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Takeout Italian/pizza in North End or near Harbor Towers

beanodc Feb 24, 2011 03:30 PM

Any recommendations in this area? Any help is appreciated. I forgot to add great tasting is a requirement. Will order in advance if necessary.

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    scotty27 Feb 25, 2011 06:53 AM

    Galleria Umberto x 10. If it's at night: Haymarket. I went to Regina's recently; love the "atmosphere," but the pizza was pretty grim.


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    1. re: scotty27
      phatchris Feb 25, 2011 07:35 AM

      Haymarket for cheep but the quality kinda sucks.

      Blackstone St, Boston, MA

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        Pegmeister Feb 25, 2011 08:26 AM

        I always liked the Haymarket pizza although it may have been the novelty of bringing it into the old Pete's Pub (current Durty Nellies). Haven't done that in a few years. The Waterfront is generally my first choice, but I liked the pizza at Beneventos as well, just wish they had a larger bar with seats further away from the heat of the ovens.

        Pete's Pub
        108 Blackstone St, Boston, MA 02109

        Blackstone St, Boston, MA

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      phatchris Feb 25, 2011 05:07 AM

      Waterfront Cafe
      Golden Goose

      Haven't tried it but at Rowes Wharf there is Pasta Beach.

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        bostondiner Feb 25, 2011 05:11 AM

        Umbertos if you are looking at lunchtime... it is the sicilian square kind and is yummy! While you are there pick up some arancini or a panzarotti as well.

        Otherwise, I'll second the Regina. I absolutely love their pizza.

        If you are looking for a place with lots of different topping options, try Ernestos. I think my favorite is the eggplant and riccota. You can buy it by the slice.

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        pasuga Feb 24, 2011 04:37 PM

        If you do go with Regina's I'd advise looking at their menu online, and calling just as you leave the Towers. They are usually very busy and the place is small, so you might find yourself standing around outside for 20 minutes or so. I love their pizza - generally held to be #1 or 2 in Boston. No advice on their crispy crust, never tried it.

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          FeastNut2008 Feb 24, 2011 04:00 PM

          In the North End, you can go to the Pizzeria Regina - make sure to order the pizza crispy. Another option is Ducali, although I am not sure if they do take out.

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