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City Lights

59 Baltimore St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3024
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Ranked #11 of 92 restaurants in Cumberland
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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67% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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Centreville, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had dinner here while in Cumberland for the weekend. They have tables outside, which were perfect since it was really nice & sunny, but there was a nice breeze being between the tall buildings. The hostess and waitress were both very helpful and friendly. The dishes were ordered were delicious. My friend got the Prime Rib and I got the... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My husband and I recently went here for lunch for the first time. He ordered the turkey & apple wrap with slaw, I ordered the cheeseburger with mac and cheese. The side choices for sandwiches were slaw, fruit, applesauce, chips and salsa, or mac & cheese. I asked the server specifically if the chips and salsa were homemade. She said... More

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Debra S, Owner at City Lights, responded to this review

We sent an email and invited CatMom (Sheri Nicol) to the restaurant to see how we make the bechamel sauce for our macaroni & cheese. To date she has not responded to our invitation. We wish she would see that we did not LIE as she has claimed. Sheri is welcome into our kitchen anytime to see how we prepare... More

Chicago, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Both our lunch choices were fresh and very flavorful. Even the mac & cheese was very tasty. The coffee had been sitting too long on the burner and was acidic.

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Cumberland, Maryland
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We recently took our leadership to City Lights for lunch as in a group we all had a varierty of dishes. One dish out of 10 was not quite right but they quickly fixed the issue. Everyone ate all of their meal. Several of us had soup and appetizers as well. Their corn chips and salsa was delicious. I must... More

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LaVale, Maryland
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

City Lights in Downtown Cumberland, MD is one of my favorite places to go for lunch. They have some of the best waitresses around! I always have great & friendly service. Good food, too. If you're lucky enough to be there on a day they have blackberry cobbler, get it. I like, too, that they support the arts and every... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Had dinner on a Saturday night, had martinis in the bar downstairs, nice cozy bar. Dinner was steak, salad and veggies. Nicest restaurant in town, we felt. No Grey Goose but had Ketel One. Great service.

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Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

My husband and I both had a cup of crab soup. I really liked it and my husband was not as enthusiastic about it. I had a portobello salad with very fresh greens that was perfect. My husband had a white fish sandwich which he enjoyed. We ended our meal with a blackberry cobbler that we shared. The atmosphere was... More

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Extensive wine list, paired with selectable cheese plates with a vast array of selections. Dinner is nicely done with fresh ingredients and presented very well. Very reasonable pricing. Right downtown on the pedestrian mall. A great relaxed dinner spot.

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Richmond, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I was in Cumberland and wanting lunch. I walked by and this looked good, plus the reviews were reasonable. I had simple stuff - soup and a burger. I specifically asked for the burger medium, and it came out what I would describe as medium rare. They claimed that was "their" medium. I suppose it wasn't a real problem, but... More

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