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“Nice place; rotten creme brûlée”
Review of Blue on Highland

Blue on Highland
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Ranked #6 of 69 Restaurants in Needham
Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mark Lee
Transit: MBTA Needham Heights train stop
Reviewed September 23, 2013

Ate here while on business in Boston. Calamari appetizer was cooked perfect, duck was very good; however the creme brûlée was nasty! It had some weird watery mess on top with melted chocolate. Will try again...just not desert. Would've garnered an extra star had they not botched dessert.

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Thank Flyrodtrouter
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

A party of 6 of us stopped for lunch at Blue on Highland on a Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was almost deserted, with only two other tables occupied. We ordered a mix of salads, burgers, a pizza and a brunch item. The service was consistently slow and unremarkable. It took quite awhile before our waitress took our order, and then the food seemed to take ages to come, especially since they were not at all busy. Fortunately, when it did arrive it was excellent. The burgers were flavorful and well cooked with tasty fries. The pizza was a nice individual size with fresh toppings, and the salads were large, fresh, and the added salmon well-cooked. One diner had the nutella French toast and liked it. Overall the portions were sizeable and well-presented. The décor is bright and modern, and the large window/doors overlooking the sidewalk were open to the beautiful day outside. If the service had been a bit more timely and personable it would have rated an "excellent". The good quality of the food kept it from being an "average". I might give it another try for a dinner when they were busier, and perhaps firing on all cylinders.

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Thank StargirlGA
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Met a colleague for lunch today and the food service and food were very good. Salad was little pricey but the portion was substantial. We were greeted with lovely bread when we were seated. All in all a very nice place for a quiet business lunch.

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Thank Peglegbbh
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

I went here one day for drinks and appetizers. I ordered the bellini, and we all shared some appetizers such as: shrimp cocktail, mussels, fries, and guac and chips. The restaurant itself is nicely decorated, and overall the food is pretty good. I would go back.

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Thank Melisa C
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Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Perhaps my favorite thing about Blue is the open window seating especially on a hot summer day. It makes one feel like you are having a European flair to a normally Needham lunch. The food is good and they have a reasonable range of menu items. The prices are a bit higher but their presentation and entrees are always first rate . This is one of my favorite local restaurants.

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Thank WBDover
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