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Picco

Pizza Place, Italian Restaurant, and Bar$$$$
South End, Boston
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  • Clo M.
    Clo Mtti2 weeks ago
    All is delicious but you have to try the calzone!
  • Clo M.
    Clo Mtti2 weeks ago
    Best calzone ever! And Ice cream and beers...try it!
  • Andrew P.
    Andrew PucciDecember 17, 2017
    You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Even the beer list has some really interesting options!
  • Alexandra S.
    Alexandra SherenDecember 14, 2017
    Stylish and such a great snack menu for wine..
  • Rémy B.
    Rémy BonnafféDecember 1, 2017
    Great down-to-earth place; food is amazing.
  • Charmi V.
    Charmi VijapuraOctober 15, 2017
    So yum! Pizza is so well cooked
  • Kleber P.
    Kleber PintoSeptember 25, 2017
    Great environment, friendly service and awesome pizza! Strongly recommended!
  • Jeffrey C.
    Jeffrey CurrierJuly 31, 2017
    Alsatian Pizza. Yup.
  • Jeffrey C.
    Jeffrey CurrierJuly 31, 2017
    Alsatian Pizza, yes.
  • Gabie K.
    Gabie KoreinMarch 23, 2017
    Pizza was overpriced and poor tasting. My favorite part of my meal was the free bread and my soda.
  • Elizabeth N.
    Elizabeth NagarajahMarch 20, 2017
    I love love their pizza. I tell all my friends about it. Order the margarita pizza with caramelized spinach
  • Randy G.
    Randy GoldbergFebruary 19, 2017
    The pizza is awesome. If you love fired pizza and I do this is a must go. The fresh mozzarella was perfectly melted and the crust was crispy :-)
  • Seema A.
    Seema AmbleFebruary 14, 2017
    great pizza, great ice cream (treat yourself to a sundae!)
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzOctober 7, 2016
    Original seasonal pizzas, safe space for some ice cream!!! You'll be very happy you did
  • Emily C.
    Emily ChalkoSeptember 19, 2016
    While the pizza is amazing and the crust perfectly charred, the homemade ice cream and desserts are not to be missed. Good value and atmosphere.
  • Claus S.
    Claus SixtSeptember 12, 2016
    Very good pizza and an amazing service. Our salad was a bit too salty, but the salat wasn't charged!!! Moreover we got extra basilic for our pizza. Best service, best pizza.
  • Adriana V.
    Adriana VasiniSeptember 4, 2016
    Very Good Pizza!! Nicely charred ! Try Margherita Pizza with Arugula on top!👍🏻
  • Bhavin G.
    Bhavin GandhiAugust 27, 2016
    Bruschetta, peach-corn-avocado salsa, pizza. Super delicious.
  • Aysu O.
    Aysu OzgurAugust 26, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Best pizza in Boston!
  • Sergio I.
    Sergio IacobucciAugust 10, 2016
    Calzone is great!
  • Gianna N.
    Gianna NebbiaJune 29, 2016
    Loved the Margherita pizza with added sausage 😍
  • Natalie G.
    Natalie GrimaJune 11, 2016
    Just be prepared to wait for a table.
  • Tainah M.
    Tainah M.May 29, 2016
    Order the Alasatian (but save room for their amazing homemade ice cream)!
  • Brianna C.
    Brianna CadalzoMay 26, 2016
    The Mushroom & Spring Onion pizza was incredible 😍😋 The best pizza I've had in Boston by far
  • Mikhail B.
    Mikhail BMay 5, 2016
    Try the mac and cheese. It is unassuming.
  • Anna B.
    Anna BishopFebruary 26, 2016
    Pizza and ice cream were delicious
  • Adam S.
    Adam SigelAugust 18, 2015
    You deserve the Alsatian. You're a good person.
  • David M.
    David MinkinAugust 11, 2015
    Very good pizza. For you New Yorkers it reminded me of Lombardi's.
  • Tom U.
    Tom UytterhoevenJuly 31, 2015
    You better reserve a spot here well ahead.. walking in usually means about a hour wait when you didn't reserve a spot :)
  • Casey H.
    Casey HoganJuly 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Ice cream. Do it. So good.
  • Louisa R.
    Louisa RigaliJuly 20, 2015
    The Alsatian pizza was unbelievable, and I also had an arugula salad, which was a perfect starter. The malt chip ice cream was unique and delicious!
  • Adam P.
    Adam PutinskiJune 20, 2015
    Fantastic pizza and very friendly staff.
  • Urs B.
    Urs BühlmannJune 12, 2015
    Best pizza in town? Poor Boston. The guys never have seen nor tasted a real italian pizza! It's just a veggie pie they bake, far away from a pizza. Also it's so loud in there that you get dizzy!
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SMay 16, 2015
    That was a great pizza, both dough and toppings were delicious. Ice cream was a sweet ending.
  • Claudio
    ClaudioApril 20, 2015
    The pizza definitely is the best of Boston! The service is so friendly and the food is amazing; had the Mac n cheese and it was delicious 😋
  • Daniel B.
    Daniel BartoliniApril 8, 2015
    Calzones. Win.
  • Duygu İ.
    Duygu İnceözMarch 15, 2015
    Pizza is thick but good, they ran out of mushrooms on a Saturday night which was ridiculous.
  • Emrecan D.
    Emrecan DMarch 9, 2015
    Probably the best pizza in town!
  • christopher r.
    christopher rFebruary 25, 2015
    The spinach, broccoli, and mushroom is delicious. Recommended.
  • Reemz
    ReemzJanuary 22, 2015
    Great pizza
  • Jessica F.
    Jessica FerronDecember 30, 2014
    The Alsace pizza is amazing!
  • Chris D.
    Chris DignesDecember 24, 2014
    Honestly, the gingerbread is the best I've ever had. Fully expected a hard toast fit to build a house with, got the perfect blend of crust and borderline brownie with just enough ginger
  • Jessica
    JessicaDecember 14, 2014
    Great casual date night spot.
  • Nathan W.
    Nathan WenzelDecember 13, 2014
    Best beer, pizza, and ice cream place in town.
  • Alexandra M.
    Alexandra MotternNovember 20, 2014
    everything is great. pizza, calzone, ice cream, brownie, beer, cider....
  • Kristin S.
    Kristin SedgeNovember 16, 2014
    Cozy spot for good Pizza with Interesting toppings and wine!
  • Eric B.
    Eric BarkerNovember 8, 2014
    Fucking eat pizza here.
  • Michael L.
    Michael LefebvreOctober 31, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    The bar & wait staff is second to none. Amazing rotation of beers and not one bad item on the menu. Enchilada might be best in Boston
  • Janet H.
    Janet HOctober 19, 2014
    Check in on Yelp and get free ice cream!
  • Sushama K.
    Sushama K SOctober 18, 2014
    We had Brussels pizza n pumpkin ravioli and both were very good! Icecream are yummmmmm
  • Patricia
    PatriciaOctober 15, 2014
    The homemade ginger ice cream is a refreshing post-pizza dessert.
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzOctober 10, 2014
    If you cannot pick between two of their pizzas, get one that's half and half. I suggest the Alsatian one, it's great!
  • Sebastián B.
    Sebastián Behar PiqueroSeptember 13, 2014
    Good service, poor pizza! 🍕
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithSeptember 12, 2014
    The root beer float is HUGE and delicious; they use Virgil's Original Root Beer and delicious vanilla ice cream. Order one to start or finish (they also offer an adult version with lambic).
  • Clare B.
    Clare BernardSeptember 7, 2014
    The fig, bacon and Gorgonzola pizza is amazing!
  • Francois T.
    Francois ThieuwAugust 30, 2014
    Excellent food and atmosphere
  • Francois T.
    Francois ThieuwAugust 30, 2014
    Pizza are excellent
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedAugust 22, 2014
    Todd Winer, chef of Met Back Bay, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Alsatian pizza. Read more
  • Gregg C.
    Gregg ChappellAugust 13, 2014
    Pizza and service is as good as it gets.
  • Brandon B.
    Brandon BettencourtAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Left hand milk stout shake
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CameronAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Their raviolis are surprisingly yummy for a pizza place, definitely recommended!
  • Epicurious
    EpicuriousAugust 3, 2014
    The pies come out of a Wood Stone gas-fired oven, and they're left in until they blister and char just the right amount. Read more
  • Brigitte A.
    Brigitte A.July 29, 2014
    Absolute best pizza in Boston! The ingredients are amazing.
  • Erin D.
    Erin DJuly 29, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best restaurant in Boston for the price. Amazing Caesar, great mac&cheese, even better ice cream!
  • Jimmy C.
    Jimmy ChaoJuly 17, 2014
    Can't go wrong with the fig,bacon and gorgonzola. But you can do half/half if you can't decide on one.
  • Derrick T.
    Derrick TamJuly 1, 2014
    Alsatia pizza is the best, homemade ice cream a must!
  • Brent G.
    Brent GilmoreMay 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Cinnamon ice cream. GO!
  • S M.
    S MApril 15, 2014
    Was very busy tonight (an ordinary Monday) with a 25 minute wait for a table - I advise a reservation!
  • Diana R.
    Diana RodApril 9, 2014
    Dark-Chocolate Brownie Masterpiece
  • Mishy K.
    Mishy KApril 5, 2014
    Try a pizza with White anchovies and roasted red peppers. Don't forget their ice cream. So good!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LefebvreMarch 8, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    Half alsatian half whatever you're craving. .. always
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMarch 7, 2014
    The pizzas are cooked well done at this adorable South End spot. Try the grilled cheese sandwich with crucolo and mornay, too.
  • Butch
    ButchMarch 4, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the chili. #shortrib #porkbelly
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SteyerFebruary 4, 2014
    Alsatian pizza is delicious! Great service but get there early bc there will be a wait
  • CollegeFashionista
    CollegeFashionistaJanuary 14, 2014
    Picco has a simple menu but the brick-oven crust on the Margherita pizza is absolutely delicious!
  • Daniel Glen M.
    Daniel Glen MartinNovember 17, 2013
    Great pizza. A few to many children.
  • angelique a.
    angelique asdourianNovember 10, 2013
    Rude service
  • Frances B.
    Frances BerrimanSeptember 17, 2013
    Very good mac'n'cheese
  • Scott Z.
    Scott ZakrajsekSeptember 10, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Add their fresh made ricotta to any pizza (I do the Neapolitan). Thank me later.
  • Elaine M.
    Elaine Mei-KuangAugust 22, 2013
    Very light corn ravioli
  • Trent R.
    Trent RipperAugust 22, 2013
    Spaghetti was great. Serving was just the right size. Also had a cider. Delicious meal and served by a lovely waiter.
  • Marybeth C.
    Marybeth CelorierAugust 20, 2013
    It was outstanding! I will be back. Alsatian pizza and Pepperoni pizza were equally terrific. Must have the ice cream treats!
  • Paull Y.
    Paull YoungAugust 20, 2013
    Before you eat the Alsatian pizza, Google Alsatian
  • Emily Y.
    Emily YoungAugust 16, 2013
    Dark chocolate ice cream was too rich
  • Denis B.
    Denis BelangerAugust 11, 2013
    Kid Friendly
  • M. G. S.
    M. G. StellaAugust 7, 2013
    Ryan was a great server. He kindly suggested the broccoli rabe and sausage pizza and it was fantastic! Thanks
  • Yannou P.
    Yannou ParisAugust 2, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Delicious tomato bruschetta starter and very good pizza!
  • Brent G.
    Brent GilmoreJuly 14, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Cinnamon ice cream - do it.
  • Shira S.
    Shira SternbergJuly 7, 2013
    Delicious!!!! Broccoli rabe and sausage pizza is a favorite !
  • Clinton N.
    Clinton N.June 17, 2013
    Try their Alsatian pizza! Their homemade honey ice cream is also killer. Definitely make room for dessert.
  • Joseph S.
    Joseph SchwendtMay 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Kick ass beers on tap!
  • Joanna H.
    Joanna HuangApril 26, 2013
    Can't decide between two pizzas? Get half and half!
  • Jenny M.
    Jenny MackintoshApril 8, 2013
    Charred, chewy crust and some classic and unusual topping combos await you here. Try the Alsatian (bacon, onions, gruyere and garlic), and save some room for their ice cream if you can.
  • Mrs. P.
    Mrs. PetteeApril 4, 2013
    The tacos were amazingggg!
  • Steve G.
    Steve GogolakMarch 15, 2013
    Great bartenders. Pasta was unexpectedly delicious.
  • Jess C.
    Jess ChasinJanuary 29, 2013
    Known for their pizza, but the chili was a tasty surprise!
  • Kristin B.
    Kristin BedardJanuary 19, 2013
    Love this place! Great for a business lunch, or lunch/dinner with friends. Shared three apps with a friend for lunch and they were delicious.
  • Robert Z.
    Robert ZDecember 30, 2012
    The Alsatian Pizza is out of this world!
  • Julia D.
    Julia DeJosephSeptember 2, 2012
    Pizza, craft beer, homemade ice cream. Living the dream.
  • Taylor A.
    Taylor AldredgeAugust 22, 2012
    This has to be some of the best pizza I've had in Boston and throughout my entire quarter century of life.
  • Brian C.
    Brian CantwellAugust 17, 2012
    Alsatian pizza is the business.
  • Margot B.
    Margot BloomsteinAugust 15, 2012
    Avery on tap? Outside of Colorado? Don't pass this up!
  • Joshua S.
    Joshua SommerfeldJuly 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the red-pepper-arugula-goat-cheese-pizza, and PB chip ice cream for desert. Truly the most delicious things on the planet.
  • John W.
    John WiesemannMay 31, 2012
    They have the best ice cream in Boston!
  • Brodie R.
    Brodie RichApril 23, 2012
    Surprisingly robust beer list.
  • Mark C.
    Mark CoffeyMarch 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the ice cream sampler
  • Jon D.
    Jon DMarch 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I swear the margarita pizza with extra cheese, roasted peppers and caramelized onions is one of the best in Boston, so get that.
  • AskMen
    AskMenFebruary 24, 2012
    It's predictably classier than your average man food cave and kind of charming with its bustling Italian bistro vibe. Read more
  • John M.
    John M.February 23, 2012
    Homemade ice cream. Put a little bit of salt on the caramel swirl.
  • John M.
    John M.February 23, 2012
    Get the Alsatian pizza. Ridiculously good.
  • Angelos N.
    Angelos NJanuary 30, 2012
    One of my favorite restaurants. Small portions that leave room for their amazing desserts in the end. Amazing pizza.
  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 12, 2012
    A regular on Boston pizza A-lists, Picco boasts some of the best value in the South End. Eat the pizza, salad, and/or in-house ice cream and you'll desire no better. [Eater 38 Member]
  • chris h.
    chris haddadJanuary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    What's good? Everything! But I have a soft spot for the Alsatian, and whatever the strongest beer on the rotating menu happens to be.
  • Lindsay S.
    Lindsay SheldonNovember 30, 2011
    0 )26ee:-) sp
  • Media Armor
    Media ArmorOctober 2, 2011
    Try the homemade cinnamon ice cream. It's amazing.
  • Nathan P.
    Nathan P.September 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Always a very solid selection of beers on tap. It's hard to fit pizza, ice cream and beer into a single meal, but it's doable, I promise.
  • Gifted B.
    Gifted BostonSeptember 6, 2011
    This is my go to in the South End. Feels upscale without the upscale price. Customer service is always fantastic & their pizza is one word-yum. Save room for (my fave-black raspberry) ice cream!
  • Joe S.
    Joe SSeptember 1, 2011
    Best. Ice cream. Ever.
  • Nicholas Adam O.
    Nicholas Adam OwensAugust 26, 2011
    The "Alsatian" + Sauvignon Blanc = :O
  • Jeffrey A.
    Jeffrey AAugust 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Skip the ravioli
  • Untappd
    UntappdAugust 20, 2011
    A nicely kept secret in the South End. Killer pizza, amazing ice cream and a solid beer list (8 taps and a good bottle list) makes this place a great stop for a craft beer enthusiast.
  • Nathan P.
    Nathan P.August 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Peanut Butter Ice Cream is amazing.
  • Alexandra L.
    Alexandra LaurinAugust 8, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Small roasted vegetable pizza w/ homemade ricotta AND homemade italian sausage. Ultimate Win :) Read more
  • Nicole T.
    Nicole TrudeauAugust 1, 2011
    Love the l'Ecole no 41 Semillon wine
  • John H.
    John HaydonJuly 20, 2011
    If you live nearby and have kids, check out the Community Music Center - http://cmcb.org
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenJuly 9, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the fish tacos — they're usually on the Specials menu
  • Steven S.
    Steven SchmittJuly 5, 2011
    They don't accept American Express.
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenJune 23, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Get the Sorachi Ale from Brooklyn Brewery when they have it!
  • Vernon C.
    Vernon CheungMay 9, 2011
    i had a 1/2 Alsatian 1/2 salami and cherry pepper, both of which were amazing. the latter was a special though, so idk if you'll get a chance to try it. also, the dark chocolate ice cream is AMAZING
  • Shani S.
    Shani ScheimanApril 28, 2011
    Horrible snooty service, but the ice cream is worth it. Grab a scoop of caramel swirl to go!
  • Jables M.
    Jables MApril 23, 2011
    Xlerator in the restroom, solid.
  • Omar J.
    Omar J. PetersApril 11, 2011
    Get the Mojo Ridin'.10% alc content!
  • Tany M.
    Tany MonteiroMarch 20, 2011
    Best pizza I ever ate. Such a beautiful place with delicious food for a reasonable price. Can you ask for more? I had a wonderful time having lunch there and if you can, don't think twice about it!
  • Kris B.
    Kris ButlerFebruary 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Mac + cheese plus braised short rib= oh my. Eat with Victory's Yakima Glory black IPA
  • TJ L.
    TJ LeonardFebruary 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Best. Draught. Beers.
  • CityRover M.
    CityRover MediaJanuary 5, 2011
    Chow down on the Alsatian pizza, Picco’s answer to a French tarte flambé, combines sauteed onions, shallots, garlic, creme fraiche, bacon, and Gruyere cheese. Read more
  • Tarah H.
    Tarah HDecember 22, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    If you're in the South End on the weekend but don't want to wait forever for a good meal, skip all the hyper-trendy restaurants and head to Picco
  • Gabriella Z.
    Gabriella ZanengoDecember 13, 2010
    Get the grilled cheese!! It's the best
  • Boston.com
    Boston.comOctober 28, 2010
    The MBTA deal is apparently no longer valid, according to our server.
  • GourmetLive
    GourmetLiveOctober 18, 2010
    Stop in for a cone to go, but it’s Picco’s plated and alcohol-laced ice cream offerings that shine. For the full experience, snag a seat at The soda fountain/bar and order the Toasted Ginger.
  • Kristin D.
    Kristin DunayOctober 8, 2010
    Yum! Pumkin ravioli and pumpkin ice cream!!
  • skyle
    skyleSeptember 26, 2010
    Cow tipper frappé is the thing. Milk stout beer blended with vanilla ice cream. What? Oh you've got some milk on your upper lip dear.
  • Ty A.
    Ty AchillesSeptember 10, 2010
    The calzones look amazing, but I ordered the linguine with meatballs. The sauce is really good and has a lot of zest, but the meatballs were so so. You can't go wrong with their home-made ice cream!
  • J. D.
    J. De VitoSeptember 5, 2010
    Homemade ice cream. Enough said.
  • Amanda V.
    Amanda VoodreAugust 12, 2010
    Get the Neapolitan pizza and be sure to save room for ice cream... esp if they have Coconut Chip on the menu!
  • Boston.com
    Boston.comJuly 19, 2010
    If it's pizza and ice cream you crave, look no further than the Pizza and Ice Cream Company, or Picco for short. Read more
  • Kristen F.
    Kristen FritzJuly 16, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    pb swirl ice cream and pizza with homemade meatballs = YUMMM!!
  • shana
    shanaJuly 11, 2010
    Gingerbread dessert w/ vanilla or ginger ice cream was tasty. Warm gingerbread w/ a crunchy crust w/ raspberry sauce. Yummmm!
  • Danielle W.
    Danielle WuschkeJuly 7, 2010
    Had the special mushroom pizza.. TO DIE FOR.. follow up by a Vanilla Frappe... most delicious lunch I could imagine. Love PICCO!
  • Clair W.
    Clair WyantJuly 3, 2010
    Very good ice cream... especially for a pizza place.
  • Kathy P.
    Kathy PalmerJune 26, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Fish tacos, 3 of them, great deal. That and a cold IPA = happiness!
  • Brian
    BrianJune 20, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The straight-up Margherita is fantastic -- my favorite pizza in Boston. Picco also has a tendency to have great beers on draft (e.g., Dogfish 90 min IPA is on tap now). Also... homemade ice cream.
  • Ben G.
    Ben GrossmanMay 2, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    One of my favorite Boston restaurants--in the lovely South End, stop by, enjoy amazing bruschetta, pizza, and pasta/meatballs. MAKE SURE TO SAVE ROOM FOR HOMEMADE ICE CREAM! Read more
  • Sage K.
    Sage KDecember 13, 2009
    The grilled cheese is gooey wonderful with delicious, perfectly grilled bread. A good add-on: carmelized onion. Dark chocolate ice cream is rich, sour, a mouth shocker (good).
  • William T.
    William TollAugust 26, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    try the Alsatian it's great. if you think it will be too rich make it 1/2 with neopolitan
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenAugust 4, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    The pizzas and ice cream here are both fantastic! Try the peanut butter (when they have it)!
  • skyle
    skyleJuly 27, 2009
    now open tip. 1am on Fri &Sat
  • William T.
    William TollJuly 17, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    try 1/2 Alsatian and margareta
  • William T.
    William TollJuly 15, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Best Pizza in Boston so far. Go for 1/2 of ALSATIAN Pizza.
  • Nils B.
    Nils BuurmanAugust 25, 2016
    Lebhaft, typisch Amerikanisch nette Kellner. Leckere Pizza! Empfehle die Pizza nicht "well done" zu bestellen. Die großen Kanten sind dann ziemlich schwarz. Ob mans mag oder nicht, Geschmacksache.
  • Majed
    MajedApril 3, 2016
    المرجريتة خطيرة
  • Laura
    LauraMay 19, 2015
    Deliciosa pizza vegetsriana
  • Brkgny
    BrkgnyMarch 24, 2015
    Margharita pizza çok lezzetli. Tarzları pizzayı iyi pişmiş sunuyorlar ama lezzeti çok iyi
  • Feras H.
    Feras H.August 28, 2014
    Amazing😍👌
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