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1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465 (Waltham St.)
Green line - Woodland; Commuter Rail - West Newton
(617) 244-9199
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 108
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Date Around

One of the great advantages of this superb restaurant is that it is across the street from an equally excellent art cinema which features the best movies from around the globe. You will not be disappointed with the choices on Lumière's menu, just as you will surely find a movie at the West Newton... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
stuzzi2013
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newton
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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newton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

One of the great advantages of this superb restaurant is that it is across the street from an equally excellent art cinema which features the best movies from around the globe. You will not be disappointed with the choices on Lumière's menu, just as you will surely find a movie at the West Newton Cinema that you will enjoy beyond... More 

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belmont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We haven't been to Lumiere in many years but stopped in before seeing a movie at the West Newton Cinema. Lucky for us there were two seats at the bar. Every staff member was efficient, friendly and relaxed. The drinks were wonderful and the food was the best I've had in a very long time. It's a little more expensive... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Lumiere - Newton, MA - 4/15/2015 It may not look like much on the outside but I have a feeling that whatever lay beyond the front doors was something quite spectacular... For parking they share the CVS parking lot across the street. Not knowing this I emptied a dollar fifty into the meter not realizing they don't enforce after six... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 via mobile

Welcoming and helpful service service, delicious food and some fine beers. Worth facing the Newton parking challenges for. Would go again.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great service, delicious food every time we go, every dish is worth the high price tag. We live in Newton and have tried pretty much every restaurant locally, as well as in Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, etc. This is one of the top anywhere. It looks like nothing special from the outside, as they keep the shades down in the huge... More 

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Boston
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We've gotten sushi at Otake several times in the past few weeks and have not been disappointed. Excellent spicy tuna, spicy salmon and crazy maki! Love having great sushi so close to home!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Those with dietary restrictions may find this menu limiting. Otherwise it's a top-quality place with good service and an excellent wine selection.

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Boston, MA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to celebrate New Year's eve with some friends and had a truly wonderful experience. The staff was very informative and helpful and all of the food was delicious. It was a wonderful atmosphere and completely unrushed.

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lumiere continues to provide a top Boston dining experience in the suburbs. The food, ambiance and service are every bit as good as the best restaurants in Boston.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have eaten at Lumiere before and enjoyed it. We had a reservation for 5 this weekend, including one family member who has a special diet. When we called to inquire if it was possible to accommodate this bland diet restriction, the reservationist declared that they could not help us out. When I asked if they couldn't just make some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465
    (Waltham St.)
  • Public Transportation: Green line - Woodland; Commuter Rail - West Newton
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: (617) 244-9199

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: French, Japanese, American, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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