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Greg's Restaurant

821 Mount Auburn St, Watertown, MA 02472-1520
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Ranked #8 of 101 restaurants in Watertown
Cuisines: American, Italian
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84% Recommend
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English first
Watertown, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

So if your looking for an elegant Italian restaurant then this is not your place, but if you are looking for a good meal, friendly staff and decent prices then you'll love it here. The chicken parm is delicious and I love the chicken Marsala. Salmon is the big favorite for my husband, and my son loves the toasted raviolis!... More

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Excellent family eatery! If you want ambience, this is not the place. If you want great food and good service for a decent price...Greg's is it! Love their lunches and dinners! Never had a bad meal or service in 12 years!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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313 reviews 313 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Hole in the wall, family run, hidden gem! I used to go every Saturday evening with my family growing up, for the early bird special (arrive and seated before 4pm). Cheese and crackers/ bread and butter pre-meal are offered with free refills. Salad and dessert comes with every meal. Meals are great portions. Homemade sauce and feels like you're eating... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Don't let the looks fool you! This restaurant has been here for many years, and the decor and building does kind of give that away, but it has nothing to do with how good this place is. The few people who gave only two stars either caught them on an unusually bad day, or are being exceptionally nitpicky. I've NEVER... More

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Cape Cod
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Three of us arrived about 5:30 and were pleased to find an extensive menu available on their Early Bird special. The waitress came over - very hurried (though there weren't a lot of people at that point) but friendly and took our orders. She brought out two soups and one salad for my husband. They serve the dressing on the... More

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Greenfield, New Hampshire
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Husband and I went to Head of Charles Regatta in Boston and rather than trying trying to eat in a crowded place at Harvard Square, he suggested we go to Greg's, as husband is a native of Watertown, MA. We retrieved our car at Alewife Station and drove to Watertown. We each ordered club sandwiches which were excellent (took half... More

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Bolton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Good value and homestyle cooking. Lots of variety on the menu and large portions, we found that one dinner was plenty for two people, as you typically the meal includes soup or salad, entree and two sides.

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Holden, Massachusetts
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187 reviews 187 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

After a visit to Mt. Auburn Cemetery we went to Greg's for lunch. It looks like an old bar & grille from the outside and it is. It's a 4th generation Italian restaurant with an entrance through the bar. The dining room has a tin ceiling, dark wood walls and several booths and tables. It is a suitable place to... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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96 reviews 96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Greg's has been around for 25+ years and had a chance to return after a very long absents. Went there for lunch with 12 people and arrived just before noon. Able to get seated quickly and are order in before the noon time crowd can in. Service was great and everyone in the group enjoyed the food.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is a great local place, they have a good early bird good food not fancy but delicious, old charm, has not changed in a long time, they have many long time local customers. Nice find if you are in the area visiting .

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