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Blue on Highland

882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
+1 781-444-7001
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting the area and had dinner tonight here. It's a great place. Reasonable prices, lively atmosphere and really, really good food. Our party had fish tacos and guacamole and chips for appetizers--both superb. Entrees were salmon, scallops--cooked to perfection. Dessert was a lemon...More

Thank CHEB15
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is always good, but not fabulous. I have been there for lunch and dinner and it is always busy and tends to be quite loud. Service is good.

Thank clamflatslowtide
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch while in the area. Looked nice outside, so we stopped. There is additional parking in the back. The inside decor matched the outside, seems like it was recently renovated, cool industrial vibe. Server was very nice and we enjoyed our food....More

Thank Travelbugsforlife
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Went back last week after not going in over a year since the remodel and it's definitely tighter. Service was better, menu has been fleshed out (poke is back!) and the noise level was good. We shared a few apps and had told the server...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Centrally located near Needham center, Found on-street parking in front of the entrance. Blue has a comfortable friendly, upscale, urban type of ambience. The food and service were great and the app's and drinks even better.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food was ok, I feel like it's been revamped in the last year. Didn't like the new seating where your right next to folks separated by a small sign.

Thank sandy b
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Would be a great restaurant in good location if it had decent food. Overpriced, limited and boring menu. I don’t understand why owners haven’t improved the food quality. The only upside is there’s a bar. Otherwise, don’t waste your $$.More

1  Thank Richard C
Scott D, General Manager at Blue on Highland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you for joining us and taking the time to leave your feedback! While we're glad you enjoy our location and bar, we wish your meal would have held up to the standard we set for ourselves. We strive to impress all of our guests...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were in a relatively large group here and the atmosphere is excellent with a live jazz trio playing. My wife and I ordered one of the breakfast specials and they didn't ask us how we wanted our eggs cooked...and we we got them scrambled...More

Thank conradstx
Reviewed 7 February 2018

This local restaurant and bar has been there nearly 10 years. The food is classic American with great pizzas, burgers, salads and bar drinks. The beers include a great collection of IPA's and craft brewed double IPA's. The wines are good too and because I...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I had a blast here with family and friends after our tour of WCVB channel 5. We had great waitstaff.

Thank Sam H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 882 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1339
    (Mark Lee)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA Needham Heights train stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-444-7001
  • E-mail
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