Wednesday, July 06, 2022

Scopa in Boston's North End Is Changing to Cafe Amaro

It looks like a North End restaurant is going through a rebranding.

According to a licensing board hearing page within the City of Boston website, Scopa on Hanover Street is seeking a name change to Cafe Amaro, with the beer, wine, and liqueur license apparently being part of the transfer. It isn't know what kinds of changes might be coming to the space, though it does look like it will be under the same ownership; as soon as we find out more, we will post an update here.

Scopa first opened in 2016, focusing mostly on pasta dishes, pizza, small plates, and wine.

The address for Scopa (and Cafe Amaro) is 319 Hanover Street, Boston, MA, 02113. The website for Cafe Amaro can be found at

[October 26 update: According to its website, Cafe Amaro is now open, with its menu focusing on brick oven pizza as well as a variety of amaro options (including flights).]

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

[A related post from our sister site (Boston's Hidden Restaurants): List of Restaurant Closings and Openings in the Boston Area]

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