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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
Phone Number: +1 617-720-2283
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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Very charming area

The North End is a must to walk around, grab dinner, dessert, and an espresso. There is a lot of charm in this area and I highly recommend a visit over to The Daily Catch and... read more

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The North End is a must to walk around, grab dinner, dessert, and an espresso. There is a lot of charm in this area and I highly recommend a visit over to The Daily Catch and Mike's Pastry.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very nice neighborhood, a lot of history, and very nice places to see. Also very good places to eat!

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Ashburn, GA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to stay in the North End of Boston. A great walking neighborhood. Plenty of restaurants and bakeries to keep everyone's bellies full.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must place to walk around and stop to eat! Authentic Italian cuisine with Cannoli's to die for!! Calzones and Pizza darn good too!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The North End gets better each year. The restaurants are terrific. Each one has something special about it. The food, The special dishes. The wine is always special in the NORTH END. Don't forget the pastry shops. Make sure you try Modern Pastry. You'll love it. Canals to die for!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We walked the streets of North end one brisk evening. It had an old world flavor and for few hours it brought back memories of roaming the cities of Italy more than fifteen years ago.The aroma from Italian eateries and the bakeries filled our nostrils. There are a lot of restaurants to choose from though some of them have long... More 

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Wallingford CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, deserts and history are all in the North End of Boston. Don't only walk Hanover, be sure to take in all the side streets, there are restaurants, pizza, cheese, pasta, seafood galore!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The north end is unique allowing you to browse shops and enjoy local restaurants. Boston is a great city with amazing walkability.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the North End after a Celtics game. There are many eateries and bakeries around every corner. We called ahead for a place but when we arrived the kitchen was closing and was not going to be open for another 45 minutes. Some of the places are owned by the same family so we were directed to another... More 

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Roslindale, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love walking around the North End! lots of small shops and restaurants. You also see people from all walks of life. like a mini-NYC! Fun, fun, fun!

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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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