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Paradiso Ristorante

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15 Railroad Avenue, Swampscott, MA 01907 (Burrill)
781-581-7552
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3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were standing in front of the counter waiting for a waitress to sit us, and nobody came in more than 5 minutes. They were 4 empty tables but not waitress. Never again.

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Thank Jocelyn L
Boston, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stopped here for dinner before the play at the local high school. There were four of us, she and me, and my mom and sister. We chose it for its convenience, and that may be all this place has going for it -- if you're in Swampscott. But boy, what a disappointment. Full disclosure -- my mom and sister... More 

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Thank KitchenJazz
Salem, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We are fortunate to live next to Swampscott MA where we regularly enjoy dining at our favorite Italian Restaurant - Paradiso - across from the train station. The food and presentation are outstanding and the staff friendly and very professional. We enjoy dining at the bar where Kim always remembers our beverage choices and what her favorite special menu choice... More 

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Thank BigBoy9
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

The gravy is the way grand mother used to make it. I always order my fresh rigatoni with the fra diavolo. The menu features nightly specials. More often than not, my friend orders the fish/ shellfish dish. Nice to have a real chef preparing local ingredients. I highly recommend the Paridiso. The food is all good, traditional menu and very... More 

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Thank Matt C
Swampscott, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Great food in a convivial restaurant. Fresh pasta and Specials every evening but the veal parmigiana is usually my choice....

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Thank Mollymaggie1
Nahant, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

A great quiet and romantic dining room separated from a lively bar. I had Seabass which was cooked to perfection. My wife had veal Parmesan. She liked the fact that it seemed to have a lighter less heavy touch than is more often the case

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1 Thank Bobthefuntrainer
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

My husband, 7 year old son and I love Paradiso - we esp like the quiet, cozy dining room in the back. The staff are very friendly and the chicken parm is to die for. We also love the nice selection of wines by the glass. There is also a large, nice bar area upfront that is always packed!

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1 Thank JMD903
Salem, Ma
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

There is nothing I love more than Italian food, and this place was terrible. The red sauce is thin, how I usually prefer it, but it had no flavor what so ever. I tried the sauce over the homemade rigatoni, which again was nothing special. My entree was salmon served grilled over spinach and cannellini beans and it came in... More 

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Swampscott, Massachusetts
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113 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Convenient dinner after getting off the train. The food is typical Italian and always smells wonderful when I get off the traim every day. The chicken parm and risotto were wonderful. Service is ok.

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Thank Meaghan Y
Lynn, MA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food at this Italian Eatery never disappoints. My husband and I eat here once a week. Food is fabulous, and service is too. Try the chicken marsala, chicken parm, or the lamb chops, all absolutely delicious. My husband and I were doing Thursday nights in the North End, and every time we tried a new restaurant we would say,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Railroad Avenue, Swampscott, MA 01907
    (Burrill)
  • Public Transportation: Commuter rail station
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Swampscott
  • Phone Number: 781-581-7552

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