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Via Lago

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1845 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420
+1 781-861-6174
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Lexington, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful spot, welcoming for singles, couples and groups up to 10. Terrific service and great atmosphere.

Thank 718med
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always known for their catering, the restaurant experience is equally satisfying. Menu is creative and mid-priced. New seating and bar area is very comfortable.

Thank Mark G
Lexington, MA
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love coming here for lunch. There is always something for everyone in the family. We've also been here for sit-down dinner. Always a good value!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been getting food from Via Lago for the past 17 years, beginning when it was a storefront with a small lunch menu, salads, and great desserts. We came more frequently when they expanded the space to include tables/chairs and a bigger menu. Now they are a full-service restaurant with 2 bars and are always busy. Through all of this... More 

Thank Jerry H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food for eat in or take out. Food is fresh and well prepared . Delivery is quick at lunchtime and a great evening atmosphere also. Prices reasonable

Thank Jennifer B
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We are regulars. We come here 2 to 4 times per month. It is our favorite local restaurant. What we love the most is the constantly changing seasonal menu. Would recommend for anyone any time!

Thank AnneCJD
Los Angeles, CA
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The menu is modest but well selected and prepared. I was attracted to an offering of paella, which was a bit simpler than a full-blown Spanish paella, but had a nice selection of shellfish and an excellent fresh fillet of white fish as its center attraction, very nicely presented.

Thank AlanLosAngeles_CA
Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Fair prices.... food with excellent flavor... bar staff is excellent especially the Hispanic gentleman, (forgive me, I can't remember his name). He is an Excellent bartender.

Thank Frank5588
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant has been in Lexington for a long while and it just keeps getting better. At lunch you order at the counter then have a seat and they bring the order to your table. For dinner it becomes a traditional full service restaurant. Prices are on the lower end, quality is on the higher end. It's really a nice... More 

1 Thank lifecycle_us
Gainesville, Florida
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had grilled swordfish and the pork chop special. The entrees were very good, but the sides were even better! We followed this up (later - after making more stomach room) with their bread pudding with ice cream. That was superb!

1 Thank ChrisMonahan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1845 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-861-6174

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?