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Lo Conte's Italian Cuisine

#380 of 2,385 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
North End
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116 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1706
+1 617-720-0339
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 14:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hardly our first time here - and it's consistently delicious! We had egg plant rotolini for the appetizer. She had a veal dish, I had salmon. Both delectable, mercy. Friendly wait staff, a family feel. Pro tip - get the Groupon.

Thank Mike770s
Hull, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We have visited this restaurant often. Often our go to place when in the North End. It is a good value . Love the eggplant parmesan, fried calamari. Nice wine list. Service is friendly and the restaurant is clean and comfortable

Thank KL1437
Warwick, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Went to this restaurant without any recommendation. What a find! The owner came right over to us to chat. What a lovely woman! The restaurant has been family owned for years and did not cave to the pressure of being bought out by a "restaurant group" The food and the service was outstanding! She even helped us choose from the... More 

Thank jgregory2016
Rhode Island
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230 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Nice atmosphere, tasty food, and awful service. Lovely setting, almost European feeling with small tables, brick wall and store front windows. Comfortable setting. The food was good, not the best Italian I ever had but was still good. Service was meh...I was initially given a wine glass with lipstick on it (not mine), had to ask for a few items,... More 

Thank MaddyLibby
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We have been going to Lo Conte's for nearly 20 years and have yet to have a disappointing experience. This is a family run restaurant that specializes in good, traditional, Italian food. Our kids have grown up eating here and refuse to go anywhere else in the North End. Eating there on New Year's Eve has become a family tradition... More 

Thank Korjoel
Provincetown, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Portions were generous. Atmosphere was relaxed and charming. We loved the butternut squash ravioli - It was the best I have ever tasted! Good service and the waiter had a dry sense of humor1 We loved our evening and will definitely return to sample the eggplant next time! I heard so much about it!

Thank RacePointLighthouse
Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We actually read the poor reviews on trip advisor regarding the rude waitstaff before we went but there were so many positive reviews we decided to give it a try. It seemed like a cozy place at first and smelled wonderful. However, from the start our waiter seemed in a rush. After he took our order and brought our food... More 

1 Thank LaurieMT
Level Contributor
75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We happened upon this restaurant while walking around. Menu was in the window so you could see what they served and the prices. Lots of great seafood/pasta choices. Staff were extremely attentive and helpful.

Thank 4girls4us
Sharon, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We tried this place on a Groupon. We have a lot of favorites in the North End but figured we'd take a chance given the discount. When we arrived, I went to use the restroom. There was no soap. I made due and told a waiter after. The service was poor. There were four of us, three ordered a salad... More 

1 Thank jrando
Kenosha, Wisconsin
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115 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We made a reservation and got right in. The sangria was yummy. Loved the bread and the pasta. Dinner was slow to arrive, but the atmosphere and service were great. We really enjoyed the whole experience.

1 Thank Binnidm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-0339

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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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