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Olivadi Restaurant & Bar

32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492
+1 781-762-9090
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (8 reviews)
“polpette” (2 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
32 Guild St, Norwood, MA 02062-3492
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

First off, they don't serve out of state people any drinks and will threaten you if you try to share a drink with someone else. It's not illegal to serve anyone from out of state who is over 21 a drink, they just refuse to...More

1  Thank Charli957
OlivadiRestaurant, General Manager at Olivadi Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Charli, We were disappointed that we were not able to accept your out of state license of proof of being of legal drinking age. We wish that we could of but Massachusetts law does not accept out of state licenses and we must adhere to...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food. Waitstaff is always very attentive. Drinks were made perfectly and wine selection was amazing!

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Third time in six months and had a problem with a meal. This time was my sister who ordered filet mignon medium. Came out raw and was sent back - she was then told that medium means it will be "pink" just in case we...More

Thank josie329
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This restaurant is a huge disappointment. The atmosphere is minimal. I will credit the waitstaff as being very good, and the bread is good. That's where it ends. The $14.00 poached pear salad was lacking most of the stated ingredients. It was basically a very...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My wife and I visited Olivadi for a late anniversary date last night. While I really enjoyed the atmosphere and service, I was a little miffed about the portions of the food. I ordered the Parmesan Crusted Cod and - while the flavor was fine...More

1  Thank Scott K
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A dining pleasure with good service and excellent veal! Sorry, no booths, but is comfortable and reasonably quiet. Was last there on a Friday evening.

Thank travelefun
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant was quite nicer than expected. It was a costly meal, but service and food quality were well worth the price. Overall a great dining experience. Wanted to go to a place that was a bit classier than the average and this was definitely...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My fiancé and I went to Olivadi for dinner last night. The restaurant is very beautifully decorated. The waiter was also very good. He was actually one of the best waiters I have ever had. As an appetizer we got the Polpette (meatballs). For the...More

Thank azzurritraveler
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I had Mother's Day here with 7 other ladies. The food was good but it wasn't great! I was expecting a restaurant of this caliber to knock my socks off....still waiting. The fried calamari was ok but not the best I've ever had. My Shrimp...More

Thank contessa1
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! Will definitely be back. Amazing crab cake and bolognese. Great customer service. All around great experience!

Thank thubenak
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Questions & Answers
erik j
5 July 2017|
Response from contessa1 | Reviewed this property |
Not really a dress code but casual chic would be appropriate.
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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