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Little Italy

Baltimore, MD (Little Italy)
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Ranked #46 of 157 attractions in Baltimore
Type: Neighborhoods, National Parks
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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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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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
183 reviews 183 reviews
44 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Long Branch, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Had dinner at LaScala in Little Italy, Baltimore. Absolutely delicious all around. Portions were huge and prices were appropriate Only criticism was that the bruchetta had goat cheese on it! Very strange. The waiter tried to tell me it was "Sicilian". I've travelled extensively in Sicily, to every shore and town in between, and never had goat cheese served on... More

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