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BEST North End Restaurant, neighborhood

2010 BEST North End Restaurant, Neighborhood
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Pomodoro

Boston

With just eight tiny tables, this isn’ exactly a place to spread out. But in exchange for elbow room, diners get super service from owner Siobhan Carew, gratis bites from the kitchen, and the most delicious antipasto platter in the… read more »

2009 BEST North End Restaurant, Neighborhood

Pomodoro

Boston

Although bookended by Giacomo’s and the Daily Catch, both teeming with out-of-towners, Pomodoro remains curiously tourist-resistant. That’s a good thing: more antipasto for us! The entrées, like the veal scaloppine with sweet onion-balsamic sauce, are better quality than those found… read more »

2005 BEST North End Restaurant, Neighborhood

Carmen

Boston

Choosing from the nearly 100 restaurants in the North End can be tough, but we always find ourselves heading back to Carmen for simple but tasty pasta dishes topped with the restaurant’s signature Bolognese sauce and delicate crespelle filled with… read more »

2004 BEST North End Restaurant, Neighborhood

Carmen

Boston

Okay, so one of Carmen’s chefs, Merwin Casey, hails from Ireland. But he cooks Italian better than many of his North End neighbors. Casey tweaks standard dishes just enough to make them exciting again. Witness his porcini-stuffed crespelle topped with… read more »

2003 BEST North End Restaurant, Neighborhood

Carmen

Boston

This pretty, brick-lined North End spot is the epitome of what a great neighborhood restaurant should be: small, full of warm greetings, off the beaten path, and equipped with a creative menu that keeps diners coming back. If you’re lucky… read more »

2002 BEST North End Restaurant, Neighborhood

Sage

Boston

Some nights just call for a simple dinner served in a cozy dining room where the service is relaxed and the food is just like mama used to make. That’s the essence of an evening at Sage, chef (and North… read more »