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“Best food area ever!!!”
Review of North End

North End
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North End Pizza Tour
Ranked #5 of 392 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best food area ever!!!”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

If you like Italian cuisine, where is a better place to get it outside of the North End (Little Italy)? There is no better place in my opinion, outside of Italy. So many amazing restaurants and dessert shops. Be sure to try Mike's Pastry.

Visited April 2013
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Salem, Oregon
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“Love the North End!”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

Regina's Pizza, Maria's Pastry and the Salumaria...all are must sees on our Boston visits. We took the Food Tour (http://www.bostonfoodtours.com/north-end/ ) on our first visit and it was great! Love just walking around and looking at the buildings and the people. A must see when you visit Boston!

Visited June 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Great atmosphere, overpriced average food”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

North end is packed with Italian restaurants and quaint little streets. It's got some of THE BEST DAN Canolli's I've ever had at Mikes pastries on Hanover but the restaurants all seem to be over priced and offer what is average Italian fare. I think many of the places are resting on their laurels and Bostonians should really expect better

Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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“U.S. History and a visit to Italy- Combined!”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

The tight streets with so many unique bakeries and eateries and the history as well - this area is absolutely enthralling and like being in another country, while still nice and safe in the good 'ole u.s. of a.

Visited June 2013
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Freehold, New Jersey
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“So much to see, so little time”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

You need a day just to stroll the streets and soak up the charm of Boston's North End. Make it two if you want time to go into the stores, restaurants, and see all of the sights. Take your time and enjoy exploring this amazing part of town. You won't regret it. Just be sure to get some fresh pasties before you leave. The North End is famous for Mike's Pastry, Modern Pastry, Bova Pastry, and Maria's Pastry. Cannoli and filled cookies are the best you've ever tasted.

Visited June 2013
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