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Solea Restaurant and Tapas Bar

388 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5204
781-894-1805
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Ranked #13 of 160 Restaurants in Waltham
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Cushing Street
Transit: Waltham Commuter Rail is located 4 blocks away.
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English first
Newton, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Recently went here for the second time. I remember the first time being great, and they did it again! Food was great, our server was extremely friendly, and on top of things. Will definitely be returning.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I went with a friend after work and got comfortable seats. The female server was great and allowed us to visit in a leisurely way. The sangria was perfect and we enjoyed ceviche, salmon, short ribs and a crab dish. Already planning my return.

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Boston
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Husband, two sons and their girlfriends and I had a delightful evening ordering up delicious tapas and chatting up a storm. Solea makes you feel like you have a private chef and staff catering to your every whim. Order a little of this, it arrives, you devour it, order a little of that, same thing. And it continues seamlessly. Nothing... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Went to Solea on a date night! It had great ambiance and great tapas! Great decor and festive menu! Feel free to try something new! Nothing is disappointing!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Not our first time, and I don't know why we keep coming back. The food is good, but a little expensive. The wine list is nothing to write home about. We ordered tapas, and though the server said he'd pace the arrival of our food, most of it came in one big woosh. It's nothing like a real tapas bar... More 

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Wayland, Massachusetts
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119 reviews 119 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

So many varieties of interesting tapas to try. The calamari was excellent as were the mussels, mushrooms, and artichokes. Everything we tried was delicious. Especially happy with a red Rioja wine. So good, we all had two glasses. We had a roasted potato dish with spicy sauce that was outstanding. And the chocolate flan was fabulous. A fun place to... More 

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Littleton
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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great place to have tapas with friends, great decor, okay wine list mostly Spanish but they do have have Sangria. Having recently been to Madrid, does not stack up but hey this in Waltham Massachusetts. Safe bet for a group of friends large or small.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I love Solea - you walk in and the decor sets the stage for a dinner in a different place with the dark red walls, exposed brick and hanging lanterns. The sangria is great, and the tapas plate are thoughtfully executed. Even the rice and bean plate was seasoned in a unique style. The range of options is also nice... More 

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Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visiting daughter at college and this seemed like a fun spot not far from hotel. Large dining spaces with warm and inviting atmosphere. Wide selection of tapas: 3-4 are enough for two people. Each item priced between $7-11. Salmon was excellent, albondigas (lamb meatballs) OK, grilled artichokes too oily. The daily tapas special, chicken wrapped in bacon, came burned and... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

...you'll love Solea. Located on Moody Street in Waltham, this restaurant has been in business for several years now. I have been there countless times and have never had a disappointing experience. I must admit up front that I have only eaten from the tapas side of the menu; I have not sampled any of their entrees. But the tapas... More 

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Additional Information about Solea Restaurant and Tapas Bar

Address: 388 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-5204
Phone Number: 781-894-1805
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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