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Limoncello

#27 of 2,379 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
North End
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190 North St, Boston, MA 02113-2412
+1 617-523-4480
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Austin, TX
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229 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had reservation for 4 at 7PM but got there a little early. They seated us immediately. Like many North End restaurants tables are pretty close to each other - so you need to be ready for that. Our server was attentive and made several excellent recommendations. We had four different dishes that each were excellent. The Rosette Al Montasio... More 

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Thank Sidewinder192
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

try the meatballs, traditional family resturant. very friendly staff, treat you as family. Meatballs are Mom's recipe, and fantastic. they are extremely accomodating and priced very resonable.

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Thank Jackie B
Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son chose this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. His college friend from Italy frequents this place because of its authenticity. From the minute we arrived to the moment we left, the service was excellent. The head waiter was most attentive and gracious. He explained the menu and the specials.Our meals were prepared to perfection, and the tiramisu was the... More 

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Rochester, MA
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I order Chicken Marsala everywhere. It was mediocre at best. I've had it much better elsewhere. Even The Cheesecake Factory does it much better although I've switched to the chicken madeira there b/c I like the sweeter wine sauce. Back to Limoncello... the atmosphere is run down and needs a serious update. Went for Valentines Dinner with my husband. He... More 

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Bow, NH
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Limoncello for years and I've never written a review for it and I'm not sure why, but now is the time. This place is hands down one of the BEST Italian restaurants in New England. From the food, service, atmosphere...everything is perfect. Almost all of the staff has been there for years and even though some... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had another great meal at this restaurant. I started by ordering a bottle of wine, a taurasi which was perfect. We then split a pasta dish as an appetizer. Pasta was with a lamb ragu and was delicious. I had veal picatta and my friend had swordfish. Again perfectly done and the flavors were properly proportioned. The waiter Sabino... More 

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San Pedro, Belize
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Limoncello is a gem in the North End of Boston. We dined there late one evening and were not disappointed in any part of our meal. The staff is friendly and attentive. We enjoyed the pasta dishes and salads accompanied by great Italian wines. I would recommend Limoncello to anyone wanting an authentic Italian dinner in the North End.

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Waldwick, New Jersey
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a table last Saturday night as all of the North End was booked. We walked in and were seated at the last open table, very pleasant and efficient wait staff. Food was delicious. We started with the octopus and chickpea appetizer which was very different and delicious, tiny tiny octopus cooked to tender in a... More 

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Thank luckynjlady
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was happy they accommodated our party of 7 despite short notice during peak dinner hours. Our waiter was a charming character from Genoa, Italy. The restaurant was pleasantly full and lively, service was professional and timely. The food delicious. Afterward we walked around the corner to Hanover Street for cannollies, coffee and dessert. All in all, a very satisfying... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though our concierge made our reservation 4 hours in advance, we were given what must have been the worst table in the restaurant. We were right outside the kitchen door and so on top of the next table, they could not get out to use the restroom without us having to move. In addition, even though the concierge told... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 North St, Boston, MA 02113-2412
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-4480

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

Staying in North End

Neighborhood Profile
North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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