Best of Boston
2018 Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Central Square
With a wine list featuring nicely priced surprises (buonasera, falanghina!), and always-tasty plates of beef carpaccio and gnocchi Bolognese, this is exactly the kind of spot that makes you want to become a regular—and when you do, count on the cordial staff to remember your drink order.
502 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-576-1900, vialecambridge.com