Back in the day, the West Newton train stop was located near a still-standing inn (now small shops) that served as a stagecoach stop, but the station was destroyed in the construction of the Massachusetts Turnpike. After this construction, many old buildings were lost such as the West Newton Fire House, Lincoln Park and Tony’s Drug Store.
West Newton offers locals and visitors quite a bit of excitement. You can find a bunch of things to do in and around West Newton. Washington is lined with unique shops, delicious restaurants and lively bars. Enjoy upscale pub fare at The Local Kitchen and Drinks. For an elegant dinner, visit Lumiére. Families and teens love to dine at West Newton Pizza and Grill. Visit Comella’s for some awesome Italian food. The cafe, L’Aroma is tucked away at 15 Spencer Street located parallel to Washington Street. L’Aroma has gourmet coffee and breakfast and lunch fare. There is always some kind of amazing art displayed and the second floor is perfect for small meetings. The West Newton Cinema is the best kind of independent movie theatre with great popcorn and snacks!
West Newton is serviced by the MBTA Green Line “D” Branch with stops nearby: Riverside, Woodland and Newton Centre.
Part of Matt Damon’s movie ‘Good Will Hunting’ was filmed in this Newtonian village.