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Gran Gusto

4.6
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821 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
At Gran Gusto, we pride ourselves on the best quality for a great price.

We are a completely in-house production, starting with fresh, basic ingrediants in order to create homemade bread to desert.

Over 80% of our products come from Italy one time a week such as, olive oil, flour, truffles, specialty cheeses, bufala mozzarella for the Neopolotan-style pizza, ice cream and etc.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 821 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.4
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4.4
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very welcoming. Staff was really sweet. Food was on point!!

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Rachael
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, service, and ambiance. And the prices are half of what you pay downtown.

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vipAnnaB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Second time at Gran Gusto and it didn’t disappoint. The ceci appetizer and truffle pizza were amazing, as was the pasta- cooked perfectly al dente. The owner stopped by to say hello and the waitstaff was very friendly - a great night out for the family. This is our new favorite Italian restaurant in the Boston area!

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vipCeciliaS
New England
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love love love Gran Gusto

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The owner and the staff care for their guests in a warm but unobtrusive fashion. The food is always exceptional and true to its Neapolitan heritage. This is a neighborhood gem tucked away in a quiet part of North Cambridge and worth every moment and morsel!

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HappyReopening
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite place in the neighborhood - so nice to have a meal out again!

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vipAnnaB
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals we have had outside of Italy - puts the North End to shame! The owner was very friendly and passionate about the food, everything was fresh and delicious - a great meal and experience. The al fresco dining was perfectly set up for a great night out. Can’t wait to go back and try more of the menu.

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JohnC
New England
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reopening the restaurant after months of only serving take-out. Everyone was on edge. Joy and happiness. It was evident in the food and the smiles behind the masks.

We all feel welcome back.

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vipStefaniaG
New England
22 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad Grangusto reopened!!! We missed you guys!!!! The new ceci appetizer is to die for, and the pizza is always the best

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smdoucette
New England
7 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great price point. Loved the portion size (not too big, not too small). The braised short rib was outstanding!

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vipDogsMa
New England
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible on every way. You’re missing out of you don’t go

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GladysS
New England
7 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent we had a real nice red wine as well

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Best Italian family restaurant in Cambridge.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tutto ottimo e il servizio era perfetto!

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Antani
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great wine selection. Nice Italian atmosphere, nice to have to owner hanging around all night

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vippstraith
New England
10 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

good food at a good price in pleasant circumstances

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service both amazing. Felt like we were in a hole in the wall restaurant off one of the side streets in Rome. Food was outstanding! Will definitely go back.

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vipJojo
New England
58 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The people make this place, helpful, pleasant and fun!

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vipMonica
New England
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved everything about this authentic Italian experience.

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Megan
New England
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The restaurant is very cute and cozy for a romantic date night, but the food was disappointingly mediocre. The bottle of wine we got was too expensive for the quality ($45). The homemade pastas were very tasty but the seafood in it was not great quality. Overall I would give 3.5 stars.

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JohnjackIV
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Went on a busy Valentine’s Day night. Tables were very beautiful with red roses. Server was clearly rushing us to order and trying to flip tables as fast as possible which was very annoying. He was quite rude. Bread was plain and bland. Caesar’s salad was flavorless. Pasta dishes were okay but expensive for what they were. Overall a disappointment for a place I was excited to explore.

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AlexE
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fantastic dining experience in every way. It really feels like you walked into a restaurant in Italy, and the food perfectly reflects that ambiance.

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JanM
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food, service and wine are exemplary . Love to be there whenever I can afford to !

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vipFoodEnthusiast
New England
13 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gran Gusto is a very comfortable place to join friends for dinner. Food and service are great!

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RichardE
New England
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always. Some of the best Italian food in the Boston area at this hidden gem.

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JeanineB
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I need gluten free food, and was very happy with my choice of risotto. Server was very comfortable and knowledgeable about my request.
On a Sunday evening, it was busy!! But quiet and great for conversation...
I am looking forward to returning soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience2

I would not recommend this restaurant nor will I ever go back. They basically ignored us- didn’t tell us the specials, didn’t get us water and were rude.

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MLeeC
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Menu was well varied, yet concise. The service was attentive without hovering. it had been a few years since our last visit but we all enjoyed it immensely. We will be sure to return!

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vipStefaniaG
New England
22 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just amazing!!! The pizza is by far the best in the Boston area!

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vipFoodeater
New England
4 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food always! And gluten free pasta!

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vipMarkitt
New England
20 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very pleased by the food quality, price, value and wine list! Would definitely return to this neighborhood gem.

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vipSamF
New England
8 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great and reasonably priced for the area. Service was prompt and friendly. Not too crowded on a Sunday night. Highly recommend!

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RebeccaW
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to Gran Gusto dozens of times with young and old diners in my party. The food is delicious and the staff is warm and welcoming. I highly recommend Grand Gusto!

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vipBaines
New England
53 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Solid Italian food at reasonable prices. Neighborhood gem

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BharathN
New England
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We ordered two vegetarian pizzas. The crust was very well cooked, the toppings were also nice.
We also really enjoyed the Tiramisu that we ordered. The coffee was average.

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vipScottB
New England
14 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We'll definitely be back. Everything was delicious, and service was friendly and professional. Great casual dining choice.

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PeterD
New England
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best authentic Italian food around

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Wizard
New England
14 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Very good Italian restaurant. Nice range of dishes. Good wine selection. Great to have in the neighborhood.

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Dilaar
Cleveland
16 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

The staff was reasonably attentive; bar tender was not present so mixed drinks were not an option.
Main pasta course was superb however the appetizer calamari grilled was ordered but we got fried which was a wee bit over fried so kind of chewy.

Dessert was a chocolate cake with ice cream which was good

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Littleton
New England
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Service was terrible. Rude attitude and inattentive. Food was delicious however.

FAQs

Gran Gusto offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 441-0400.

Gran Gusto is rated 4.6 stars by 821 OpenTable diners.

You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.