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Mi Tierra

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
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585 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0507
(781) 894-5676
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Just an average authentic Central American restaurant. Food was decent, staff was average but price was awesome. Had a seafood soup that was delicious and only paid $12 for it. Would eat there again.

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Thank TDC G
Needham, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The best most authentic Guatemalan/salvadorin food you can get outside Central America. Being born in Guatemala I know what good Guatemalan food tastes like.

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Thank Kieran S
Watertown, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I visited Mi Tierra for the first time on Labor Day evening. It wasn't very busy, as it seemed like a nice place, and we were seated right away. There were a lot of choices on the menu, and we weren't sure what we wanted for our entrées, but we knew what we wanted for our appetizer.... More 

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Thank Allan H
massachusetts
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113 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

The food is delicious. We had pupusas, homemade guacamole, carne asada, and black beans/rice/plantains. The service could have been friendlier and more organized but overall a great meal from the food standpoint.

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Thank a5z
Boston, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Delicious and affordable food. Small family-run restaurant. Not fancy. This is an unusual Salvadoran restaurant in that food without meat is available for vegetarians, and the food is good. I prefer the plate with two guacamole tostadas, rice, beans and plantain. Hell, even the rice tastes good! Friends have tried the pupusas, the camarones enchiladas and the carne adobada y... More 

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Thank CliffHugger
Waltham, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Hands down, the best ceviche and flan! They make a dish with blended black beans and white rice, very delicious, order it with the carne asada!!!

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Thank nicole_loren
Eugene, Oregon
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Great, authentic Salvadoran food and I love those fried plantains. In fact, we went twice over our 3 day weekend in town.

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1 Thank Simon51862
Waterbury, Connecticut
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

So El Salvadorian food is very different than Mexican food. Many of the dishes have the same name but they are not the same in any way. The flavoring is much much more interesting. I have eaten there a bunch of time for dinner, lunch, and breakfast. They have palm which is great. Never had it anywhere else like the... More 

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1 Thank GeorgeBushSucks
Massachusetts
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Went here with friends for the first time. Very casual atmosphere, good service, good food. Pretty good variety for both meat and fish eaters. Reasonable prices. Try the plantain appetizer.

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Thank Marplon
Western Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

This restaurant has some of the latin food I have ever tasted. This was the first Guatemalen restaurant I had ever eaten at. I was unsure if I would like it but wanted to try something authentic. When you walk in the smells are incredible. Everyone was speaking spanish and Telemundo was playing soccor on the televisions. The food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 585 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0507
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: (781) 894-5676

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?