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Feb 19, 2012 11:10 AM

Best Traditional North End Food for Families

Plus reasonably priced and - asking for too much now - can make reservations tonight.

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  1. Lo Conte's on Salem street. Call for reservations or drop in. The north end in general will not be too busy tonight.

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    1. re: libertywharf

      I'm not so sure about that. It seems very busy in town this weekend. I picked visitors up at the Back Bay train station and they reported a SRO local Amtrak from CT. Lunch an Picco was packed. This is vacation week and lots people are probably coming to Boston since the skiing is not good.

      1. re: Gabatta

        Artu fits the bill. The North End was a zoo last night. It will be busy again tonight due to the warm weather and the holiday.

        1. re: KevinJF

          A perfect formula to avoid the north end, good weather, a holiday week-end and parking nightmares. I'd opt for Eastie, Rino's, Javelli's or Winthrop, De Parma or Roselli's instead.

        2. re: Gabatta

          Forgot tomorrow is a holiday. Ok, then for sure make reservations. But if you don't, Salem street is usually less busy and lo Conte's fits the traditional request and you should get seated without a reservation

      2. Pagliuca's on Parmenter street is by far my all time North End go to, great food, great service.

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        1. re: Kcjones106

          I also like Pagliucas but Mother Anna's is one of my favorite "red sauce" type places.