The Summer Shack is a Back Bay seafood restaurant with enough nautical kitsch on the wall to start your own marina. It has an entire section of the menu dedicated solely to lobster, and you should definitely start try the pan-fried version. It's a great option for high-quality seafood in a fun and casual atmosphere, and it's usually pretty easy to get a table.
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Select Oyster Bar
Select Oyster Bar is a relaxed Back Bay seafood restaurant and bar with a small but very good menu.
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The Red House Restaurant
The Red House is a farm-to-table-ish restaurant inside of a 200-year-old house.
Atlantic Fish Company
Atlantic Fish is a standard seafood restaurant in Back Bay where you can get some perfectly OK New England seafood.
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Neptune Oyster is a ridiculously popular oyster bar in the North End. It’s worth it if you can get in.
Southern Proper is a big restaurant in the South End that serves excellent hushpuppies.
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