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Italian Express Pizzeria

336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
+1 617-561-0038
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Charming atmosphere, kind and friendly owner, and exceptionally good food. We might come back to Boston just to eat there again!

1  Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 1 week ago

These guys have the best cheese raviolois I've ever tasted! However, avoid the calamari. It was lousy

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spot on for a great pie!! Small establishment that feels like it has been there forever- and they dont need to change a thing...you can make friends here too :) Cash only but they have an ATM if you need it.

1  Thank Scott P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a find, often discovered by many, but 1st time for us... small, out of the way place in east Boston, they will take reservations, and food is truly worth the visit, the owner is there, been there for 20 years, and he's happy you...More

Thank whatatripwehad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little restaurant! Really cute place and great location. When we walked in we were greeted with a smiling face. The waiter that took our order told us some of the great things on the menu. We order a slice of pizza and pasta. The...More

1  Thank 884candacey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had reservations at 7:30p for 8 people and the table was ready as soon as we walked into the place. What a place it was. Jim greeted us like he had known us for years. He sat down with us and chatted for a while....More

1  Thank KeliMG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mushroom pizza with real, not canned mushrooms. Homemade fresh pasta sauce, mozerella balls, eggplant rolled up. This place gets reviewed a lot for a good reason, they're delicious and excellent! There are a few tables inside. I think more outside as the weather gets better....More

1  Thank SpaceyCowboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this Italian treasure by chance - best pizza very authentic. Recommend anyone coming to Boston to try it. Great host and staff - good value and freshly cooked.

1  Thank LoulouBelle61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Italian Express is a casual small restaurant with freshly made delicious food made to order. We started out with cordial martinis filled to the top of the glass . We had different dishes and everyone was completely satisfied. The Pesto sauce was wonderful and so...More

1  Thank 721Boston
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time and weren’t disappointed. The owner and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. We had one of the signature pizzas and it was great! The place has a very cozy feel to it which was nice too.

1  Thank Jaimie G
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Response from jaimesupah | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. This place is tiny, tiny.
5 July 2017|
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Response from Linus L | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant was fantastic!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Sumner St, East Boston, Boston, MA 02128-2124
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-561-0038
  • E-mail
Welcome to the World Famous - Italian Express Pizzeria. Featured on the Food Network's - "Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" with Guy Fieri. We offer the Best Italian Food, Pizza, Pasta, and Seafood in Boston! All dishes are made-to-order from family recipes that have been passed down for generations. We use only the Finest and Freshest ingredients in all of our meals. Enjoy our delicious food by eat-in, take-out, delivery, and catering. We have a beautiful dining room with lively music and a seasonal outdoor patio. We pride ourselves on serving the "Best Food for the Best Value"! Also, make sure you checkout our extensive Drink Menu that includes: Wine, Beer, Sangria, Martinis, Cocktails, and Cordials. We look forward to serving you soon and becoming your new favorite Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria!
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