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Italian Express Pizzeria

336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
+1 617-561-0038
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (83 reviews)
“pizza” (201 reviews)
“limoncello cake” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant because it had been featured on " Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives". We were a group of 9, and ordered a variety of entrees - pizza, meatballs, Caesar salad, fettuccini alfredo, and cheesy garlic bread. Generous portions that could easily be shared!...More

1  Thank Patti4
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My wife and I had a great meal here last week. You know a place is good when the locals eat there and lots came in for take out while we were there. The place is a storefront in a east Boston neighborhood and you...More

2  Thank drcoston
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Really good pizza we shared. Cannot comprehend how one could eat such a big pizza by himself. We had an eggplant pizza. Each bite was appreciated, crust included. We really enjoyed our time there and by the time we left the little place was almost...More

1  Thank sandra_lemieux
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The Italian Express Pizzeria is in a residential area. I think most of the clientele when I was there had walked there. Parking is at a premium. But EVERYONE seemed to really enjoy their meal and NO ONE in the place was able to finish...More

1  Thank TexasRoadrash
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Worth the trip to East Boston to have homemade pasta. We tried the homemade ravioli and fettuccine. Both excellent with your choice of sauce. Pretty small so make reservations. Only about a 20 min cab tide but Not a lot of cabs to get back...More

1  Thank travelbugzzz
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Adorable Italian restaurant. HUGE menu. Great drink and meal prices. Fast and friendly service. But most of all FANTASTIC FOOD !!! Would go there again in a heartbeat !!! More than 5 stars !

1  Thank Becky F
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The pizza was amazing. Huge. Like true Italian pizza it is minimal in its toppings with a lovely yeasty flavour. It was wonderful to see the dough being prepared and worked in the kitchen. Prices will put a smile on your bank managers face too.

1  Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Italian Express is not really a secret. Diners, Drive Ins and Dives selected Italian Exp as one of Boston's best. So get to East Boston for the absolute best in Italian in all of Boston. You won't regret it. The pizza is amazing; the cutlets...More

1  Thank B7956LYjohnd
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We looked on trip advisor and found this was a few blocks from our son in east Boston. It was excellent !!! We ordered 2 pizzas for lunch - chicken pesto and cheese . The pesto was so good a fresh perfectly seasoned, cheese was...More

2  Thank Charlie A
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were in town with friends visiting our daughter in Boston, and decided to go for dinner. With our hay market produce in tow we showed up without a reservation, and they managed to accommodate our group of 6. Fantastic!!!!!!. My wife had the dish...More

1  Thank Thomas E
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13 November 2017|
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Response from jaimesupah | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. This place is tiny, tiny.
5 July 2017|
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Response from Linus L | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant was fantastic!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-561-0038
  • E-mail
Welcome to the World Famous - Italian Express Pizzeria. Featured on the Food Network's - "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" with Guy Fieri. We offer the Best Italian Food, Pizza, Pasta, and Seafood in Boston! All dishes are made-to-order from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. We use only the Finest and Freshest ingredients in all of our meals. Enjoy our delicious food by eat-in, take-out, delivery, and catering. We have a beautiful dining room with lively music and a seasonal outdoor patio. We pride ourselves on serving the "Best Food for the Best Value"! Also, make sure you checkout our extensive Drink Menu that includes: Wine, Beer, Sangria, Martinis, Cocktails, and Cordials. We look forward to serving you soon and becoming your new favorite Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria!
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