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Giacomo's Restaurant

355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-523-9026
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Small dining area so long lines outside. But they turn over the seats pretty fast. We had the calamari; I had scallops, my husband had the special with 1/2 lobster, clams, and mussels. Both on bed of fettucini. You choose the sauce from a list-...More

Thank elaine3Southport
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great dinner. Very small restaurant, but the food is definitely worth the wait. Lobster ravioli was outstanding! Great value for what you pay.

Thank SB83616
Reviewed 1 week ago

great location anyway as Hanover street is fantastic to visit, probably the best Italian district I've visited. Always a queue, get there early, or have a drink nearby and watch the line it does lengthen and shorten a lot over time. Can get very hot...More

Thank gerry r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant with tight seating and be prepared to stand outside and wait for a table. We waited in line for about 40 minutes early on a Friday night, but they do move the people in & out as quickly as possible....More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First off, it’s worth the wait in the blasted line out front. We were fortunate enough to be behind another young couple that was local to the area so conversation made the hour and a half wait go by fairly smooth. The food was great,...More

Thank trharris0305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 55 minutes in line for a table. We were crowded in and constantly rushed. We ordered a $40 bottle of wine that came too warm to drink. The food was generous but mediocre at best. Why people wait in line was beyond us...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the wait. I was In Boston for 6 days & everyday there was a lineup waiting to get in. Food was excellent, staff was friendly. I wish we would have went there earlier in our trip so we could have went back to...More

Thank ChrisPembroke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends recommend this restaurant. When we got there at 5:00 there was a long line outside and we almost left, but the man in line in front of us said it was worth the wait. We are so glad we waited. Caesar salad...More

Thank Amagley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a joke and the joke is on the patrons who have to line up outside in order to get a seat at one of the 9 tables jammed into a place that would be crowded with only 5 tables. The food is...More

Thank SwRc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Small place, no reservations, cash only. Well worth the wait (outside). Get there before 7 PM and the wait is not too bad. Later could be up to an hour but the food is well worth it. Lobster ravioli is especially good.

Thank George M
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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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J A
10 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
24 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
24 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:30
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
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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