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The Biltmore

American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
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1205 Chestnut St, Newton, MA 02464-1308
+1 617-527-2550
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Newton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Used to be one of our favorites, was good to come early with kiddos or later with friends/date. Have not found the updated menu items to be as good and the service absolutely declined. Too close to Dunn Gaherins not be great.

Norwood, Massachusetts
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117 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Biltmore bar and grill is an exciting neighborhood restaurant / bar. Looks very nostalgic inside with their paintings and photos . Great assortment of drinks . Food is excellent.parking a little tight out back.

Thank Davedog14
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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232 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Good cold brew and a nice selection on draft. The onion soup was a bit different with cheese filled croutons instead of the cheese melted on top. I had the London Broil pile up and it was melt in your mouth delicious. Service was very good

Thank bluewatergolf
Honolulu, Hawaii
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Just had a wonderful al fresco dinner with the kids. They've changed the menu and have added a variety of excellent selections. Had the Arizona burger---delectable! Kids had the breaded---but not fried---chicken tenders. They looked so good I snagged one! We had ms. Jenny as our server. She was superb!!! Really enjoyable evening under the stars. Will definitely be back.

Thank MahaloAmigo
Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

This bar was great for our late evening get together. It was within walking distance from the Biltmore hotel we were staying at. Good service and nice staff.

Thank tink8009
Boston, Massachusetts
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177 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The place was packed, and yes, the service was painfully slow.. I have to give an excellent rating as I believe their end product proved more valuable than the wait. The food was to die for, prepared with their standard, and a very apologetic waiter put things in perspective. We heard the kitchen was "swamped", yet, under pressure, still delivered... More 

Thank honest reviewer
West Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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172 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Dinner after a walk at the Hemlock Gorge. Yummy burger with Russian dressing and side of delicious green beans with garlic and bacon. I accidentally spilled my water and the waitress was quick to notice and clean up. We were seated quickly and we got our food quickly.

1 Thank Jasmine G
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place for dinner this week on the recommendation of friends. If you like beer then there was a good choice. The cocktails where a little disappointing in range, flavor and volume. Food was fine, but not spectacular. Overall, if you are in the area then pop in my but don't make a special trip.

1 Thank Ctat
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We have not been there since their recent expansion and renovation. We were pleasantly pleased with our dinner last Friday night. We had dinner on the dining room side – the bar area is a little noisy as expected. My wife and I split a Caesar salad that was big enough for both of us. She had the steak tips... More 

Thank Barry G
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85 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

The Biltmore won't take bookings over 6 people. Tried to book for a party of 10 - they clearly didn't want the business so my wife and I won't be back, with or without 6 people at any time..

Thank james2n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 Chestnut St, Newton, MA 02464-1308
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-527-2550
A gastropub restaurant in Newton, The Biltmore Bar & Grille offers contemporary American food, hand-picked craft beers, and creative cocktails.

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