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Olivadi Restaurant & Bar

32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-9090
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Ranked #13 of 99 Restaurants in Norwood
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Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Central/Washington
Transit: Commuter Rail Franklin line Norwood Center Stop
Description: Located on the edge of Norwood Center, Olivadi Restaurant and Bar is home to the finest combination of classic and modern Italian cuisine in the area. Whether it’s classic dining, or a quick bite in our lounge, we await you with open arms and amazing aromas. Inspired by the small Calabrian mountain village from which we are named, our menu features fresh and local meats, seafood and pastas inspired by the region (as well as traditional Italian favorites). Choose from our extensive wine list, creative cocktail menu or craft brew selections to find the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
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English first
Norwood, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was only my second time here. It was an amazing experience. We sat at the bar for about 2 and half hours, and felt right at home. The best part of the menu is that you can get half order entrees. My wife and I got 2 plates and the amazing wings. The Gnocchi are filled with ricotta and... More

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Manchester, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We were staying in Norwood for the Deutsche Bank golf tournament and this was the best restaurant we found in Norwood. It is a contemporary Italian menu and the food was really very good meaning it was freshly prepared with high quality fresh ingredients...I did not sense anything was frozen restaurant fare. The portions were good size, not huge...quality over... More

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a very good restaurant right in the middle of Norwood. Looks like it is a new restaurant or recently remodeled. Very nice menu; varied, reasonably priced with lots of good choices. The arugula salad was really good and my Papparadelle fungi pasta was very well prepared. Everything we both had was served promptly and was still hot. Ambience... More

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Boston
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I had never been to Olivadi's before last evening, even though I live less than 3 miles away. The dining room is tastefully decorated, and the tables are not on top of each other, which I very much liked. Our server, Marvin, was exceptionally attentive. The wine list was extensive. I ordered the spinach salad which was excellent. Really tasty,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

we ate outdoors and were extremely happy with the food and the service. very relaxing evening. I always enjoy the steak sandwich from the pub menu.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Food is outstanding. Would've eaten in but, son wasn't feeling good. They take great care in their take-out presentation and if I wasn't in my living room wouldn't have known any better. Will be back soon to dine in the lounge with the wife.

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Needham Mass
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We have been here 3 times twice at the bar and once at a table near the kitchen. Too many pass offs. Water server,bread server, kitchen staff do not follow instructions. It was dodtracying watching all these people to walk around like there heads were cut off. Waitress was annoyed because we gave her 18%. I wish I gave her... More

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Boston, MA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Last weekend, we had Saturday dinner at Olivadi. The atmosphere is rather sophisticated, but not overstated. There is limited outdoor seating, and it was a nice evening, but some of us preferred to eat indoors. The food was decent, but there are many equally good if not better restaurants in the area. Given the higher cost for the meal, the... More

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Needham, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We were a group of two on the Saturday night of Memorial Day Weekend. Booked a table at 6:15 thinking it might be noisy later. Our whole experience was very pleasant, from parking, to being seated to being served. The space is very attractive. We were seated in a part of the restaurant with small tables of people (twos and... More

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Wrentham, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Second time eating here. To be honest, I must not have been overly impressed with the first visit, as I never felt the urge to return. Ate here with a party of 8. Mid week, pretty busy for a Wednesday night. Server was very good, but service...eh. VERY slow bringing salads. As for the food....I ordered pork tenderloin. How does... More

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