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Bella Verona

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107 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-5217
978-825-9911
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 169
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Longtime Jewel

Bella Verona is an institution, and its location right outside the Hawthorne Hotel means a lot of tourists get to enjoy its authentic Italian fare. On our latest visit, we were pleased to see owner Giorgio keeping things running smoothly. We chose specials off the blackboard (including artichokes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Abecedarius
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Salem, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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260 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Salem, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
273 reviews 273 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Bella Verona is an institution, and its location right outside the Hawthorne Hotel means a lot of tourists get to enjoy its authentic Italian fare. On our latest visit, we were pleased to see owner Giorgio keeping things running smoothly. We chose specials off the blackboard (including artichokes, minestrone, pasta, shrimp and polenta), enjoyed a couple of bottles of Italian... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a really nice experience at Bella Verona on a quiet night over New Year's weekend. The service was attentive, but not overbearing (even though only a couple of table were occupied). The food is great and reasonably priced. Plus the atmosphere is A-1!

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Salem, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have been coming hear for years and live and have a business close by . My family came in town for a visit and they just loved the food and how nice the owners are. The crew they have working are all so nice! The owner is from Italy and so isn't my nieces husband and they just had... More 

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Buffalo
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

THE destination for an authentic Italian dinner in Salem. A little crowded, since it is so small, but that is part of the fun. They will even create your favorite dish if it is not on the menu or that evening's offerings. Absolutely wonderful.

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Folks had told me - this was a great restaurant - maybe at one time, but not this night - it was good Italian Food, but not great (all in the party of 8 agreed so). Facility is small and meant to be intimate but when they let folks wait inside even those without reservation, it's a distraction. Less than... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Good all around. Food was delicious. Atmosphere was great. The staff was amazing. I absolutely loved it

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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I love the restaurant and the food is fantastic my favorite is the ravioli. The people are so nice there.

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Lancaster, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On a suggestion from a local we dined here before going to the North Shore for a show. Although we were 15 min.late for the reservation, we we met graciously and shown our table. A bit cramped and a tiny bit cool, but we warmed right up with the delicious Italian Cuisine. The wait staff was great, food wonderful and... More 

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Billings, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We tend to get good referrals from workers in the areas we visit. On our trip to Salem before Halloween, we got a tip from the harbor cruise story teller about a wonderful Italian restuarant, the Bella Verona. We decided to try it and were not disappointed. It's a fairly small place, so it would be wise to make reservations... More 

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Monson, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

During our recent trips into Salem this Autumn, we stopped by Bella Verona Restaurant. The small quaint restaurant gives you the feel of being in Italy. The owner makes all the pasta and at this time of year makes pumpkin raviolis that are just so good! We also loved the tiramisu! Wonderful! When we returned we had the same thing!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970-5217
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 978-825-9911

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 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?