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Legal Sea Foods



255 State Street
Boston, MA 02109

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(617) 742-5300

  • Sun - Thu 11:00am - 10:00pm
  • Fri - Sat 11:00am - 11:00pm

Cuisine: Seafood Restaurants

View more restaurants at exit 20 (16) on I-93.


4.7 of 5.0 from 140 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • HachikaoruMust to go in Boston.

    55555 by Hachikaoru


  • Ryan CKiller lobster roll

    55555 by Ryan C


  • Eylem AClam Chowder is a must to try

    55555 by Eylem A


  • Sarah KFood was great but $30 for a lobster roll was ridiculous

    33333 by Sarah K


  • Ebru JBest place in boston.

    55555 by Ebru J


  • Maxwell TFish sandwich > fish n chips... more fish

    55555 by Maxwell T


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CCome to Legal Sea Foods and ask for Pueblo Viejo Tequila.

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Traci S.Fine for steamers, which they almost always have, but the rest is just average.

    55555 by Traci S.


  • Matthew TSteamed Lobster 2 - 2.5lb, awesome. Baked cod was meh. Clam Chowder Soup; Order in bowl is more worthy than in cup. Chocolate Warm Cake Pudding for dessert, it's fantastic!

    55555 by Matthew T


  • Jay F.Gotta have New England Clam Chowder and Crab Cakes. Spectacular!

    55555 by Jay F.


  • Stephan B.Lobster roll was good as well as the clam chowder and crab cakes 👍🏾

    55555 by Stephan B.


  • Rami CIt's honestly just fish, done with a bit of authenticity and a pretty good prep.

    55555 by Rami C


  • Qingxun CUncompromised quality oysters, lobsters. Succulent medium rare tuna steak!!

    55555 by Qingxun C


  • Tiff T.The clam chowder has large chunks of clam in it. And the bread rolls come warm and with softened butter. 😋

    55555 by Tiff T.


  • Aditi KYou can get better

    55555 by Aditi K


  • Barzillai KBest seafood restaurant in the world.

    55555 by Barzillai K


  • Ryan S.Hot or chilled lobster rolls. Get both and enjoy the best lobster in Boston.

    55555 by Ryan S.


  • Enrique HLa mejor crema de almejas de Boston. Excelente sushi de atún.

    55555 by Enrique H


  • Daniel CThe Cold w/ mayo Lobster Roll. Loved it.

    55555 by Daniel C


  • Janet MCrab cakes, fish and chips

    55555 by Janet M


  • Orçun bLobster is great however i could not eat properly 😜 You can go with the shrimp and garlic if you like pasta.

    33333 by Orçun b


  • Sally MelvilleGreat soft shell tempura crab

    55555 by Sally Melville


  • Abigail A.Delicious seafood. Come prepared to spend a retry penny. Worth it.

    55555 by Abigail A.


  • Anna RNutty Faroe Island Salmon. So good!

    55555 by Anna R


  • Christina V.Twin Lobsters !

    55555 by Christina V.


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CIf you want to freshen up with a delicious cocktail at Legal Sea Foods, try a Paloma mixed with Pueblo Viejo Blanco.

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Chris G.Lobster, duh

    33333 by Chris G.


  • Fabio JOstra e caranguejo são excelentes!!

    55555 by Fabio J


  • Francesca MBuonissimo!!!

    55555 by Francesca M


  • Lidia MExcelente comida y atencion. Muy confortable el lugar

    55555 by Lidia M


  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila CIf you are in Legal Sea Foods, try a real Mexican taste, order a Paloma mixed with Pueblo Viejo Blanco.

    55555 by Pueblo Viejo Tequila C


  • Hussain MLobster roll was very good

    55555 by Hussain M


  • Joseph LazewskiLove the clam chowder and tuna sandwich!

    55555 by Joseph Lazewski


  • Marc LijourVery good espresso

    55555 by Marc Lijour


  • Joanna KThe lobster is super fresh

    55555 by Joanna K


  • ChanLing DTry the Grilled Assortment: scallops, shrimp, swordfish, salmon, tuna, and two sides. Awesome value, and great to share with 3-4 ppl

    55555 by ChanLing D


  • Tianyu FangTry steamed lobster, shrimps & garlic, and clam chowder! Fresh and delicious!

    55555 by Tianyu Fang


  • Jacopo SProvate I Monster shrimp popcorn! Sono la fine del mondo!

    55555 by Jacopo S


  • Stella CLobster bisque, fantastic!

    55555 by Stella C


  • Tiffany J.Great lobster bisque and clam chowder!!! The lobster roll was great too!!

    55555 by Tiffany J.


  • barbeeGreat wine selection

    55555 by barbee


  • barbeeGreat food, costly but tasty

    55555 by barbee


  • barbeeThey have oysters from all over, I got one of each

    33333 by barbee


  • barbeeBoston cream pie was delicious and perfectly sized

    55555 by barbee


  • barbeeCrab cake sandwich is very good

    55555 by barbee


  • barbeeChowder was good but lacking in flavor (spice)

    33333 by barbee


  • barbeeGinormous lobsters

    55555 by barbee


  • Katy T.Lots of tourists in the area so consider trying one of their other locations. Great local oysters, chowder is super, can't go wrong with lobster roll...

    55555 by Katy T.


  • Felipe GObviously catering to tourists, but their lobster rolls are consistently delicious!

    55555 by Felipe G


  • Steve WattsSoft shell crab and Stripped bass with chorizo and beans recommended....also one of the few restaurants that I found in Boston that serves Pinot Gris

    55555 by Steve Watts


  • Jesika M.Incredible fresh lobster in my lobster roll. It almost seemed like a sin to have mayo, but then it would have been a sin without it, too.

    33333 by Jesika M.


  • ShabThe lobster roll is my go-to every time. The perfectly buttered roll tastes like a grilled cheese!

    55555 by Shab


  • Justin M.Bloody marry is gross. Including green. Everything else was great though.

    33333 by Justin M.


  • Jon D.Clam chowder you chowdah head!

    55555 by Jon D.


  • Amanda R.Fish and chips!!!

    55555 by Amanda R.


  • Karan TamhaneThe spicy calamari is highly recommended for consumption

    55555 by Karan Tamhane


  • Petterson MPerfect Clam Chowder!

    55555 by Petterson M


  • Chris P.The wood plank broiled platter is a lot of food and tasty. Can't go wrong by going raw. Paper placemats give a Red Lobster feel to what sells itself as an upscale place.

    55555 by Chris P.


  • Catia DaSilvaLobster, their services, salmon and Thai calamari are amazing.. Popcorn shrimp Uhmmm... Every time I go to Boston I eat at Legal nice

    55555 by Catia DaSilva


  • KathyLobster and crabcakes with Wanda lee. Outstanding wine list. Great server

    55555 by Kathy


  • Zeynep RDelicious seafood, oyster mussels lobster...

    55555 by Zeynep R


  • Kristena R.Delicious clam chowder.

    55555 by Kristena R.


  • Raphael ArmandDelicious but expensive.

    55555 by Raphael Armand


  • Mark G.Great view and seafood

    55555 by Mark G.


  • Isabel RubensteinShrimp pasta is delicious!

    55555 by Isabel Rubenstein


  • Adam SchoalesThe best clam chowder I've ever had. And at $7.50 it makes for the perfect cheap lunch. Be forewarned; the portions here are BIG!

    55555 by Adam Schoales


  • Michael P.The standard in fresh and yummy. Get ready to plunk down some cash if you're into wine and oysters!

    55555 by Michael P.


  • Ari J.Good mussels and crab. Pasta was over cooked.

    33333 by Ari J.


  • Paul P.Clam chowder is amazing!

    55555 by Paul P.


  • AntonУ этих товарищей нужно показывать паспорт для заказа алкоголя. Именно паспорт, driver's license не канает. Цена було не дуже приэмно.

    22222 by Anton


  • maryAmazing food and view :) chowdah is a must :)

    55555 by mary


  • Katie E.Always have good food and good service here. And there's an amazing GF menu-I'm not used to having choices!

    55555 by Katie E.


  • Mehmet O.Salmon is pretty good. I highly recommend it

    55555 by Mehmet O.


  • Jeferson S.The best place to have a sea food experience. At the long wharf the best atmosphere.

    55555 by Jeferson S.


  • Marco C.The surf and turf dishes are amazing

    55555 by Marco C.


  • Cherry Kay A.Sit outside, great views!

    55555 by Cherry Kay A.


  • Nikolay B.In addition to the classic clam chowder, the crab cake was incredibly good, too.

    55555 by Nikolay B.


  • Lyndon A.Merry oysters are succulent and fresh!

    55555 by Lyndon A.


  • Sarah C.Lobster bisque is seriously amazing with chunks of lobster in it and yummy, creamy deliciousness

    55555 by Sarah C.


  • ChristinaHouse salad w/ shrimp! So yummy and fresh!

    55555 by Christina


  • Alejandro J.Lobster Roll!!!!

    55555 by Alejandro J.


  • c m.Huge GF menu.

    55555 by c m.


  • Kimberly G.Jason was great! Try the mascow mule. Great seasonal drink.

    55555 by Kimberly G.


  • Michael M.The chowder and crab cakes are amazing!

    55555 by Michael M.


  • Matthew W.Lobster roll on brioche is ridiculous.

    55555 by Matthew W.


  • George F.Stay away from the pomegranate lemon drop martini.

    33333 by George F.


  • Yasemin K.This Legal Sea Foods is always super crowded but has really good cocktails, especially sangria!

    55555 by Yasemin K.


  • Harlen W.646B46: Six oysters for six bucks if ordered before 6PM.

    33333 by Harlen W.


  • Danielle P.Not usually big on chains, but the location at Long Wharf is pretty great. Tasty lobster roll.

    55555 by Danielle P.


  • Mandy B.The Baked Scrod was a bit dry but if you ask for a little lemon butter sauce and drizzle on it: delish!

    55555 by Mandy B.


  • Yami C.The clam chowder is delicious!

    55555 by Yami C.


  • Josh L.Try the Grilled Swordfish Steak - Cajun spiced, center cut swordfish, mashed potatoes, crispy onions. Amazing! Lived up to and exceeded all the recommendations! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Josh L.


  • Alwyn V.Try the Wood Grilled Seafood Assortment - Delicious through and through. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Alwyn V.


  • Nach G.Try the Bloody Mary!!! It's awesome!!!

    55555 by Nach G.


  • Melissa L.See Bryan at the bar!

    33333 by Melissa L.


  • Paige V.Try the Lobster Roll (Sandwich) - Delicious! (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Paige V.


  • Harlen W.Best gazpacho. Try it on a hot day during the summer!

    55555 by Harlen W.


  • Sarah C.You need to make a reservation or risk waiting for nearly two hours!

    22222 by Sarah C.


  • Kylie C.Laura was an AWESOME server!! Great service and awesome food!!

    55555 by Kylie C.


  • Mark S.LOUDEST MUSIC IN BATHROOM IN HISTORY!!!!!!

    33333 by Mark S.


  • Nat B.Try the seafood

    55555 by Nat B.


  • MelodyLobster Bisque and clam chowder are out of this world!

    55555 by Melody


  • Caryn H.Try the apple sangria, it's delicious!

    55555 by Caryn H.


  • Kathryn C.Sit at the bar -- friendly staff, great service.

    55555 by Kathryn C.


  • Guanlin L.Fantastic foods! try steam one and wood grilled lobster on the front page of menu. Park ur car at Marriott, it is cheaper and easier.

    55555 by Guanlin L.


  • NaomiBest service out of all Legals. Cynthia D rocks.

    55555 by Naomi


  • Jaimie V.Yummy sangria's!

    55555 by Jaimie V.


  • Liz P.The lobster bisque is outstanding!!

    55555 by Liz P.


  • Dave B.The spicy Fish and chips were ridiculously good. Wow.

    55555 by Dave B.


  • Joshua K.The steelhead trout with the cider sauce and gnocchi is amazing!

    55555 by Joshua K.


  • Harry H.Oysters $6 for 6 between 3-6 pm mon- thurs

    55555 by Harry H.


  • Arthur W.Surprisingly kid friendly.

    55555 by Arthur W.


  • David B.One of the best seafood restaurants in the country! Classic New England dishes like fried clams, & lobster rolls are a hit for good reason. Enjoy them at their best here at Legal Seafood.

    55555 by David B.


  • Andrea L.Love the lobster bisque

    55555 by Andrea L.


  • IWalked Audio ToursBoston's most popular seafood restaurant, ironically located next to NE Aquarium. Their clam chowder has been served at every presidential inauguration since 1981. More info available via our blog.

    55555 by IWalked Audio Tours


  • Madison G.Best managing staff in the city. Love this place.

    55555 by Madison G.


  • Jacob B.Gotta try the clam chowder. It's fantastic.

    55555 by Jacob B.


  • Steven S.Don't go if you're international they won't accept your ID!!

    22222 by Steven S.


  • Evin U.Even simple items such as Grilled Shrimp has a unique, delicious taste.

    55555 by Evin U.


  • Elliot J.Eat here before the aquarium, not after

    33333 by Elliot J.


  • Charlyn Y.Clam chowder, oyster, steamed lobster are a must have!

    55555 by Charlyn Y.


  • Gilt CitySince 1981, Legal’s clam chowder has been served at every presidential inauguration. The tender clams, fresh cream and secret herbs must be extraordinary indeed to unite our two rancorous parties.

    55555 by Gilt City


  • Agnes F.Love the oyster and grilled shrimp...

    55555 by Agnes F.


  • Simon Ythe new england clam chowder was awesome, steamed lobster of course. the wine flight was nice too

    55555 by Simon Y


  • Samuel C.Fresh, local seafood served by knowledgable staff

    55555 by Samuel C.


  • tara CTake a seat at the Oyster Bar and start with the New England clam chowder

    55555 by tara C


  • Sonny V.Moonstone oyster is the best hands down and the flight of patron is the best patron deal you are gonna get in any bar or restaurant

    55555 by Sonny V.


  • Kevin KWine flights are amazing.

    55555 by Kevin K


  • Donald C.Legal Seafood has been around for 40 yrs always good.

    55555 by Donald C.


  • Shinichi PI like white clam chowder, please try!

    55555 by Shinichi P


  • Brigette KFood is the bizness. had the salmon and key lime pie. delicious!

    55555 by Brigette K


  • Jacquelyn R.EVERYTHING is to die for. The clam chowder, filet, scallops, and shrimp are all killer.

    55555 by Jacquelyn R.


  • Tim P.The swordfish with ginger dressing is phenomenal, and you can't go wrong with the clam chowder!

    55555 by Tim P.


  • Nuzhat M. K.I get the tuna burger - everytime. Cause the sauce is so awesome!!!

    55555 by Nuzhat M. K.


  • Dave T.Give the Tuna Burger a shot.

    33333 by Dave T.


  • Raphael H.Steack and lobster

    55555 by Raphael H.


  • Alan CTry the lobster roll- excellent.

    55555 by Alan C


  • Jesse H.The Fried Fisherman's Platter is a great way to get a little of everything or sample something you've been meaning to.

    55555 by Jesse H.


  • Axel SDon't ask for what your neighbor had

    33333 by Axel S


  • Ian bTry the Thai calimari!

    55555 by Ian b


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