Polcari's North End Restaurant

(781) 233-3765 | View Website

92 Broadway, Saugus, MA | Directions   01906

42.495779 -71.015456

Open Hours

Mon-Sun: 12:00am-12:00am

Pizza, Italian, Family-Friendly Dining  more

Payment Methods: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Categories: Restaurants


Polcari’s Signature Antipasto Platter, Polcari’s Garlic Bread, Stuffed Mushrooms, Eggplant Rollatini, Mozzarella Triangles, Calamari Siciliani, Steamed Mussels, Artichoke Margherita, Meatballs Appetizer, Toasted Ravioli... more

Reviews for Polcari's North End Restaurant

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

"Gravy?" Bada Bing! – Having grown up in the North End, I am somewhat of an expert on what constitutes "like Mama used to make." But curiosity compelled me to check out Polcari's in Saugus. The theme-park-like atmosphere was the first indication that the cuisine was not their first priority. Don't get me wrong...I like being entertained as much as the next person. But when I'm in the mood for a great culinary experience, I want less flash and more substance. So I ignored the wait staff dressed like stereotypical gangsters, and the statue of St. Anthony very much displayed like Mickey at Disney World. With restrained skepticism, I ordered the Veal Parm. What greeted me was a veal cutlet atop a bed of linguine smothered in a sauce of chunky tomatoes. I took my first bite, and instead of tasting gravy infused with garlic and basil, I tasted...nothing. Nada. Zip. If you find Ragu and Chef Boyardee palatable, this is the place to go. If you're looking for a fun evening out, and don't mind mediocre Italian food, knock your lights out. I, for one, will continue to make my own gravy on Sundays, and stick to the little Italian joints that have stuck true to their roots.

Doesn't Recommend
over a year ago

Just AWFUL!! – What a waste of money...The portions are enormous...too bad you won't want to eat them. I haven't had a worse meal in recent memory. Bland, flavorless food, sticky tables, rushed service. Ugh!!

over a year ago

Two Thumbs Up !! – I've been to Polcaris often. Without having to trudge into the North End is nice. The food is excellent, always hot, always fresh, and the portions are enormous.

A "little" pricey... but not unreasonable. Their sauce is to die for, and their lasagna is out of this world. I kept eating, even though I was so full I could have exploded !!

The waitstaff there are extremely attentive, the menu selections are great, and you'll looooove the bread.

Overall, if you live on the North Shore, and you want really good Italian, without driving into Boston, choose Polcaris. You won't regret it, and you'll probably go back.

Good eats !!

over a year ago

The Best!!!!!!!!! – Had my daughter's birthday dinner at the best Italian restaurant on the North Shore!! Party ordered fettuccini alfredo with chix, chix marsala and chix parmagiana. Everything was hot and delicious!! crusty bread with dipping oil at the start was incredible!! Waitstaff was attentive as usual!! Great time!


Write a Review for

Polcari's North End Restau…

Not rated yet
0 Votes
Get Directions
Your Friends

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Facebook to see what your friends are up to!

Add Blog Post

Add your blog review of Polcari's North End Restaurant to Citysearch

Do you have a review of Polcari's North End Restaurant on your blog? If you include the Citysearch image link (shown below) in your post, we'll automatically link to your review from the business profile page. Here's how our Linkback system works:

  • 1. Include our image link in your Polcari's North End Restaurant review blog post.
  • 2. Citysearch will notice that you're linking to one of our pages. We'll scan your blog.
  • 3. We'll show a link to your blog post from the Polcari's North End Restaurant page on Citysearch.

The Linkback system is free and automatic. It's really that easy.

Read our FAQ for details.

Image Link

To link to our business profile page, copy the html below to your web page.

Polcari's North End Restaurant on Citysearch