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Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
+1 617-625-1131
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“goat stew” (21 reviews)
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating to our large party. I had the Bolognese with truffle oil that hit the spot. Bread was hot and fresh, great selection of beers. I'm sure all the non-carbs were great too.

Thank DTBG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait for a table was a little long but that’s expected in a Friday night.food was great and the service was good.

Thank Sevy P
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I ate at this restaurant earlier today and have to say was one of the best dining experiences ever! Food and staff are absolutely amazing! Will def be back!!

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 9 March 2018

The SO asked me out on a date to this quirky, packed, and delicious restaurant. The service was great with a friendly staff that communicated well. The bar was also great, and did an excellent job of serving people as they waited. The food ranged...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Partner's co-worker recommended this place so we drove the 35 miles from the North Shore, drove around the crowded "resident parking only" side streets until we found a parking spot around the corner and then went in for the long wait for a table but...More

Thank joecd
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Highland does as Highland does. It's just great - the food is delicious, portions are very good for the price, and there's nothing extraneous - and that's good. The food stands alone. You won't be surprised by what's on the menu but you'll be surprised...More

Thank gorgbot
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Our party was 6 adults. We had the salmon special (2), the pappardelle, the 1/2 chicken, the squash pancakes and the pulled pork sandwich. Everyone was happy with their meal. The portions are good, and the drinks are not stingy. The atmosphere and the vibe...More

Thank IIbeach1
Reviewed 20 September 2017

I've bern coming here since before it was awash in a sea of hipster horn rimmed glasses and ironic tees. It is awesome. Chill atmosphere and a solid chef. The daily specials Usually feature a creative riff on a sea and a land entree. I...More

Thank lizzietishlizard
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Went on a Sunday right at 5, which was good because by 5:30 the place was packed. Could have been the rain or the long weekend, but in an instant it was full with all ages. Had a mix of Southern food and traditional pub...More

Thank WeloveNOLA
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I'm reluctant to write this review since I love Highland, they don't take reservations and I don't want to encourage even more people to go. But. Let's start with the bar. Lots of choice, very knowledgeable bartenders and decent prices means you'll be well looked...More

Thank Darrell M
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Nancy K
27 August 2016|
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Response from Karin N | Reviewed this property |
Not sure; check out their menu on line.
18 February 2016|
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Response from KIKIg28 | Reviewed this property |
Highland Kitchen does *not* take reservations AND they will only seat you when *every* member of your party is present. GOOD LUCK!
Harry C
20 July 2015|
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Response from Rachel K | Reviewed this property |
They have Sunday Brunch 11-2:30. The menu is at their website. I have had the brunch many times and it is extraordinary. It's well known and very busy so get there early if you can.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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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