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House of Tibet Kitchen

$$ - $$$
Asian, Tibetan
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235 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2402
+1 617-629-7567
17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Tried this when there was a wait at the Turkish restaurant. The food was tasty - a fun and novel experience. Good food. Not elegant, but quiet and nice ambiance.

Thank M G
Somerville, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I'd never Tibetan food before and wasn't sure of what to expect. What I found was an excellent meal that was very flavorful. I had the chicken momo (steamed), vegetable soup (this was particularly good), and the beef shamdeh. I don't like spicy food and because they make all the food to order, it was perfect. For anyone that is... More 

Thank Nick N
Natick, Massachusetts
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344 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We have been here a number of times and always found the food and service to be very good. This night we were the only people in this small restaurant, although a number of people came in for take-out service. When you sit down, you are given a cup of lentil soup; very good for a cold and rainy night.... More 

1 Thank Scanner_Lewis
Somerville, MA
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2013

Small quiet Tibetan resaurant in Teele Square, Somerville, 10-12 tables. I am hesitant to review this restaurant for all to read, because HTK is my and my husband's secret oasis of calm where we escape on a regular basis. I do want readers to understand that this restaurant is not hipster-spa-calm. It's Tibetan Buddhist practitioner calm. Food is good and... More 

1 Thank Brigit-Saule
philadelphia area
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78 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

the food was plentiful and very very tasty. the vegetables were fresh and crisp, not overcooked. Steam bread was an interesting side, bland by itself, but delicious with the sauces and meats/vegetables. 4 in our party were meat eaters, and 2 were vegetarians. enough choices to satisfy everyone. Prices more than reasonable, in fact, down right cheap. Nice atmosphere, lots... More 

1 Thank koala46
Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2012

From the very moment you step into the HTK you begin to calm-down and relax. Is it the calm surroundings, the unpretentious atmosphere, the relaxing music in the background? I don't know. Maybe its the expectation that you will be treated with tasty and healthy Tibetan food that wont upset your stomach (or empty your wallet). If you're after overpriced... More 

1 Thank Aleck A
Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2011

House of Tibet Kitchen is nestled into Teele Square in Somerville. Having spent time in parts of Nepal and Sikkim, India, I had a vague familiarity with Tibetan cuisine. The space is small and cozy. The food is good comfort food, like nice soups, that I highly recommend as the winter draws increasingly near (but will probably not enjoy as... More 

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Reviewed 13 March 2008

cool place...nice service...very laid back. Plus I loved the rice.

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Reviewed 15 January 2008

Delicious food, good service, and the menu can satisfy anyone from omnivore to vegan.

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Restaurant Details

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Asian, Tibetan
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-629-7567

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?