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$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
+1 617-391-0902
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
253 Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA 02118-2178
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a super cozy little restaurant in a South End neighborhood. The location isn't too far from downtown. The staff is very friendly and helpful with choosing menu items. If you sit at the front window, the people/dog watching is awesome. The food...wow! What...More

Thank d22randy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to all other restaurants by Chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette in Boston and this is the last one to visit so I had high expectations. Certainly the restaurant did not let me down. We arrived late afternoon on a Sunday without...More

Thank TheRealOX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You gotta live this place. Cosy, small with good service. But when it comes to food these guys know how to do it.

Thank tomaznina
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

When searching for a place that had handmade pasta that was open for lunch. Located in South Boston. Very small place. Staff was friendly, unpretentious, and efficient. Food was stellar. We had celery Caesar, white anchovies, a pizza, cavatelli pasta, and carbonara with uni. All...More

Thank sjc43
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The experience, atmosphere and food at Coppa are all 5 stars! I went here for the first time (make sure you make a reservation) on a Saturday night, and we ended up staying for a long time enjoying our drinks. The two of us ordered...More

Thank almtravel511
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Went for dinner and glad we had made reservations as this place can be tight for space. Food was great! We had salumi plate with cheese which was wonderful. We also had the cavatelli and capellini pastas which were both wonderful. Service was perfect for...More

Thank juliefriesl
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Coppa is a great Italian joint tucked into a small storefront in Boston’s South End. It made OpenTable’s top 100 restaurants in America and certainly lives up to the reputation. The wait staff is amazing and the pasta is all home made, outside of the...More

Thank WorldyWinos
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We hope you continue to enjoy your Coppa experiences, and will share this feedback with our staff.

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Nice selection of wine, amazing house made bread with cheese and truffle. Cozy place, must reserve. Their pasta dishes are simply delicious ! For dessert " zeppole con Nutella " .

Thank SoniaEmtl
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for joining us at Coppa! Hope to see you back with us again soon.

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Food lovers have lots of great options here, on a nice evening you can sit on the sidewalk, enjoy creative and unique Italian small plates, and pet the dogs walking by. Love to sit at the bar and enjoy. On the short list of go-to...More

Thank David M
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words! Hope to see you at Coppa again soon.

Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

My wife is a big fan of Chef Jamie and we’ve been to all of his restaurants. The food here is simply outstanding. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most popular restaurants in the city. The pizzas are incredible as well as the creative...More

Thank NorthShoreDad
Gina C, Guest Relations Manager at Coppa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write about your Coppa experience. We're so glad to hear you continue to enjoy your time with us, and look forward to having you back again soon! Best, Rachel Becker rachel@jkfoodgroup.com

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restaurants. It is also home to art galleries,
interesting boutiques, artsy stores and SOWA open
market during the summer months. The South End is a
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Kelly G
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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
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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