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North End

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North End
As featured in 3 Days in Boston and 8 other guides
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Address: Boston, MA 02109
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...

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.

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We went to this area of town for some Italian food. As we are not made of money we like to try the places on the old Rachel Ray's $40 a day show. So we went to Giacomos. It was... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to this area of town for some Italian food. As we are not made of money we like to try the places on the old Rachel Ray's $40 a day show. So we went to Giacomos. It was delicious! Glad we stopped.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't beat Boston for American history. There are a million restaurants in the North end. Do your research. Neptune is a must. Best oysters and seafood.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very colorful neighborhood with Italian bistros, cafes and restaurants. Speaking of pizza do visit Pzzeria Regina for the best pizza in the Northeast. Modern pastry will keep you more than happy with excellent coffee and cakes. There are many restaurants to choose from and you van look at their curbside manu! Remember that you will have to make a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is what New York's Little Italy wishes it could be! Great stores and shops. Good energy and feeling in the area!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The North End is beautiful and one of Boston's gem neighborhoods. Excellent dining options and the bakeries are not to be missed. Stop at Café Vittorio for a cappuccino and dessert after dinner it can't be beat. And don't forget to go during the summer to experience the special weekend festivals....food, music for all ages!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The North End is the Italian section of Boston. Crazy good small italian mom and pop restaurants. Its also where Paul Revere lived back in the day. Just walk aimlessly and follow you nose,and don't forget Mike's Bakery for pastry after.

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I go to the north end a few times a year in spring and summer as I live in Boston. I love this place! Going to the restaurants to eat, Walking around with family and enjoying all of the action that goes on at Faneuil hall. It is pricey but with so many restaurants, bars, the hotels, a park, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

L'Osteria was great for a party of 11. Love their food and it's reasonable price-wise. Mike's Pastry for cannolies for all.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very pinterest and cozy Italian area with bakery's and restaurants where they make their own Italian pasta fresh.

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One cannot visit the North End without tasting the goodness that is all of the historic Italian yumminess. It's crowded and quaint but worth the wait. Can't go wrong with any restaurant!

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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 and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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