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Deals, parties, wine dinners and all the exciting things happening at your favorite neighborhood spot. 

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A mother's work

June 26, 2020

Press Release

Dora joins the annals of 'A Mother's Work'. 

This project, conceived by Cara Soulia, (also known for her inspiring work during the COVID-19 isolation phase in The Front Steps Project) is an anthology of interviews with female industry leaders who also juggle motherhood and family life along with demanding careers.


As you all know, Dora is a hardworking mother of two, a seasoned marathon runner and co-owner of two restaurants with her husband Gabriel.


 If you want to find out more about Dora's origin story, click on the button below.

Photo credit: Cara Soulia


buttercup is reopening!

tuesday, june 9, 2020

June 5, 2020

Press Release

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our community and patrons for their continuous support during these difficult times. As we tentatively approach the reopening of our cities, we drafted a plan that will help us re-initiate our activities with ease. We are happy to announce Buttercup's reopening day!


Buttercup's reopening day: Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

We will continue doing takeout, delivery and curbside pickup Tuesdays to Saturdays from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Patio dine-in service: Tuesdays to Saturdays

Due to social distancing and limited outdoor seating we are able to welcome dine-in guests with reservations only.


Here's how to make a reservation:

Call our main lines: 

(508) 545-1506  OR  (508) 975-4157 between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m.

A voicemail does not guarantee a reservation so please make sure you speak to one of our staff members for confirmation. Unfortunately we can't take reservations online. 


Reservation times:

We have three options: 4:30, 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. Due to restrictions these are the only times we can take reservations. The restaurant will close at 9:00 p.m.

Our staff members are trained to handle current health protocols and sanitation standards professionally. We are strictly adhering to the governor's mandates and our staff will be wearing protective masks and gloves to keep you and your families as well as our Buttercup family safe. 

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to reach out. This might seem like a lot but please bear with us. We are beyond thrilled to be able to see you all again and we're hopeful that soon everything will be back to normal. 

But for now, the great news is that you get to spend some time in the sun and enjoy some of our delicious fare!

Stay safe!  We'll see you soon!

Team Buttercup


Playing with Fire: August Asado Argentino

This August 23, 2020 Buttercup is playing with fire. We are organizing a celebration of the summer, the farm and our community. What better way to celebrate each other and our prevailing over these difficult times than going back to our roots and reveling by the fire?  All of this is better when in the company of friends, Argentinian wine and mouth-watering grilled foods. All we need is a bandonéon and we're ready to tango. 


The location: Sunwashed Farm in Framingham.


What's included:

Passed hors d'ouevres

3 course dinner: open fire grilled meats and vegetables

Dessert: traditional Argentinean alfajores (shortbread cookie sandwiches filled with dulce de leche). 

Drinks: Argentinian wine and sangria

Date: August 23, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.

Price per ticket: $200

To book now go to ORDER ONLINE and scroll down to "Specials" then send an email to: 


*Tickets are non-refundable. 

*In the event of inclement weather, Buttercup will notify you of any necessary changes.


Buttercup and The Farmhouse Team Up with The Boston Globe to Feed the Medical Community

May 9, 2020

Press Release


Buttercup, Natick and its sister restaurant The Farmhouse, located in Needham, are proud to partner with The Boston Globe’s “Serving Our Front Lines” initiative.

In normal times, it is our responsibility as hosts to provide our guests with memorable experiences. Nowadays during these unprecedented times when the medical community have answered to the call of service, it is an honor for us to provide them with comfort and nourishment.

That is why Dora Tavel-Sanchez Luz, Buttercup’s chef and owner wanted to express her gratitude, by providing those in the healthcare trenches with a nutritious and at the same time, delicious meal. We can’t imagine the strenuous day to day that nurses and physicians are going through, but we can understand that they are doing it for the sake of our society, to protect us and our loved ones, and to keep us safe from this common enemy that has tremendously impacted our lives.  

We would like to take the opportunity to thank you all in the Metro West hospitals and all medical professionals in general. You have chosen selflessness over self-preservation. Your courage fuels our inspiration to continue working hard to rebuild our community.

To make a contribution to the Boston Globe's Serving our Front Lines initiative follow click on the button below:


Natick Community Organic Farms is hosting a virtual marketplace!

Our friends at the Natick Community Organic Farms (NCOF) are hosting a virtual marketplace!

Participation is for the community by the community. Community members are able to donate
items to be listed on the marketplace site. Even children can participate!

From their website: 

"We invite you to create or purchase an item to donate to our store, where other community members can purchase them. Your donations will help us to sustain our ongoing work and future farm programs through these difficult times. Be creative, be collaborative (at a safe distance). Share your creations with our community!"

Sales are now open! Let's support this wonderful organization and their mission to provide our community with organic and healthy products to bring to our families by clicking the link below.

For more information email them at

Thank you for your support!

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Buttercup is offering gift card deals that will help us maintain our hard-working staff members employed and to cover essential expenses to keep the restaurant running. 

*Notice that the full amount will be reflected 24 hours after purchase.

Purchase $100 and get $120

Purchase $200 and get $240

Purchase $300 and get $350

Purchase $500 and get $600

Thank you for your support!


*The promotion ends on April 25, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. 

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The Buttercup team would like to thank you for your support during these difficult times. We hope that this strange reality comes to a happy conclusion in the near future. 

Please help us keep Buttercup and The Farmhouse alive. There are many ways you can help: by purchasing gift cards, ordering takeout or delivery or curbside pick up of wine, beer and food.

This will not only help the establishments but it will also secure the jobs of our hard-working staff members.  We all work tirelessly and our life motto is that we don't mind getting down and dirty as long as we know that at the end of the day we're getting our hard-earned bread; but this situation is beyond what we ever expected.


Here are a few ways how you can help boost Buttercup into success:

  • Order takeout, curbside pick-up or delivery from us (check out our menu online)

  • Purchase gift cards (online or over the phone)

  • Purchase our Merch! "All Farmers Go To Heaven" and our classic veggie T-Shirts and Sweaters. 

  • Sign up for the awesome Playing With Fire, Argentinian Asaddo in August. This will be an unforgettable event we're planning for the summer (keep reading below for more details!)


JANUARY 30, 2020


On January 30th join us for a special Three Course Dinner featuring the wines of Concord's own Mary Taylor Wines.

Chef Dora will curate a menu specially for the occasion as you savor and learn about the process and culture of wine-making from Mary Taylor herself!

Some of the featured wines: 

Pierre Vidal Costières de Nimes 2017

Pascal Biotteau Anjou Blanc 2017  

Mary Taylor Wines – Filipe Ferreira Douro 2015  

Jean Marc Barthez Bordeaux Blanc 2017   

Jean Marc Barthez Bordeaux Rouge 2017 

Date: January 30, 2020

Time: 7:00 p.m.

$65 per person, excluding tax and gratuity 

Menu coming soon. 

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Chef and owner Dora Tavel-Sanchez Luz is running the Boston Marathon  for the fifth time and is joining forces with Cradles to Crayons, a charitable organization that provides young children with the indispensable items that they need to flourish, "to feel safe, warm and ready to learn."  

Let's take action together. With your help we can provide children with the items they need and be encouraged to stay in school. ​


To help on our fundraiser click on the link:

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