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Carmen - CLOSED

33 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2405
+1 617-742-6421
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
9 Dec 2016
“Can't top our North End exerpience at Carmen's.”
13 Jul 2016
“Fabulous food; woke up wishing I could have it for breakfast the next morning”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, International
$$ - $$$
33 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2405
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Hosted a Grad party for 30 people. Absolutely outstanding. We squeezed in tight but it didn't matter with friends and family. We were offered 5 different choices for meals. They were dinner portions even though we were there for a late lunch. Staff was very...More

Thank DebK-Boston
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We saw a good review for this tiny restaurant and decided to try it when we were in town for the night. I should preface by saying that I was not even inclined toward eating when we arrived; we had had an indulgent local fare...More

Thank awcharlotte
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Best Italian meal we had of our trip. Go during lunch, prices are slightly cheaper and you will NOT have to wait!

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Most travelers never venture beyond Hanover St in the North End of Boston when seeking Italian food. Tucked away near Paul Revere's House in North Square is a small, cozy restaurant serving delicious, innovative food. Seek out Carmen for your next North End meal. We...More

1  Thank Linbert
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Carmen is a lovely small gem of a Italian restaurant in the North End. The food is truly impressive, Northern Italian style with a creative flair. The three of us shared three appetizers, fantastic meatballs, one pasta and an outstanding cioppino. Carmen doesn't serve desert,...More

Thank MARKL55_55
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Excellent Northern Italian restaurant in North Square of the North End of Boston. It is an extremely small restaurant and you must have a reservation. I suggest that you have the small pizza with the drizzled balsamic vinegar for a starter, it is wonderful. All...More

Thank Harvey L
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Came here at the behest of numerous North End restaurant rating recommendations. Greeting was exceptional. Downhill from there. The Boston lettuce with Gorgonzola was a ball of lettuce, unseparated, with Gorgonzola sprinkled. My mom had the pan seared tuna - which was advertised as sushi...More

Thank NinoNJ
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It was a Sunday evening after Thanksgiving this past November that we reserved a table at this restaurant in Boston´s North End. What a treat it was! Carmen is a super small, quaint but cosy restaurant within walking distance from Faneuil Hall. I had wanted...More

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Quaint restaurant in the North End. Booked with excitement! We had an 8:30 pm reservation. At 9:25 pm we were seated. That's unacceptable in my book. We arrived promptly at 8:30 pm--even a few minutes early. Others arrived after us but were seated before us....More

1  Thank Cotney
Reviewed 9 December 2015

the food is always super fresh and delicious.the waitstaff is great and the atmosphere is quaint and comfortable.highly recommend this place as one of the best in town.

Thank john s
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
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 North Sq, Boston, MA 02113-2405
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-6421
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