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Solea Restaurant and Tapas Bar

388 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5204
+1 781-894-1805
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (169 reviews)
“lamb meatballs” (20 reviews)
“shrimp” (30 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
388 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5204
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went for a birthday dinner - seated right away, served right away - great start. But, as the restaurant filled, the Service got slower and slower until our waitress forgot the dessert menu and we gave up. The food was great, though. Short rib...More

Thank LoveToTravelBoston
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent selection of tapas and appropriate beverages. Everything we tried we enjoyed. We did not try any of the paella’s but we didn’t have the right group or time.

Thank spw91
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Was a 2 year resident of Spain and have vacationed there annually for at least one month annually every year for 42 years. I suppose I have some expertise and knowledge of Spanish cuisine, culinary delights and regional specialties. With that said, Solea is an...More

1  Thank JOHN P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere.... but the food was just OK. Shrimp and cheese platter was the best of the assortment of Tapas.

Thank mom2zap22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have gone here several times and enjoyed it. NOT THIS TIME. Took 15 minutes for bartender to even acknowledge I was there.Then another 15 to take a simple appetizer order. Finally, he gave me my check to cash out with no pen to sign....More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We always enjoy our date nights at solea. The tapas works well for sharing. We enjoyed the potatas bravas and the espinacas gallegas. Duck with berry sauce always a favorite. They have a good wine and cocktail selection. Plus need to save room for flan

Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Solea has been running a special on Wednesday's that offers 1/2 price small paella's. This special is not on their website and is not readily found elsewhere. Twice in the past six weeks we were charged the full price. According to management, it was an...More

1  Thank DavidS60745
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Considering I lived in Spain for 2 years, I'm usually let-down when trying tapas restaurants. This one was ok! Once I can accept the high price tag that comes with Spanish tapas in the US (tapas are VERY cheap in Spain), you can start to...More

Thank amandasharon4
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Tapas are not just small sized portions of average food, they should reflect the spirit and cuisines of Spain. Solea misses this point. The decor is well done, the bar lounge is nice and modestly stocked and the noise level is high, no dampening. Waiting...More

Thank justvisiting_9
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Solea Restaurant & Tapas Bar specializes in the small Spanish dishes we enjoyed so much during our visit to Barcelona some years back. The ambiance and decoration of Solea are quite nice. We were at a large table and the restaurant was quiet enough that...More

Thank Dalefarkas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 388 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5204
    (Cushing Street)
  • Public Transportation: Waltham Commuter Rail is located 4 blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-894-1805
  • E-mail
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