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Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave. (Central St.) Send to Phone
617-625-1131 | Menu
A true gastropub offering American fare as well as cocktails in an unpretentious setting.

Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late Tues.-Sun.

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Highland Kitchen Restaurant Review

: Highland Kitchen has turned a generic, unassuming neighborhood bar space in the residential Spring Hill section of Somerville into a budget-minded gourmand's dining destination. Chef Mark Romano plates an eclectic mix of casual American bar food, regional New England specialties, and enormous sandwiches for a youthful crowd of hipsters and area folks. Try the ricotta and mozzarella fritters or smoked bluefish cakes before moving on to a Cuban Reuben or a black bean veggie burger. One may also encounter spicy coconut curried goat stew, braised rabbit fettuccine and fish ā€˜nā€™ chips. Bar snacks, including chili cheese fries and chicken liver toast, round out a reasonably priced menu. Save room for the bourbon pecan pie topped with vanilla ice cream. Sunday brunch means down-home specialties like a pulled pork sandwich. Highland Kitchen offers a well-crafted cocktail list that leans toward vintage concoctions, like Tom Collins and Singapore Sling. There's also a row of artisanal brews on tap that will please even the pickiest beer connoisseur. Friendly service and a jukebox full of American tracks complement the noisy atmosphere.


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