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Summer Shack

50 Dalton St, Ste 2, Boston, MA 02115-3129
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Ranked #580 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $30 - $40
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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near London , UK
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85 reviews 85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Shrimp tasted odd..like cleaning solution and I suffered a really upset stomach for 2 days. Lobster was good but served up on a plate swimming in water. Not cheap, but felt cheap. Eat here at your own risk!

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La Mirada, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Let me start with I NEVER EVER eat fish. I am just not a fan of anything that comes from the ocean! Let me be clear I have tried lobster & shrimp at other restaurants before. HOWEVER I did have the pan seared lobster here & it was absolutely delicious! This is a pricey plate but oh so good. First... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Staying at the Sheraton and looking for something nearby, which there's a lot. I stopped by a place just up the street by 60 feet and got attitude so walked back closer to the hotel to the Shack. Friendly staff and amazing food. Kaileigh is the best!!

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great lobster, oysters, beer wrapped up in a chilled out and friendly bar type atmosphere. Tried several of the pumpkin beers even a stout. Staff friendly and well informed. Chow on.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We often go to Berklee for music concerts and this is alway our choice for dinner before. First, you can get your parking ticket from the garage next door stamped for a discount. A good selection of wine and beer with seasonal specialties like pumpkin ales in the floor. Great regular menu and specials that are good too. The bread... More

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Steuben, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've been here many times and the Rhode Island calamari never disappoints. I love the mix of hot peppers with the deep fried calamari. The Blue Fish Dish was superb. All those flavors. I couldn't get over how delicious the blue fish with pomegranate seeds on it was, and with that fantastic sauce mixed in with the greens underneath. That... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We saved the summer Shack for the last dinner out in Boston and it was well worth the wait! I had the pan roasted lobster and my partner had the wood grilled lobster, both were amazingly delicious! The steak tips that he ordered with the lobster were not the best but then it is a seafood place. The service was... More

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Raleigh, NC
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Four of us stopped in at this location and had a very good lunch. It is one of a very few street level restaurants in the area. We had excellent service from Wilson who also was helpful in answering our questions. Our orders were a salad, fried flounder and 2 of us had the fish tacos. Everyone was pleased with... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This restaurant was suggested by the concierge at our hotel. I found the food to be okay. Nothing spectacular. I had the lobster potstickers. A bit chewy and the lobster was masked by the large amounts of soy sauce. My entree was the crab cakes dinner. I have had better. Very salty. Our food was so late that the manager... More

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Everything from drinks to the lobster pot stickers were amazing. If you get the chance try the crab salad club and their soups for lunch really great seafood and will keep u coming back for more. Great atmosphere, we wish we had been able to visit a second time for dinner. xoxo next time H

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