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Ristorante Saraceno

286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
+1 617-227-5888
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (53 reviews)
“bread” (33 reviews)
“baby octopus” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We were disappointed to find that the restaurant we enjoyed so much last year in the north end, was gone. We walked along Hanover Street checking the menu and the prices and decided to give this place a try. We were looking for gnochi and...More

Thank Saxeygirl
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We dined here with our family on a Thursday night. The food was good, not great and the service was comfortable. Our entire dinner for 5, including one bottle of wine and tip totaled $153.00. T

Thank MGrimaldi
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We go to Saraceno's every year for Mother's Day, and I must say I think about my meal all year long!!!! I LOVE this restaurant! There were 9 of us dining (6 adults and 3 children). We had the BEST meals! Its hard to get...More

1  Thank Jillmcc1
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

While we might not have guessed by looking at the restaurant from the outside, Saraceno is a big step above "veal parm with ziti on the side with red sauce." Table service was great. The food came out in reasonable time and was carefully presented....More

1  Thank NickMiller_Clarity
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We were in town for the Boston Marathon and forgot to make reservations for dinner! The hotel concierge called and Saraceno accommodated! We had a party of 6 adults. Dinner was delicious- risotto amazing! Waiters were responsive to special requests. We were seated upstairs- very...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Fettuccini bolognese was made with a spicy sauce. It was very good, especially when topped with the freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Lasagne was good. Staff was great!

Thank CathyLuvsVacations
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

A very generic North End experience. We were lured in by cheap lunch specials-- should have known better. Definitely could have done better in my own kitchen.

Thank Jenn J
Reviewed 14 April 2016

While visiting Boston on business, I met with my Aunt and Uncle who took me to this restaurant, which they had been going to for years and I can see why. The food was absolutely amazing. We received a complimentary appetizer of Mozzarella on top...More

Thank Reede971
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Don't be swayed by the outside, this restaurant and it's many small dining areas is a great find. Wonderful food, service, a real Boston Italian treat. A large group was fortunate enough to have the wine cellar to ourselves with Sergio giving us great service!...More

Thank travellin_gal_11
Reviewed 29 March 2016

excellent food and service, table spacing a little tight, open for lunch. specials on lunch menu are good and inexpensive. recommended.

Thank Perspectech
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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17 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
23 November 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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