Antico Forno, Boston

Antico Forno, Boston

Billed as "The Most Authentic Italian Restaurant", Antico Forno makes it tough to argue with that claim. Spacious enough to handle a weeknight impulse visit, family in tow, this mainstay in Boston's North End manages a cozy mom-and-pop atmosphere with the world-class traditional cuisine. Entrees like 'Saltimbocca di Pollo' and 'Linguine al Frutti di Mare' hearken back to the old country, but Antico Forno is best known for its pizzas piled high with house-made Italian sausages and mozzarella. "No gimmicks, no kitsch", just traditional thin-crusted Neapolitan pizzas from a wood-fired brick oven that are absolutely divine and really distinguish this North End stalwart.

Still, Antico Forno is much more than just pizzas; it's all about Southern Italian cuisine done right – fresh and bursting with flavor. From hearty pasta dishes like linguine baked in parchment with tomato sauce and a generous helping of shellfish to other "spot-on" Southern Italian specialties, this place offers a casual and relaxed setting that'll warm your heart and satisfy even the heartiest appetite. Plus, it's proof that dining in the North End doesn't have to mean squeezing into tight quarters.

Beyond the scrumptious food at reasonable prices, Antico Forno has a full bar and even a private dining room. This spot is quite popular, so be sure to book ahead and secure your spot for a taste of Italy right in Boston.

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Sight Name: Antico Forno
Sight Location: Boston, USA (See walking tours in Boston)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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