Farmstead Table
Farmstead Table

Farmstead Table

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.farmsteadtable.com/
  • Phone: 6179286000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch served Tuesday-Friday, 11-3
    Brunch on Saturday, 11-3
    Brunch on Sunday, 10-3
    Dinner Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday 5-9
    open until 10 on Friday and Saturday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Chad Burns
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Full Bar
  • Special Events: please contact Ericka Curley, ericka@farmsteadtable.com

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Across from the Newton Centre stop on the D line
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Metered lots are located at Beacon St., Cypress St., and Pleasant St. in Newton Centre. On-street parking is also available.
A word from Farmstead Table
Opened in 2012, Farmstead Table blends French technique and new world innovation in a classic American country kitchen. Inspired by local farmers, our culinary team believes that fresh and pure ingredients don’t need too much tinkering and can speak for themselves. The innovative food is complemented by lively cocktails, domestic craft brews, and finely curated wines. A soothing design and intimate dining area provide a relaxed feel, while our staff delivers polished, yet approachable service. We are dedicated to being actively involved our community, contributing sustainable, responsibly sourced product and knowledge, and in doing so, establishing ourselves as a place for its members to gather.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Farmstead Table reviews from OpenTable diners
167 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (119)fit for foodies (113)great for lunch (46)great for brunch (37)special occasion (31)romantic (20)notable wine list (12)great for outdoor dining (11)kid-friendly (9)hot spot (7)good for groups (7)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (2)late-night find (2)Show More
  • KennVIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Always a really nice healthy and delicious meal! we keep returning.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • enjoyed lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/6/2014
    Had a business lunch with another person and the restaurant food, services, and ambience was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • delicious meal
    littlemisspiggie
    Dined on 5/4/2014
    I had a homemade ravioli dish that was spectacular and we shared a mushroom appetizer that we're still talking about.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Popovers are great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    Everything we ate was wonderful. I had the special of scallops, 4 big scallops with the most amazing vegetable accompaniment which contained spinach and asparagus. The popovers were especially good as well as the special appetizer of asparagus. We were not rushed and were able to talk until late.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently good
    abcd
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    One can always be assured of a very good dining out experience.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Fare!!
    CallistoVIP
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    Our first visit to Farmstead Table. Wow. The menu was very interesting, making use of many seasonal and local ingredients, and the preparation was truly wonderful. We had the Tortelloni with morel broudo and the "Irish" trout (probably steelhead). (Only disappointment was no real chocolate dessert...) We will be back!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice treat
    dinnerout
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    Great location. Impressive menu. Delicious food. Casually elegant. Wonderful experience. Server was attentive.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy dinner
    repast
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    Four of us had dinner and each of the first courses, dinners and our shared dessert were topnotch. We were celebrating a birthday and it was a festive environment to be in. The sweet potato soup, creamy goat cheese and mushroom first courses were delicious. Our entrees were cornish hen, lamb, filet of beef, and sea trout. Each was cooked superbly. The sea trout was tender and flavorful, the filet delicate, the cornish hen was extremely moist and flavorful, the lamb was juicy and tasty. We each had a popover, which was perfect. Rhubarb dessert (looked like pizza) a tart/sweet combination with crispy crust was perfect finale. Enjoyed a wine Mourchon --cote de Rhone --delectable. All in all a fine repast.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Brunch!
    KimnVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Wife and I had Easter brunch here and it was perfect. Who knew sausage, eggs, potatoes and toast could be elevated to such perfection--and for about $15! Started with the best tomato bisque we've had in years and finished with an excellent dessert. Plan to return again (and again).
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Fresh Food
    happydiner
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Loved the food from app to dessert. I had the Trout and Husband had the Veggie entre -- both fresh and cooked perfectly. Tables are somewhat close together, but great food makes up for lack of elbow room. One diner had a medical emergency while we were dining and you never would have known as the staff kept customers and scene calm.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lunch at Farmstead
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    I had a delicious lunch with 3 friends the other day at Farmstead. The lunch menu was terrific, many great choices. I decided on a kale salad with feta cheese, cranberries and duck breast. It was fabulous. All my friends had the special which was trout, they all raved about it. The bread they serve is a spelt bread that was so good. The service was excellent. Will definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    It was a little noisy for us, but we loved the food and thought the service was excellent, as well. A great restaurant in which to celebrate.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Superb!
    Veglove
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    Wonderful service and superb food! Lots of fresh veggies and creative pairings. This place is a must and an easy subway ride if visiting Boston!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • tasty, fresh, local gem
    JBtableVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    salads always change with the season and always very good and creative. Vegetables sides always something new and tasty. entrees very good (beef and trout). great service, small restaurant, nice & simple, adult atmosphere. unfortunately, no espresso; just coffee.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best restaurant in Newton
    FrenchtoastVIP
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    I considered not writing this review, knowing it might hurt my chances at a reservation, but could not help myself. Simply put, Farmstead Table is the best restaurant in Newton. The menu is more creative than the competition, and presents diners more of a variety week-to-week. If you are looking for great food in a nice, unpretentious atmosphere, this is it. We recently had roast hen and salmon, and both were wonderful. The wine list is excellent, and they even have a nice range of microbrews that match the food well. The restaurant is directly across from the T, so easy to come to from Brookline and Boston.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was expecting so much more
    jjhmolbio
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    We went last night for my big birthday. I had requested a romantic table - they offerred me this little table near the door that was too tight for us- when other bigger tables were available. We asked to sit at the bigger table in the back since it was my birthday- which I told the hotess- much better. The food was ok- the game hen was dry and the veggies bland. The morrel mushrooms were definitely reconstituted and the fish seemed to have been previously frozen. The mushroom app was really good- and the drinks were great. We were the last table left and were talking to our server- who was great- about my birthday- and he said he wished someone had told him. I would have liked a happy birthday or something....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed the swordfish special.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    Enjoyed the swordfish special. Tables are very close together.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • neighborhood treat
    MimsVIP
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    I love this place for its casual comfortable vibe and really good comfort food. The bread is great, fritatta,salads, soups so good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Finally got in
    historyandfoodlover
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    As a Newton resident I have passed this restaurant many times noticing that it is full. I then tried to get in at a logical hour via Open Table several times, all without luck, until Sunday. Now I know why it is always full. Because it is wonderful. Had the lamb chop with just enough vegetables to make a filling, but not overstuffed, meal and a bib lettuce salad with a very light and delicious dressing. Clever but not overdone decor. Delicious experience all around.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Farmstead Table is wonderful
    Newtonfoodie
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    What a great restaurant--always enjoy this lovely neighborhood place--chef is very accommodating, staff friendly and the food is consistently interesting and perfectly prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We really enjoyed brunch at
    chris
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    We really enjoyed brunch at this restaurant. It is really small so definitely has "city style" seatting where you are very close to the table next to you. We were seated at a table for 4 although there were only 2 of us, so it gave us a little bit of a privacy buffer. The food was very good. Our server was attentive but not disruptive. I would love to try it for dinner sometime.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Restaurant- Gem in Newton!
    ETPhillipsVIP
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    Why go into Boston when yo have such an amazing restaurant in Newton! The food is wonderful. We do go often and usually get the fish, but have had the beef and lamb and love that as well. The wine list is rich and tasty. The desserts incredibly creative and tasty. The staff is gret and make you feel you are coming to their home for dinner. This is the best restaurant we have ever been to. Very highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great newton center resource!
    Visitorfromboston
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Wonderful, simple, fresh food served carefully but plainly. The focus is the food. Delicious seasonal drinks, menu changes daily-- just a good spot to enjoy a nice meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Had a great dinner here with
    treatsnsnoozinVIP
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Had a great dinner here with my family this weekend. Food was great all around. We all had different dishes and everyone was pleased. Entrees took quite a bit of time to come out, but it was also nice not to be rushed and considering the quality of presentation and taste I'd say it was worth it! Look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food, Excellent Service
    YoniGVIP
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    I've been here many times for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Never disappointed. Food is fresh, delicious, imaginative!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sophisticated Simplicity - a Pearl
    Dinewithfriends
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Recommended by a friend a year ago - I am a fan! The small bar is perfect for a mid-evening dinner and drink. Brunch is superb. This chef owned restaurant has a wait staff that is friendly, professional and provides a hometown experience. The menu is fresh, presentation is always eye pleasing and the food experience is top shelf. Sophisticated simplicity.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Food, Friendly Place
    MsDineoutalot
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    This was a great meal. We had the impression the chef truly enjoys their work - creating some very original combinations of ingredients with delightful results. All of our food was fresh and perfectly prepared. Although I rated Farmstead as "Fit for Foodies" I should add that it is totally unpretentious. Our 12 year old goddaughter was with us and was as welcome as we were (and enjoyed her dinner as much as we did ours). Although it is a small restaurant I really appreciate that they don't cram the tables "elbow to elbow" like other places we've been to.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful farm to table in Newton
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    Met a friend here for lunch--a nice buzzing atmosphere mostly tables of 2 enjoying lunch together at this bright and fresh restaurant. Great menu options with something for everyone--a vegetarian, a fish, a meat and many chicken choices. Home baked bread and butter to start was delicious. Love that even the salad with the soup-salad-popover special changes too. All in all a terrific place
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful for lunch
    jane
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    the service was the best, food creative, delicious and the dessert even better. the carmel dessert was the best dessert i ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Burger
    HowieSSVIP
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Farmstead is a quaint place with a small menu but great burgers.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great hidden gem
    MP200
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    This was our first visit on a Saturday night. The service was friendly and attentive from beginning to end. Great ambiance, wine list and the food was delicious. We loved the décor and neighborhood feel. It is not an extensive menu but has something for everyone's taste. You could taste and appreciate the freshness of the ingredients and care in preparation. We will be back again and again. This is one of the better restaurant experiences we've had in a while.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Superb meal
    redsoxpreamble
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    We brought my sister in law.. a true foodie from out of town and a magnificent cook herself. She loved the meal. The roasted carrot soup with pistachios was the best carrot soup I have ever had. I had the bass on a potato puree with parsnips was terrific... the bass was cooked in a wonderful sauce that gave it wonderful flavor... not fishy at all. Because they stress fresh and organic the vegie dish was wonderful. Lots of "mmmmmmms" at our table. The home made macaroon (they told me everything is made from scratch at the restaurant) desert was also delicious. Better than Henrietta's table and Blue Ginger --thus my "outstanding" rating. We had the verdicchio wine.. I never see that on a wine list and it is my favorite Italian white.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 3rd visit was VERY Disappointing
    DianeVIP
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    I have eaten at Farmstead Table twice before in the middle of the week for dinner and enjoyed the food and service and recommended that my friend come with me and give it a try. This recent experience with her at 8:15 on a Friday night was very disappointing. The service was just TERRIBLE and my Lamb Porterhouse Chop with barley and vegetables was cooked to order, medium rare, but was tasteless. Even a little salt didn't perk up the flavor of the chop or vegetables.
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  • Excellent food
    BarbSVIP
    Dined on 3/18/2014
    I think that farmstead is consistently delicious and amazing. The food preparation is inventive. The food is fresh and delicious. I look forward to my next meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing food
    wendyjVIP
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    I went with no expectations even tho i had heard some great reviews and was blown away by the quality of all of the food - had the braised mushrooms and an pretty sure they were some of the best i have ever had - altho all of the food was great -
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary Bliss
    LKL1
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    We celebrated our 20th over incredibly fresh food and engaging service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We just moved to the neighborhood
    Trelstad
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    We just moved to the neighborhood and are so thrilled to have found this wonderful restaurant. The food is always thoughtful and delicious. I have also been surprised by the wine list on more than one occasion. Service is always polite and knowledgeable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bright and fresh
    westcorky
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    Bright and fresh, innovative, surprising and familiar all at once -- really a charming place, some wonderful food, very pleasingly presented. The sophisticated but not unctuous kitchen is on its toes. HOWEVER! The management needs to step up in front of house. Mysterious lapses here. It feels like a couple of kids running the place while the parents aren't home. NO sense of genuine management, or management strategy, though the servers are all friendly and well-meaning. If front of house cannot develop a center of gravity, this lovely little place cannot succeed in the long run.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect!
    Trinity
    Dined on 3/9/2014
    The ambiance and the preparation and presentation of the food was fabulous. Brunch offerings were perfect. The croissants were to die for! Loved the clever touches...the menu on a cedar shingle as well as the bill in a pint-size fruit basket!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice menu selections
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Very nice menu selections of unique eclectic offerings. Nice wine offerings as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic