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59 Baltimore St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3024
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Ranked #13 of 90 Restaurants in Cumberland
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited this establishment after walking around the outside mall on Baltimore Avenue. Only other restaurant was an Italian place that did not open until after 5:00. We walked into City Lights and were the only party there. It was decorated very nicely for the holiday. The menu is not very extensive but the Shrimp and Crab Cheese Dip was... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

the City Lights was within walking distance of the Ramada Inn in scenic downtown Cumberland. They had a nice menu to choose from and the quality of the food and service were excellent.

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Cumberland, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This restaurant is on the downtown Cumberland pedestrian mall, it has nice outdoor seating and cozy indoor dining too. The filet mignon was outstanding and worth the price.

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Cumberland, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I great place for a nice lunch great salad selection they have great hand cut grilled salmon to add on. They can also provide vegetarian and vegan meals Very bike friendly too Ride on!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Very impressed. steaks were cooked perfect and seasoning was great. The best home made blue cheese dressing I have had. I think the price was very reasonable. 2 salads, 2 steak dinners, cheese tray, 2 glasses of wine and 2 bottles of beer for 120 dollars. Staff very nice.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Disappointed that it cost $42 for myself and 2 children to eat there. I asked about a children's menu and the waitress named the items but not the prices. My one child had grilled cheese And I asked if fries came with and she says yes. My other child got buttered pasta. Well the pasta was just regular spaghetti ridiculously... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Small little restaurant downtown Cumberland. We stopped in for lunch and sat outside under nice canopy of trees. The food was really fresh and tasty, and the service was great for being so busy!

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Baltimore, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a nice surprise. We met some friends and decided to eat at City Lights. We sat outside in a very comfortable courtyard. Both my wife and the salmon special with encrusted pistachios. The fish was excellent and cooked to perfection. The wait staff was very attentive. Will definitely be going back to City Lights!

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My sister and I had a lovely dinner here on the outdoor patio. It's a really charming dining space, and the food was fresh and very tasty. I had the crabcake salad and would recommend it highly. A few more vegetarian options would have been welcome, but that's my only reservation.

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

i ate by myself here and didn't feel uncomfortable. had a very nice chicken and cocktail. really enjoyed the atmosphere, too.

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Additional Information about City Lights

Address: 59 Baltimore St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3024
Phone Number: 301-722-9800
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?