Gennaro's 5 North Square

$ $ $
5 North Sq (at Prince St.)
Boston, MA 02113
(617) 720-1050
11:30am - 10:00pm
11:30am - 10:00pm
11:30am - 10:00pm
11:30am - 10:00pm
11:30am - 10:30pm
11:30am - 10:30pm
11:30am - 10:00pm



  • Italian-born master chef Marisa Iocco (of Mare) now works there and you have to try some of the small plates of pasta (perfectly al dente)- like the vegan raviolotti, or chittara amatriciana.
  • I love the manager Miguel <3
  • It is great. I'd you are looking for a casual lunch spot on the freedom trail with reasonably priced food that feels authentic.
  • Must try the veal Marsala meatballs!
  • Make a reservation on open table.
  • Took 45 minutes to get our food at lunch
  • Food is amazing Wait staff is awesome. Ask for Tommy! He's great!!
  • Veal Milanese and cannoli!!!!
  • Fantastic!
  • Not overly thrilled with the restaurant enviorment, however the Mac n cheese was amazing
  • This has been a favorite since won a gift certificate. Charles Laquidera gave it WBCN back in the 80's. They used to pick you up in a limousine. The little table in the corner used to be #21.
  • Un excellent reste typiquement italien. Les gnochis et la lasagnes a se rouler par terre! Parfait pour un souper romantique en amoureux.
  • This restaurant was a pleasant choice. Arrived after lunch rush and service was still a bit slow. The food was however, better than average- even the glutten free penne pasta dish I had!
  • The calamari is very fresh, grilled with potatoes and string beans - delicious! Had baked hake fish over mixed vegetables with prosciutto on top that was to die for. Our server, Ghent, was wonderful.
  • Don't waste your time! Taste like chef boyardee.. So disappointed.
  • Fresh made pasta, easily accommodating kids, wonderful service. Try the meatballs.
  • Great capresse and montepulciano
  • Owner is so nice! Met the chef too! Straight from Italy!
  • Sausage and polenta, pork chops with potatoes and vinegar peppers, veal parmigiano, and Sunday gravy." Sounds a lot more fulfilling to the palate than some red sauce on a pile of melted cheese.
  • Sit on the second floor near a window, the view is scenic

Nearby places

300 Hanover St (btwn Parmenter & Prince St)
263 Hanover St (btwn Cross & Richmond)
19 North Sq (at Moon St.)