Food & Drink

Neighborhoods: South End

2015 Winner: Coppa

While the South End is recovering nicely from a recession-driven lull in its restaurant scene, Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer’s small corner Italian joint continues to deliver great neighborhood value. Simple small plates like superb meatballs, Biss’s great skill with charcuterie, delectable pizzas, interesting offal dishes (pig bones and tails, anyone?), pastas in densely flavored sauces, a solid wine and cordials program and a sunny patio on a quiet avenue help explain why Coppa remains reliably and deservedly packed. 


253 Shawmut Ave., Boston • (617) 391-0902

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