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“Some hits, some misses”
Review of Out Of The Blue

Out Of The Blue
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Ranked #21 of 321 Restaurants in Somerville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $27
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Grove Street
Transit: Davis Square red line stop
Reviewed April 30, 2012

We recently had dinner at Out of the Blue, and the opinion of the diners varied with the items ordered. The ciopinno and the fried oysters were both excellent. On the other hand, the lobster and shrimp in the lobster fra diablo were both somewhat overcooked and the sauce was uninspired. The much heralded cannoli was a disappointment. The atmosphere was very laid back and the service was excellent.

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Thank wedgewood1
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Reviewed February 9, 2012

I went here with a group of four on a busy Friday evening. We were seated immediately and, having ordered a dozen oysters and a bottle of Sancerre when seated, we were served within 5 minutes. VERY impressive. We then ordered mains.
My swordfish steak was cooked to perfection; moist yet flaky.
Mostly I was impressed by the server, a very patient and extremely pleasant middle aged lady who dealt with demanding customers with a polite, cool efficiency and a pleasing self-confidence despite handling many tables. A legend!
Great value too.

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Thank FreshEire A
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Reviewed January 24, 2012

We have been to this restaurant several times in the last year. The last visit was in mid January. What is impressive is the consistent excellence. Every visit the food, the service and the ambiance was excellent. The price range for a entree is about $15-25. Even the few dishes that are not seafood are well conceived and executed. Be sure to try the Mantinia white wine from Greece; it is without doubt one the great white wines of the world. The Salmon rolled in sesame seeds and pan fried in mustard sauce with onion, sweet peppers and mushroom was ambrosial. I admit to a serious craving for Salmon but also try the Monkfish with Mahi Mahi and if you don't like fish there is a very good Chicken Marsalla. Every meal that myself and my friends have had there was very good. In Davis Square Somerville a short walk from the Davis Square T stop.
Out of the Blue may be the best seafood restaurant in the area and certainly fine enough I don't care to explore the others. Why would anyone bother to go to Legal Seafood anymore?
I think that reservations can be made but I have never seen the restaurant full. There is enough space between tables that you do not fell crowded and noise has never been a problem there. The seats are comfortable and the tableware is good quality.

The restaurant is open Tuesday through Sunday 4-10pm and lunch Wed.-Friday. closed Monday.

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Thank james K
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Reviewed December 30, 2010

Ordered the House Salad and the Seafood Risotto, food and service was absolutely lovely. Highly recommended.

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1  Thank bcctrxlstrng
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Reviewed October 30, 2010

Been there many times the food is always good. There fried clams are the best. Service is always great . Still my favorite restaurant in Somerville.

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Thank mdkd101
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