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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.

Tempo

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.

Margaritas

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
781.894.1805
solearestaurant.com

In a Pickle Restaurant
265 Moody St
781. 891.1212

Tempo
474 Moody St.
781.891.9000
tempobistro.com

Charcoal Guidos
482 Moody St.
781.373.2733
charcoalguidos.com

Biagio Restaurant and Bar
123 Moody St.
781.891.0100
biagiowaltham.com

Red Bird
361 Moody St
781.891.5486
redbirdwaltham.com

Margaritas
211 Moody St
781. 893.9990
margs.com

Lizzy’s Homemade Ice Cream
367 Moody St
781.893.6677
lizzysicecream.com

The Playmakers Pub
342 Moody St
781. 609.2445
playmakersbars.com

Amuleto Mexican Table
484 Moody St
781.893.1389
amuletorestaurant.com

Ponzu
286 Moody St
781.736.9188
theponzu.com

Kabab & Tandoor
315 Moody Street
781.899.0022
kababandtandoorwaltham.com

The Gaff
467 Moody Street
781.209.5600
thegaffbar.com

Rendezvous Restaurant Inc
596 Moody Street
781.893.7171
angelfire.com/indie/rendezvous

The Backroom at Moody’s
468 Moody Street
781.216.8732
moodyswaltham.com

Tara Restaurant Pizza & More
288 Moody Street
781.647.0355

Posted by: walthamlanding on October 27, 2015
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