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Jimmy's Steer House

1111 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4314
781-646-4450
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Ranked #6 of 88 Restaurants in Arlington
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Most recent review
- Aug 18, 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We ordered steak tips and stuffed shrimp. The waitress was pleasant and brought bread and butter while we were waiting. Most of the crowd was over 60, and it was obvious that many of them had been coming to Jimmy's for years. Our food was well-cooked and arrived fairly quickly. The menu is not very creative or updated, but Jimmy's... More

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Florence, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went to Jimmy's with family a couple of weeks ago and found a pleasant place with good food. The seafood and steak offerings are good tasting, reasonably priced, and nicely presented. We found the service a little slow, especially in light of the time of day, but the server was very nice and attentive. Definitely worth a stop.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been eating at Jimmy's for more than 20 years. They never fail to deliver great food AND at reasonable prices. Lunch is a great value: you get dinner sized portions of the entree but the salad is extra. The Italian dishes are wonderful, and so are their seafood dishes. Obviously, the steaks are great, but not at usual... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Been going there for years. Although it is a Steer restaurant we usually go for the seafood, broiled schrod, scallops, stuffed shrimp, or the shrimp and schrod combo. Prices are reasonable. Most of the meals are around $10.

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Boston
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291 reviews 291 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I had a Strip Steak, baked potato and salad. The steak was perfectly cooked at medium rare. My wife's steak tips were also perfectly cooked and delicious. Our friends also enjoyed their meals. Service was very good. Atmosphere... nothing pretentious. Just a nice place. My dinner was $20. A few weeks ago I had the same size steak, and shared... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I've avoided Jimmy's because of one bad meal I had a few years ago. My wife convinced me to try it again and I'm glad she did. I got the angus meatloaf - fabulous comfort food - and my wife got the steak tip and scallop combo. Unlike a recent incident at Fresh Pond Seafood, the scallops were cooked to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Jimmy's is definitely a early-bird special kind of place - you'll find lots of older patrons no matter the time you go. But this place is consistently delish! Prices are reasonable, portion size is good, service is always friendly, food is always good. You'll find classic american type offerings - steak, chicken and seafood - but make sure you get... More

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Arlington, Mass
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28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I have gone to Jimmy's for over 30 years it is a real "Townie" restaurant . It used to be great with decent prices and generous portions . Along with wonderful attentive services . Over the last couple of years , the food & service has declined and the prices have increased . I recently went with an elderly friend... More

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winchendon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We were a party of 4, dining on a Sunday afternoon. We have eaten at this location many times, never had a bad meal here. We DID have bad server once here, though. It's a nice atmosphere, something on the menu for everyone. We had prime rib, Surf + Turf, baked haddock + chicken teriyaki. All the meals were good,... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I have never had a bad meal here and I have eaten here on numerous occasions. Service is always excellent. Plenty of parking.

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