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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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Salem, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here on a Wednesday evening around 5:30. Got right in, was greeted by the owner and was brought to a table. Service was great, and the food was just as good as when they were in their smaller space. The atmosphere is also nice here. The antipasto is the perfect appetizer to share

Thank PatS102013
Salem, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten at Ralphie's many times. I have never had a bad meal. It is family owned and run. The antipasto is a must. Their bread and dressing is fabulous. If I could give them more than 5 stars I would.

Thank happytraveler633
Salem, New Hampshire
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there on a Thursday night at 500 no crowd at all . Waited 10 minutes for a waitress and ordered drinks . Waitress not really that interested in us or telling us about the menu of prices of drinks, didn't know. Meal was ok kind of bland nothing to write home about, nice and clean and still new looking.... More 

Thank Michael M
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend/companion ( a Salem resident) took me here, but warned me it may be bad for my diabetic diet...LOL Linen napkin service type place. Prices for entrees between $17-30. My bill, without drinks or dessert, came to $52 including tax and tip.

Thank Harry G
Woburn, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Ralphies Café Italiano in Salem NH on Jennifer's (who is Italian) recommendation. The place is small new and very clean. We went to Ralphies after cashing our winning tickets at the Rockingham Horse Track for the last time since it is closing this summer for good.... My wife had the Shrimp Basil ($17.95) and I had the Pasta... More 

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Salem, New Hampshire
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142 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

lisa is the owner and very accomodating to our needs the wait staff gives you time to eat and will not rush you the chicken wings italian style are wonderful the broccoli rabe is to die for the scampi is very good with extra garlic

Thank CICADA100
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Me and my Fiancee gave this place a try. Haven't been in this building since before Rage Jewelers closed up. Upon entering, we were warmly greeted by female hostess and seated. About a handful of guests on an early Sunday afternoon in early June. We were greeted by waiter Bobby. He took our beverage orders and then we mulled over... More 

Thank BrenAndBob S
Salem, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

My family and I decided to try Ralphie's because every time we drive by it's packed no matter what day of the week. When we walked in we were surprised that the restaurant was on the smaller side considering all the cars, but it actually made very good use of the space and made it feel like a real Italian... More 

Thank kahartling
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

we walked in, first impression, nice quaint newly constructed restaurant, our first visit to their new location, but.... no one greeted us at all, we wandered over to the bar and found a couple of stools unoccupied and sat ourselves there. you chap at behind the bar obviously new and admitted not trained yet to bartend not an issue, the... More 

Thank Paul I
Methuen, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

The service was very friendly and quick. The food was awesome and plenty of it. You need to go at lunch because at night there is a wait. Prices were average. Will definitely go back often. Only about 15-16 tables plus the bar with a few tables. But worth the wait

Thank icamimi330

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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?