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“North End”
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North End
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Boston's North End and Waterfront Walking Tour
Ranked #5 of 403 things to do in Boston
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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.
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lots of food and fun. We parked a few blocks away at the parking garage by the aquarium since the street parking always seems so crowded. The place was awesome. I love the old buildings and open Italian restaurants everywhere. if you go on certain weekends, they have carnival type booths set up for their Saint festivals. Lots of fun. You really can't go wrong with any of the restaurants in my opinion. We walked up and down Hanover and then just chose one that looked good. Afterwards, we swung by Mike's Pastries to get dessert. Long line and they only take cash, but definitely the best Canoli I have every had. I liked the peanut butter and Oreo ones the best.

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Reviewed August 8, 2014

The North End in Boston has a little bit of something for everyone. There are some world famous bakeries (Mike's), some exceptional Italian restaurants (Bricco, Strega), beautiful views of the harbor and excellent historical walking tours. Take your time and wander up and down the narrow streets and let your senses explode from the sights, the smells and the tastes!

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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Vacation from Texas. Did walking Freedom tour and spent time in North End. Seemed like a little Italy with the shops, restaurants and culture. Had a great meal and from my understanding ; any of the restaurants there will serve food food

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Reviewed August 7, 2014

The North End is great. It's almost like going to Italy. Everywhere you look there are Italian restaurants and so many different little shops. I can definitely recommend a small sandwich place called Bricco, it's down a very narrow alleyway next to the modern pastry shop (something like that). They make their own bread for the sandwiches which is fantastic.

1  Thank prime013
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

The first thing that you notice on entering Hanover Street in the North End are all of the delightful aromas that fill the air. There are so many inviting establishments and not nearly enough time to enjoy them all. I highly recommend Nico's.

Thank wgainey
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