600 Mount Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472 | (617) 972-9188

Welcome to the Red Lentil

The Red Lentil presents creative, globally inspired vegetarian and vegan cuisine. Our menu items are of the finest quality and are treated as such. We strive to meet the needs of special diets, offering gluten-free, raw, and macrobiotic selections.

Call (617) 972-9188 or email info@theredlentil.com for reservations for parties of 6 or more. We do not accept reservations for smaller parties.

The Red Lentil menu incorporates cuisines from around the world because I wanted to entice a diverse group of people to my restaurant. Creating delicious food is the best way for me to show my gratitude to our patrons.
—Head Chef & Owner Pankaj Pradhan







Exclusive Vegan Catering

Red Lentil offers vegan catering to the area! We cater everything from small dinners to corporate parties, holiday parties to weddings, and a variety of themed events for up to 500 people.

Daily Specials

Every day, Chef Pradhan and his talented staff come up with creative culinary delights for our patrons. Explore new vegan and gluten-free dishes by sampling our ever-changing daily specials.

Loyalty Rewards Program!

Join RL Healthy Perks to earn 1 point for every dollar you spend and unlock $5 off after spending $50. That's 10% back! PLUS: Double points Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 11:00am to 3:00pm and $5 during your birthday month.

The Red Lentil is one of my favorite restaurants. Every dish I’ve had is absolutely delicious!!! Excellent desserts. Nice beer and drinks. The atmosphere is warm and friendly.

—Iskuhi B.

News & Events


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