North End/Waterfront

The North End is Boston's oldest residential neighborhood and could best be described as the "Little Italy" of Boston. The streets are narrow and compact, and there is history - Old North Church, Paul Revere's house, burial grounds - seemingly around every corner. 

See and Do in the North End

Boston Bike Tours by Urban AdvenTours Urban AdvenTours, guided bicycle tours and quality bike rentals, is a locally owned,...
Improv Asylum The funniest show you will ever be a part of! Our interactive comedy show features a...
Old North Church Built in 1773, Boston's oldest church building where the signal lanterns were...
Paul Revere House - Hichborn House Home to the famed patriot - Paul Revere - the Paul Revere Memorial Association owns...

The neighborhood is packed with Italian restaurants, and the locals carefully maintain their deeply-rooted ties to Italian culture.

The North End Restaurants

Antico Forno Located in Boston's North End, Antico Forno's specialty is Southern Italian cuisine,...
Aria Trattoria Located in Boston's North End, Aria features a mix of modern and old world Italian...
Artu Rosticceria & Trattoria Plates of roasted vegetables draw your eye to the front window and the accompanying...
Bacco Classic Italian cuisine with modern ambiance.
BRICCO BRICCO's "boutique" Italian cuisine is unique, personal, and created for a select...
Cantina Italiana One of Boston's oldest continuing running restaurants, since 1931. Serving ample...
Cobblestone Owner of Antico Forno and Terramia Ristorante Carla Gomes, introduced her newest...
Limoncello Restaurant Authentic Italian restaurant located in the heart of Boston's North End, next to...
The Living Room Cool, comfortable, casual, the name says it all. This full service restaurant, bar...
Lucca North End Upscale regional Italian restaurant accommodating up to 250 guests seated. Full...
Mamma Maria Mamma Maria is a world class restaurant in the North End of Boston. Set in a...
Mare Mare is not your typical North End restaurant, the menu is light and healthy. It...
Nico Ristorante Nico Ristorante is an award-winning Italian restaurant in the North End.
Quattro Ristorante, Grill & Pizzeria A contemporary grill, pizzeria and rotisserie, Quattro is open seven days a week for...
Ristorante Fiore This beautiful new restaurant features three dining rooms and a lounge. Weather...
Ristorante Villa Francesca Since 1976, traditional Northern Italian fare and fine Italian wines in an Old World...
Rocco's Cucina & Bar Hidden Gem in the Northend of Boston on Commercial Street. Great Italian dishes...
Saraceno Ristorante Ristorante Saraceno offers fine dining with personal service and a vast menu of...
Sfizi Tapas & Kitchen Sfizi is roughly translated in Italian as "whims" and has come to mean "snacks" or...
Strega Restaurant & Lounge Strega Ristorante finest Italian food in the North End. A dining experience even...
Terramia Ristorante One of the country's best for Northern and Southern Italian cuisine. (1998 Zagat...
Trattoria di Monica Trattoria di Monica opened in 1998 after its fraternal antecessor Vinoteca di Monica...
Trattoria Il Panino Trattoria II Panino is a multi-story fine dining and entertainment complex offering...
Tresca Please join us for dinner at Ray Bourque's Tresca and meet our new Chef Owner, Rich...
Vinoteca Di Monica In the heart of the North End, Vinoteca di Monica is Chef Jorge Mendoza- Iturralde...

With dozens of eateries serving homemade pasta, fresh-baked breads, cannoli and cappuccino, the North End is infused with the flavor of its rich Italian history. Colonial-era sites are located throughout the neighborhood including Paul Revere's house, the Old North Church and Copp's Hill Burying Ground. The North End comes alive in the summertime with feasts, festivals and processions.