Buttercup

4.7
142 Reviews
$30 and under
American
A Contemporary American farm-to-table Restaurant and Craft Bar owned and operated by a husband and wife team. This is Dora Tavel-Sanchez Luz's and Gabriel Sanchez Luz''s second venture in the organic, farm fresh American contemporary cuisine. Proud to serve & support local produce, craft beers, and small wine makers. Buttercup is the younger sister of The Farmhouse in Needham and it is sure to bring you the best food/drink experience. Dine-in service is open!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 142 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
food
4.7
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
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99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our food was cold which was odd since there was only two tables dining. Entrees were amazingly delicious. Great service. Sugar cookies for dessert were too hard for my liking. They do a great job at meeting the covid dining restrictions for everyone’s health :)

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chrisa
New England
10 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here - Ashley was great - so attentive , knew her menu, checked in often to see how meal was! We were only ones there for a bit - very covid safe !!! Clean.
The meal was delicious. Caesar salad was to die for ! The short rib- tasty and fell apart beautifully
Fish tacos were spot on- perfectly cooked and yummy
Will def go back. Loved it

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vipstever
New England
17 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Food and service very good. Great neighborhood spot though would love to see a burger on the menu to go with those truffle fries.

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Douyons
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We highly recommend this restaurant; we’ve been here a couple times for dinner and we also celebrated our wedding dinner here. The owner and staff are AMAZING! They go above and beyond to make sure their guests are happy and satisfied, more than satisfied!!! The food is incredibly delicious! The staff are so kind, so amazing!
One doesn’t find a place like this easily, as great as Buttercup! So, go eat at Buttercup and enjoy the food, the place, and the service. They are excellent, excellent, excellent, excellent!!!!!!!

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SamM
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Really interesting menu - cozy spot - really good service and the food was delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Never disappoints! Short ribs are amazing!

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LeslieT
New England
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a fantastic experience at Buttercup! The food is amazing and the staff is delightful.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Awful, check yelp

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great atmosphere and menu will definitely be back!

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IlanaB
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Great place if the weather is good. Too expensive though

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Slahen
Bath
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience2

The smell from the kitchen was so strong, 3 days later my clothes still smell like cooked food. Bottle of wine starts at $65!!! but the place is not white tablecloth restaurant.

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Veruca81
New England
15 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I always enjoy the food and atmosphere at Buttercup. We ate outside but I always find it quiet enough to talk inside. We loved everything we ordered and our waitperson was great. I recommend Buttercup all the time and have bought Gift Cards for clients who bought homes in the area.

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vipSweetashoney
New England
27 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

WORTH THE TRIP!!!!! The food is great and even eating outside was fun ;)

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Emma
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food here is always amazing and the service is even better. We started with the arancini and Buttercup salad which we loved. The fish tacos are the best in town, and the halibut was great as well. The food is all so fresh and you can tell it was prepared in-house. Love this place!

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Charly
New England
1 review
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was attentive and friendly and food was great.

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ElizabethW
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate outside so the ambiance and noise were different from being inside. The food was excellent as was our waitress.

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vipDuke
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chicken is incredibly moist and fish tacos are fresh and tasty. Overall the food is outstanding!!

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viprobrc
New England
37 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Pasta bolognese, and the short rib entree were delicious. Tried the Arancino to start which was tasty. Had a couple of nice cocktails and some red wine. Will be going back soon.

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Mydin
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Superb food, great service..
Only issue was $3.00 charge for not fresh bread plus butter.

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vipJake
New England
6 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food in a covid friendly environment!

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pkspin
New England
7 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Interesting menu. I had the mussels (outstanding), endive salad (good ) and sprouts (good). We shared the arancini starter (very good). A fun place to go with a nice sized patio and plenty of heaters. Great for sharing!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite places. Staff is amazing and food/drink is fantastic.

LB
vipLoriB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday dinner for our friend

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vipHonoraryFoodie
New England
23 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Superb service and great food... what could be better? We started with a couple drinks and the charcuterie board... fish tacos and chicken with green, potatoes and carrots followed. God was well-prepared and tasty. A wonderful experience.

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Oskar
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Love the outdoor seating. The menu is varied and excellent. Atmosphere is great aside from an occasional loud truck that rumbles by on the street nearby. Sharing a dessert with my spouse was a great ending to the meal.

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vipDavidL
New England
17 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food is consistently good. The service is consistently lacking. Everything else: menu, price, ambiance is good enough to overcome the choppy service which is why I continue to go back.

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JaneG
New England
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Wonderful service!

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Susan
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outside dining was so great! Heat lamps, well-distanced from others and great set up. The staff was amazing. Food is always delicious but it tasted even better since we haven't been out a lot during Covid. Go before it gets too cold. Such a great night out.

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TimM
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first dinner at Buttercup and we will be back. Fast, pleasant service. Food was great. We sat outside and we were close enough to the heater to be warm enough. Highly recommend Buttercup for great food in the Western suburbs.

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VivianM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The only thing I didn’t care for was my pear and apple crisp dessert

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Excellent fish tacos! Good food but a little pricey. Very pleasant service, overall good experience - our first time there.

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Carolandcompany
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a cool place . Loved the menu and the food was amazing. We will be back for sure 🏅

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NancyJ
New England
22 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Delicious meal on the patio. The Risotto was yummy and gluten free!

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JackandJessica
New England
9 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

I took my boyfriend here to dinner to celebrate his birthday. The food was all delicious and well prepared and served. Will come again!

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lklk
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was the perfect place to celebrate our anniversary. Food was delicious and service was excellent.

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vipmgriz
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal and anniversary celebration at buttercup! Service was perfect, food tasty, experience safe and comfortable. Thank you all, we will be back soon!

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Andrea
New England
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time to Buttercup and we loved it! Large outdoor patio with table spacing and protocols in place for covid restrictions. Our server was excellent, prompt, knowledgeable and friendly. The food was absolutely delicious - the halibut may very well be the best I have ever had! We are thrilled to have dined at Buttercup and can’t wait to go back, and/or get takeout sometime!

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vipJenB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service which always makes dining out better- the food- from apps to desert were all amazing and flavorful. Presentation was flawless, wine delicious.

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RikkeB
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great - fish tacos and short ribs were so delicious.
And service was great, patient and informative.

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Piggy638
New England
14 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The patio was lovely, the food was fantastic and the staff was superb.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Buttercup using the Order Online button. Buttercup also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (508) 545-1506.

Buttercup is rated 4.7 stars by 142 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.