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Olivadi Restaurant & Bar

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32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492 (Central/Washington)
+1 781-762-9090
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice ambience, food and service was good. Looked like there was a nice bar if you want to hang out and have a more casual dinner. Wine list had a decent variety and the menu had something for everyone. Portions were good sized, someone at our table ordered the stuffed pork chop and it was pretty big. I had the... More 

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Cape Cod
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a group of 10, so we got to see and taste a lot of the menu. Everyone was very pleased with the service and the food, all was top notch. Very well anointed facility. The salads were big enough to share, as when they arrived the remark heard was, I can not eat all this take some. Fried... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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165 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently went here with a large group for a family birthday. Our table reservation was ready upon arrival. All enjoyed their meals. Varied menu - Italian, Steaks, Seafood. Some gluten free items. Children's menu. Recommended for children 8 yrs and older.

Thank sedum37
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with a party of six. Food and drinks were very good (a little pricey but worth it). The pasta was outstanding as was the Bolognese sauce. Deserts were very good as well. Not a cheap place but a good place.

1 Thank DannyVee2013
Norwood, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have dined at Olivadi since it opened. It never disappoints. Just keeps getting better. Evening specials are always a special treat. We have also had family events and baby shower here and they make an extra special effort to make each event special.

1 Thank DavidKrol
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We are from NJ. Came to Norwood because my son played in a hockey tournament here. What do hockey players eat before or after the games? Pasta and proteins. Where could we find pasta? In an Italian place. We stayed in Hampton Inn in Norwood and didn't want to go far. There were 6 people in our party: three dads... More 

1 Thank Alexander K
Belle Mead, NJ
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Olivadi has a typical Italian restaurant menu but an ambience that is much better than most Italian restaurants. The restaurant has a lot of seating but the setup (a few medium size rooms) allows for nice, quiet meals. However, the quality of the food is variable. During a recent dinner, we had 2 entrees: the Gnocchi Sorentina Al Forno and... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We popped into Olivadi for a fast lunch and were astonished by the outstanding service and wonderful food. We were in a very tight time crunch and when I explained that to the staff, they jumped on it and had us out in 35 minutes. Jamie slipped us the bill immediately after ordering so we could slide out quickly. She... More 

2 Thank janet3025
Quincy, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food and atmosphere at Olivadi Restaurant is excellent. I enjoy the Chicken Picata dish and Caesar Salad. The Shrimp Scampi dish is also very good. The wait staff is attentive and knowledgeable. The prices are very reasonable and portions of food are generous. I look forward to my next visit to Olivadi Restaurant!!!

1 Thank Mary M
East Walpole
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88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

We do not often dine in Norwood, even though it is the next town over. We found ourselves at an art gallery show and decided to walk the short distance to Olivadi. The hostess was polite and told us we could be seated right away if we did not mind a high top in the bar area. That was fine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492
  • Public Transportation: Commuter Rail Franklin line Norwood Center Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Norwood
  • Phone Number: +1 781-762-9090
Located on the edge of Norwood Center, Olivadi Restaurant and Bar is home to the finest combination of classic and modern Italian cuisine in the area. Whether it's classic dining, or a quick bite in our lounge, we await you with open arms and amazing aromas.
Inspired by the small Calabrian mountain village from which we are named, our menu features fresh and local meats, seafood and pastas inspired by the region (as well as traditional Italian favorites). Choose from our extensive wine list, creative cocktail menu or craft brew selections to find the perfect accompaniment to your meal.

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