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262 North Broadway, Salem, NH 03079
603 898-1190
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 32
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian Food...

I would have to say that for a little place that is somewhat hidden it is actually really good food. The atmosphere was pretty nice and the fish tank was a pleasant addition.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
Spcledtnta
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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  • Special occasions
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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I would have to say that for a little place that is somewhat hidden it is actually really good food. The atmosphere was pretty nice and the fish tank was a pleasant addition.

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visited this restaurant a number of times. Food is good, atmosphere is good. Only negative is they have a guitar man and accordion man who come around and play at your table for tips. Very annoying. Although the food and atmosphere is good I will not return because of the live music annoyance at my table.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My husband & I have just moved here recently and we were looking for a decent restaurant. We tried the Colosseum and were very pleased with the food and the service. I highly recommend eating here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great for lunch or dinner! Do not miss the stuffed artichoke app! Service is always excellent and they will make almost anything you want or tweak one of their meals to suit you.

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Plattsburgh, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Took my in-laws their for Pam Sunday. We all enjoyed the antipasto platter with a variety of pickled veggies, cheeses and meats. The bread arrived at our table hot with a nice crusty exterior. The shrimp in the scampi were jumbo size U10. The angel hair pasta was perfect as it was enveloped in the butter lemon sauce. I had... More 

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Plaistow, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My girlfriend and I wanted to grab dinner so we decided to try out the Colosseum! We walked in and was quickly greeted by the host and hostess (good start in my book), and they asked if we wanted a booth or table, of course we decided the booth! Sat down in the bar area where the music was going... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We heard great things about this restaurant so my Mom and I stopped there for lunch. The food was good but something must have been going on because we felt like we were an imposition to the staff. Our server never came back to check on us, nor asked us if we would like anything else. I had my mothers... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Not many restaurants do tableside Caesar Salad any more and we really enjoy it when a restaurant does so. Tableside Caesar made by either Estafano or Pal is always great! The Veal Francese served with gemelli pasta was excellent. The Vermicelli Pomodoro was a bit disappointing. The Colosseum is a favorite with locals and a place where you never feel... More 

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salem, new hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Almost every time I go to this restaurant I get the Veal Parmesan. The last time I went I got the Veal Francaise with homemade pasta. It was excellent.

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Southern NH
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Got the table side Caesar, it was great. It was the waiters first time making it, great job. The bread was wonderful (I think from Tripoli's bakery?) Ordered the veal and eggplant parm. It was terrible. There was barely any sauce, and the sauce had no flavor. The veal was tough, bland and no flavor at all. The eggplant was... More 

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Additional Information about Colosseum Restaurant

Address: 262 North Broadway, Salem, NH 03079
Phone Number: 603 898-1190
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Salem
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 262 North Broadway, Salem, NH 03079
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 603 898-1190

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm

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