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Antico Forno

#72 of 2,366 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
North End
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93 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2217 (Cross St.)
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We popped in here whilst doing the Freedom Trail. They offer a varied menu including some very tasty pizzas. Great atmosphere as well.

Thank Bandyrobs
South Bend, Indiana
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ended up our evening after walking the freedom trail here. The restaurant was cozy. The brick oven was situated in the back of the restaurant so you could watch the food going in to bake. The food was well worth the cost. We ended up splitting the main dish and ordering a salad. It was a good decision. The... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we went on a Saturday night at 4:30 as we know how busy the north end can be, glad we did as we only waited about 10 minutes and after we were seated it was standing room only for a wait. food was very good, just the right amount so we weren't too stuffed. Husband had chicken parm which comes... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went here for the first time last night. The place was PACKED! There were two very large parties (I was part of one of them). I did feel bad for the other customers as both groups were quite loud. Even we could barely hear ourselves sitting across from one another. We had a nice selection on our pre-picked menu.... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Italian restaurant was small and quaint, which made it slightly noisy and cramped (tables are literally right next to each other). The food was good and the restaurant is located in the North End where there are many Italian restaurants in close proximity to one another. We ordered a Caesar salad (excellent) and the rigatoni salsiccia which is a... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place the last time we were in Boston and had to come back for the great food. The mussels and pizza are both fabulous.

Thank sanderssethnc
Alexandra Headland, Australia
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us visited this restaurant for dinner at the end of a tour. The ambience was very good though a little noisy. The food was excellent and the vegetable soup was extraordinary. The service was adequate. We would recommend that you book.

Thank Rossetliz
Greenville, South Carolina
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144 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start, this is only 2nd to Pizzeria Regina for the best Pizza in Boston (a very close 2nd!). Now if you want Pizza and more... plus a lovely atmosphere this is the place to go. My wife and I had a wonderful lunch here last week and it felt like we were back in Naples dining at one... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Fiancé is from the area but had to really search for a place that we could get Brick Oven Pizzas in a place that could sit 15 people. We discovered this place and glad we did. Our waiter(Andre?) was a little tense at first because the place was packed but quickly worked with us on choices and was quick... More 

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111 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy and lively atmosphere and the service suffered for it. Our pre-booked table was 15 mins late, no issue as we sat at the bar and had a drink whilst we were waiting. Service was quite slow and abrupt (again it could be down to pure busyness of the place) The bread and starters were really good. Quite a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-2217
    (Cross St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: 617-723-6733

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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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