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North End

Boston, MA 02109
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Boston's North End and Waterfront Walking Tour
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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 good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannoli” (605 reviews)
“italian food” (435 reviews)
“mike's pastry” (344 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Boston, MA 02109
North End
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Reviewed today

I love going to the North End. Parking is a bit of a challenge but once that is done (nice lot across from the skating rink) it is fun to just roam around and see where you end up. I always am looking for a...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed yesterday

This is definitely a must-see area of Boston if you are visiting the city on vacation. Great italian restaurants. Charming streets. Mike's pastries for the best cannolis ever!

Thank CLB997
Reviewed yesterday

I love wandering around the North End on a nice day. You can get a real sense of the neighborhood by walking through the streets and stopping at various local shops or cafes. A must for any visitors to Boston.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love this neighborhood in Boston. It is just the best. How can you go wrong with fantastic bakeries, great Italian restaurants and historic sights. Easily walkable and the locals are so friendly. It's my favorite part of town.

Thank kris133
Reviewed 1 week ago

The north end is incredible. It's my favorite spot in Boston. So much history. So much to see...so much to eat and drink LOL if you are in Boston it's a must!!!

Thank the12thmanseattle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Numerous sites packed into an area that is easy to walk and navigate. Additionally, it is peppered with little places to duck in for coffee or a meal. The Old North Church offers so much more than just looking in a church. Walk into the...More

Thank ehillr0und
Reviewed 1 week ago

Holidaying from Australia for 2 months. Loved visiting North End just to people watch & see everyday life in Boston. We went to the famous Mikes Patisserie to get cannolis oh yumm the assortment of cakes is just to hard to choose.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to try a restaurant in the area, but couldn't find a parking space. Granted, they were still removing snow that had fallen many days before, but would have thought in an area where tourists frequent, they might have done a better job. Oh, yes,...More

Thank Marilou M. P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether taking a stroll or dining this are shows Boston at its best. Lots of history and great food. Even winter weather makes the North End worth the visit.

Thank rjfennell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favorite part of Boston. So many Incredible Italian restaurants and cafes, hard to choose where to eat! Paul Revere’s House is here too. An area you must visit if in Boston!

Thank reginamrogoz10
North End
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
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21 January 2018|
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Response from the12thmanseattle | Reviewed this property |
I love the Harborside Inn, as it's a quick walk over there and a great location.
Randy A
12 September 2017|
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Response from Lynda H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be so late with this response, been traveling :-) If you're looking for a true "lobster bake" you won't find that at a restaurant. Those types of things need to be catered. There are lines most everywhere unless... More
21 July 2017|
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Response from foodnut003 | Reviewed this property |
Like the other post, we walked everywhere. Only used mass transit when traversing the city for Boston Marathon viewing. It is very walk-able and unless you have small children or others for whom it's difficult to walk, would... More