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Giacomo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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APPETIZERS
Fried Calamari
Small7
Large10
Broccoli
sauteed in garlic and oil
6
Mozzarella Marinara
5
Mussels
choice of sauce: pesto, fra diavolo, red, giacomo or scampi
9
Garlic Bread
3
Caprese Salad
bufala mozzarella, fresh tomato, basil and virgin oil
9
House Salad
4
Caesar Salad
Small5
Large9
Antipasto
provolone cheese, sopressata, bresaola, roasted peppers, stuffed peppers and vinegar marinated vegetables
10
MARSALAS AND PARMIGIANAS
served with a side of pasta in a marinara sauce
Chicken Marsala
with proscuitto and mushrooms
14
Chicken Parmigiana
14
Veal Marsala
with proscuitto and mushrooms
15
Veal Parmigiana
15
HOUSE SPECIAL
Zuppa Di Pesce
for two-shrimp, scallops, calamari, clams, mussels and lobster, served over linguine with your choice of sauce: pesto, fra diavolo, red, giacomo or scampi
55
With A Bottle Of Wine65
GRILLED
served with fresh grilled vegetables and a side of pasta in a marinara sauce
Swordfish Steak
18
Salmon Fillet
18
Tuna Steak
18
ENTREES
served over linguine with your choice of sauce: pesto, fra diavolo, red, giacomo or scampi
Mussels or Calamari
14
Mussels and Calamari
15
Clams
15
Mussels and Clams
16
Scallops
15
Shrimp
15
Shrimp and Scallops
16
Frutti Di Mare
shrimp, scallops, calamari, clams and mussels
19
FETTUCCINI
Fettuccini with Swordfish and Tuna
pieces in a pesto cream sauce
15
Fettuccini
with salmon and sundried tomatoes in a tomato cream sauce
15
Fettuccini with Chicken
peppers and onions in a tomato cream sauce
14
Fettuccini with Proscuitto and Peas
in a garlic cream sauce
14
ZITI
Ziti with Shrimp
scallops and broccoli in a garlic cream sauce
16
Ziti with Chicken and Shrimp
in a pesto cream sauce
15
Ziti with Chicken and Broccoli
in a garlic cream sauce
14
RAVIOLI
Lobster Ravioli
with diced tomatoes in a garlic cream sauce
16
Butternut Squash Ravioli
with diced asparagus in a proscuitto, mascarpone cheese cream sauce
15
VEGETARIAN
Eggplant Parmigiana
with a side of pasta in a marianara sauce
14
Fusilli Siciliana
with eggplant, onions and mozzarella cheese in a plum tomato sauce
14
Pumpkin Tortellini
in a fresh sage mascarpone cheese sauce
14
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
FEATURES
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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All reviews calamari the butternut squash ravioli seafood fusilli frutti di mare homemade pasta bread salad cannoli worth the wait wait in line the north end italian food long line bring cash no credit cards small restaurant
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there early (around 4:45) and waited about 20 minutes. Restaurant is snug, but the server (Linda) was very nice, and got food out to us very quickly. Burrata was amazing, the garlic bread was a must. I had ziti with shrimp and scallops...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Jen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropping off some family members at Logan and they wanted to go for dinner in the North End before their flight. So after walking around as many places were not quite open yet, they decided on this place. Very small place that seats roughly 30...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited 40 minutes to opening, food was fantastic with great prices. Fish is so fresh and pastas cooked just right. Service was friendly, attentive- not a place to linger after dinner - would go again for sure.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JJ7L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long wait we got our table. The attention was horrible, rude, totally disrespectful. The guy with an Italian accent got pissed if we asked for beer or anything he disagreed with. After paying he directly told us to leave because there were lots...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ClaudeDD123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best restaurant I’ve been to. I don’t say that lightly but the atmosphere was amazing, the food was beyond amazing, and the price was excellent. Two wonderful mains and some epic garlic bread, plus a bottle of wine. Just an absolute must....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Fantastical D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the wait. Great food. Down to earth.Don't let the line scare you.Sat at the bar and watched the fabulous food come out of the kitchen.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Owensmom2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come early and come hungry. You will wait in line but it’s worth the wait. The portions are large and very tasty.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank gramer1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the reviews left before say it all. This is an old school Italian place where the food is absolutely delicious. Worth the wait for sure. You can make reservations at the Back Bay location. Everything (almost) was nearly perfect in taste and flavor. I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank pkdesign
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You may prefer to make reservations when you eat out, fair enough but then you will miss this little jewel of a restaurant. We stood in line from 4.45 until 6, enjoying banter with our neighbours and peering in at the diners. Watching certainly heightens...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Geoff E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best Italian meals I ever had. Even my husband loved it, and he doesn't like Italian food. Can tell it is a family fun business. Quality of food was excellent. Highly recommend this restaurant and if I ever return to Boston I...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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North End
Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like
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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
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JP2431
June 30, 2019|
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Response from B299WAscottm | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so. They are very set upon traditional classic Italian and they do it quite well.
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EmmeMED
April 4, 2019|
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Response from rockstar89 | Reviewed this property |
No. Get there early and get in line. We got there maybe 30 min before they opened and were in the first wave in.
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Camper674526
December 1, 2018|
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Response from Jim K | Reviewed this property |
I seem to recall they had some items which were gluten free. Their menu is online, check it out.
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