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Florentine Cafe

#109 of 2,392 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-227-1777
12:00 - 01:00
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Watertown, Connecticut
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92 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would give this place 3.5 stars if the app allowed. Located smack in the middle of the bustling north end's "Little Italy" the atmosphere is probably pretty similar to any of the other good restaurants in this popular section of Boston. Although parking on the street is a rat race, there are a few very large, accessible public parking... More 

Thank Durge
Chandler, Arizona
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169 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to Florentine as the other place we wanted to go was closed. Very cute and quaint. I ordered the lobster ravioli. To die for!! I mean yes it was super heavy and killed my diet but everything about it was perfection. Service was also quick and friendly. Really great place!

Thank Leslie O
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was excellent! Well priced, and nearly impossible to pick a fish off the menu! We all ordered something different and everything was great! It is small and charming with friendly service!

Thank Brooke M
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have eaten here beffore food is ok but service sucks. Actually walked out last was a hot day wanted to sit down have a drink a bite to eat an relax ordered drinks waited 25 minutes an walked out

Thank Kelly S
Woburn, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

pizza was great. waitress, I think her name was Kristen, was outstanding. she really knew her wine and recommended the perfect pair with our entrees

Thank buehlerdc
Ocean View, New Jersey
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 17 in our party on Sunday, April 16, 2017. Six were running the marathon the next day (Patriots Day, Monday, April 17, 2017) and the other ten were family/friends. I tried to book a restaurant on Sunday with very negative responses, but the folks at Florentine Café were more than willing to accommodate our party of 17. We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Had the best Italian outside Italy. Clean fresh ingredients. Has an amazing cheese ravioli. Sat in a table overlooking a little garden with Madonna. Very atmospheric.

Thank ARamiah
Medford, Massachusetts
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215 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The absolute best place in the North End. Adorable atmosphere, delicious wine, INCREDIBLE food! This will definitely be my "go to" place in the area. And the waitress was absolutely lovely as well! FIVE STARS

Thank Jgraves700
Pembroke Pines, Florida
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222 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were immediately greeted by a very friendly host/manager upon entering the Florentine Cafe and promptly escorted to a spacious table. Anyone familiar with the North End of Boston knows that spacious is unusual in most of the restaurants in thei neighborhood. We started the evening with the fried calamari. The crisp little calamari rings and legs were accompanied by... More 

Thank BarryV954
Detroit, Michigan
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in the north end on a Sunday around lunch time. Surprisingly, the majority of restaurants in this area were closed! The Florentine Cafe was one of the few that was open. The place was packed so we sat at the bar, but it was ok because they had full meal service at the bar. Our... More 

Thank rcw923

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-1777

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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

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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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