[Announcements: Newton Historic Boathouse]


Catering & Food at our Newton Boathouse 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.

They offer a full service event planning and can include grilling, tables, table clothes ect.

Blue Ribbon Barbeque

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

Tent & Table Reservation Fees per Two-Hour Period
Picnic Table (6-8 adults) $15
Banquet Table & Chairs (seats 6-8) $15
Tent, 10′ x 10′ (one picnic or banquet table) $20
Upper Deck, Two-Hour Rental,  Full upper deck usage. Accommodates 75 people. $100
Event Room, indoor Event Room – Includes 1 table & 8 chairs, $50

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.

Bruegger's Bagel Bakery

New England farmhouse-inspired bakery-café offering bagels and fresh sandwiches. In addition to visiting their nearby restaurant for a sit-down meal, you can order individual boxed meals or large platters for catering, so small and large groups can be accommodated equally well.

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.

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