[Newton: Nahanton Park]


Catering & Food at our Nahanton Park Location

Food is an excellent companion to paddling!

We can reserve picnic tables for your group. You can arrange the catering yourself, see our recommendations below.

Redbones Barbeque

A very popular Davis Square restaurant serving authentic, downhome-style Southern food. Menu includes standard barbeque favorites like ribs, chicken, pulled pork, and more. See our Featured Selection from Redbones above.

Bakers Best Catering

Huge variety of salads, entrees, pastas, etc. An excellent, inexpensive box-lunch sandwich option.

Blue Ribbon Barbeque

Casual Southern BBQ fare, great food with easy catering options.

Table Reservation Fees per Two-Hour Period
Picnic Table (6-8 adults) $10

More catering options

Registration/Cancellation Policy for Catering Orders

  • All food orders require pre-payment in full.
  • Food orders cancelled at least 7 days before the event receive either a refund of the deposit less a 10% registration fee, or a full credit to a store account. This credit does not expire and may be used for instruction, rentals, or purchases at Charles River Canoe & Kayak, Weston Ski Track, or Community Ice Skating @Kendall.
  • For all cancellations made less than 7 days before the event, no refunds or credits will be issued.

Panera Bread

Eat-in, take-out, and catering just around the corner from Nahanton Park. Panera offers bakery items, sandwiches, soups, salads, and more.

Fresh City

Wholesome alternatives to fast foods, made with fresh ingredients and prepared fresh-to-order. Sandwiches, stir-fry, burritos, salads, and more. Eat-in, carry-out, or catering.


Eat-in, take-out, and catering just around the corner from Nahanton Park. Finagle-A-Bagel offers bagel sandwiches, soups, and salads in their stores and a simple and inexpensive catering menu.

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