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Don't wonder anymore why you see so many people walking around the streets of Boston's North End carrying classic looking white boxes filled with traditional Italian pastries. Stop in and sample one of Mike's Pastries large assortment of desserts. Don't let the long lines scare you away as the staff is fully capable of handling the crowds making your wait short. Sweet tooth no more!
We were in Boston over Fourth Of July weekend and we had to try this place out. First of all, I must say, we beat the CROWND!!!! yeayyy. We went at the perfect time, I think around 1:00 PM and waited less than 5 minutes. They were so quick! Anyway, The cannoli-plain was huge, delicious crust and delicious filling!! Loved it. The Jim Roll (i think it's called), was good. The cupcakes, not so much. I make better cupcak... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
It is never a good idea to walk into a pastry shop when you are hungry. You know you will order and eat the worst possible things that would ruin your diet. However, on Feb. 13th I did just that out of despair that every single restaurant in Boston North End required an hour plus wait.
My boyfriend and I were both hungry and grumpy and we couldn't bear the thought of waiting for another hr or two for dinner. Then,... view more
I never understood the appeal of Mike's. Much like Little Italy in other Northeast cities, notably NYC, North end is feeling more and more like Vegas. Good for tourists and not much else. Who wants to elbow to the counter with a whole bunch of tourists for overpriced american italian desserts? Packed, small, crowded and not much else.Like this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch