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House of Tibet Kitchen

$$ - $$$
Asian, Tibetan
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235 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2402
+1 617-629-7567
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12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Tried this when there was a wait at the Turkish restaurant. The food was tasty - a fun and novel experience. Good food. Not elegant, but quiet and nice ambiance.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I'd never Tibetan food before and wasn't sure of what to expect. What I found was an excellent meal that was very flavorful. I had the chicken momo (steamed), vegetable soup (this was particularly good), and the beef shamdeh. I don't like spicy food and because they make all the food to order, it was perfect. For anyone that is... More 

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Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

We have been here a number of times and always found the food and service to be very good. This night we were the only people in this small restaurant, although a number of people came in for take-out service. When you sit down, you are given a cup of lentil soup; very good for a cold and rainy night.... More 

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Somerville, MA
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2013

Small quiet Tibetan resaurant in Teele Square, Somerville, 10-12 tables. I am hesitant to review this restaurant for all to read, because HTK is my and my husband's secret oasis of calm where we escape on a regular basis. I do want readers to understand that this restaurant is not hipster-spa-calm. It's Tibetan Buddhist practitioner calm. Food is good and... More 

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philadelphia area
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2012

the food was plentiful and very very tasty. the vegetables were fresh and crisp, not overcooked. Steam bread was an interesting side, bland by itself, but delicious with the sauces and meats/vegetables. 4 in our party were meat eaters, and 2 were vegetarians. enough choices to satisfy everyone. Prices more than reasonable, in fact, down right cheap. Nice atmosphere, lots... More 

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Thessaloníki, Thessaloniki, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

From the very moment you step into the HTK you begin to calm-down and relax. Is it the calm surroundings, the unpretentious atmosphere, the relaxing music in the background? I don't know. Maybe its the expectation that you will be treated with tasty and healthy Tibetan food that wont upset your stomach (or empty your wallet). If you're after overpriced... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2011

House of Tibet Kitchen is nestled into Teele Square in Somerville. Having spent time in parts of Nepal and Sikkim, India, I had a vague familiarity with Tibetan cuisine. The space is small and cozy. The food is good comfort food, like nice soups, that I highly recommend as the winter draws increasingly near (but will probably not enjoy as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2008

cool place...nice service...very laid back. Plus I loved the rice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2008

Delicious food, good service, and the menu can satisfy anyone from omnivore to vegan.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Asian, Tibetan
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Holland St, Somerville, MA 02144-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-629-7567

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?