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211 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2309 (North End)
617-523-8496
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Ranked #266 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: North End
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Between Cross St. and Richmond St.
Transit: Congress St @ Hanover St (191, 192, 193) Haymarket Station - Outbound (Orange Line) Haymarket Station - Inbound (Orange Line)
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've been here twice, each time had chicken parm, it was good both times. I've also had the stuffed mushrooms, also very good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Made a reservation but table was not ready upon arrival. The place is pretty crowded, not a lot of privacy. It's more of a place to go to with friends. The menu has a lot of options and the food is pretty good, not much to it. Price isn't bad given the size of the portions. I'd recommend it to... More 

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We have been to this restaurant many times(5) for both lunch and dinner and have not have anything but a great time across the board. From the service to the food, just wonderful. I heard that the owner and his brothers learned to cook from their Nona as young boys and still use her 85 year old recipes which are... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

On a Saturday night, it was one of the few restaurants without a line. Although the personnel provided a good service, the food was just average and overpriced.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

With such a great choice of restaurants in the area, this one falls way short of the mark. Limited choice of dishes on the menu, the food we did get was bland and had more sauce than actual food. Very pricey too for something you could slap together at home for a few bucks. Menu also seems geared to the... More 

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Chelsea, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My husband and I love this place. Its at the beginning of the North End. I have had the chicken and shrimp dishes and they are great. My husband always get the chicken or veal parmagen and loves it. Great food and we have always had good service. They will also validate their parking.

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Tri-Cities, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We traveled to Boston in early Oct., this was just one of several restaurants we ate at. But this is the one we talk about. The food was amazing, the people were very nice, & the location was perfect. We ate dinner outside & watched the city go by.

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We spent a week in Boston and love to try out new restaurants. We hit all of the highly recommended hotspots but none compared to the food here at Mother Anna's. It may have been the best Italian meal we have ever had. We asked our waiter what was in the sauce because it was so good but he could... More 

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Cape Cod, MA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here on a Saturday night. We have dined here a number of times in the past. It was very busy and instead of waiting for an inside table, decided to dine outside in their courtyard. It was nice, but a bit chilly. The establishment should invest in some outside heaters for cool nights. We... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I ordered the baked ziti and it was WONDERFUL. Others in my party had veal and the like and we were all very happy with our meals. Prices here are good. You can't go wrong.

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Additional Information about Mother Anna's

Address: 211 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2309
Phone Number: 617-523-8496
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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