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Out Of The Blue

215 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2927
+1 617-776-5020
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (7 reviews)
“branzino” (6 reviews)
“cannoli” (7 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
Seafood, Italian
€€ - €€€
215 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144-2927
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner with friends at Out of the Blue in Davis Square, Somerville. The food is well prepared and generous portions. The seafood is fresh and there is a great selection of dishes. The restaurant was busy and crowded, but service and food quality was...More

Thank woochicki
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting Boston for a wkend and super glad my son and I️ found this place on TripAdvisor while visiting. The reviews are spot on, some of the best seafood we have had. Everything we had was from the “Specials” and they were ALL tremendous starting...More

Thank Viknd
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Had fantastic swordfish here. Menu mainly fish and seafood, with a very good and well priced wine list. Wines here were $20-27 per bottle and $40+ at another restaurant nearby.

Thank Travelbil
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We are so happy to have an alternative to Legal Seafood and a more reasonably priced one at that. The decor is very apropos with one wall painted with a beach scene. The menu is mainly seafood with chicken Parmesan and chicken Marsala also available....More

Thank packedlite
Reviewed 18 September 2017 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
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Nearby Attractions
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6 reviews
1.43 km away
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.18 km away
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.11 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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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