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Caffe Vittoria

#125 of 2,711 Places to Eat in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
North End
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290-296 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1801
+1 617-227-7606
07:00 - 00:00
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Laguna Niguel, CA
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A perfect place for cozy noisy latte after dinner elsewhere in Little Italy. Desserts to delight - try the tiramasu!

Thank Lindamom
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in by chance on a rainy afternoon, what a treat. Perhaps the best cannoli I've ever had, go with the pistachio! The cappuccino was delicious with a unique and delicious foam. The interior has great vibe, wonderful vintage lights. Probably could do without the mounted tv but it is tucked away into one corner so easy to ignore. Would... More 

Thank BARzep
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for an after dinner coffee...the Nutty Irishman was yummy! Even though we asked for decaf....it was a nice strong coffee that made you think it was full of caffeine!

Thank dlmaiocca
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98 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How lucky were we to be told about this cafe.. amazing cappuccino, pastries & selection of warming grappa... perfection needed after a cold Freedom Trail walk... thank you!!

Thank Chel1304
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely afternoon stop after a late lunch for cappuccino and cannolis. Our third visit here and it's always delightful. So delicious. Atmosphere is cozy and quaint despite being in the busy North End.

Thank Lime G
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking forward to going to this cafe based on a review from a coworker of mine, but was VERY disappointed by the customer service. My friends and I went in on Saturday (3/25/17) to take a little break from the cold, rainy weather. We ordered our drinks and food - I got a decaf macchiato with soy milk... More 

1 Thank Chloe W
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

TVs on wall totally destroyed the ambiance of this place... tiramisu and coffee was yummy though, service was ok. Between two family pictures from the 1800s hangs the TV displaying Disney movies... seems strange.

Thank VP_Aussie
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is the very best cappuccino anywhere. It's truly exceptional = never had anything like it. This is a great place to stop after a nice dinner out. Highly recommend.

Thank jacllb04
Newton, Iowa
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Dang this is a neat place. Best Cappuccino and deserts are unreal. Unwind here a bit after a dinner at one of the Italian places across the street. Lots of old history, photos, nick nacks and old coffee making devises through out for decor. They don't take credit or debit cards. Only cash.

Thank 183Jerry
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Great place to relax and unwind after a day of shopping, for a european breakfast or evening appeirtif. You get the service of all experienced staff who know their Italian drinks, coffees and pastries. The feel of the old country in our Little Italy!

Thank bonardilaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290-296 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-7606
Boston's oldest Italian Cafe!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

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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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