You have a lot of choices for pastries in the North End, including two places where the walls are lined with pictures of celebrities who have stopped in for cannolis and lobster claws. But leave Mike’s and Modern to the tourists and every single politician - Maria’s is better than both. Don’t leave without the rum cake.
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Trattoria di Monica
Trattoria di Monica is a small but modern Italian restaurant in the North End that does a good job with a traditional menu.
Neptune Oyster is a ridiculously popular oyster bar in the North End. It’s worth it if you can get in.
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Tatte Bakery & Cafe
Tatte is a huge cafe in Harvard Square with great pastries and Middle Eastern specialties.
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