Longtime destination for Italian & American baked sweets like cakes, pies & biscotti.
Bakeries: Modern is a fabulous, family-owned Italian bakery that is filled with delicious sweets and treats just waiting to be consumed. Modern gives North End competitors a run for their money with the filled to order favorites-cannolis. Enjoy other Italian specialty baked goods including biscotti, breads and an enticing assortment of torrones. Plus, their basement bar adds an element of enchantment. A coffee bar specializing in Italian coffees, cappuccinos, and espressos can also whip up a hot chocolate for the kids. With an on-line catalog and a location in neighboring Medford you can get Modern’s treats or mail them to those who can’t get into Boston to enjoy the Modern experience.
Gluten-Free Baked Goods: Modern is a fabulous, family-owned Italian bakery that is filled with delicious sweets and treats just waiting to be consumed. Modern gives North End competitors a run for their money with the filled to order favorites-cannolis. Enjoy other Italian favorites including biscotti, breads and an enticing assortment of torrones. But Modern goes above and beyond other North End spots having an assortment of baked goods for the gluten free crowd. Feel ever so indulgent when you bite into one of their sensational whoopie pies and you’ll most likely forget it is gluten free. Other offerings vary, and if you are looking for something special, call ahead to see if Modern has it because they just might.
Modern Pastry Shop is an award winning, family owned Italian Bakery. Modern Pastry was created by our family over 70 years ago on Hanover Street in Boston’s North End. Three generations of innovative master chefs and over 150 years of authentic old world methods and experience, make our products stand out among the best. Our products will always be hand crafted and made to order, using the finest ingredients. This is our standard of excellence.
Modern Pastry cakes, cookies, candies, and pastries have been a part of Boston area gatherings for many generations. We enjoy seeing and hearing customers speak proudly of their experiences over the years in our bakery. Together we have celebrated birthdays, graduations, promotions, weddings, christenings, retirements, holidays, and so many other special occasions.
We love seeing new faces in our stores as well as returning customers. We love being an old neighborhood gathering place and seeing the customers we grew up with now bringing in their children and grandchildren. We invite you, customers new and old, to continue old traditions, or to create new ones. We thank you for your continuing patronage.
257 Hanover St,
Boston, MA 02113