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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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“pizza” (174 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've been to many of the Italian restaurants in the North End, Eastie, and many other neighborhoods that bost about their Italian... This place is for sure the number one on the list! Great service, quaint atmosphere and AMAZING food! I you're a fan of...More

Thank seanyboy78
Reviewed 6 days ago

We came here based on TA reviews and weren't disappointed! There was about a 30 minute wait and he told us he'd hold a table and recommended we walk about 6 blocks to the pier/playground. That was the best part of our trip! An unexpected...More

Thank Jasmeri
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I truly cannot understand all the hype this place has. Let me start by saying I have probably tried every Italian restaurant in and around Boston. I have had good experiences and bad - this was not good. Based off of all the positive reviews,...More

2  Thank Connor L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on TripAdvisor. We came by for dinner. My wife had the veal carbonara. It was very authentic with rich flavor, and not skimping on the ingredients. Fully developed flavors. I had a calzone with pepperoni, meatball, sausage & bacon. Simply put,...More

Thank JTG_Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this restaurant. i found the reviews on Tripadvisor and decided to take my brother-in-law and my wife's sister to eat here. They live in west Roxbury and had never been to this restaurant. The food was delicious and and Jim really took care...More

Thank docLongmont
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big servings and fast service, food was good with some extra garlic. Would go again and try something new.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pizza was amazing. Meatballs were excellent - quite possibly the best red sauce we have ever had. Cannolis were superb - shells were perfect and filling was silky smooth and perfect balance between sweetness and the cheesiness of the ricotta. The limoncello cake was heavenly....More

1  Thank Greg H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the name deceive.... this is high quality Italian food with amazing service in a sit down atmosphere! Jim makes you feel like you're a friend over for dinner! A quaint little house with an amazing atmosphere and seriously the best chicken piccata anywhere!!!...More

1  Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is GO! Best Italian I've ever eaten. The owner greeted us as soon as we walked in and we were seated immediately. The menu had many choices. Jim the owner sat down with us and took our order. My husband selected...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had read about this place, and saw pictures of the food... and just had to experience it for myself! I ordered a slice of cheese pizza, a meatball sub, and a cannoli. The slices are Huge, so be warned! Nice thin, crispy crust, good...More

1  Thank rsm19699
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Response from Peter Z | Reviewed this property |
They are not far away from the airport. Parking is available on the streets.
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Sorry but I am not 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, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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
  • E-mail
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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