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Mike's Pastry

Pastry Shop, Dessert Shop, and Bakery$$$$
North End, Boston
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  • Zi Jian L.
    Zi Jian Lim2 weeks ago
    Cannoli was super sugary but a good treat. Lobster tail was average.
  • Kurtis S.
    Kurtis Sherry3 weeks ago
    Don't be put off by the queue. Have $4 cash ready for the best cannoli in Boston
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CasperAugust 23
    Massive canolis with so many different fillings and flavors... oh, so tasty and delicious!!!
  • Nikki Nicole I.
    Very good cannoli!
  • Kay A.
    Kay AmendolaAugust 7
    Best cannolis in Boston. If you want them to stay crisp longer, ask for them to dip the ends in chocolate. Best eaten fresh, but if you need a "fix" later....
  • Chris K.
    Good but very very crowded and touristy
  • Dog B.
    Dog BarkJuly 3
    Giant ass cannoli's have spoiled me for other restaurants cannoli's.
  • Beez S.
    Beez SanJune 24
    Chocolate shell cannoli
  • Chee Yi O.
    Pretty overrated. Lobster tail is OK but not worth the hype. Remember there can be multiple lines running in parallel so don't get stuck in one long line that moves slowly.
  • Maxwell Z.
    'Lobster tails' for sure
  • Astryd D.
    Lobster tails
  • Astryd D.
    Everything is amazing but the lobster tails are perfection
  • Gigi R.
    Gigi RodApril 3
    The only cannolis I'll eat
  • Gigi R.
    Gigi RodApril 3
    Holy cannoli they're good
  • Anne N.
    Anne NMarch 26
    Chocolate Mousse Cannoli = De-Lish!!!!
  • Kyle P.
    Kyle PurdonMarch 10
    Super busy place, but it's worth it. Oreo cannoli is a surprising delicious variety.
  • Lee S.
    Lee SimpsonFebruary 25
    There'll be line, it's worth the wait. Get the lemon cannoli!
  • Raymond B.
    Raymond BaileyFebruary 25
    Holy canoli! Cash only, btw. Cookies are great too.
  • Jeremy D.
    Jeremy DoskiJanuary 16
    Any time I'm in Boston I always stop by, their cookies and cream cannolis are fantastic. Hard to not by a whole box full!
  • Jennifer G.
    Jennifer GansDecember 16, 2016
    There cup cakes are good.
  • Tom M.
    Tom MaxwellDecember 5, 2016
    Great black and white cookie! I'm not used to rich sweets so the chocolate mocha was a bit much for me. Still a great spot.
  • Steve S.
    Steve ShepherdDecember 5, 2016
    Fantastic cannoli. Gotta go here when you visit Boston. Long lines but don't get discouraged, they move quick. Favourite cannoli- lemoncello.
  • Josue E.
    Josue EvillaNovember 14, 2016
    One complaint about Mike's is their continued cash only policy. It's 2016, come on! It's not costumer friendly. All it does is prevent me from getting EVERYTHING I want as I never have much cash on me
  • Josue E.
    Josue EvillaNovember 14, 2016
    The long lines are for the cannoli, but I just can't say no to their eclairs and macaroons.
  • Josue E.
    Josue EvillaNovember 13, 2016
    1lb of macaroons in a box to my belly 👍
  • Morgan W.
    Morgan WangOctober 25, 2016
    Try the original cannoli and the lobster tail pastry.
  • Bo L.
    Bo LiebmanOctober 18, 2016
    Great selection. I recommend the more traditional cannolis
  • Andra Z.
    Andra ZapartanOctober 14, 2016
    Cannoli all the way 😍😍😍
  • Mike B.
    Mike BianchiOctober 13, 2016
    lobster tail
  • Richard E.
    Richard EfthimOctober 11, 2016
    Famous Italian bakery in Boston's historic North End. Best pastries anywhere. Lobster tails(also I think called bear claw or lobster claw) is a ginormous creme filled flaky pastry... is their best!
  • Alexandra W.
    Alexandra WhiteOctober 2, 2016
    If you're not getting a cannoli here, you're not really living. The ricotta base is classic.
  • İrem A.
    İrem AkçakaraOctober 1, 2016
    Oreo oreoooo is delicious✨🍭
  • Chris O.
    Chris O'BrienSeptember 22, 2016
    Best cannoli and Italian pasty in Boston. A must go for after dinner in the North End
  • Joseph L.
    Joseph LeSeptember 14, 2016
    Like others have said, you're gonna have to fight your way to the front!
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan StinerSeptember 2, 2016
    The lobster tail is HUGE. Get one to share.
  • Ryan S.
    Ryan StinerSeptember 2, 2016
    Pro tip: Know what you want before you get to the counter. Those who hesitate get skipped. Don't wait patiently for your turn. Order a Boston Cream, your favorite cannoli, and a lobster tail. Enjoy.
  • Ece E.
    Ece ESeptember 1, 2016
    Best of North End!!! Almost in love ❤ Yellow cream is my fav😍
  • Ilan R.
    Ilan RabinovitchAugust 27, 2016
    Cash only. And a 2 block line.
  • Alex E.
    Alex EscobedoAugust 22, 2016
    Got the lobster tail and ricotta cannoli. Both out of this world
  • Patty S.
    Patty SmithAugust 21, 2016
    Today it's a tourist trap better off just picking up at their second shop in Cambridge. Or better yet get a cannoli at the restaurant next-door is probably equally as good
  • Johnny C.
    Johnny CanchicaAugust 19, 2016
    Canolli pistacho
  • adrian a.
    adrian alien8July 30, 2016
    Good Italian pastries with a twist. Huge lines out the door, slightly disorganised feeling once inside - a proper line system would work better.
  • Drew K.
    Drew KesslerJuly 15, 2016
    Cannolis are outstanding
  • David L.
    David LubinJuly 14, 2016
    cannoli...ignore the mousses and the creams, just go ricotta
  • Pamela W.
    Pamela WagnerJune 28, 2016
    Their cannoli are Great! I had the hazelnut.
  • Juanita
    JuanitaJune 27, 2016
    Lines are so long but pastries and gelato are so good!
  • Jessica I.
    Jessica IrvingJune 15, 2016
    Canoli and tirimisu
  • Maji
    MajiJune 2, 2016
    Best canolli
  • Jennifer B.
    Jennifer B.May 24, 2016
    Chocolate mocha (it's not coffee; its a cake) and chocolate fudge cupcake ❤️
  • Kathryn I.
    Kathryn IMay 16, 2016
    Bring cash and get as many cannoli as you can.
  • Neil Z.
    Neil ZMay 15, 2016
    Duh, the pastries!
  • Karla P.
    Karla PaolaApril 22, 2016
    Hazelnut cannoli 👌🏻😋
  • Kapil B.
    Kapil BhutadaApril 21, 2016
    Cannoli, pastry
  • Francesco T.
    Francesco TizzaniApril 7, 2016
    Cannoli like at home
  • Elizabeth M.
    Elizabeth MontañoMarch 30, 2016
    Canoli & Boston Creme Pie🙌
  • Freesoul Y.
    Freesoul YMarch 25, 2016
    Very famous local pastry. mamy choices for cannoli.
  • Abrar A.
    Abrar AlsuwainaMarch 14, 2016
    Crowded place but they make very yummy Cannoli, worth to try
  • Johnny V.
    Very touristy but still great connolis
  • Mike C.
    Mike CollinsMarch 4, 2016
    There's a feud going on. Is Mike's or Modern better? I prefer to remain neutral. Mike's has awesome iced fig cookies.
  • Kaely G.
    Kaely GFebruary 21, 2016
    Cannolis (chocolate chip!) and cappuccinos! The cannolis are huge and definitely shareable, they will cut them if you ask. Old school and busy atmosphere.
  • P D.
    P DavisFebruary 14, 2016
    Red velvet cupcake
  • Kat .
    Kat 🐱February 8, 2016
    Pistachio cannoli is good but I wasn't impressed..
  • Lázara F.
    Lázara FleitasJanuary 26, 2016
    Best cannollis in Boston!!
  • ed p.
    ed petersonJanuary 22, 2016
    Crazy in a good way. Coffee available to wash it down.
  • Carlitos C.
    Carlitos ChávezJanuary 1, 2016
    First of all don't freak out by the huge crowd! There's no "line" so fight your way to the counter. Remember they only take cash!!! Order Lobster Tail: italian pastry with a mix of delicious creams.
  • Loren
    LorenDecember 24, 2015
    The Mike's Pastry box tied with red & white string (I'd fill with pignoli macaroons) is a timeless symbol of Old Boston cheer.
  • Serkan
    SerkanDecember 17, 2015
    Best chocolate-dipped cannoli in Boston area.
  • Tony B.
    Tony BostonNovember 25, 2015
    Sadly Boston does not have a great bakery. Mikes is good for tourists and the selection is very large so there is something for everyone. But it's just OK. Go to Modern if you want good cannoli
  • Niny A.
    Niny Ali-SmithNovember 19, 2015
    Cannoli!!!!!!!!! Oh, they also have other yummy pastries too. Expect to see lines as you enter, sometimes the lines even go out to the street during weekends and holidays.
  • Pauly G.
    Pauly GNovember 8, 2015
    Pretty good pastry, but Modern Pastry down the street runs a much better operation!
  • Jon M.
    Jon MillerNovember 2, 2015
    Get the cannoli, and skip the line - just walk straight up to a counter.
  • Amanda W.
    Amanda WhittenOctober 20, 2015
    Cannolis, cheesecake, brownies, whatever you get, it's gonna be fantastic! Just make sure you have cash!
  • Amanda W.
    Amanda WhittenOctober 20, 2015
    Cannolis!!!
  • Ingrid W.
    Ingrid WongOctober 20, 2015
    I've heard their cakes and other pastries are better than their cannoli
  • Ingrid W.
    Ingrid WongOctober 20, 2015
    An overrated tourist trap. Mike's has an impressive array of cannoli flavours, but the cannoli are not as fresh as Modern Pastry's or Maria's. At the other two places, the cannoli are freshly filled.
  • Angie O.
    Angie OsmanskiOctober 14, 2015
    The best cannoli you can get anywhere!! My favorite is the traditional.
  • Marianne S.
    Marianne SSeptember 26, 2015
    Cannoli!!!
  • Diane J.
    Diane JedinakSeptember 15, 2015
    I want one of everything, seriously!! The chocolate chip and chocolate mousse cannoli are awesome! Looking forward to trying the peanut butter brownie or raspberry mocha next.
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HaleySeptember 13, 2015
    Multiple people (including the woman behind the bar) told me a I made a good choice when walking out the door with my pistachio cannoli.
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HaleySeptember 13, 2015
    The pistachio canoli
  • A S.
    A SSeptember 8, 2015
    It is as good as everyone claims it is, if not better. Along with the mousse canolli, have the decadent tiramisu.
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew CaldecuttSeptember 5, 2015
    If you can survive the line, the reward is pastries totally worth a four-hour train ride from New York.
  • Christina
    ChristinaSeptember 5, 2015
    I think their cannoli is overrated 😬; the cream is missing something (cinnamon?) and lacks the right texture. There are better options in the North End. Mike's also doesn't have sfogliatelle
  • Kirill K.
    Kirill KukuruzaSeptember 3, 2015
    Cannoli is perfect with a huge amount of different tastes
  • Matt A.
    Matt AngerAugust 30, 2015
    Good food, but but worth the 45 minute line.
  • Brandy M.
    Brandy MarshallAugust 30, 2015
    Super touristy, but the cannoli is worth the wait. Traditional ricotta was delish!
  • Charlie F.
    Charlie FoxworthAugust 27, 2015
    It's a must for any visitor. We got the obligatory cannoli and red velvet cupcakes. Divine
  • Christine N.
    Christine NicoleAugust 24, 2015
    Delicious cannolis
  • Felicia C.
    Felicia CarrAugust 17, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Florentine cannoli hands down
  • Foodie & The Beast
    Foodie & The BeastAugust 16, 2015
    Anything here is fabulous! Don't wait outside. They have 6 lines inside that go quickly.
  • Cecilio César T.
    Got to try their cannoli. Yum.
  • Lauren M.
    Lauren MacAugust 11, 2015
    These guys aren't great at line organization, but they're pretty damn good at cannolis.
  • Karthik R.
    Karthik RamanAugust 8, 2015
    Everything is amazing - had the Oreo cannolli, but don't miss out on the lobster tail, a delicious pastry with cream and ricotta. Line moves fast
  • Lee Ann W.
    Lee Ann WilliamsAugust 7, 2015
    The Cannoli's are the best! Was not impressed with their cookies but the cannoli's are just WOW! Would definitely make this a stop..try the Oreo Cookie Cannoli!
  • Ashlee W.
    Ashlee WebsterJuly 28, 2015
    Make sure you have cash as they don't take cards, and be prepared to spend a lot because everything is to die for! Be sure to get some macaroons if you like coconut!
  • Karan T.
    Karan TamhaneJuly 23, 2015
    Boston cream puff FTW!!
  • Rawan 🎀
    Rawan 🎀July 22, 2015
    The best cupcake I've ever had in my life 😍🇮🇹
  • Michael N.
    Michael NataleJuly 22, 2015
    Not a huge cannoli guy but gotta love the hazelnut & pistachio cannoli here
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikJuly 19, 2015
    Lucky for you, the long line gives you plenty of time to contemplate and finally decide on a cannoli flavor.
  • Curtis S.
    Curtis ShoungJuly 19, 2015
    Ricotta cream filled things.
  • Pame R.
    Pame Rubio PJanuary 3
    Las personas en el mostrador son extremadamente groseras! Los Canelones y Pasteles nada del otro mundo. No vale la pena aguantar el pésimo trato.
  • Ana Clara F.
    Pra quem é fã de Cannolis (eu não)... Vale a pena! Deliciosos, mas muito parecido com o de outras doceiras. Os outros doces são gostosinhos, mas esperei muito mais pela propaganda que fizeram!
  • Enrique S.
    Enrique SepúlvedaAugust 26, 2016
    Dicen que es uno de los mejores locales de canoli de boston. Lo encontré demasiado calórico. Es como para comerse 1 entre 2.
  • Antonina R.
    Antonina RechkinaMay 23, 2016
    Вкусные канолли! Советую брать с рикоттой - классический вкус, с клубникой, лимончелло, шоколадом на мой вкус оказались слишком "химическими".
  • Gizem G.
    Gizem GevenAugust 26, 2015
    Cok krema😦
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