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Red Lentil

600 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472
+1 617-972-9188
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
600 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered take out here for lunch and got the mushroom sandwich which blew me away! it was so tasty and the salad was so fresh. So many things on the menu looked good and felt like I would've been happy with anything I picked,More

Thank Brianna C
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brianna C, Thank you for taking your time in reviewing your recent visit to the restaurant. I am glad to hear that the sandwich met your expectations and hopefully you are able to make it our Sunday Brunch in the near future which is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are not ideologically committed to eating vegetarian, Red Lentil is likely to be a mixed experience. The polenta was pretty well received, as was the paella. The vegan lasagna was not popular because of the fake cheese, and the macrobiotic bowl was just...More

Thank Josh C
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Josh C, May it be positive or constructive criticism, the time taken to write your feedback is sincerely appreciated. We do focus a lot on organic and locally grown produce to provide our guests with freshly prepared dishes like you mentioned about our polenta...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat at the Red Lentil nearly every time we are in the Boston area! Wide variety of vegetarian offerings but well liked by non-vegetarians as well! Everything is fresh with great seasonings. We have never had a bad meal here! The staff is all...More

Thank Richard S
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Richard S, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your valuable feedback with us on our TripAdvisor page; it means a lot to us, especially coming from loyal guests like yourself. I am glad to hear about your consistent food experience and the...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Went out on a recent Saturday night at 7 so a wait of about 15 minutes was expected. The staff is hard working and very nice, never seemed overwhelmed by what was a very busy time. They get high marks for service. The food was...More

Thank wes p
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear wes p, May it be positive feedback or constructive criticism, we would like to thank you for taking your time and sharing the same with us. I am glad that you enjoyed the food and it is great when our serving staff exceeds expectations....More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

I went for brunch and my dish was packed with great veggies and full of flavor. The fruit plate presentation at the table next to me made me wish that I had saved room for more. Though I didn't try a dessert, there was an...More

Thank Mel02138
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mary Ellen B, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your delectable experience with other food connoisseurs like yourself. Our desserts are definitely a huge hit so please don't mind asking for a sample next time. Looking forward to welcoming you back soon....More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Though a Vegetarian restaurant, Red Lentil will be sure to offer everyone a memorable meal with bold and delicious flavors. I'm fortunate to live down the street from this great neighborhood spot. Whether you're eating in or taking out, the menu is fun to explore...More

Thank Eric S
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear eshupin, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your valuable feedback on our page, it means a lot to us and especially coming from loyal guests like yourself. it is definitely our experiment with various organic spices that gives a different flavor to...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

I have nothing but great things to say about this restaurant! (Street) Parking has always been easy, the staff is very friendly, and the menu is not only healthy, but has inspired me each time I've went, both via taste and chosen ingredients. There is...More

Thank Sarah B
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Sarah B, Thank you for the kind words and I am glad that as a team we are able to keep up our consistency for guests to enjoy the same great food and service every time they visit. We are very excited to promote...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

They do vegan and vegirarian right. Even those who do not follow those diets will enjoy. Rather than trying to make "Tofurky" kind of meals, they take vegetables and fresh ingredients and make them into delicious meals that all can enjoy. Make sure you leave...More

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Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your valuable feedback with food connoisseurs like yourself. We have been rated the top 20 vegan places to eat and it is always great to hear about the overall experience. We do believe in sourcing...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

From a culinary standpoint, all vegan and vegetarian restaurants should aspire to the quality and variety of food that Red Lentil offers. Food was delicious and although I was quite full by the end of the meal I wanted badly to try other dishes. Great...More

Thank HungryHippoChampion
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear HungryHippoChampion, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your feedback with us. Please accept my sincere apologies for the service satisfaction and I will personally coach the team and about the importance of letting guests enjoy their experience. I am glad that you...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This place has a great good , specially if you are vegan or vegetarian. I have visited this place several times and always loved Their food . Wait time was never more then 10 min for us .

Thank BHAWANADAVE
Pankaj3075, Owner at Red Lentil, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear BHAWANADAVE, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your valuable feedback with us. I am glad to hear that you enjoy our food every time you visit and above all we thank you for your loyalty. Sincerely, Chef Pankaj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-972-9188
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Description
Red Lentil is unique to Watertown and the surrounding area. We provide a warm atmosphere in which to enjoy creative and globally inspired vegetarian and vegan foods. Our aim is to please every customer that walks through our door. Our menu items are of the finest quality and are treated as such. They are prepared with sensitivity and care. Daily specials are offered at lunch, dinner, and brunch. They are built around produce that is currently in season in New England, which allows our chefs to exercise their creative whims. We strive to meet the needs of special diets, offering gluten-free, raw, and macrobiotic selections. We take great care to avoid any traces of gluten in our gluten-free dishes as we recognize the severity of celiac disease. We are committed to having special equipment for these offerings. Our dessert line is baked in-house to ensure freshness and features a wide range of vegan and gluten-free dessert options.
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