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Ristorante Saraceno

286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804 (North End)
617-227-5888
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Ranked #163 of 2,831 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: North End
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
York, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After a busy day we wanted some good food with little fuss. This friendly restaurant was not almost empty like others we passed and had a nice atmosphere. We had a glass of wine and a starter main and coffee and we were not rushed or left to wait for ages to be served. It was a pleasant evening meal.

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Lynn, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My husband and I went to this fine restaurant this past Saturday afternoon for lunch. When we entered, we were immediately seated at a table for two on the first floor. The service was awesome and the food was absolutely delicious! The only problem was that we were seated near the doorway and kids and patrons kept coming in, along... More 

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Winchester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We chose this restaurant for a good family meal for a special occasion on Saturday Nov 15th. The restaurant has mulitple dining rooms. They walked us downstairs and through several rooms and seated us at the furthest away table in the restaurant - the room was moldy smelling and a loud dehumidifier fan was right above the table. This was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The food was very good. Classic Italian dishes but very well prepared. Also served many dishes without pasta which is hard to find in an old school Italian joint and I really appreciated. Be sure to try the broccoli, it was really amazing. But what really impressed me was the service. The waiters had a real attention to detail for... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Business dinner. We had great service. Very good pacing. Solid food that made for a great evening. It's a very good North End venue.

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Sarasota, Florida
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A very nice and dependable red sauce Italian Restaurant in the North end of Boston. Inexpensive for a white table cloth place and that includes the wine selections by the glass or bottle. Sit either upstairs only on the second floor or on the main floor and stick to the typical dishes and enjoy.............very reasonable and there is a wonderful... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went out for a special night with sisters and niece -- fabulous food, attentive wait staff, wonderful North End experience! You MUST have the antipasto -- unbelievably good and served 5 easily! Most of us had linguine with seafood (yummy) and one had chicken Marsala -- perfectly prepared and wonderfully served. Thank you, Jose!!!!!

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is a true gem in the north end! Lovely people, fantastic food and a must for all who wish to experience true Italian food!

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Halifax, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We loved the relaxed and friendly atmosphere but were amazed by the delicate tastes that we were presented with. After a lovely relaxing meal, we headed toward Mike's Pastries a few doors away for a treat to take back to our hotel.

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durham,nc
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Typical of many restaurants in Boston's North End, Saraceno has its tables jammed into a pretty small space so this probably is not the place for a quiet, romantic meal. On the other hand, if you want a varied menu with selections of good food this is very good choice. The fettuccine alfredo was delicious and had no hint of... More 

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Additional Information about Ristorante Saraceno

Address: 286 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
Phone Number: 617-227-5888
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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