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The Farmhouse

970 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-2508
+1 781-449-6200
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (24 reviews)
“kale salad” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
970 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-2508
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was traveling through Needham and stopped here alone for dinner. So I can't comment on much, but their menu is small. I had the kale salad as a starter delicious, I really can't make kale at home that comes out good. Their salad was...More

Thank BS13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant has several tables in a long narrow location. Can easily seat a party of 10-12 as well as just 2...table arrangements when fully filled are ok but maybe a little to close for an intimate evening out. The food however is delicious ....More

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

After being underwhelmed on a previous visit about a year ago, we all loved our dinners here! The tuna tartare was absolutely beautiful and tasted as good as it looked and the scallops were done just right. My wife thought the halibut was cooked to...More

Thank Toby1954
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We had a 6:30pm reservation on a Friday night and the place was packed. There is plenty of parking in the lot behind the restaurant. We started with the beet salad and crab cake which were beautifully presented. For entrees, we had the halibut which...More

Thank Nikko4Me
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Coming to Boston for a family event, our daughter searched the web and liked what she read about the Farmhouse. The reviews did not lie! Lovely decor, friendly well-informed servers, and really good food. We started with the butternut squash soup, avocado toast, and beet...More

Thank Prof-DSR
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Dinner menu is simple. Starters are the best part of the meal. Fresh farm to table items put together in tasty combinations. Kale salad and Avocado Toast are particularly tasty. We were seated at a small table by the entrance on a cold evening but...More

Thank retucket
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The fish tacos were delicious. There are panels hung in the ceiling so that the acoustics are great. Beet salad - yum. Friendly, knowledgeable, good service. Amazing.

Thank Susiemcintosh
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely meal, vegetarian options were great. The cosmopolitain cocktail was superb! Try the fish tacos for those who love that sort of thing it was a big hit at our table

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I had the free bird and my wife had the halibut. We shared some apps between three couple. Everything was perfect. I don’t say that too often. Even the portions were just right. Enough to satisfy without feeling like you need a nap. The other...More

Thank Fred C
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This place started as a sleeper.It opened with little fanfare and was taking on Sweet Basil, a block away. The Farmhouse's menu is the most refreshing of all the restaurants that have opened in the western and southern suburbs recently. And even without the salt...More

Thank stephen k
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 970 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-2508
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-449-6200
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