The North Hill Dining Experience

North Hill offers outstanding dining experiences in 3 full service restaurants.  We pride ourselves in giving you a wide variety of culinary selections that are as sophisticated as your palate and as varied as your moods, all with healthy, locally sourced ingredients.


Central Ave Bakery & Café

The fragrance of home-baked bread and pastries is a siren song that will lure you into Central Avenue Bakery and Cafe every morning to enjoy a light or full breakfast.  Lunch and dinner menus change daily with nutritious salads, panini and entrees.  Fresh cookies, pastries and homemade donuts please the eye and satisfy the palate.

Skyway Bistro

Dine on hearty international cuisine in this stylish, semi-formal dining venue. Satisfying comfort foods are a healthy and fulfilling part of the dining experience here, with menus focused on fresh seasonal cuisine from local farms, creameries and vendors. The Skyway Bistro boasts another of one of North Hill’s dramatic scenic vistas and makes the perfect place to meet friends for a light lunch.

Red Room

This is North Hill’s premier private dining venue where we can cater to all your specific needs. Plan cocktail parties, dinner parties, family reunions and birthday celebrations – all with the professional guidance of our seasoned catering team. Our professional catering team takes the work away allowing you to enjoy hosting your own private affair.


Summa is North Hill’s signature dining establishment. Enjoy culinary extravagance at its best and feel the comfort and warmth of the grand central hearth. Our most formal dining experience, Summa pays particular attention to artful plate presentations and healthy, local ingredients. The space enjoys a commanding view of the Boston skyline for added ambiance and the required dress code add sophistication and elegance to your evening.

The Heights

At North Hill Retirement Community, you can gaze from The Heights, overlooking our most dramatic view of Boston. You can also enjoy a sampling of cuisine from around the world, prepared the way you want it. Select from a wide variety of items from our seasonal menus highlighting healthy offerings.

The Deck at Central Avenue

One short step away from the Cafe brings you to The Deck, and you’re dining al fresco!  Enjoy spring and summer breezes in a beautiful outdoor environment, surrounded by a glorious landscape. When the weather is cooler, bundle up near a roaring fire to enjoy a toasty panini and a hot brew of your choice.

Curious to see – or taste – for yourself? We invite you to sample North Hill’s exceptional food and lifestyle. When you dine with us, the choice is yours!

For more information concerning dining at North Hill Retirement Community, or to schedule your own personalized tour of the campus, we invite you to contact us at 781-444-9910.