Cuisine: European, Italian
Price Range: $$
Giacomo's is one of the most popular Italian restaurants in the city, but that is not why it generates long lines of tourists and locals waiting outside in any weather to get through its doors. The... Read More
Giacomo's is one of the most popular Italian restaurants in the city, but that is not why it generates long lines of tourists and locals waiting outside in any weather to get through its doors. The food really is stand in the rain, get rushed through your meal good. The classic Italian menu is heavy on the pasta, each equally as good. The garlic cream sauce is lick your plate delicious and the parmigiana is better than grandma's. The pumpkin tortellini in a fresh sage mascarpone cheese sauce will leave you yearning for more and the Zuppa di pesce for two is a heaping bowl of cooked to perfection shrimp,scallops,calamari,clams,mussels and lobster, served atop lingiune with your choice of sauce. The setting is as simple as the food and you'll find yourself eager to return even if it means standing in that really long line again.
355 Hanover St
Boston, MA 02113
- Italian, Best of Boston's North End: "The line is always long and starts before the North End spot opens. Avoid the line and enjoy the food of the same quality and a slightly enhanced menu at the South End location, just be sure to order pasta."
- Best for Italian Because: Casual in nature Giacomo's is the place to go for some of the best pasta dishes in the city with quick service.
- Recommended as Best of Boston's North End Because: Casual in nature, Giacomo's is the place to go for some of the best pasta dishes you'll find.