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Lee's Burger Place

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216 Sumner St, Newton, MA 02459-1954
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Consistently great burgers with friendly staff, clean tables, and fast turnaround. A local gem if you love burgers and amazing onion rings!

Thank Kemper02459
Coronado, California
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343 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Juicy, hot and delicious burgers. HOT crispy fries. Really nice workers. They were so accommodating. I wanted protein style burger, no buns, lettuce instead. They made it perfectly and put extra napkins under my burger to catch all the juice. So good. Highly recommend this place. Large portions. Fries should be shared too tempting to finish by yourself. It was... More 

Thank nadomom2
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I come back here time and time again. The burgers are fresh, and the special sauce is the best! Everyone who works here has a smile and is happy to help. It's great local independant food what more do you want!

Thank lfshammu
Boston, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

The place is always full at lunch and dinner. You can see people parked outside that are picking up their food to enjoy it at home. It is a small place but their food is above average. The burgers are cooked to the temperature you ask for. And they are generous with toppings and sauces. Their special sauce is out... More 

Thank MDalmauDonato
Boston, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We recently discovered Lee's, and promptly returned two more times within 10 days. This is a friendly, well run, delicious burger spot (mostly for take out, as seating is limited) right in Newton Center. Lee's is perfect for a quick order to go while on your way home. We have only tried the cheeseburgers and fries, which were both outstanding.

Thank Sam W
Melrose, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Lee's Burger Place is awesome. The burgers are cooked exactly how you asked them to be. The French Fries and the "special" sauce are to die for. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Lee's is the place to go when you want the best hambuger.

Thank JWC163
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Best homemade greasy burger in town, I love it. Not much space to sit, not a problem, take it home! with fries

Thank trainingtraveler1
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234 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

My meat-eating friends love this place, so I figured I should give it a try. Given that good veggie burgers are hard to find, my expectations were modest I wasn't unhappy at all, but I don't imagine that I will go out of my way. But the service was upbeat and the vibe was fun.

Thank steventobolsky
Newton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

perfect for a great, fast burger, veggie, turkey or beef. they have very friendly staff, as well as mr. lee. great chicken and salads too! seating is very limited! not a table service place, but a great alternative to pizza or mcd's

Thank rkd246
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

If you don't want to use a lot of napkins, this is not your place (says my 3rd grader). Great burgers and good cheesesteaks along with a great selection of beverages.

Thank JackMV

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $7
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Sumner St, Newton, MA 02459-1954
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: 617-795-2022

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