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North End

Boston, MA 02109
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“cannoli” (561 reviews)
“italian food” (386 reviews)
“mike's pastry” (324 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Boston, MA 02109
North End
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

I really like small streets and brick constructions, there are plenty of those in this area. There are great restaurants and shops, never a boring moment in here!

Thank laurichiz
Reviewed 7 June 2016

The North End is a great place for a stroll as there are many interesting and historic sites. The area is mostly Italian and so there are lots of good restaurants.

Thank CAMD
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Narrow streets, historic buildings and a gazillion really interesting looking dining options. I didn't regret the time spent strolling around the historic north end, and made two tasty Little Italy stops on Salem Street

Thank Esteb Steve
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Busy Italian area with a claim to great restaurants, coffee, cannoli and a mix of locals and tourists. Park your car down by the waterfront and walk in. It's the perfect place for a stroll.

Thank MisterMikeSeattle
Reviewed 6 June 2016

There is so much history to discover here. Little Italy here is much bigger than in NYC. Little Italy means tasty food. I had best pasta ever here and I feel so bad because I do not remember a name of restaurant. It's awesome to...More

Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Growing up and coming here to many family times has made wonderful memories. Great people, restaurants, bakeries, then Haymarket for fruits and veggies and good cold cuts and meats. Oh don't forget the fish. Fun festivities with the many events from the feast if St...More

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old church on the freedom trail. Little Italy is just next store. Don't pass up some good restaurants. Get to Salem st. It's cheaper and better

Thank mag2mat
Reviewed 5 June 2016

History, History, History. It is all there, the North End is one of Boston's most historic neighborhoods. Walk in the footsteps of American patriot Paul Revere. Visit his home and the Old North Church where the sexton hung the lantern signal for Revere’s ride and...More

1  Thank Traveling4452
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We stayed in Boston for 6 days and visited the North End almost every day. The North End is filled with excellent restaurants (Fiore, Al Dente, Nico, Limoncello, etc.) and a delicious bakery called Maria's where the cannoli are filled to order. The North End...More

Thank Hotrod_Hammer
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

You just cannot go wrong here. Best when uncrowded but, even with throngs of tourists, there are so many tremendous little restaurants (skip the big "famous" ones), charming cafes, and interesting shops. Best just to poke your head in places until you find something off...More

Thank CaseyfromBoston
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
Nearby Restaurants
Mamma Maria
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.06 km away
Mike's Pastry
6,451 reviews
.03 km away
Giacomo's Restaurant
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.05 km away
Trattoria Il Panino
688 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old North Church
2,358 reviews
.23 km away
The Printing Office of Edes & Gill
287 reviews
.19 km away
The Paul Revere House
938 reviews
.08 km away
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Hi, Only have 1 day to spend in Boston just looking for must see attractions?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Viktoryia G | Reviewed this property |
duck tours would be the best to have a taste of everything and then if you will have time, you can explore few attractions... all of them r totally walkable
I will be in Boston for a week early June with my vegan daughter. Any gluten free restaurants to recommend in the North End? Thank you!
26 May 2017|
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Response from Annie A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Mebber, Most of the places/restaurants, I believe can offer a gluten free meal for your daughter. While in Boston, check Faneuil Hall that is really close to Hanover Street in North End.
Best way to get to Fenway Park from Wyndham Beacon Hill? Car, Subway, walk? It is a night game on Saturday.
24 August 2016|
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Response from Gary D | Reviewed this property |
As the others said get the subway - a couple of changes but no big deal and cheaper than car