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A Restaurent with Elderly In-Laws for Mother's Day in Newton

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judyann May 4, 2010 03:04 PM

We want to take my elderly in-laws to a restaurant for lunch on Sunday. He is 93 and fragile. Price is no issue. Just not Asian. Fish is fine. A reservation is a must.....I am so grateful for your advise....

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  1. hiddenboston RE: judyann May 4, 2010 03:18 PM

    Maybe Fiorella's on North Street near the Watertown/Waltham line? It's popular with both retirees and families, and has a wide selection of Italian dishes, including pizza and pasta.

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    Fiorella's
    187 North St, Newtonville, MA 02460

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      teezeetoo RE: judyann May 4, 2010 03:20 PM

      it may be too late but you could try lumiere for upscale, fiorella for family-friendly italian, aquitaine for bistro-style french, or even legal's seafood which will serve a good piece of fresh fish. i believe any of these would be comfortable for and attentive to an elderly patron.

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        silver queen RE: judyann May 4, 2010 03:36 PM

        I don't think Lumiere is open for lunch. Use opentable.com to search the date. You can search the Western suburbs. Looks like Legal Seafood, the Met Club and the Capital Grill in Chestnut Hill are all open. Fiorella's is tasty enough, but it's not very 'special occasion'.

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        Lumiere Restaurant
        1293 Washington St., West Newton, MA 02465

        Fiorella's
        187 North St, Newtonville, MA 02460

        1. nsenada RE: judyann May 5, 2010 06:11 AM

          Aquitaine is also in Chestnut Hill. I would recommend Ariadne, but I think they are closed Sundays.

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