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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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“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
“duck” (14 reviews)
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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

We hadn't been to Lumiere in 6 years, despite the fact that we live in the community. Food was good, except for the dessert, but we were surprised by the service. Our waitress did enquire how our entree was, and we answered good, but then...More

Thank 6Irish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of having dinner here recently and it did not disappoint. The restaurant is well appointed; the service impeccable, and then food outstanding. The halibut and Artic char were truly amazing and served simply. I will be returning to this restaurant often!

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We took over the private dining area at the restaurant and as it was on a Monday night, it was if we had the place to ourselves. Food was excellent and wine pairing even better. Service was also wonderful

Thank Aviva S
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Very sadly we could not stay for a meal as their menu had recently changed and my allergies were not accommodated in a single entree (and could not cobble together enough options form their short list of appetizers). I am not a big meat-eater and...More

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We had an outstanding meal. The Wellfleet oysters were delicious, the soft shell crab was very well prepared and the steak tartare was also a wonderful starter. Our entrees were all well prepared. We had four different dishes and we're all quite pleased. The accompanying...More

Thank Roberttheartist
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with my elderly mom and friend. Staff was extra careful in helping us to our table. Seafood stew and chocolate mousse were beautifully presented and superb. The experience is always memorable. Highly recommend. Public parking behind building is convenient.

Thank ChathamMass
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

All six of our found our food top notch. I was pleased to find soft shell crabs on the menu and my scallop dish was perfectly cooked and flavorful too. We enjoyed an excellent red wine from Oregon -- my French husband had been wanting...More

Thank joyceheard
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Wonderful dinner last Saturday. The Chef produces wonderful, inventive, flavorful food. The entrees were excellent and the appetizers exceeded any regular expectation. The service was all right, but needs an upgrade if it is going to match the food. But do not be hesitant. GO...More

Thank Bub50Westport
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We were a bit concerned since the restaurant had changed hands, but we needn't have been. The menu was small, but the variety was good and the selections were very interesting. The food we had was delicious, and the portions were generous without being overwhelming....More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My husband and I have been to Lumiere for three anniversary dinners now. We have always had delicious dinners and have felt very well taken care of. The food is fresh, beautifully presented, and just the right size portions. The bar is cozy, but just...More

Thank shannonsK214QT
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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
USD 25 - USD 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
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
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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