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All 57 Needham Restaurants

Blue on Highland

882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
781-444-7001
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Ranked #14 of 57 Restaurants in Needham
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mark Lee
Transit: MBTA Needham Heights train stop
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  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
boston
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

One of the great finds from this quiet suburban. The menu has plenty to choose from. Wonderful service by our waiter. I personally like the crab cakes, and steak. It was cooked perfectly.

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Prosper, Texas, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I ate here while in town for business. The food was delicious (Lobster roll!), and the atmosphere was lively. I really enjoyed the meal, and will definitely be back next time I'm in town.

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Discovered this place while exploring Needham and Newton. Now my favorite place for business lunches. Service is excellent...never too noisy...and a great lunch selection. The salads are my favorite although Blue makes great burgers.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

One of the best restaurant in Needham, MA. I love the fact that they have some good vegetarian options. I love the pasta with broccoli. Price is okay from a US market perspective. Service is very good. Highly recommend.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Upbeat atmosphere with friendly service and good (not great) food. Good beers and varied menu. Nice mix of people.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Tried Blue for the first time on Friday night (Halloween). The food was outstanding! My wife had a roasted half chicken and I had a center cut pork chop. Both were cooked to perfection. Unfortunately, the service was Half hearted. Our waitress poured water but did not ask if we wanted drinks. She finally came back after about 10 minutes.... More 

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Needham, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Best place in Needham to watch a game or meet a friend when you want an upscale atmosphere. Wines by the glass are well-chosen and cocktails are delicious, although given the vibe of the place, they should have seasonal cocktails. All the food is good - my favs are the tuna appetizer, arugula salad, the daily risottos and the fish.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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131 reviews 131 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Took a friend out for a birthday lunch and really enjoyed our meal at Blue. Very nice atmosphere and surprisingly quiet for such an open room. Good selection of salads and entrees, I had the duck salad, which was wonderful. Large chunks of well cooked duck on nice greens. My friend out the Asian steak salad, which she also enjoyed.... More 

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Yeovil, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A number of us at the table ordered the thai steak salad after a recommendation, and were not disappointed. The service was great. Really delicious cocktails.

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Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Food is great -- wine by glass is pricey. Room decor is really quite beautiful. Service is excellent.

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Additional Information about Blue on Highland

Address: 882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
Phone Number: 781-444-7001
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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