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Cantina Italiana

346 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1911
+1 617-723-4577
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bombolotti” (26 reviews)
“pasta” (99 reviews)
“pollo” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
346 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1911
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at the Cantina Italiana in Boston and were very well looked after by our waitress.To warm myself up as it was a very cold evening I had lasagne which was very well prepared. The restaurant was very busy and the Manager made sure...More

Thank 1710Tom
Reviewed 6 days ago

You are greeted with a warm welcome and the wait staff is very attentive and happy. My husband had the Lasagna and I have chicken, veggies, pasta in a white wine sauce. Both of us agreed that the food was fantastic and just as inviting...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a bit puzzled why this restaurant does so well on TA. It's perfectly pleasant, but nothing special. We chose it because of its high TA rating. Arriving without a booking we were pleasantly surprised to have no problem getting a table on a weekday...More

Thank Stuart K
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We have been here several times during our visits to Boston and we always have a delicious meal here. It doesn’t get as crowded as some of the other restaurants on Hanover Street (at least when we’ve been there). The caprese is delicious. My husband...More

Thank TheZackClan
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We had a wonderful dining experience here. I had a lobster ravioli that was covered in shrimp and scallops and my wife had a tasty salmon dish. Everything is homemade. The pasta is delicious. The service was fantastic. Make a reservation because this place fills...More

Thank Skip D
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

One of the best eggplant parmigiana and meatballs I’ve had in a long time. Waited at the bar for my take out and had a glass of red sangria which was great!

Thank roxyrockette
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful! The caprese was delicious. Super fresh. I got the Marsala and it was equally good. The staff was friendly & attentive.

Thank Discover538282
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

It was a great dining experience. The manager made you feel so welcome like you were a neighborhood repeat customer. The food was great and we bought a bottle of wine as well. I heard all the restaurants are gr3wat in this location but i...More

1  Thank jimabbott03
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Reminded us of our recent trip to Italy! Friendly staff, great specials (lobster ravioli) and Italian wine. Reasonable prices for Boston.

Thank Janet A
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Cantina Italiana serves food your Italian grandmother probably made. Good sized portions of traditional Italian food. We started with a salad, which is a side with every entree. It came chilled on a small salad plate. Iceberg lettuce, cukes, tomato and onion with their homemade...More

Thank Louvrelover
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
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Angel G
December 6, 2017|
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Response from bmartuscello1102 | Reviewed this property |
I am just a customer who loves the food there. Please call the place and ask. Food is unbelievable and service is great. Best of luck
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Nadeen C | Reviewed this property |
No casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 346 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1911
    (Fleet Street)
  • Public Transportation: Closest stops are North Station and Haymarket
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-723-4577
  • E-mail
We have been serving generations of families, locals and tourists in the North End since 1931. People crave the taste of our food. Some say their mouths water just thinking about eating here. That’s why when we change even the slightest thing, they let us know it. We’re set in our Ways and Proud of It!
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