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Farmstead Table

71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“popovers” (42 reviews)
“spelt bread” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Union St, Newton, MA 02459-2224
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great dinner here with a friend. Excellent waitstaff and cool enviroment looking out at Union street.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank samhG4796OI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Farm-to-Table is trendy nowadays. Maybe overdone. This one is a true winner. Lovely ambiance...bright, clean, warm and inviting. Staff were wonderful. Not a huge place, small bar, smallish sitting area, but these folks make it work. You must get the popovers: best I have ever...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Django65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious dinner. The beef tenderloin was perfection, cooked medium rare. The apple tart was ample for three of us to share. A lovely dessert. Service was attentive but unobtrusive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ellen O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unusual takes on know dishes, plus some new ones. Had a delightful salmon dish. Wait staff was stellar. Atmosphere congenial.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Weltbummler_1955
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were getting together with a college friend who was visiting from out of state. Making the reservation was easy. Parking was not easy, probably because there was a harvest fair going on nearby. The food choices were quite good, though they didn't have blintzes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Judy K
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Tucked in a lovely, almost European street next to a refurbished T station. Very romantic. Inside, not stuffy ... excellent service ... low noise levels for easy conversation ... and excellent food from simple but executed-flawlessly basics to some more comples and adventerous options in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed October 5, 2018

I went here with a large group of people for dinner on a Tuesday night and we all agreed, that all the food we ordered (and there was a large variety) was great. It was a menu that had something for everyone, inventive cocktails and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
8  Thank Meghan V
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Have been here many times over the last few years to catch up with my best friend. She is a gluten free vegetarian and I like everything fresh and tasty to Farmstead Table makes us both very happy. It’s small and not too noisy so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ajnmccabe
Reviewed September 10, 2018

We went here for a birthday on a Sunday evening. The place was crowded, but the staff were attentive and friendly. There are a couple of tables when you enter to your left (near the bar); I recommend these as they are quieter than the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travelalotParis
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The popovers are amazing along with everything we tried. The menu is somewhat limited so make sure there is something for you but everything they do they do well!!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ryan H
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Janet R
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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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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