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Modern Pastry Shop

North End, Boston
  • Jade A.
    "Get the ricotta filled traditional canoli, best in Boston!"(60 Tips)
    Monica G.
    "Amazing ricotta pie! Best I've ever had!!"(5 Tips)
    Michael L.
    "Lobster tail is the best and only 4 bucks!"(17 Tips)
    Julia M.
    "chocolate-dipped cannoli with the traditional ricotta filling"(2 Tips)
143 Tips and reviews
  • cannoli
  • ricotta pie
  • lobster tails
  • cake
  • casual
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  • Jeiran H.
    Jeiran Hasan1 week ago
    I thought it was just ok. I didn't have anything that I thought was absolutely amazing.
  • Jared C.
    Jared CampbellDecember 12, 2016
    Custom cannolies!!!
  • Reagan B.
    Reagan BarbosaOctober 31, 2016
    I didn't think the cannoli was as amazing as everyone said it was...the best cannoli I've had is from Graffiato in Washington, D.C.
  • Kellie L.
    Kellie LoebOctober 14, 2016
    So pretty it's is hard to choose!
  • Frederick Bernard S.
    Frederick Bernard StewartAugust 31, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Walk past any line and confirm that your selection is available and fresh. If so, get in line.
  • Dale A.
    Dale AndrewsAugust 6, 2016
    Lobster Tails aren't on display but they'll make your tongue slap your brains out. Awesome.
  • Johnny M.
    Johnny MangoAugust 5, 2016
    Best Cannoli's in Boston !!!
  • Karan M.
    Karan MavaiJune 24, 2016
    Lobster tail!
  • Alex T.
    Alex TrecoMay 23, 2016
    Best cannolis in the north end! Go with traditional ricotta filling.
    Upvoted Nov 11, 2016
  • Luckyxleaf
    LuckyxleafApril 22, 2016
    I want the pumpkin cheesecake! but I think it's seasonal cause it was there In December but not February.
  • Sofia P.
    Sofia PapastamelosApril 19, 2016
    They have a bar/restaurant in the basement. Go for trivia on Thursdays!
  • Frederick Bernard S.
    Frederick Bernard StewartApril 17, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Lobster tail.
  • Emily Z.
    Emily ZollerJanuary 13, 2016
    Black and white cookies!!!
  • A S.
    A SJanuary 12, 2016
    Had the rum cake(?) and the napoleon. Unfortunately both cakes were too similar, same cream filling between wafers. I wish the person behind the counter had informed us before purchase.
  • John M.
    John McFoodieJanuary 8, 2016
    Boston creme cupcake and strawberry cheesecake
  • Loren
    LorenDecember 24, 2015
    Come for the cannoli, leave with florentines, marzipan, jordan almonds, and sfogliatelle.
  • Pauly G.
    Pauly GNovember 8, 2015
    The best pastry shop in the North End! Get the pistachio cookies and tri color cookies!
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillNovember 6, 2015
    For my money they have the best cannoli in Boston. My guilty pleasure every time I am in town.
  • Cristina R.
    Cristina RuizOctober 15, 2015
    The mini cannoli is just the right size and sweetness. Crispy too!
  • Nicholas S.
    Nicholas StevensOctober 14, 2015
    Fresh piped cannolis are the way to go.
  • Megan M.
    Megan McInnisOctober 11, 2015
    Chocolate Filled Cannoli
  • David S.
    David SteinOctober 9, 2015
    Best canoli in Boston
  • Lynora C.
    Lynora ChewOctober 8, 2015
    I had the cookies-pinoli, pistachio, almond macaroons but the cannoli is supposed to be the thing to get
  • Jess J.
    Jess Jean-CharlesOctober 5, 2015
    They are cash only
  • Erman
    ErmanOctober 3, 2015
    Loong lines
  • Sofia U.
    Sofia UzSeptember 28, 2015
    Boston staple, eat a lobster tail, drink cappuccino. Baron the lower level!
  • Keely C.
    Keely CarriganSeptember 7, 2015
    Very busy at most hours, and a direct competitor to Mike's Pastry down the road. I personally get the ricotta pie and/or ricotta cookies during the holiday season!
  • Geena
    GeenaSeptember 7, 2015
    Everything. Better than brooklyn. And I can't believe I just said that
  • Faris A.
    Faris AltorkiAugust 18, 2015
    A Must visit spot in Boston👍🏼
  • Kristin
    KristinJuly 4, 2015
    Canolli with chocolate chips. Yum! Seating inside of you want to stay instead of taking your order to go.
  • Gabriela G.
    Gabriela GrossmannJuly 3, 2015
    In general I am not a fan of cannoli. It was ok but not worthy to do the line. Lobster tail was good.
  • Jonathan
    JonathanJune 29, 2015
    Fantastic cannoli. Cash only!
  • Amanda
    AmandaJune 10, 2015
    The fruit tarts are delicious!! All the pastries are superb.
  • Miguel P.
    Miguel PicancoMay 24, 2015
    Huge variety of options including a seemingly secluded bar and dining area downstairs!
  • Sonia S.
    Sonia SuMay 20, 2015
    Napoleon was disappointing.
  • Jon D.
    Jon DarveauApril 23, 2015
    Get the canolis!
  • Carl C.
    Carl CincottiApril 8, 2015
    The lobster tails are big enough to feed an army
  • Juan Luis B.
    Juan Luis BoteroMarch 28, 2015
    Mini canoli
  • Ingrid W.
    Ingrid WongMarch 8, 2015
    Cannoli are much fresher tab Mike's. Their other Italian pastries such as the French horn are worth a try as well. It's difficult to not be tempted by the cake display...
  • Jessica
    JessicaFebruary 26, 2015
    Those cannolis 😍
  • Julie N.
    Julie NamJanuary 15, 2015
    I want to get everything.
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HaftelJanuary 11, 2015
    Good but I find the cannoli at Mike's to be superior.
  • Mike C.
    Mike CallahanJanuary 5, 2015
    I prefer it to Mike's Pastry.
  • A.D. R.
    A.D. RevelsJanuary 3, 2015
    Crowded, but worth it. The cannolis are amazing!
  • Rob Z.
    Rob ZaleskiDecember 3, 2014
    The chocolate-dipped pistachio cannoli will make you the happiest. These are legit.
  • Nicholas H.
    Nicholas H.October 29, 2014
    Competes with Mike's Pastry, sometimes less busy, less selection of cannoli flavors.
  • Anya
    AnyaOctober 23, 2014
    creme brûlée is amazing!!!!!!
  • Natalia P.
    Natalia PflegerSeptember 29, 2014
    Cannoli!! The best! Coffee is great too.
  • Sue Y.
    Sue YeeSeptember 21, 2014
    Pastries and desserts
  • Chandra T.
    Chandra TSeptember 15, 2014
    Everywhere I go, I find a bakery.
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