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Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
617-625-1131
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Ranked #3 of 247 restaurants in Somerville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Bar, Sandwiches
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've visited here a few times both with family and friends. Each time we've gone at around 6:30PM and had to wait 30+ minutes .. but the food and beer have been worth it each time. If it is nice weather there are benches outside that you can watch the world go by, or you can get a drink at... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went here for a belated birthday dinner for a friend. The staff was friendly, there were many vegetarian options and while the restaurant was busy we didn't wait too long and we didn't feel rushed.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My favorite restaurant in Somerville! I love everything about Highland Kitchen. I've eaten here many, many times and always had an excellent time with delicious food. I really appreciate how their menu has meals of all sizes, ranging from great little snacks to full entrees and everything in between. I high recommend the gnocchi with short rib ragu, caesar salad,... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The decor is cool and fun. The web site is cool and fun. The food is cool and fun. It's good here. Better if you're with a group as they don't seem to immediately understand the notion of the single diner. It's just not that kind of place. (They're still nonplussed, but easier about it if you go in on... More

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Farmington hills, MI
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

On our recent trip to Boston, we found this gem of a restaurant in Somerville, and ate there 2 nights. First night we started with a delicious appetizer of Buffalo Brussels sprouts followed by a steak and a po'boy sandwich, and a slice of pecan pie. We came back on Monday to try fried chicken dinners ( only offered on... More

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Boston
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My husband and I went to Highland Kitchen for brunch and were impressed with the quality of food. We went before they opened and waited in a line of about 20 people. Once they opened, we were let in and seated right away. We both ordered the Dirty Bird because it sounded too good to pass up. The buttermilk biscuit... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Highland Kitchen is my favorite restaurant in Somerville and one of the best in all of Boston! Because of this, it can get quite busy at times (no reservations unfortunately) but it is worth the wait! The food and drinks are innovative and tasty. The staff are awesome! They're super friendly, give great recommendations, while still serving you in a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

So delicious and it won't kill your wallet. There are a lot of options for vegetarians and carnivores alike at this southern style eatery. The Buffalo Brussels Sprouts and a must-have. Great spot to simply grab a beer and watch "the game" with some friends too.

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Wakefield, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Lived in the area for years and have tried to go here a number of times but the long lines of people waiting to get in for Sunday brunch always deterred me. Well, now I'm convinced it would have been well worth the wait. I had always assumed it was just a breakfast place but when someone suggested we go... More

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Boston
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Went to Highland Kitchen after work and was blown away but not only the food but the service! This is a neighborhood restaurant/pub with outstanding food for both meat eaters and vegetarians alike. Ordered the appetizers: housemade pickles, housemade potato chips with onion dip, crispy brussels sprouts and the deviled eggs. ABSOLUTELY outstanding! The brussels sprouts are an absolute must... More

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