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“Benchmark of all North End desserts”
Review of Modern Pastry Shop

Modern Pastry Shop
Ranked #4 of 101 Dessert in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Neighborhood: North End
Reviewed November 15, 2012

This place does a fantastic job at delivering quality italian desserts in the north-end in a cozy environment. Skip the Mike's crowded, tourist trap!

Thank Kelly C
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Reviewed November 14, 2012

My hotel recommended this as a can't miss place in Boston, and they couldn't have been more right. They told me to try the Lobster Tail. Me, thinking it was seafood, went over to find that it was a desert. Delicious crispy croissant (sounds like cracking a lobster when you crack it open) with a thin doughy layer, then a ridiculous amount of cream. I'm not one for cream filled anything because the sugar twitches the roof of my mouth. However, this lobster tail was quite th opposite--proof they use natural ingredients. Can't miss Modern Pastry. Definitely can't miss the lobster tail.

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Reviewed November 13, 2012

The pastries here are great. They are all delicious and the selection is vast. You can not find a better place to get an assortment of Italian cookies.

Thank davetcmom
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Pretty good and a decent selection, me and the wife tend to like a couple competitors in the area a little more thats more

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Thank beowulf566
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Reviewed November 11, 2012

After we visited a few attractions in Boston...the North End and Modern Pastry was our last stop! With a line of about 15 people ahead of us it was worth the wait. This is a CASH only store. Many wonderful Italian pastries, expresso, gelato and Italian Nouget.

We love the cannolis and sesame seed Italian cookies.

Limited seating to accomodate about 10 people.

We brought our treats home and as always they were very good and yummy!

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Thank pc19642015
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