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Lee's Burger Place

216 Sumner St, Newton, MA 02459-1954
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Ranked #15 of 229 Restaurants in Newton
Price range: $2 - $7
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Weston, Massachusetts
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219 reviews 219 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

But, this was the wrong time of year to go sit down here and try the burger. When the door opens you freeze and everyone has to eat with their jackets on. They need a heater above the doorway to keep eaters warmer, or, otherwise, pick another season to go here. Shake shack has a better looking and more inviting... More 

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Boston, MA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This place is our go to place for burgers. The service is great and the burgers and fries are fantastic. My kids refuse to go anywhere else and they say this place is superior to five guys, shake shack or any other fast food joint. Tip- Always share the fries- they are way too big for one :)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Once a week I go to Lee's because the hamburger is so good. The onion rings are excellent as are the french fries. My friend had the meatball sub and enjoyed it as much as the hamburger. The prices are wonderfully reasonable. The staff as mentioned in other reviews really wants to please. The place is tiny and the atmosphere... More 

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Providence, RI
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102 reviews 102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What can you say, the burgers are very good!! I got the bacon cheeseburger and it was juicy and delicious. There are only two tables and a handful of chairs at a counter so if you want to eat in, be prepared to wait for a chair.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The burgers are yummy and the special sauce is especially good with the fries. The staff behind the counter are very nice, friendly and helpful.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

"Consistency defines success" I tried Lee's burger when they just opened in Newton Center 2010. Excellent!. Mr Lee and family were handling the business themselves. I have tried them a couple of times during the years. Mr Lee is not running it, looks like extended family is managing. Same original griller. I tried to get a burger last night and... More 

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New York, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I went to Lee's Burger Place for the first time after visiting nearby Shake Shack and finding it too crowded there. I am really glad I came to Lee's because the burgers here, while different, are also very tasty. They seem to have a pretty wide selection - burgers, dogs, veggie burgers, pastrami sandwiches, etc. I've only ever had the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just a really good, basic burger! The staff are always pleasant and fast. Always reliable. My kids and their friends go there way too much :-)

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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I am almost afraid to review this tiny gem for fear we won't get a seat at one of the 4-5 tables the next time we go. This has become our go-to place for burgers. They are thick, perfectly cooked to order and the special sauce (optional) is yummy. The staff is super friendly and we just love supporting a... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We eat here once a week. Wonderful burgers and fries. And that "special sauce" is so good. Consistently good and very inexpensive. Only 2 -3 tables, it's really only a take out place... Yum! Highly recommend.

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Additional Information about Lee's Burger Place

Address: 216 Sumner St, Newton, MA 02459-1954
Phone Number: 617-795-2022
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 7
Cuisine: Hamburgers

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