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La Campania

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504 Main St, Waltham, MA 02452-5521
781-894-4280
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5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 100
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Are we in Tuscany? [Not quite]

We walked in and immediately memories from our trip to Italy came back. All those small, nameless restaurants each with a meal better than the last. We were greeted and seated in no time. It was a bit loud and the chatter was not in Italian, but otherwise we could have crossed continents. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Randi98
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Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States
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English first
Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We walked in and immediately memories from our trip to Italy came back. All those small, nameless restaurants each with a meal better than the last. We were greeted and seated in no time. It was a bit loud and the chatter was not in Italian, but otherwise we could have crossed continents. The menu and wine list was tantalizing,... More 

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Weston, MA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We can't say enough good things about this restaurant. We have now been here several times and have had a superb experience each time. The food is delicious and the service is outstanding.

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Curacao
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had dinner with a group of 6; I was excited because of the rating on TA, but I must say I am somewhat disappointed. As starter I had the asparagus with prosciutto, this was a good dish. The main course was risotto with lobster, this dish disappointed me. The risotto was too "thick" and came heavy on the stomach.... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My husband and I have lived in Waltham for years and never been to La Campania. We noticed it's #1 on Tripadvisor so we wanted to try it for a special occasion. We went on Monday evening when the blizzard was starting, so there weren't many other diners. We enjoyed the atmosphere (lit fireplace included) and the food was delicious!... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It typically takes a weeks notice to obtain a reservation here. And the food is acceptable. But for the prices they charge, you have to deliver the entire package. And our waitress was not up to the task. The fact that she was completely ignorant of the wine list might be excusable if there was someone else who could provide... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Often times one hears about a restaurant that has been a staple in a community for some time only to be disappointed once you get around to visiting. Not the case here. From the warm greeting to the food to the service, everything was close to perfect. I would describe the atmosphere as upscale rustic and that description fits the... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I was expecting spectacular and got eh, which was a shame because it was a special occasion. Nothing was bad, nothing worth sending back, just nothing had any taste. Maybe the night before Thanksgiving is a bad night to eat out. I tried to tell them in a letter but never heard anything, not even a sorry try us again.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Dined at La Campania for an anniversary dinner and, as usual, were not disappointed. The restaurant is consistent and excellent, and the menu favorites are supplemented by enough novelty on the nightly specials that you are assured a meal prepared with creativity and care. The bar side of the restaurant can be the most fun but also comes with the... More 

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Belmont, MA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have just returned from an amazing meal at La Campania. We were a party of six and the service was excellent. The Foie gras was the best my friend had ever tasted. The fresh tomatoes in the salad brought back a taste of summer in December, and the warm mushroom salad could have been a meal. We had an... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

My husband and I LOVED this restaurant. From the moment we walked in the door the staff was outstanding. The restaurant has a wonderful warm feel to it. the food was awesome. We shared foie gras and it was the best I have ever eaten! Next time no sharing we will each order one. We ordered a Sicilian wine that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 504 Main St, Waltham, MA 02452-5521
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: 781-894-4280

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?