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Alma Nove

4.7
4885 Reviews
$31 to $50
Mediterranean
Paul Wahlberg presents Alma Nove, a stylish and contemporary restaurant and bar offering classic Italian cuisine amid the bountiful flavors of the surrounding Mediterranean. Located in the historic Hingham Shipyard steps from the beautiful shoreline of Hingham Bay, guests can enjoy a scenic view whether they dine inside with panoramic floor to ceiling windows or on the patio furnished with lounge furniture and a fire pit. The wine list at Alma Nove is approachable, affordable and fun, very similar to the menu.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected

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Mon - Thu 4:30PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Fri 4:30PM - 5:30PM 4:30PM - 5:30PM

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JamesL
New England
13 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, our experience was wonderful. The food was great and so was the service.
These are such wonderful people that work at this restaurant. Lee-Ann was our server and she did something really nice. She left us alone until we were ready to order. This allowed us to relax and have some conversation. When we were ready to order she came right over. We can't wait until the lamb shank comes back. It is a real
favorite of ours. Some were saying that the restaurant was thinking of offering a basket of popovers. That is a really great idea. Thanks again for making every experience really great.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as usual

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Leonpa
New England
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great overall, service a bit distracted.

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vipLydiaL
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Outdoor seating was great, with a heater close by just in case. It turned out to be a beautiful warm fall afternoon.
I was disappointed that I had to wait until my companion arrived before I was seated. (Don’t remember that in the past) and I did see late arrivals be seated with their earlier guest.
Service was ok but not great, waiter kept forgetting things. The food was disappointing. I had the bolognese, which just tasted like a broken up burger, certainly not simmered beef. My friend had the ravioli, which was missing the oyster mushrooms. The pasta was ok. We’ve eaten here many times before but this may be our last visit for a long while.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The patio is beautiful! Our waitress was very attentive and careful with my gluten sensitivity. The food was delicious including the best mussels I have ever had! My husband said his steak was one of the best he’s had in a while. He loved the oven dried tomato & carmelized onion topping. We would love to eat here again. It was a great choice for our anniversary dinner.

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BobC
New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent never felt rushed but somebody was always there to see if you needed anything at all. Food was exceptional by all members of my party would highly recommend it to anybody

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PaulaB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never disappointed - best restaurant on the South Shore!0

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the staff was gracious and professional. Our waiter, Frank, was especially accommodating. The seared beef mushroom barley risotto special was out of this world!

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Anna
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sat outside in late October, kept warm with heat lamps. Beautifully decorated and great ambience. Waitress was spectacular, we had a larger party. Chef Paul was the kindest and most down to earth. As was all the staff starting at the host stand. Everyone loved their apps, entrees and dessert. Had been meaning to try this spot out and so glad we did, will return.

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vipBeverlyW
New England
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Birthday and very pleased the host was able to accommodate special request for seating

BJ
BJGM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Am handicapped. Arrived 10 minutes early b4 guest for patio. Was not seated until he arrived. Would preferred to wait at table with some tea. 11:45. Difficult to find “light lunch”.
Brioche crab cake sandwich was soggy.
Arnold Palmers had paltry ice which
Floated listlessly (1) in its warm
Bath. Server tried hard but listing specials was Long and confusing. Less would been better. Perfect weather for lovely Patio setting.
Would recommend but with many suggestions.

CW
CathleenW
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu choices were interesting and the names of the desserts and drinks were imaginative.

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FredD
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy to take my guests from Puerto Rico who visit me often

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Lyann
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service was amazing! My husband had the special of the night which was ravioli, I had a potato crusted cod. We also shared a side of truffle Mac n cheese and lobster mashed potatoes. Everything was delicious and we are so glad that we were able to make reservations! Can’t wait to come back!!

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KeniM
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding quality and service! The food was superb .

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Yogi111
New England
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place. Music and lively crowd made it fun. Our server, Maureen, was kind and gracious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table was split on potato crusted cod and short rib beef stew , both were amazing! And the popover that comes with the beef stew is to die for 🤩

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Paula23Review
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and evening. Our server was very nice

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CaseyC
New England
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great gluten free menu but I’m that annoying person that would like a few more dairy free options for the sides. Overall though, it was a really nice evening celebrating my girlfriend’s fortieth!! Will be back to dinner with hubby for sure!

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augma
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Highly recommended

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vipWill
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alma Nove never disappoints! It’s always clean, inviting, great service and great food.

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PaulaB
New England
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tonight I ordered the Carbonara oysters made with guanciale. They were served in the oyster shell atop a sea salt mound. Amazing presentation!
There was plenty of succulence that I drizzled over bread. Delicious!
The Orecchiette did not disappoint! It was prepared with Italian sausage with a hint of chili flake. Definitely worth the carb load!

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AMD1
New England
10 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our entire experience was outstanding. We were seated on the outside patio and were lucky enough to see the marina in daylight, sunset, and after dark- simply gorgeous! Food, drinks, and service from Kerry were all A+. If you are an octopus lover, try it- cooked perfectly, the best I’ve ever had. The sausage and Broccoli rabe pasta with pistachios was to die for! I think this will become our favorite restaurant and we are already planning our return visit. Thanks so much for a fantastic evening and birthday celebration.

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vipCarolD
New England
42 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal. The swordfish with paella risotto was outstanding. The cod was also exceptional. We ordered our cosmos our special way , and they were perfect. Our table overlooked the boats and a beautiful sunset. We will happily return soon.

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DoILookFussy
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience4

We enjoyed the outdoor seating overlooking the marina. The background music okay, not too loud. The (lunch) menu was a bit more limited than we expected. Had hoped for some good old Italian pasta dishes like spaghetti and sausage, though the gnocchi was tasty. Would have liked to have seen a steak offered, other than with the rice bowl, which was not really a rice bowl. The staff did a couple of odd things, like squeezing between our table and the fence to open up the fire pit, which they didn't even light. There was lots of room if they went around. The server was pleasant. They have the location and the skill to make a delicious dish. Maybe just a tweak more of customer service would be nice. I would go back again on a nice day as the outside area is very nice.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just a lovely night, start to finish. One of my favorite restaurants.

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ValeriaL
New England
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Alma Nove provides premium bottled water & bread w/excellent olive oil if you want it. Good choice of wine, beer or cocktails. Service is friendly & prompt w/ Paul Wahlburg serving when necessary. My lunch entree was wonderful. I had pan seared shrimp & scallops over butternut squash risotto. My dining companion had fish & chips, The fillets were small & thin & overcooked. It was brought to the servers attention.

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LEEf
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner outside on the patio! We both had the Cod.

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BarbaraB
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant, great location, beautiful views, waitstaff great , very professional , food always excellent, one of our favorite restaurants for sure

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful place, great food, excellent service. We had a wonderful dinner for four and enjoyed it thoroughly.
The Cotuit oysters for starters were fresh and delicious, and we also enjoyed the roasted beet salad. For mains I had the short ribs which were absolutely fabulous, falling apart tender with a deeply flavored brown sugar and balsamic gravy, they totally lived up to my admittedly very high expectations for short ribs. The small downside was that they were served with a cold bland popover on the side and a tasteless creme fraiche that theoretically had horseradish in it but was also tasteless. The only other small note is that the bread served before dinner was cold and kind of chewy rather than warm and crusty.
Other very good main dishes in our party included the potato-crusted cod and the pumpkin ravioli with grilled shrimp. My husband had mussels as his main course, beautifully flavored with roasted red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and red pepper flakes, enjoyed them thoroughly. We shared the affogato for dessert which was excellent except I would have liked a little more fudge (who wouldn’t?)
Service was really excellent - when we arrived we asked if anything could be done to reduce the cold air blowing on us from the ceiling vents and our server Tony immediately adjusted the air conditioning for us. He was friendly, unobtrusive, and efficient throughout.
The place has a beautiful sleek but warm vibe, nicely lighted. There is also patio seating with a view of the marina.
Altogether a very nice experience, on the expensive side but well worth it. Would definitely recommend!

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vipSean
New England
8 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply outstanding. This is a favorite place of mine because it is always good. The food here is as good as any in town and the atmosphere is far better than most. Perhaps it just that the menu, the service, the atmosphere and the food here all appeal to me but I believe this is one of the best restaurants in the Boston area.

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BrianW
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Calamari was excellent and food was great. Felt over dressed seeing other families. Didn't think this was a restaurant that allowed lower dress requirements. Overall the food was excellent and will be back again knowing the dress requirements are not an issue.

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Rose
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We were celebrating our daughter’s birthday. Food was great but root vegetables were undercooked and meatball starter was a tease. Otherwise, the experience was great!

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justok
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary’s

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vipperfect
New England
21 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I am not a red meat eater, but I would happily order the strip loin entree. SO, SO good!! Service was impeccable! The banana bread pudding and the oysters were also excellent.

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Whitney
Austin
4 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was even better than I hoped for!!! The new fall menu is awesome, and the service was top notch!! We will definitely be back next time we're in town!

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vipSoSo
New England
61 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience5

The food is not good???!!???!?
Love the place, live right in shipyard, and am very sad!

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Linda
New England
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Two of three in our party were pleased. One had the Mediterranean Salad with salmon which, for what was presented, was overpriced. The salad , which consisted of overdressed cucumber, tomato, and onion, had an unpleasant flavor. The piece of salmon was small and undercooked. The server should have asked to what degree it should have been cooked. Coffee was luke warm, and the creme brûlée had a rather unappetizing coat of black substance at the bottom of the ramekin.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The overall experience was great, the food was good but the value I thought was pretty poor. I ordered a salad and added some tenderloin and I got probably 2 ounces and it was $17 for the add-on. A flavor was good but the value wasn’t there. The overall experience was good we sat outside so the ambience was awesome with the wind. If I go back I will order a full meal and check the value of that but the out on the salad was a big disappointment

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

11 yr anniversary dinner. Duck was divine.

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Alma Nove offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 749-3353.

Alma Nove is rated 4.7 stars by 4885 OpenTable diners.

Alma Nove does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://swipeit.com/product/798/alma-nove.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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