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Florentine Cafe

333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910 (North End)
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Ranked #507 of 2,846 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $35
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Café
Neighborhood: North End
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Visited midweek for lunch with a friend. Large portions, actually took half home for my evening meal. Nice menu selection. Waitress attentive, but not over bearing. Only negative, tables for two are miniscule, had to juggle things around so as not to knock off the table. Do recommend & would not hesitate to go back.

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Belmont, New Hampshire
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We arrived early and at first they said they would not be open for another half hour. then as we were leaving they said come on in and we will serve you. the place was nicely decorated. our waitress was not only nice but when we asked questions she seemed very knowledgeable about the food. the martinis were great and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I am appalled by what happened at the restaurant on Saturday, the 29th of November 2014. Having frequented Florentine Café many times before, my wife and I entered the restaurant to end the evening with cocktails. We were not welcomed by anyone at the door, and proceeded to the bar. Unable to find a spot, we helped ourselves to an... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This was the WORST experience of my life. We arrived at 9pm for drinks, there was no hostess/ waitress to greet us and as the bar area was full we seated ourselves at a table. After a few minutes a waitress arrived and told us we can't sit there unless we were eating. We explained that their bar was full... More 

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Indpls., IN
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Florentine Cafe turned out to be a nice stop for lunch while touring the north end of the Freedom Trail. The food was good and the service average. The atmosphere was nice with open air windows on the street side. The menu has plenty to choose from with reasonable prices. Would eat there again but with so many other... More 

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New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visited Boston last month for few days. We decided to eat at Florrntine Cafe while walking on beautiful Hanover street. We got lovely table by the window. Our waitress was great , very nice and helpfull. Food was delicious and prices really good. The place was very buisy but great atmosphere. We would really go back... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

What a lovely dinner we had 11/4. The restaurant was crowded which is always a good sign. We were seated promptly at a table in the center of the restaurant which at first thought would not have been my first choice but ended up being just perfect. Started off with one of the house speciality martinis and glad I did... More 

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New Jersey
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were looking for a place to have dinner this past Saturday night as were visiting from New Jersey and our friends from Boston recommended this restaurant and they made reservations. What started as 6 people going to dinner, turned out to be 14 people with the friends from Boston joining us. We were seated downstairs and it was great... More 

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Long Beach
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Went there for dinner. Service was good, but the food wasn't what we expected. It was good, but with all the Italian restaurants within walking distance, I would've expected much better.

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Tonawanda, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We chose this restaurant at random while walking through Boston's North End. We had a very nice experience. We did not have a reservation but were able to get a table after about a half hour wait at around 6:00 P.M. on a Saturday night. The place is very cool - lot's of atmosphere. The menu was more or less... More 

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Additional Information about Florentine Cafe

Address: 333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
Phone Number: 617-227-1777
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 35
Cuisine: Italian, Café

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