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Foodies on Moody: Landmark Boston’s Guide to Restaurant Row

Waltham Landing is just a short walk away from Restaurant Row! Read our picks of the best eats on Moody Street.

La Campania

la campania

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 7 Mins

This cozy Italian restaurant serves up authentic fare that is comfortingly familiar with a few surprises sprinkled in: The hand-cut Gnocchi or Flatbread Pizzas are always safe options, but those with more adventurous palettes might want to try dishes such as the Spicy Octopus and Lentil Salad. Relax with a glass of wine and enjoy La Campania’s simple, classic furnishings that transport diners from downtown Waltham to the Italian countryside.

Solea Restaurant & Tapas Bar

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 12 Mins

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 12 Mins

Tapas take center stage at this traditional but trendy Spanish restaurant. In true Spanish style, patrons are encouraged to order several small dishes for the table to share and then try a little of everything. The Goat Cheese Croquettas are guaranteed crowd favorites and the elegant dining room and warm lighting are a nod to the romantic spirit of colonial Spain.

Charcoal Guidos

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 14 Mins

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 14 Mins

The dynamic duo of Charcoal Guido’s wood pizza oven and charcoal grill keeps Italian food fanatics coming back for more. Try the Neapolitan-style pizza, handmade sausages, or the signature Nutella Pizza for dessert, and see if Charcoal Guidos makes good on its boast that every plate “achieves that elusive, cuisine-defining balance of sweet, salty and sour.”

In a Pickle

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 9 Mins

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 9 Mins

The heaping portion sizes, unique sandwich selections and vibrant furnishings have made In a Pickle the go-to spot for breakfast and lunch on Moody Street. The weekly specials, (October 26th: Halloween Pumpkin Pie Pancakes, Three-Egg Omelettes, and more!) make it easy to grab a good meal on the cheap.

Bistro 781

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 9 Mins

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 9 Mins

A newcomer to the Waltham restaurant scene: As the 781 area code in the name suggests, Bistro 781 is all about local flavor. The ingredients in Bistro’s upscale American fare are all sourced from neighboring areas. Whether you’re coming in with the whole family or just want to watch the game, Bistro’s tasty dishes (think wings, custom blend burgers and flatbread pizzas) are sure to satisfy.


Walking time from Waltham Landing: 16 Mins

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 16 Mins

Tempo’s overwhelming popularity guarantees that the space will always be bustling. If you don’t mind the noisier atmosphere, you’ll love the assortment of seafood dishes intermingled with fresh vegetables and creative side dishes. Plenty of gluten free options.


Walking time from Waltham Landing: 8 Mins

Walking time from Waltham Landing: 8 Mins

It should come as no surprise that many guests come to Margaritas for the drinks alone. Whether you like ’em sweet, sour, frozen or on the rocks, the margaritas come in a variety of flavors (ginger, pomegranate and acai to name a few!) that are as surprising as they are delicious.


Complete Restaurant Directory

Solea Restaurant and Tapas Bar
388 Moody St

In a Pickle Restaurant
265 Moody St
781. 891.1212

474 Moody St.

Charcoal Guidos
482 Moody St.

Biagio Restaurant and Bar
123 Moody St.

Red Bird
361 Moody St

211 Moody St
781. 893.9990

Lizzy’s Homemade Ice Cream
367 Moody St

The Playmakers Pub
342 Moody St
781. 609.2445

Amuleto Mexican Table
484 Moody St

286 Moody St

Kabab & Tandoor
315 Moody Street

The Gaff
467 Moody Street

Rendezvous Restaurant Inc
596 Moody Street

The Backroom at Moody’s
468 Moody Street

Tara Restaurant Pizza & More
288 Moody Street

Posted by: walthamlanding on October 27, 2015
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