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Florentine Cafe

#99 of 2,374 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
North End
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333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-227-1777
Today
12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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272 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this place completely at random while walking along Hanover Street. We were seated promptly. All 5 of us selected a different entree and the food was fine. My calzone was huge! The service was friendly and reasonably paced.

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Thank Dedgehog
Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was okay. The service was great as they were able to accommodate our large business group on a busy Thursday evening without a reservation. They are close to some yummy, very, well-known pastry shops.

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Thank Mission T
Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here to grab a drink and take a break from walking. The ambience was lovely and the local color was amusing. The drinks were very good — I had a delicious Riesling — and the bartender was very nice. We did not eat, but the food that some of the other patrons order looked and smelled delicious.... More 

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Thank Erin D
Wolcott, Connecticut
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a great choice when in Boston. My wife and I have been going here for eight years . We have never been disappointed. It has the best staff and bartenders on Hanover street.

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Thank gregarious66
Texas
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up here when our first choice line was too long, and our second choice had a wedding party going on. It was OK nothing special.

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Thank Angela B
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our dinner was great! We usually sit at the bar and both bartenders were very attentive. Our food came quick and drinks were great. Our dinner was fabulous!

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Thank Deborah H
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Italian restaurant apply in the Italian quarter of Boston was a great little spot to stop in for lunch and to warm up with the cold cold 40 degree air in Boston in November (I am a Floridian) The menu is very standard not huge and very traditional, it has all the standard Italian fair you'd desire. All of... More 

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Thank Nick B
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fast service... food was good just didn't like my choice...felt like the several was a bit fake and smug italian... bread was good but olive oil strange taste. Not sure would go back.

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Thank Christy B
Poulsbo, Washington
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211 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visiting Boston's North End with friends, we decided to splurge on a nice Italian dinner. Two of us had that evening's special: lobster with shrimp, scallops, and vegetables. The other had a pasta dish. We shared bruschetta, a caprese salad, and a bottle of wine. All delicious. Outstanding, attentive service. Even though we were there in November, it was a... More 

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Kent
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ended up eating here twice it was that good. It is on the Freedom Trail so just follow the red before or after Paul Revere's house. Great pasta and pizza not to mention wine and local beer. Good atmosphere and when the weathers nice the doors and windows open up to show good views. Recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
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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Typical questions asked:
  • 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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