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417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1319
+1 617-742-0404
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1319
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came with a work group, so we ordered 6 different items - everyone had WAY more than they could eat, and the food was amazing. The appetizer especially were great.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here numerous times and each time it gets better.. The restaurant is small but the food is awesome . The wait staff is very knowledgeable and extremely accommodating. It can get busy but they never rush you .Highly recommend.

Thank Beemags69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just off the plane and wanted to get home. Kids wanted to take me here for a late dinner. The minute I walked in, the ambiance,friendly staff. The wine, apps perfecto and the mushroom ravioli I ordered was like nothing I’ve ever had. Great...More

Thank thekeysfans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our daughter and boyfriend who flew in from Miami for a fantastic meal. Hakim’s service was outstanding and very attentive. The food was fresh and the pasta prepared perfectly. Thank you for a nice night in the North End!

Thank Kirstie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small spot. We sat in the basement room which feels like a basement room. Not a great atmosphere. Food was mixed. The mushroom ravioli was the best ever. Shrimp bruschetta was disappointing. The ciopinno was just OK for the $44 price tag. Service was good....More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nico DOES NOT deserve the 4+ rating on tripadvisor. The food was marginal at best. There is no atmosphere at this restaurant. The only positive was the attentive bar tender. With all the restaurant choices in the North End, spend you money elsewhere!!

Thank JJD313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little disappointed in Nico although our party of 6 was split on our opinion. We had a reservation at 7 pm but had to wait about 20 minutes until our table was ready. The place is small so we got a drink...More

Thank cab1118
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time at Nico and we were really excited to try it. First, we had a reservation at 7:30 that I had booked for 2 weeks ahead of time. We did not get seated until 8. This is unacceptable and this is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. Wonderful service. Cute place. Make sure to try the meatball appetizer and the custard dessert, they are wonderful!

Thank jmcorwin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Italian we’ve ever had! We were looking for an earlier dinner and Though their website only had reservations at 5:30 I called and the receptionist said she could seat us at bar at 430 which was fine. Place filled up fast!...More

Thank Mark P
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
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31 July 2017|
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Response from O-Lora-O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, full bar. I doubt they have many types of scotch, however.
28 July 2017|
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Response from Bob C | Reviewed this property |
Shorts are fine. Very casual. They did ask my grandson to remove his hat. Server could not have better. They even made a pasta dish for me that was not on the menu. If you haven't gone yet, skip dessert and go to mikes... More
2 February 2017|
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Response from mmmbank | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if he's well behaved. He may feel special being in a restaurant with lots of adults.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1319
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-0404
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