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“Delicious Italian food in a tiny neighborhood wine bar”
Review of Coppa

Ranked #49 of 3,337 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: South End
Description: Coppa is an intimate enoteca tucked on a quiet side street in Boston's South End featuring Italian small plates created by James Beard Award-winning Chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer. Everything is made with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Coppa has an eclectic wine list, and unique cordial-based cocktails. We offer a patio in the warmer months. Please note that patio & bar are first come first serve. You can book dining reservations on Open Table or by calling the restaurant. Please also visit our sister restaurant, Toro on Washington street in the South End of Boston.
Reviewed January 13, 2013

I discovered Coppa on a recent business trip and liked it so much I went back a second time. Reservations are a must, because the place is tiny and tables are few, but the food is more than worth the effort. They make fabulous Italian food in a small-dish format, allowing you to taste lots of different things rather than fill up on a huge portion of one thing. The highlights for me were the Linguine Neri, a squid-ink pasta with a seafood sauce and a crispy bread pudding dessert. All, or almost all, of the pastas are made in house, and they only serve one type of dessert per night, because they make it themselves. I don't drink, so I didn't sample any of the wines, but the friends I was with were quite pleased with their selections.

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Reviewed January 9, 2013

My husband and I ate there at the end of December. It is a small restaurant, very quaint and cozy. The food is OUTSTANDING. The service is OUTSTANDING. We tried so many things, all of which were excellent. Great wine list; knowledgeable wait staff; Caroline (hopefully proper name and spelling) was wonderful at taking the list of what we wanted and bringing it out at the right time. Prices are great value. Now our #1 place in Boston.

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Reviewed December 22, 2012

We were in Boston recently to visit the girls at College and popped into Coppa for lunch. Our foodie eldest made the recommendation and we were not disappointed. The Linguini Nero (with lobster) was delicate, not overcooked and the lobster was firm without being rubbery. The (all Italian) wines by the glass were drinkable with good, reasonably priced, alternatives by the bottle. All of us were happy with both quality and quantity of our dishes. Whilst apparently busy at night the restaurant was sparsely occupied when we went for lunch and there was no problem seating the five of us.

Service could have been a touch warmer and seats and tables a little more comfortable, but we were not expecting a fine dining experience so all in all we were very happy.

Worth the visit.

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Thank TeaSpray
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Reviewed November 27, 2012 via mobile

Very cozy atmosphere, superb service, and most importantly, food is....simply incredible!!! Most definitely deserves to be a top 5 restaurant!

Thank mdh8691
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Reviewed November 10, 2012

This cozy restaurant does it well. First, I love squeezing through the curtained entrance which serves to keep out the cold - so parisian! The food is just right, the drink selection just broad enough, and the ambience low key. A perfect spot to enjoy with your loved-one.

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