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Italian Express Pizzeria

336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
+1 617-561-0038
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After many years finally had a reason to check this place out. Was lucky to find free street parking.. great alternative to north end. Sandwiches are huge! Ate half and saved half. Awesome little bakery right next door, too! Huge slices of pizza

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we visit Boston this is where we go for Amazing Italian food. Tonight we had the Bruschetta, pasta with veal, ravioli with Alfredo sauce and chicken and a Pizza. We are never disappointed with our choices.

Thank swansontropical
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is great. The servings huge. The pizza rocks. Great atmosphere and great value. Just go.

1  Thank ozrick33Sydney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special.... seriously... A lot of hype for some average food. Chicken parmesan and a beer...$30. Wouldn't mind if it was good, but this was nothing you couldn't make at home. Average...there are better choices.

1  Thank Pat F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant located in the midst of older apartments off the beaten path. We arrived around 2 pm on a Tuesday afternoon and we were the only ones there. Ordered five ingredient "create your own" pizza. Thin crust was good, but the sauce left something...More

Thank kevinhY8264FT
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here because of the “Guy” guy. Ordered the sausage pizza with jalapeños. The crust was thin and crispy. I often find it challenging to find a thin crust that stays crispy; and this did. My husband and I ate almost the entire 16” .....More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

What else can I say about it, my bambino can't wait to go back, all the way from San Diego! Owner Jim and all his staff treat you like family, the family you like! The chicken and eggplant parm are the best I've had and...More

1  Thank Dany Z
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Went on a business trip to Boston and went to this place based on TA reviews. It’s a small place seating around 30+ people. Food is great, including Pizza and Pasta. We had several different dishes and they were all great. Owner and staff were...More

1  Thank WorldTravelers2000
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We ate here on our recent trip to Boston. I was looking for somewhere to eat, and all of the restaurants I had researched seemed so expensive, so I came upon this place with great reviews when looking for somewhere a bit cheaper. I booked...More

Thank Sam23031968
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Went here during a business trip as it was a few blocks from my airbnb. Great little stop- super delicious pasta italiano. The serving was huge! I got two meals out of it. Also the homemade canoli was delicious. I just asked the server what...More

Thank Erin T
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August 13, 2018|
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Response from Charlotte H | Reviewed this property |
They do have delivery at Italian Express Pizzeria. We had our meal delivered one evening.
November 12, 2017|
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Response from jaimesupah | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. This place is tiny, tiny.
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Jgenao | Reviewed this property |
it's Off-street parking next to the restaurant...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-561-0038
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Welcome to the World Famous - Italian Express Pizzeria. Featured on the Food Network's - "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" with Guy Fieri. We offer the Best Italian Food, Pizza, Pasta, and Seafood in Boston! All dishes are made-to-order from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. We use only the Finest and Freshest ingredients in all of our meals. Enjoy our delicious food by eat-in, take-out, delivery, and catering. We have a beautiful dining room with lively music and a seasonal outdoor patio. We pride ourselves on serving the "Best Food for the Best Value"! Also, make sure you checkout our extensive Drink Menu that includes: Wine, Beer, Sangria, Martinis, Cocktails, and Cordials. We look forward to serving you soon and becoming your new favorite Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria!
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