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430 Paradise Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 599-1780
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A regular

A favorite place! Great food, Amazing fresh delicious sushi...great Maitai's ! 5 star all the way! We eat here a couple of times a week when home, great service and owners remember customers and always make you feel welcome. A great neighborhood place that is excellent!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Deb C
via mobile
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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English first
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

A favorite place! Great food, Amazing fresh delicious sushi...great Maitai's ! 5 star all the way! We eat here a couple of times a week when home, great service and owners remember customers and always make you feel welcome. A great neighborhood place that is excellent!

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

If you're judging this place against the best Asian food in your area, it could be a step down, but as you know, there are a ton of bad Asian restaurants in the suburbs. This is one of the better ones in my area. Agree with other reviewers about the sushi - really good, but not cheap. The Chinese food... More 

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We love Gourmet Garden. High quality food and you get what you pay for. The sushi is by far the best in the area (organic too). The service is always very fast and efficient. Highly recommend it for families and groups, not so much for a cosy romantic dinner as its a pretty busy n loud place.

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've been to plenty of Asian/Hibachi places, and what one gets here is pricey food for the cost of the service. There are other places one can go and more authentic Asian food without having to pay excessively for just the service. Go elsewhere and save your money.

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This restaurant has great sushi very fresh a bit on the higher side price wise.....But then I ordered the Pad Thai. This worse Pad Thai I have ever hadd in my entire life including diet frozen food. Can't decide if it was the lack of flavor or the total dryness that was the final straw. The shrimo were hard to... More 

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

There were multiple Chinese restaurants in this location and last incarnation really pleasing. Chinese food is very good quality and surprisingly excellent Sushi .

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Boston
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I love going to the grill section and have the chef put on a show for the dinners. They give you plenty of good food and it's not too expensive. Fun date place. I take my employees there for Christmas party nite.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Have been coming here for years and love, love, love it! Started out as a Chinese restaurant (wonderful) and added Japanese/sushi fare (added bonus) and now they do Hibachi as well!! Hibachi is fun and interactive (kids LOVE it) and all of their food is delicious. the cocktails are fantastic and the people who run it/work there are wonderful!! We... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Been here twice in the last month with friends. The seaweed salad is amazing. My favorite rolls so far are the rainbow, the Christmas, and a spicy tuna/shrimp tempura combo. The servers have been very accommodating. On one trip they let us switch tables, on another they made us espresso martinis (not on the menu) and sent us a free... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Went to gourmet garden a few time and this weekend we had a lot of people over so we ordered sushi, Chinese food and stuff for the kids all was great the girl on the phone struggled a bit with the order but all worked out and by the way they deliver too and on time

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 430 Paradise Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: (781) 599-1780

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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