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The Talk

) #8 of 76 Restaurants in Watertown €€ - €€€ Italian, American
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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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“salads” (11 reviews)
“steak tips” (6 reviews)
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Italian, American
€€ - €€€
116 Main St, Watertown, MA 02472-4416
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is MY favorite restaurant, but most importantly it is my mother's favorite and she is 99. They have the best pasta with shrimp and scallops or calamari. Shrimp Fantasia is the best I've ever had

Thank JuneDH
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a great dinner with great service. Recommended: mussels, seafood far diavalo, all salads, martinis. Great service. We'll be back.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 9 June 2017

With a lively bar, huge martinis, delicious food, and friendly service, The Talk has become one of our favorite too-lazy-to-cook-tonight destinations. Salads here are fresh and large. There is a full range of Italian dishes available, some classic (excellent eggplant parmesan) and some very innovative...More

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect atmosphere. Drinks were creative; service, very attentive; the seafood was as fresh as could be, prepared beautifully. Everyone in my party enjoyed their meal. Park in front, or out back, very convenient. Support local businesses!

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The restaurant has an elegant atmosphere and the wait staff is very attentive. They have a variety of Italian food items, which is their specialty. We had the veal piccata, which was not served with linguini as advertised on the menu but with penne. This...More

Thank viking005
TheTalk116, Owner at The Talk, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2017

Good Morning I appoligies for the misunderstanding on the pasta for your dinner. I will address it today with my staff in our daily meet.We are very committed to our Patrons and want to provide only a positive experiance to our diners ! Have a...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017

The vegetarian options for pasta were amazing. I ordered ziti and the cream sauce was one of the best ones. Their service is also very fast.

Thank Akanksha G
Reviewed 6 February 2017

we have been going here for a long time and have brought many friends to this restaurant Food and service is always good. Great specials!

Thank Warren A
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I love The Talk. I go by myself when I want a nice salad or some legitimate Italian food. What I appreciate most is the consistency.... the food is always great and the people (workers and patrons) are always friendly and welcoming. Its the quintessential...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 26 December 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 7 December 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 9 December 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

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Janice E
6 April 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 23:00
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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