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Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
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Ranked #4 of 251 Restaurants in Somerville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, Bar, Sandwiches
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Somerville, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Went in with my friend on a Wednesday night. She didn't tell me before we got thru the door that they're always busy, I'm fine with it. But it was a bit loud, but I guess that naturally comes with the crowd. The place isn't too big either so I can see why there's a wait...I think to myself 'I... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My friend and I went out together and we thought it was a perfect choice for many reasons! Good atmosphere, friendly service, and most importantly.. GOOD FOOD! We ordered fried sweet plantains, black bean burger with salad, and blackened catfish po'boy with fries. Everything was so delicious. There are different selections that you can choose and enjoy! I ordered a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The food here is fabulous, but I like to be able to eat without having to shout at the person sitting right next to me. The tables here are really close to each other too, so you really cannot hear a thing. If all you want to do is eat great food and hear really loud music and noise blasting... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We live around the corner, but people drive for miles to Highland Kitchen, high quality food with a Louisiana twist. During peak times the lines are long - a number of friends have been turned away several times. Try it earlier, with the hipsters with a toddler crowd; or a later dinner at the bar. Good food, nice people, great... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I love Highland Kitchen and it's my go-to place when I have friends or family visiting and I want to walk down the street and get a fabulous meal. The food is always good. The menu has some favorites including the spicy goat stew and FRIED CHICKEN and TIKI MONDAYS. Ugh, so good. Comfort food at its best. The waitstaff... More 

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Hanover, New Hampshire
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful, medium sized space with elegant and charming interior. The food was scrumptious. I had the goat stew - a must! Tender and flavorful, so satisfying. Great raw oysters. And finally, great craft beer selection. Totally enjoyed dinner with friends, and our server was on point too. Want to return!

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Syracuse, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This was a local bar/restaurant and had a fantastic menu and a nice selection of local beer. The menu is creative--we tried two appetizers, Buffalo fried brussel sprouts and handmade gnocci w/short rib ragout and both were excellent ample enough to share among four of us. Main courses were smoked bluefish cakes, a hamburger, seafood gumbo and a special that... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I ate at the Highland Kitchen for the first time last night, as it's around the corner from my brother's house. I enjoyed a good meal (authentic Southern Fried Chicken with biscuits, mash and collard greens) and a tasty appetiser. We took half of it home as I couldn't possibly have scoffed it all. No, it wasn't a fancy meal... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The only negative is that the restaurant does not take reservations and the bar is super crowded. Be ready to wait around for a table on weekends. The goat stew was spicy and delicious. For those who cannot eat spicy, avoid this because it IS spicy. The beers are great and cheap! Great atmosphere.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I am from here and I have eaten everywhere. If you are smart you will take my word for this. I have eaten the whole menu and my biggest problem is choosing what to order when I eat here. The beef short rib gnocchi is maybe best thing on menu. The super spicy beef chilli is also just about perfect.... More 

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Additional Information about Highland Kitchen

Address: 150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
Phone Number: 617-625-1131
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Eclectic, Bar, Sandwiches

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