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Summer Shack (Alewife) Again


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Summer Shack (Alewife) Again

StriperGuy | | Aug 18, 2008 06:27 AM

Had friends visiting and they wanted family friendly seafood nearby.

We had mostly apps and they were okay but not great.

Angels on Horseback, weird beet goop covering some delicately cooked oysters. Honestly a mess. Tasted okay, but the beet goop just smothered the oysters. Not sure what anyone was thinking when they thought this dish up.

The batter on the fish and chips was WAY to thick. I eat this dish often, and while this version was not bad the fish was lost in the dense almost tough batter. We also had broiled sword which was fine (but hard to mess up.)

I had some nice fried clams a few months back, but my general impression over the years stands. Not really worth the trip. If you've got kids in tow they can certainly feed a family, but just generally not that delicious.

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