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Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
+1 617-625-1131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“goat stew” (25 reviews)
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
150 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143-1619
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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

5* if not for the noise and the small bar. The food was really good as we're the drinks. They should buy out the convenience store and expand.

Thank jmoeling
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were a foursome including one gluten free person in our party on a Monday night. The restaurant was packed by 7:30. Our bartender was warm and accommodating filling our glasses with fresh draft beers even with a full bar full of people, which left...More

Thank mcobrien
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Love the Bluefish cakes and pretty much every dish I've eaten there over the years. Gourmet food but a bar ish atmosphere . Hipster. Fun loud.

Thank Pheodes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Oh, this place! The food is so tasty and wholesome. Staff is really nice and always sociable. Wish going out were more in my budget; I'd go here almost every night!

Thank ctomsa1
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Every Monday night - Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Tiki Drinks - that about sums up this place. Inventive drinks (most in the $10-$15 range) and good, if a little uneven food. The fried chicken is great and the kitchen cranks it out fast and piping...More

Thank P B
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We walked in on a weeknight, and the place was hopping. The crowd was a lively, eclectic mix of folks - all ages and personalities were on display. We gave our name to the hostess and ambled up to the bar. Before we had a...More

Thank MuddyGurl
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Ate here for brunch last April and have been numerous times for dinner. Great southern style food. Great atmosphere too. Prices reasonable too. Get here early as brunch lines get long after 10am. Worth a try in Somerville among the many places.

Thank Josh79b
Reviewed 5 June 2016

My son took us to this restaurant. The Highland Kitchen, don't forget the name. Upbeat millennials, lots of young families, busy bar, packed to capacity, not an empty table. Got seated pretty quickly. Food is the best! I ordered the Goat Curry with Fried Plantains,...More

Thank donjuvi
Reviewed 26 May 2016

One of my favorite, favorite places to eat...or drink! Try their pan roasted half chicken and a Whiskey Smash!

Thank Akira G
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

A packed and vibrant house even on a Tuesday night, yet we were happy to wait for our table with a pint at the Highland Kitchen bar. The stated wait time of 45 minutes ended up being about 10, and the two of us took...More

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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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