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Echo Bridge Restaurant & Cafe

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1068 Chestnut St, Newton, MA 02464-1307
+1 617-969-7092
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“potato skins” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“upper falls” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Bar, American, Pizza, Pub
$$ - $$$
1068 Chestnut St, Newton, MA 02464-1307
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Ever since the 70's Mrs. Human Vern and I have gone to Mario's in the Upper Falls. Pizza, subs, onion rings and Budweiser in a bottle. Classic meal at a classic place. A great place to have a consistently good time.

Thank TheHumanVern
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Boston this weekend. We had a long day and found a restaurant close to the hotel in Newton. My husband went to pick up the carry out order. It was late but well before closing. My husband was told that they did...More

2  Thank Lori C
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

It was our first time here and we will definitely come back. The food was good with good portion. The place has an antique feel to it, which is nice. Please bring cash, the ATM costs a lot of fees.

1  Thank triptonowhere_11
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Have driven by and around for years....Finally gave a shot. Fun bar setup and crowd. Darn good food and cold beer and great prices....Definitely coming back!

1  Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Food was good. Service was friendly. Price was right. What else can you ask for? It's a great little neighborhood treasure. We'll be back!

Thank puddlejumper3
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

A family style restaurant located at intersection of Elliot st and Chestnut st in historic Newton Upper Falls. offers a very family friendly cozy environment . Upper dining room and bar area. Excellent Italian inspired food- chicken & veal cutlet, lasagne, ravioli as well as...More

Thank Davedog14
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Echo Bridge or "Mario's" as its locally referred to has basically three sections: a bar, a restaurant with booths and small tables, and a back room with large tables for groups. I've taken dozens of teams here for post-game pizza and only occasionally made a...More

Thank Ricketee
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Hubby & I always seeking out dinner date destinations beyond well known national franchises. Mom & pop restaurants that can withstand economic times are gems in themselves. This family owned establishment seems to be a local legend. Its far from fancy...the tables and booths need...More

Thank lighthouselady63
Reviewed March 30, 2016

We stopped for a quick dinner. The decor is nothing to rave about and might actually keep people away, but the food and service were actually quite good. All three of us enjoyed our dinners, fish and chips, a burger, and liver and onions. We're...More

Thank DRaymond
Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the oldest restaurant in Newton. I have not been to "Cheers" bar but have seen an episode and the crowd reminded me of that show😊 pizza was great and freshly made😊 also tried the local blueberry bear😊 overall, it was a...More

Thank Faranak M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, Bar, American, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1068 Chestnut St, Newton, MA 02464-1307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-969-7092
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