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“Excellent Food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of IL Capriccio

IL Capriccio
888 Main St, Waltham, MA 02453
+1 781-894-2234
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Ranked #2 of 161 Restaurants in Waltham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $45
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Prospect St.
Description: Il Capriccio serves a constantly changing Northern Italian menu featuring local products with an award winning Italian wine and Grappa list. Though long considered a local secret, Il Capriccio has been the number one Northern Italian restaurant in Zagat's for the past seven years. The wine list has been featured in Decanter, Sante, Wine & Spirits and Stuff. The same menu is served in the Bar. We like to serve great food and great wine in a comfortable setting.
Athlone
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Excellent Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Went here with a group and thought it was an excellent location. Decor was really nice and food was excellent. No complaints whatsoever and would definitely recommend this place.

Visited July 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“The best meal I've ever had”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My husband and I went here for an anniversary celebration. The wait staff was knowledgeable and made great suggestions on the wine and meal choices. This is a great high end restaurant - a great place to enjoy!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great food, Great service.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Il Capriccio is a delicious high end Italian restaurant. The staff is always super friendly, and the food is amazing. Their appetizers are very good, and for the main course they serve all kinds of different things, such as fresh fish, steak, and pasta. The desserts are very good, and our favorite is the warm chocolate budino. The atmosphere is nice, sometimes loud, probably not a good idea to bring younger children, but for my teenage kids, and for adults, it is a great restaurant for special occasions.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 58 cities Reviews in 58 cities
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Truly outstanding Italian restaurant.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

We are frequent diners at Il Cappricio. We love the menu. The fish is very fresh and appetizers are creative. There is an excessively rich wine cellar, with the best Barolo and chianti wines around. A treasured restaurant!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lexington, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Excellent Northern Italian”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Il Capriccio has served consistently excellent northern Italian cuisine for many years. The diverse Italian wine list is an excellent match for their dishes and has been featured in various wine magazines. Prices are not cheap making it a good special occasion restaurant.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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