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Italian Express Pizzeria

336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
+1 617-561-0038
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (83 reviews)
“pizza” (201 reviews)
“limoncello cake” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
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Reviewed today via mobile

Mushroom pizza with real, not canned mushrooms. Homemade fresh pasta sauce, mozerella balls, eggplant rolled up. This place gets reviewed a lot for a good reason, they're delicious and excellent! There are a few tables inside. I think more outside as the weather gets better....More

Thank SpaceyCowboy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found this Italian treasure by chance - best pizza very authentic. Recommend anyone coming to Boston to try it. Great host and staff - good value and freshly cooked.

Thank LoulouBelle61
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Italian Express is a casual small restaurant with freshly made delicious food made to order. We started out with cordial martinis filled to the top of the glass . We had different dishes and everyone was completely satisfied. The Pesto sauce was wonderful and so...More

Thank 721Boston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the first time and weren’t disappointed. The owner and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. We had one of the signature pizzas and it was great! The place has a very cozy feel to it which was nice too.

1  Thank Jaimie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Boston from the Bay Area in California, we were almost too tired to even eat, but starving. We wanted Boston's North End authentic homemade pasta, but didn't want the tourist crowds. My daughter found this restaurant online within walking distance, so we decided to...More

1  Thank rkguidi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible authentic Italian food, locally owned, homemade pasta, cozy & intimate atmosphere, known for their amazing food so much that they’ve been featured on the Food Network many times. We went based on TripAdvisor reviews and were very impressed. My husband looked at me and...More

1  Thank sissy f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was wonderful. Food was amazing! I ordered an eggplant parmesan sandwich. I had never tasted eggplant cooked that way. Also the marinara sauce was very good!The wall is covered with photos of celebrities who have dined here. Small intimate restaurant, worth the wait!

1  Thank cyrinay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying in East Boston and had learned about Italian Express on DDD. We walked over for dinner and were we EVER surprised. Between our two visits we had the homemade ravioli, Frutti di Mare (with homemade Fettuccine), Antipasto salad, fettuccine and meatballs and...More

1  Thank Mommyof2Girlies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. This little jewel served us the best Italian food we’ve ever eaten. We are in Boston for the week and found this place the first night. After an amazing meal and great hospitality from Jim and his staff, we decided that we are heading...More

1  Thank Don N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing. The end. Food service and atmosphere was truly fab, made a chilly Boston evening a warm experience

1  Thank Stuart C
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12 November 2017|
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Response from jaimesupah | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. This place is tiny, tiny.
4 July 2017|
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Response from Linus L | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant was fantastic!
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25 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-561-0038
  • E-mail
Welcome to the World Famous - Italian Express Pizzeria. Featured on the Food Network's - "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" with Guy Fieri. We offer the Best Italian Food, Pizza, Pasta, and Seafood in Boston! All dishes are made-to-order from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. We use only the Finest and Freshest ingredients in all of our meals. Enjoy our delicious food by eat-in, take-out, delivery, and catering. We have a beautiful dining room with lively music and a seasonal outdoor patio. We pride ourselves on serving the "Best Food for the Best Value"! Also, make sure you checkout our extensive Drink Menu that includes: Wine, Beer, Sangria, Martinis, Cocktails, and Cordials. We look forward to serving you soon and becoming your new favorite Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria!
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