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Paradiso Ristorante

15 Railroad Avenue, Swampscott, MA 01907
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Ranked #1 of 38 Restaurants in Swampscott
Price range: $15 - $20
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Burrill
Transit: Commuter rail station
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  • English first
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English first
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I read great reviews about this restaurant so decided to give it a try. And I'm so glad we did! When we entered we saw a great bar area filled with people eating delicious looking food so we took that as a great sign. We chose to sit in the dining room which is located in the back of the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If you are looking for great food, great service and great price look no further than Paradiso! The veal parmigiano was fabulous. A friend had the eggplant parmigiano and it melted in your mouth! Now enjoying the chocolate souffle was ridiculous! A hidden gem!

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Salem, Massachusetts
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I'm sure all of you Italians can relate to this! Whenever we go out to dine we have to be absolutely sure if we select an Italian restaurant it has to at least be close to what we enjoy art home. Well . . . search no more because Paradiso fits the bill for perfectly prepared dishes, served by a... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Our family of 8 enjoyed a delicious dinner at Paradiso. The service was excellent as well. The stuffed clam appetizer was filled with lots of clams and tasty stuffing. The char special was amazing. The fish was moist and flavorful. The lobster ravioli, the veal romano and the rissotto were all cooked to perfection. For dessert we shared the cannoli,... More 

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

While Paradiso is an overstatement, you are definitely in a better place than Dante's Inferno or Purgatorio! This is a comfortable, neighborhood Italian restaurant with a nice assortment of Italian dishes, accompanied by a decent (and affordable) wine list. The Chilean Sea Bass I ordered was mild and flavorful,and my wife's pollo affumicato was tasty and in a large enough... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Unexpectedly excellent Italian food in a traditional setting with nice background music and starched tablecloths. Parking right upfront in the street. Reasonable selection of Italian wine by the glass. Great prices. My Australian lamb chops were super tender cooked to my order. Wife's salmon was fingerlicking good. Lava cake-delish. Compliments to wait staff. Will come again.

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Dieppe NB
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Visited with my family - 4 adults and we gave the menu a good test. It was a Wed night and the entry bar area was alive and full, we dined in the dining area at rear - which suited our needs perfectly. It is a smart layout with two distinct dining areas. Tried the Scampi, mussels, Buffalo Mozza appies... More 

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food is reasonably priced. Tasty Italian food. Good portions. Polite friendly service. We go fairly often.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This was our first visit and we thoroughly enjoyed - EVERYTHING. Our meals tasted so fresh and delicious. The apple blossom dessert is well worth the calories. In addition, out waitress was very good. She was pleasant, attentive and professional. The bussers were very efficient - always on top of things. We will definitely return.

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Cranford, NJ
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I think someone is stacking the deck with these Trip Advisor reviews of this restaurant. Since I was from out of town, I went here based upon previous yelp reviews. I was disappointed with my experience. They honored our reservations on time. The bread with dipping oil came out fast. The bread was fresh and the dipping oil was tasty.... More 

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Additional Information about Paradiso Ristorante

Address: 15 Railroad Avenue, Swampscott, MA 01907
Phone Number: 781-581-7552
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
Open Hours:
Monday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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