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Best Italian Restaurants in Swampscott


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A photo of Paradiso Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Swampscott
Booked 12 times today
Paradiso Ristorante stands out in the North Shore for its authentic and consistently good Italian cuisine. Its patrons praise it as a "great neighborhood meeting place" with "excellent food and service." The freshness and quality of the meals, like the admired Cavatelli dish, are highly applauded by regulars. The veal piccata, fusilli chicken, and eggplant parmigiana are other standout dishes. Moreover, the restaurant has a reputation for accommodating special meal requests and serving gluten-free options. Patrons also appreciate the attentive staff, like the friendly servers Steve, Michael, and Vinnie. Overall, Paradiso Ristorante is celebrated as possibly "the best Italian restaurant north of Boston."
A photo of Rossetti Restaurant of Lynn restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lynn
Booked 23 times today
Rossetti Restaurant of Lynn is well-known for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. As per the customer reviews, the menu offers a variety of traditional Italian favorites from crispy fried calamari, house made ricotta gnocchi, to classic pasta entrees like veal, pork, & beef bolognese. The restaurant also offers a stunning dessert menu featuring cannoli assetto and tiramisu, among other treats. The attentive and friendly staff heighten the dining experience, always ready to answer questions and accommodate requests. Reviewers not only praise the excellent food and service, but also appreciate the cozy ambiance and reasonable noise level for a pleasant dining experience. Rossetti Restaurant is surely a precious find for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Toscana Forno restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Peabody
Booked 24 times today
Toscana Forno has been highly praised by patrons for serving excellent Italian cuisine. With plentiful positive reviews, it seems to have created a remarkable dining experience. Customers have particularly emphasized the high-quality food, pointing out the deliciousness of dishes such as the short rib ravioli, bruschetta appetizer, and the homemade dishes. They have also expressed satisfaction with the attentive service and commend "the knowledgeable and extremely personable" staff. The atmosphere is described as relaxed, trendy, and not "your grandma's boring old school Italian restaurant". While some customers found the service a bit slow at times, most reviews state that they are looking forward to returning to Toscana Forno, signaling it as a reliable choice for quality Italian cuisine.
A photo of Paolo's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Saugus
Booked 11 times today
Paolo's is acclaimed for its exceptional Mediterranean cuisine, particularly its Greek-Italian offerings. The restaurant has earned rave reviews for its consistent quality and wide variety of dishes. From butternut squash ravioli, rigatoni with meatballs and sausage, to scallop risotto and Orechette with broccoli rabe and sausage, every dish is a testament to superb culinary skills. The grilled eggplant rollatini and meatball appetizer, for instance, has been praised for its exquisite taste. The restaurant's ambiance is intimate and welcoming, with a small bar providing a cosy dining spot. The staff, too, are noted for their warmth and readiness to assist, creating a truly enjoyable dining experience.
A photo of Mida - East Boston restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • East Boston
Booked 93 times today
Mida - East Boston offers a taste of authentic Italian cuisine matched with exceptional customer service and breathtaking views. Customers rave about the short rib lasagna, gnocchi, and cheese pizza. The restaurant offers an incredible variety of dishes, with the rock shrimp carbonara being hailed as 'exceptional'. Reviews also laud the restaurant's ambiance, with the internal design and stunning city skyline views adding to the dining experience. The consistent quality of food and service across all Mida locations doesn't go unnoticed by patrons. Visitors should expect an exceptional dining experience that combines mouthwatering food, stellar customer service, and a beautiful setting.
A photo of Daniella's Ristorante - Peabody restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Peabody
Booked 38 times today
Daniella's Ristorante in Peabody, known as one of the finest North Shore Italian eateries, achieves a level of culinary excellence comparable to the renowned Italian restaurants in the north end of Boston. Its food quality, service, and ambiance have been consistently praised by customers. Many reviews underscore the restaurant's authentic Italian cuisine, with standout dishes like the eggplant rollatini and pork chops receiving rave reviews. Their chicken and broccoli with pink sauce and baked haddock are also favorites. Daniella's is recognized for its ability to cater to special occasions and make each dining experience memorable. In addition to its food, its excellent service and stylish atmosphere further elevate the dining experience. As one reviewer noted, "The food was incredibly good, the best Italian food I have had in Boston."
A photo of Toscana Bar Italiano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Beverly
Booked 15 times today
Toscana Bar Italiano boasts authentic and high-quality Italian cuisine, much revered by its patrons. The restaurant stands out from the crowd, offering a unique culinary experience that goes beyond what you might expect from typical Italian eateries. Customers constantly praise the excellent and personable service, the delicious food and the relaxing atmosphere. Certain dishes, such as the scallop risotto and gnocchi appetizer, have garnered individual acclaim. Reviews mention the freshness of the food and the considerable portion sizes, making the meal both satisfying and value for money. The staff receives particular praise for their attentive, friendly, and professional service. Many customers explicitly state their intent to return, which is a clear testament to the restaurant's high quality.
A photo of Daniella's Cafe & Market - Danvers restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Danvers
Booked 35 times today
Located in Danvers, Daniella's Cafe & Market is a dining gem known for its exceptionally authentic Italian cuisine. Customers rave about the Daniella Salad, the Mussels Special, and the eggplant parm, calling it the "best they've ever had." The restaurant also offers a fabulous wine selection to go with the large portion meals. The Arancini and Pasta Bolognese are other customer favorites. The cozy atmosphere, attentive service, and a little market adjacent to the cafe offering a variety of Italian pasta, cakes and desserts make Daniella's a top choice for Italian cuisine north of Boston. As one customer recommends "You absolutely can’t go wrong with anything on the menu."
A photo of Toscana's Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Peabody
Booked 21 times today
Toscana's Ristorante earns glowing reviews for its outstanding Italian cuisine. Patrons declare it their favorite Italian establishment, praising the authenticity of its dishes, such as the Fruti Del Mar, veal tower, veal shank, and Shrimp fra Diavolo. The imaginative specials are particularly celebrated, enticing foodies with their unique combinations, such as risotto with peaches and lobster. Notably, Toscana's Ristorante is described as the best Italian food on the North Shore. The top-notch service, embodied by waitstaff like Francisca, Christine, and Tania, further enhances the dining experience. Indeed, the restaurant is hailed as a gem warranting return visits.
A photo of Fioritaly Trattoria restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Medford
Booked 2 times today
Fioritaly Trattoria, based in Medford, is commended for its authentic Italian cuisine that has even been praised by native Italians for its authenticity. Patrons have consistently been raving about the delightful meals and the friendly staff. Their food is described as "fresh and flavorful" and "cooked in the Italian way", apparent in dishes like truffle ricotta cheese and Ravioli Caprese. The quality of service from the helpful staff complements the dining experience, ensuring customers return to Fioritaly Trattoria. Additionally, the restaurant also boasts of a well-curated wine list, all reasonably priced. A handful of customers think it's one of the best Italian spots, enough to bring out-of-town friends.
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