Looking to satisfy your appetite for Italian fare?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Italian spots around Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.
Topping the list is Tresca. Located at 233 Hanover St. (between Richmond Street and Board Alley) in North End, the Italian spot is the highest-rated Italian restaurant in Boston, boasting four stars out of 315 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is North End's Carmelina's, situated at 307 Hanover St. (between Lathrop Place and Prince Street). With 4.5 stars out of 1,864 reviews on Yelp, the Italian spot has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Giacomo's Ristorante
North End's Giacomo's Ristorante, located at 355 Hanover St. (between Tileston and Clark streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the wine bar and Italian spot, which offers pasta dishes, seafood and more, four stars out of 3,303 reviews.
4. Fiorella's Express
Fiorella's Express, a fast casual Italian spot in Brighton, is another go-to, with four stars out of 204 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2 Tremont St. (between Washington and Tip Top streets) to see for yourself.
5. Galleria Umberto
And finally, over in North End, check out Galleria Umberto, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 611 reviews on Yelp. You can find the Italian spot, which offers pizza, paninis and calzones, at 289 Hanover St. (between Wesley and Lathrop places).