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“The pastry shop in the North End”

Maria's Pastry Shop
Ranked #2 of 102 Dessert in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Neighbourhood: North End
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Neighbourhood: North End
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Maria's is the "real deal" of Italian pastry shops. The biscotti is so very good. They don't fill the cannoli until you place your order it so it doesn't get soggy. A tiny place but it's filled with the most delicious fare.

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Reviewed 21 May 2012

I was recently introduced to 'Maria's' and I can't wait to go back! I bought a ricotta pie to take to a friends home for dinner and it is so creamy and wonderful.....LOVE it! I had a freshly filled cannoli - the ricotta filling was fantastic! And I brought home the Italian anise cookies for my husband, which were the best! You will not be disappointed if you are a lover of fine Italian pastries! No long lines, walk in and walk out with your pastry delights!

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Reviewed 21 May 2012

Andrew Zimmern- Host of the show 'Bizarre Foods', traveled to Boston recently and advised his viewers to pass on the touristy spot of Mike's Pastry and try Maria's instead. Best canoli I have ever had. We also had cookies, lobster tail, neopoleons and tiramisu. All outstanding.

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Thank SewFine802
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

I am never disappointed by Maria's pastry. This is one of the best pastry shops in Boston-- the chocolate torrone is not to be missed. The pasticiotti is also fantastic-- we got the ricotta filled one with powdered sugar on top. Definitely worth the visit.

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Thank KraZ4food
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Reviewed 10 March 2012

I really enjoy going into Maria's pastry shop in the North End of Boston. Its not full of tourists and the desserts that she makes is equal if not better than any of the other Italian pastry shops in the North End. She is from Italy, speaks Italian and English. I love her freshly filled Conolli's and her home made nouget ( torrone) are amazing. DOnt stand in those long lines, go there for delicious pastries!!! IM a local and go there all the time..

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