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Scutra

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European, Belgian
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92 Summer St, Arlington, MA 02474-2931 (Mill St.)
17813161816
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Elegant food, great after dinner coffee. My only complaint is that the restaurant is a little noisy for my taste since they put in the bar. Still, a lovely restaurant where I would take guests without hesitation.

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Thank Susanne B
S. Natick, MA
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

I like to see neighborhood restaurants flourish, especially if they are working hard in the right ways. So I am sorry I cannot be more enthusiastic in this review. However, based on our experience last night, Scutra has improved much since we were there over ten years ago. The ambiance of the restaurant is quite lovely - not quiet cozy,... More 

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Thank Callisto S
Boston
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

The entrees were nice but if it wants to be considered a good european restaurant then it needs to up it's game when it comes to deserts. We were a party of three and we all ordered different deserts and we were all disappointed. No desire to go back there.

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Thank Irish9999
Arlington, MA
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105 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

We returned to Scutra after some time, and this was our best experience yet. They now offer a special appetizer and entree combination, with several choices for each course, and the variety and quality are both exceptional. The only reason I considered not giving it five stars is that there was no soup option on a very cold night when... More 

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Boston
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Joined two college friends for a delicious meal in Arlington. Don't let the unassuming exterior fool you; this restaurant is well worth a trip (or two or three). We each loved our appetizers (a delicious ravioli and a creative eel dish) and the main meals were also outstanding (best duck I've eaten in my life). Louie Paparella, the manager, was... More 

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Thank funin61
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The specials were perfect Friday. We had the spring rolls on cucumber salad. Light and tasty. I had the parmesan encrusted rack of lamb, and sent back a pile of bones. My wife had the stuffed veal scallopine which was incredible. The one imperfection was dessert. The apple crumble was underwhelming. We are regulars, and they deliver a superb cuisine... More 

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Thank John D
Arlington, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We love Scutra. The chef and staff are really great. Chef D is always updating the menu and offering different specials and tries to offer affordable specials on weekdays when the restaurant is not as busy. The bar is great also.

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Thank Elaine-12350
Arlington, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It's top. too good. The chef is imaginative. extremely talented, and constantly inventive. His lobster pot pie is to dream for - a whole crust, bottom and top, and besides the hunks of lobster, a broth infused with lobster flavor. The service is attentive and comfortable; not overbearing, just near when you need them. And knowledgeable too - knowing clearly... More 

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Thank doncant
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I keep going back time and again to dine at Scutra, for both special occasions (birthday, New Year's Eve) and just a regular night out. Didier's food is always creative and fresh, and the menu is different each time we go. Food is very reasonably priced (mains under $20) and you can also graze the apps to make a main... More 

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Thank mytrips1817
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My wife and I are continually exploring local restaurants and this visit was part of our explorations. Being lovers of French cuisine and having been disappointed by some other French restaurants that we tried, we were hesitant but could not help taking the risk, as we are risk-takers in this category. This time we were not disappointed. I ordered the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
European, Belgian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Summer St, Arlington, MA 02474-2931
    (Mill St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: 17813161816
Description
Welcome to Scutra. We feature European Bistro style cuisine with a local flare. We have a full bar. We have plenty of parking in our two lots and look forward to seeing you soon. Bon Apetit

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