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Trattoria Il Panino

#26 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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11 Parmenter St, Boston, MA 02113-2306 (Hanover Street)
+1 617-720-1336
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on Sat night with 5 business associates. A good time was had by all. The homemade pasta was excellent and the apps were varied and delicious. Good atmosphere to talk business and beer and wine at the table. No liquor at the table though so if you want a cocktail, you have to finish it in their bar.

Thank mikesm9240
Plano, Texas
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Service a little pushy at first but finally figured out we were there to enjoy our meal. Carbonara was okay but much better at a place we ate at a few days ago. Meatballs were outstanding! Just like grandmother's! Ziti was fresh, flavorful and cooked perfectly. Tortellini was also outstanding! Large and stuffed with ham and ricotta in a cream... More 

Thank Jennifer H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow!!!! My fiancée and I ate lunch here and what a huge win!! We took several recommendations from our waiter who was awesome as he nailed it!! My fiancée is a hard palate to please and she was stunned and thrilled with the truffled ravioli. Wow! She admitted to me that this was the best meal she has ever had... More 

Thank Michael R
Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was surprised at how relaxed the atmosphere was. There are several rooms available for dinning. Realy good food.

Thank sigfridalregen
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I stopped here for lunch as we were completing the Freedom Trail and we were blown away by the food, truly delicious! It was wonderfully set out and genuinely so yum. Either a great stop on the Freedom Trail or just as a place to stop for lunch and dinner, you have to go try this Italian... More 

Thank Isobel C
Hollis, New Hampshire
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a gathering of 8 old friends together for dinner here. We made reservations and we seated on time as planned. The restaurant has 2 sections - the older original section including some seating in the basement and the new section. I'd suggest asking for the new section as it seems to have been recently redone. We were put... More 

Thank djptravels
Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't wait to go back to this North End restaurant. Our first meal there was fresh and interesting. Earlier today, we made a reservation for 6:30 (Friday). We dropped off three members of our five-person party to secure our table while we parked. When my husband and I walked in, the "greeter" was loudly chastising a staff person about... More 

Thank Carol M
Hanson, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the lobster ravioli - chicken parmesan - Shrimp Scampi all were delicious and the homemade spaghetti was out of this world and the meatballs were the most tender I have ever had - deserts all good as well - great service friendly waiter made our night ! Can't go wrong at this place!

Thank DomG4444
Winter Park, Florida
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123 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from a wonderful meal! The atmosphere is lovely with an attractive bar area and dining room. Every employee we had any contact with was very nice and welcoming. It was a good thing we had reviewed the menu online as making a choice was very difficult because everything we saw around us looked so good! We started... More 

Thank Wjm420
Pleasant Valley, New York
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at Trattoria Il Panino on a busy Saturday night during a holiday weekend. Arrived an hour prior to our reservation - we were not expecting to be able to be seated early but decided to ask anyway. To my surprise they sat us immediately. I would have preferred to dine upstairs, but downstairs was fine, if a little... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$75
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Parmenter St, Boston, MA 02113-2306
    (Hanover Street)
  • Public Transportation: Government Center on the Green Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-1336
Traditional casual italian dining

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

Staying in North End

Neighbourhood Profile
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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