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North End

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North End
As featured in 3 Days in Boston and 8 other guides
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Address: Boston, MA 02109
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...

This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.

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North End Pizza Tour
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My preferred coffee place have the Italian espresso the tiramisu at modern pastry or mike pastry,la stregha ristorante

My espresso there is no other place to remind me the coffee that I love macchiato ,pastry shops and water view not far away from Boston harbor .

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My espresso there is no other place to remind me the coffee that I love macchiato ,pastry shops and water view not far away from Boston harbor .

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Delicious Italian food! Highly recommend! Very mom & pop and all restaurants I am sure would be great! So many to choose from!

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The North End is a can't miss when in Boston. Follow the Freedom Trail through the oldest neighborhoods of Boston. Make sure to see Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church. Have a cannoli at Mike's Pastry and eat at one of the many fantastic Italian restaurants. Take the T to the Haymarket stop and walk a few hundred... More 

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A wonderful section of the city with winding streets and lots of authentic Italian restaurants and markets. Behind every corner is another quaint spot. You turn the corner and smell roasting garlic and spy Lucius pizza in the windows and here church bells clanging. It's easily explored on foot and a wonderful way to spend an afternoon. Pop in to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The North End, Boston's Italian district or Little Italy is great. Tons of awesome food and lots of gorgeous old buildings etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My second home is the North End. Just so Relaxing walking up and down Hanover St,and Salem st. My recommendation would be,Lunch/Dinner@Mother Anna's,Then walk to Bova Bakery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Though many of the Italian families have moved out to the suburbs, more authenticity has remained in this "little Italy" than any other state's Italian quarter. (Brooklyn, NY may have the only competitor.) This area of Boston is on every visit's "Must Do" guide. Even if you are not planning to wait in line for a dining experience, it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Make sure you sample the dessert heaven of boston! I went on a chilly winter night and their hot chocolate was all I needed to feel all warm inside :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So much history that it takes at least a whole day to see it all. We visited historical sites along the Freedom Trail and stopped in a restaurant and Mike's Bakery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The North End is Boston's Little Italy. It is filled with amazing restaurants and bakeries. Not to be missed on your visit to Boston. Some great spots: Dinner - Antico Forno, Dessert - Bovas or Modern Pastry. Great vibe at night.

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Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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