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Summer Shack Cambridge

149 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA 02140

Summer Shack Cambridge restaurant information
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Inspired by the New England's coastal shacks, Jasper White's Summer Shack has been referred to as "a clam shack on steroids". The bustling, spacious restaurant, with locations in Cambridge, Back Bay, Hingham, Dedham and at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, is a casual, roll-up-your-sleeves kind of place. The menu is laden with New England-sourced seafood with plenty of live lobsters, crab, raw bar, fried and grilled seafood, as well as family favorites like hot dogs, steak, fried chicken and other fun, delicious foods.

The bright, whimsical décor is funky and the music lively, but the food is serious - chef-owner and prolific cookbook writer Jasper White, a pioneer in Boston's once lackluster fine dining scene, hasn't relaxed his standards in the more relaxed environs at the Summer Shack. Exceptionally fresh seafood, procured by the restaurant's own licensed wholesale seafood company, is prepared simply and creatively. Service is friendly with a great selection of beers, wines and liquor.

News and Events at Summer Shack Cambridge restaurant

A Taste of Ginger 2015
Head to the Museum of Fine Arts on Monday, March 23rd for A Taste of Ginger, a diabetes research fundraiser ...

An Irish Feast at Summer Shack
Nothing says St. Pat’s like a hearty boiled dinner and lads and lassies of Boston have a reason to ...

Touchdowns & Tasty Seafood
Forgo the nachos and root for the Pats with ½ price raw bar at the Summer Shack on Sunday, January 18th.


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