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Giacomo's Restaurant

355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-523-9026
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The wait may be long, but we get to visit with other people and the time goes by fast! I appreciate how hard the staff works!!! The food is out of this world! Well priced and good drinks too! Great value!!!! I will be back!

Thank James R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is always a line but you'll never wait more then 30 min. Got the Chicken Parmesan, Lobster Ravioli and garlic great. Great meal. Calamari and caprese salad looked good, next time.

Thank Mikela K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They treated our family very well. We waited for about 25 minutes but worth the wait. Service was friendly and the food was fantastic and not overly expensive. Wine list wasn't expansive but very reasonably priced. Not a sit and lounge place.

Thank Dreid28361
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Know before you venture in. Best, freshest, most reasonably priced Italian food I've ever had, including in Rome, Firenze (florence) or Venice. Also the most rushed, cramped, cash only, must wait in line, no reservations, no waiting list, wait outside place ever. Don't go for...More

Thank TechieGuy-alt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As most people have on here .. and will in line ... I'll also tell you it's worth the wait. Awesome Italian food. Tried a couple others in the area and the don't come close to the quality here. The prices are totally reasonable for...More

Thank bobsyouruncle17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food!!! My family of 4 plus my parents went midweek. The restaurant opens at 4:30 and by 5:00 they already had a 20 minute wait. Bring cash as they don't accept credit cards. They only have 8 tables but thru very efficient kitchen...More

Thank Grant P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of 4 visited Giacomo's on a Thursday night. I had read a number of reviews so we knew there would be a wait and that this establishment did not take credit cards. The reviews were on point. They don't take reservations and a...More

Thank Selena H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I was visiting Boston for a 4 day weekend. We wanted Italian and all the Bostonians recommended the North End. We went to the north end but had no idea there were so many Italian restaurants. As we were looking for restaurants...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you've read all the reviews, everyone talks about how long the line is, you have to bring cash- how fast the food is served and Wham- you're out. It's all true. The fact of the matter is it's AMAZING Italian food at GREAT prices,...More

1  Thank nancy h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived forty minutes before the restaurant opened and decided we didn't want to wait around, so we came back at 4:30. Big mistake. The line was already long, and we barely missed the first wave of seating. However, they sat us in thirty minutes,...More

Thank Austen M
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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10 July 2017|
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Response from IMKEVINFROMBOSTON | Reviewed this property |
I park on the water front , near Lewis Wharf about 16;00 a day very convinient ,sometimes I take a commuter boat in from a nearby town ,also lots of fun and sights to see.
24 June 2017|
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Response from hawk_roamer | Reviewed this property |
Not a wine consumer but I agree that the wait is worth it. Hope you go and have the great experience we had.
Stacey R
24 May 2017|
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Response from SoCalFamily3 | Reviewed this property |
Nope but worth the wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-9026
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