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1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2011
+1 617-244-9199
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1293 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2011
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took advantage of the family dinner for takeout this past week. The food was thoughtfully packaged, very fresh (even after packaging and a 15 minute trip in the car the brussel sprouts were still crisp). My wife and I appreciated the abundant vegetables (salad, two...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank travelingman979
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dinner was served 1.5 hour after we sat at the table. When we made a complaint about this to the server, she was non apologetic and arrogant. Called the manager afterwards who was even more a arrogant, arguemenrative. No apologies, no kindness. Worst customer...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Voyager310975
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Wonderful place to go for a romantic quiet nite. a meeting, good food, always reliable. The service is superb. The bar is great. This is a treasured local place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank elschildkrout
Reviewed 7 October 2018

They started offering branch over the weekends. I gave it a chance and visited there with my family. The deal was excellent. The team was friendly and helpful, the service was great and the food was very good. I strongly recommend having brunch there.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Yossi H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

In Sept 2018 Lumiere began serving Sunday brunch from 11am to 2pm. The restaurant's very high quality is maintained while the prices are far more moderate than dinner. At $6, the small plate of squash fritters is a bargain. The funnel cake is unlike anything...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank randy_s_b_4510
Reviewed 29 September 2018

On a Friday evening, our family group, including two active pre-teens, made an early reservation - and our six-seater booth was perfect. The menu, although limited, caters for a wide range of tastes, and each of our choices was really delicious. The wine/drinks list offers...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

They offered a special menu for families on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and we decided to try it. The food was amazing, my 5 year old agreed to taste and liked almost everything. We enjoyed every bite and will definitely go back again They had a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bestchallah
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Lumiere has always been one fo the best restaurants in the Boston area, especially the suburbs. I was lucky to have dinner at the bar on my recent visit to see my parents. Go early if you want to sit at the bar, as seating...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank pedalrapidly
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We shared an anniversary dinner that met our expectations. The food was fresh, well prepared and plated beautifully. Dinner was paced for a memorable experience. Nothing was rushed and the tone was comfortable.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this restaurant... menu is limited but the food was extremely fresh and tasty. Riesling was amazing.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 948ozges
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Pat G
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
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, 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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