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Giacomo's Restaurant

355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-523-9026
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Giacomo's serves THE best Italian food I have ever eaten! I wish I lived closer to Boston so I could visit more often. I had the chicken parmigiana, and my husband had the butternut squash ravioli. Each dish was so good, we ended up sharing...More

Thank Sandi D
Reviewed 2 days ago

my husband and i waited in line for 40 minutes in freezing , windy weather and were so disappointed in our meal. the calamari had the texture of rubber bands. my husband ordered veal parmigiano which arrived very well done. it was hard to cut...More

Thank carol c
Reviewed 3 days ago

Admitted: this IS an Italian restaurant in a tourist area. There was a huge wait. That said, we thought the food was quite good; it arrived promptly; and our server was attentive. However: take seriously that there is NO AIR CONDITIONING! It was hot as...More

Thank StuckNCowTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very small restaurant. Seats maybe 40 Three of the 4 of us diners were very impressed with out meals. Two people shared the $60 (give or take) combo platter and were pleased. The lobster ravioli was a thundering success. The shrimp, scallops...More

Thank 2014Travelinggal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here this week as ALL the other restaurants around North End on the main street were packed with long wait times so we thought we'd try a place a bit "off" the beaten track on a side street. Service was okay but order Veal...More

Thank JillL210
Reviewed 1 week ago

of the five nights in Boston this was the best food we had great waiter homemade pasta was the best fast service

Thank hottg1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the wait! Seafood is fresh! Portions are large. Everything was very good! Tables turn quick but we were not rushed! We had fried calamari and Caesar salad, chicken Marsala, chicken and shrimp pesto sauce, and fruitti del mare.

Thank jmccarthy4803
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Italian seafood I ever had. It is a family own restaurant. Ingredients are fresh and not expensive at all.

Thank Marcus R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going to eat at Giacomo's earlier this week, but it was 90 plus degrees and we did not feel like standing in line for 30-45 minutes.We ordered take out. The waitress was rude , detached and almost too busy to bother with us....More

1  Thank GeneBoston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best Italian restaurant I have ever eaten at. The food was delicious. It was fresh. The service was amazing. We felt like family there. It is a small place and it gets packed. They only accept cash. I would eat here every...More

Thank iamafairadvisor
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J A
11 July 2017|
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Response from IMKEVINFROMBOSTON | Reviewed this property |
I park on the water front , near Lewis Wharf about 16;00 a day very convinient ,sometimes I take a commuter boat in from a nearby town ,also lots of fun and sights to see.
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Gemutlich2
25 June 2017|
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Response from hawk_roamer | Reviewed this property |
Not a wine consumer but I agree that the wait is worth it. Hope you go and have the great experience we had.
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Stacey R
25 May 2017|
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Response from SoCalFamily3 | Reviewed this property |
Nope but worth the wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-9026
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