Best of Boston

BEST Italian Restaurant, north end

1984 BEST Italian Restaurant, North End

La Piccola Venezia

Boston

After a short slump, the food is better than ever, the prices as low as ever, and the house red wine as much fun as ever. There’s even a waitress who’ll sing “Happy Birthday” in Italian. read more»

1981 BEST Italian Restaurant, North End

Sorrento’s

Boston

Pleasant second-floor walk-up with a chef trained in, of all places, Switzerland. Uniformly good veal and pasta, something the rest of the unreliable North End cannot boast. read more»

1980 BEST Italian Restaurant, North End

Lucia’s

Boston

Outstanding pasta, veal. read more»