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Ristorante Saraceno

286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
+1 617-227-5888
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“baby octopus” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awful service and food. The serving for ravioli was 6 small raviolis. I went for Mother’s Day and was so disappointed.

Thank marvan28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reserved a table (opentable) and was there with family/kids on time. We were made to stand out in the drizzle when few other parties with similar and varying party sizes were let in. Mildly put the Hostess could have been more friendly! Finally we got...More

Thank Shivalax
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here in April for a family meal. We didn’t have reservations but they took us, a family of four, right in. It was perfect timing for us as people piled in right after us and the place was full. It’s a little dark...More

Thank mickeyfanforever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn’t feel overly crowded like some of the north end restaurants, and was a great dinner out without being overly expensive. Also, if you’re into it, order the calamari, it’s some of the best I’ve had!

Thank Talia Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here before and had no complaints, so i recommended it to other friends and I had very high hopes for this place. However, My friends and I waited for about 5 min outside until the absolutely rude hostess brought us inside. However...More

Thank hockeygirl616
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had reservations for 10 and we were seated downstairs pretty quickly. Tall guys have to be careful not to hit their heads on the top of the stairs. It was rather dark and cave like with blue lights and lots of plastic ivy, grapes and...More

Thank KeliMG
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I came here the night before the Boston Marathon for a delicious, carb filled dinner and was not disappointed. Since everyone in Boston had similar plans for that night and we had a larger group (7), we couldn't get a reservation until 9:00. Shortly after...More

Thank amhumer
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

From the minute we walked in we were welcomed by Luigi and Santiago. It was a 2 hour to lunch with my marathon man. Worth every penny and more. My husband had osobucco and I had Caesar salad with Italian stuffed mushrooms and for appetizer...More

Thank Suztrot
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

The concierge for Hilton Downtown recommended this Italian restaurant and it was great. Reasonable prices and great service. Had a great shrimp lobster pasta special. Our two teenaged boys even found something on the menu. We then went down just a few doors to Mike’s...More

Thank 407tomm
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We ducked in for an early supper, seated immediately. Wait staff were attentive, service was prompt, and the food was excellent. Cozy and intimate setting. Major kudos to Eduardo, our waiter, for rushing out to snag us a cab. He made the whole dinner experience...More

Thank Displacedtex1
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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December 17, 2016|
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Response from Cindi E | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, as no one in our group asked that question. I'd call ahead & ask.
November 23, 2015|
Response from MagBic | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-5888
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