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“More than worth the wait!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Giacomo's Restaurant

Giacomo's Restaurant
355 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910 (North End)
617-523-9026
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Ranked #33 of 2,675 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: Italian, Pasta
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: North End
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“More than worth the wait!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Just getting back from Boston we seen this long line waiting for Giacomo's, I told myself no way it's a block long. So we went to another local establishment. What a mistake. Went back 2 days later to wait in that 45 min line. EXCELLENT FOOD! Everything was more then reasonably priced. This place is a must!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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albany
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Worth The Wait!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

There is a reason there is always a line outside Giacomo's. Food is delicious and reasonably priced. Excellent chicken parm. Excellent everything. VERY small dining room. Cash only. No reservations at this location. They do have another restaurant on Columbus (near Symphony Hall) with the same delicious food that does take reservations. Waitstaff very friendly. Will be back next time we are in Boston.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Awesome food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

No reservations here and cash only. Worth the 45 minute wait. Food was wonderful, service was good and attentive.I would go again

Visited July 2013
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Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
“Best of everything”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, beautiful staff, love the calamari, best I've ever had!!!!! We say at a romantic window seat, enjoyed the sangria...very delicious red. Will be back later tonight!

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Dayton, Ohio
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“There is a Wait For a Reason!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Please...PLEASE do not let the wait scare you off, you will not regret it! Best eggplant parm I have ever had. It is super small inside, but that just adds to the experience. The bottles of wine are only $17 and the food is to die for. I can't wait to go back!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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