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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
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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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Evergreen, Colorado, USA
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everything was fresh, hot and delicious! Reasonably priced. Good portions. Service was excellent except for the initial wait... we went on a Saturday night and it was packed. Table before us would not leave, so I'm giving Charcoal Guido's a "by" on the delay. Pretty "swanky" atmosphere (and, on the loud side), but with a workable selection of red wine... More 

Thank mledoux0
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best pizza outside of Boston and a great dining experience. When I want to dine like I'm in Naples Italy this is the only place I go that makes me feel like home. Bravo.

Thank Eugene C
Newton, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Charcoal Guidos with two friends after I saw a like on Facebook and pictures of the food presentations.All three of us loved it and can't wait to go back.Great food, nice atmosphere,good prices. Fantastic homemade sausage as an app, I had Vegetable Rissoto, one friend had Veal Parmesan and the other had Cappelletti, we all left with... More 

Thank kathy f
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68 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Had a fantastic meal at Charcoal Guido's in Waltham---lovely ambiance, good service, amazing food. We shared the White Devil pizza, salad, and the dessert trio and left full and satisfied. A favorite restaurant on Moody Street and if you want to have an authentic Italian meal it's definitely worth a visit!

Thank Lauren L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My wife and I travel from NH to Charcoal Guido's for their wonderful food, atmosphere and staff. Everything we have had from the homemade sausage, Steak, pizza, risotto and the cannolis (homemade and so darn good) have all been excellent. The owner (Carl) even remembered us from two months ago and even where we were sitting at the bar. The... More 

Thank Kevin J C
Wellesley, Mass USA
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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
Reviewed 8 March 2017 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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244 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

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
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Reviewed 21 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?