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The Talk

116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
+1 617-600-3417
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“steak tips” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a surprise birthday party here for my husband. The food, and service was outstanding. We had 14 people all our meals arrived at the same time. I brought my own cake. the place is really clean and the servings are a good size....More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We were here with our family on a weekday night. There were people at the bar socializing and very few people in the restaurant. The service was good, the menu extensive and the food was good. Nothing that blew our socks off here and no...More

Thank ChayaYehudit
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I been many times and my wife loves it..but for me some dishes are great like salmon, chic parm, appitizers, drinks which is what my wife likes and for good reason they are great. Some are average at best, like steak tips, which is too...More

Thank Toby F
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I really enjoyed the Talk after coming recently with my family. Our waitress was SO SO SO funny and quite the personality! She knew the specials really well and overall a perfect server/waiter. I tried some of the pasta and the sauce was SO flavorful...More

Thank AlexandraTheChorizo
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been. coming to the Talk for a few years. From the moment we walk in, we feel at home. The staff is friendly, warm and fun. The food is superb. We bring family and friends and try to spend special...More

2  Thank David G
Reviewed March 11, 2018

I've been to this location a hand full of times including for my birthday. The host seems to offer preferential treatment to certain guests; the wait staff doesn't really know the menu nor are they attentive to their tables; bar service for drinks going to...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed December 25, 2017

The food was good, but there was a heavy hand with the lemon. An excellent tiramisu. The restaurant is small so I would suggest booking. We came early so we were served quickly and our main course didn't take long to arrive, but it filled...More

Thank MS06
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Went for dinner with two friends and found the atmosphere, and food good. Needs a just a little more training with service but all in all I'd return.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited the restaurant on a Monday night the ambience was perfect and the food was absolutely amazing I strongly recommend the chicken piccata and for appetizers the toasted raviolis the service was phenomenal and we will definitely go again

Thank Watermelon1525
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

The talk was a nice surprise. We were looking for a place for a meal, and stoppes by here at random. Very friendly staff, but they were confused about who should wait on our table so it took some time before we got drinks and...More

Thank Lars-Jacob H
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Janice E
April 6, 2017|
Response from TheTalk116 | Property representative |
You can park in our rear parking lot off of pleasant street and come in the rear entrance , there is also on street parking in front if the Talk! Thanks Kaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-600-3417
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