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Highland Kitchen

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American, Eclectic, Bar, Sandwiches
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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
Breakfast/Brunch
Late Night

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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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
Most recent review
Adventurous dishes, Great service

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Rachel K
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Somerville, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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122 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

yum..i love this place, right down my street. always attracts a good trendy crowd, foods great but a little pricey. dont go to karaoke night if u want to have a conversation w your group.

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Just off the plane for Xmas in Boston. It was snowing and we were taken directly from Logan to Highland Kitchen. All five dishes were great. Xtra Kudos for the Huevos Rancheros. Fantastic atmosphere, friendly personable folks. Great all the way around. Quintessential Boston!! Highly Recommend and would easily return.

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We've been here a few times for dinner. It's very crowded and full of eccentric, but younger crowd. The service is very good, and both the food and drink menu is interesting. If you're looking for a moderately priced, high quality and interesting dinner at a trendy restaurant, then this is your spot. I will definitely be back.

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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
13 helpful votes 13 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Top Contributor
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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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, Eclectic, Bar, Sandwiches

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?