Antonio's Cucina Italiana

4.5
405 reviews
$30 and under
Italian

Antonio's serves up fresh & tasty dishes from both northern and southern Italy. While dining you're surrounded by 18th century prints of Italian Renaissance artists such as Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, and authentic Italian music serenades you in the background. Located on historic Beacon Hill, across from Mass General Hospital, Liberty Hotel, and Wyndham Hotel. Serving Lunches $11.00 and under and diner $23.00 and under. Antonio's is a great neighborhood destination. The Boston Globe calls Antonio's "A treasure for anyone who happens upon it."
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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food and terrific staff. Pricing is very fair and portions are plentiful. Highly reccomend.

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vipJeffreyT
New England
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food at a great price in a pricey area

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JeffV
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A small place but very friendly and attentive. Food was great in very generous portions. None of the crowds and waits like the restaurants on the North End but just as good! Had that awesome neighborhood family feel.

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NoahF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fun place. Not too fancy. Food is delicious. Service is friendly with a nice touch of Boston familiarity.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Boston marathon

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RobertM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Traditional Italian fare at a local neighborhood restaurant with friendly service. The linguini with marinara was delicious, and provided excellent fuel for the next day’s Boston Marathon!

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AshleyE
New England
7 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had the mussels, lobster ravioli and the house Chianti. The Chainti was so good as was the food! Quality food for a reasonable price! Thank you!

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JohnD
St. Louis
4 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was terrific for the price—-which was quite reasonable—although the portions were a little large. Service was excellent, even though it was a very busy night at the restaurant.

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CTrunner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food at a reasonable price. Outside dining a plus.

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DKNY
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

I have been going to Antonio’s for over 10 years and have never been disappointed. It’s one of the best Italian restaurants around. The staff and service are terrific and always accommodating. If it’s not on the menu just ask and if they know how to make it they will. The atmosphere can be a little loud but I don’t go there for that. It’s the food that counts for me!! Try it. You’ll keep coming back like me.

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EileenH
New England
1 review
Dined on 25 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

First time trying Antonia's. I made a reservation for 3 at 7:30 on a Friday night. The restaurant is small but does have outside tables as well. The restaurant was very busy. They sat us about 7:50. Which I thought was pretty good. The waiter was very attentive. Not a long wait time for food to arrive to table. Food was very good. The restaurant was a little noisy. Parking is tough. I could not find on street parking. Parking in the MGH parking lot is a little pricey at $40 for 2-3 hrs. Wouldn't stop me from going back to Antonia's. I would just look for alternative parking.

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vipMixie0212
New England
77 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappoints! Food is consistently delicious! Shrimp grandmarnier, artichokes and antipasto kick off the meal. Anything on the menu is a done deal. Chicken marsala, parm, eggplant. Service is outstanding - great crowd - fun space. Wroth the wait. The owners do everything they can do ensure a fab evening. Run!

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EricB
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our group of 6 were seated outside. Food was phenomenal. Service was slower, but our server worked her butt off. Delicious meal just have time to enjoy!!

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vipbgourmand
New England
293 reviews
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Antonio's is a neighborhood place with simple typical Italian specialties, all prepared well - and HUGE portions at reasonable prices. I'll be enjoying my swordfish pasta for days :)

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love it here. Amazing food and fun staff

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Charles
New England
11 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tasty meal. Hot and delish. Nice place as expected.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The older gentleman we had for our waiter was outstanding. Attentive, courteous and fun. Made the whole experience that much better

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vipJeff
Tampa
19 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Not much ambience, but very good food at a decent price. Wish i had caught our server's name - she was great. She asked if we were going to an event at the Garden (we were) so she made sure there were no delays. Plan ahead though - we did an early dinner to make sure we didn't miss the show opening.
I've been here a dozen times over the years. I keep going back - tasty food, and lots of it.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 24 August 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience2

Worst dining experience I’ve ever had in Boston - food

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Barney
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Classic neighborhood Italian. Good service with local character.

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MNvisitor
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

I’ll put up with the tight low-rent ambience, for their food any day. This is the real deal. Great service, excellent food. The Bruscheta was amazing. Don’t miss it. The red sauce was fresh and flavorful, seafood stew was excellent, as was the cannelloni.

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vipAndrea
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were both fantastic. Will definitely be back next time we’re in town.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience2

Our waitress was excellent. Food was out quickly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Italian food for a reasonable price. We had a great time!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience2

La comida mala

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Classic homemade Italian. We had a party of 6, with a reservation. Our table was ready early. Dinner was excellent! We had a variety of items between the 6 of us. Everyone loved their entree. Portions were huge and very well priced. Great find! Would go again next time we are in Boston!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Would not go back.

MR
vipMargaretR
New England
25 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Have been here many times. Never been disappointed. Service great.
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vipPaulC
Grand Rapids
14 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience2

When we sat down the table was set on a dirty table cloth. That was the sign that we should have left. The prosciutto tomato and mozzarella appetizers were acceptable. The shrimp cocktail appeared to be shrimp used also for scampi in size and not worth the price. The main courses were terrible. The marinara used on the pastas tasted like tomato paste with no garlic, oregano, or spices. The gnocchi al forno was no better than chef boyardee in flavor profile. The linguini with meatballs used the same bland marinara. The meatballs were adequate. I booked the restaurant based on proximity to our hotel. That was a big mistake with so many good Italian restaurants just ten minutes away. Absolute rip off for the price.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 22 July 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great casual Italian…relax and enjoy a delish meal

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jlctexas
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Easy to get to. Service was good. Food was delicious and served piping hot. Good crowd. Fast. Enjoyed our time there!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience5

The food was good but not their usual great - first time I ever felt like that but it can’t always be a 10/10 can it? The ambiance was nice and the noise level was low, but our waitress was cranky, which made us feel weird :(

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just amazing dinner

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CassidyM
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals I've had in years! Amazing service, lovely people and incredible food!

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ClaireO
New England
11 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Creative food, very fresh!

SG
StuartG
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great italian food place with excellent food and lovely staff. A local neighborhood favorite. Not fancy or elegant but great basics. I go there often and love it.

DE
vipDE77
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Grand marnier shrimp is incredible. Love the stuffed calamari. Had veal parm and it was very good. Big portions and reasonably priced. Small restaurant that is easy walk to Boston Garden.

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LeonH
1 review
Dined on 29 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice clean food. Service was great. Quick and easy. We were going to the Bruins game so we were in a rush. I would eat there again.

JM
vipJamesM
New England
9 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Small and unpretentious, Antonio's was a delight. The staff was very attentive, discussing menu choices with us, and carefully seeing to our needs. We each had one of the specials and they were excellent - Mussels & Shrimp Over Linguine for me and Chicken Piccata for my wife.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was loud because we sat outside & there were lots of rescue vehicles at 6:00pm on Saturday night!

FAQs

Antonio's Cucina Italiana does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats. Antonio's Cucina Italiana also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 367-3310.

Antonio's Cucina Italiana is rated 4.5 stars by 405 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.