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Ponte Vecchio Restaurant

435 Newbury St Ste 101, Danvers, MA 01923-1068
+1 978-777-9188
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (8 reviews)
“north shore” (5 reviews)
“appetizers” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
435 Newbury St Ste 101, Danvers, MA 01923-1068
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We stopped there while driving down Hwy 101 and so glad we did. I had a great Chicken Caesar Salad and my husband had a great italian dish. It was mid afternoon so it wasn't crowded and we enjoyed talking to the waitress and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Janice S
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Went my for birthday dinner which they knew about, calamari was like rubber no taste, caprese salad no oil or 1 tiny piece basil...veal was tasteless, mussels in lingiune with pecorino had no pecorino at all, sent back with no more put in..took away my...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank marisa61995
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Although they have a wonderful menu, we just had pizza. Their white pizza's are amazing. Perfectly cooked, and very tasty. The staff were all great, very attentive and helpful with our choice , would come again for sure

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank dm670
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I don't know why anyone would give this place a high rating. The service is horrendous. The staff doesn't know what their doing and are not friendly. The food is just so so I suggest you go to another Italian restaurant, there are many good...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank jello692017
Reviewed 8 August 2017

we had the sea bass and it was amazing! didn't care for their sauce on the pasta that my daughter had, but thats a personal choice! the service was great, we were dining with regulars and were treated really well!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank tvlqueen
Reviewed 29 July 2017

very attentive service, very warm, personable staff, delightful ambiance ,excellent food at reasonable prices

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank robcosta39y
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Italian food served here. Upscale menu, consistently high quality and reasonably priced. Splitting appetizers is encouraged. Of course, the pasta and pizza are outstanding.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank David P
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The management is very friendly. They treat you like family. We have to eat there at least once a week when we are in town. I love their pasta dishes especially with clams or the grouper bites. They also make a very tasty pizza. Their...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank 414janicek
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We have been going to Ponte Vecchio Restaurant for 3 years on our trips down from Maine to Costco. The food is excellent, to me it is truly what you would eat in Italy (having been there 3x). The problem is the service and cleanliness....More

Date of visit: January 2017
2  Thank Kate B
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I am starting to think that somepone is posting malicious reviews; or has NO idea what fine Italian food is supposed to be. The chef's creations of octopus and squid are exquisite, as is all his seafood and meat! I cannot recommend Ponte enough.

Date of visit: October 2016
1  Thank Rick V
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ricardo c
My wife and I have not eaten at Ponte Vecchio yet even though we have past by it a number of times. after reading many of the reviews I would question the practice of a possible boot on a "possible customers car". I would think if the customer approached the owner of Ponte Vechio with the reason for the delay before entering the restaurant to eat that the boot would have been removed, free of charge. Personally, I would have called the Police and had them straighten it out without getting my Italian temper in a knot. What say you PV? "Salt overkill" seems to be a constant complaint of customers visiting Italian Restaurants. It might be a good idea if the waitress asked the customer how they prefer their food preparation; salted or unsalted. I understand the need to salt as preparation of food but it can be done lightly with leaving the taste test to the customer allowing the customer to adjust to their taste. After reading the reviews I would give PVR to serve us as customers. My hobby is cooking and we are Italian so that definitely would be a true test. Wine with diner to me is not a compliment to the food. Well prepared food to us should have a natural taste with the possibility of a wine used for cooking. Do hope this will be taken as a compliment and we are looking forward to a visit to this well respected restaurant.
13 March 2015|
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Response from Fred H | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a question mark. Is there a question? We didn't find the food too salty, and thought it seasoned perfectly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Newbury St Ste 101, Danvers, MA 01923-1068
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Danvers
  • Phone Number: +1 978-777-9188
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