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Pleasant Cafe & Restaurant

4515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02131-3441
+1 617-323-2111
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good59%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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11:30 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, American
4515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02131-3441
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Roslindale is a liveable, up-and-coming neighborhood in Boston. I rarely have occasion to go there, however, plus it is quite far from highway access. After attending an outdoor wedding nearby my friend and I were looking for a comfortable, air-conditioned place to eat, and lo...More

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pleasant pizza is a Parkway standard. It was a special night in my Roslindale home. I like toppings but plain and simple tastes real damn good. The inside hasn't changed in 50+ years and that's good. Italian dishes are good and hearty. Lots more on...More

Thank smorris37
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Out with the girls to our favorite place for pizza. Two pizzas and large antipasto. Same order since we were in high school. Can't beat it.

1  Thank amstre1952
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Pleasant Cafe has supported my kids' hockey league for years. Kudo to them! We decided to visit it recently. The thin crust pizza was so delicious and the cheese was the best. However, the other dish we ordered, veal cutlet with pasta was so mediocre...More

Thank Lu Z
ThePleasantCafe, Manager at Pleasant Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Pleasant Cafe. We appreciate all feedback and take our reviews very seriously. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your pizza and the service! Thank you thank you. We were disappointed to hear...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were told this place "looks like a dive but once you get inside the food's good". So, right and then sooo wrong. It's as bad as it looks. Great idea--keep a local place going 80 years, call it a neighborhood place, then you get...More

Thank lwsusansusan
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Always a great time at the Pleasant Cafe. Best thin crust Pizza. Daily specials. Private label sodas. Warm townie type atmosphere.

Thank Geno F
ThePleasantCafe, Manager at Pleasant Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

Geno, Thank you for taking the time to review the Pleasant Cafe and for the great comments. We really appreciate it! John M.

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I love the pizza but I also of the pasta dishes. Everything here is really good, and don't forget to add dessert! The food is really affordable as well.

Thank JNow917
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I have eaten at this family friendly restaurant more times than I can count and every time is a "pleasant" experience. The food is really good. My favorite is the prime rib that matches for flavour, texture, and taste what I have been served at...More

1  Thank Vacationnixon
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice down to earth dinner. Great pizza and veal parm. Also have good daily specials. Wait staff is friendly and efficient.

1  Thank skitraveler1
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Place has been there since 1937 Yes.best pizza.all types american food,daily specials example Friday some seafood. Prime rib meal $17.00 all servings healthy size.live in Florida but always a must stop for great meal,with family and friends.yes is a family friendly environment.

Thank havinfuns
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02131-3441
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > West Roxbury / Hyde Park / Roslindale
  • Neighbourhood: West Roxbury / Hyde Park / Roslindale
  • Phone Number: +1 617-323-2111
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