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Italian Express Pizzeria

336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
617-561-0038
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Ranked #1 of 2,851 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Our customers truly love our food. Portions are huge and the value can't be beat; not to mention our great service. You can dress up or dress casual. The atmoshpere is very classy, but laid back at the same time. When you leave, you will feel like family. Come be a part of our family today!
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English first
Boston, MA
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We love this place. Casual Italian at its best. Pizza is good, but my favorites are the sauteed dishes. Chicken Marsala, Shrimp Scampi and such. Friendly service, full bar, good wine by the glass. And. .... LOVE the fact that if you need to use the ATM (they do not accept plastic) or the restroom ... You walk thru the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

With a last minute request to accommodate a party of 12 they didn't hesitate to make room for us and treat us like family. From appetizers to entrees the food was outstanding. Save room for dessert because the best cannoli on earth is made here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I came in late one night about an hour before closing. We originally were stopping in to grab a quick bite to eat Togo and the two gentleman who run the restaurant insisted we sit and enjoy our dinner. We got exceptional service. Jim and John both came to the table and gave us a tour of... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Were greeted upon arrival by Jimmy who is co-owner. Educated us on large portions as this was our 1st visit. Food is homemade. Zucchini sticks & garlic bread stand on their own but were enhanced by the marinara sauce. Chicken Cacciatore Saute w/Ziti was so well seasoned with peppers, onions & mushrooms that there was no way I was taking... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

When I lived in Connecticut I used to take special trips into Brooklyn for good Italian food. Ever since I moved into Boston, I have wanted to find good Italian food. The North End has too much hype. I like a good neighborhood restaurant. When I arrived at Italian Express Pizzeria, Jim (the owner) made me feel at home. Sat... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Pizza was ok, but I am not sure if it is the best pizza from Boston. The place is cosy, but it is a bit far from downtown. Only enjoyable.

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Jonathan H, Owner at Italian Express Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you found our restaurant enjoyable. Many people consider us to have the best pizza around. But, everyone has their own personal preferences when it comes to pizza. Our pizza is an authentic Italian style traditional pizza with premium and delicious toppings. Also, we are very close to downtown. We are only 5... More 

Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had chicken cacciatore, italian fries, garden salad, and red velvet cake - and it was incredible. Delicious flavors, made to order freshness, and a beautiful red sauce. The owners were so nice and made the place feel warm and cozy on a cold night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

I love the owners, Jim and Jon! From the first day I moved to Boston, I was in search of an authentic Italian restaurant that offered excellent service, high quality food, and a clean and comfortable eating atmosphere. I was referred to this neighborhood restaurant by a friend, and I immediately loved it! I eat a lot and am very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Awesome. Fresh and Delicious. The service was top notch. Friendly clean and very homey is how I describe this place. What a value for quality food. The wine list was half the price as touristy north end. Martini was delicious and the best cannoli ever! Don't miss this place.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Hands down one of the best food joints around. Its the perfect place to fulfill your food fantasies and appetite. The portions are huge and every bite only gets better and better. The owners are super friendly and love to crack jokes with the customers which creates a very welcoming and homey atmosphere. A common side effect of eating here... More 

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Additional Information about Italian Express Pizzeria

Address: 336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
Phone Number: 617-561-0038
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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