Restaurant Reviews

Restaurant delivers personal touch and essence of Italy

Ristorante Vecchia Roma 398 Watertown St., Newton 617-965-0026 vecchia-roma.com Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5-10 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday Reservations, major credit cards accepted Accessible to the handicapped Tucked away in the Newton village of Nonantum is Ristorante Vecchia Roma, which has been run by Benedetto Cerasani and his wife, Anna, since […]

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Have your vegetables and your cake, too

Masao’s Kitchen 581 Moody St., Waltham 781-647-7977 masaoskitchen.com Hours: Monday through Saturday, noon-7:30 p.m., closed on Sunday No reservations No table service Accessible to the handicapped Major credit cards accepted Masao’s Kitchen proves that even a meat lover can truly enjoy a vegetarian meal. The storefront restaurant on Moody Street in Waltham has gained a […]

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Rice Barn harvests a mix of Asian flavors

The Rice Barn 1037 Great Plain Ave., Needham Telephone: 781-449-8300 Website: thericebarn.com Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and 5-9:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 5-9:30 p.m. Reservations accepted Accessible to the handicapped Major credit cards Only two and a half months passed between the closing of Joy […]

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Authentic Persian cuisine in Watertown

Molana 5 Spring St., Watertown 617-923-2554 molanarestaurant.com Hours: Monday-Thursday, noon-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon-1 a.m.; Sunday, noon-10 p.m. Reservations accepted Accessible to the handicapped Major credit cards Mohsen Tehrani stood in front of the open fire grill at Molana holding a string of tasbih prayer beads made of turquoise. “When I want to pray […]

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