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Bistro Poplar

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535 Poplar Street, Cambridge, MD 21613
410.228.4884
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious food and great service.

We loved the food, especially the lamb and salmon and fried oysters. We were a bit disappointed that most of the seafood was not local.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We loved the food, especially the lamb and salmon and fried oysters. We were a bit disappointed that most of the seafood was not local.

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Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

This one of the finest restaurants on the Eastern Shore. It is not inexpensive, but you get what you pay for. It is gourmet food at its best. You cannot ask for anything more!

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Germantown, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My wife and I just moved to the area. We were looking for a nice fine dining experience. We came across this place which only takes reservations. When we arrived at our designated time the hostess welcomed us and sat us at a table of our choice. The menu was one page, which was nice to see for a change... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a nice little restaurant in a town with not much going on. We arrived at the time of our reservation and were seated. I ordered the lamb medium rare and my wife ordered the flounder. It took over 30 minutes for our food to arrive, so not a short wait. I was looking forward to this after all... More 

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Trappe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

When we have a special something to celebrate, this is where we go locally. We've been her over ten times. This is a gormet place and the food is really excellent. We like the atmosphere and we like the decor. The wait staff is well trained and attentive. This is an all round safe bet - but you pay for... More 

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Easton, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is top notch. The atmosphere, waitstaff, and the food are simply the best in Cambridge. The Menu changes regularly and wine selection is great too. Staff can help with suggestions for both. A great couples restaurant for that special night.

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163 reviews 163 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food is delicious, the drinks are strong & the staff is ridiculously kind... but the prices are high. We will definitely come again but only for a special occasion.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Great French Restaurant....such a surprise in the little town of Cambridge! The Sunday Tapas menu is so much fun! Its a wonderful way to try lots of things without filling up on any one of them! The menu changes seasonally and the wine list is awesome! A local couple, born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, own the... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a great place in Cambridge, MD. It takes us an hour to get there but we have never had a bad meal or a bad experience. It is small and friendly. You can certainly keep to yourself and have your private conversation and enjoy your meal, but our experience there has always been enhanced by determining if the... More 

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Easton, Maryland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I'm serious. I've been to all of them. Sleepy Cambridge has the jewel of the Eastern Shore. The food is fresh, always delicious. Appetizers are exceptional-don't bypass them. The oysters are superb, so are the salads and boar pate...seriously-nothing dull about this restaurant. The cocktails are excellent. They have a great wine list and you can trust their recommendations. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 535 Poplar Street, Cambridge, MD 21613
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 410.228.4884

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?