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348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1204
+1 617-737-1234
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1204
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't know where to start. Sportello is just simply Devine. While I live in Hoboken, and frequent many restaurants in NYC, I SO look forward to my business trips to Boston simply so I can dine here. I come for lunch and dinner sometimes...More

Thank Tricia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a meal and a half. Great food, great service, great everything. Four of us sat and everyone said wow a few times. Our server Sara G, was excellent and very knowledgeable about the food and what was what. The drinks were also excellent...More

Thank Waidesworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us went in for a late lunch. We all had a pasta meal. They were priced 24 and 29 dollars each. When they came out we all looked at each other. They looked were the size of a small appetizer. Normally that would...More

Thank dbkenyon
Reviewed 16 April 2018

One of my favorite lunch spots but this time was able to have dinner with two days of long meetings in the area. Staff was deliberate, professional and a pleasure. My meal was divine. I also enjoyed salivating over everything that went to surrounding tables....More

Thank 623tammyd
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We really love Sportello and have been going for lunch or dinner many times since they opened. You really cannot find better fresh pasta than this, and the flavor combinations are surprising and exciting and tasty. It has a fresh modern casual vibe and is...More

Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. You sit at a curved bar that gives you a great view of the open kitchen. All the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Everything is made on the premises. It is fresh, flavorful, well presented with servings on the small side...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I was pleasantly surprised to find Sportello on Seated, I live down the street and had never noticed it. Great service. I love the cafeteria seating here -- it feels cozy. Wine list is excellent. We started with prosciutto, soppressata, pickled peppers, and olives ~...More

Thank sophiapalmer
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I am baffled that Sportello isn't higher on the list of great restaurants in Boston. I've been eating here on a regular basis since at least 2009. It's a cosy restaurant with u shaped counters (snag a corner if there's a few of you to...More

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Considering the quality of the bolognaise, I found the lasagna to be far too sweet and greasy. Apps and drinks are great, and I suspect most entrees are hit or miss.

Thank Chris_CAB
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Four of us ate here for the first time on a weekday night, with a reservation. I would highly recommend that, especially since there is just a small number of tables....otherwise the seating is at long u-shaped counters, similar to the old soda fountains. Makes...More

Thank suzinvt
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1204
    (A Street)
  • Public Transportation: For those taking public transportation, we are a short walk from South Station.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-737-1234
  • E-mail
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