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Lumiere

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1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2011 (Waltham St.)
+1 617-244-9199
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17:30 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Newton, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Lumiere since the ownership changed and the restaurant was redesigned. We found the interior warmer and more open that the prior configuration. Our visit was on a slow weekday evening, and the place was less than half full. We were greeted warmly, offered a choice of tables, and approached by our waitress who seemed... More 

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Thank pageslady
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great neighborhood restaurant Delicious food that is always worth a trip of you live outside of newton. The cocktails are delicious as well

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Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Menu is diverse and well prepared. Staff is knowledgeable and service is fast and hospitable. A great place for a special night .

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Thank Bruce F
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food was cooked perfectly and service was inviting and professional. Very cozy spot and great for a date night or special occasion.

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Thank jdn14
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323 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

New owner, nicer decor, broader menu, friendly service (not stuffy), very knowledgeable staff. Espresso not very good, everything else impeccable.

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Massachusetts
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Lumière was founded by one of the Boston area's celebrity young chefs and was an immediate success for its fine and innovative food preparation, carefully chosen wine list and knowledgable, helpful wait staff. Although the original owner has recently sold the restaurant, many, if not most, of the staff remained and the restaurant has continued to function at the high... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Food is always amazing, the decor is beautiful, now if I just did not have to listen in detail to the conversation happening next to me.

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Thank RAJSBOSTON
Newton, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Lovely atmosphere and interesting food. The experience used to be exquisite but had dropped down. Wait staff not as attentive and food not always hot when brought to table.

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Thank lynnthomas2016
Newton, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great food, well presented, artistic in appearance, service good, ambience good- ask for table at rear for quieter area

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Thank arnemarc
Newton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

good experience, attentive staff, great presentation and taste, I would come back again any time....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Cuisine
French, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?