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Summer Shack

50 Dalton St, Ste 2, Boston, MA 02115-3129
617-867-9955
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Ranked #652 of 2,818 restaurants in Boston
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Price range: $30 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Boylston St
Transit: Hynes Convention Center on the Green Line/Prudential Center on the Green Line.
Description: Very good food for a quick lunch
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Mississauga
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Service was slow and inattentive even though it wasn't busy. Lobster roll was a big disappointment. Calamari was ok. Shrimp were the best. Pricey and not much to get excited about. Wouldn't go back given the amount of great choices in the neighbourhood.

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Kansas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is very close to the Hilton back bay where we stayed and they have happy hour food for 5$. all and all it was good no complaints!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Highly recommended by the hotel, but I was not that impressed. Very simple menu - brought end of the batch cornbread that was not very tasty, two lobsters and an ear of corn and dessert - over $50 with tip.

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Try the Chatham and SouthBay oysters. Can't go wrong. Ambience is good and you can sit at bar or table. Also, there is a parking lot adjacent to restaurant with a discount after 4pm. Fenway is a 10 minute walk.

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AZ
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311 reviews 311 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place was recommended as a good, cheap fish place where we could also watch a baseball game. It wasn't that good, it wasn't that cheap, and the service was downright poor. I didn't get a side that I ordered. I had to ask twice for tartar sauce. Dessert didn't come for 20 minutes, and when we asked the waiter... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place was so tasty and so much fun that we went back for our last night in Boston. They handled our large group well, serving us really good food very efficiently. Highly recommended for a casual meal.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had a variety of seafood and beef items from the menu the first night and all was good. Also the mussels appetizer was good. However returned a day later w family because the lobster we saw previously looked so good and that is what we all wanted. We ordered three different Lobster entries between us so we got to sample... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

With well over 15 in our party, they took us in, and kept the drinks full, appetizers warm, and the lobsters were delicious. Great "joint" in a busy part of town.

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Chicago
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

A good restaurant more reasonable in cost than many in the area. The swordfish kabobs were very good.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Went here for lunch during a conference, and really liked it. It was just a few minutes before noon and the place was relatively empty at that time. Sat at the bar - it did take several minutes to be acknowledged but all else was managed very quickly, I ordered the lobster potstickers and a side of Boston baked beans,... More

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