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North End, Boston

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A taste of Italy in the middle of Boston, North End is the city's oldest continuously inhabited residential community, originally settled in the 1630s. Home to a sizable Italian-American population, this relatively small neighborhood boasts nearly a hundred Italian eateries and historical buildings, including Paul Revere's house. Often called "Little Italy," the area covering roughly five city blocks attracts visitors with its narrow streets lined with restaurants, cafes, bars, bakeries, and shops selling imported goods. Though Italian culture continues to dominate this part of the city, other ethnic groups also have left a mark on the neighborhood, among them Russians, Jews, and the Irish. Make North End a part of your Boston vacation plans using our Boston day trip planning website .
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  • awesome food choices. too many to list. overall great italian food. great pastry and even better cafe.  more »
  • How not to visit little italy? Food and candy fantastic amid the historic district in the events narrated in the books occurred. Not to be missed.
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  • OMG !!! Food mecca for those of you who are foodies. The italian food and the bakeries are awesome. Hanover Street boasts some of the best italian food I have tasted and the wait at many of the restau...  more »

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