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Moldova Restaurant

344 Watertown St, Newton, MA 02458-1335
+1 617-916-5245
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“crepes” (11 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
European, Eastern European, Romanian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
344 Watertown St, Newton, MA 02458-1335
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small, but about-to-expand ethnic restaurant specializing in the food and wine of Moldova. I'm delighted to report that my three dinner companions and I had a fantastic meal tonight where each course (appetizer, wine, main, espresso, and dessert) was a culinary delight...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crepes dessert is to die for. So light, fluffy and yummy! Love the fresh salad with feta and the stuffed grape leaves. Closes early, but still totally worth a visit.

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Simple, family restaurant. Had a wonderful mid-afternoon meal here with family. We were impressed by the menu - so many things sounded new and delicious. Also many items that are gluten free by nature. Everything we ordered was delicious. Couple minor complaints - service was...More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Located among a small bunch of establishments in Nonantum, one of Newton's villages, Moldova is informal, unassuming, and nicely calm. One doesn't expect to find such a distinctive place in that location. The decor is pleasant, the service is decent, and the food is decidedly...More

Thank marianc95
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The manager saw to it that they made me a custom vegan meal and it was delicious. The food, coffee and espresso were all very hot and wonderful. The atmosphere was nice & while there, it actually made us feel like we were actually in...More

Thank TimofBoston
Reviewed 11 December 2017

There aren't many (if any) eastern European restaurants in MetroWest so we were glad when an activity took us into Newton. I had the mititei moldovenesti--beef/pork roll with a fresh (and subtle) chopped cabbage with a baked potato and a hot/sweet sauce. It tasted best...More

Thank Scanner_Lewis
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had previously had a nice meal here and decided to return. Unfortunately, this was not a good experience. Although it was only 7, a number of of the items on their limited menu were not available, including the entree we wanted to order. Our...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 18 November 2017

While visiting the area for a business meeting we came across this small special restaurant. We had dinner on a Thursday night at 7:00 PM. There were other patrons dinning but the 7 table dining room had openings for a few more guests. The Eastern...More

Thank gh707
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Like everyone else, I had never been to a Moldovan restaurant, but I was very impressed. We had the traditional cheese and potato pies for starters, and they were great. I had slow cooked lamb and roasted vegetables for a main course. We split two...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We have never been to a Moldovan restaurant before, although we have had Hungarian and Romanian food. The potato and cheery pies were excellent as well as the cabbage and grape leaves and the polenta with feta cheese and sour cream. We went there on...More

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Artur A, Owner at Moldova Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thank you very much for sharing this with us. We're glad to know we made your stay enjoyable. We just recently opened our patio, and it get very romantic once it gets dark. Very happy you guys had a great time. Looking forward to seeing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Watertown St, Newton, MA 02458-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-916-5245
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With influences from its neighbors: Romania and Ukraine, a little from Turkey and Bulgaria, some from Russia and even the Mediterranean countries, Moldovan cuisine offers a variety of tastes and fl avors. With basic spices and herbs, various crops and meats, our dishes represent real masterpieces when it comes to combining it all, giving an incredible result for a well-balanced meal. Embark with us on a journey to a totally new culinary experience!
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