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Blue on Highland

882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
+1 781-444-7001
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good43%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to this restaurant a number of times over the years, for brunch, lunch and dinner, before and after its renovations. (Not because I want to go but because it was always kind of a last resort.) It's got a nice bar and...More

1  Thank Maria B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend of mine from out of state was visiting relatives in Needham MA and he suggested we have lunch at Blue on Highland, a popular local restaurant; I'd never been, and my husband and I like to try to new places, so we all...More

Thank DevorahLeah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a recommendation from a friend, we tried Blue Highland for lunch and were impressed. We each had a (different) salad and both were ample and tasty. As a result, my wife and I tried it for breakfast a few days later. My eggs benedict...More

Thank manelis711
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had a great time. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Although the menu hardly had any vegetarian options they had no problem with adapting the dishes for me. So I ended up having a Thai steak without the steak and for desert the...More

Thank mdieleman
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Met someone for lunch there and the food was well executed and reasonably priced for a sit down restaurant.

Thank TallSuzy
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Blu on Highland was once beautiful, with appealing art and open space. THEN, they remodeled. Now the centerpiece is a bar, which blocks the light from the windows. The entire feel is dark and forced. We gave it one last try for Sunday brunch, with...More

Thank hforb
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The one downside to this restaurant is also one of its strengths. It is very popular and has great energy. This means it is sometimes hard to hear the conversation at your table. Other than that, the food is excellent and it's a great place...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Food is a little better than 'average' Prices are ok Service is very good We weren't rushed to finish up. Our meeting lasted a longer than expected. No pressure to leave. Very relaxing atmosphere. I enjoyed the meal & The ambiance.

Thank dzigan1
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great American cuisine restaurant! Has a little bit of everything on the menu and anything you choose you can't go wrong! Everything from steaks and seafood to the kid's menu are delicious! Super chic and comfortable ambience! Before going I hadn't realized how big it...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Went to this place twice. Once for drinks, once for dinner. Good food, friendly service, excellent bar. Excellent local spot.

Thank fleishpa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
    (Mark Lee)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA Needham Heights train stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-444-7001
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