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Summer Shack

50 Dalton St, Ste 2, Boston, MA 02115-3129
617-867-9955
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Ranked #522 of 2,823 Restaurants in Boston
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Don't know what is going on a Summer Shack or if this was a fluke since I've heard pretty good things... but our last visit to summer shack was train wreck. Servers could not figure out who was serving us so we sat for close to 10 min before server even greeted us. My food was over seasoned, my friend's... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

And they give you 5 off the parking garage right next door!! Affordable and hit the spot. We were able to have dinner and a coffee with ample time to get to the show.

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Lakewood, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

really good food, great atmosphere, large protions, nice bar area, walking distance from the Hilton Boston Back Bay

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Expect nothing but lobster and you will love this place.. Great lobster served with melted butter and corn.. Nice selection of oysters...

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was once told to ask for a female lobster as it is sweeter and they accommodated me on this. It was wonderful. Quiet restaurant midweek which we appreciated. Good service, nice staff, good food. Prices were a bit high, but lobster is expensive anywhere.

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Wethersfield, CT
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very accommodating to a group of 8, and we didn't all arrive at the same time. Nice selection of good wines by the glass, had the seafood you would expect, and some nice dishes that were not found everywhere. One was a cross between a bouillabase and a paella that was excellent, can't remember what they called it, though....

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Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a wonderful meal at the bar. The oysters are fresh as could be with a wide variety. I had the seafood bouillabaisse and it was awesome. It includes half a lobster tail and claw so if you want a taste of lobster without the bigger price tag it's the way to go. The broth was so tasty and the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

With a group of 10 people, it's hard to find a place that everyone will enjoy! We lucked out with Summer Shack! Located right by our hotel, our concierge snagged us a great reservation and we had awesome service. The food was a great spread of Boston specialties and the lobster was phenomenal!

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I was staying in the Boston Sheraton for one night only on route back to the UK and needed to experience some local seafood as one of the must do things if you only have 24 hours in town. The hotel concierge recommeded Jasper Whites Summer Shack just across the street from the hotel. I was dining alone but I... More

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near London , UK
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

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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Additional Information about Summer Shack

Address: 50 Dalton St, Ste 2, Boston, MA 02115-3129
Phone Number: 617-867-9955
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Seafood

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