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Ralphie's Cafe Italiano

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91 S Broadway, Salem, NH 03079-3025
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Methuen, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove by Saturday about 4p.m. and decided to try this place. Parking lot was crowded as was the inside. We sat in the bar area,this seemed a better choice than the dining room. Waiter was prompt and we ordered house chianti that was very good. A very large menu,I do not consider this a good start. I ordered Chicken... More 

Thank grammyhall
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place gave me 2 really bad experiences. MEALS: haddock picata soooo salty i ate 40 % of the fish & no pasta after first realization of the over salting. it leads me to kknnoooww they let inexperienced & likely 23 year old cooks in charge of quality. entrees were so weak of awful, thats not in line with the... More 

Thank Cory N
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We have eaten at Ralphies on two occasions. Both very disappointing! The food was bland and tasted more like a fast food eatery. The staff is very rushed therefore leaving them very unhappy ( this is a direct quote from two of the waitstaff).

Thank Lisa l
Salem, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Food is very good. Been in a few times and just had 1 problem with the help being slow but other than that everything was great

Thank P Q
Salem, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The food here is great, and that is coming from my Italian husband. Ralphie's is the only restaurant that serves food almost as good as his father made every Sunday!!

Thank Kellly896
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Brought a friend to lunch at Ralphie's since she had never been. We both had the chicken parm sandwich and it was DELICIOUS and very filling. The waiter was so sweet and attentive, and was awesome about bringing sauce on the side for the both us since we asked that they go light sauce on the sandwich. Great food! Will... More 

Thank shirleys594
Salem Depot, New Hampshire, United States
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Went for lunch to see how the new facility and wow Ralphie has really gone classy. Food has always been good but now the atmosphere matches the food. Take the time to stop for lunch or dinner it is fabulous.

Salem Nh
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is one of my Favorite restaurants in Salem. The Food is great. The Value is Fantastic. The Owners make sure that every dinning experience will be a good one.

Thank Michael U
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch with a family group, and it was terrific! Friendly, homey staff of real people serving good Italian comfort food of very high quality. We had a personal pizza, a panini, and the calimari appetizer (as an entree, and it was plenty), and enjoyed it immensely. This is a local restaurant for us, and we will definitely... More 

Thank Drew W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I wish I had discovered Ralphie's on the first day of our MA/NH trip instead of our last day. It was very difficult picking just one dinner from their expansive menu. I went with the haddock piccata - a fantastic choice. (I know the giant spoon is meant for twisting the linguine into your fork, but the sauce was so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 S Broadway, Salem, NH 03079-3025
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: 603-893-3777

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