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Blue on Highland

882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
+1 781-444-7001
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • 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 1 week ago

We were in a relatively large group here and the atmosphere is excellent with a live jazz trio playing. My wife and I ordered one of the breakfast specials and they didn't ask us how we wanted our eggs cooked...and we we got them scrambled...More

Thank conradstx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This local restaurant and bar has been there nearly 10 years. The food is classic American with great pizzas, burgers, salads and bar drinks. The beers include a great collection of IPA's and craft brewed double IPA's. The wines are good too and because I...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a blast here with family and friends after our tour of WCVB channel 5. We had great waitstaff.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Blue on Highland has an active bar scene and it offers good seating area for good dinner with reasonable price. The service is very good and the variety of food choices is very good too. It is conveniently located a block from the commuter rail...More

Thank chhoisham
Reviewed 29 December 2017

On a recent late Sunday afternoon with seven friends, after enjoying the Needham Holiday House Tour sponsored by the Needham Women's Club, we stopped into Blue on Highland for a bit to eat. We were not disappointed. Gretchen was our waitress. I split the Harvest...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Went here with my colleagues for lunch, and arrived at 11:45. The place was nearly empty but not long after we were seated, it filled up quickly. Atmosphere is nice, pretty cozy. Menu options looked rather good, but the thought of paying $25 for a...More

Thank RioB72
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere in Blue on Highland is very stylish and chic. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating, but the delicious risotto sealed the deal! I enjoyed the risotto more than any risotto I have ever had. This was a return trip just so I...More

1  Thank NanaLueLue
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Always good service and good food and a great place for meeting friends! Open air in summer months! Great place for drinks and apps!

Thank travelefun
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I love 'Blue' - everything about it is good for me. The food, the service the ambience – just can't find a better restaurant around town. Good for lunch or dinner, especially in the summer when the windows are open.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Team dinner was arranged here as it seems to be highly recommended by many folks. When we stepped in at 6 pm. The crowd was already at the bar drinking. By 7 pm, the place is full. Reservation will be needed. Good portion is large....More

Thank PamelaCheong
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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, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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