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Legal Sea Foods

#55 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
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26 Park Plz, Park Square, Boston, MA 02116-3928 (Stuart Street)
+1 617-426-4444
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A menu options are a little pricy, but the food and service was wonderful. The Clam Chowder was thw best.

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Thank John F
Mexico City, Mexico
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just got in from Legal Sea Foods and was so disappointed that I had to sit down and write this review right away. Ok so to start with the service was very good. We came in at the end of the night around 9:30 with a large table and our waiter was very kind and attentive throughout the evening. My... More 

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Thank markwebber
London, United Kingdom
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365 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've eaten at Legal Seafoods before, and last week ate at Legal C in Legacy, Dedham which was great. This one is disappointing. Proof that bigger is not necessarily better. After waiting half an hour for our table, we waited another 20 minutes to be served. Our wine from the menu was t available, the waiter hadn't got a clue... More 

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Thank Ian R
Mumbles, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant on a recent week long trip to Boston. Although we weren’t planning to dine at this particular sea food restaurant , we were extremely glad we did. Conveniently situated around the corner from our hotel, we were completely surprised by this gem we had found. Firstly we found the decor inside the restaurant spot on. We... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You see Legal Sea Foods every time you turn around in Boston. Why is that? Because it is really good. I can get a crab roll or chowder fix anywhere in town. It may not be the best in town, but in any other town it would be amazing. All of them have an Allegash White to wash it down.... More 

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dallas, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the food was good, priced a little higher than I care for. ..the chairs were in need of re-covering, which didnt give a great appearance. service was ok...nothing really great to report, and pretty forgettable..

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time at Legal Sea Foods. It was excellent. Superb building and decor. Very attentive well trained staff. Oh then there's the sea food which was world class. Could do with one of these in Yeovil.

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Thank MartynP2
Rothesay, Canada
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157 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is always good at this location of Legal Sea Foods with great New England Clam Chowder, Lobster Bisque and a great selection of fish. The trout here is one of our personal favourites. The service is efficient and friendly and the prices are very reasonable. When in Boston this is always one of our stops.

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Thank Katherine B
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seafood and clam chowder was great, as always. However, we felt it was far more expensive than previous visits. Bottles of wine were too expensive for us to contemplate. The poor pound/dollar exchange rate was a huge factor here.

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Thank Retirees14
Pittston, PA
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & portions, great service,enjoyable atmosphere and the seafood could not be any fresher. Pricing is also very reasonable for the nice portions you receive. Would recommend Legal Sea Foods to anyone!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 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 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Park Plz, Park Square, Boston, MA 02116-3928
    (Stuart Street)
  • Public Transportation: Arlington Street (Green Line), Boylston Street (Green Line) or New England Medical Center (Orange Line) “T” stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-426-4444
Description
Calling all gormands and oenophiles! This Legal Sea Foods' location in Boston's Theater District, surrounded by hotels and nearby Newbury Street, Copley Square and Boston Common, offers an expanded wine menu - 40 pages in all. Just inside you'll see a two-story cascading fountain, the center-piece of the restaurant. Splash down in our dining room or make waves in our comfortable lounge three fathoms below. Our award-winning Wine Cellar, which holds over 10,000 bottles and 800 different labels, is also downstairs. Call ahead and ask our wine steward for a tour. Those who like to 'wine and dine' are in luck because our working Cellar doubles as private dining space for social and corporate functions.

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