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Farmstead Table

71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“popovers” (31 reviews)
“spelt bread” (6 reviews)
Opens in 1 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place! Whenever we visit family in the area this is where we head for brunch. It’s a lovely small space with very nice staff. The menu is excellent and the food is outstanding. The popovers are a must! Huge portions. Very fresh,...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant has been here for years and serves a varied, changing menu of always tasty food. It is pleasant for lunch or dinner, the restaurant is small but the tables are well spaced. I have always had a good meal.

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Yes, if you want some farm fresh food but do not feel like going to the farmer's market, let this restaurant alleviate your guilt. The arugula in the salad of that name tasted as if it had been picked just moments before. With the arugula...More

Thank essay811
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went for Sunday brunch. The interior is clean and comfortable. The tables are spaced well, the staff is friendly. I had Brussel Sprout tacos. The sprouts were excellent, the slaw was a bit too acidic and drowned out some of the great taste of the...More

Thank WithTwoDogs
Reviewed 19 August 2017

There were 4 of us and we shared a selection of appetizers and small plates. All were good - the highlights were Tomato toast with burrata, Peruvian style oysters, and Sweet corn dumplings. The seating was a bit cramped but the atmosphere was good -...More

Thank jane01778
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a neighborhood gem, for sure! I have eaten breakfast/brunch here a couple of times and thought the food was delicious, but just recently ate dinner there, and can't say enough about the meal! The "tomato toast" is so good, you will want to...More

Thank mcpandrews
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Five of us had dinner on a week night. The food was fabulous, particularly the fish tacos and the tortellini soup. It was quiet so we were able to have our conversations with out yelling. The service was attentive, but not overbearing. Highly recommended.

Thank Marge H
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I was excited to eat lunch at Farmstead Table after having read some great reviews. I live in the Bay area and love food. My sister and I started with two glasses of a lovely French rose to compliment the sweet corn dumplings which were...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The food was all very fresh and delicious. We all raved about the burger and mushroom pasta after tasting each other's dishes. The chicken was moist and cooked perfectly. A good wine selection. The popovers were good, but were pricey, not sure that we would...More

Thank melange1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Who doesn't embrace farm-to-table? But, I just don't think Farmstead Table is that outstanding at the concept. I've tried it a couple of times and walked away thinking "meh." The service is iffy and the atmosphere, too.

Thank Sarah41707
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Janet R
21 November 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I would think so, maybe call ahead? They are very accommodating in my experience
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
  • Public Transportation: Across from the Newton Centre stop on the D line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: 617-928-6000
  • E-mail
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