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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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+1 617-720-2283
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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 loved the North End. A lot of restaurants to choose from, and most of them with great reviews. We had dinner one night and pizza for lunch a other day, and both times the food... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved the North End. A lot of restaurants to choose from, and most of them with great reviews. We had dinner one night and pizza for lunch a other day, and both times the food was great. It is a beautiful neighborhood.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place delicious pizza very nice people but only serve pizza but after U have pizza you want nothing else. Delicious !!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You cannot do better on Aurthur Ave in NYC. This is it for food. I prefer modern bakery over mikes. The Food is the reason to be here. Food. Did I mention food? You can find very good eats for a reasonable amount of money. If im within an Hour of the Northend I will "swing" by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We also go to the North End when we visit Boston. There are so many restaurants to stroll by and smell all the delicious aromas arising from the delicious food served. The atmosphere is warm and inviting with all the shops, cafes and bakeries interwoven within the restaurants. The entire district is charming and welcoming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a quick stop in Boston and this was a must see for us just because of all the history. But the building and shops are so quaint and so romantic is was a lovely adventure. Lots of places to eat and see! Definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The North End in Boston is a historic must if you're visiting Boston. I have lived here all my life and find myself lucky to have such a wonderful slice of Heaven in my city. The amount of delicious restaurants will leave your head spinning, and the adorable little sidewalks will leave you in awe. There is an Italian restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Here is full of Italian restaurants, bars and shops. You can walk along the street enjoy walking then have something Italian for lunch or dinner as what I did.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

And also getting a feel for Italian culture in Boston. If one can forget the speed with which we move these days, stroll a bit slower and look up at the buildings along these streets, there is a lot that the buildings can say to us. Also watch the people along these streets. They are most likely descendants from some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can still hear Italian in some shops and restaurants- huge range of places to eat - very authentic. Coffee amazing! Especially after too much American coffee!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice experience in one of my favourite place in Boston. We are italians visiting from Italy and we found many more authentic italian places compared to the once in NYC. Shops with real italian food and bakeries, very nice shops and houses . And easy to walk with the genious freedom trail.

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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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