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District 118 Kitchen and Bar

4.5
4.5
505 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
District 118 is an Authentic American Dining Experience. Specializing in elevated comfort food where guests discover a local blend of America’s favorites.

Our restaurant truly offers “something for everyone.” We are much more than just a restaurant! District 118 is an experience.

District 118 is perfect for a business dinner event, after work happy hour gathering, special occasions, or a family friendly destination. Whichever event satisfies your occasion District 118 delivers in a modern rustic easy going vibe atmosphere.

District 118 is the choice for guests that truly appreciate great food, specialty cocktails, craft beer, fine wine.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 5 times today

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Other options

  • Order online

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Cocktail Bar, Wine Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (617) 795-0136

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Neighborhood

    Newton

  • Cross street

    Close to Rt 9 and 95

  • Parking details

    Plenty of parking in our private parking lot and street parking

  • Public transit

    Newton Highlands

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 505 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.3Value

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  1. r

    raypfeiffer

    San Francisco

    17 reviews

    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Very nice place. Food was really tasty. Small number of menu items for vegetarians, but there was an excellent veggie burger.
  2. E

    Emily

    New England

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food. The sprouts were delicious and so was the salmon! Our waitress was very attentive and sweet!
  3. KA

    KatieA

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Service and ambience were good. We could talk and not have to yell at each other nor be in the conversation at the table next to us. The salmon burger was tasty but other than that, I’d say the food was just ok considering the price point. Dirty bird chicken sandwich tasted mostly of mustard. The chicken parm was a little on the sweet side and my son who normally devours a cheeseburger, only ate half.
  4. NK

    NitaK

    San Francisco

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Great food and drinks with nice ambience. Servers are very friendly.
  5. T

    Thomas

    New England

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent service. Very nice atmosphere. Quality food and very different selections. Great choice for comfort food. I had the braised beef with Mac & Cheese.
  6. j

    joanned

    New England

    45 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    My friends and I wanted to try a new restaurant in the area, and we were disappointed. The guacamole and chips were very good, the octopus was rubbery and tasteless, the salads were decent, and the burger was over cooked. The waiter was very sweet but seemed new and not very knowledgeable.
  7. h

    hollyk

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    The food was amazing, and the drinks were great too, it was just a bit noisy.
  8. JS

    JeffreyS22

    Jacksonville

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent meal. Fresh. Outstanding service. Not rushed. Welcoming restaurant.
  9. CJ

    ChipJ

    New England

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Our server Kelly was pleasant and fun. The food was fresh and well-prepared. The cocktails were also very good. It is a casual restaurant with picnic tables outside and booths + tables inside but the prices are “fine dining establishment” level. Overall a very good experience that cost more than I expected.
  10. H

    Heidi

    New England

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We've been there many times before but tonight's visit was exceptional. The pork chop and shrimp scampi were delicious. We had the Bavarian pretzel as an appetizer and they were awesome. Our server was very attentive.
  11. NM

    NancyM

    New England

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a great time - food was excellent and service was excellent as well. Very friendly staff from host, bartenders, and services. Fun night.
  12. ML

    MicheleL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Salmon was AMAZING!! Crispy skin , well seasoned and cooked perfectly
  13. b

    brianb

    New York Area

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice place with a good menu. They also have a roomy outdoors section.
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of the best places around Needham. The po-kay is excelent and the service is top. Love this place for any ocassion.
  15. D

    Dalia

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Restaurant is very nice, great environment, very friendly stuff. food is ok, not more than that. We had District 118 burgers and a humus dish.
  16. BM

    BethM

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We loved this place. It was my first time there and the food was good. Our waitress was fabulous
  17. H

    Happy

    New England

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on April 23, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great neighborhood gem with solid food and outstanding service. The burrata salad was delicious! Highly recommend.
  18. S

    Silentshot

    New England

    23 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    We had a good meal. It had been a long time since we were there. It did not let us down. Just wish they had the lemon meringue pie again. All in all a good time.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great.
  21. T

    Thirtythree

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Short rib mac and cheese was delicious a bit on the small side for $26 but it was excellent. Burgers that my dining companions had was also excellent. And they had Maine Lunch on tap!
  22. M

    Mary

    New England

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    The time between receiving our drinks and entrees was very long. It would be very nice to have some good bread to have with the drinks. Food was ok. It was nice to be able to sit and talk as long as we wanted. The chocolate cake was yummy!
  23. BP

    BethP

    New England

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great place!
  24. S

    Swede

    New England

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The menu is really good. Everything on it looked great. Food was excellent and a good value
  25. DS

    DebS

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Great place, our server Christina was AMAZING and made our experience superb.
  26. WM

    WileyM

    New England

    46 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great bartender Beth. Food came quickly, delicious. A little noisy
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    A great atmosphere! Love the high top booths! The house red wine was outstanding.
  28. SD

    ShariD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great ambiance & beer selection The service was wonderful. Some of the food wasn't great (especially for cost) but the staff is willing to make sure you're happy with your dish. Other dishes were delish. I'll definitely go back.
  29. PM

    PeterM

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic meal. Our daughter is a frosh at BC, and we have already established this place as a regular place to dine when visiting. Filet mignon was outstanding but the mashed potatoes might have been the best I ever had

    District 118 Kitchen and BarResponded on March 29, 2022Peter - thanks for for the 5* review and sharing. We look forward to your next visit.

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Very comfortable setting and relaxed but attentive service. Thanks
  31. JB

    JessicaB

    New England

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This is one of our favorite local restaurants. Try the mussels! Super nice people.

    District 118 Kitchen and BarResponded on March 29, 2022Jessica - thank you . We are looking forward to your next visit.

  32. KF

    KimF

    New England

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The bar staff were friendly and attentive. The food was really good, the highlight was the mussel appetizer. The broth was amazing!

    District 118 Kitchen and BarResponded on March 29, 2022Kim - thanks for the 5 * review and sharing. See you again soon.

  33. f

    frequentdiner2014

    New England

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    Friendly staff, lively ambience, decent food and excellent drinks. Will definitely return
  34. S

    Splewis

    New England

    60 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Fit for foodies and large groups. This vibrant restaurant is open and spacious. Nice variety on the menu. Something for everyone. Great for a burger or short-rib mac n cheese. The guacamole was deliciously creamy... Good wine list. Great place for large parties. High booths for small parties and good seating at the bar. Glad to see it thriving and survived the pandemic. Service was great as well.
  35. PB

    PhilipB

    New England

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 11, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    My only complaint was I put on my reservation it was my husband’s birthday and there was no acknowledgement
  36. t

    toothdr

    New England

    21 reviews

    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The District 118 burger is, without a question, the best I’ve ever had!
  37. BD

    BobD

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always enjoy eating here I love the burgers and tried the guacamole for the first time great local place with value and great service
  38. P

    Peter

    New England

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    First time visiting. Service was great from the time we walked in the door. Food was terrific. Menu offered a wide variety but did not overwhelm with choices. Great place to stop before a BC hockey game (go UMass )! Would like to see the martinis filled to the brim! Otherwise, fantastic
  39. LD

    LoriD

    New England

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a lovely visit. Our waiter was very attentive. The drinks were great and the food was delicious. It was a great experience!
  40. P

    Pepper

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Delicious food. Salmon is the best I’ve had, inventive menu.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from District 118 Kitchen and Bar using the Order Online button. District 118 Kitchen and Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 795-0136.

District 118 Kitchen and Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 505 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 5 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for District 118 Kitchen and Bar

118 Needham St Newton, MA 02464

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Close to Rt 9 and 95

  • Neighborhood

    Newton

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Cocktail Bar, Wine Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Plenty of parking in our private parking lot and street parking

  • Public transit

    Newton Highlands

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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