The Local - West Newton

4
11 Reviews
$31 to $50
American

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Casual
Welcome to The Local neighborhood Kitchen & Drinks.

We celebrate all that is good in our community while reaching beyond our borders for inspiration. Whether sharing a favorite snack, diving into our award winning burgers or sampling the daily specials our menu is steeped in local favorites with a creative twist.

What could make this even better -- join us in raising a glass. From hand crafted cocktails to New England and beyond beers on tap to a full roster of complimenting wines. Come join us at The Local.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • 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
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 11 people are saying
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SeanH
New England
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Quiet for a saturday night - but Newton can be weird in the Summer, with a lot of folks out of town.
Still - great food, drinks and a good vibe!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The big disappointment was that the Open Table menu said they have lobster rolls, but they do not! After I was told I couldn’t have what I wanted, I checked their site - and they did have the menu correct. It was just wrong on the Open Table app.

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BethS
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience3

The food was amazing! We had the prosciutto and fig pizza and the steak tips. Absolutely delicious! Unfortunately the service was horrible. Food took forever and the waitress even commented on it. She delivered our food snd we never saw her again. No drink refills or check in on how the food was prepared. We flagged a waiter down for the check snd asked for to-go containers. He brought a pizza box and left it in the ledge near the table but my husband had to get up to reach it. He had to put his steak in the pizza box because that was all the guy brought. Everything about the meal after our food was delivered was kind of shocking. I’d read good things!

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vipMaxie
New England
52 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Steak tips very chewy ..

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vipAndrewOfNewton
New England
68 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The salmon and pizza entrees were wonderful and enjoyed by two of our party but I had the fish and chips---blackened, oily, greasy chips were no fun at all..clearly the fryer temp was not monitored well or chips drained. The fish was good, though, with a good color and crispness. Wonderful waitress...we enjoyed the good service.

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viptndk
New England
161 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and even better service tonight, thank you Sydney. We'll be back soon.

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OttotheOrange
New England
17 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Local in West Newton is an excellent place for a family dining experience. The menu offers broad appeal and the specials always are interesting

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OpenTable Diner
Brighton
2 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu

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vipAngelaT
New England
14 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We met friend and had a lovely dinner

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vipChristinaS
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Food was a bit oily

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On a quiet Sunday afternoon the staff were all very pleasant, the food was great, and we left feeling better than when we walked in! They also gave my mom a rose for mothers day! I will
Be back #hiddengem

FAQs

The Local - West Newton offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 340-2160.

The Local - West Newton is rated 4 stars by 11 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.