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10 Restaurant Recommendations- Waltham/Cambridge/Boston Area

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Source -Cambridge

27 Church St, Cambridge, MA 02138

  • Pizza, pasta, salad, small plates
  • Offers brunch
  • Recommend the pepperoni pizza and carbonara
  • Modern interior and young crowd


Contessa -Boston

3 Newbury St Rooftop, Boston, MA 02116


  • Make sure to make a reservation as early as a month in advance
  • Perfect for special occasions
  • Beautiful view of the city lights at night
  • Extensive wine list and cocktails
  • Intended to order multiple courses but could also go the more affordable amount and order pasta or pizza, but don’t forget to order dessert
  • Recommend the tiramisu

La Campania- Waltham

504 Main St, Waltham, MA 02452


  • Authentic Italian
  • Rustic ambiance
  • More of a formal dining experience

Crazy Good Kitchen -Boston

268 Newbury Street Boston, MA 02116


  • Casual dining experience
  • Comfort food
  • Chicken, burgers, loaded fries, milkshakes
  • Recommend the buffalo chicken fries

Piattini- Boston

226 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116


  • Outdoor seating on Newbury Street
  • Perfect after a long day of shopping
  • Panini, salads, small plates, pizza, and pasta
  • Recommend the Burrata pizza

Edamame- Watertown

171 Watertown St, Watertown, MA 02472


  • Hibachi and Asian cuisine
  • Dinner with entertainment (sit at hibachi tables)
  • Fits large parties well
  • Great for birthday celebrations

Pavement Coffee House -Boston

286 Newbury Street Boston MA 02115 *see website for other Boston locations https://pavementcoffeehouse.com/

  • Bagels, breakfast sandwiches, pastries, and coffee
  • Quick grab and go breakfast in boson

In a pickle- Waltham

265 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453


  • A popular pick for any Bentley student
  • Does not take reservations, but you can join a waitlist before arriving. Long lines on weekends so plan ahead.
  • A large variety of breakfast is served all day.

Lizzy’s Ice cream -Waltham  and Cambridge

367 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453

29 Church St, Cambridge, MA 02138


  • A wide variety of homemade ice cream flavors, including plant based and dairy free options.
  • Features seasonal flavors such as red velvet and pumpkin pie

Sweet Waffles and Boba- Boston

18 Hudson St, Boston, MA 02111


  • Hand crafter Belgian waffles on a stick, milk tea, flavored teas, and coffee
  • I recommend the Vietnamese iced coffee which is made with condensed milk
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