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Canestaro Restaurant & Pizzeria

(617) 266-8997

16 Peterborough Street, (off The Beginning Of Park Drive)
, Boston, MA 02215

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Dining Specials

Contemporary, French, Italian, Candy/Dessert Shop
5  out of 5 stars
5|Visiting from Cleveland. Had to eat there two nights in a row. One of the absolute best dining e...
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Italian, Mediterranean, Casual/Family, Banquet/Party Room
5  out of 5 stars
5|wow, amazing is the only word. the best service i have ever had in my life, and unbelievable food...

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Restaurant Description

Canestaro Restaurant is a wonderful experience. If you want to try someplace new and local (16 Peterborough Street in the Fenway neighborhood), then check out this old favorite, because the food at Canestaro is very good. The dishes add a bit of the owner's own signature touch to old favorites. Each course is timed perfectly to arrive with just enough time in-between. Here you can enjoy a leisurely meal, without feeling rushed or waiting for the next course to arrive. The service is exceptional. The waitress makes you feel like you are old friends. The staff offers the right amount of suggestions and descriptions of the entrees. And the waitress checks back to make sure that everything is OK, without the slightest bit of our feeling like she is hovering. While the restaurant is often busy, your waitress makes you feel like you are her most important table. There are exceptional values for wines, shared appetizers, entrees and desserts. Portion sizes are quite generous at Canestaro. You will definitely visit this Fenway gem again and recommend it to others.

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