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Pasta Beach

#353 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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30 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3345
+1 617-439-6900
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here with our toddler and the staff were great. Food is authentic Italian and we would recommend. Good location for a nice walk after.

Thank jmparker54
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Love this place. Sort of like "Cheers" for pasta. Nice setting and great staff. Best in Boston. Can go all the time and never get tired of visiting.

1 Thank KGM-Boatworks
Boston, Massachusetts
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227 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our friends raved about the Bolognese at Pasta Beach, so almost everyone in our party ordered it on different pastas. The homemade tagliatelle was wonderful, the bolognese sauce average, in my opinion. The lasagna bolognese was the classic presentation. Pre-grated powdery cheese was served in a container on the table to accompany the pasta dishes, a no-no in my book.... More 

Thank mamacooking
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959 reviews
593 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Pasta Beach is a casual Italian restaurant across from the Greenway. The food is good, especially the pizza and soups. Service is quick, and prices are modest.

Thank Mark P
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Management has now changed the menu and consequently they are rigid on sized portions, etc this makes it difficult to utilize this place as a family friendly / neighborhood go to venue Apparently the ownership sitting in Italy has its own priorities which are inconsistent with potential patrons. (Eat in and/ or take- out) Will not go here again! Plenty... More 

Thank Bradley S
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This spot is my daughters favorite! When family and friends visit from Chicago, this is thier first choice! From the brick oven pizza, gnocchi to the deserts, they are happy campers. The portions are generous, the staff is friendly and the atmosphere is casual and inviting. They love to walk it off a bit with the city and beautiful harbor... More 

Thank Molly W
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This straightforward Italian restaurant on Boston Harbor won't win any Academy Awards, but it really works - it can be what you want it to be. There is a little bit of a neighborhood vibe with some regulars wandering in and out; a little bit of a traveler vibe with some Boston Harbor Hotel guests looking for a very short... More 

Thank Drew R
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Went here with friends for a night out. The night started off great with a drink at the bar, after we finally got the bartenders attention. The bar was not that busy but still took 10 mins to order a drink, but was a good drink. We sat down for dinner, and we were rushed to order and food came... More 

Thank Kevin D
Bermuda, Caribbean
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5 reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Nice cozy but contemporary with delicious wine and food, generous portions. Relaxing with attentive , not pushy service at the bar.

Thank ladydi_bda
Brisbane, Australia
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186 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It was a cold Boston night, and we didn't want to go far from our Hotel at the Harbor. For a week night, it was very busy, and we could tell it was full of regulars. Derek, our waiter, was very polite and attentive, except he was so busy. We wanted to grab dessert, but couldn't as he was run... More 

1 Thank patricialehfeldt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3345
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-439-6900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Downtown

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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