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Petrillo's Italian Kitchen

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6 Foster St, Peabody, MA 01960-5504
978-977-5330
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4:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Authentic Italian Around

The Italian food here is the best in the area. Prices are average and service is good. Linda and her family run a great restaurant. Call for a reservation on the weekends! Parking is located across the street from the restaurant. Their take out and delivery service for the after lunch time is also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
arjkkw2703
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Peabody, Massachusetts
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Peabody, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Italian food here is the best in the area. Prices are average and service is good. Linda and her family run a great restaurant. Call for a reservation on the weekends! Parking is located across the street from the restaurant. Their take out and delivery service for the after lunch time is also wonderful.

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Thank arjkkw2703
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the fried ravioli (awesome), two salads, chicken parmesan and chicken piccata. We did take out. Food was ready even before they said, they got every little detail right...from hots on side of one salad to dressings ... No mess ups. The chicken was awesome. Good solid breast filets, good portions. Quality ingredients. Nice presentation even for take out.... More 

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Thank Susan C
Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't say anything about this restaurant except superb everything. The food and drinks are excellent. The servers are very attentive. It is sometimes hard to get a reservation and it is because everything is top notch. I've been to this restaurant probably about a half dozen times and never once have I been disappointed.

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Thank tfjm1
boston, ma
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This place has potential, BUT they have never learned the lesson of understatement or sublety, and therefore they have as many failures as successes on the menu. Too much is too much, plain and simple- and on the plain and simple aspects of how food should taste- vis-à-vis saltiness and sweetness, either the chef or sous-chef is very heavy-handed with... More 

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Thank MaCherie57
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

If you think you really need to go to Boston for great Italian food, come to Petrillo's in Peabody. The best Italian food on the North Shore. The restaurant is small and intimate so I would recommend reservations especially on the weekend. The portions are more than adequate, the staff are friendly, and the food is to die for. Adequate... More 

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Thank Kathy W
Kingston, Canada
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48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

I have now eaten here about 5 times, mostly for lunch but once for dinner. I like the food here. The Italian sandwiches are delicious. There is usually at least one type of homemade pasta and I usually have that as part of the main. Good solid Italian cooking, good portions and reasonable prices, what's not to like.

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Thank Peter L
Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

I went to Petrillo's for lunch with my Grandparents. They have been raving about the place since they discovered the restaurant during the summer. My grandfather is allergic to garlic and they cater to his allergy well. He ordered his favorite, the spaghetti carbonara, and it was a huge delicious looking portion. The carbonara isn't on the lunch menu (only... More 

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Thank Julia M
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

I've been to Rome and have had a lot of good Italian food, but after going to Petrillo's it made me realize that just because it was Rome doesn't mean it was great Italian food. Everything about Petrillo's was amazing! I went with my girlfriend because she heard good things about it. I got the pasta bolognese and it was... More 

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Thank Christian R
Melbourne, Victoria
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138 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We based this visit on previous TA reviews and were glad we did. We initially drove past the restaurant as its not hugely obvious from the street. Parking was easy either on the side street or up behind the restaurant. Even on a Sunday night it was full but the staff were great on getting us a wait time, which... More 

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Thank skyerow
Beverly, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Based my decision to try this restaurant on the overwhelming number of positive reviews. Unfortunately, I found the food to be mediocre at best. Tried the chicken parm which is not a dish I usually order unless I'm at a reliable North End restaurant, but thought I'd try a classic dish with red sauce and I was assured by the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Foster St, Peabody, MA 01960-5504
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: 978-977-5330

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?