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1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2011
+1 617-244-9199
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and drinks are over priced, everyone is really snobby , management seems always on edge, no one really stood out to make my experience pleasant. If you’re going to charge the prices you do at least give people proper service and a good experience...More

Thank andrew w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food. Attentive service. This restaurant never disappoints. We've enjoyed eating at the bar after a movie.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Lumiere is located on a busy business street near many stores with metered parking in an off street lot. The restaurant has ample on street (free) parking on Sundays. The menu had about six first courses, entrees and deserts. There also were several specials the...More

Thank Ken4747
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Average food and over priced to an obscene amount Wine waiter was a snob and had nothing sensible to say

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We had the most wonderful experience at Lumiere recently. Having been recommended by Chesley B&B, we arrived to find a modern vibe and relaxed feel. We opted for the Chef's Surprise menu with Wine Pairings, and it was delicious! The staff never rushed us and...More

1  Thank K871NCrafaelr
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I had been here a few times for drinks and appetizers or dessert following a movie, but until we had dinner there on Saturday night I didn't realize how exceptional Lumiere is. My husband and I dined there with another couple and we all loved...More

1  Thank Benita G
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Food was excellent, both of us had seafood dishes which were prepared perfectly. Excellent service and nice, quiet atmosphere. We had not been there for some time and were happy to find the food to be excellent and the ambience very pleasant.

Thank JaneGut
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We thought about eating there for a while, but have not had a chance until now. It is definitely worth a visit. It is possible not to get a whole picture, as a visit on Valentines Day would not be a typical diner, but you...More

Thank Yury1080
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is a wonderful place to have a meal! We ordered vegetarian—soup, salad, entrée, and dessert—and loved every dish. Our waitress, Joni, was patient, enthusiastic, and informative when we inquired about the different menu options. From simply reading the descriptions, it’s hard to imagine how...More

Thank aFellowTraveller
Reviewed 8 January 2018

It was my parents anniversary and I was careful to choose a restaurant. My previous experience once last summer left a nice memory. I came with my elderly parents, my husband, my son and his girlfriend. When we came in we were offered a square...More

Thank Pearl M
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Questions & Answers
24 June 2017|
Response from pamouyal | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a parking lot behind the building
18 April 2017|
Response from lynnthomas2016 | Reviewed this property |
Call the restaurant. I do not know why I was sent your request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2011
    (Waltham St.)
  • Public Transportation: Green line - Woodland; Commuter Rail - West Newton
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-244-9199
Lumiere is a casually elegant, upscale neighborhood bistro featuring modern-French cuisine, an extensive wine list as well as a full bar. We also offer a semi-private dining room that can comfortably accommodate up to 30 guests. We serve Lunch (Tuesday-Friday, 12Pm-2pm) and Dinner (Tuesday-Sunday). Lumiere also hosts Weekly Wine Tastings ($20) every Thursday 5:30pm - 6:30pm which includes taste of four featured wines served with specifically paired hors d'oeuvres from Chef Jordan Bailey.
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