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Ernesto's Pizza

#74 of 2,383 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
North End
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69 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2248
+1 617-523-1373
11:30 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

my husband went here March 25th 2017,have heard such good things about this place, the pizza was great-small seating area, not much room- so if you want a sit down with plenty of room this may not be the place, the pizza is so worth it, 2 big slices and drinks, for under 14$ I would for sure recommend this... More 

Thank Mfernal
Munich, Germany
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to go during a trip through Boston. Right on Freedom trail! Good prices and the choices are amazing!!

Thank ski601
Boston, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the glitz and glamour of Pizzeria Regina, ERNESTO'S is the best pizza in Boston. The toppings are endless, the slices are humongous, and it's truly a hidden local favorite. I even hesitate to post a review so I can keep them to myself! They have two locations, if you have a choice, opt for the North... More 

Thank samls86
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is extremely small, but the idea is to grab a big slice (1/4 of a of pizza), eat and go. They have a nice variety with meat, veggie or/and chicken. They're really fast - the pizzas are ready, they just warm it up - but the quality is still great. Everytime I am at North End I gotta... More 

Thank Carla P
Hudson, New Hampshire
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100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Absolutely enormous slices for only $4-6. It's a quarter of a pizza! Generous amounts of toppings. Lots of beer choices and decent wine in very full plastic cups for only $5. Some of the best pizza we've ever had anywhere. When you order a whole pizza (and it's not reheated) it will be the best pizza you've had in your... More 

Thank Kgirl00
Wabash, Indiana, United States
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

While staying in the North End, I wanted to choose a pizza place and an authentic Italian restaurant during my trip. I chose Ernesto's for my pizza. I ordered a slice of pepperoni and a caesar salad. One piece of pizza is HUGE. I have had a similar style of pizza in Chicago and it was more tasty, but this... More 

Thank Kara T
Missouri City, Texas, USA
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Were returning to Boston and needed one last pizza fix. My husband found this place. Beware - when you get a "slice" of pizza it is almost 1/4 of a pizza. Great selection of pizzas by the slice. Crust was perfect. I had a white pizza and my husband had pepperoni. And the value cannot be beat. Great gem in... More 

Thank MissingtheCape
Kingston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Ernesto's is a little pizza place on Salem Street, that was hopping with business. Small but orderly. Best slice, well really 1/4 of a pie I have had in a very long time. The Chicken, Bacon, Ranch pizza was fabulous. Highly recommend Ernesto's!!

Thank 58susieb
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great pizza . between 4 and 6 $ you get a quarter pizza. Delicious pizza . we had it just after a Celtics game . it was packed . so it's a good sign I guess

Thank Amine Y
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

What a great find for our hungry teenage sons in Little Italy! Generous, tasty slices for the price. Hit the spot after walking the Freedom Trail. We hope to be back!

Thank jst1975

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Italian, Pizza, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Salem St, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113-2248
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-1373

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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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