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Lo Conte's Italian Cuisine

#391 of 2,365 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
North End
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116 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1706
+1 617-720-0339
Today
14:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 14:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Rhode Island
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208 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere, tasty food, and awful service. Lovely setting, almost European feeling with small tables, brick wall and store front windows. Comfortable setting. The food was good, not the best Italian I ever had but was still good. Service was meh...I was initially given a wine glass with lipstick on it (not mine), had to ask for a few items,... More 

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Thank MaddyLibby
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to Lo Conte's for nearly 20 years and have yet to have a disappointing experience. This is a family run restaurant that specializes in good, traditional, Italian food. Our kids have grown up eating here and refuse to go anywhere else in the North End. Eating there on New Year's Eve has become a family tradition... More 

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Thank Korjoel
Provincetown, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Portions were generous. Atmosphere was relaxed and charming. We loved the butternut squash ravioli - It was the best I have ever tasted! Good service and the waiter had a dry sense of humor1 We loved our evening and will definitely return to sample the eggplant next time! I heard so much about it!

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Thank RacePointLighthouse
Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We actually read the poor reviews on trip advisor regarding the rude waitstaff before we went but there were so many positive reviews we decided to give it a try. It seemed like a cozy place at first and smelled wonderful. However, from the start our waiter seemed in a rush. After he took our order and brought our food... More 

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Thank LaurieMT
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We happened upon this restaurant while walking around. Menu was in the window so you could see what they served and the prices. Lots of great seafood/pasta choices. Staff were extremely attentive and helpful.

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Thank 4girls4us
Sharon, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We tried this place on a Groupon. We have a lot of favorites in the North End but figured we'd take a chance given the discount. When we arrived, I went to use the restroom. There was no soap. I made due and told a waiter after. The service was poor. There were four of us, three ordered a salad... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation and got right in. The sangria was yummy. Loved the bread and the pasta. Dinner was slow to arrive, but the atmosphere and service were great. We really enjoyed the whole experience.

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1 Thank Binnidm
Chicago
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

great Italian food .. good prices...great service check out Modern bakery down the street for great desert..

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Thank Russia99
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I had a gluten free bolognaise that was fantastic! Portions were great and it came out pipping hot, just how it should! We made reservations through yelp and got a great window table. The experience was great but the service left something to be desired. I brushed it off though, since it was a family owned restaurant, however our experience... More 

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Thank Sonya F
Boston, Massachusetts
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271 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Good food. Saltimbucco Veal and pasta. 3 course meal. We split the antipasti and tiramisu. Lovely waitstaff too. I went here 20 years ago and returned tonight! I will return again.Reasonable prices too.

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Thank Caroline H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
14:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
14:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-0339

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

Staying in North End

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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 and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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