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226 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2302
+1 617-742-9200
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
226 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2302
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there for dinner with a group of friends recently. It's a busy place, we had to wait 25min for our table even though we had a reservation. They serve great Italian food and have a nice selection of wines. Will surely recommend.

Thank Vindik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place. Very small so you will need reservations. The lobster pasta was fantastic. The heirloom tomato salad was delicious. There is an open window area if the weather nice. The ambiance is great. Take a jacket, because of the open window...More

Thank jilcc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The North End is the Little Italy of Boston and has hundreds of charming restaurants on two streets. After a day long visit of Boston with my gal pals, we just picked Lucca after looking at the menu. Hands down, the best homemade pasta ever....More

Thank gypsygrandma1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last Friday night on the recommendation of a friend. We were seated by an open door in the front and we were glad because it may have been hot in the restaurant. We had a great bottle of wine. The food was...More

Thank ladybug30004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I loved his birthday dinner at Lucca. We were greeted with warmth and friendliness and led to a great table by the open window. Our server, Maggie, was wonderful, food was delicious. A fantastic experience!

Thank Kathi K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Italian ambiance with high level of noise and family environment. We all loved the tomato soup which was outstanding. The rest of the main course items were superb. The desert of chocolate tart and pana cotta where delicious

Thank Muwaffaq J
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Dined here with 10 family members, 6 kids and 4 adults. The service was excellent and we really enjoyed the food. They had cocktails that were old classics with a twist and a wonderful wine list. The food showed great attention to detail and was...More

Thank smcgilvray
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were seated at a table in the basement of the building. It was surprisingly pleasant, and less hectic than the ground floor seating options. The oysters, mussels, and calamari were super fresh, The pasta dishes were delicious. I look forward to going back to...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We have been dining in the North End for half a century, and this is one of the best meals we have ever had in this location. The staff was quite friendly without being overbearing. We snagged a table that looked out on the street,...More

Thank Arple
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Relaxing and composed restaurant in an otherwise crazy atmosphere in Boston's north end. Food was well prepared and very tasty and the service was good. A very nice restaurant but not outstanding by any means.

Thank Phil S
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2302
  • Public Transportation: Orange and Green Line to Haymarket
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-9200
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