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417 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1319
+1 617-742-0404
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rigatoni” (62 reviews)
“lobster crepes” (11 reviews)
“prosciutto” (45 reviews)
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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

Excellent service from James, but support staff sometimes to attentive, asking to clear plates that we weren't finished with yet. The Cioppino was amazing, all the fish was cooked perfectly with the exception of the calamari, a little chewy.

Thank grdnT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nico is just across the street from the Paul Revere statue in the North End! This restaurant is “Italian to it’s core”! Seriously everything on the menu is spectacular, and the daily specials are great! We had the lobster raviolis, sausage rigatoni, and carbonara! Listen...More

Thank 984kevinq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining at Nico on 5-12-18. We had a reservation but opted to seat at the bar instead of waiting for a table. This turned out to be a great choice. The service and food was fantastic and...More

Thank Hshag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I land in Boston and very hungry. Where else would I eat; the North End/Little Italy. The food was very good but not like home. The bill, on the other hand, was just like home. Watch what you are being charged and make sure you...More

1  Thank LinusBF2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nico offered and served a memorable, delicious dinner for our family with vegetarian and gluten-free options. Hakim offered chef’s specials and made confident recommendations. The Burrata salad was delicious with mozzarella cheese and warm artichokes drizzled with basalmic vinegar. It was plenty to share. The...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived in Boston and found this gem of a restaurant to dine at for dinner. The entire time afterwards we compared every meal to this and nothing was as good! My husband had the most amazing steak and I had ravioli. We also had...More

1  Thank BubbleGirl13
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great wait staff and delicious food. The pasta was home made and the food was very tasty. Great service. Even accommodated my vegan daughter’s meal. Can’t beat the location and the food was very good. Definitely recommend.

Thank Rpbp4_6
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Had a group of 7, with a wheelchair. Staff was very accommodating - in fact, they called before our reservation to double check that the two steps leading in to the restaurant wouldn't be an issue. Food was really good - especially the shrimp bruschetta...More

Thank pbwhite
Reviewed 8 March 2018

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 7 March 2018

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
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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Response from DavenChristine | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure ?
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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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