There are shows here every night except Monday, and there is a bar for those who enjoy an adult beverage with their laughs. The club also offers professional improv and sketch writing classes. Read more.
This store offers a small, but unique selection of women’s clothing. Prices lean toward the expensive, so if you're shopping on a budget, head to the 50% off sale rack at the back of the store. Read more.
This cafe with a unique, chic vibe serves up Portland-based Stumptown Coffee - named the best coffee in the world by both NPR & the "New York Times." Try the create-your-own grilled cheese & pastries. Read more.
Open until midnight every day. GiGi has a few dozen flavors that change day to day, so you can always count on a surprise. Try passion fruit, black cherry, pistachio, and tiramisu. Read more.
Try an amaretto (two layers of Italian sponge cake soaked in rum & amaretto liquors, filled with creamy vanilla custard) or a ricotta pie (sweetened ricotta cheese baked in pasta frolla pastry dough). Read more.
Best known for its oversized and overstuffed cannolis. Be prepared to order your sweets to go, because the seating inside is limited. Remember to bring cash; credit & debit cards are not accepted. Read more.
With seating for just 20 & a kitchen in the dining area, the restaurant guarantees patrons an intimate culinary experience. Try the shrimp and scallops, calamari salad, or homemade squid ink pasta. Read more.
The oldest building in downtown Boston. Visit the colonial garden, a 900-pound bell, and a bolt from the USS Constitution. Admission is $3.50 for adults and $3 for students with a valid ID. Read more.
Established in 1659, this is the resting place of many famous early Americans, including numerous craftspeople, artisans, and merchants who lived in the North End during the 17th and 18th centuries. Read more.
Modeled after a Roman villa, it's a relaxing spot to catch up on reading. Check out the diorama scale model of the Ducal Palace in Venice. The branch also has a small Italian-language book collection. Read more.
With more than a dozen locations from MA to NH, this is the chain’s original (est.1926). The secret recipe pizza crust, topped with light and flavorful tomato sauce, is sure to make your mouth water. Read more.
Try the lobster tail: flaky shell filled with vanilla mousse. Chocolate lovers, try a chocolate torrone. Or try a sfogliatelle—a Neapolitan pastry shell filled with citrus fruit, semolina, and cheese. Read more.
Vito’s Tavern has a few Italian dishes, but strays from typical North End offerings: jalapeno poppers, truffle salted French fries, Korean-style fried wings, fried fish tacos, and Ahi tuna burgers. Read more.
This charming boutique offers an eclectic range of fun clothes & accessories, bath & body and kitchen gifts. Remember to pick out one of the store’s beautiful printed greeting cards before you leave. Read more.
Ernesto’s uses homemade dough and sauce, and freshly grated cheese, for all of its pizzas. Portions are large, prices are reasonable ($3.75 for a cheese slice and up to $5 for one with topping). Read more.
This small shop has far more than just coffee beans and tea. It also offers over 150 different spices, cheese, dried fruit, whole nuts, sauces, beans, Italian candy, & fun sweets like licorice pipes. Read more.
Start your meal with one of the award-winning appetizers. A perfect location for a romantic outing. In the afternoon, take advantage of Al Dente’s lunch menu, offering lower prices and sandwiches. Read more.
Well worth taking the 30-minute $5 guided tour. Climb the steeple stairs to the bell chamber where teenage Paul Revere worked, and walk through the crypt to view the 37 tombs below the church floors. Read more.
Search the workshop calendar to register for one-time or short-term classes or lectures. There is also a gallery/store that is open to the public and features student, faculty, and alumni work. Read more.
Tresca serves traditional Italian including a large selection of antipasti, homemade pastas, & hard-to-find Italian wines. It’s been named the best athlete-owned restaurant in the East by USA Today. Read more.