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326 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113 (North End)
(617) 557-9248
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Ranked #37 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: North End
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Fleet St.
Transit: Haymarket (Orange); North Station (Orange, Green); Aquarium (Blue)
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English first
Bellerose, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

First off, this restaurant is small with limited seating. You should definitely have a reservation We had a reservation for 4 on Friday, 1/2/2015 at 7:30. Contrary to some of the reviews, our table was immediately available when we arrived. This was our 2nd time at Panza. It does not disappoint as it was as good as the 1st. The... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We ate lunch and have delicious meal, gnoccis and penne with eggplant, panceta and tomato was our choise. Good service and clean restrooms. I would recommend it!

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Nashua, NH
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

After reviewing tripadvisor we thought we had found the perfect spot for a college sendoff for our daughter. The good news is - we were able to make a reservation early in the day for later that evening and that is where the good experience ends. We get there and are not greeted by anyone and had no clues what... More 

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have had 3 meals in past 4 days in the north end. They were all good, but Panza was by far the best. Great food, great service, great value. Thoroughly recommend the place.

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Having recently returned from a three week holiday in Italy, we were craving some good Italian food. We certainly found it at Panza today! Loved everything from the bread to our entrees. Red sauce was delicious and pasta cooked al dente. We will certainly be back to this little gem of a place!

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lucky for us, we went on a Sunday for an early lunch. We were seated immediately at a front table by the window. The restaurant is small and it filled up quickly. We wanted a small, real Italian restaurant and Panza was just that. We ordered the Panza spare ribs and the wild mushroom & goat cheese spring rolls for... More 

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Rhode Island
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A friend recommended this restaurant to us since we were seeing a game in the area. We made a reservation and I'm glad we did as the place fills up fast and there as a line out the door when we left. The food was amazing. We had the calamari as an appetizer and then my husband had a pasta... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

It took us a while to get seated, about an hour after our reservation, (this restaurant is small so it depends on how long others take to eat dinner), but the food was worth it. I usually don't go out to eat for Italian because I can make it well at home, but this Italian was unique and incredibly delicious.... More 

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Saxtons River, Vermont
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had dinner at Panza after seeing a Saturday matinee of the Nutcracker. We arrived on the early side for dinner and I am glad we did. Panza is not a large restaurant and we had not made a reservation. They were able to seat us but the place filled up quickly and a waiting line developed. The small size... More 

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Bedford, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We didn't have a reservation, yet they accommodated us quickly. The food was great, although the proportions were enough for two people in one plate! We will be visiting this place again, if in the neighborhood.

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Additional Information about Panza

Address: 326 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113
Phone Number: (617) 557-9248
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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