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Little Italy

Baltimore, MD (Little Italy)
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Ranked #45 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Type: Neighborhoods, National Parks
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
45 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We had dinner at Bella's OMG the food was excellent. The wait staff was awesome and attentive. It was so hard to choose which restaurant to eat at. The prices are very reasonable I guess because they are in such competition. Very nice!

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