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Galleria Umberto

289 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1810 (North End)
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Ranked #16 of 2,816 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $4
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: North End
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Neighborhood: North End
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95% Recommend
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English first
Goleta, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Here for work and needed a place to go so I turned to TA the way I normally do...and kept reading about the Arancini so naturally I had to order, and I now understand why they are all over the reviews. I highly recommend this place. It is authentic Sicilian and I would take my Sicilian grandmother here.

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Jacksonville, North Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Visited here on the Of the Eaten Path tour and loved it. The Sicilian pizza is to die for. I'm certain nothing locally for me will come close. The arancini are very tasty and huge! Line is long so come early because the close when they run out. Also they are closed the entire month of July.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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61 reviews 61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Came back numerous times since my past review and let me tell you all that this place has stayed excellent as it used to! The best sicilian style street food for the real price like in Italia! A must to try when in Boston! Don't be discouraged by the line, it usually moves fast!

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Vero Beach, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very Good, authentic little Italy Pizza Spot. Arancini were tasty and huge! Cash only and long lines at lunch time but worth the wait. The man at the register taking orders was so friendly and kind, I was in a hurry and a little tense because we were heading out of town and there were no parking spots so my... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

The best authentic Italian pizza !! Very simple and very tasty pizza ! The rice balls also are very good. One good my favorite places to eat when in boston.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We found this place on trip advisor. So glad we went here! Just off the freedom trail, this place was packed, but well worth the wait. We had arancini, pizza and spinach, cheese sausage calzone. It was beyond delicious. Don't let the line scare you! WAIT!

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Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Tourist here for six weeks eating our way through BOSTON, a bucket list trip. We waited 30 minutes to get to the counter and it was wort it! The pizza was very good for a cheese pizza. However, we like a lot of toppings and, if that is what you like, REGINA PIZZA is the place to go. But for... More

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Boston, MA
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great Sicilian pizza with just the right amount of sauce and gooey cheese! Small menu, but all items are made with perfection. This is an old school pizza joint so, don't expect a beautiful sit down atmosphere. Arrive around 2pm to miss the lines, but be forewarned... They sell out of their calzones (spinach, especially) before then. Bring cash and... More

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Morgantown wv
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

this place is just great. Quick, Easy, and wonderful lunch and the owner was just a great guy to us. Gave us a free piece of pizza ($1.65 per btw!) because it was the last on e on the tray, so nice. Total lunch with drinks was 10 bucks! No frills, just great food and great people. you can tell... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Have been going here since I was a kid! The pizza is so good, and now my children love eating it. The Arincini's are so yummy and it's almost a meal alone, well with a slice of pizza. Great lunch place! They are only open from like 11-2 or earlier if the food sells out.

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