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335 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460-1927
+1 617-916-1795
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a few times and the food is fine, just nothing special. Today's visit, however, will be my last. I came in at 2pm with my 91 year old mother. There was no wait and an empty booth. They refused to seat us as they wanted to hold the booth open in case a larger party came... More 

Thank happyt0urist
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sons and I stopped by for dinner on a Wednesday evening. We were seated immediately. The place was hopping, especially for a mid-week evening. With a wide diner menu, we all found items to our liking, I was pleased with the Wednesday Night Burger Special (a burger and a beer for approximately the cost of just the burger). The... More 

Thank albetwjj
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have dined at the Rox Diner several times. We'd go more often but they tend to be very busy for brunch, not so much for dinner. Their breakfasts are great as well as their dinners. Dinners are very reasonably priced as well as very good.

Thank Simon W
Newton, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely casual restaurant for breakfast or lunch. Breakfast menu is available all day. Food is also good; and environment is friendly. Check this place out for sure if you are in the area.

Thank CasaMare16
Canton, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The Rox diner is especially great for a few reasons. 1. The food is delicious 2. The portions are generous 3. Breakfast is particularly awesome here 4. The selection and offerings on the menu are vast. 5. They easily accommodate gluten free patrons by offering gluten free options on the menu. 6. Bread is baked fresh locally The service is... More 

Thank yogadr
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We needed a breakfast place in the area and this looked perfect from the menu. We called ahead and that was great. My wife and son checked in and were brought to the table while I was walking back from parking. The hostess then told them they couldn't sit because the party wasn't complete. Seriously! I was there in under... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Leawood, Kansas
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113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Rox diner is good place for breakfast. I had the veggie hash which included sweet potatoes and black beans with two poached eggs, a generous portion of crispy roasted potatoes and delicious toast. The service is good and the restaurant is bright but the decor needs to be updated.

Thank Debbie S
Cleveland, Ohio
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261 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty extensive menu. Good variety, with different combinations. Easy to see why Rox's is on a lot of Boston lists for breakfast / brunch options. Was there somewhat early (8:30) on a Sunday. Place was beginning to fill up. Not very big inside, so may need to pick your spot in order to avoid a wait. Server was very polite.... More 

Thank mikeys2
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Popular restaurant, especially for breakfast, with reliably good food. Host and servers generally friendly and efficient. Good value for what you get. Since it is a good neighborhood restaurant, it sometimes gets busy, especially for weekend breakfasts.

Thank Simon W
Newton, MA
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425 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Lots of choices for breakfast. They make a good corned beef hash. Service is good. Place is fairly small. Service was fine. Not sure how they are for lunch, but very good for breakfast.

Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460-1927
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-916-1795

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