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1293 Washington St. (Waltham St.) Send to Phone
617-244-9199 | Menu
Refined French fare in bustling West Newton.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.

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Lumiere, West Newton, MA

Lumiere Restaurant Review

: This French go-to bistro is located right across from the West Newton Cinema. The space is refined yet striking in off-whites, thanks to star designer Sandra Fairbank. Chef/owner Jordan Bailey has taken the reins from longtime chef/owner Michael Leviton. He presents a chef’s tasting menu as well as à la carte offerings. For main dishes, pair a classic cocktail with Gloucester haddock with beets, watercress, grapefruit, roasted fennel, basil and lemon vinaigrette, or a glass of Pinot Noir with the roasted veal tenderloin with roasted escarole, pickled onion soubise, and olive and cornichon salsa verde. Don’t miss the ever-changing cheese platter for dessert. And though the food is costly, a smart selection of wines by the glass has yet to hit the price-heights scaled by Lumière's downtown counterparts.


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