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Welcome to Antico Forno!

Top Ten Italian Restaurants Around the World:

9. Antico Forno Boston, MA

Antico Forno is billed as “The Most Authentic Italian Restaurant,” and we’re hard pressed to argue. This mainstay in Boston’s North End manages a cozy mom-and-pop atmosphere with 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 brick-oven pizzas piled high with house-made Italian sausages and mozzarella ... read more

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About Antico Forno

Most everything is cooked in a burning brick oven, as our restaurant's name implies (antico forno means "old oven"). The salsiccia e broccoletti pizza is a marvel of fresh dough, bitter broccoli rabe, homemade sausage and buffalo mozzarella. And we're not kidding about the brick-oven thing; lamb, chicken dishes, even the mashed potatoes, have that caramelized, crispy crust that comes from searing with intense heat... Read more

Support Diabetes

We are proud supporters of the Joslin Diabetes Center and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
This cause is very near and dear to our owner's heart! Carla Agrippino-Gomes has been committed to both these organizations since her son David was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes on his 1st birthday. It is her way of "thanking" the institution for taking incredible care of her son over the last 24 years... Read more

Online Reservations and Gifts

Powered by OpenTable Online Reservations are free and confirmed instantly. For large parties , please call us at 617-723-6733 . 
 Antico Forno has also partnered with OpenTable to allow its customers to send instant, secure Online Gift Certificates to their friends and family.


"The wood-burning brick oven at Antico Forno continues to work culinary wonders, adding it's touch of fire and flavor to everything from hand-made pizza's, to wood-grilled swordfish, and oven roasted chicken!"

"A well-prepared selection of rustic dishes: brick-oven pizzas, roasted vegetables, entrees in terra cotta pots, and good bread and olives. Good place for a date and a bottle of red. " Read more

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We are proud supporters of the Joslin Diabetes Center and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Twenty-four-year-old David Gomes was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on his 1st birthday. A week or two earlier, his parents, Carla and Ronald Gomes, MD, knew something was not right and took him to his pediatrician, but no diagnosis was made...