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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” (604 reviews)
“italian food” (433 reviews)
“mike's pastry” (344 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Boston, MA 02109
North End
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

The standout Italian restaurant, in my opinion, remains Mamma Marias. Most of the Italian restaurants cater to visitors or tourists to the North End and this results in average quality food and in most cases food which is totally overpriced. Regina's remains the best for...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

The North End of Boston was a fun place to meander through. There aren't any major landmarks but the entirety of the North End breathes atmosphere. You should check out some of the (Italian) restaurants.

Thank Raymon M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This place is lined with Italian restaurants. I had my meal at quattro and it reminded me of Naples. Very close to the harbour. Nice to pop in here for Italian wine, food and desserts.

Thank V3AS
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Just finished a walking tour with yummy walks. Not only did we enjoy delectables from many local stores, we passed many others off the beaten path that I would now like to try!!

Thank Kvargy
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Being in the North End is like taking a trip into the past when all cities had neighborhoods with everything the family needed - bakeries, drugstore, shoe store, Italian restaurants...Loved it!

Thank marie r
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Just the smells with make you fall in love with this area of Boston. Don't always pick the "talked" about pastry shops, there are many to pick from with smaller lines. Pick any Italian restaurant for lunch or dinner, you won't be disappointed.

Thank KarenHawkinson
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Italy, or North Beach San Francisco right in Boston. A little Heaven on Earth. I wish I had discovered it sooner and allowed for more time. A Culinay Disneyland and a cultural Paradise. Perfect for any person or age group. I would come to Boston...More

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The thing that I remember most about the North End is the smell of the food. We did stop and indulge in Italian Food, pizza, and pastries. The Freedom tail goes through the area.

Thank Attkica
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Combining some of the Country's oldest and most important history with some of the best authentic Italian food this side of Marco Polo, Boston's North End is a great place to meet, greet, and EAT. While folks may have their favorite restaurant or favorite dish,...More

Thank YankeeforLife56
Reviewed 2 September 2016

There is never enough time for visiting the North End. You always leave wanting to do and eat more.So many great choices to places to eat very great food.

Thank Cailin R
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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Nearby Attractions
Old North Church & Historic Site
2,586 reviews
.20 km away
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The Paul Revere House
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.11 km away
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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
21 June 2017|
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Response from Christopher S | Reviewed this property |
First things first, if you are coming in from Logan Airport and know how to work subways, you do NOT have to pay a penny getting into Boston. Take the SL1 (Silver Line 1) airport shuttle from any arriving terminal to SOUTH... More