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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Mediterranean Restaurant
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“A Mediterranean style, this food could surprise you. Rich and flavorful it's not for the faint of heart. Hardy plates are full of delicious food designed to evoke the tastes of the sea and land around that body of water. The chef runs two restaurants, this and another in a neighboring town, called Basil. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“This rich wonderful food is totally filling, take home half and love it twice. The place has lines on the popular nights so go hungry but not ravenous. The pasta is made on site and the place is always hopping. Enjoy Italian style made in America. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“In all my days of cooking, nothing has ever matched the fresh and bold flavors of the produce from my parent’s garden, done simply. We are excited to have built strong relationships with local farmers and to benefit from their bountiful crops and extend this freshness to our guests! — Chef, Peter Hansen This is a trendy place but the food is great. Make a reservation!”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This trendy pub atmosphere with edamame to Fish and Chips is an easy relaxing place for lunch or dinner. You won't be blown away but the food is solid and the staff capable. The wide selection will please many and yes, they do a nice brunch.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Just down the hill, this location is often packed. Great Italian, wonderful drinks and a fun atmosphere, Papa Razzi Trattoria is a go-to for Italian food. Everything from Pizza to your favorite Veal Parm. This place has great soups and salads. The scallops, salmon, and lamb are all wonderful.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“My favorite Wellesley restaurant, great Italian food, sensational olive oil.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Another local-ish place in Needham, this is a family oriented Thai. This is really good food but I stick to the ones in Wellesley. If you find yourself in that neighborhood thought is a great place to grab a bite.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Warm Indian restaurant with a lunch buffet, full bar & outdoor patio seating, plus vegetarian items. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Best tea and coffee house ever! Beautiful, traditional "English HighTea" presentation. Wonderful baked goods, scones. Fireplace in cold weather. Window views in summer. Commuter Rail is right across the street if you want to get your coffee before heading in to shop in Back Bay ( Boston).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The family-owned chain known for generous servings of Italian standards With only a couple of tables this is mostly take-out. But you can get anything Italian. Not too spicy or inspired this is standard fare. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Great place for lunch with a friend. Run by a Turkish family. Exotic, cozy. Andre Agassi loved it! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Authentic Japanese neighborhood restaurant (I lived in Tokyo, so I know), great value”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
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