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Trattoria Il Panino

#29 of 2,368 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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11 Parmenter St, Boston, MA 02113-2306 (Hanover Street)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sunnyvale, California
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were considering standing in line at another place. The gentleman ahead of us mentioned that he actually prefers Trattorio il panino -- but especially the small dining room on the side street, not the large one on Hanover. So glad we tried it. House-made ravioli. Simple ricotta + pomodoro... to crab/lobster in cream sauce. HUGE wine list. Very nice... More 

Thank svale87
evans, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food excellent service if in Boston again will definitely be returning! The staff was very attentive fast seating

Thank Kelly P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was delicious and the service was very fast and friendly. The waiter made himself available if we needed anything. Would definitely recommend and visit again

Thank Andrew D
Pompano Beach, Florida
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been coming to this place for over a decade, and recently came back to the area so gave it another try. With the new location (just around the corner from the old one) the ambiance finally matches the quality of the food and service. I had the Porcini mushroom ravioli. It was rich and delicious. Others in my party... More 

Thank stephiepie_miami
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading great reviews about this place we were pleased to be offered a table for dinner without a reservation. However we were shown to a table downstairs in a soulless, dark "overflow" room. We would ordinarily have declined but it was late and we were tired after a day's sightseeing. The food was served quickly and it was good... More 

Thank thejjms
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is absolutely top-notch. We were looking for a truly authentic Italian restaurant on par with the food we had while traveling in Italy 2 years ago, and Trattoria Il Panino 100% delivered. The lasagna almost made me think I was back in Bologna, while the imported mozzarella di bufalo was spot on! You just can't get good mozzarella... More 

Thank Michael W
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have dined here many times but decided to shake things up with a reservation for 8 at Monica's down the street. After waiting 45 minutes for our 2 month old reservation to appear for our party of 8 celebrating 2 family birthday dinners, we left having not eaten. It was a disaster. Refer to review of that place. We... More 

Thank Lapdinwest
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming open air dining experience. The wait staff was knowledgable about the gluten free diet. The pasta was cooked perfectly and served in an amazing melt in your mouth meat sauce. It was rich and flavorable and I ate every bit of it! My husband had chicken parmigiana which he said was one of the best he had ever eaten.

Thank Dusty2004
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With so many great Italian restaurants in the North End, it is hard to pick a place to have dinner. I . was in the mood for veal and saw a few veal options on their menu and decided to give it a try. We started out with the baby octopus appetizer. I wasn't that impressed with it and wouldn't... More 

Thank TOM H
Phoenix az
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our favorite dinner in the North End! Best pesto we've ever had, amazing porcini & truffle risotto, and delicious gnocchi. Simple wine list.

Thank TravelMacks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $75
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Parmenter St, Boston, MA 02113-2306
    (Hanover Street)
  • Public Transportation: Government Center on the Green Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: 16177201336
Traditional casual italian dining

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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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