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Olivadi Restaurant & Bar

32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492
+1 781-762-9090
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (8 reviews)
“polpette” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Always very clean with a friendly clientele and staff. A little pricey, but worth it. Plenty of parking. There is also at least one private function room. They do a nice job.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Olivadi (named after a town in the Calabria region of Italy---ner the bottom of the “boot”) is at least as much an experience as a restaurant. Its unique quality revolves around the special way we have been made to feel, every time we visit (even...More

1  Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I go here often when I want really great food. The setting is very upscale and the vibe is classy. Great for date night or just family. This place is a bit pricey but its worth every cent

Thank Dshizzle W
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Election day we, 5 of us, got together for lunch. Norwood is off the beaten path for us and our original choices were closed for vacation. The ambiance is excellent, our waiter was 5 stars...service and timing were superb ...the luncheon menu offers many choices....More

Thank H9654SArobertb
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have now been to this restaurant more than a half dozen times; it is always consistently delicious. We had a small family function there twice, once a birthday in dining room, and another time, an anniversary party in small function room. For my money,...More

Thank janepodo
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Our food was very good! I had seafood with fresh tagliatelle, the red sauce surprised me a little, but all was delicious- scallops, shrimp, calamari rings, mussels, and delicious fresh pasta. 2 others had the “ prize-winning halibut special “. Their high expectations were maybe...More

Thank Barbb4759
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I did nothing t have a good experience at this restaurant. I found the staff rather uppity. I will not go back

1  Thank hyeguin
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I grabbed a Chicken Parm dinner to go. The chicken itself was pretty large and delicious. Tender and breaded nicely. I would order it again.The pasta and sauce was nothing special. Got spaghetti and compared to the chicken, there wasn't much in the bowl. Definitely...More

Thank JohnnyPung
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Food here is good. The pasta, meatballs, chicken parm and risotto are all good. The Broccoli rabe needs better prep. The pizza is just ok. The service last night was not so great. Always had to ask for things like refills on drinks. My daughter...More

1  Thank C3650SCjimd
Reviewed 4 April 2018

The restaurant was busy for a Friday night, but last minute we were able to get a reservation for 7:30. The restaurant was pretty packed when we got there, and by 9:00 most of the crowd had left. Although there are a lot of tables,...More

Thank gwardbeeler
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Questions & Answers
5 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lyndas825 | Reviewed this property |
Not a formal dress code, casual, but nice.
8 August 2015|
Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for menu and times. I suggest a reservation and the Beef Tenderloin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492
  • Public Transportation: Commuter Rail Franklin line Norwood Center Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Norwood
  • Phone Number: +1 781-762-9090
  • E-mail
Located on the edge of Norwood Center, Olivadi Restaurant and Bar is home to the finest combination of classic and modern Italian cuisine in the area. Whether it's classic dining, or a quick bite in our lounge, we await you with open arms and amazing aromas. Inspired by the small Calabrian mountain village from which we are named, our menu features fresh and local meats, seafood and pastas inspired by the region (as well as traditional Italian favorites). Choose from our extensive wine list, creative cocktail menu or craft brew selections to find the perfect accompaniment to your meal.
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