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Max & Leo's Artisan Pizza

325 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1614
+1 617-244-7200
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (100 reviews)
“wings” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
325 Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1614
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They say it's the very hot wood burning oven that does it. The dough gets baked so fast that sauce doesn't have time to soak into the dough and make it soggy. The veggies and everything else are also kind of al dente, so everything...More

Thank DYav
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It was a tiny place; but so friendly and so much much fun! The pizza was excellent, as were the wings, which had a seasoning I had never tried before. Even thought the restaurant was small, we never felt rushed. We were able to sit...More

Thank RevPatt
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was a little concerned when we pulled up to my cousin's favorite spot and there was a firetruck outside, but then I realized the local firemen were also waiting to pick up their favorite pizza. My cousin was not wrong. The pizza was flavorful,...More

Thank leneyB
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great location for us, staying at the Crowne Plaza right across the street. I think we went in at a good time, around 4 or so on a Thursday. I can see how it could get crowded quickly as it's small but for us at...More

Thank Oscar F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

OMG !!! . Great Pizza! Love the wings. Staff is great. Avoid when changing the coals, it takes 45 mins. But have a drink, worth the wait.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

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...More

Thank ms0716
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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...More

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 24 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...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 29 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.

Thank Opinioned_traveler
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.

Thank frugalmamma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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