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Charcoal Guido's

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482 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0415
+1 781-373-2733
11:30 - 23:59
Closed now
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Sun 16:30 - 11:00
Mon - Wed 16:30 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:59
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Wellesley, Mass USA
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finding an Italian restaurant that matches the needs of pickie adult foodies and picky kids is a constant challenge. Charcoal Guido meets that need with high quality, grownup Italian food (and a great winelist) for the grownups as well as crispy pizzas and yummy pastas for kids and teens. It's become a place I'd like to go back to more... More 

Thank PatrickRafter
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is really fun, with exciting music, lots of people, and amazing food! I ordered the burrata pizza and my boyfriend ordered the sausage pizza, and both of us were so happy with our choice. So happy we went, and definitely will be back!

Thank Gabi H
Waltham, Massachusetts
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222 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met family for a nice Saturday lunch out. We had mussels and an arugula salad with parm cheese. What a healthy lunch - just perfect. Great menu to choose from. Service with very good - not crowed so you can relax and enjoy the company you are with.

Thank Janice B
Newton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was fantastic there were seven of us dining food came out piping hot every dish was served to the right person.The only reason I didn't give them a 5 was because of the noise level.All the meals were cooked to order the pasta was homemade we all said we would return wonderful food great value.

Thank _mburt12
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is such a great place to go to! Great food and atmosphere if you haven't gone it is a MUST GO PLACE.

Thank Lorena ann L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I first stopped into Guido's about a little over a year ago and I have to say it is my favorite restaurant in the area that I frequently come back to. EVERYTHING is made in house, from their sauces to all of their pasta's. The kitchen hides behind the brick pizza oven that is always fire up. Guido's is a... More 

Thank Brianna D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I apologize for the long review but the two experiences I've had here had to be shared. Last year, a few friends and I attempted to come here one night after work. One of my friends is in a wheelchair, which is usually not an issue. We had quite some difficulty just getting in the door, with no help from... More 

1 Thank Emilee C
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a frequent client of Guido's restaurant. When we moved here fro Italy it was the first Italian restaurant t we trusted to visit and we were not disappointed. We ordered pizza: fantastic! It's difficult to find such a good pizza inItaly too sometimes. We orders "arrostiscini" because my kids love them and they were just as they have to... More 

Thank Federica V
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

In this informal Italian restaurant, sandwiched in Waltham's restaurant row, the food was simple and well prepared.Lamb skewers to start were full of flavor. Our personal pizza's had a satisfying crust (too often ignored outside New York) with simple, fresh toppings. My prosciutto and arugula pie had plenty of both over the nice olive oiled crust. Wedges of Parmesan bread... More 

Thank Tom W
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I ate the linguine with clams pasta which was very fresh and flavorful. Then for dessert we at the Nutella pizza which was probably what heaven tastes like. We had a great server. Loved it.

Thank crnewt11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$25
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 11:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:59
11:30 - 23:59
11:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 482 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0415
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-373-2733
Located on Moody Street in downtown Waltham, Charcoal Guido's goal is to give our guests a great dining experience in a fun, contemporary style restaurant. Enjoy our handmade gourmet pizzas, small plates, pastas made in house, charcuterie boards and entrees.

Our full bar includes a variety of Italian wines, seasonal cocktails, and an assortment of local and foreign beers.

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?