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Atlantic Fish Company

761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603
+1 617-267-4000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (644 reviews)
“clam chowder” (329 reviews)
“sea bass” (169 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603
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Reviewed yesterday

We were in Boston for just one evening, and were eager to find an alternative to Legal Seafood in the Back Bay. Bingo! Most important...the seafood is AMAZING. We moved to California and lament the poor quality of seafood in West Coast restaurants--mainly because it's...More

Thank GLennox
Reviewed yesterday

Arrived almost 30 minutes due to an error on our part but were seated right away. Attentive, knowledgeable service throughout. The entrees (tuna steak, sea bass) were done correctly and tasted super. Splurged for the cheesecake, which was good but nothing special. Drinks (draft beer,...More

Thank Prof01
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is very popular by Boylston Street. You can eat inside or outside . They have fresh seafood. The food is very good. Great Atmosphere.

Thank ARTURO G
Reviewed 3 days ago

The very location in Back Bay makes it classy, yet prices are so reasonable for a full meal. The walk from downtown is so varied and interesting. But, with snow or rain, a short cab ride from downtown is the solution. Pleasant, relaxed atmosphere and...More

Thank rpembr0ke
Atlantic F, Assistant General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for such a great review! We work really hard to offer the best food in the best possible environment, so I am happy to see that reflected on your last visit. We hope to see you soon! Best, Cheryl

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great restaurant. Very charming, great food and impeccable service even for our large group. Had the best lobster roll ever. Great menu also.

Thank Sanibeleatsout
Atlantic F, Assistant General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your amazing compliments! You're the reason we do what we do! Chef Matt does make an AMAZING lobster roll! We hope your next visit is right around the corner! Best, Cheryl

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has a nice combination of tables outside, a modern stylish restauramt inside and a friendly bar area. The atmosphere is lively and positive. We eere 8 people and 4 of us chose the lobster. The waiter did other fish recommendations first - "there...More

Thank DK-Gentofte-PN
Atlantic F, General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi DK, Atlantic Fish is located in the heart of lobster country. We get the freshest lobsters daily and Chef Matt knocks the taste out of the ball park every single time.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While visiting Boston on business, my wife and I selected Atlantic Fish after finding it highly rated on Trip Advisor as confirmed by a neighborhood boutique shopkeeper. We made an online reservation on a Saturday at 12:45 and were promptly seated as requested at 1:00....More

Thank John_T_Florida
Atlantic F, General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Love that lobster roll!

Reviewed 5 days ago

We dined with our friends Memorial Day Monday night and glad we had reservations as they were very busy and we were seated immediately. Our server Bobby was excellent as he was very attentive, informative and friendly. My only complaint would be that our dinner...More

1  Thank Judith W
Atlantic F, General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Judith, We truly appreciate the 5 stars even after your long wait for your meals. We would love to get some more details about your experience. Please contact us at boston@atlanticfishco.com. Thank you, Management

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first meal in Boston and a great treat! I had the seared scallops and they were delicious. My husband had seared tuna and lobster bisque! He was thrilled with both! The service was impeccable and the atmosphere lovely. Great place for good...More

Thank Charlotte D
Atlantic F, General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Charlotte, Please visit us again the next time you make your way to Boston.

Reviewed 5 days ago

this great restaurant is not too far from Boston Garden if you like to walk no problem. I highly suggest lunch or dinner at the Atlantic Fish House; lunch and dinner times are crowded but you won't have to wait too long; great area for...More

Thank carole a
Atlantic F, General Manager at Atlantic Fish Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Carole, We are so lucky to be in the heart of Backbay in Boston. Between the breathtaking scenery and the amazing people, you can't go wrong.

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
...More
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Sallie T
Is there a dress code?
29 July 2016|
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Response from bluenose4610 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There not did appear to be a dress code although I would say most people were smart/casual. Hope this helps. Regards
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Jim F
are the lobsters steamed
8 November 2015|
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Response from Tina A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they were! Steemed to perfection.
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Robert B
Any selection of beef entrees?
20 September 2015|
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Response from SankandFrandy | Reviewed this property |
Check the menu online to see if their non-seafood items appeal to you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603
    (Fairfield)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line Copley Plaza Back Bay Commuter Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-4000
  • E-mail
Description
Atlantic Fish has been a favorite of both locals and tourists alike, offering classics like award-winning New England Clam Chowder and Maine Lobster to more adventurous items such as our signature Swordfish Chop. The understated and timeless decor of the restaurant immediately draws the attention of those who enter. The dining room reminds one of a classic cruising vessel, complete with detailed woodwork and murals reflecting the spirit of the sea. Tailored to intimate dining with cozy booths throughout.
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