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Boston Sail Loft Restaurant

80 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3614
+1 617-227-7280
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“chowder” (178 reviews)
“fish and chips” (69 reviews)
“lobster” (109 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
80 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3614
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are a family of six, seated in 15 minutes at 1:00 on Black Friday. Great atmosphere, wonderful service, Caroline is great! Then there’s the food...seafood linguini, lobster Mac, scallop and tuna Caesar, calamari, fish sandwich, and chowder all fantastic! Great cold beers to boot!...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Our hotel's doorman recommended this spot for lunch - the chef must have been his cousin Vinnie. I ordered the fish sandwich. The fillet was overly breaded, over-cooked and - I've never before in 60+ years had to say this about fish - tough. It...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I will call this place an excellent hole in the wall restaurant. The Mahi mahi burger was delicious. You can definitely avoid the crowds by going to this place.

Thank 916angelof
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ordered the clam chowder, calamari, whole lobster with a side of steamed mussels and the scallop & lobster on linguine. Everything was fresh, plentiful and so delicious. Service was good.

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been to Boston many times and never miss having chowder while we’re there. We were looking for a new place and found Boston Sail Loft. On the harbor, quaint, established restaurant run by a friendly family. The owner personally greets you and the chowder...More

Thank judyehans
Reviewed 1 week ago

Knew of the big name restuarants on the waterfront but was told by a local this one was as good and cheaper. Of course I got clam chowder and a lobster roll since I was in Boston and it was really good. Best chowder I...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many seafood restaurants in the north end. We chose this one and are very glad we did. The clam chowder was unreal. It's not out of a can. It was creamy and so delicious. My husband had the lobster and it was...More

Thank Rochelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was a loud bar scene more so than a nice place to have dinner. My salad was nothing special. I had much better cod the night before at Atlantic Fish on Boylston. This place is only highly rated because it is affordable and on the...More

Thank Gkunka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best customer experiences I've ever had. My partner and I went for lunch on a Monday. We were seated and our order was taken immediately, and drinks were promptly served. After 5 minutes or so the waitress came by and double checked...More

Thank Frasbo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ordered fish and chips which they claim to " be the best in Boston" i could personally list at least 25 other restaurants in Halifax NS that would put this product to shame, service was ok at best. Very loud and difficult to carry on...More

Thank Grifforr
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Matthew L
12 July 2017|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
I would make a reservation on a Saturday for any group .Especially one as large as 8 people. They've accommodated our party of 6 several times but there will be a long wait if you don't make a reservation. Which is to be... More
22 May 2017|
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Response from Sergio G | Reviewed this property |
i font remember there being valet or parking associated with the restaurant. I think it's on street parking or finding a garage in the area.
sarah b
22 April 2017|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Cruises and Aquarium are around the corner from this restaurant. Very centralized.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-7280
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