I had dinner in the north end at The Daily Catch. I decided I wanted a cannoli for dessert, but the line at Mikes was too long. I headed down the street to Modern Pastry. There was a line here too, but much shorter. The...More
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I visit Modern Pastry once a year when I am in the North End. They have an amazing assortment of pastries but my favourite by far is their ricotta pie. Light, so tasty and creamy with just the right level of sweetness- not overpowering. All...More
An excellent napoleon and a fresh peach Bellini along with a friendly, attentive wait staff...We stopped for a mid afternoon treat and couldn't have been more pleased. What a lovely wait staff! And while the napoleon was fresh and delicious, the display cases had quite...More
I loved the Ricotta Pie and the Napoleon. I'm a person who likes to eat sweets so no problem with the choices we got.
Another pastry shop you gotta visit in Boston is Modern Pastry. Everyone was telling us to try The Lobster Tail at Modern. First, IT'S HUGE pastry with some kind of cream cheese stuffed in it. A must try!!!You won't be disappointed !!!!Oh, and a to...More
I loved this pastry shop. I went with my parents and sister and we each got something and then shared. I got the chocolate covered cheesecake which was rich but not heavy. My sister had the triple chocolate cake which was so moist and delicious....More
Before my visit to Boston, I searched for gluten free friendly restaurants. This one was listed and it was a pastry shop! They also had dairy free options. While we were there I had the gf cannoli and my husband a regular cannoli. They were...More
I've long heard of the rivalry between Modern and Mike's. This was my first chance to try both back to back. Modern has a sit down caffe where you can get espresso, coffees, and drinks with your pastry.That scored points with me. Modern also felt...More
When you walk into any pastry shop offering cannoli and you can point to them in a display case, you're NOT getting the real deal. It's a texture thing, if your "cannolo" (Italian for "little shell") has been sitting in a display case for who...More
This is a favorite pastry shop in the North End. Great selection of pastries, but the lobster claw is fantastic -- flaky, with the best cream filling.