?photograph by Elise Sinagra
Hitting just the right balance of casual and creative, Bambolina elevates pizza to a whole new level with combinations like sea beans, shrimp and garlic butter, or truffled egg and cauliflower, all cooked in their blisteringly hot, beautifully designed wood-fired oven. Don’t overlook the enticing, seasonally driven menu of pastas and small plates and the extensive beer and wine list, which features a number of hidden gems.
288 Derby St., Salem, 978-594-8709, bambolinarestaurant.com
The Port City has embraced The Poynt since the day it opened for its stylish design, delicious cocktails, and creative mix of small plates, pizzas, and generous entrees, all delivered with sunshiny service.
31 Water St., Newburyport, 978-358-8501, poyntnewburyport.com