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Coppa

) #107 of 2,408 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
+1 617-391-0902
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“arancini” (22 reviews)
“pasta” (53 reviews)
“beef heart” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at Coppa 2 days ago and had an outstanding meal. The service was excellent. My wife wanted a glass of Dubbonet but they did not have it.. The server then recommended a similar apertif and proceded to bring several samples over to taste...More

Thank Footdok
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write about your meal at Coppa. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience, and will share your feedback with our kitchen and management teams. Looking forward to having in the next time you're back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and great food! Meatballs are a must! Italian food with a twist! Great service. Kudos to the staff. The place is relatively small and reservations are advisable.

Thank bgoldstucker
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for writing about your Coppa experience, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us! We look forward to having you back again soon. Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had reservations here this past Saturday. We arrived early but were quickly sat, which was great. The service from start to finish was attentive and friendly. We started with a few small plates highlighted by the arancini. I've had many versions...More

Thank globetrotter_180-23
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your Coppa experience. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us, and will share this feedback with both our kitchen and management teams! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

food was interesting and inspired. Loved the tapas dishes, especially asparagus, mushrooms in salamoia, crostini with ricotta and fava beans... nothing to criticise. Service great and friendly...could come again and try more items off the menu but too little time!

Thank Tracy O
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Tracy, Thank you for taking the time to write about your Coppa experience. We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel rbecker@littledonkeybos.com

Reviewed 10 May 2017

What a great find. A friend of mine recommended this little gem in south Boston. Our reservation was at 730 and the restaurant was packed. We each ordered a cocktail which we loved. The Charcuterie and fromage was outstanding. We also ordered the anchovys, asparagus...More

Thank Harrison W
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Harrison, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Coppa. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your food and service, this is so great to be able to share with both our kitchen and management teams. We look...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Coppa is great restaurant in the South End neighborhood. We made reservations in advance and had to change the time; they were very accommodating. We enjoyed 4 Italian tapas, sharing plates, and don't be fooled they were large portions! Great price and great service. I...More

Thank JaneakaJeannie
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review of your experience at Coppa. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience. Looking forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel

Reviewed 19 April 2017

The little gem of a restaurant offers delicious an Italian inspired menu with cured meats, cheeses, pizza, pasta, salads, and others. The wine list is great as well as their wonderful Aperol Spritz. The agnolotti with ricotta was especially good as where the polpette and...More

Thank Kurt-Samuel G
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write this feedback of your experience at Coppa. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

It's such a consistent great experience here. The pasta are delicious without being too rich. The Italian grinder is awesome and their mortadella pimento is delicious. No frills just good food.

Thank chelb2121
Gina C, Public Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hi there, I wanted to thank you for taking the time to write this feedback. We are so glad to hear you consistently enjoy your experience at Coppa, and we can't wait to have you back again soon! Best, Rachel

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar. Joked with bartender. Enjoyed prosecco and Slovenian wine. Selected mortadello and chicken liver pate with delicious hole-y Italian bread. Very enjoyable. Affordable.

Thank Krotkis
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review of your most recent visit to Coppa. I am glad you had such a fun time and looking forward to having you in next time you are in the area!

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Coppa is a very nice modern Italian restaurant. The space is small and cramped but pleasantly decorated. The food is delicious. The pastas are al dente and the menu is interesting overall. I recommend the cacio e pepe pasta with truffles and also the spaghetti...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Gina C, General Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review of your last visit to Coppa. I am glad you had such a good time and found a few of our favorites on the menu too. Looking forward to seeing you in the restaurant...More

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Kelly G
Do you have gluten-free options for pizza and pasta?
7 February 2016|
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Response from Gina C | Property representative |
Good Morning, We dont have gluten free pasta or pizza, however we do have several gluten free options. Best, Gina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-391-0902
  • E-mail
Description
Coppa is an intimate enoteca tucked on a quiet side street in Boston's South End featuring Italian small plates created by James Beard Award-winning Chefs Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer. Everything is made with locally sourced and sustainable ingredients. Coppa has an eclectic wine list, and unique cordial-based cocktails. We offer a patio in the warmer months. Please note that patio & bar are first come first serve. You can book dining reservations on Open Table or by calling the restaurant. Please also visit our sister restaurant, Toro on Washington street in the South End of Boston.
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