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Waban Kitchen - CLOSED

1649 Beacon St, Waban, Newton, MA 02468-1512
+1 617-558-7677
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
22 Mar 2016
“Solid meal, great food, but limited menu offering”
16 Mar 2016
“Great little restaurant in Waban”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Contemporary
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1649 Beacon St, Waban, Newton, MA 02468-1512
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

Solid meal, great food, but limited menu offering. We always enjoy our meals but often feel restricted by the limited scope of offerings. Miss the chicken dish which was not on the mu during our recent visit.

Thank kwexel
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The first time I dined here, it was for a company event and I was really impressed by the space, food, beverage selection and friendliness of the staff. I considered it sort of a well-kept secret. I've been back at least 4 or 5 times...More

Thank Alex F
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This cozy, less than 50 seat neighborhood gem with a great central bar and warm, professional service would be great if the food was just well prepared standards, But Chef Jeffrey has taken his ever changing menu way outside of neighborhoodness and firmly into highly...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Nice and charming space - good wine list and a nice selection of entrees. The vibe was very relaxed with a neighborhood feel. Friendly staff helped us make choices. We'd go again.

2  Thank KenFBWI
Reviewed 6 September 2015

I get there as often as I can, , to enjoy the ambiance, the great menu, kibitzing at the bar, enjoying great wine with inspirational food, meaning how wonderfully fresh it is, the regional seasonal fish,vegetables, desserts, the whole enchilada . Often ,in the cooler...More

1  Thank beebalm2013
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We dined here on a Friday night with another couple. The ambiance was great. The restaurant was lively but not loud. Service was excellent. The downside is that the menu is limited, so if you want to choose from a variety of salads, vegetables, or...More

1  Thank sej60
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Been here many times. With friends, sit at the bar and have a drink and then dinner. They have better bartenders now then they did. Mostly I've like the food but have had some dishes that we less than par, but still expensive. Overall, though,...More

1  Thank Martha C
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Wine glasses only 1/4 full. Was offered appetizer to try(nice little empanadas) Pesto delicious. Bar Man really courteous, attentive and knowledgeable about the menu. Few tables. We had dinner at the bar. Feels like at home with the kitchen going and open to our view....More

1  Thank Maria Cristina ... C
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Waban Kitchen did not disappoint. Nice, small setting with limited outdoor seating. Beautiful bar area. We had table for 4 inside in the window which was great. Service was very good and attentive. Small, but varied menu. The chicken was dish was delicious and cooked...More

3  Thank Betsy1960
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We were out last night looking for a restaurant, saw this one and stopped to try it. We thought the menu was limited. The only fish they had was mackerel. I had that and it was a small serving for $25. The only thing my...More

2  Thank Diningout12357
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
American, Contemporary
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1649 Beacon St, Waban, Newton, MA 02468-1512
  • Public Transportation: Waban T Stop on the D Green line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-558-7677
  • E-mail
Creative American kitchen from Chef Jeff Fournier of 51 Lincoln.
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