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The High Spot

317 reviews
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$30 and under
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Gastro Pub
Top Tags:
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Neighborhood Gem
Classic GastroPub with strong emphasis on "Locavore" concept of farm to table and using only local merchants and food providers.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Gastro Pub, American, British
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Friday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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Phone number
(410) 228-7420
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Patrick Troy Fanning
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We can Cater to your needs! Tell us What you would line and we can accommodate!
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Cross street
Poplar Street
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Parking details
Downtown parking is plentiful!
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We have a Private Dinning room that can accommodate anywhere from 10 to 50 people.

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What 317 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The food, service, and value were great. There were quite a few families with small children so not the perfect spot for a romantic dinner but otherwise my experience was outstanding.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

The deconstructed chicken pot pie was a bit odd but good.
The Fish and Chips were way too oily.
The 2 steak dishes were very well cooked and tasted great

DawnJ (Baltimore)
1.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

After reading reviews on this place I was expecting a lot better. They need to update menu that's online. I ordered filet and asked for well done. Lets just say it could still walk around. Sent back and still wasn't done. Husband ordered crab cake and was told it came on a bed of lettuce. Well I guess lettuce looks like corn cause that's what he got. For the prices of food it should of been way better. Will never go back there. Don't waste your money.

GlobalGirl (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Although this is a cute neighborhood restaurant, it’s only average in all respects. I ordered a burger with blue cheese. The cheese was an unmelted block that made the burger hard to hold together and there were raw onions, lettuce and tomato as well as the grilled onion, cheese and bacon. My friend had the special Po’r Boy that was mostly bread. They were out of half the deserts on the menu, and half the deserts were layers of cake, ice cream and sauce, or deep fried toast, ice cream and sauce. This place clearly thinks the more stuff you pile on the better the plate rather than editing and understanding the combined taste of each dish. Though quite popular, this place is only average.

vipCece (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The olnly downside was the waiting. Despite reservation there was a wait to be seated at a table, a wait at the entrance for someone to acknowlege us and a wait for the foo. the waiting was quite a bit longer than normally encountered. That said, the food was exc3ellent. they had amberjack, a fish that is hard to find in its native territory and it was cooked perfectly. the salads were very good also and my husband had a great shrimp dish. worth the drive to go. Just facotor in a bit of waiting to you calculations

Georgiegirl (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Four of us got together for dinner and we all had a FABULOUS MEAL! All 4 of us cleaned our plates which truly is amazing given that the 4 of us each had something different to eat. I honestly think all 4 of us would have licked our plates clean if there hadn't been other people around!
Wonderful, delicious food at a reasonable price AND lovely cocktails as well!
Love this place! A definite gem in Cambridge!

OpenTable Diner (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Great service and good food! Very nice ambience.

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Reservations a must! Drinks are on the expensive side, and an exactly measured pour. Appetizer and dinner was great. The steak we ordered was overcooked, the waitress removed it and brought a correctly cooked replacement in a timely manner. The chef ask us to accept a dessert on the house for the inconvenience. We accepted and tried the bread pudding - yummy! Full tummy, Nice!

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Six met for lunch and everyone was pleased with the service, food, and pleasant atmosphere.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Always have a great time at The High Spot! Love the ambiance, beer/wine choices.
My main suggestion is they need to offer at least one vegetarian option.
The manager was kind enough to help me create a yummy dinner, but every item on the menu had some sort of meat included....
I didn't want just a side salad for my dinner.
Despite this, my food was great and we will definitely go back!

hockeygene (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was excellent, service prompt and professional.

Cecilia (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Food is great, but acoustics are terrible. It is difficult to carry on conversations because off the lack of sound buffering.

Kelly (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

Great small place right down town. Jordan took great care of us and food was excellent

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Consistently good food and service. Reminds us of a neighborhood restaurant in the city. We will be back again for sure.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 23, 2017

Three of us ate here on a Saturday afternoon. It was delicious food. My only small complaint would be that it was a little chilly when we arrived. Food was all very delicious and creative.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

College graduation

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on December 20, 2017

The High Spot was a perfect place to meet friends for lunch. We all had crab cakes. They were so delicious. Will be going back soon.

vipDCDining (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

A great neighborhood spot in Cambridge. We often stop here on the way home from the beach. It's not far off of Route 50. Awesome drinks and good wine list. Menu changes often.

vip1800 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 15, 2017

Never disappoints, cheery staff. Always something new to try.

vipOpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
3.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

This is one of the downtown restaurant. It has the bar and dining table. It has the happy hour price, which is very reasonable for the burger. We had burger, not bad for $7, but not as good as McCormick, Ruth Chris, or Morton's happy hour burger. But much better than the fast food burgers. I had cream crab soup, very rich. Just try to not pay attention to the calories. As the bar is in the dining hall, so it was not very quiet place. Overall, happy hour price is good. Food is not bad.