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Max & Leo's Artisan Pizza

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325 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1614
+1 617-244-7200
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12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Watertown, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We recently moved to Watertown square and were in search of a good pizza place. We found it at Max and Leo's in Newton. The absolute best pizza around!! The staff was friendly and welcoming and the food was great. A far cut above any other pizza nearby that we have tried. Max and Leo's is my go-to for the... More 

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Thank ms0716
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is without a doubt one of the best pizza options in a town with at least two more excellent pizza options (e.g., Sweet Tomatoes and Peppe's Pizza). Max and Leo have it down to a science and offer multiple creative options. The space is tight so if it is a busy weekend night you might be waiting for a... More 

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Thank Pedro A
Maui, Hawaii
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

The sitting area is very small. Maybe 10 Barstool type seats at the bar and only to sit down tables. That being said the pizza is fantastic. Decent beer and wine offerings. They also do a Brisk business on takeout. Max and Leos is directly across the street from the Crowne Plaza if you happen to be there on business... More 

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Thank Kevin W
Boston, MA
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152 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The pizza at max and Leo is delicious ! We love the balsamic pizza and salads are great as is the stuffed peppers.

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Thank Opinioned_traveler
Mechanicsburg, PA
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101 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Yes this place is small. We were lucky to get a seat. The honey hot habanero wings are very hot. The margarita pizza was excellent. Highly recommend this place and waiting for a seat if necessary.

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Thank frugalmamma
Boston
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Horrible experience, ordered pizza for take out . They were sending me out the door with burnt pizza and tried to tell me that it was charred (their style of pizza). Reluctantly they gave me a charred pizza

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Thank Taistealgobrach
Newton
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016

There is only one thing not to like: it's too small, and every time we go there we beg them to expand. The truth is for every time we're lucky enough to get a table, there are 3 times we don't and end up going somewhere else. And many people we know just treat it as a takeout place. And... More 

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Thank Robert C
Farmington, MI
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Didn't know what to do for dinner and this was close to the hotel. It's primarily a take-out joint, but the had a small counter and a few tables. If you have the time eat there. the counter-staff really seem to enjoy working there and they are very nice. I can't imagine making the pizzas though, it was hoping the... More 

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Thank Drpad
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 October 2016

You have to go ther the pizzas are to die for and the staff are great, my sister is not a pizza lover but she loved these ones

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Thank Sioby123
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

As a pizza snob, I am always looking for a local place that is similar to a favorite haunt in D.C. This place is similar, with tight quarters, friendly staff, and wood fired pizza.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-244-7200

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