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Paradiso Ristorante

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15 Railroad Avenue, Swampscott, MA 01907 (Burrill)
Commuter rail station
781-581-7552
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3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Dining
Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A local favorite

Very good food, pleasant environment, with excellent personal service. Large portions. The front has a bar atmosphere. The dining room in the back is much quieter with pleasant service from experienced staff who appear to have a long history there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Enbailey
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Swampscott, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

Very good food, pleasant environment, with excellent personal service. Large portions. The front has a bar atmosphere. The dining room in the back is much quieter with pleasant service from experienced staff who appear to have a long history there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I love this place! Food is amazing!! They have some homemade pastas! I haven't had a bad meal there ever!! Drinks are great! My favorite spot is the bar, which is beautiful! Great fresh food!!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 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
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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14 helpful votes 14 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
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 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
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15 Railroad Avenue, Swampscott, MA 01907
    (Burrill)
  • Public Transportation: Commuter rail station
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: 781-581-7552

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
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

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