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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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Italian, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
257 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-2322
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for a cup.of coffee and a pastry ended up buying some pastry's to go. Would recommend if in the area to stop in and sample. Have a nice little sit down area.

Thank Recon8652
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went in and there was a long line, so we were able to grab a table. I had an eclair and hubby had carrot cake. His was absolutely amazing. Mine good, too. Very light.

Thank E7451DGjennym
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here because a local friend said the Modern canoli is the best in town. They were delicious!!! There was no line at 10:30 am, and the sweet lady walked us through our choices! The canoli was light and crisp, nd the filling was...More

Thank 23chrisa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good cannoli, lots of other choices. Waited about 30 minutes during low season. Checked it off the list. ✔️

Thank Aint_Life_Great
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here because line was shorter than chief competitor across the street. That was my first mistake. Stepped up to the counter to be greeted by the surliest waitperson on earth. She became disgruntled the minute I asked about the ingredients in a particular pastry...More

Thank vacdiva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the North End - which is Boston's Little Italy. There's several bakeries, and I sampled 3 different cannoli's and this was my favorite from the shell to the cream- it was relish!

Thank jnine023
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After trying the different pastries in North Boston. This one is the Best. Their pastries are always fresh and the variety is amazing. Stop in and sit down. Order coffee and a pastry or cookie whatever you like.

Thank RetiredWatchman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved, loved, loved the Modern Pastry Shop. After walking in the pouring rain, it was the perfect stop to regroup. Our waiter was friendly and extremely helpful. Such a delight. The cannoli was the best along with my Cappuccino.

Thank timothyt288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently visited Boston and found Modern. Food and service were excellent despite being extremely busy. It was our first visit there so just a head's up - if you're dining there, take a number when you arrive and they'll seat you...More

Thank 309waynem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pastries are amazing!!! My favorite, the sfogliatelle, can't be beat!!! They are my all time favorite pastry. (hint, If I am buying a selection for a dinner, I always buy a sfogliatelle for myself,that I don't have to share 😊💕. Modern makes the best!!!!!!!!!!

Thank Adventure-hiker2
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

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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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