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Chateau Restaurant

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195 School St, Waltham, MA 02451-4545
+1 781-894-3339
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:15 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:15 am - 10:00 pm
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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think most families grew up at this restaurant, they had more functions here. Now they are all over the place. This is the place to go!!!!

Thank bernier1182
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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126 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry mama but this is just as good as yours! We ordered penne and meatballs and Italian sausage. The sauce was oh so good! Tomato paste base and stewed tomatoes are simmered to perfection. Just the right amount of spices makes this pasta sauce a southern Italian staple. The meatballs with the right amount of breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese. The... More 

Thank Frank L
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anytime you are looking for basic, comfort food Italian, this is the place for you. It's been around forever and keeps expanding so it must be doing something right. Nothing fancy, just good food, service and prices that will make you happy. The fried ravioli are a treat!

Thank Sam G
Needham, MA USA
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149 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Food was delicious (The Chateau in Waltham is the original and the BEST). The bread is to die for, but I can't say enough good things about Dorothy. She was funny, talkative, and such a warm waitress. She made the whole experience so wonderful that we will definitely ask for her again. Have eaten at Norwood, Burlington and Westboro, but... More 

Thank Jean293
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

My family and I have been going to the Chateau for years for lunch and dinner. The food is always good, the service is helpful, and we love the endless scali bread! We typically order the entrees, so have only had the pizza once - it was good. We especially enjoy the lasagna, chicken parm, eggplant parm, and the chicken... More 

Thank SerendipityRules
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We have been frequent guest at the Chateau for many years. Always consistent, always good. We have had lunches and dinners ranging from salads, to Italian and surprisingly the turkey dinner and on st pats day, corned beef and cabbage. Excellent! Nice place to relax. Try the bar side if it is just the two of you.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This family restaurant has been around for years and that's not a surprise. Their spaghetti with meat balls and their toasted ravioli are to die for. The staff is always friendly and efficient. For the buck, you can't do better.

Thank Rene P
Natick, Massachusetts
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327 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

When we lived in Belmont in the 60s and 70s we often came here. It's been a while since then and apparently both we and the restaurant have changed. One of the things we looked for was the bread; it does not taste as good as it used to. The salads were very good and there was a large choice... More 

Thank Scanner_Lewis
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

I liked this place. Given its huge size and extensive menu, my recommendation is to stick to the traditional food (pasts, lasagna, checked parm, etc) and you won't be disappointed. This is is a 'one size fits all' restaurant. Great for families & all but not a date. At the same time, they have good drinks and beer for the... More 

Thank Frederic V
Brownsville, Vermont
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141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

We've been at the Chateau several times, and we love it. The food tastes like home cooking. The portion sizes are large, and even though I have a very large appetite, I've always brought leftovers home with me from the Chateau. The bread baskets are huge also, and their bread is absolutely fantastic. Service is also very good; friendly and... More 

Thank gulloj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 9:00 pm
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
11:15 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 School St, Waltham, MA 02451-4545
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-894-3339

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