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272 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
+1 617-720-4243
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“cannoli” (30 reviews)
“the north end” (17 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
272 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smallish gelateria and cannoli shop - a variety of gelato flavors, and a variety of cannoli - all filled as they go (as they should). I had my base pistacchio gelato that seemed like it had been fully frozen and the partially thawed, not...More

Thank Angelo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bought chocolate chip and chocolate gelato and they tasted the same.. like water. Disappointed! Will not return.

Thank ddaem
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Total disappointment, actually no flavor to speak of. I tried the mint chocolate chip and my spouse the chocolate neither of us liked it and left it on the table to melt. We have eaten gelato in all the regions in Italy and there is...More

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Hands down the best cannoli! Stop in and try for yourself. Homemade shells and a variety of fillings.

Thank Adriane L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Tried mikes and liked it, but went to the North End for another one and the line was too long, so we walked down the street and my husband wanted gelato ... and I saw a sign to make your own cannoli! So we stopped...More

Thank Rest-and-Romance
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We stopped by with friends last night and had many flavors of gelato, Perfect ending to a great Italian meal in the North End!

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We passed on the other places that pre fill their cannolis and tried this place. It was so hard to choose between the gelato and the cannolis. We tried both and each were quite good.

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Gelato was delicious but pricy- about $5/dish. No places to sit so take it to go or sit on a nearby bench

Thank pat k
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Before visiting, I had never had gelato or cannoli so I can not compare my experience to other places. I can say both were good, but not something I'll dream about. If anything, it makes me wonder if these treats are meant to be better....More

Thank Kelly A
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

In great location for North End but service rude, only takes cash with no sign and overpriced for tiny cup of gelato.

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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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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-4243
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