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Besito Mexican Restaurant

££ - £££, Mexican, Latin
199 Boylston St, The Mall at Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-1692
+1 617-527-1155
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Southwestern, Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
199 Boylston St, The Mall at Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-1692
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious margaritas! Guacamole made at your table side. Warm crunchy chips served with homemade salsa. We also had the chicken skillet tacos and fish tacos with a side of street corn. Dinner also came with a side of rice and beans for the table. Our...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for some guacamole and margaritas on a Sunday afternoon and sat at the bar. Our margaritas were delicious and you could tell that they were not made from a mix. Tequila, lime juice and cointreau. We also ordered the table side guacamole....More

Thank DaveDuff
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This place never disappoints. The food is always a notch above what I am expecting. My kids love it too- they go the extra effort to make them happy by giving them sliced avocado and bananas as soon as they sit down- so thoughtful towards...More

Thank goodmandmd
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were looking for a quick and efficient place for Mexican Food in the Chestnut Hill area. We chose this spot because it was reasonably price and family friendly and were happy with it. The food was good and the delivery was fast. It was...More

Thank Jay L
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

A great place for family lunch. Besito really looks after families and has a warm, welcoming atmosphere. There is an unpublished kids menu that can accommodate if your kids don’t want something on the adult menu. Both times I’ve been here I’ve loved my vegetarian...More

Thank michelskt
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Attentive and caring service combined with attractively- prepared dishes make for a delightful dining experience. Aim for an outdoor table in good weather, and you'll feel like you are Frida's veranda-- well, at least if it were located in Chestnut Hill.

Thank MassFamilyTravelers
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Music, muted lights, well spaced tables provide a comfortable setting serving guacamole, fish tacos and enchiladas suiza. Good food and professional service made this an enjoyable meal.

Thank ChathamMass
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Overall, the service was great - but was disappointed with the food - was not authentic in any degree - very blend . The only thing we really liked was the guacamole- this was down excellently.

Thank RoadWarriorworld
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Nice to visit a high end Mexican restaurant. Very good and fresh food, excellent service and great ambiance are the hallmarks of Besito. Loved it. We asked for vegetarian and they made up a nice lunch meal for us. And at the end of the...More

Thank Dhanan
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 8 attend on Monday night after the Boston Marathon! We actually had to push our reservations back and they were more than accommodating!! The food was PHENOMENAL we all loved it and shared/tried each other’s plates! The table side guac...More

Thank Nichole S
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15 May 2016|
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Response from Don W | Reviewed this property |
They have a very extensive menu, so I think you will be fine. To be safe, I would call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Boylston St, The Mall at Chestnut Hill, Newton, MA 02467-1692
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-527-1155
  • E-mail
Besito Mexican, translated as little kiss, strives to delight guests with the warmth of a private hacienda offering thoughtful details and cuisine. Besito was rated "excellent" by the New York Times with decor that embraces all the flavors and festivity of Mexican cuisine. Enjoy fresh, table-side guacamole and over 75 tequilas all straight from Mexico. Enjoy our amazing Chestnut Hill $5 Appy Happy Hour and our exceptional outdooring dining / patio seating with fireplace in the warmer months!
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