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Out Of The Blue

215 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2927
+1 617-776-5020
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cannoli” (7 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (6 reviews)
“branzino” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
215 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2927
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Outward appearance vibe ,nice nieghbor hood restaurant. Reviews were good,took the plunge! Very pleasantly greeted,table ready. It was a humid September night and table by semi open kitchen. Noticed cieling fans and asked why they were not on?! They moved us to a table directly...More

Thank sunlovefun
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We eat a lot of seafood in these parts, so perhaps we have higher than "average" standards. There are plenty of restaurants that are good/reliable/dependable/fine. And then we discovered THIS place (via OpenTable reviews). The food was fantastic, perfectly prepared and presented. The waiter was...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Whichever hit me first ~ the powerful aromatic fragrance of garlic or the warm welcome by the wait staff ~ what was clear was that OUT OF THE BLUE was primed to provide an extraordinary culinary experience. With an open kitchen and neatly spaced tables,...More

Thank HerbPaine
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Food was good. Slow start on service. They didn't take drink orders while we pondered the menu. I noticed that this was not the case for other tables. But after ordering, the drinks came pretty quickly and when the food came it was hot and...More

Thank Doug4650
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great little gem in Davis Square with delicious fresh seafood and pasta and a reasonably priced wine list. We were very pleased and will return again soon. Highly recommend.

Thank Muti
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The food and service were very good. I had the shrimp, scallop, and acorn squash pasta that was excellent. Others at our table had chicken parm and sesame salmon. They also liked their meals very much. The cannoli was a wonderful surprise. I don't get...More

Thank Jozie87
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This dish was done nicely with shrimp and tomato in top. Nice atmosphere and a big enough room that you can get a table without a long wait. Will be going g back :)

Thank dougwig
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We made a dinner reservation for Out of the Blue on a Friday evening, and were pleasantly surprised to find there were plenty of tables available when we arrived at 7:15. The restaurant is long and narrow, so tables a close. Our waiter was wonderful;...More

Thank Dublin3
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

If i were standing in the north end I'd think of this place. I love this place. Make a reservation. If you don't like seafood and pasta or seafood the selections are limited. The oysters on the half shell from Maine were nothing short of...More

Thank Jim V
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice dinner in a place we found by accident. Several had shrimp while others had fried fish or Branzino. All good. Inexpensive wine list and great service.

Thank FutureChef_Texas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2927
    (Grove Street)
  • Public Transportation: Davis Square red line stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-776-5020
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