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Bova's Bakery

134 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1749
+1 617-523-5601
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
134 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1749
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I ate here on Wednesday evening, 9/19/2018. It took a few minutes to figure out what to select. Similar to another pastery we ate at earlier that day, there were 3 servers behind the counter who waited patiently for people to make...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Everything looks very pretty and delicious but was not the case. I tried 3 different cannolis, and other small pastries. I was a bit disappointed. There was an older lady who was extremely friendly, however, young lady work the cash register seemed like she rather...More

Thank CR0MAN606
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going to this 24 hr bakery in the North End. Wide variety of patries, cookies, and cakes. The staff is very friendly

Thank mrenner625
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened across this Italian Bakery as we walked toward the Old North Church, and based on the number of people coming and going, I just had to stop in. If you loved baked treats (which I do), this is the place for you. Old...More

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it’s open 24 hrs a day, I wasn’t sure what I was expecting visiting Bova’s after midnight on a Wed night. But, I was in awe - not only is this a large bakery, but everything was fully in stock. I bought way...More

Thank C W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to my fellow TA's my daughter and I found Bova. Stopped there before dinner one night to get Cannoli's to take back to the hotel with us and again the next morning for Croissants and coffee. Great part of the North End, great staff,...More

Thank Grantman66
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's delicious and open 24/7. Not sure what else you could want. I've had much better experiences here than with other bakeries in the area. My favorite, though, would have to be the black & white cookies. One of my favorite desserts ever and they...More

Thank maddybanker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some locals directed us here when we mentioned we were going to one of the other North End bakeries. "Bova's is much more authentic" they said. What a find! We went here after a very filling dinner, and even then couldn't resist the beautiful cannoli,...More

Thank RCSColumbus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Locals directed us here after dinner for some treats. We picked up cannolis and an assortment of cookies without having to wait in a huge line. Oh my... everything we got was delicious! We will definitely return.

Thank DTJB8000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going to Bovas when we visit Boston! They are open 24/7! They also have strombolies and Italian sandwiches available. Lots and lots of different kinds of breads!

Thank jroger113647
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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Aaron K
March 30, 2016|
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Response from Cary H | Reviewed this property |
Bova's is an institution and open 24/7. You will need to take your goodies elsewhere to eat. Try the Greenway when the weather is warmer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1749
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-5601
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