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Florentine Cafe

#101 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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North End
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333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
+1 617-227-1777
12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Had the loveliest meal, swordfish was the catch of the day with vegetables and it was Devine! The waiter was amazing and really attentive. Honestly rounded of our Boston trip perfectly.

Thank Little-lou08
Loudon, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Great resteraunt second visit here. The best ceaser salad I've ever had. True Italian food never leave here hungry.

Thank markm1967
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

In what seems like an endless stream of Italian restaurants in the North End, Florentine Cafe stands out as a cozy place with excellent food. The menu is not too large, but has enough creative dishes to keep everyone happy. You have to get the Burrata which is out of this world. In the summer months they open the windows... More 

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Richmond, Va
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Fabulous food, great service and atmosphere, great surprise! Highly recommend pasta and a window table.

Thank rbronnie1
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Service was a little spotty but the food was spot on. Kids and adults enjoyed the pizzas. I really enjoyed my chicken fra diavolo. The perfect amount of spice. Everyone thought the bread was a little stale.

Thank Westchestertravel
Toronto, Canada
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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I are dinner here with a business associate on a very cold night. The service was excellent, the food was very tasty ( as you'd expect given the abundance of Italian restaurants on the street) with large portions and fresh (seafood pasta dish with lobster and shrimp - tasted fresh). The wine list was perfect. Only slight negative was lack... More 

Thank CGFS
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This place is Average. But if your traveling in a large group of people of all ages this is the place to go. They always have tables available even on weekends and prices are not killer.

Thank Rothbilt
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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284 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We chose this place completely at random while walking along Hanover Street. We were seated promptly. All 5 of us selected a different entree and the food was fine. My calzone was huge! The service was friendly and reasonably paced.

Thank Dedgehog
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The food was okay. The service was great as they were able to accommodate our large business group on a busy Thursday evening without a reservation. They are close to some yummy, very, well-known pastry shops.

Thank Mission T
Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stopped in here to grab a drink and take a break from walking. The ambience was lovely and the local color was amusing. The drinks were very good — I had a delicious Riesling — and the bartender was very nice. We did not eat, but the food that some of the other patrons order looked and smelled delicious.... More 

Thank Erin D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 35
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 333 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-1777

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in North End

Neighbourhood Profile
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 and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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