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Highland Kitchen

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150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
+1 617-625-1131
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:30
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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226 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The waiter was very nice and interested in pleasing us. He gave us a couple of tastes of beers. He also gave us some very helpful advice on which beer to order. He did a that with a great attitude. The cauliflower spring onion soup was a little thin or watery for my taste. It also needed some salt and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't really impressed by this restaurant. Sarma which is ranked #1 in Somerville is much much more deserving of the ranking.

Thank incumeg9
Pennsylvania, US
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513 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Highland Kitchen after reading many favorable reviews and were delighted with our experience. Our server was excellent - knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. Many of the other diners are clearly regulars and were greeted by multiple staff members. The cocktails were great! I particularly enjoyed the Mark 'n Stormy (Maker's Mark and housemade ginger beer). The special appetizer of... More 

Thank nylady21
Monhegan Island, Maine
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely incredible food, and they know how to make an awesome drink. Somehow my husband and I have become regulars, monday night fried chicken is the BEST! What else have I had, fish and chips, short ribs, many specials but my all time favorite, well 2nd to the fried chicken is the shrimp and grits, WOW!!! How could I forget... More 

Thank shitchcox
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great for young professionals who enjoy the slightly strange offerings which is why they go there. enjoy

Thank Maurice L
Nashville, Tennessee
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This small restaurant is a mile or so from the Davis Square T. If you drive the parking is scarce. It seemed crowded when we arrived, but our party of 4 was actually seated pretty quickly. Also, there seemed to be a wait, but we did not feel the least bit rushed. Our waiter was nice, fun, attentive and helped... More 

Thank Suzanne D
Somerville, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Highland is a great local spot but you have to be flexible /willing to wait fir a table. Buffalo brussel sprouts and oysters are my favorite but the Cuban Ruben is a close second. So many cocktails to choose from it's too hard to pick a favorite!

Thank CCtravels986
Danbury, Connecticut
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185 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Apps: cheese fritters, octopus + a special - all were OK - not great. Entrees - goat stew, jambalaya, chicken, ruben - first 2 were great - highly recommend both. Great drink menu. Service was inattentive - the place packed

Thank Bill S
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Highland Kitchen is a fun place. When you walk in it'll probably be busy and crowded and look chaotic but the staff there is on top of it. If you roll with it - grab a drink and hang out until you get seated - you will be glad you did, (They do not take reservations by the way). This... More 

Thank BeeDee619
Boston, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Beware! No reservations accepted. If you don't mind waiting a bit, this establishment is awesome! Decent size bar area that you can reserve seats to dine by asking the bartender. Southern fare, excellent choices, and great service. On street parking or a tiny lot in the back. Loved it and will be going back soon to try other offers on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-625-1131
Highland Kitchen is a family-owned neighborhood restaurant and bar located "up the hill" in the heart of Somerville. HK has been delivering American comfort food, well-crafted cocktails, friendly service and a killer jukebox since 2007.

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