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Bacco Ristorante & Bar

#337 of 2,670 Restaurants in Boston
#365 of 2,882 Places to Eat in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
North End
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107 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2227 (Parmenter)
617-624-0454
Today
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Italian Food

We ate here the night before the marathon. I'm not sure if they don't know how to handle reservations or it they just don't like to say no. Us and at least a couple other groups had reservations but it was at least 45 min's to an hour after the reservation time that we got seated. We weren't really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Mike H
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Norwalk, Iowa, United States
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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104 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Norwalk, Iowa, United States
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We ate here the night before the marathon. I'm not sure if they don't know how to handle reservations or it they just don't like to say no. Us and at least a couple other groups had reservations but it was at least 45 min's to an hour after the reservation time that we got seated. We weren't really upset... More 

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Encinitas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

On a cold and snowy Sunday evening we had a delicious dinner for 3. We sat upstairs and had good service. Only minor issue is that we were sat next to a large group that were kind of loud. There were other tables available that we could have sat at. We didn't ask to change as by the time we... More 

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East Greenwich, Rhode Island
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

On a snowy night in Boston my boyfriend and I dined at Bacco. I had been twice before and loved the food and atmosphere, so I knew I had to let him see for himself. We made a reservation for 8 and were seated promptly upstairs. Our waiter was very nice, bringing us bread and taking our drink orders. I... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I had dinner at Bacco last week with a colleague. The ambiance was pretty cool, the staff were nice and the food was good. We sat at the bar and had a couple of starters, two main course and 3 beers. The final amount on my CC was 120 CAD. For a casual restaurant, I would have expected to pay... More 

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New Jersey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had reservations and were seated upstairs immediately. I wouldn't have wanted to be seated downstairs, as they have a full bar and were showing a football game. The bar was packed and there were loud, annoying teenagers you could even hear cheering occasionally upstairs! The appetizers and food were excellent. The pasta was homemade. I had the squash ravioli.... More 

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Agoura Hills, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Seafood puttanesca at the recommendation of staff was superb. Very accommodating. Worth the visit. Not expensive (not cheap either). Will return.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My friend and I found this restaurant randomly while strolling around Boston on a very cold autumn night. The restaurant was great. We split a very good bottle of wine, and ordered the two pasta specials. They were very good, cooked al dente, and very flavorful. The staff was even kind enough to charge our phones at the hostess stand.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here at Bacco as our last night in Boston came to an end. He had the Veal Parm and I the Chicken Parm. The plates were huge and delicious. The wait was a bit long even with a reservation. The bread was served cold which was a disapointment and came with red pepper hummus.... More 

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San Rafael, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I am an out of towner and Bacco was recommended to me by a much younger Bostonian. This is indeed fun happening restaurant but for the more mature foodie it is too loud and the food is mediocre. When it came time for dessert we were told that they had run out of dessert. I got the feeling that we... More 

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texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were visiting Boston and got a tip from our Duckboat driver that this was his favorite restaurant. We headed to the north end. The atmosphere was so cozy and typical Boston. The service was fabulous. Our waiter was from Brazil and he was the best. We ended up going back a second night. The super friendly hostess seated us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2227
    (Parmenter)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: 617-624-0454

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?