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$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
+1 617-391-0902
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When searching for a place that had handmade pasta that was open for lunch. Located in South Boston. Very small place. Staff was friendly, unpretentious, and efficient. Food was stellar. We had celery Caesar, white anchovies, a pizza, cavatelli pasta, and carbonara with uni. All...More

Thank sjc43
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience, atmosphere and food at Coppa are all 5 stars! I went here for the first time (make sure you make a reservation) on a Saturday night, and we ended up staying for a long time enjoying our drinks. The two of us ordered...More

Thank almtravel511
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for dinner and glad we had made reservations as this place can be tight for space. Food was great! We had salumi plate with cheese which was wonderful. We also had the cavatelli and capellini pastas which were both wonderful. Service was perfect for...More

Thank juliefriesl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coppa is a great Italian joint tucked into a small storefront in Boston’s South End. It made OpenTable’s top 100 restaurants in America and certainly lives up to the reputation. The wait staff is amazing and the pasta is all home made, outside of the...More

Thank WorldyWinos
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We hope you continue to enjoy your Coppa experiences, and will share this feedback with our staff.

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Nice selection of wine, amazing house made bread with cheese and truffle. Cozy place, must reserve. Their pasta dishes are simply delicious ! For dessert " zeppole con Nutella " .

Thank SoniaEmtl
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us at Coppa! Hope to see you back with us again soon.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Food lovers have lots of great options here, on a nice evening you can sit on the sidewalk, enjoy creative and unique Italian small plates, and pet the dogs walking by. Love to sit at the bar and enjoy. On the short list of go-to...More

Thank David M
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you at Coppa again soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My wife is a big fan of Chef Jamie and we’ve been to all of his restaurants. The food here is simply outstanding. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular restaurants in the city. The pizzas are incredible as well as the creative...More

Thank NorthShoreDad
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Coppa experience. We're so glad to hear you continue to enjoy your time with us, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel Becker rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We stated with three cheeses plate. The cheese portions where ridiculously small. The wine biscuits they make there were delicious but they served us a pile of mostly broken ones and a few whole. It looked line a cheese plate a college kid put together...More

Thank Laura C
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hello Laura, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I have shared your comments with our management team so we can look to address the portion size of the cheese plate. If you would like to give us another opportunity to come...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

My wife and I went for dinner on a saturday night, the food is amazing the atmosphere is fun the wine beer menu is cool! my wife loved it so i'm sure we will be back!

Thank Stephen C
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Thank you for joining us, Stephen! Hope to see you back at Coppa again soon.

Reviewed 9 December 2017

I had a margherita pizza, and while it was fine, if a little lacking in seasoning, I found the space of the restaurant here to not be adequate. This place is like eating in a closet. It is narrow and claustrophobic and without many windows....More

Thank Daniel B
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Daniel, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Coppa. We take reviews seriously in order to discuss with our kitchen and management teams how to better our guest's experience. If there are any other comments you'd like to pass long...More

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Kelly G
6 February 2016|
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Response from Gina C | Property representative |
Good Morning, We dont have gluten free pasta or pizza, however we do have several gluten free options. Best, Gina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-391-0902
  • E-mail
Coppa is an intimate enoteca tucked on a quiet side street in Boston's South End featuring Italian small plates created by James Beard Award-winning Chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer. Everything is made with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Coppa has an eclectic wine list, and unique cordial-based cocktails. We offer a patio in the warmer months. Please note that patio & bar are first come first serve. You can book dining reservations on Open Table or by calling the restaurant. Please also visit our sister restaurant, Toro on Washington street in the South End of Boston.
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