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Bistro Poplar

535 Poplar Street, Cambridge, MD 21613
410.228.4884
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Ranked #1 of 48 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The best. Everything about our recent dinner was great. Four Diners, four different meals, all terrific. Exceptional service. One of the best meals that I have had out in quite awhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Fried Oyster appetizer was delicious and generous. I had the NY Strip and it was cooked perfectly (medium). It came out thinly sliced and spread in a quarter moon shape around delicious mashed potatoes. Everyone in our group ordered something different and all raved. Great atmosphere and service. They overall did a great job.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Bistro Poplar is a great place and the best restaurant in Cambridge (tip: you need a reservation to get a table most nights). The service was impeccable - our waitress paid close attention and did everything correctly from timing the delivery of wine with various courses, to clearing the plates only after we were both finished, to knowing exactly when... More

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Princess Anne
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Had dinner there with my husband last night. The food was outstanding, as all the reviewers said. But, what stood out to me was the service, which was as professional as anything I have experienced anywhere in the world. This was truly a staff of pros, who knew their craft. Combined with a beautiful atmosphere, which was both aesthetically authentic... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a lovely dinner in a pleasant atmosphere with fine service. The seafood we both chose was done perfectly for our tastes in excellent combination with well-chosen vegetables and refined sauces. The duck confit with eggplant was superb. The only part of the meal that was only 4 star was the peach tart. The puff pastry... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were staying in Cambridge for Ironman Maryland (Cambridge) and found Bistro Poplar on Tripadvisor. Booked a table for four and enjoyed a 5-star dinner! Being in a small town, I was a bit suspect of the higly-rated reviews, but this place actually is great in any competitive setting. Service was excellent, menu was diverse, and setting was delightful. The... More

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My wife and I invited three other couples to join us for dinner after a day of Golf at the Chesapeake Hyatt. We had eaten here before - the others came on our recommendation. Bistro Poplar did not disappoint. Our cheerful server Natalie seated us at our reserved table and immediately took our beverage orders. After I ordered a glass... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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101 reviews 101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This quaint little restaurant delivered on every aspect we look for in a local place. We did not have a reservation and sat at the bar. The bartender Natalie had a great sense of humor and looked after us. We went with her recommendations for a pate starter (authentic and delicious) as well as the quail with a more-savory-than-sweet pomegranate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Such great fresh food prepared perfectly. Excellent selections on a diverse menu. Service can not be beat! Whether you visit the bar or are seated at a table, the serving staff are attentive, professional and friendly. Will return again and again!

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Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Seldom does one come across a restaurant with both great food an service. Moreover, at Bistro Poplar, it seems to be always so, as my family, friends and I have witnessed in at least four visits this last summer. Fresh ingredients, wonderfully prepared, served with care and attention, always hot and simultaneously brought to all at the table by extra... More

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