Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Rockland

Primo

In a sprawling Victorian house a mile from downtown sits Primo, widely considered one of the best restaurants in Maine. Awarded chef Melissa Kelly has reached celebrity status for her creative ways with New England …
Top Choice Italian in West End & North End

Pomodoro

Seductive Pomodoro offers one of the North End’s most romantic settings for delectable Italian. The food is simple but perfectly prepared: fresh pasta, spicy tomato sauce, grilled fish and meats, and wine by the gla…
Top Choice Italian in South End & Chinatown

Coppa

This South End enoteca (wine bar) re-creates an Italian dining experience with authenticity and innovation, serving up salumi (cured meats), antipasti, pasta and other delicious small plates. Wash it all down with a…
Italian in Cambridge

Giulia

A half-mile north of Harvard Sq, this intimate Italian eatery opened in 2012 to universal acclaim. Chef Michael Pagliarini's sophisticated, locally sourced creations range from grilled veal with asparagus and wild g…
Italian in Pittsfield

Elizabeth's

Don’t be put off by the location across the street from a vacant General Electric plant, nor by the deceptively casual interior. Folks travel from New York and Boston to sample Tom and Elizabeth Ellis’ innovative It…
Italian in Back Bay

Salty Pig

With prosciutto, pâté,rillettes, testa (head cheese), sanguinaccio (blood sausage), porchetta (pork shoulder) and more, you'll feel like you're in one of those cultures that eats every part of the animal. The 'Salty…
Italian in Newport

Mamma Luisa

This cozy restaurant serves authentic Italian fare to its enthusiastic customers, who recommend the low-key pasta house as a place to escape the Newport crowds. There are classic pasta dishes (cheese ravioli with fa…
Italian in Burlington

Trattoria Delia

Burlington's longtime favorite for a romantic dinner, this dimly lit Italian restaurant with a large stone fireplace serves homemade pastas and specialties like scottaditto d'agnello (rack of lamb) or coniglio alla …
Italian in Keene

Luca's Mediterranean Café

Luca's Café serves excellent thin-crust pizzas, tasty salads and gourmet sandwiches at lunch, while dinner sees a tempting array of pastas, grilled fish and pan-seared beef tenderloin. The adjacent gourmet Italian f…
Italian in Meredith

Lago

Inside the Inn at Bay Point, the stylishly rustic Lago serves oven-roasted salmon with artichoke salsa, lasagne with roasted eggplant and zucchini, and traditional pastas such as spaghetti carbonara. There's also a …