There are a lot of decent but over-hyped places on Hanover that aren’t worth fighting the crowds for. This is especially the case when you could be eating at Artu, where you can pretty much always get a table as a walk-in. The traditional red sauce menu isn’t particularly exciting, but much of the pasta is homemade and it gets the job done.
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Taranta is an Italian-Peruvian restaurant in the North End that more people should know about.
Trattoria di Monica
Trattoria di Monica is a small but modern Italian restaurant in the North End that does a good job with a traditional menu.
Regina Pizzeria in the North End is the original and best location of Boston’s most famous pizza.
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Mamma Maria provides the best combination of North End atmosphere and Italian food that was actually made with a little effort.
Antico Forno is a traditional Italian restaurant in the North End with brick oven-baked pastas.
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