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About Sycamore

Sycamore is a seasonally inspired, chef-owned neighborhood bistro in Newton Centre. Emphasizing locally sourced produce, fish and meat, our menu draws on classic European country food; rustic and wholesome. Our beverage program is designed to complement the cuisine. The wine list focuses on passionate small producers, our beers are by and large domestic craft selections and the cocktail list highlights classic drinks and sipping spirits.

755 Beacon Street
Newton, MA 02459
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, French, Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Sunday-Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Snacks until 11:30pm nightly
Bar open until 12:00am nightly

Cross Street:
Langley Road and Sumner Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 244-4445

Website:
http://www.sycamorenewton.com/

Parking Details:
There is metered parking along Beacon Street and 1-2 hour parking on nearby side streets. There is also a public lot between Beacon Street and Langley Road. Most meters in the area shut off at 6:00pm.

The private lots behind the restaurant and adjacent buildings are not Sycamore's own and are not recommended for parking. Cars may be towed from these lots.

Public Transit:
We are located across the street from the Newton Centre Green Line T Stop. When you exit the station, turn right on to Union Street. Beacon Street and Sycamore Restaurant can be seen directly across from the park.

Executive Chef:
David Punch

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
First Mondays is a monthly series of dinners we hold on the first Monday of each month. On these nights, our regular menu will not be available.

Themes, menus and formats vary. Past First Mondays have included Big Trouble in Little Sycamore (Asian street food, house-made ramen and tiki drinks), Bistro + Natural Wine Night (Classic French fare and a list full of natural wine), Red Sauce Night (American-Italian comfort food) and more.

For more information, please contact the restaurant.

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Come celebrate New Years Eve with friends and neighbors in Newton Center! Sycamore is ringing in 2018 with a 4 course prix fixe menu for $85 and an optional wine pairing for $45.
Cancellations within 48 hours are subject to a charge of $25/per person.

Sycamore Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Bar Seating (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Romantic (16)
Authentic (16)
Hot Spot (14)
Vibrant Bar Scene (14)
Casual (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Healthy (12)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Business Meals (11)
Seasonal (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Fun (8)
Organic (7)
Late-night Find (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Good for Groups (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
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Great Beer (3)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 2 days ago

I loved everything about it! Food, cocktails, wine, server, hostess, etc. They were even outstanding about refilling my water! The food could not have been better, and the server could not have been nicer. 5 stars!! Love, love, love!

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·Dined 3 days ago

My husband and I found this place on Yelp based on reviews and decided to check it out for his birthday dinner. We are very happy we did as the food was delicious, cocktails were unique, and service was great. We would definitely recommend it as a great dinner spot!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

Food is always SO good. Very creative mixologists, great wine and beer selection.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Jackson Hole)·Dined 4 days ago

Had a reservation, restaurant running late, warm, kind and informative about when we would be seated. Great waitstaff, timely service. The duck-board, duck served in (4) ways, each more inviting than the next, complex flavors and textures. The corn-chowder based sauce under scallops plate was delicious. The owner David came to talk with us, learn of our experience at our meal's end which was a perfect final touch. Strongly recommended for a special dinner.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

We had the duck board for 2. It was fabulous: perfectly prepared, beautiful presentation, delicious & abundant. The wine suggested by our server was perfect, too. The service was gracious, not rushed, and not too formal.

Tags: Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Very creative menu; flavors that are put together that I would never think of. Their winter citrus salad is a prime example of that.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

This was a rather good meal. Nice place with pretty good service. Do recommend the place as there is convenient street parking. Will be back soon.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

always excellent food and service! one of my favorite places for excellent food and drink (love the ghost of mary!)

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Healthy, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Fantastic!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 8, 2017

We came here for the third time and always enjoy ourselves. Despite the fact it’s hard to get a reservation since it’s a small cosy place It’s really worth it. Highly recommend the duck board!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Cozy
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

a fantastic time...the food and service is the best

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Quick Bite, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We had a lovely evening. Menu is manageable, something for everyone and food was delicious. Staff couldn't have been nicer.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 28, 2017

A neighborhood gem with very friendly staff. Simply wonderful!

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 (Caribbean)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Just not that good.

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·Dined on November 22, 2017

What more can I say...Dave and crew are top notch. Food is always exciting and innovative. It doesn't get much better than deliscious. Kudos Guys and Gals. I would definitely recommend this place for an anytime meal. Special occasion or daily meal. It is one of my local go-to's and the cuisine and service is second to none with absolutely no pretense.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Carefully thought out dishes, attention to detail, knowledgeable staff - great experience and great meal.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Excellent food varied and novel. Everything we ate was delicious, especially the chopped chicken liver pate. The only negative is the usual problem of noise. I wish there were more sound absorption. But aside from this, Sycamore is splendid.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Consistently excellent food and a bit different!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Maybe try to improve your service a bit. The food was outstanding but a lot of time in between courses and to get the check. Lots of people waiting to be seated so felt a little bad.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 15, 2017

I was with two friends who both found their meals excellent. I had two starters. The Chanterell Mushroom soup was good. The grilled Spanish Octopus was advertised to come with a crunchy Persian Salad; it was served with beans that were a touch under cooked. Too bad because it made the octopus soggy. Giving it a 4 star because my friends really enjoyed their dinners and starters.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Sycamore is a special place. Food is great with a changing menu, service is superb, warm and welcoming atmosphere. A great place to enjoy good food, friends, and a night out! Don't miss this restaurant, highly recommended.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

The staff is great, we loved the food, the drinks and the wine!

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Authentic
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 11, 2017

A favorite restaurant. Delicious, beautifully prepared food. Friendly service and a cozy atmosphere. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Excellent special Perigord menu this time - the first Monday of every month is a special menu. Foie gras, cassoulet, wine of the day, etc. were all excellent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was superb. Haute cuisine at its best. Service was friendly and impeccable.

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We love when the duck board when it is on the menu and make sure we make it there for it.
The food is really good here.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great food

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The duck for two is wonderful: breast, confit, pate + Great variety. Nothing is ordinary.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Local Ingredients, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Food was really fun and well done. Service great. . Comfortable ambiance and lighting . Knowledgeable staff and fun cocktails. Good job

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 25, 2017

We celebrated our anniversary and the staff was wonderful. They seated us right away and then gave us a glass of champagne to toast our anniversary. Waiter and staff was attentive and we had a delicious meal. We love the boards here!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Excellent service, food and experience!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 24, 2017

we go there often and are never disappointed. Creative food this time - really nice delicata salad (kudos to the inventor) and chicken cooked perfectly. Service terrific. A+

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Our first visit to Sycamore to celebrate our 18th Anniversary and we were more than pleased. We were seated at a cozy corner table and greeted with complimentary glasses of bubbly. Appetizers and entrees were outstanding and our waiter was attentive and friendly. Can’t wait until our next visit!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I cannot recall what we enjoyed this visit, but it's academic as we have never had less than a superb meal at Sycamore. It just does not get much better. Service is always hands on and attentive.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We chose Sycamore for our anniversary dinner based on online reviews. The hostess and servers all wished us well on this special occasion, and the bar tender/sommelier appeared with complimentary champagne! The food was fantastic and beautifully presented at a leisurely pace. We were seated at what was described as their best able -- one in the corner, which probably meant it was the quietest -- a key to our enjoyment as the general noise level was a bit more than we like. We ordered a salad (which they split for us without our asking), two entrees (skate and steak), a shared dessert, a cocktail and a glass of beer, and the bill came to $100, before tip. Money well spent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Outstanding October fest board. Great drinks and perfect service. Nice sever teamwirk

Tags: Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

I always have the most enjoyable experience to Sycamore. That is why I keep going back over and over again. And Scott creates the most delicious cocktails!

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

I love the food here. Been here a lot and it never disappoints.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Healthy
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Sycamore never disappoints. The food and drinks are always excellent and the service is top notch!

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·Dined on October 13, 2017

The appetizers were fantastic, entrees were okay. Overall, I would be interested to see their future menus!

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