Metro, Food, Newton

Five Valentine’s Day Dates Within the City of Newton


45 Union Street

Located in Newton Centre, Baramor offers upscale American classic cuisine that any date would love. Baramor’s red awnings are iconic in the town center, and a modern wood-trimmed interior and mood lighting make you feel at home inside. The food is a crowd pleaser, offering a spread of modern favorites including crispy brussel sprouts, cheese trays, and truffle fries. Baramor balances a creative cocktail list and a large selection of beer. Guests can make reservations online.



755 Beacon Street

Rated Newton’s best restaurant on Tripadvisor, sycamore. offers guests a Valentine’s date night out of the movies. The Newton Centre bistro’s curated menu and intentional cocktails would make any date feel special. On the restaurant’s Valentine’s Day menu, guests receive a starter, main course, and dessert for $100 per person. The special menu features upscale elements such as bluefin tuna and New York strip steak. The restaurant recommends making reservations on its website


Johnny’s Luncheonette 

30 Langley Road 

If your date is a fan of the classics, Johnny’s Luncheonette is the perfect place for a lunch date. Open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the diner serves delectable burgers, milkshakes, and more. The best part? No reservations are required. Johnny’s is the perfect place for a relaxed Valentine’s day lunch.


Little Big Diner

1247 Centre Street

For a unique flair this Valentine’s Day, Little Big Diner offers a modern take on a classic diner, offering ramen, rice bowls, and hawaiian-style burgers in a cozy location in Newton Centre. For anyone whose Valentine labels themself a foodie, Little Big Diner’s global menu is one of the best spots to visit in the city. For drinks, Little Big Diner offers sake and specialty cocktails to cool you down after a big bowl of ramen.


Tatte Bakery & Café

1241 Centre Street

Tatte Bakery & Café, an up-and-coming Boston-area spot, might just be the perfect place for a coffee date. Grab a table inside, or take your coffee to-go and stroll around Newton Centre. Tatte is not just known for its caffeinated beverages, as the restaurant has a wide selection of mouth-watering Israeli-inspired pastries, sandwiches, shakshuka, and more. Tatte’s chic interior and phone-eats-first plating offers for an Instagrammable date.


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February 10, 2022