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Best Italian Restaurants in Waltham


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A photo of Il Capriccio restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 14 times today
Il Capriccio stands as a pinnacle of excellent Italian cuisine. Customers have expressed delight over the outstanding service, along with the carefully crafted menu. A standout dish mentioned in the reviews is the Mushroom Soufflé, described as "never disappointing," and a rich starter perfect for sharing. Praise is also extended towards their extensive list of Italian wines, with customers appreciating the helpful guidance provided by the sommelier. The restaurant's ambience is described as modern yet warm, and it receives rave reviews for maintaining the tradition of fine dining even with a new location. The patrons laud Il Capriccio's dishes as "perfectly prepared and delicious," accurately encapsulating the flavors of Italy.
A photo of Stazione di Federal restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 5 times today
Stazione di Federal, located in Waltham, is praised for its excellent Italian cuisine. Reviews consistently highlight the quality and freshness of the food, the attentive service, and the pleasant atmosphere. Guests recommend it for its well-prepared dishes, some even describing it as the best Italian food they've had in the area. The restaurant scores high on multiple counts - from the professionalism of the wait staff, the great menu and wine list, the roomy parking lot, to the lively ambiance. The flexibility of the kitchen to accommodate specific dietary preferences is also greatly valued by its patrons. The restaurant is considered a new hotspot in the area, with a strong recommendation to return and experience its delights over and over again.
A photo of The Chateau - Waltham restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 5 times today
The Chateau, located in Waltham, offers an authentic Italian dining experience that has been cherished for decades by families and travelers alike. Patrons highlight its classic dishes, such as toasted ravioli and fresh marinara sauce, as reminiscent of their childhood favorites. The food, described as "solid Italian fare," and delectable Italian wedding soup, paired with the vintage ambiance, provides a comforting, home-like feel. The unwavering consistency in both the quality of food and excellent service makes The Chateau a popular spot among locals. Praising the excellent service provided by their servers, one patron noted the staff's ability to balance attentiveness and space perfectly. Whether you're in the mood for savory pasta, fresh salads, or even pizza, The Chateau guarantees a great dining experience.
A photo of Vinotta Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 17 times today
Vinotta Restaurant, located in the Metro West area, is highly praised for its excellent Italian cuisine. It is renowned for being the "North End in Waltham," with reviewers asserting that "the food quality is truly excellent" and that "Vinotta serves real Central Italy food, with personality and quality." The dining experience at Vinotta is further enhanced by the ambience and the service, described by customers as "comfortable, authentic", "stellar", and "great". A patron stated, "It's elegant but not stuffy. I don't think you will find better Italian food anywhere." Other reviewers agree, citing it to be a great date night spot with a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
A photo of MIDA - Newton restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Newton
Booked 42 times today
MIDA - Newton in Boston is a restaurant well known for its fresh, innovative, and delicious Italian cuisine. With dishes often praised for their creativity and excellent presentation, MIDA is known for its crispy polenta, perfectly cooked salmon and Buccatelli pasta, wine list, and impeccable service. The restaurant’s Eggplant Parmigiana, cache e Pepe gnocchi, and lasagna have also received rave reviews. According to one diner, MIDA's dishes are as exceptional as the best Italian food they've eaten at almost every region in Italy. The staff's warm and friendly service adds to the overall outstanding dining experience. The unique setting, portions, ambiance, and quality of the food make MIDA a top destination for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Da Vinci Ristorante restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 7 times today
Da Vinci Ristorante is praised as one of the best Italian culinary establishments, even hailed as the best Italian cuisine "west of Boston." The restaurant is lauded for the quality and authenticity of its food, often mentioned are their in-house made pasta, their veil piccata, and seafood dishes which are described as fresh, well-prepared with balanced flavors, and high-quality ingredients. Patrons also commend the exceptional service, mentioning the waitstaff as knowledgeable and professional, offering excellent food and wine recommendations. The ambiance and overall dining experience are highly rated, with customers eagerly returning for more. Reviewers have been so impressed that they have said "Don’t miss Da Vinci!" and "Will go back soon."
A photo of Sweet Basil on Moody restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 5 times today
Sweet Basil on Moody has earned a reputation for serving quality Italian cuisine in Massachusetts. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant's warm and knowledgeable service. Their menu offerings, including the Rosemary Chicken and the Polenta with Lamb Shank, are highly regarded for their fabulous taste and full flavors. The pesto and bread brought immediately to the table is another crowd favorite. "Outstanding", "delicious" and "well-prepared" are just a few words used by diners to describe their meals. Additionally, the restaurant impresses with its ambience and volume of food served, proving it to a great dining spot for large groups. Despite having a bustling scene, customers also praised the intimate atmosphere and excellent reservation services. Overall, Sweet Basil on Moody is a beloved spot for an authentic Italian culinary experience.
A photo of The Federal restaurant
Price: Very Expensive
• Italian • Waltham
Booked 15 times today
The Federal has clearly established itself as an eminent steakhouse through its exceptional culinary offerings. It is lauded for the exquisite quality of its steaks, cooked to perfection, and the extensive wine selection that complements them brilliantly. Highly regarded for its attentive service, the restaurant ensures a superior dining experience where every customer request is catered to. The reviewers consistently highlight the spacious and inviting ambience as a distinctive feature of The Federal. Its location in suburban Waltham, Massachusetts, offers a great alternative to the bustling steakhouses in downtown Boston. With an array of mouthwatering dishes, The Federal is undoubtedly a standout in Steakhouse cuisine.
A photo of Ravello Italian Kitchen restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Watertown
Booked 13 times today
Ravello Italian Kitchen, located on a busy street, is a delightful place for classic Italian cuisine, as reviews consistently affirm. The restaurant's large portions, outstanding food quality, and reasonable prices impress patrons significantly. Highlights include the exceptional eggplant parmigiana and homemade plump ravioli. The chefs at Ravello are hailed for mastering Italian classics while infusing them with their unique touch, thus creating dishes that are fresh and delightful. The high standard of service at Ravello adds to its appeal, with servers like Matt receiving praise for their efforts in ensuring a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience. Despite its modest size, Ravello exudes a lively atmosphere perfect for Italian food lovers.
A photo of Bertucci's - Waltham restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Waltham
Bertucci's restaurants are firing-up brick ovens from New England to Virginia, each reflecting the distinct character and local charm of its community. Like the original Bertucci's, every kitchen is open, making our brick oven part of the restaurant experience. With a long-standing commitment to hospitality, we welcome you as our guest and promise to treat you as part of the Bertucci's family. Join us in Waltham MA, in the plaza off of I-95, next to Green Papaya.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Waltham

Discover the heart of Italian cuisine in Boston, Walthan, and Greater Boston, where every restaurant promises an authentic and delightful dining experience. These establishments serve up a variety of classic and innovative Italian dishes, from perfectly cooked pastas to exquisite seafood entrées, each prepared with a commitment to both tradition and culinary innovation. The dining scene in this area is vibrant and diverse, offering food lovers a taste of Italy's rich culinary heritage right in the heart of Massachusetts. Visitors can expect exceptional service, a warm ambiance, and generous portions, making each meal a memorable event. Whether you're in the mood for a casual dinner or a sophisticated gathering, the Italian restaurants in Boston, Waltham, and Greater Boston area cater to all occasions with great expertise and genuine hospitality. Experience the true flavors of Italy in this region, where every meal is a celebration of food and culture.

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