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City Lights

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59 Baltimore St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3024
+1 301-722-9800
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely meal at City Lights before the tree lighting ceremony. The portions were generous and the food well prepared. We dallied over dinner and didn't feel rushed. The wait staff was attentive and everyone was friendly. You will need a reservation for special events, like the tree lighting. Oh, and save room for dessert!

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Thank heidio369
Pardeeville
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for dining at it's finest this is the place. It's expensive, but the food and service are worth it.

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Thank Christopher S
Menlo Park, California
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was our second choice when six of us were unable to obtain seating at the recommended Italian restaurant nearby. The service was prompt and our server checked on us regularly. My meal, the crab cake sandwich was ordinary and the bun cooler than room temperature. It wasn't a good experience. However, my dining companions who ordered various entees were... More 

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pittsburgh
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

we were a little leary as no one else in restaurant (granted it was a bit late for lunch at 2:45), but are so glad we stopped in. cream of potato soup and salmon salad were awesome. soup very flavorful and grilled Salmon perfectly cooked and seasoned. you gotta try the place!

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Thank Luv2Travel315
Annandale, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

2 nd dinner under the twinkling lights. This time we timed it to hear the Friday night music outside. Excellent food and service. My crab cake on salad was excellent. Attentive staff.

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Thank Tracy H
Columbia, MD
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318 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

My wife and I were on our way out to western Maryland and stopped in Cumberland for lunch.On Tripadvisor we found, City Lights and set our GPS for it. Great location on the Mall, nice bar and dining area. Our server was attentive and the salads we ordered were awesomely big and very delicious.If you have never been to City... More 

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Thank LordThomMohr
Felton, Delaware
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I tried this place for lunch. It was a great atmosphere and we decided to eat outside. The lunch menu offered several selections at decent prices. I had a burger and onion rings and they were both average at best. Two others really enjoyed their taco salads. I would give it another try if in the area.

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Thank Kenny K
Fort Ashby, West Virginia
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183 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It is the time of the year to sit outdoors with family and friends and bask in the summer warmth. City Lights is a great place to do that, with it's outdoor dining area on the downtown Cumberland pedestrian mall. The dining area, roped off for the enjoyment of customers, is a good spot for people watching or listening to... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend enjoying a meal outside under their tree canopy on the Baltimore Street Mall. The food is very good and service wonderful. I have never been disappointed in their food so take an hour and go down to the mall for a relaxing meal.

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Florida
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This decent restaurant survives despite its pedestrian only walkway access. It is located on the closed to motor traffic Main Street of this charming old city. The menu is varied, food & service are good. The prices are reasonable, a good value. In clement weather, outside seating is available. Parking is limited-reservations taken.

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Thank Deeds6262

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Baltimore St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3024
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland
  • Phone Number: +1 301-722-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?