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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/17
Time
10:30 PM
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Blue On Highland

4.2
934 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual (22)
  • Neighborhood Gem (21)
  • Great for Lunch (18)
Blue on Highland is an upscale suburban restaurant serving modern American cuisine in a contemporary, elegant setting, located in Needham, MA, just outside of Boston.Blue on Highland is perfect for power lunching or socializing after work over dinner and drinks, celebrating special occasions, or simply enjoying fine wine and appetizers in their beautiful bar and lounge area.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Contemporary Italian, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 11:30am - 11:00pm, Sunday: Brunch 11:00am - 3:00pm Dinner 3:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(781) 444-7001
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Peter Tartsinis
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Catering
Plated
Banquet Style
Passed Orderves
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mark Lee
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Parking details
Parking behind the restaurant in public lot or on street.
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Public transit
Needham Heights MBTA Commuter Rail stop
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Entertainment
Jazz Brunch on Sundays
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Special events & promotions
Family Gatherings
Social Events
Corporate Functions
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Gift Card
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 934 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.2
service
4.1
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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viplynn (New England)
2.0  Dined 2 days ago

The receptionist was not polite. When we were overcharged for three takeout items she was not pleasant about voiding my MC. The incorrect charge is still pending on my MC and the new charge has not been added. Therefore, I am not sure the waitress will receive her gratuity. I am sure I will have to go into the restaurant to get it all straightened out.

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Foodie2015 (New England)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great ambience, comfortable seating, lovely interior, varied menu, excellent food, and attentive service combined for a wonderful lunch experience at Blue on Highland.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Went for brunch. Food was good but we wanted to order more drinks and never saw our server again after he dropped food. We also then waited for our check. Service really ruined our experience for our first time in.

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I called in the morning to ask for a candle with dessert and it didn’t come so I went to the hostess to give them another chance and she did nothing. I finally asked the waitress directly and she said she was not told and immediately brought out another dessert with a candle.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Awesome service even on busy nights! Had awesome burgers and fries!

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vipDinner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Everything was great

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OpenTable Diner (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Service was minimal; food was mediocre at best. Great location, but was disappointed with the experience. Will not return.

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Disappointing (New England)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Unfortunately a terrible dining experience. The chicken on the salad was not fully cooked, and the mozzarella on the caprese salad was runny and tasteless over not ripe tomatoes. The server was very friendly, but no apology from the managerial staff. A truly disappointing meal.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was literally not edible. Sauce that accompanied scallop dish was extremely tart with lemon zest and it overpowered the dish. The spinach contained an overwhelming amount of garlic. The NY strip was tough enough to have been used in cobblers shop. Blue has turned into a bar focused spot, and that is obvious upon entry. We invited a friend from Boston out for the evening, and were utterly embraced by our choice of Blue

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vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Kind of expensive. Great service. Melissa is awesome

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NTown136 (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Very nice place. Open space with varied seating options.
Diverse menu, good wine, draft beer and cocktail options. Good value. Enjoyable experience.

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MLBC (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The food was excellent as were our Cosmopolitans. However the waitress seemed very anxious for us to leave as soon as possible.

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yumo (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

We had not been in a while...we had a reservation on the early side and what a difference it made for noise level! The menu has been updated...as well as the prices. We felt that although the prices had gone up...the meals were worth the price.

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vipChowderHead (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

I've probably been to this restaurant 4-5 times in the last year, and it never disappoints. The drinks are generous, the service impeccable, and the food is top notch.

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Nantucketmim (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Brian was out waiter and he was FABULOUS...so attentive, fun and just wonderful..Thank you for making our evening great

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