Blue Hill Tavern
Blue Hill Tavern

Blue Hill Tavern

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bluehilltavern.com/
  • Phone: (443) 388-9363
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 to 2:30
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm
    Bar opens daily at 4 pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Brett Lockard
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer a variety of options for both off site catering and in-house private events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Dillon
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet service every night.
A word from Blue Hill Tavern
Casual fine dining at its best! Offering inventive cocktails, a lively crowd and the best New American menu on this side of Charm City.
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Blue Hill Tavern reviews from OpenTable diners
203 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (130)fit for foodies (119)special occasion (80)romantic (78)great for outdoor dining (59)good for groups (54)vibrant bar scene (50)hot spot (43)notable wine list (28)late-night find (19)great for lunch (17)great for brunch (15)scenic view (11)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Unique Food and AMAZING service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    My experience at the Blue Hill Tavern was amazing. Our server was extremely knowledgable of all the items on the menu, extremely attentive and friendly. I wish I remembered her name because I would suggest asking for her. We ordered the rabbit empanadas to start. They were good but I feel they were a little bland for what I was expecting. The curry mussels special was delicious. They were light yet flavorful. My friend ordered the pork tenderloin and said the pork was cooked perfectly. We ordered the apple crisp and salted caramel ice cream for dessert. The apple crisp was a standard apple crisp. I was not able to try the ice cream. My friend said it was rich and creamy but the caramel favor was not over powering. I would most certainly dine at the Blue Hill Tavern again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BrewersHillLocal
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    The food was great as well as the service. If they have the white wine blue cheese mussles, order them, you will not be disappointed!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great find
    FearlessFoodie
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    First time dining here and I chose the restaurant because of the positive reviews I saw on Open table. I was not disappointed the food was delicious (I had salmon and potatoes au gratin). The apple crisp for dessert was perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just a great experience with lots of laughs
    jonesyt
    Dined on 11/19/2014
    From walking in to the restaurtant to ordering , the staff made feel like we were apart of their family. Our waiter engaged and gave us the run down of the menu and he even included his favorites. The bus boys were helpful and attentive to our table. Great ambience for any occassion not just a romantic date . I would recommend this place to anyone who just wanted to treat themselves to a great dinner . My experience was awesome and I really enjoyed every bit of my time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BIrthday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    we had a wonderful time with a group of 5. Our table was ready. The service was very timely and attentive. The food was great. We even took some home. The drinks were excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always outstanding
    Jess
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    I have been to Blue Hill a handful of times now and have never been disappointed. My absolute favorite dishes involve scallops. They always sear them to perfection and pair them with a creamy pasta or risotto. The current dish with risotto is the best dish I've had there. I've also tried the juicy burger which is not complete without the $1 bacon upgrade. Other favorites include the duck two ways, rabbit empanadas, and the butternut squash soup. Skip the wild boar pasta; it's the only underwhelming dish I've tried. I've recently tried their brunch as well and was equally as impressed. I recommend the seafood skillet and the Chesapeake Benedict. The unlimited sangria & mimosa for $8 is an awesome deal as well, as a glass of sangria on their regular menu is $7.5.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • gfsusan
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    From beginning to end, it was a perfect meal! The newly-minted gluten free menu made me feel welcome. The buttermilk blue cheese salad was tasty unique and plentiful! The pork tenderloin with brussel sprouts and roasted potatoes was succulent-everything cooked to perfection and the honey-mustard glaze was the perfect combination of sweet and tangy. My husband had the shrimp and grits and it rivaled our favorite version at the Hominy Grill in Charleston. Grits stood up to the sauce without melting into soup. Sausage didn't overpower the shrimp. Only suggestion would be to add a gluten-free dessert option that's not sorbet--please?? Even without, it was a truly satisfying meal!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was Awesome!
    DIsappointment
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I have been wanting to check out this restaurant for some time. The food was absolutely amazing. Very simple but full of taste. I would definitely recommend this place to others. I had the burger and bread budding. Both were very good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best meal I've had in Baltimore!
    newtoBmore
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    I kept seeing Blue Hill Tavern featured in Baltimore Magazine, and finally came for dinner this past weekend - and it did not disappoint! After living in Bmore the past year, I've been exploring new restaurants, and Blue Hill Tavern may be my favorite of all. Great atmosphere and wonderful service. My boyfriend and I tried the rabbit empanadas appetizer, which were very unique and delicious. He got the New York Strip steak (inexpensive for huge portion) that tasted like high-end steakhouse quality. And I got the scallops with apple rosemary risotto, which is now one of the best meals I've ever had in my life. Everything about my experience was perfect, and I cannot wait to return many more times and bring everyone I know!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't make late reservations!
    TJack
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I decided to take my fiancée to blue hill tavern for her birthday. I went to opentable to make a reservation. Due to the fact that we work a late schedule we had to reserve a table for 10pm. When we arrived at 9:45 the waiter was very rude and acted like they were more ready to leave that evening then to help customers. He tell us that the dining area was closed and we had to go to the bar if we wanted to eat there. Why accept reservations if you are only going to send the people to the bar. You don't need a reservation for that! So we walked to the bar for about five minutes to try to get warm from the cold outside but it was very cold at the bar. So we ended up leaving ate somewhere else. Very disappointing experience...
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  • Great service, great food
    foodie410
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We recently went to Blue Hill Tavern after a friend recommended it. We were thrilled that they offered complimentary valet parking. The hostess was very friendly and seated us immediately. Waiters were also friendly, helpful, and attentive. We tried the Rabbit Empanadas and the Chateaubriand for Two. The empanadas were quite unique--fried pastry filled with rabbit and topped with jicima and some sort of delicious sauce. The Chateaubriand was tender and juicy with excellent flavor. It was coupled with whipped potatoes and green beans with a butter sauce. We were both very pleased with both dishes and plan on returning in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • BHT
    aazhlaVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    This restaurant, consistently, has excellent meals and delightful cocktails. They are very accommodating when a side dish substitution is requested. love going there in the summer and dining on the balcony.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious as always
    Jims
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Food was great, service was "ok". The noise level this evening was really loud
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • 3foodies
    3foodies
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Our meal was outstanding and the service was extremely professional! Looking forward to a return visit as we always find this restaurant to be top notch all around
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food
    chefpeppy
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    The food at this restaurant is fresh, tasty and very enjoyable. Everything we ordered was delicious and we will be back. They have an extensive drink list as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First but not last visit
    SnowmomVIP
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Blue Hill Tavern is a charming space in Canton; the decor is attractive with dim lighting. The menu is diverse and mains are offered with interesting sides. Fried pickles, beet salad, shrimp and grits, scallops w rosemary risotto, and salmon with potato- brussel sprout hash were all yummy! So glad to have such a great place on an unsuspecting corner in Canton.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant dining, great food
    foodieforeverVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Overall a very pleasant dining experience. We both enjoyed the evening's special, wasabi-encrusted shark with barley and haricots verts. The wasabi was mild enough so that it did not interfere with or overpower the delicate flavor of the fish. Our server was very attentive and efficient.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another great meal
    KDunn007
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    This is one of my wife and I's favorite spots to go for a date. The drinks are always great and the food is on point. Another great experience at BHT
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • LindaVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    second time we have come down from Bel Air for dinner and was not disappointed. Valet parking is a plus and if you did not know where you were you would think you are dining in New York Ciry.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Evening Dinner
    mholland15
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Blue Hill Tavern was great for our party of four. The menu had some interesting additions (such as the Rabbit Empanadas), that made it more exciting to dine. Four our party of four, the service as complimentary to the near perfect entree preparation. We will return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    BmorefoodieVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I've been to Blue Hill Tavern a few times before and always been happy with both the service and the food, however, this last visit I was really disappointed with the food (service was still top notch). We started with the grilled haloumi and it was way too salty and I generally like salty foods. I had the shrimp and grits and the grits were lumpy and chewy and the shrimp tasted really fishy and overall the dish lacked flavor. I couldn't help but keep comparing it to the shrimp and grits I had recently at another restaurant that was to die for.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • rick
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Always a good time and great food at this establishment. Pleasant staff and conv location.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Blue Hill comtinues to be one of my favorite places to have a delicious meal with good people. Never a disappointment and I look forward to my next lovely dinner there. I live about 30 minute drive but worth the trip.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Decent first visit.
    drgtown
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Food was good, as was the ambience. Service unfortunately made us feel unwanted. Would still try it again. Perhaps our server had an off night.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pleasantly surprised
    DeeberzVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    It was a nice Saturday morning (10:30am), and our server did everything she could to accommodate us. We said outside, and others were allowed to bring their controlled dogs to the patio. They glanced at us first to see if we would accept furry friends (we were a bit jealous we didn't bring our dogs!). The food was awesome. We over-ordered (thinking the servings would be small); they were not. We got the fruit with honey/yogurt; fried pickles (with fried pepperoncinis, too); Spanish beef soup; seafood skillet and chicken chili quilles skillet. That was way too much food for two people, so we wound up taking the skillets home. TRY THE WHITE SANGRIA!!!! Our server was fabulous. This is definitely a gem I will be visiting again, soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food
    HandJ
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The lemon squash soup was excellent. The steak was tender and cooked exactly as we asked. The server was there without being intrusive. A very good experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BLUE HILL TAVERN- ROMANTIC TAVERN?
    PhillyJudgeNo1
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    On a Thursday evening, Blue Hill Tavern presented itself as a quiet, well laid out bar/restaurant, with great food and service. It did not disappoint...Of all things, parking was ample and close, and it only got better from there. Food was tasty and well priced, and the drinks were perfect. I wold return and stay a little long next time....
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Menu change
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Always a favorite go to. Unfortunately , the menu changed and the new one was not up on the website. While I all for keeping things new, some of my favorites had been replaced with items that didn't interest me. I probably would not have gone if I was able to view the menu prior . On the plus side, the fried pickles were the best I've ever had !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent
    jazz18
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food was amazing. I loved the atmosphere of the restaurant and the service was spot on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food never disappoints @Blue Hill
    Mere2142
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    It had been some time since I'd visited Blue Hill but a recent move into the neighborhood and a Groupon prompted me to give it another visit. Besides being within walking distance of my house, I found the food excellent for the price. The portions were a decent size and everything was steaming hot and freshly prepared. I had the roasted chicken which came with a huge side of macaroni and cheese. I'd hope to save room for the excellent desserts but I was too full from dinner. Perhaps another night I'll have to visit just for drinks and dessert!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    we took friends for a bday celebration. They loved it as did we. It was our 5th visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pretty Good
    NYCvisitor
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This is my second time dining at this restaurant. The first time I had the surf and turf (fantastic). This time I had the salmon, it was not cooked through so well (mushy inside). My boyfriend had the strip and it was perfect. Would recommend going for steak rather than seafood here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Our dinner was really great and the service was also great. The food came out on time which was appreciated. The restaurant was packed and we were concerned about waiting a long time for our drinks and food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Star spangled dinner
    Unclej
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We were there the night of the great fire works to commie rate the battle of Baltimore during the war of 1812. The folks at blue hill were cognizant of the timing and made it very easy to enjoy a great dinner and get out in time to see the fire works. Food was very good, a very interesting menu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food. Awful coffee.
    outtolunch
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food was wonderful. The house salad and the branzino were really, really tasty. I loved the shredded salad that allowed all the flavors to combine in each bite. The presentation of the branzino was amazing and the garlicky butter on top was a perfect complement. I would have rated the food a 5 out of 5. And the beer list was super. (Resurrection on tap!) But the meal ended with a thud because of tepid coffee (both the caf and the decaf). When we complained to our server, he happily picked up our mugs to place them in the microwave (!). (We agreed to because it was better than nothing!) And the coffee, served in very small glass mugs (6 ounces?) was not refilled. I expect a great cup of hot coffee to top off a lovely meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for a special occassion
    tmcandy
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    I went here with my boyfriend to treat him for his birthday. It's definitely on the pricier side so this place is good for a special occasion. The waiter was very polite and the food was delicious. They even gave us dessert on the house with a candle in it which I thought was very nice. I enjoyed the experience
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Chateaubriand baby
    mttaylor9VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Who still serves Chataubriand? Blue Hill Tavern does! And what a delicious, melt in your mouth delight. From our amazing meat, to the veggie Mushroom dish, every bite was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Yum
    Melissa
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The food was delicious and served quickly. Our waiter was very knowledgeable of the menu and friendly. I would definitely recommend to friends, delicious food at a good price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great experience!
    JostapVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We ate here when the restaurant first opened several years ago and were a bit disappointed. Therefore we have stayed away until recently when we decided to give it another try. We are so glad we did! This time the food was outstanding and the service was perfect. We were greeted by a friendly hostess who allowed us to take a peak at the outdoor rooftop lounge even though they had a private party expected shortly after. We were then served by a very knowledgeable waiter who gave his recommendations which were spot on. The salmon was excellent, as were the ceasar and house chopped salads. The bar has a great waterfall backdrop which we didn't even see the first time we visited because it was so crowded. We can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Blue Hill Tavern Rocks!
    SchnauzerVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Everything about this restaurant was outstanding! We showed up with a party of 6 after making a reservation for five. They accommodated us with minimal wait. Alex was attentive, but not overly so. We very much enjoyed the view overlooking Brewer's Hill. Though we dined on the upstairs patio, we will return to try out the romantic indoor restaurant and bar. Our party dined on burgers, surf & turf, pork tenderloin, salmon, and scallops. Everyone enjoyed their meals immensely. My crab cake was probably less than done, but I continued eating it without any issues.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate