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Little Italy

Baltimore, MD (Little Italy)
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Ranked #50 of 157 Attractions in Baltimore
Type: Neighborhoods, National Parks
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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137 reviews 137 reviews
73 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Baltimore's Little Italy is a few blocks walk from the Inn Harbor or easily accessible by the Charm City Circulator on the Orange line. There are several dining options available, all while strolling quaint streets. The Christopher Columbus statue & piazza is worth the stroll. End your visit with dessert at Vicarros.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I went to Little Italy to eat in Baltimore. It is a bit tricky to park but the experience was a great one! We ate at Amiccis which is a small causal place. The food was very good and so was the service! We finished the evening by visiting Vaccaro's for some dessert. This place was packed!... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I waffled between giving this neighborhood a 3 or 4 rating because frankly, I think it has more to offer than I had experienced. First off, if you are expecting a "destination" with lots of bells, whistles, neon, and the like, you will be disappointed. Baltimore's Little Italy is smaller than some of the ones I have frequented around the... More

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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This was first on our to do list in Baltimore. The streets were quiet, with very little going on. We went to a highly rated bakery and we're not very welcomed. Perhaps it's just a let down after visiting much livelier Italian neighborhoods.

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Freeman, South Dakota
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This neighborhood contains my favorite restaurants in Baltimore. It's definitely a hotspot for gnocchi and canolis. Unfortunately, I have seen a growing number of prostitutes in the neighborhood which is definitely a surprise if you aren't used to it. Despite this, I love to walk around the neighborhood with family and friends!

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I was expecting more and I was disappointed. Maybe it is because I live in New York and have been to Little Italy in NYC and also grew up going to Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. This was really a big nothing. The restaurant we ate at had mediocre food and there really isn't much else to see or do.... More

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Millersville, MD
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The festivals are nice, but it is a small neighborhood in downtown Baltimore with Italian restaurants and a nice little bakery to get cannolis. Nice place to walk around but there are other lovely areas just down the way from Little Italy that are equally if not better to go.

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45 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Never had a bad time at the St. Anthony (June) or St Gabriel(August) festivals. The streets are blocked and the neighborhood is filled with great things to eat and drink as well as live music and a variety of vendors. Go into St. Leo's Church and thank God that this old neighborhood!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A few times a year we go to Baltimore and always end up in Little Italy. I would say that this place is a little bit overrated. The restaurants are just average. The bakery that is there and is well known has only cannolis that are decent, all other desserts are not good at all.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I am not sure why I love it here but it is just so cute and quaint. The smell at night of all the restaurants is to die for! Went to a great bakery and enjoyed a cannoli. Great night for a walk around town and we had an awesome time!

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