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New Jumbo Seafood Restaurant

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59 Hudson St, Boston, MA 02111-1887
+1 617-654-0507
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11:30 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently in Boston on a very tight budget and it looked like I would probably be living on burritos for the week from the local food court. But while wandering around Chinatown I came upon the New Jumbo Seafood Restaurant and what drew me in was their lunch deal, which came to all of six dollars for a... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Exceptional Chinese food, incredible price, and good service. I can't say enough without sounding like I work for the place. It's not greasy, fresh as can be, and delicious. Easily our favorite place to dine in Chinatown. Try the fish, fried chicken, peapod tofu, emein noodles, and peapod stems.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

First time for a Chinese in the USA. First impressions were poor. There were fresh fish\lobster storage tanks with dead or dying fish on view. I was encouraged though as this restaurant was heavily frequented by the local Chinese community at the time. A good sign in the UK. However the food (ordered by my US family) came tasting heavily... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Briefly, the tea was so over-steeped/brewed to be undrinkable. Generally the food was insipid, beyond mild in taste. We live in LA which has a thriving Chinese dining scene and this restaurant would close within a month there. The food was served in generous portions. Fried items too greasy, even proverbial fortune cookies and oranges were lacking in taste.

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Thank procural
Suwanee, Georgia
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

After a long day of touring Boston, we wanted to eat Lobster. We decided to eat at New Jumbo Seafood and the lobster and clam here is fresh and quite tasty. The menu has a variety of food to choose from. The food is good and authentic. The service was good and the price was not bad.

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Thank James L
Boston, Massachusetts
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297 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Give this place a 3.5 stars. My friends and I went to New Jumbo Seafood for dinner. We ordered a bunch of different seafood dishes. All the dishes are authentic Chinese. If you are adventurous, I would recommended stir fried dungeness crab, spicy clams with eggs and jelly fish (cold dish).

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Thank Calvin N
Boston, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

A nice and clean restaurant in Boston China town. I think the owner may be come from Hong Kong as it has a huge painting about 90's Hong Kong. The seafood there is amazing, which just same as the one you can find in Hong Kong.

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Thank lshanna
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

First of all, you don't go to Boston's China Town for the ambiance or elegant dining. You do go there in hopes of good food at reasonable prices. Jumbo's fits the bill. The clientele are mostly ethnic Chinese, but all are welcomed courteously. Live fish are offered to be prepared in a variety of ways as are a host of... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016

As you enter, look at the live seafood staring at you. Great service, and very good seafood dishes. Straight forward Chinese.

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Thank Anthony2013
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

The fish and seafood are kept barely alive in fish tanks at the reception. So, you can see and choose what you will eat. The fish are crowded into these tanks so they can barely move; many of the fish we saw were lying on their sides, not moving, hardly breathing. This prolonged suffering on public display is unacceptable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Hudson St, Boston, MA 02111-1887
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-654-0507

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Chinatown
A small area rich in Chinese cultural influences, visit Boston’s Chinatown for some great Asian cuisine and small, authentic bakeries. Enter through the iconic Chinatown gate and stroll down Beach, Tyler, and Kneeland streets to explore the compact area. Rest your feet from walking and grab a bite at one of the many restaurants around Chinatown. From traditional Chinese to Vietnamese to Malaysian, there is a wide range of Asian food available, within easy access of South Station. At night, Chinatown becomes a late night food destination after the bars close.
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