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Cafe Porto Bello

#728 of 2,448 Restaurants in Boston
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, Pizza
672 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1596
+1 617-269-7680
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
672 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1596
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very good family style italian restaurant. Garlic bread is good, pasta dishes, especially the ones with seafood, are also good. Great neighborhood service, artichoke appetizer is also good. Worth checking it out!

Thank David P
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

On the last night of holiday we reserved a table for 5 at 8pm. We did not get through the door! We were advised the reservation should not have been taken as they only book for 6 or more (told as if we should have...More

Thank Neilmeylan
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were referred to this reasonable good food by a local bar owner. The food was excellent and nice size portions. Some how the owner of the bar forgot to tell us that it was cash only. Only about 10-12 tables but the Staff was...More

1  Thank slydevil03
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were visiting the area and walked in for lunch. Both the scrod and the clam linguine (with marinara sauce) were great! Nice little spot!

Thank John S
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very small setting, probably max of 30-40 but manageable. I have yet to get a bad meal here or hear anyone who had. I had a seafood (Clam Special) and they were very sweet clams in the shell over linguini a very very good dish…...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Lots of pasta and fortunately also offers gluten free pasta. Small and homey atmosphere. Good italian food with reasonable prices.

Thank longfellowplace
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Tucked away on Ring Road, this new spot is beautiful. I was there with 6 coworkers and we had a good time. The service was excellent. This is a nice change from the usual back bay hot spots.

Thank FoxboroTom
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. Excellent & friendly service. Basic decor feels very homey. Cash only restaurant- be prepared. My Pollo Saltimboca was super delicious. My friend was pleased with his stuffed scrod. We ordered and I would not order again the calamari starter. House wine by...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 13 November 2015

We were looking for a quiet place to have lunch and also have good food. This restaurant provided those items and more. Kathy, our waitress was wonderful. The food was absolutely wonderful in both price, quality and quantity. The space inside is comfortable and quiet....More

Thank slimboreno
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

The only drawback & I mean the ONLY drawback is its cash only. But if you walk three feet in either direction go to an ATM. Everything on the lunch menu is extraordinary! The lobster ravioli appetizer is ridiculously delicious. The lunch prices are so...More

Thank Pesky6
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 672 E Broadway, Boston, MA 02127-1596
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighbourhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-269-7680
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