Best of Boston

Best Pastry

1999 Best Pastry, Shop

Maria’s Pastry Shop

Yes, we love the biscotti (and the heavenly hazelnut meringues) at Biscotti's, made by a strapping soccer-playing lad from Salerno (95 Salem Street, Boston, 617-227-8365). [...] read more»
1996 Best Pastry, Cuban

Panificadora “La Sisegoza”

There are trays of exotic sweets here, including our favorite, the guayaba empanada—a cream-cheese pastry filled with tangy homemade guava puree. We also like the [...] read more»
1996 Best Pastry, Danish

Carberry’s Bakery and Coffee House

The secret ingredient in Carberry's Danish pastries: almond paste, kneaded into the buttery, flaky dough. They are oversize and come in several flavors, such as [...] read more»
1982 Best Pastry, Chinese

Ho Yuen Bakery

A Chinatown find. Exquisite pastries and dumplings. read more»
1976 Best Pastry

The Old Amsterdam Café

A breathtaking selection of old and new world pastries. The American Diabetes Association has rated this place "X." read more»
1975 Best Pastry, Italian

The Caffe Roma

Babas, cannolis, and paraginas that would make an angel weep. read more»