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Bistro Poplar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
$20 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The Bistro has become one of my favorite restaurants. My business does a few events there throughout the year. The staff are always amazing. The food wonderful. And the prices reasonable. A true gem!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank K4506BCmichaela
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Service prompt and friendly. Wait staff quite knowledgeable about menu items. Food is impeccably prepared, creative, and reasonably priced. No salt and pepper shakers on tables which is a sign of a confident and well trained chef. Tapas but generous portions. 4 items per couple...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 673dennisn
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Oh my goodness! We started with Brussel sprouts. Really...amazing. And then it just got better and better Glass noodles Salmon Fish Tacos Creme brûlée Crepes WoW

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T2228LEjamess
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Yes... WOW! We were here for a week for part business, part vacation. We tried several places in Cambridge and were disappointed in everyone but here. Everything was amazing, flavorful, hot food and the service pleasant first class! Had the fish tacos, Brussels sprouts and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julstumpff
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Best small plate experience I've had. Order as little as you want and add as needed. Plates keep rolling with hardly any wait. Excellent food and service.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank robertmS4691AE
Reviewed August 28, 2018

For a small, super quaint downtown, Bisto Poplar was such a find! The tapas is fantastic with many well prepared options. Sweet dining room with a French flair. The wait staff were on their toes and very attentive. This will be my top pick when...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Trina Y
Reviewed August 24, 2018

I led a group of 12 family members, ranging in age from 82 to a 10-month-old infant. I hosted a business dinner at Bistro Poplar in January, and was so impressed that I brought the family back while we stayed nearby at the Hyatt. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter537
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful service wonderful food. I was over from Australia with my 4 year old twins visiting family and we ate there about 5 times. The staff were always charming and super efficient, the food was just perfection. And really good with kids - it made...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Myrianthe R
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We had an amazing girls' dinner out at Bistro Poplar, dining while the 2018 Bastille Day menu was featured. Food was over the top good for this table of foodies - every plate delicious and we sampled a full range of seafood, meats, vegetables, salads...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Amy H
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Have been here twice since the menu has changed to tapas and both times the meal was amazing. Each dish is a small masterpiece. Can’t wait to go back and try all the other dishes. Imaginative cocktails are also terrific.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Fran G
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October 20, 2018|
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Response from mcscher301 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a full bar. They have a lovely small bar right in the dining room where you can just have a drink.
November 21, 2017|
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Response from Tom D | Reviewed this property |
No dress code - business casual is appropriate. I would not wear shorts or T’s.
Debbie B
September 28, 2016|
Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
No. They only serve dinner.
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