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Modern Pastry Shop

257 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2322
+1 617-523-3783
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (306 reviews)
“cannoli” (813 reviews)
“lobster tail” (149 reviews)
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Italian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
257 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sooo good! A must try. The cannoli are plentiful and delicious. Cash only. The lines look long but move quickly. You won't be sorry you went.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SusanMasonOK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has great pastries. My favorite was the cannoli. But we also got some whoopie pies. They also have gluten free cannoli's! There was a line but it moves fast.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ZoeA167
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know this is an age old debate but I feel Modern’s cannolis are the best. They don’t taste deep fried and they are always perfection in a box! We love the chocolate chip and pistachio. A stop here is always a must.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Melafont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in for some takeaway!! There is such a vast assortment of cakes and pastries. The cannoli was delicious. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stacey58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I were doing the Freedom Trail and we stopped in for a snack. We were seated and the young gentleman server arrived and said “Your Order”, no greeting or anything. Thinking this was the norm here I observed a waitress that was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The biscottis and the ricotta cannoli's are so fresh and delicious...sometimes i think they are even better than Mike's Pastry...Service was great and the cannoli's were so fresh...would love to visit again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Abee122
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

a custard eclair, plain original pistachio cannoli, chocolate mousse cake and one chocolate chip cookie...all delicious!! this is definitely worth a stop!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allsheewrote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wemt to Modern Pastry specifically for their gluten free Cannoli and I was not disappointed. It was absolutely delectable and I can't wait to go back and get another one!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank elizabethbT7400VS
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Went here instead of Mikes. Napoleon’s were great. I would have got cookies but they were displayed behind the counter and I could not see the selection. Other members of our group got them and they were really good Friendly service and a place to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank juneg984
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We finished dinner down the street so we stopped in to grab something for later. We were able to get right in, no line which was amazing. We ordered 3 cannoli and one napoleon. The cannoli were excellent, the cream inside was so smooth and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 422kimg
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2322
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-3783
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