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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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348 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210-1204
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Sportello reminded us of Ikea; all white, plastic and open planned. We arrived without reservations for a late lunch and were easily able to get a table seat near the window. We preferred this over the long table with stools which looked like a...More

Thank pecanpie2205
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a week in Boston recently and this was our final dinner choice before heading home. They have an amazing atmosphere when you walk up the stairs and through the entrance, greeted visually by the kitchen right in front of you, seating for about...More

Thank Dale D
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Interesting to watch the chef in action close by, especially when they change shifts. Great salad and pasta

Thank Ana T
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We made reservations via open table last minute for Sportello. When we arrived, the only place for two people to eat was at the counter. We asked to be seated at a table (note, there are no tables set up for two). They accommodated us...More

Thank Velotraveller
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Great vibe, excellent service, fantastic food - what is not to love about Sportello! :-) We visit a few times a year and have been coming for some time now - it never disappoints... definitely a highly recommend and we look forward to coming back...

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This spot is the go-to Boston restaurant for my partner and I. We've been dining here for years now and have never had a disappointing dish! This time we tried the octopus carpaccio which was amazing..what a delightful combination of textures and flavors! I had...More

Thank butterscotchbeads
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Located over the Seaport District. We were promptly seated with our reservation time of 7. However, this was the first surprise. We were sitting at a counter with the tables reserved for parties of 4. It is a diner feel with the kitchen prep right...More

Thank J0hnPM10
Reviewed 18 June 2018

very basic, spotty service, feels more like a canteen. Food is ok. Nothing to go back to. Expensive for the experience you get.

Thank Renaat V
Reviewed 16 May 2018

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 4 May 2018

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
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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