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Ralphie's Cafe Italiano

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91 S Broadway, Salem, NH 03079-3025
+1 603-893-3777
11:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Middleton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife is a big fan of another Italian restaurant located in the southern part of Salem on route 28. In looking to try something new we decided to give Ralphie's a try. We opted to sit at the bar which we found to be inviting and had no complaints with our server who was very pleasant. We started out... More 

Thank PepperPaul
Saugus, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was good. Great service , great food and great portions. If I could do 4 & 1/2 stars, I would. I couldn't give the fifth star because of poor atmosphere. Will Go Back!!

Thank anthony1585
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We go to Ralphie's regularly. The food is awesome, the portions are huge and the price is reasonable, especially considering the amount of food you get. The food reminds me of the home style Italian food my mom and grandmas used to make, and that is high praise. My wife and I always sit at the bar because Kathy the... More 

Thank Mike B
Groveland, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I have visited Ralphie's twice now and was as amazed the second time around! We brought our son and girlfriend and they were wowed by the portions, but even more so from the taste!! The food is traditional Italian, and absolutely fantastic!!

Thank 704kathycakes
Lowell, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The inside of the restaurant is nice. We thought we would be underdressed going in, but were happy to find that it is very casual and comfortable inside. My husband and I each ordered the chicken parm and shared a side of meatballs. The meatballs were each the size of a tennis ball! They were good. Our chicken parm was... More 

Thank LoriLovesFood
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

A recent visit to Ralphie's was a really nice surprise. The restaurant is outfitted with dark wood booths as well as tables with classic red-checkered tablecloths. Water and bread are served right away, and the menu is enormous. I opted for the Chicken Marsala which was absolutely delicious, probably the best I've ever tasted. And the portions are big enough... More 

Thank GraceMarieGMC
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I received a gift certificate for Christmas. We went for lunch. I was kind of disappointed that there is no luncheon menu so the prices were higher. There are sandwiches available though. I had the meatball and sausage with angel hair and my husband had the veal eggplant and penne. We both had two small salads. The... More 

Thank LindagSalem
Boston, Massachusetts
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Delicious! We waited 1/2 an hour for a table (the place is pretty small with overflow parking into the business next door) but it was well worth it. I had the lobster ravioli and it was stuffed with chunks of delicious lobster and the cream sauce was divine. My husband had the chicken marsala which was excellent (my personal taste... More 

Thank scarymary73
Derry, New Hampshire
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155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Stopped in for apps and drink Ralpies shrimp. Great Chicken wings outstanding Pupu platter combo very good Service. Very good Atmosphere. Great music , comfortable Parking ample Hostess excellent

Thank TAchiefadvisor
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is great. It's very busy on Friday and Saturday nights, and there is no call ahead seating. Aside from that, the food is awesome. We ordered a variety of food....fettuccine alfredo, ravioli, pasta with a big meatball, chicken parm, and veal parm topped with eggplant. Everything was great. The food came out fast, there were six of us... More 

Thank Crystal D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 S Broadway, Salem, NH 03079-3025
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 603-893-3777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?