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262 North Broadway, Salem, NH 03079
603 898-1190
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Today
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 21
    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
Most recent review
Colosseum Restaurant

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
katbob101
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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138 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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
Top Contributor
449 reviews 449 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Derry
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Yes this is a nice place with good food. It is still just quality Italian nothing unique and not out of the box.

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Massachusetts
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120 reviews 120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I had to plan a last minute dinner with friends in the Salem area and it being Valentines weekend, there were limited choices where I could make a last minute reservations. The Colosseum had availability and mixed reviews so I decided to give it a chance. While it was good catching up with friends, the restaurant was a big disappointment.... More 

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Hampstead, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I have never written a negative review on trip advisor. The coliseum in Salem used to be a five-star restaurant. Tonight my husband and I wanted to be fairly casual but go for a nice meal. We went to coliseum and sat at the bar. Three thirtyish women sat at the bar with a nine-year-old boy. I thought kids weren't... More 

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New Hampshire
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87 reviews 87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went her for a family and birthday celebration. This place has so much potential. I ordered the veal piccata unfortunately one of the vegetable still had one of the price tags on it that was a turn off sauce was basically like five sticks of butter and there was a little bit of fat and stringyness on the veal... More 

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Westminster, South Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

We were visiting some friends in Southern NH and they suggested the Colosseum as a place they had been to in past years but no recent experience. Sounded good, so we headed there. We had a 7pm reservation on a Thursday night but it wasn't very crowded. The hostess greeted us very warmly, and, as she was setting up our... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I have twice visited this restaurant with my daughter and have attempted to utilize a twenty five dollar Gift Certificate that i had received from WMUR TV. The first year i attempted to redeem a gift certificate i was told that it was expired so i didn't say anything and paid the bill and left leaving the gift certificate with... More 

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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
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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