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Ristorante Gioia - CLOSED

140 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3542
+1 978-744-7333
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
11 Jul 2015
“Pretty darn good”
13 Jun 2015
“Great Italian restaurant”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
140 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3542
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I have to be honest. This place is pretty darn good. Right in the heart of everything and the bigger plus (especially in October) is that it typically is easy to get into. Food was very good and nicely decorated.

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Though parking can be difficult, this is a place worth going to. The early bird special is excellent, which includes several entree choices. The sauce ("gravy") is among the best I've had and chef Vito says it's because of the tomatoes he uses.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Stopped in for dinner on a cold snowy and the experience and food were amazing. The staff was attentive and even accommodating due to my food allergies.

1  Thank Leo M
Reviewed 29 January 2015

The food was very delicious and such a good price. The atmosphere was quiet and charming. Service was great. I didn't expect such great food by the appearance, a little too much fake grapevines and foliage but I will absolutely ALWAYS return here for all...More

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 21 October 2014

This place gives the impression of an upscale Italian restaurant from the moment you enter. We were seated next to the window and were pleased with the interior and ambience. The service we received was great; the waitress left us alone to talk and came...More

1  Thank anderahli
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Visited on a very busy October weekend in Salem, the place should have been PACKED! so goes the the first sign this place might not be so great. The entrance is on a side street although the restaurant faces the street, finding the entrance is...More

1  Thank MiaVal
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We started out being the ONLY people there. Atmosphere was awful- fake flowers covered in dust, terrible music (Frank Sinatra isn't the only Italian that can sing). Started out with stale rolls that came from my high school cafeteria 20 years ago, followed by entrees...More

1  Thank Afernez
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Loved, loved, loved it!! Hubby and I were walking around looking for a nice meal and every place had at least a half hour wait. We ended up in a diner and after 10 minutes we left because nothing on the menu was intriguing us...More

1  Thank pluto1075
Reviewed 12 October 2014

This restaurant was curious to us. When we walked in we were greeted by a man that acted as if he'd had a bad day and gave us no pleasantries. Instead a waitress greeted us and took us to our table. We were there on...More

Thank Glynis407
Reviewed 10 September 2014

a nice little restaurant on a side street. We were there late on Wed and enjoyed the food and garlic bread.

Thank LeeFaust
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Washington St, Salem, MA 01970-3542
    (Barton Sq.)
  • Public Transportation: Washington St @ New Derby St (426/455, 450, 451, 455, 456, 459, 465, 468) New Derby St @ Klopp Alley (426/455, 451, 455, 459) New Derby St Opp Klop Alley (426/455, 451, 455, 459)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-7333
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