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Rino's Place

#77 of 2,370 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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258 Saratoga St, Boston, MA 02128-1616
+1 617-567-7412
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A few years ago, I watched a clip about Rino's Place on the Food Network. What struck me most was the authentic Italian tradition and ingredients that the chef used in preparing each dish as well as the layering of flavors. My son and I finally made it to Rino's recently and had what I would describe as a mixed... More 

Thank Mike C
Salem, NH
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112 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So my wives brother called us in October and told us a friend of his made reservations for this great little Italian place in East Boston and we had to come. Said you needed to call 3 -4 weeks in advance for reservations. Everyone has to be there by the start time or they give your reservation up. Wow, must... More 

Thank Charlie G
Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seating Warning: this restaurant is ideal for takeout but has minimal tables for dining in. Grant yourself a 20-40 minute wait in your warm parked car with your friends before expected to be seated. There is no space to wait inside. I dined inside and had the lobster ravioli. It was hearty, large ricotta ravioli but with incredible flavor. Great... More 

Thank Bianca G
Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second good Italian restaurant i've visited in East Boston and i'm happy to say Rino's is an excellent choice, if your very, very hungry. I'm told there's a line every weekend, however we were there on a cool Saturday night and there was no line. They don't take reservations for small parties, which i find strange as... More 

Thank Bellasarius
Cary, North Carolina
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the recommendation of a friend from East Boston, Rino's was the "must go" choice for my day-trip to Boston. A truly great meal that rivaled some recent great eats I had in Verona and Venice. Sopa Del Mar for me and Pasta Bolognese for my nephew. Great food, service and a friendly neighborhood atmosphere.

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Completely blown away by the flavor, freshness & portions! The presentation was excellent and the staff was super friendly. I had the eggplant & veal combo with the homemade ravioli(huge) it was great! This was my first time here, but it will be a regular stop from now on when in Boston.

Thank Chipd67
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great spot! Local gem. Authentic food and friendly service. Super happy my co workers and I chose this spot. Thanks!

Thank colbyblanchet
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped by Rino's on our way back to the airport, wanting to avoid north Boston parking. We were delightfully impressed with the quality of their food. Their Seafood Cannelloni is AMAZING!!! Great food and great service. Quiet atmosphere that's easy to have a conversation without loud music.

Thank Michael D
Madisonville, Kentucky
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We saw this place on Diners, Drive ins and Dives. Guy raved about the fresh pasta- made, to order... And it was awesome. We started with the mozzarella balls, and bruschetta for appetizers. They were both awesome. We also got side salads: mine was a vinaigrette (a bit more dressing than necessary), and my husband's was caesar. Dinner was Rino's... More 

Thank Jeanne6972
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Went to Rino's on a Saturday afternoon. Opens at 3pm. Got there 3:30. Waited about an hour to be seated. Worth the wait. Great service. Great selection of Italian or other choices, as well, if you don't want Italian. Enough choices to please any one. Everything we ordered was delicious. Every plate that passed by us to other tables, also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Saratoga St, Boston, MA 02128-1616
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-567-7412

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