Welcome to Boston’s Little Italy. The North End is famous for the many authentic Italian restaurants, cafés, espresso bars, and sandwich shops that dot the neighborhood. The area features nearly 100 restaurants, ranging from the authentic Italian and Italian-American family style to Chinese, Thai, and local seafood. After dinner, stop by one of the world famous pastry shops. Mike’s Pastry and Modern Pastry each have their own unique twist on classic desserts. Get there early to avoid the lines!