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Highland Kitchen

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American, Bar, Sandwiches, Eclectic
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150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
617-625-1131
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 76
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A great night out

Highland Kitchen is always a great time. The drinks are of high quality and are of course typical Boston/Cambridge prices. The wait is typically long so get a drink at the bar while you wait. The food comes out quickly once you are seated and it is always properly done.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
asilvermucha
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The food and service was very good but the music was way too loud and it spoiled everything else so I only gave it a 3

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Highland Kitchen is always a great time. The drinks are of high quality and are of course typical Boston/Cambridge prices. The wait is typically long so get a drink at the bar while you wait. The food comes out quickly once you are seated and it is always properly done.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I visited Highland Kitchen for brunch one Sunday. We heard they had a bluegrass band playing, so we were all in! The wait to be seated was extremely long, but they have a bar so we were able to get drinks and hang out (admittedly awkwardly since we were standing in a crowded area) until they seated us. But that... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I sat in the open windows one Memorial day Sunday with my Brother and Nephew and watched the Mem Day parade march right by the window. What a kick.. We grew on Highland Ave just up the street from the Kitchen . We watched that parade every year from the tops of our cars parked in our driveway. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Fun place to go. Definitely a little on the pricey side, but the food and portion size are both very good. They've always got good specials and very good cocktails. Only complaint would be the atmosphere - it's definitely a noisy place. Expect to miss some of what your dining companions are saying.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This one of my favorite restaurants in the Boston area. The buffalo Brussels sprouts are the reason half the town knows about this place, but my favorite dish is the Cuban Reuben. The vibe is timeless, the music is good, and the bartending is great. It's a fun date spot and/or friend spot, reasonably priced, with a solid menu regular... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Awesome food with southern flare. We always get the beignets to start. I have a hard time passing on the fried green tomatoes or the dirty bird – fried chicken and biscuits with eggs and bacon. The only downfall if you feel like you need to workout afterwards. This place is so good.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I have been to Highland Kitchen many times. I bring visitors here all the time and they are always happy. We have tried many dishes and have never been disappointed. The menu is fun and the basics are brought to a high level of flavor and quality. This is the kind of place where you can feel the joy of... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We went for dinner on a friday night. We were willing to wait, we were told an hour when we arrived. You had a drink while waiting and in 30 minutes we were seated. The food was very good, everything we order was great. I will come back !

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Strongsville, Ohio
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Great food ...great recommendations from waiter. Quick service, spirited place. We arrived before they opened and within an hour they were packed. With 3, deep arc the bar. The help poured water and covered for each other seamlessly. Excellent experience

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-625-1131

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Sandwiches, Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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