Summer Shack Cambridge
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Father’s Day dinner
Fresh, flavorful, delicious seafood in fun casual setting. Salmon and bluefish were outstanding. And get the cornbread (it comes with maple butter...delish!
Steak was over cooked. Rare came out medium well. As did the medium! Oysters were great!
Delicious food and very friendly service!
Actually we had lobster of which they had quite a big selection.We would definitely go there again!
Parents in town!
Summer Shack is a go-to for us for special events. Also great for after work drinks and apps.
The food and the Ken show was great!!
This place is amazing, food is fantastic and also you have awesome servers, I had amazing dinner!We will be back soon. If you never been here before,don't think twice, come in!
Unfortunately the night we went a couple of things on the menu that we wanted were not available. The service was extremely friendly but very slow. Overall the food is very good the crabcakes are an excellent choice. The ambience is really fun.
Summer Shack Cambridge is a convenient stop for any visit to the greater Boston area- free parking or right near to Red line Alewife stop! Plenty of seating in dining room or at the bar. Our fish and chips order was filled with crispy, moist, battered white fish, tasty fries and delicios cole slaw. Attentive, friendly service. Can't wait to return!
By far the worst experience I've ever had at Summer Shack. Tried to order soft shell crabs but they couldn't prepare them without garlic. My scallops & shrimp dinner consisted of underwhelming shrimp and unevenly cooked scallops. Ordered Jasmine rice and was served brown rice. Server admitted they were understaffed and it showed. Had to ask for things multiple times. Management comped my wine which was a nice gesture.
Do not like the smaller menu, miss the fried oysters and other food thatj was taken off menu. Do not think we will return- not worth it if you do not have a good menu as before
All excellent. The food is so soooo delicious and fresh.
Our waiter Ben was amazing
Nice menu and great seafood collection.
Good time. Wait staff a little slow at times. Great food and sea food options.
Waiter was very helpful re: my need to dine gluten free.
Everything was delicious and the service was friendly and efficient
Service was horrible the food took for ever we were there for three hours and when the food came it was all cold and it is incredibly overpriced
Wonderful friendly service. Great lobster rolls and oysters. Perfect Mother's Day dinner to treat Mom !!!!
Excellent! Always a great option for any occasion!
Best friend scallops ever! Done to perfection, which ain't easy with scallops.
Mother's Day was great! My daughter's steamed lobster was awesome! My son's lobster Mac and Cheese was to die for, my shrimp and scallop kabob was delicious and most importantly, my wife's Swordfish was delish and made her a very happy Mom.
Went for a Mother’s Day dinner with four generations. Oldest mom, 96 was not clear about how she wanted her meal cooked. She sent it back twice. The manager and the waiter were very gracious and tried their absolute best to accommodate her wishes. Mom was finally satisfied. We’ve been here many times and the service has always been absolutely wonderful. Thank you to the entire staff for their incredible patience, flexibility, and good humor. And thank you for letting the 5 year old pet the lobster. He was satisfied and loved the place.
The improvements in the interior go a long way to making a visit to Summer Shack even more enjoyable.
It was a nice seafood restaurant to go. Food was good.
Everytime I go I get great service and food! Every friend I’ve brought here has loved it. Better for casual meetups
The food was good. But it is pricey. The drinks are not worth the Boston bar price of $12-13 for a overly sweet cocktail.
Noisy but not energetic fun noisy.
The food at Jacob White's Summer Shack is delicious. However, I wish they had more gluten-free food options, including desserts. Our server, Ken, was very helpful, friendly and funny. He made sure that my dish was gluten-free and put the falafel it came with, in a small container so my husband could enjoy it.
I would recommend this restaurant to my friends.
Attentive service, delicious food, in a comfortable setting. The lobster potstickers and slaw were fantastic, and several people at our table enjoyed the oysters. Two of us had salads with crab added, the crabmeat was generous and flavorful, and the crab cake was also good. The shrimp and scallops were a hit, and the teenagers devoured their wings and a burger. We topped it off with the best key lime pie. Summer Shack is always superb.
We've driven by here so many times and am glad we finally decided to eat here. I love that the menu is unique everyday and the fish was great. We arrived around 7pm on a Friday night and they were already out of the catch of the day (BlueFish) but other than that everyone loved their meals and the sides were great too (they allow you to substitute sides which was really nice). The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We will be back!
fun restaurant with good food and a good service. We would go any time for a casual evening and good lobster.
I brought a group of Senior Citizens to have dinner at Summer Shack in Cambridge in late April. The Group ranged in age from 65 to 100 years old. The staff was helpful in getting in to the restaurant, the food was wonderful and our waiter, Ken was outstanding. This is the best service and attention that we have gotten as a group, but Ken's service was the best that I have ever had at any restaurant. We will be back and hopefully when Ken is working.
We enjoyed our time at Summer Shack very much. Our server, Kiana, was terrific: efficient, kind, understanding and professional. The food overall was very good with one exception we all found disappointing. The fried calamari plate. The menu mentioned that it would come with peppers, which was good. What it didn't mention was that also included french fries!. Lots of them. We didn't want french fries, not even a few, but there were many more french fries than there were fried calamari. Terrible idea. Terrible. And to spring it on us like that. The menu said nothing about filling the plate with them instead of the calamari we thought we were paying for. The platter size is not cheap!
We had lost power and did not Evan get our food when we had to leave.
The lobster Mac N cheese was watered down and the bread crumbs on top were burnt , which caused the food taste different because it was burnt on top. However the fish and chip was standard but the service was really good.
We are regulars at Summer Shack! We love the casual atmosphere, great drinks, and fresh seafood. I had the pan roasted Haddock -delish!
We celebrated by husband's 50th birthday with friends. We were 10 people at a table.
The food was great and the service was great.
We all had a nice time and enjoyed our dinner.
We love the laid back atmosphere.
Lobsters have gotten $$$$
Great food as usual David is a wonderful waiter - engaging, knowledgeable about menu, and attentive. Lobster was perfectly cooked.