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Domenic's Italian Bakery

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987 Main Street, Waltham, MA
781-899-3817
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10:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 11
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Italien lunch spot

Definitely a favorite lunch spot. It can be really crazy with a long line but it moves along pretty well. Their eggplant parmesan, a pasta dish with a red pepper sauce, and a panini with greens, blue cheese and balsamic vinegar are some of my favorites here. The ciabatta bread is made in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Janice B
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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Waltham, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a favorite lunch spot. It can be really crazy with a long line but it moves along pretty well. Their eggplant parmesan, a pasta dish with a red pepper sauce, and a panini with greens, blue cheese and balsamic vinegar are some of my favorites here. The ciabatta bread is made in house and is absolutely delicious

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Thank Janice B
Billerica, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

One of my favorite lunch time spots! I love the Chicken Parm Sandwiches, the bread is incredible and made right there! I also have used them for catering on a few occasions and the Calzones are a great option!!

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Thank deemackay2015
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126 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Domenic's is fantastic for homemade foods and is PACKED at lunchtime. I think that everything is amazing and my favorite is the eggplant parm sandwich. They also have some Hispanic foods which I also recommend! The "special" sandwich is worth ordering, especially if you are craving protein :-) Tip: Call in your order ahead of time for pickup!

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Thank khoward67
Brookline, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Best Italian sandwich, I have ever eaten. I have chased Italian sandwiches across Boston. From the North End, to East Boston and Medford. Tried them all and I have found none better. Much more on the menu including hot sandwiches and some homemade soups, that I've tried. Five stars ! oh did I mention it's a bakery so their bread... More 

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Thank jmdubarry
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

For those looking for a quality sandwich with limited time. Domenic's is a great place to go. Typically I get the chicken parm or the arancini's, but there's plenty of great things here to grab for lunch.

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Thank Aram1121
Waltham, Massachusetts
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285 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Love the Domenic's special with everything on it. This place always has friendly staff and prices are great. They have lots of pasta options as well. Very crowded at lunch. If in a rush, order ahead of time.

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1 Thank daksterinwaltham
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

If you're in Waltham, you must make a point to stop at Dom's. Full stop. Your meal should comprise of a meatball sub (with cheese) and (at least) one mini cannoli. You will not be hungry for another 12 hours, but it will be beyond worth it.

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1 Thank Varina27
Waltham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I just finished my first sandwich from here. And I'm pretty impressed! I sent my husband in telling him "You know what I like just grab something!" So, he comes back out with a bag and said, "I asked them what they recommend and that's what we got!" We each took half of one and that's were our opinion differs!... More 

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Thank Kimberly P
Lexington, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

If you want the best Italian sandwich outside of Boston's North End, then go to Domenic's. I have been going here for 40 years and never dissapointed

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Newton, Massachusetts
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Finally made it to this place after driving by so many times. The line out the door at lunchtime was the first clue! A small bakery/prepared foods place with a bit of seating. The bread is outstanding and they have a huge sandwich board. The panini are oven baked (not pressed) and delicious. They make a pickled eggplant relish/condiment that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 987 Main Street, Waltham, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: 781-899-3817

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm

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