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474 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0415
+1 781-891-9000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“hanger steak” (9 reviews)
“sea scallops” (9 reviews)
“cold shrimp” (5 reviews)
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474 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0415
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great local spot for upscale cuisine in a casual setting. Guys night our started here and we could not help ourselves to enough of their wings. They were the absolute definition of "finger lickin' good." We also tried a couple of other appetizers, as well...More

Thank Steve0117
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have now been on 2 separate occasions, within 3 months of each other - both times have exceeded expectations. The main stays on the menu are delicious, they have great sauces that accompany their dishes and the specials change rapidly and are great. This...More

Thank Pato116
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

When was the last time you could say the food came out too fast and was great? Last night for us, holy smokes! I had the hanger steak and my wife had the scallops, both were the right proportions and cooked perfectly. Great beer list...More

Thank W_M_Freeman
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Service is very slow and messed up dinner and all I asked was for the stew not to have pork. Which the waitress screwed up. Took forever for my meal to come back correctly. My husband already finished his meal. The waitress and manager were...More

Thank Rachael G
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited Tempo for the first time last night solo while hanging out waiting while my daughters volleyball team practiced. Loved this comfortable upscale local in the heart of Waltham. I was immediately welcomed by Ryan a bartender as I took a seat at the bar....More

Thank PATSFAN201130
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Three of us enjoyed a very pleasant dinner here. Staff are gracious and friendly, meals are delicious and atmosphere was comfortable. I had the wild mushroom risotto with Burrata cheese and added three shrimp to the dish. My wife had the pan roasted salmon and...More

Thank Marplon
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

very good food nice sevice and beautiful environment!!!We had a birthday surprise on 13/12 and everything was great!many thanks to our waitress!

Thank zoi7
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

While visiting Waltham / Bentley on business - I went to Tempo restaurant on the recommendation of a friend- absolutely fantastic. Food is superbly prepared - fairly priced and service is top notch! Bar are has very ample seating and several high quality tv's tuned...More

Thank DBralph
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Met couple of friends for dinner on a Friday evening. The place was crowded, but not overwhelmingly so. The wait staff was very prompt and helpful. The mixed drinks were very good as was the food. The price was very modest. I recommend this place...More

Thank henry j
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I almost said off tempo. Tempo has long been my go to local place to meet up with friends. But I have to say, I was a bit disappointed on my last visit. Menu seems to have been paired down. Only a few daily specials....More

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25 March 2015|
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Response from Beth H | Reviewed this property |
They have a busy bar scene, so if you go early there should not be a problem. As I said we went from a movie and they couldn't wait to turn the table which I took issue with. But if you have a larger group I too would call... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Moody St, Waltham, MA 02453-0415
    (High Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-891-9000
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