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Appetito

761 Beacon St, Newton, MA 02459-1971
(617) 244-9881
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Ranked #166 of 225 restaurants in Newton
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Dedham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I honestly don't understand how this place is still in business. We had so many issues with our visit. We called ahead to make sure that there was room available, seeing as it was 8pm on a Friday night. The woman answering the phone seemed annoyed that we were coming in, and had an attitude the entire phone call. We... More

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Went in for dinner with friends. Quickly after ordering wine, the waitress poured it out of a box at our table. I knew something was awry. After 45 min of waiting it came time to order and the waitress came back clearly on drugs. Limited menu, I ordered shrimp scampi and got what definitely was chef boyardee? Threw up for... More

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

First (and last) time visitors here. When we walked in the lady was polite and friendly. She told us the owner had an accident and they had just re-opened the place to keep it going. She was keeping it going with her boyfriend. She warned us it was a very limited menu. We stayed because we had a coupon to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014 via mobile

This was the worst dinner experience out in a long time. The waitress was clearly aware of all of the issues - food not great, takes a long time and new management stinks. The manager didn't care at all. We told him he would never be back. Felt bad for the staff, but they dropped a plate and red sauce... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Right from the start I felt bad vibes. As we entered waitress said Credit card machine doesn't work (which was not true bc table next to us used credit), service was beyond poor and slow, waitresses scratch lottery tickets at bar during shift, when you order dessert the waitresses go to nearby Walgreens to buy ice cream (no lie), when... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Totally Disappointed with overall service, quality of food, atmosphere, value of food and a couple of the dishes we ordered. Being in Newton, we all assumed it would be an excellent choice. Too bad for everyone.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

They should be closed down. I feel cheated. The credit machine, coffee machine and hot chocolate machine were broken. One of the two bathrooms out of order. They were out of steak, lamb chops and about 10 other main courses. They were out of appetizers like calamari and side dishes like sweet potatoes or ingredients like avocado. It took an... More

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Weston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

Bad food. Bad serves and bad atmosphere. The food made me feel sick and when we got there they ran out of raviolis. We ordered miso soup and they gave us vegetable soup. Overall bad experience. Don't be fooled by the groupon!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

hello, we went to Appetito in Newton tonight to use our Groupon. It was comically bad! the worst restaurant experience we have ever had. we had one glass of wine at the bar and there was no way we could stay longer based upon all of the drama we saw in a 30 minute period while there. we left before... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Average food, terrible service, and unwelcoming environment sums it all up! Staff was unpleasant to say the least, looked disoriented, and confused. Appetizer took well over an hour and came out with our meal. Waitress stated that the ticket was lost, wasn't really apologetic, and did she go out of her way to make up for the inconvenience. Calamari wasn't... More

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