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755 Beacon St, Newton, MA 02459
(617) 244-4445
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting our son and he introduced us to this outstanding new restaurant in Newton Centre!!! There is on-street parking and a city parking lot within a block away from the restaurant. The restaurant is somewhat small (700 square feet and 20 seats) and we were lucky to get seated after a short wait as we... More 

Thank SJYamane
Danvers, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything from the appetizer to the desert was excellent! Tuna tartare type atmosphere was wonderful but the grilled octopus that my friend got was really unique served in a stew-like dish with sausage and beans. I have never had octopus before and this was a standout dish for the taste and originality. I had a tasty steak for the main... More 

Thank kristinly
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great vibe. The feel is very urban and the bar in particular is small but really fun. Menu is limited but quite good.

1 Thank Allison B
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a small restaurant. Reservations at prime time are a must. The bar....innovative cocktails with exotic ingredients that are 1-2 dollars more than the run of the mill but well worth it. Wine list is small but adequate but if you are limiting your alcohol, have a cocktail. You won't be disappointed. The menu is not extensive but there... More 

Thank frequentfresser
Boston, MA
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Some of the best food I've ever had. We loved EVERYTHING. Swordfish was excellent, scallops as well. For appetizer we had the yellowin and the pumpkin soup- so so delicious. Service was phenomenal and that bread- just wish they wouldn't bring so much of it :) Absolutely nothing negative to say. Definitely the best restaurant in the area. Highly recommended.... More 

Thank AltEllie
Pozuelo de Alarcon, Spain
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Small place with very friendly service. We had some chorizo croquettes as appetizer which were excellent and a board of meats which we shared among three people and was plenty. All in all nice experience and good value for the money

Thank Niko1966
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481 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Picking from the appetizer list and a seafood stew that turned out wonderful, tasty and easy to share. We also tried the Escabeche, Croquettas, Lettuce Salad and Tomato Soup and they were all fresh and well seasoned. We finished with the Lemon Cake and too bad they did not have expresso. Interesting wines as well make for a fun and... More 

Thank tremm298
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Was lucky to get a seat at the bar (solo) for a quick bite and beer. Place was packed as usual. Apps were great.

Thank Taistealgobrach
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very popular, busy restaurant seemingly full of "regulars". On a Saturday night we arrived one hour earlier than our reservation. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming. Sitting at the bar unsure of whether to wait or not, the hostess informed us of a cancellation and we had a delicious dinner of their pork special.

Thank 403rww
Middletown, New Jersey, United States
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185 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

A wonderful restaurant. Nice / comfortable atmosphere. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Outstanding food (their corn pancakes were memorable). Creative an well executed cocktails (their after dinner coffee cocktail was outstanding).

Thank Raymond R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 755 Beacon St, Newton, MA 02459
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: (617) 244-4445

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?