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L'Impasto - CLOSED

2263 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-1212
+1 617-491-1901
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pollo” (2 reviews)
“shrimp” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
2263 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-1212
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

A special night for us to celebrate and we were very pleased by the attentive service of the owner chef Riccardo Passini. Splitting the salad and the saltibocco pollo was the perfect amount of freshly prepared food. Wine selection very appropriate and the extra complimentary...More

Thank mwymd
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Cannot say enough good things about this restaurant-- very fresh ingredients used to make a variety of pasta dinners with good salads and antipasti. Reasonable wine prices for wines that compliment the dinners. Service was good, pleasant, friendly and helpful. Take time to enjoy the...More

Thank Ron417
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Had dinner for 2 couples. L'impasto does classic dishes in authentic style. Excellent fresh pastas and the freshest tasting eggplant parmigiana I've ever had. A pappardelle with wild mushrooms was excellent, as was a tagliatelle with shrimp and asparagus. The homemade breads and excellent and...More

Thank Urban-cyclist
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I stopped here with my daughter who recently moved to the area and had visited here the previous week. What a delight! She was as impressed on the second visit as the first. Although small, only 10 tables, and no reservations, this place is worth...More

Thank Nadine C
Reviewed 9 January 2016

L'impasto is a small, intimate restaurant that contributes to its authentic Italian feel. The food was fresh and delicious, including the wonderful bread. Having recently returned from several weeks in Italy, the meal brought back memories of how fabulous food can be if prepared correctly....More

Thank Rachelsmom1
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Went with another couple after reading reviews. Food was fabulous and very reasonably priced. The space was a bit warm and they were short a server, so the service was a bit slow but they were really trying hard and very apologetic. We were really...More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 5 May 2015

Out for dinner to a "...Boston Italian Restuarant.." My colleague found this place online and we decided to go for dinner. The immediate impression is how quaint the restaurant is. Second impression includes baskets of homemade breads -- just like the European bakeries. Third impression...More

1  Thank ENelson1321
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Small restaurant with friendly staff. Decor is simple, we did enjoy the Italian background music. We ordered Rughetta with Zucchini salad, Paccheri con Vongole, Cozze e Gamberi, Cannoli with Beef, Pollo Impanato and Chianti wine. Our dishes had perfect texture, accurate temperature, bright flavors and...More

1  Thank Azulado_01
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I’m mystified by the almost uniformly laudatory reviews that others have given to this restaurant, as I found it to be disappointing in almost every respect. The Mista salad was crisp and fresh, but the bitterness of the arugula, radicchio, and fennel wasn’t counterbalanced by...More

Thank critiquer862
Reviewed 2 November 2014

The bread is indeed totally delicious and so was the eggplant parmigian. This tiny restaurant has a nice atmosphere and was a cozy spot to have dinner. However, the pace of the meal was quite rushed, with entrees coming out when we had barely made...More

1  Thank historylover3
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2263 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140-1212
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-491-1901
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