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Farmstead Table

71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“popovers” (31 reviews)
“spelt bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a bit disappointed considering some of the excellent reviews. The fried cauliflower and burrata are quite good but the Wagyu burgers were only so-so and at $19 each overpriced. Halibut and salmon are very good, the rhubarb pie dessert not so much. The best...More

Thank Hammbrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is much to like about Farmstead's changing menu - the focus on locally-sourced foods is excellent and the cuisine preparation quite delicious. We were drawn to eat there by the mention of morels, but sadly our chosen selection had many mushroom varieties but was...More

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an absolutely perfect brunch here today! It's a lovely spot directly across the the Newton Center T stop. The space is light, and cheerful. The staff was very nice. The food was outstanding all around. The Bloody Mary was excellent too!. A perfect...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It is a fairly small place, so definitely get a reservation for dinner, especially on the weekend. Well prepared appetizers and food with fresh, local ingredients when possible. Good cocktails and wine - no draft beer (worth losing a half of a rating point). Popovers...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Visited Farmstead Table for lunch, and was impressed by the variety offered on the menu, from creative salads to nicely prepared meats. Everything we ordered was top quality. Reasonably priced and excellent service,

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We don't "brunch" often, but this was a treat! Great popovers to start (you can get only two and not the four listed in the basket) with wonderful rhubarb/strawberry jam. We each got the farmer's plate with "soft" scrambled eggs, fried potatoes, grilled toast and...More

Thank Toby1954
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I have been to Farmstead Table several times and enjoy using it as a meeting place for business lunches because it is a few blocks from my home. I happened to have two lunch meetings in two days this past week and had an excellent...More

Thank Peter Scott M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

First time dinner visit was a disappointment. Did not feel very welcomed and server seemed irritated by menu questions. The service lacked attention to detail....soup was served without a spoon and a main course without a knife and fork. After attempts to catch attention of...More

Thank davidatanner
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went for Brunch. Food was excellent. Service - Very good. Comfortable setting and pleasant staff.Nearby street parking.

1  Thank DAD1995
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for a quick lunch with our daughter who attends BC and were not disappointed. From fresh squeezed OJ to scrambled eggs, delicious bacon & toasted spelt bread, all was fresh & good. There was even a burger topped with bacon & egg....More

Thank Laurie W
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Nearby Attractions
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22 reviews
1.33 km away
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2.40 km away
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1.47 km away
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3.26 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Janet R
I have a small well behaved registered "emotional service" dog. Will this restaurant allow me to bring my dog?
20 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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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