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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
Maryland - USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Not only the best restaurant in Cambridge but one of the best in the state. Wonderful seasonal menu delivered by attentive, well trained staff. Oysters with burre blanc are simply amazing! Be sure to make a reservation and enjoy.

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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

Went to this restaurant for a special occasion and was not disappointed. First class all the way. The food was delicious and the service was impeccable.

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Cambridge, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Terrific country french with a modern flare. Everything from the appetizers to desert are tasty and beautifully presented. They have some standards but the changing list of specials should be tried. One down side is the tin ceiling which when the restaurant is full can make it a little loud, but it isn't enough to detract from the wonderful ambiance... More

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Cambridge, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Bistro Poplar is not only the best restaurant in Cambridge MD, but it has become a destination for the area. The ambiance is nothing special and seating is limited, but the food is the reason you are there. Not the usual Shore fare that depends on seafood and burgers, although Bistro does seafood very well, just in a much more... More

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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
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 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Additional Information about Bistro Poplar

Address: 535 Poplar Street, Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone Number: 410.228.4884
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cambridge
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
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: French

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