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Social Restaurant and Bar

££ - £££American,
Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1637
+1 617-244-4800
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Bar
££ - £££
Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1637
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

REALLY great brunch menu... delish drinks and food... easy validated parking. I had the tuna melt... sushi grade (cooked) tuna on naan bread !! Came with delish Parmesan Pom frittes.... also tasted the shakshuka which was fabulous. They had a singer on guitar who really...More

Thank joecitymd
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Brought entire family and a bunch of college kids so we were grateful to be able to get a reservation for 10 on a football weekend. Service was slow and when I mentioned it management could not have been more responsive/gracious. Food (especially desert) was...More

Thank rxrteam
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying I visited here because I was staying in the adjoining hotel, and what a surprise!!! I decided to order just the tomato soup and GRILLED CHEESE to go, much to my surprise the sandwich actually had lobster in it! This...More

Thank Teia D
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I was in the area and decided to go for lunch at Social. From the outside, it looks more like an office building than a restaurant. However, I was more the pleased with my visit. Once entering the front door, you see a large space...More

Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a nice and quiet place for a drink and light meal. The food is very good but I found the plates to be small.

Thank Phavored1
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant should be packed and hard to book (that's certainly what Sycamore next door has been experiencing for years). The room, especially the large 7-Eleven bar, is welcoming, airy and extremely pleasant. The high ceilings and wall-to-ceiling windows give the space energy and style....More

Thank pamouyal
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Visited the restaurant and sat at the bar at about 3:30 on a weekday. It was nice and quiet, as I expected and prefer. Their cocktails were great and they were priced just slightly higher than elsewhere. I had their lobster salad sandwich that was...More

Thank Rene P
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went with friends after a movie on a Saturday night. Around 8:30, fortunately tables were available though the main restaurant and bar were reasonable busy and the place was lively. Mason was our server and he was great. Good suggestions on the food and...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 9 March 2017

As hotel nosh goes, it is fair, once you have had lunch and dinner there once, you will look else where if you had the time. It came with the american smile and platitudes of that hotel service...

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Went here with my family on Saturday night. No problem reserving a table on Open Table. Fairly big restaurant. We ordered 4 starters, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, and mash potatoes. Each was excellent, I had a vegetarian crowd, so these dishes were a big hit....More

Thank Tom P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington St, Newton, MA 02458-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-244-4800
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