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Local Restaurants

This list is not meant to include every option, but rather to give you a sampling of what is available nearby.

Key: SD=Sit Down; TO=Take Out.


At William James College:
Plates Café – SD/TO
One Wells Avenue Lobby
Monday-Friday **NOT open on weekends**

Needham/Newton Line: Take Wells Ave toward Nahanton Street; Turn left onto Nahanton Street; Over small bridge turn right onto 4th Avenue; Follow to left onto 2nd Avenue; At the light are these restaurants:

Pronti Bistro - 1.3 miles – SD 
11 2nd Avenue, Needham
781-455-8555

Panera - 1.3 miles – SD/TO
120 Highland Avenue, Needham
781-453-4005


Newton: Take Wells Ave toward Nahanton Street; Turn left onto Nahanton Street; Over small bridge turn right onto 4th Avenue; Follow to left onto 2nd Avenue; Turn right onto Highland Avenue and continue onto Needham Street and you will see these restaurants:

New England Soup Factory - 1.7 miles – SD/TO
244 Needham Street #4, Newton
617-558-9988

Fresh City – 1.7 miles – SD/TO
241 Needham Street, (Marshall’s Plaza), Newton
617-244-7071

Dunkin Donuts - 1.8 miles – SD/TO
138 Needham Street, Newton
617-527-9489

Starbucks - 1.7 miles – SD/TO
244 Needham Street, Newton
617-332-8839


Needham: Take Wells Ave toward Nahanton Street; Turn left onto Nahanton Street; Travel over small bridge and continue onto Kendrick Street; over Route 128/95; Turn right onto Hunting Road; Turn left onto Highland Avenue and you will see these restaurants:

Bickford's Family Restaurant – 1.8 miles – SD
669 Highland Avenue, Needham
781-444-7673

Sudbury Farms (gourmet food market) - 2.4 miles – TO
1177 Highland Avenue, Needham
781-449-2140

Bertucci's Brick Oven Pizzeria – 2.5 miles – SD/TO
1257 Highland Avenue, Needham
781-449-3777


Newton Centre: Take Wells Ave toward Nahanton Street; Turn right onto Nahanton Street; Turn left onto Winchester Street; Continue onto Centre Street; Turn left to stay on Centre Street:

Sweet Tomatoes Pizza - 3.3 miles – SD/TO
47 Langley Rd, Newton Center
617-558-0222

Sandwich Works - 3.3 miles – SD/TO
827 Beacon St, Newton Center
617-332-6777

Subway - 3.3 miles – SD/TO
1185 Centre St, Newton Center
617-244-782-7118

Deluxe Station Diner LLC - 3.3 miles - SD/TO
70 Union St, Newton Center
617-467-6825

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