...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review of your last visit to Coppa. I am glad you had such a good time and found a few of our favorites on the menu too. Looking forward to seeing you in the restaurant...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a friendly place with a lively atmosphere - a great neighborhood restaurant - that I think aspires to be more fine dining (like nearby Metropolis or Aquitaine). It succeeds in the former but does not get there in the latter. The food was...More

Thank LexGSR
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review of your most recent visit to Coppa. I wanted to let you know that I was sure to share this review with out owners and kitchen team so we can look to address the inconsistency...More

Reviewed 18 February 2017

I went for dinner and ate at the bar. Staff really friendly and relaxed. Nice choice of small plates, mainly a fresh take on Italian standards. Good wines to choose from. Go.

Thank LondonBlinker
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words about your most recent trip to Coppa. I am glad to hear you enjoyed everything so much. Looking forward to seeing you back in the restaurant sometime in the future to try different dishes and wines!

Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I finally made it to Coppa. The restaurant is small, with tables crammed in close to one another but to be expected due to its popularity. We made reservations and were seated immediately. My wife ordered Prosecco and I got a beer....More

Thank Sburr17
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write these kind words about Coppa after dining with us last week. I am glad to hear you enjoyed everything you ate and drank. The charcuterie is always something I order when I dine at Coppa as well....More

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Kelly G
Do you have gluten-free options for pizza and pasta?
6 February 2016|
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Response from Gina C | Property representative |
Good Morning, We dont have gluten free pasta or pizza, however we do have several gluten free options. Best, Gina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-391-0902
  • E-mail
Description
Coppa is an intimate enoteca tucked on a quiet side street in Boston's South End featuring Italian small plates created by James Beard Award-winning Chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer. Everything is made with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Coppa has an eclectic wine list, and unique cordial-based cocktails. We offer a patio in the warmer months. Please note that patio & bar are first come first serve. You can book dining reservations on Open Table or by calling the restaurant. Please also visit our sister restaurant, Toro on Washington street in the South End of Boston.