Fodor's Expert Review Antico Forno

$$ The North End Italian Fodor's Choice

Many of the menu choices here come from the eponymous wood-burning brick oven, which turns out surprisingly delicate pizzas simply topped with tomato and fresh buffalo mozzarella. Though its pizzas receive top billing, Antico excels at a variety of Italian country dishes, like veal parmigiana, osso buco with pork shanks, chicken saltimbocca, and handmade pastas; the specialty, gnocchi, is rich and creamy but light. The joint is cramped and noisy, but also homey and comfortable—which means that your meal will resemble a raucous dinner with an adopted Italian family.

Italian Casual Lunch Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

93 Salem St.
Boston, Massachusetts  02113, USA

617-723–6733

www.anticofornoboston.com

Known For:
  • Wood-fired, brick-oven pizza
  • Italian country classics
  • Casual, jovial atmosphere

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