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Traditions Italian Ristorante

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162 Main St, Saco, ME 04072-1504
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have driven by this restaurant but never stopped.Very nice atmosphere..friendly and efficient service..Extensive Italian menu with reasonable prices.Had a scallop and shrimp pasta..delicious with five scallops and four shrimp. Also had a great veal limone .Wine prices very reasonable.

Thank daizygeorgia
Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We made our annual trip to Traditions Italian Ristorante and we were not disappointed. I had the seafood chowder and I split a veal Parmigiana main course with my wife. Our friend had the eggplant parmigiana. I tasted it and it was delicious. Traditions serves basic good Italian meal at very reasonable prices. I'll be back again next summer.

Thank RJR411
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Dinner for four here on our way to Portland. Food was tasty, very reasonable pricies, excellent service and oh... the bread!! Would certainly come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Over the past few days, we've gorged ourselves with seafood and needed a break. We read about Traditions, gave it a whirl and weren't disappointed. My wife had a pasta special while I had fettuccine and sausage. We both had the garden salad, which was very fresh and the house dressing was flavorful. My only beef was that the cranberry... More 

Thank Steven N
Montpelier, Vermont
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

After eating seafood for three days straight, we wanted something different, and we always are on the lookout for good Italian restaurants. Traditions certainly lived up to that! It's not large, but it is very comfortable and the people are friendly. We looked around and saw what we expected were mostly locals and regulars, but we're sure than "in season"... More 

Thank WarrenKitz
Saco, Maine
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We had been to Traditions years back and not impressed. We decided to give it another shot back in January and what a change!! The food has improved and this restaurant has become another one of our favorites!!

2 Thank LJR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

My wife, daughter and I returned once again, and it was fabulous! We absolutely enjoy this cozy restaurant, and it is one of our favorites. Again, we do make reservations each time. The food and service is really nice, and we drive from Augusta and will continue!

1 Thank Cigarclassic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Any place with an old mahogany bar and tables starts out ahead, but the real attraction is good food from a diversified menu served promptly by friendly staff. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, and the parking plentiful. Reservations were needed on Valentines Day, but we had good service at the bar. - where the wine glasses were well filled.

Thank oldwoodboats
Bow, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Restaurant was packed but was able to get a seat. listened to friends who raved about their meals. I had lasagna and i thought it was average.. service was excellent

Thank Ron J
Saco, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

We go to Traditions often throughout the year. Small place so suggest you make a reservation. Popular with the "locals". Vacatoners coming to the beach in the summer as well as locals found this little hidden restaurant on Main St. in Saco. tI highly recommend Traditions to them for dining often. Good Veal Parm.

Thank fayecasey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Main St, Saco, ME 04072-1504
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Saco
  • Phone Number: 207-282-6661

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