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rebeccacceber Apr 20, 2009 03:00 PM

I recently moved to waltham and have noticed that there might be more pizza places per capita here than anywhere else. I've been to Upper Crust and Dominics and i like them very much. I am wondering this: are any of the other places particularly worth going to, or should i stick with what i know is good?

  1. failingwannabevegan Apr 21, 2009 09:46 AM

    I have to second Franco's on Moody. http://www.francospizza.biz/
    Anna's Pizza on Main St is pretty yummy too. (You can order delivery on foodler.
    )I'm an Upper Crust pizza fan, but not of their prices.

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    1. re: failingwannabevegan
      lipoff Apr 22, 2009 05:31 AM

      This might fly against Chow-Wisdom on this board, but I find the pizza at The Chateau to be truly terrific. My favorite combination is roasted red pepper and ricotta cheese.

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      AHan Apr 20, 2009 04:23 PM

      Franco's, on the upper end of Moody St makes very good NY style pizza and is by far my Waltham favorite. Another place which used to be good, but I have not been in years, is Franca's Wood Fired Pizza, on Charles st right up near Moody.

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        JoJo5 Apr 20, 2009 05:17 PM

        Franca's is not on Charles St. where Taqueria Mexico can be found. It's on Felton St. parallel to Charles.

        Franca's Pizzeria
        16 Felton St.
        Waltham, MA
        781-899-7200

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          AHan Apr 22, 2009 04:19 AM

          that's right. off by a block.

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          Science Chick Apr 22, 2009 11:42 AM

          I believe that Franca's may have closed. At least I know they are trying to sell the building.

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          DeisCane Apr 20, 2009 03:13 PM

          In my experience, they're all at least passable, and I think you're right in terms of the sheer number of parlors in the 'tham. I remember liking Dominics but I don't think I've ever been to Upper Crust.

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