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Gourmet Garden

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430 Paradise Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907
(781) 599-1780
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Salem, Massachusetts
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347 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gourmet Garden is our "go to" restaurant when we are in the mood for Chinese food. The wait staff is always friendly and accommodating, and the food (and drinks!) are always top notch. We usually go to the GG in Swampscott, but have also found ourselves at the one in Hingham. Same story there too. Good food, great people ...... More 

Thank NancyG-818
Scarsdale, New York
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Twice we've gone here for dinner with an extended family group. We order a bunch of different dishes, so family members (some of whom are not daring eaters) can sample some Asian dishes they would never order on their own. No one has ever gone home with an empty stomach.

Thank robertpf2015
Salem, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I order delivery or pickup from Gourmet Garden fairly frequently. The maki is always delicious and friends always love whatever they get whether it's from the Chinese or Japanese menu. Unfortunately, I tend to get delivery because the service is lacking. The older woman (I'm not sure if she's an owner, manager, or what) who often greets and seats at... More 

Thank Ceilidh86
Salem, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stopped in for some sushi at lunch and it was great. Wait service was friendly, but like some Chinese Restaurants, there was an employee peeling/cutting vegetables on a nearby table watching the TV near the sushi bar where we ate; while it was not disruptive, maybe they could do that in the kitchen.

Thank John M
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We love coming here. We are never disappointed but prefer the sushi bar to the restaurant. The sushi is always fresh and creative, the cans of Sappora ice cold, and the staff friendly.

Thank robroy18
Salem, MA
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This restaurant serves classic Asian fare, including sushi, which I can't rate, not being a sushi afficionado! But I can attest to the prompt and courteous service, well prepared food, and of special notice to me was the dieter's menu of delicious grilled proteins and steamed vegetables. This is not the usual heavy fried, greasy sauced, MSG laced fare. Each... More 

Thank alaris
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I am saddened to say that this restaurant has really fallen off for us. My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for over 10 years. We found the sushi first class, and the Chinese food was great too. Moreover, the service was excellent, and the workers were friendly. When we had kids, our kids loved the restaurant,... More 

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Nahant, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Mike at the bar is great! Sushi is fresh and delicious . Lots of great Maki rolls. Salt and pepper shrimp , spicy green beens, healthy akai rice, all favorites . Staff very friendly and welcoming. Wish though that they would màke the bar area larger as this is a great spot to hang out with the locals and enjoy... More 

Thank Yummy44Food
Salem, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

A great option for sushi, Chinese food and Japanese steakhouse on the North Shore. I eat here on a monthly basis and have never had a bad meal! The sushi is fresh as can be, and all organic. There is a large variety of rolls, and you can even get your sushi wrapped in cucumber instead of seaweed and rice.... More 

Thank jamiebethyoms
Salem, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

We love the buffet here, and when that isn't available, love to order from the menu. The food portions are generous, and it's very fresh. Everything we've ordered has been excellent. This isn't your dark brown, salty Asian food...fresh with light sauces. I don't eat sushi, but people I've gone with order it all the time. I Love their hot... More 

Thank Amy A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Paradise Rd, Swampscott, MA 01907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: (781) 599-1780

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