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16 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2610
+1 978-462-5013
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To start with this is the 5th time we've been to Oregano's. It's never been great, but we came back because there's no other midprice Italian in the area that's any good...and the mushroom ravioli in cream sauce is consistently good. First off, the vibe: No one who works there ever seems happy or into their job (the kitchen is... More 

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Thank Matthew S
Oregano R, Guest Relations Manager at Oregano's Pizzeria, responded to this review

Matthew, We appreciate your feedback and are very sorry to hear about your poor experience with us. We do however wish you had spoken up when you were in the restaurant as we are quick to have our management team fix any problems that arise. We know you you have stated that you will not return but we urge you... More 

Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here a lot. We like the blend of Middle Eastern and Italian food. Sitting outside on the terrace (on Inn Street) in the summer is reminiscent of Europe. The quality can be slightly inconsistent depending on weather you go during the week or on the weekend, but we haven't had a bad meal yet. The pasta dishes... More 

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Thank WhyDee706
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

We have had really good pizza, lasagna, lamb tips, hummus, salads, you name it. Great date place because of the lovely decor.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We come here 4 to 5 times a year with good results. But the Friday of the Newburyport Christmas shop a real disaster. Pizza was so bland it tasted like white bread The Pizza sat at the back counter until cold Both pizzas were like having a pizza at a McDonald's if they served them The server was nice but... More 

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Nashua NH
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stumbled upon Oregano's Pizzeria after a strong urge for pizza popped up! Usually we enjoy seafood or some of our other favorite spots in Newburyport. We were promptly seated, and the place was pretty busy for lunch. Nice bright dining area with big windows to people watch on the busy street. We decided on the Margherita pizza, oddly there... More 

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Jeffersonville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

In the heart of Newburyport with lots of action on the streets lined with boutiquey shops and eateries. Welcoming staff and warm inviting atmosphere. Genuine oven shipped from Italy for the best pizzas. Also nice wine!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was not my first trip to this restaurant, however this was my first trip where I left feeling unsatisfied. The drinks were good, the atmosphere was great, but the pizza we ordered had absolutely no flavor. We ordered a menu favorite, the lasagna pizza and it tasted like nothing. The best part of the pizza was the crust. I... More 

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Thank Ian B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

After two not so great service events, I heard that there were some changes made at the restaurant. I decided to give it another try, after all, the food was always good. TJ, the host, our waiter Berto and a visit by Jill the manager made for a very nice experience. Looking forward to many return visits.

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Beverly Farms, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a Jewel of a Restaurant. I met with a Washington, DC & Portsmouth, NH executive on October 20th. One person wanted ice tea. Yet, at 5pm I knew it was time for something more. So I ordered and appetizer of hummus, tzatgiki and two other like selections. The $11 very large round dish was not only beautiful, inviting,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were here as a large group and some of the party had excellent dishes (some of the pizzas, some of the pasta) but other things were not good at all. The lamb shank was tough and possibly not given the long, slow cook it needed, the oregano pizzas were dominated unsuccessfully by the oregano) The wine was only average... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Pleasant St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2610
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newburyport
  • Phone Number: +1 978-462-5013
Description
Oregano Pizzeria and Ristorante is located in the heart of historic downtown Newburyport. We take pride in our homemade tomato marinara sauce which is prepared with crushed San Marzano Italian tomatoes (DOC). All of our mozzarella cheese is a blended with real buffalo milk & is a 50/50 mix of skim & whole milk cheese. Our fresh mozzarella di Bufala cheese is Italian imported (DOC). Each pizza dough is hand stretched and topped with the freshest locally grown ingredients then finished in our signature brick oven imported from Genoa, Italy. Al dente pasta and Italian entrees, fresh salads, and house-made desserts are sure to entice you! All of our menu items are available gluten free! Enjoy a variety of local brew beers, unique cocktails, or one of our 30 wines, by the glass-the largest selection of Italian wines from the premier regions of Italy. Come visit our warm and cozy dining room or order takeout to bring home. Let's Go To Oregano! Ciao!

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