Characterized by bright colors, bold flavors, and a diverse palate, Hunan cuisine is one of the eight famous culinary traditions of China.

Located in the bustling and tech-driven Kendall Square, Sumiao Hunan Kitchen is a contemporary Chinese restaurant & bar introducing authentic Hunan Cuisine. “Sumiao,” Chinese for “sketch,” stays true to its namesake by creatively melding tradition with modernity to bring forth an unmatched dining and social experience that is complemented by a stunning design draped in sentimental works of art. Sumiao Hunan Kitchen serves lunch, dinner, small plates as well as the seasonal weekend authentic specials for the most adventurous appetites. Our menu also features a wide selection of Asian-inspired spirits, cocktails and wine.

A Festive Tasty Tuesday

December 25, 2018

The best afternoon tea in Boston

November 15, 2018

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen Teams Up with Joslin’s AADI for Diabetes Awareness Month

November 6, 2018

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos spotted having dinner in Kendall Square

October 28, 2018

The 11 best Chinese eateries in Boston to try right now

October 13, 2018

Perptual Motion | Sumiao’s top-selling baijiu cocktail in Boston

August 13, 2018

Dinner at Sumiao Hunan

August 3, 2018

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

June 18, 2018

Ask the Editor: Where Can I Drink Hip Mocktails?

June 6, 2018

Phantom Gourmet: Sumiao Hunan Kitchen In Cambridge

June 5, 2018

5 of Boston’s Most Innovative Seafood Restaurants

May 21, 2018

Seven Secret Bar Menus to Inspire Your Next Restaurant Promotion

April 19, 2018


March 26, 2018

20 Places to Find Tiki Drinks in Boston

March 22, 2018

16 restaurants where you can find Boston’s best meatballs

February 16, 2018

What to Eat (and Drink) This Weekend

February 16, 2018

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen’s menu celebrates owners’ long romance

February 14, 2018

Getting Salty with Sumiao Chen

February 5, 2018

6 Funky Foods to Try in 2018

January 31, 2018

8 Killer Wings to Try Around Boston

January 30, 2018

Saketinis Take Centerstage at Sumiao Hunan Kitchen in January

January 1, 2018

Top New Restaurants in Boston 2017: The List

October 31, 2017

Seasonal Sensations at Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

October 26, 2017

Boston’s 10 Best Restaurant Openings of 2017

October 26, 2017

Eat This Now: 15 New Fall Dishes and Drinks to Try in Boston

October 19, 2017

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen to Celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

September 29, 2017

Fire Flower – Sumiao builds a pathway to Hunanese cuisine for the uninitiated

September 27, 2017

6 Must-Try Chinese Restaurants in Boston

August 22, 2017

Local Gem: Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

August 22, 2017

Can you take the heat? Get into this Kitchen.

August 14, 2017

10 New Venues in Boston for Fall Meetings and Events

August 9, 2017

Celebrates World Baijiu Day | Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

August 9, 2017

VIPs mingle at and dance at Cambridge’s new Sumiao Hunan Kitchen

July 28, 2017

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen: An Impressive Beginning.

July 28, 2017

Treats & Feast: Sumiao Hunan Kitchen Opening in Kendall Square on July 28, 2017

July 27, 2017

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen Grand Opening Party

July 27, 2017

9 Things You Must Do In Boston This Weekend.

July 27, 2017

Sumiao Hunan – Opening this Week!

July 23, 2017

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen Brings Spicy, Hard-to-Find Hunan Cuisine to Cambridge.

July 21, 2017

Boston’s first Hunanese restaurant opening in Cambridge.

July 20, 2017

A Chinese-born research scientist’s new eatery mines the flavors of her youth.

June 30, 2017

Sumiao Hunan Kitchen Inches Toward Opening in Kendall Square.

June 29, 2017

Impress Your Guests

At Sumiao Hunan Kitchen, we want our guests to feel special. That’s why our staff takes so much pride in offering a variety of private event spaces for parties, meetings, and gatherings of any size. Click below to start planning your next event with us.

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