Summer Shack

★★★★★
  • 149 Alewife Brook Pkwy

    Cambridge, MA 02140

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  • 617-520-9500

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Good food, good ambiance and good wait staff. What more can I say!

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Good food, good ambiance and good wait staff. What more can I say!

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Our server, Mike, was very knowledgeable about everything on the menu items and he was very helpful with recommendations. He was prompt, friendly, and served with a smile.

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Our server, Mike, was very knowledgeable about everything on the menu items and he was very helpful with recommendations. He was prompt, friendly, and served with a smile.

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Our server, Mike, was very knowledgeable about everything on the menu items and he was very helpful with recommendations. He was prompt, friendly, and served with a smile.\r

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Our server, Mike, was very knowledgeable about everything on the menu items and he was very helpful with recommendations. He was prompt, friendly, and served with a smile.\r

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Yay! The ladies room re-do is much appreciated! I am looking forward to seeing the new bar. More small bites on the menu would be great, and Joe is right to add some seafood pasta or risotto dishes. That would be excellent!

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Yay! The ladies room re-do is much appreciated! I am looking forward to seeing the new bar. More small bites on the menu would be great, and Joe is right to add some seafood pasta or risotto dishes. That would be excellent!

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Yay! The ladies room re-do is much appreciated! I am looking forward to seeing the new bar. More small bites on the menu would be great, and Joe is right to add some seafood pasta or risotto dishes. That would be excellent!

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Yay! The ladies room re-do is much appreciated! I am looking forward to seeing the new bar. More small bites on the menu would be great, and Joe is right to add some seafood pasta or risotto dishes. That would be excellent!

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The food and the service in the Summer Shack are always fantastic and Cindy always makes great drinks! The staff always makes me feel like Im part of the Shack family.

5
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The food and the service in the Summer Shack are always fantastic and Cindy always makes great drinks! The staff always makes me feel like Im part of the Shack family.

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The food and the service in the Summer Shack are always fantastic and Cindy always makes great drinks! The staff always makes me feel like Im part of the Shack family.\r

3
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The food and the service in the Summer Shack are always fantastic and Cindy always makes great drinks! The staff always makes me feel like Im part of the Shack family.\r

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Dont start serving pasta; you might double your business. Summer Shacks seafood is amazing. I love their menu choices. I cannot wait to come back.

5
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Dont start serving pasta; you might double your business. Summer Shacks seafood is amazing. I love their menu choices. I cannot wait to come back.

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Dont start serving pasta; you might double your business. Summer Shacks seafood is amazing. I love their menu choices. I cannot wait to come back.\r

3
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Dont start serving pasta; you might double your business. Summer Shacks seafood is amazing. I love their menu choices. I cannot wait to come back.\r

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As always, the food and service was superb! I love the friendly and helpful staff. Thank you for your excellent service, I cant wait to come back.

5
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As always, the food and service was superb! I love the friendly and helpful staff. Thank you for your excellent service, I cant wait to come back.

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As always, the food and service was superb! I love the friendly and helpful staff. Thank you for your excellent service, I cant wait to come back.\r

3
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As always, the food and service was superb! I love the friendly and helpful staff. Thank you for your excellent service, I cant wait to come back.\r

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The waiter I had, Sal, was very wonderful. He was kind, informative, and very attentive. He really made the experience great! Thank you.

5
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The waiter I had, Sal, was very wonderful. He was kind, informative, and very attentive. He really made the experience great! Thank you.

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The waiter I had, Sal, was very wonderful. He was kind, informative, and very attentive. He really made the experience great! Thank you.\r

3
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The waiter I had, Sal, was very wonderful. He was kind, informative, and very attentive. He really made the experience great! Thank you.\r

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The staff is so knowledgeable of their food. In my opinion, they really know how to work together to deliver excellent dining services. Thank you for the amazing customer service.\r
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The staff is so knowledgeable of their food. In my opinion, they really know how to work together to deliver excellent dining services. Thank you for the amazing customer service.\r
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The food was great and our server was very knowledgeable. We loved it. Thank you very much, we will be back again with more friends.

5
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The food was great and our server was very knowledgeable. We loved it. Thank you very much, we will be back again with more friends.

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The food was great and our server was very knowledgeable. We loved it. Thank you very much, we will be back again with more friends.\r

3
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The food was great and our server was very knowledgeable. We loved it. Thank you very much, we will be back again with more friends.\r

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The bar staff is always fantastic, attentive and polite as well as the food being great! The manager and staff here are very kind.

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The bar staff is always fantastic, attentive and polite as well as the food being great! The manager and staff here are very kind.

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The bar staff is always fantastic, attentive and polite as well as the food being great! The manager and staff here are very kind.\r

3
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The bar staff is always fantastic, attentive and polite as well as the food being great! The manager and staff here are very kind.\r

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We had a very nice waitress and the food was also very good. I will be coming back for more food next time.

5
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We had a very nice waitress and the food was also very good. I will be coming back for more food next time.

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We had a very nice waitress and the food was also very good. I will be coming back for more food next time.\r

3
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We had a very nice waitress and the food was also very good. I will be coming back for more food next time.\r

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The server and manager were excellent and prompt to our needs. The Sea Bass and Trout we ordered turned out being excellent as well.

5
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The server and manager were excellent and prompt to our needs. The Sea Bass and Trout we ordered turned out being excellent as well.

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The server and manager were excellent and prompt to our needs. The Sea Bass and Trout we ordered turned out being excellent as well.\r

3
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The server and manager were excellent and prompt to our needs. The Sea Bass and Trout we ordered turned out being excellent as well.\r

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Our waitress was great! Very professional service.

5
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Our waitress was great! Very professional service.

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Our waitress was great! Very professional service.\r

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Our waitress was great! Very professional service.\r

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Our server was very friendly and the food service was in a timely manner!

5
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Our server was very friendly and the food service was in a timely manner!

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Our server was very friendly and the food service was in a timely manner!\r

3
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Our server was very friendly and the food service was in a timely manner!\r

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The staff is so knowledgeable of their food. In my opinion, they really know how to work together to deliver excellent dining services. Thank you for the amazing customer service.

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The staff is so knowledgeable of their food. In my opinion, they really know how to work together to deliver excellent dining services. Thank you for the amazing customer service.

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Great waiter and great food! Our waiter was very nice and made our lunch even better!

5
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Great waiter and great food! Our waiter was very nice and made our lunch even better!

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Great waiter and great food! Our waiter was very nice and made our lunch even better!\r

3
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Great waiter and great food! Our waiter was very nice and made our lunch even better!\r

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Fantastic service! Our server was excellent, he was helpful, friendly and courteous!

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Fantastic service! Our server was excellent, he was helpful, friendly and courteous!

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Fantastic service! Our server was excellent, he was helpful, friendly and courteous!\r

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Fantastic service! Our server was excellent, he was helpful, friendly and courteous!\r

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Service was amazing and the food was good as well. Our server was attentive and her recomendation was spot on.

5
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Service was amazing and the food was good as well. Our server was attentive and her recomendation was spot on.

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Service was amazing and the food was good as well. Our server was attentive and her recomendation was spot on.\r

3
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Service was amazing and the food was good as well. Our server was attentive and her recomendation was spot on.\r

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Everything went great! Thank you so much for the awesome hospitality.

5
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Everything went great! Thank you so much for the awesome hospitality.

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The food was better than I excepted and also the customer service is out off the roof. I really felt catered here.

3
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The food was better than I excepted and also the customer service is out off the roof. I really felt catered here.

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Our server was the absolute best!

5
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Our server was the absolute best!

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Our server was the absolute best!\r

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Our server was the absolute best!\r

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Excellent bar tender and our waiter was very attentive and kind The food was delicious and I cant wait to go back there again.

5
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Excellent bar tender and our waiter was very attentive and kind The food was delicious and I cant wait to go back there again.

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Excellent bar tender and our waiter was very attentive and kind The food was delicious and I cant wait to go back there again.\r

3
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Excellent bar tender and our waiter was very attentive and kind The food was delicious and I cant wait to go back there again.\r

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Amazing bar service the ambience was good the food even better. I really enjoyed coming here and will continue to come this is my weekend starter.

5
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Amazing bar service the ambience was good the food even better. I really enjoyed coming here and will continue to come this is my weekend starter.

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Amazing bar service the ambience was good the food even better. I really enjoyed coming here and will continue to come this is my weekend starter.\r

3
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Amazing bar service the ambience was good the food even better. I really enjoyed coming here and will continue to come this is my weekend starter.\r

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Usually I would wait for my sandwich to cool down but it was so good I couldnt wait. Our server was fantastic.

5
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Usually I would wait for my sandwich to cool down but it was so good I couldnt wait. Our server was fantastic.

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Usually I would wait for my sandwich to cool down but it was so good I couldnt wait. Our server was fantastic.\r

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Usually I would wait for my sandwich to cool down but it was so good I couldnt wait. Our server was fantastic.\r

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Mo and Jess have been more than amazing! They have gone above and beyond service they were very welcoming. They were wonderful.

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Mo and Jess have been more than amazing! They have gone above and beyond service they were very welcoming. They were wonderful.

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Mo and Jess have been more than amazing! They have gone above and beyond service they were very welcoming. They were wonderful.\r

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Mo and Jess have been more than amazing! They have gone above and beyond service they were very welcoming. They were wonderful.\r

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The girl who served us had the best personality I have seen in a long time. She was very attentive sometimes its the people who keep you coming back.

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The girl who served us had the best personality I have seen in a long time. She was very attentive sometimes its the people who keep you coming back.

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The girl who served us had the best personality I have seen in a long time. She was very attentive sometimes its the people who keep you coming back.\r

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The girl who served us had the best personality I have seen in a long time. She was very attentive sometimes its the people who keep you coming back.\r

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Yum!! We have been here many times and will be back again soon. We love this place.

5
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Yum!! We have been here many times and will be back again soon. We love this place.

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Yum!! We have been here many times and will be back again soon. We love this place.\r

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Yum!! We have been here many times and will be back again soon. We love this place.\r

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The server was really awesome and the food was as my kid says Yummy!! I will c be coming back here for another great time with friends and good food.

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The server was really awesome and the food was as my kid says Yummy!! I will c be coming back here for another great time with friends and good food.

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Message from Summer Shack

Award-winning Jasper White’s original Summer Shack in Cambridge specializes in seafood & New England-style dishes. Hold a corporate event, rehearsal dinner or casual clambake at any of our locations.



This is our flagship location, our inspiration, our heart and soul. Seating 350 diners, this Summer Shack has become a favored place for all kinds of celebrations from kids' birthday parties and sports victories, to corporate holiday parties. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 100 or more. Check out our patented Lobster Line, which allows us to prepare our lobsters and clambakes perfectly for 1 or 100. With a fun and casual atmosphere, this shack is like a big party every night.



Beyond serving great food, prepared under the watchful eye of Chef Tim Willis, the Shack is a family of people who love working together. Our Hostesses will greet you at the door and our experienced servers will assure a great time. Look for Jasper at the 1200 gallon Lobster Tank and don't miss our star shuckers at the raw bar.



Products: Food Service, Bar Service, Large Groups, Private Rooms, Family-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Family Restaurant.



Specialties: Seafood.



Areas Served: Boston, Cambridge, Dedham, Uncasville.



Payment: AMEX; Cash; Discover; MasterCard; VISA.



Year Established: 2000.



Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese.



Keywords: Oysters, Lobster, Fried Clams, Grilled Fish, Happy Hour, Family Dining, Drinks special, Raw Bar, Starts, Chowder and Salads, Live lobster and crab, lunch plates, Side orders, Corn on the cob, Coleslaw, brown rice, baked beans, french fries.



Brands: Georges Bank Wholesale Seafood Co; South Blonde Oysters.



Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm, Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

More about Summer Shack

Award-winning Jasper White’s original Summer Shack in Cambridge specializes in seafood & New England-style dishes. Hold a corporate event, rehearsal dinner or casual clambake at any of our locations. This is our flagship location, our inspiration, our heart and soul. Seating 350 diners, this Summer Shack has become a favored place for all kinds of celebrations from kids' birthday parties and sports victories, to corporate holiday parties. We can accommodate groups from 10 to 100 or more. Check out our patented Lobster Line, which allows us to prepare our lobsters and clambakes perfectly for 1 or 100. With a fun and casual atmosphere, this shack is like a big party every night. Beyond serving great food, prepared under the watchful eye of Chef Tim Willis, the Shack is a family of people who love working together. Our Hostesses will greet you at the door and our experienced servers will assure a great time. Look for Jasper at the 1200 gallon Lobster Tank and don't miss our star shuckers at the raw bar. Products: Food Service, Bar Service, Large Groups, Private Rooms, Family-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Family Restaurant. Specialties: Seafood. Areas Served: Boston, Cambridge, Dedham, Uncasville. Payment: AMEX; Cash; Discover; MasterCard; VISA. Year Established: 2000. Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese. Keywords: Oysters, Lobster, Fried Clams, Grilled Fish, Happy Hour, Family Dining, Drinks special, Raw Bar, Starts, Chowder and Salads, Live lobster and crab, lunch plates, Side orders, Corn on the cob, Coleslaw, brown rice, baked beans, french fries. Brands: Georges Bank Wholesale Seafood Co; South Blonde Oysters. Hours: Monday - Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm, Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm, Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm, Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

 

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