Review of Sportello in Boston

Cute Modern Italian Restaurant at Boston’s Waterfront

My biggest weakness is Italian cuisine and that is why I always end up picking Italian restaurant for Valentine’s Day. Sportello is located at the Waterfront area of Boston, which seems like a newly developed district and wasn’t packed with weekend crowds at all.

The restaurant is painted all in white with tables lining up in squares and surrounding the kitchen. I like its modern decor and the manager quickly sat us down. I have heard they home-make all their pasta and bread so I know pasta is something we definitely have to try. We ordered the Warm Winter Salad to start and for entree we got Orecchiette lamb Ragout and Tagliatelle Bolognese.

I think the highlight of the dinner probably is the Orecchiette; the flavor is explosive and the pasta really is amazing. Tagliatelle however, is blend comparatively. I had a good time here nonetheless but I do think their pasta is a little pricey. It is definitely a cute place to bring your date.

Pear and Butter Spread

Winter Warm Salad

Tagliatelle Bolognese

Oriecchette Lamb


About Athena Chang

Love traveling, dining, and cooking. Digital marketing professional by day, globe-trotting foodie at heart.
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