If you’ve always dreamed of a trip to Italy, your passport isn’t necessary to explore an area that will make you feel as if you’re just minutes from Venice. Established in the 1630s, Boston’s North End is commonly known as Little Italy. With just a short trip there, you’ll have no doubt why! The North End of Boston is a small area, but there’s no shortage of things to do and see.
Fine Italian Dining
Along the cobblestone streets, you’ll find nearly 100 restaurants and shops to explore. Among some of the most notable are authentic fine Italian dining options that will leave you wondering how you’re still in the US. Rather you’re looking for a quick lunch or a fancy dinner that includes fine wine and a dessert, you won’t have to look far in Little Italy. This area Boston is home to a large Italian American population which means truly authentic Italian cuisine, not just another chain restaurant serving American-Italian food.
After you enjoy a fine Italian meal you can take a stroll through streets filled with unique architecture similar to the styles found in Italy. Many houses and shops serve as tourist stops along the way, including some wonderful backdrops for photos so you can remember your trip for years to come! Guided tours around the neighborhood are available to help you learn even more about the culture, architecture, and history of Boston’s North End.
Night Life and Morning Coffee
Finish off the night with a trip to one of the many pubs or taverns that can be found in Little Italy and enjoy everything the charming nightlife scene has to offer. They may not be out of control clubs like you’d find deeper in the city, but that doesn’t mean you won’t have a great time! There are multiple feasts held in the area throughout the year too that would be the perfect excuse to book your trip! After a night on the town you can spend a relaxing morning recuperating in one of the local café’s specializing in traditional Italian drinks.
If you’re looking for a vacation that’s close to home while making you feel like you’re across the globe – Boston’s North End is the perfect destination! Many of the tourists here become regulars thanks to the unmatched charm and unforgettable Italian cuisine. After just one short trip, you’ll understand why!
One of the famous restaurants that you can find along Boston’s North End is Trattoria Il Panino. It is considered as Boston’s first original Trattoria! We serve lunch and dinner daily and have a wide extensive list of cocktails and wine to pair with our delicious meals. Book a table now and get a taste of a real Italian experience