Trattoria Il Panino

4.7
3350 reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Trattoria Il Panino is the kind of place that one would expect to find along the Amalfi Coast. It is a warm, friendly, unpretentious and a food-focused environment. From the casual and positive energy of the atmosphere and waitstaff, to the serious and professional energy of the kitchen, the front
and back of the house form a desirable marriage. The entrance on 260 Hanover street has a full liquor license.

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Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 3350 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.5
Value
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Hectorcoro
Miami
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience3

Food is great, but staff need to pay more attention to customers.

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CarolJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food. We were here early (6:15 p.m. on a Tuesday) so not crowded. Fast service, extensive menu and wine list.

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vipASCAL
New England
55 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food outstanding tonight- Friends went for traditional Chicken Parmesan perfectly fine, excellent sauce and portion big enough for 2 meals. Two of us went for special- lobster and scallops fra diavolo with homemade tubetti pasta- outstanding. They made special for me shrimp fra diavolo- sauce perfect, pasta fresh and home made. Fried calamari for appetizers, we couldn’t eat dessert. Highly recommend!

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ClaireM
New England
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This is out favorite North End restaurant
We felt very safe dining there

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Bear
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Stellar Italian dishes. Great service. The cocktails are delicious too! Great place just a hop over from the main hustle & bustle of Hanover Street

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2Food5Service2Ambience4

Made a reservation but didn’t actually sit at the table till an hour after

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LizD
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food4Service3Ambience1

We were rushed terribly
meals came while we were still having appetizers.
Made reservations but still got a seat in the street.
it was cold.
bc of the timing my meal was cold before i was able to start it
the waiter was quite nice but the rate of service was poor as was the accommodation esp disappointed bc we had reserved
there were available seats inside the whole time we were there too

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food5Service1Ambience3

Food was incredible but staff rushed us out the moment the check was signed. We arrived early, were patient and pleasant and didn’t deserve the rude attitudes. I’ve never had a waiter pick up the final bill before the dishes.

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NicoleH
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food and service! Can’t wait to return :)

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NickiMinaj
New England
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I love this place, they never disappoint! Great service, great FRESH food. Definitely good for special occasions as it is a little more costly than your average Italian restaurant, but with good reason, it’s far from average!!! I will go back here again and again. Already been twice this year.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

Food was amazing, ambiance was great, server could’ve done a little more. Didn’t really check up on us or ask if we needed anything.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience1

Graduation. College.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
7 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience1

We had been looking forward to trying Il Panino for a while. We scheduled a special date night last night and let’s just say we’re completely let down. First, after making reservations weeks in advance we were put at a table downstairs in the back of the restaurant against a door that the staff were constantly coming in and out of slamming the door behind them each and every time. If the “eating in a warehouse” vibe is what you’re looking for, look no further. These tables are crammed together and it looks like a makeshift situation... unfortunate really. The food was ok, lacking flavor but we were able to get some salt and pepper packets... kind of trashy at an upscale restaurant. The waitress was like a wet blanket... 0 personality... looked as though she wanted to leave the whole time.
Overall I give this place a 2 out of 10... mainly because the seating situation was basically unacceptable.

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vipMoneyMakerMacEats
New England
52 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall2Food1Service1Ambience2

Very bland food for the north end. Had to keep calling servers to get service

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vipJennaS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience2

I was somewhat happy with the chocie. I would have liked there to be glass cups and maybe a table cloth but all details aside the food was good.

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christinel
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

The mussels were delicious - best I ever had. Lasagna was great - large portion - so go there when you are really hungry

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EmilyN
Norfolk
5 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience2

We went there for a date and the place was really dark, really loud, the waiter took his time to help us. My food was good, I ordered the Lobster Ravioli and it was really good, but my boyfriend got a alfredo pasta and it was nothing special. Overall I wouldn’t go there again.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

il panino never disappointed

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MattP
New England
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was some of the best I have had in the North End.

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ErikS
New England
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Upon arrival told we only had an hour to complete dinner. Created a rushed atmosphere.
I’ve heard of the 1.5 hour state restriction.
Would have liked to have been told earlier. Planned that dinner weeks ahead. We would have gone somewhere else.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday. Food was good and a fun location

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent and waiter was extremely friendly!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
9 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service great food even better drinks

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best restaurant in the north end. The service, food and atmosphere is perfection. We had such a good meal we went back for dinner two days later. Angelica and Paolo were incredible and made our nights even better. We got the calamari, zucchini flowers, lobster raviolis, mushroom truffle raviolis, and seafood pasta. A true must go to.

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MaryM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2021
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience3

Food was great. A little disappointed that when we moved our table that it limited our menu selection without us knowing.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Trattoria is always a go to, never fails me. Outstanding experience every time

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KennyM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were running about ~30 minutes late and they still held our reservation. Food was delicious, drinks were refreshing, ambiance was relaxing. The service is also outstanding. We will return!

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TraciM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was fantastic. We went for my daughter's birthday, the staff was super friendly and attentive. The food was delicious. We will definitely go back again.

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vipElla
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Wonderful North End Italian experience...great food!

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vipMargaretP
New England
7 reviews
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

We got the Charcuterie board was good except the olives didn’t have any taste. The pasta and sauces was perfecto!

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Athinap411
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Food was great! Cute, cozy, more casual atmosphere. Service felt a little rushed but it was a super busy lunch service. Overall good experience. Would definitely go back!

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Jose
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The best Italian food I’ve ever had!! And I’m from NYC!!!

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SusanF
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always good!!!

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vipJustSteph
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I forgot to get our server's are. He was from the region of Catania. He was fabulous! The food was awesome. Thank you!

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Bhav
New England
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Good food, good ambience. We came an hr earlier than our reservation and they were able to accommodate us.

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JustinF
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Top notch!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best pasta I’ve ever had in my life! We got the pornini ravioli (the best pasta ever) the truffle was so subtle and none of the flavors were over powering. My friend got the ricotta ravioli which was also excellent! We split a bottle of Chianti that matched perfectly with our food. 10/10 experience

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ANNEK
New England
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

We had a delicious meal Friday! Everything was great. We were told there was an hour limit for the table (I thought it would be 90 minutes per the state regulations) but we were not rushed. It was really a good experience.

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DoreenC
New England
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

WOW - grilled seafood was AMAZING. Would go back just for that. Lasagna- best we have ever had. Drinks were delicious as well as appetizers - zucchini flowers, meatballs, charcuterie and the fave - mussels! We will definitely be back.

FAQs

Trattoria Il Panino is rated 4.7 stars by 3350 OpenTable diners.

Trattoria Il Panino does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://swipeit.com/product/355/bricco.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.