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The Talk

116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
+1 617-600-3417
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
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Reviewed December 26, 2016

We are regulars at The Talk and we keep going back since it really is a wonderful place for dinner. We always sit in the bar area and love the place. Excellent menu and well prepared food. A limited but pretty good wine list actually....More

Thank Bixby456
Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Waited at the bar and talked to the bar staff till a table opened up: very friendly and happy people. The wait staff is both friendly and attentive. The food was delicious! We got appetizers and lots of mixed drinks. The chicken Marsala was the...More

Thank Dgodkin65
TheTalk116, Owner at The Talk, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2016

Thank you for taking the time to express your views on The Talk! We sincerley appreciate your opion and wish you a great Holiday Season! Kaz

Reviewed December 2, 2016

We always stop here when visiting in Watertown. A family run Italian restaurant where locals know that the food and bar are excellent. This time around the three of us had three different martinis at the bar and then were seated and enjoyed veal parmesan,...More

1  Thank Justaflyfisher
Reviewed November 16, 2016

We were at The Talk recently for a gathering after a funeral service and couldn't have asked for better service. The wait staff were efficient and gladly accommodated our requests for gluten free meals for some of the children. We had a choice of 3...More

Thank nanb189
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We finally made it - we have been talking about coming here for so long. We were so happy we went. We sat at the bar and received excellent service! The drinks are delicious, the bar is well stocked, and the service is perfect. We...More

Thank Rhodymom2012
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Great restaurant great food great service enjoyed every thing. Toasted ravioli is yummy. Caprese salad great

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed October 16, 2016

I have been going to this restaurant eavery week with my husband for the past 4 or 5 weeks and keep returning. Easy parking on Main Street in Watertown. It is located across the street from the library. It is a lovely casual atmosphere with...More

1  Thank MTMB
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We've gone to The Talk many times. We've always had a wonderful meal there. This is a small restaurant near Watertown Square. Even during the week you should make a reservation. Prices are reasonable The only negative is that it's usually noisy and I always...More

1  Thank Iris B
TheTalk116, Owner at The Talk, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Good morning Thank you for taking the time to send in a review ! We at The Talk are committed to providing a positive experience for our patrons. Have a great day! Kaz

Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

From the warm hospitality, the low lights, awesome play lists in the background, the most generous and delicious drinks and of course yummy homestyle Italian food this place is a home run! It's my go to with family, friends or one to ones..consistent on all...More

Thank jkazarian
TheTalk116, Owner at The Talk, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Good morning I want to thank you for your review , for us at The Talk all that you touch upon are part of our concentrated points that we focus on providing for our Patrons. Thank you and have a great day Kaz

Reviewed August 23, 2016

What a nice restaurant located in Main Street in Watertown. Very clean - attentive wait staff and good food. Had the special chicken and mushrooms with a lemon sauce over risotto. They should put this on the menu! I am also amazed with so many...More

Thank robertinma
TheTalk116, Owner at The Talk, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2016

Good morning and thank you for your review we are committed to providing our clients with a positive experience at The Talk Restaurant . Have a great day Kaz (owner)

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Janice E
April 6, 2017|
Response from TheTalk116 | Property representative |
You can park in our rear parking lot off of pleasant street and come in the rear entrance , there is also on street parking in front if the Talk! Thanks Kaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-600-3417
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