Best Pasta in Boston


Centre Street Café

Jamaica Plain

Executive chef Brian Rae credits his pasta-making prowess to his Italian family, not to mention one Jody Adams, of Rialto fame. That expertise shows in every al dente ribbon of…Read More

2015 Best Pasta



The pappardelle with wild boar? The tagliatelle with fresh porcini? At Giulia, it’s hard to know which pasta to try. Which is why our MO is to skip the rest...Read More

1998 Best Pasta

Capone Foods


Italian on demand: Stuff the freezer with an assortment of Capone’s gnocchi, ravioli, and tortellini, and toss in a couple of containers of vivid pesto and cardiac-crisis Alfredo sauce. Guaranteed,...Read More

1997 Best Pasta



This Italian specialty shop routinely stocks the finest and freshest selection of fresh pasta. Four or five daily flavors can be cut to order, and the freezer cases hold homemade...Read More

1996 Best Pasta, Cut-to-Order

Pasta Del Palato


The pasta is terrific, made with pure ingredients like whole eggs and extra fancy durum flour, rolled (not extruded), then cut into angel hair, linguine, fettuccine, or tagliatelle. We like...Read More

1996 Best Pasta, Ravioli



The standard cheese, spinach, and fresh basil ravioli are all excellent. But we favor those special flavors like porcini mushroom and artichoke-mascarpone...Read More

1995 Best Pasta

Bella Ravioli


On the day of Christmas Eve the line stretches out the door for Michael and Robert DePasquale’s ravioli—and every other customer is from the North End...Read More

1994 Best Pasta, Fresh

Capone Foods


When it comes to pasta, Capone is the champ. Our favorite is lemon, but we wouldn’t turn up our nose at wild mushroom, curry, or saffron to name just a...Read More

1993 Best Pasta



This tiny strip-mall restaurant beats the stuffing out of anyone else’s pasta. The quail ravioli is sensational...Read More

1983 Best Pasta



Supplants last year’s winner, Romagnoli’s Table...Read More

1983 Best Pasta, Bouillabaisse

Another Season


A New England version, of course, using local fish and plenty of saffron...Read More

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