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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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Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
As Good As It Gets!

The food at this Italian Eatery never disappoints. My husband and I eat here once a week. Food is fabulous, and service is too. Try the chicken marsala, chicken parm, or the lamb chops, all absolutely delicious. My husband and I were doing Thursday nights in the North End, and every time we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
naturelovers11
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Lynn, MA
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Reservations
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38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lynn, MA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food at this Italian Eatery never disappoints. My husband and I eat here once a week. Food is fabulous, and service is too. Try the chicken marsala, chicken parm, or the lamb chops, all absolutely delicious. My husband and I were doing Thursday nights in the North End, and every time we tried a new restaurant we would say,... More 

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Swampscott, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was excellent. I have had better, but I really enjoyed the experience of this restaurant. The service was excellent. The food was a little pricey.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Really enjoyed everything about this place. Staff was awesome. Nice décor but not stuffy. Casual and comfortable. Food was off the charts good. Wasn't inexpensive but felt like the quality and portions were definitely a good value. Highly recommend this for any type of dinner... romantic, family, casual, celebration...

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 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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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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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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?