With such a rich Italian culture and heritage, it’s no wonder that Boston Massachusetts is home to so many exquisite Italian restaurants. From diner style restaurants to fine Italio-French establishments, this city has every type of Italian restaurant imaginable. Here’s our guide to the top 10 Italian restaurants in Boston.
For fine-dining Italian style, dinner at Da Vinci is the order of the day. Featuring both cozy, sophisticated indoor seating and a delightful outdoor dining area, Da Vinci is an idyllic venue. The Chef takes great pride in making all of his pastas, breads and desserts from scratch daily, ensuring that guests are only ever given the highest quality plates to enjoy. The menu changes throughout the year and diners are always given ample choices for antipasti, first and second courses. A Chef’s tasting menu is also available for those looking to really indulge in these magnificently rich flavors. Vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan dishes are available too.
Da Vinci, 162 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 350 0007
An enoteca serving beautifully presented and delicious tasting dishes, Coppa is a Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette restaurant. Open for dinner daily and brunch on Sundays, Coppa features a varied and vibrant menu. Enjoy wood-fired pizzas, hearty pasta dishes and a feast of seven fishes. The menu for Sunday brunch is much the same as the rest of the week, with the addition of more breakfast-themed dishes such as scrambled eggs with crab and grilled cheese with fried eggs.
Coppa, 253 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 391 0902
Blending French cooking techniques with gorgeous Italian flavors, the chefs at Menton have created the perfect fusion of two of the world’s most favorite cuisines. An award-winning restaurant, Menton not only offers its diners the chance to indulge in beautiful foods, but it also features an unparalleled fine wine list as an added bonus.
A fine-dining venue in Boston’s coolest corner, Prezza is a local favorite. Having taken inspiration from the cooking methods of his Grandmother’s birth village, the chef here takes great pride in creating exciting twists on tried and tested classic dishes using only the freshest seasonal produce available. There are over 8000 bottles of wine to choose from and the choice of dishes – although much more concise – is just as impressive. Think wood grilled quail with bacon and red wine lentils, crispy shrimp with Italian slaw, chestnut raviolini with pulled duck and halibut with parsnip puree. Top this with a Prezza dessert sampler board and a glass of dessert wine followed by a tipple of amaro and you’re sure to leave feeling completely satisfied.
Prezza, 24 Fleet Street, Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 227 1577
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