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About Nuovo Restaurant

Nuovo Restaurant is located on 92 Shrewsbury St, with ample parking in the rear of the building (Hill St), and complimentary Valet Parking service. Voted Best New Restaurant in Worcester. Serves Italian cuisine with Mediterranean flare, extensive wine list. It is a warm, friendly, food-focused environment. Perfect place to have dinner with family, a group of friends, or a date night. The 2 private dinning rooms with dancing floor and WIFI available are ideal for a seat down dinner up to 90 guests, or a cocktail party up to 150, and everything in between.

92 Shrewsbury Street
Worcester, MA 01604
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday 4:00PM until Close
Saturday - Noon until close

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(508) 796-5915

Website:
http://www.nuovoworcester.com/

Entertainment:
Nuovo offers a full bar with a 46 seat lounge area and a grand baby piano playing live music every weekend.. There are two TV's for viewing as well as a patio area for outdoor dining. The second floor offers 2 private rooms, equipped with TV monitors and Wi-Fi, one private beautiful bar and a dancing floor. There is music playing for diners but private functions may bring a DJ, band or other live entertainment for their personal usage.

Catering:
Nuovo offers a large catering menu. The menu is listed on line at www.nuovoworcester.com. We can customize based on your preference. All catering inquiries must be directed to Loreta Gjonca for further assistant.

Parking Details:
There is complimentary valet on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights starting at 5 pm until 1 am. There is also a private parking lot in the back which fits about 20 cars.

Public Transit:
Walking distance from Union Station as well as bus stop directly in front of building.

Executive Chef:
Aleksander Gjonca

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Nuovo will be hosting several special events throughout the year.

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Nuovo Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (30)
Special Occasion (26)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
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Good for Anniversaries (17)
Worth the Drive (16)
Bar Seating (15)
Creative Cuisine (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Romantic (14)
Comfort Food (13)
Cozy (13)
Casual (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Live Music (10)
Authentic (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Business Meals (8)
Fun (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Healthy (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Lunch (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Live Sports (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Charlotte)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food, best veal Marsala ever. Service excellent. Valet parking makes it an easier in and out.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined 4 days ago

First off our server Lisa was fantastic. There when we needed her but not over the top. All the food was absolutely delicious! Only downside was tables are on top of each other. And the two tops are small.
Overall one of the best meals we’ve ever had.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Service was excellent, food was very good. Noise level was higher than would be our preference. Very good experience overall

Tags: Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 4 days ago

Dining and staff were great

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

We love that the owner recommends the most amazing wine to go with our dinner choice. And, they accommodate dairy allergies! The food is incredible. We went fairly early on a Friday evening this time, but always feel so very accommodated! Love and appreciate this restaurant every time we go!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

A fun double date, our server was outstanding and the owner came over to help us select an amazing bottle of wine. The food was all spectacular- every course was top notch. We will be back!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined 5 days ago

Always delicious!

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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2018

They only had one bartender working on Valentine’s Day so while we were waiting for our reservation it took a very long time to get a drink. The setting was nice but the wine list is over priced for low end wines. The food was not good, I ordered the shrimp scampi and it tasted like chicken noodle soup with shrimp on top.

Tags: Bar Seating
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful service & great food. Just loud. They nicely moved us from the bar to the back of the dining room but the noise level was still a challenge.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2018

The chicken saltimbocca and the molten chocolate cake are amazing. The special was good but for $35 it could have been better.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 14, 2018

Took my wife out for her birthday on Valentines Day. Restaurant was better then I expected. Spectacular food at a fair price. Our waitress was terrific. She didn't rush us and was very personable. I would definitely go back again.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Chicken was yummy! Chobani salad not worth $10, quantity was small and olives were Spanish olives that you get in a can. Need to upgrade to kalamata olives. Service was excellent and ambiance. Will definitely go back.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Overall great experience. Food was excellent, prices were a little less than what was expected. Only complaints are that the restaraunt is very "cozy", It's definitely a small dining area so the area can get loud. Wouldn't reccomend this place as great for a date because it'll feel like you're yelling at times so that your date could hear you. My other complaint was that the waitress forgot some things. She remembered when she came back to the table, but it did happen a couple of times. Wine selection was great, they have a full bar, and I didn't really look at the beer list. All in all, this is definitely a place worth checking out and I'm sure I'd go back again.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Outstanding Italian food, great wine list, very good service

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Chef came out and asked how our meals were and asked about us. You could tell he generally cared about his guests and quality of food

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The food and service were great - experience was ruined by VERY LOUND singer. Piano alone would
Have been fine but guy singing was so loud you couldn’t even have a dinner conversation.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Good service, nice and clean, with a nice crowd. Valet parking in front was not attended (it was busy), so that made it challenging because I had to park at a lot down the street. Apps were on the smaller size, and the bruschetta bread was not toasted and crispy, nor were the croutons on the Caesar salad. Lots of lobster on the Lob Mac - that was a hit with the group. The four of us had entrees, 2 apps, and 4 beers the and bill came to just over $200. Oh yeah, we all left with enough leftovers for an additional meal at home;)

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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

My scallops tossed w/ spinach and ravioli looked good but had no flavor!
Sorry.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Sam is awesome!!!!!!!

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 (New England)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Nuovo is an excellent restaurant. The staff very friendly and efficient. The food was fantastic.
Very nice atmosphere, very cozy, romantic.
Can't wait to go back.

Tags: Disabled Access, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Our server/waitress made sure my husband had a fabulous birthday. Although the valet outside was rather rude and asked us to park our own car.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Best dinner out in a very long time!

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 (New England)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was just okay, waitress was a little too intrusive.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Food and service were good. Noise level was very distracting. Could have a conversation with the person across the table from me. Most of the loud noice was coming from the bartender.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This was my first time eating at Nuovo. The wine list was extensive and reasonably priced. The food was good but not great. Had after dinner cocktails at the bar after dinner, listened to the live music. The cocktails, music, ambiance at the bar was very good. Bartender, Chef and wait staff very friendly.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food is good. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. The staff were competent but not warm.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Went on a Saturday for lunch. We were the first customers of the day so we got PLENTY of attention from our server. Even after a large group came in, we never felt ignored or abandoned. In fact, when our food was ready the chef himself brought it to our table!

We all enjoyed our meals: Mahi mahi, Eggplant parm and my Veal parm. All the portions were generous - or at least commensurate with their respective price. The side salads that came with were crisp and delicious with quality ingredients, and even the rolls were great!

The Tiramisu was exquisite: I had given up ordering it in places that I was visiting for the first time, but in this case was very glad to have had the chance to taste it. Texture and flavor were both on point!

We cannot wait to go back to Nuovo and try more menu items! Highly recommended!

Tags: Comfort Food, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Went to Nuovo recently for a family dinner out. The food and service was fantastic. Loved the live music! The owner/chef came over to our table and really made us feel at home here. Definitely coming back soon!

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Music, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great time and unbelievable food. The specials were fantastic and we can’t wait to go back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Our waiter, T, was awesome!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Very accommodating to my gluten-free wife. They even made a gluten-free dessert that was no longer on the menu because it's one of her favorites.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Six people (3 couples) went for New Year's Eve. All of us loved our meals that were ordered right off the regular menu. It's not often that you go 6 for 6 at a table! Great job! In addition, I wear hearing aids and often have difficulty hearing in loud, noisy restaurants. Not so at Nuovo! It wasn't quiet, but moderate. I could hear fine! Love it! We have dined here before, and we will definitely be back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Wonderful food! Excellent service. They take very good care of you here. The musician they have playing on the weekends is great and lends to a festive atmosphere. the food though is the real selling point - they have both traditional options and some nice updates as well. The filet special is always excellent with a tender cut of beef in a delightful sauce the chef creates. Wine list is thorough with good price points. If you want a friendly atmosphere, don't hesitate to choose Nuovo.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

On a whim we made a reservation with short notice. Our table was great. We were seated quickly. All the staff was helpful and friendly.
Our waitress made a mistake by dropping something and to her credit, apologized and rectified the problem immediately. Everyone makes mistakes. How we handle ourselves at that moment it a test of character! She handled herself very well!!
Otherwise the food was excellent!
We will be back.
Thank you!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was incredible and food was delicious. Would definitely recommend.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We dined here for NYE. The restaurant was cold due to the frigid temps outside and lack of shielding by the entrance. The smaller tables are close together so it lacked an intimate feel. It was a very busy night with a large party going on upstairs. The food was very good and the menu is large. We especially liked the mussels appetizer. Very good salads and bread. We got a stuffed haddock special which was also good but the sauce was a little too rich. Our server was very attentive. We will return.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We will be back again and again😁
Food and service are always good!

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Too many Up charges!! Salad comes with meal. But Cesar is $4 upcharge. Add anchovies for another $1. This would be fine if it were a decent sized Cesar. But it was six pieces of dry romaine lettuce. With two pea sized croutons. Server started off good. We ordered 4 apps for 6 people. 6 meals and 3 deserts. 3 glasses of wine and 1 beer. Pregnant woman didn't drink, neither did our driver. Typical server, once they realize we are not a bunch of drunks, the service goes down hill so fast! Too bad. We are still good tippers. Food was tasty enough. Portions were average sized. Good not fantastic.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Just plain wonderful...thank you. Service, Food, valet, all exceeded my expectations.

Tags: Bar Seating, Organic, Local Ingredients, Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Not our first time here but may be our last; for a while at least. Our server, while very nice, was not as good as she should have been; she forgot the add on for one of our entrees (not remembering until she served the pasta plate without the add on), removed the rolls before we were done with them and was overly "attentive" which adversely affected the flow of conversation.
We found it interesting that the specials for the evening were all priced at the same $35 whether for the twin filets or the pasta dish??? Perhaps our server got that wrong as well. Generally, the prices are on the high side overall.
I had forgotten that the tomato sauce has a sweetness to it which is never to my liking and should have stayed away from it but, alas, I did not making my veal parm entree less desirable.
So many good restaurants in this area with more being added all the time. Time to give Nuovo a rest until, perhaps, some changes are made.

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