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Legal Harborside - Floor 1



270 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

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(617) 477-2900

  • Sun - Thu 11:00am - 11:00pm
  • Fri - Sat 11:00am - 12:00am

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Cuisine: Bars, Seafood Restaurants

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4.6 of 5.0 from 135 reviews


price range:more than $50

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  • Patrick van den HoevelGreat lobster roll! Perfect! And the traditional Shrimp cocktail as well! Will come back!

    55555 by Patrick van den Hoevel


  • Rebecca P.The appetizer and small plates have a lot to offer for low prices and decent portions. Good views.

    55555 by Rebecca P.


  • megan m.Delicious Boston seafood experience. Presentation and taste on point. Service friendly and efficient. Would definitely come back!

    55555 by megan m.


  • OkCupid Daters' Choice BLegal Harborside was voted the Best Open Air Date Spot by OkCupid users in the first-ever Daters' Choice Awards! Tap Read more for additional date spot categories in Boston. #daterschoice

    55555 by OkCupid Daters' Choice B


  • Casey L.The guy who works the door to go upstairs thinks he's the coolest and legit on a power trip. Save yourself the trouble - go literally anywhere else.

    33333 by Casey L.


  • Emek NNice view with tasty sea food.You should try lobster.

    55555 by Emek N


  • Chenjing ASeats with a view of the harbor. Mussels and lobster rolls are tasty, a bit expensive. I love their soup of the day, some kind of seafood mix, remind me of Sotto Mare

    55555 by Chenjing A


  • Nicholas SBest food and Best service!!!

    55555 by Nicholas S


  • Chris DavisLove water side views? Love looking at yachts parked along the side? Love great, unique seafood? This is the place! I loved it. Great open atmosphere and outdoor seating. Went here at nighttime 👌🏼🌙

    55555 by Chris Davis


  • Danielle J.Strawberry creme brulee was phenomenal. Pearl oysters from New Zealand were AMAZING!

    55555 by Danielle J.


  • Aysu RAsk for the XL oysters! And make sure you have a view of the harbor - that should be the main goal!

    55555 by Aysu R


  • Nate B.Clam chowder was fantastic. Fish and chips was incredibly fresh.

    55555 by Nate B.


  • Skuli CThe lobster pizza appetizer: get it.

    55555 by Skuli C


  • Sali DWarm buttered lobster roll was amazing. Also loved the dips in the appetizer!

    55555 by Sali D


  • George C.The best seafood in the area

    55555 by George C.


  • Sally MelvilleThe truffle lobster Mac and cheese is to die for

    55555 by Sally Melville


  • Eug NI liked the place, fish was fresh and properly grilled (as in without fat and tender). Fries was nearly perfect.

    55555 by Eug N


  • Monica C.Affordable wine list, friendly service, oysters and a beautiful view of the harbor. Great spot for a night out.

    55555 by Monica C.


  • Elena MOysters!!!!

    55555 by Elena M


  • Elly DNice food, nice view, good service

    55555 by Elly D


  • Zeynep RThe best Legal! Atmosphere and food is always great. Try the seafood stew.

    55555 by Zeynep R


  • Matthew C.Wanted to try a stuffie, but it's only served with a hot dog. So, I had a lobster roll instead without cold slaw and fries. Sometimes, you just want the roll.

    33333 by Matthew C.


  • Anke R.The Oysters!! And can't beat that view!! Get reservations or get their early during the day otherwise you're out of luck!!

    55555 by Anke R.


  • Fernando NLos ter roll & Portugal plate

    55555 by Fernando N


  • Lynn IThe crab meat sandwich is delish! Try it!

    55555 by Lynn I


  • Error404 Hack2learnTotally overrated and so douchey. Better go to the Barking Crab and be happy

    33333 by Error404 Hack2learn


  • Jamie L.My party got the specials for the day and everyone was happy. The raw shellfish platter is pretty good, though the crab is frozen, and vegetarian options aren't bad either (few though they are ha).

    55555 by Jamie L.


  • Creighton G.Clam Chowder and a Lobster Roll. Solid choices.

    55555 by Creighton G.


  • Spencer S.amazing location

    55555 by Spencer S.


  • Nick H.The bar on the first floor has the best service and a gorgeous ocean view. The fried clam bellies are insanely delicious.

    55555 by Nick H.


  • Catia DaSilvaLobster, their services, salmon and Thai calamari are amazing.. Popcorn shrimp Uhmmm yummy

    55555 by Catia DaSilva


  • Jace C.Two words: Lobster Roll.

    55555 by Jace C.


  • Robert M.Lunch with my grandson Bobby

    55555 by Robert M.


  • Robert M.Fish and chips with my Texas grandson Bobby

    55555 by Robert M.


  • Jing N.The local oysters and steamers for starters!

    55555 by Jing N.


  • Mike BarkerGreat food and views. ⛵️

    55555 by Mike Barker


  • Maru E.Love the lobster bake

    55555 by Maru E.


  • Alexandra MotternBuffalo shrimp was hard to eat

    33333 by Alexandra Mottern


  • Alexandra MotternClam pizza was too salty

    33333 by Alexandra Mottern


  • Alexandra MotternHarpoon specialty beer for legal did not go with seafood

    33333 by Alexandra Mottern


  • Andy GrossmanBeef brisket bruschetta

    55555 by Andy Grossman


  • Stefan ASam adams harborside special is a bit too fruity for my European tastebuds..

    55555 by Stefan A


  • Ashraf AliWorth your attention. Nice views, salty breeze, and kind staff all add to the experience. Can't go wrong with a lobster bake (next time, I'll get a bigger one). Calamari rocks.

    55555 by Ashraf Ali


  • Tobias FClaim chowder was awesome. Make a reservation early to get a table with a view.

    55555 by Tobias F


  • Jonathan YuFried clams were incredible and so was the tuna burger. Try to get a table overlooking the water.

    55555 by Jonathan Yu


  • Nick V.Biggest oysters I've ever seen!

    55555 by Nick V.


  • Alison RBuffalo shrimp and Swordfish

    55555 by Alison R


  • Maria K11 types of oysters - all outstanding! Best lunch in Boston! The lobster and the lobster bun were also delicious! The staff is really nice too!

    55555 by Maria K


  • Gary F.My favorite Legal. Great bar scene. Love the oyster selection.

    55555 by Gary F.


  • Amelia C.Mejor con reserva para las cenas de los fines de semana!!! Siempre lleno.

    55555 by Amelia C.


  • Tina S.Best crab cocktail and sole fish. The lobster wrap has just too much going on and the thick pita roll needs to go

    55555 by Tina S.


  • Andrea B.Chillin on the roof deck is so awesome.

    55555 by Andrea B.


  • Monica S.Tiny plastic cocktail forks for my shrimp cocktail??

    22222 by Monica S.


  • BU TodayThis restaurant has three floors—and three dining options—to choose from. The 1st floor is a typical Legal’s, with an outdoor deck; the 2nd is fine dining while the 3rd floor serves cocktails

    55555 by BU Today


  • Denise DRooftop Bar is one of the best in Boston!

    55555 by Denise D


  • David R.Popular spot with nice view of the water from the bar.

    55555 by David R.


  • Amanda L.Awesome rooftop bar! Gotta check it out!

    55555 by Amanda L.


  • Mike B.Get the sushi boat!

    33333 by Mike B.


  • Dimitra MNice food but real poor service they don't pay any attention to you that's a pity you expect more from a place like this ...

    33333 by Dimitra M


  • Becky V.We got the best seat in the place on a beautiful summer day. The staff were great and the food, as usual, delicious.

    55555 by Becky V.


  • Jeff P.Great take-out service. Need to get the clam chowder to go more often! Definitely get the dinner rolls.

    55555 by Jeff P.


  • Jarritt N.No jäger Don't have the special, after selling it, didnt have a bourbon after selling it, suggested "steamers" as oysters, but they are claims, crab roll was served cold "nasty". Chowder is great.

    22222 by Jarritt N.


  • Mark F.Good views and people watching

    55555 by Mark F.


  • Mark F.Great outdoor space on hot day. Fish selection is impressive.

    55555 by Mark F.


  • Javier L.great rooftop. food is average.

    55555 by Javier L.


  • Yasemin K.Great roof top deck and view, amazing food but disappointingly poor beer selection

    55555 by Yasemin K.


  • Mark SchildeRoof top deck

    55555 by Mark Schilde


  • Jeanette C.Gluten free fried seafood! Yes. It exists! It was excellent.

    55555 by Jeanette C.


  • Juley N.Popcorn shrimp and lobster bisque is awesome!

    55555 by Juley N.


  • sablerPretty solid shrimp! Although I hear most people come just for the halibut.

    55555 by sabler


  • Aga A.Located just across the harbor from the airport. Perfect spot to grab a last clam chawda bowl before flying out.

    55555 by Aga A.


  • Luca M.Enjoyable atmosphere in an up-and -coming area of the city. Highly recommend the crab salad. Turkey burger was very good as well.

    55555 by Luca M.


  • Jawwad A.Head to the rooftop for some great sashimi, nigiri and champagne. Can't wait to come back in the summer!

    55555 by Jawwad A.


  • Amy CThe Merry Oysters were delicious

    55555 by Amy C


  • Andrea B.Love the view, drinks and bartenders ;)

    55555 by Andrea B.


  • Teri S.Best rooftop bar in Boston. Sushi is great

    55555 by Teri S.


  • Sally S.The stuffed artichoke was amazing! So was the lobster bake :D

    55555 by Sally S.


  • Gene W.If you can't get in on the second floor head to the bar. Excellent service.

    55555 by Gene W.


  • Lisa E.Coconut lemonade!

    55555 by Lisa E.


  • Esther CBaked stuffed artichoke is great!

    55555 by Esther C


  • MelissaNice views

    55555 by Melissa


  • Julia D.Seats open up if you're patient although the earlier you come the longer you can lounge in the fresh harbor air & deliciousness. Great sushi but only a few other menu items on the deck.

    55555 by Julia D.


  • Toby MAnd look how cute the waiter is that served us!

    33333 by Toby M


  • Toby MI'm all ready happy, look at the size of this cocktail !

    33333 by Toby M


  • SNOCRUFlagship for legal here. Tuna is unreal. Take your smokin hot date upstairs post meal for the cocktail. Score!!

    55555 by SNOCRU


  • Eric A.Not sober enough to walk back down two flights of winding stairs? Take the elevator…

    33333 by Eric A.


  • Eric A.Cool. Mirror behind the bar so you get the harbor view from anywhere.

    55555 by Eric A.


  • Dan C.Great view and atmosphere!

    55555 by Dan C.


  • Dave T.Try the Rainbow Trout..you won't be disappointed!

    55555 by Dave T.


  • Jeb M.Best deal is the $3.95 16oz Narragansetts...

    55555 by Jeb M.


  • Kourt W.Try the Shrimp Cocktail

    55555 by Kourt W.


  • EJLI got stuck in the elevator there

    22222 by EJL


  • Lindsay Y.Sit in a comfortable chair with a glass of wine and enjoy live music by local talent.

    55555 by Lindsay Y.


  • Lindsay Y.The crabmeat roll contains a generous portion of crab. Happy to see that they do not skimp!

    55555 by Lindsay Y.


  • Joe B.Veuve for 62 bucks! Come and get it!

    55555 by Joe B.


  • MikeGet the swordfish salad! Swordfish is perfect. Served next to a light cucumber salad with fennel and chick peas. Awesome.

    55555 by Mike


  • Lisa K.One of the best Crabmeat salads in Boston!

    55555 by Lisa K.


  • Adam EGotta have the xL's if u like oysters

    55555 by Adam E


  • Tracy M.Get the Merry oysters. Native to Cape Cod and Legals!

    55555 by Tracy M.


  • Mike L.Make a reservation on open table and skip the wait

    33333 by Mike L.


  • Bob D.Ask for Sharon. She''s the best!!!!

    55555 by Bob D.


  • Boston.comThis vast, shiny flagship on Boston’s waterfront is a three-story salute to a local institution.

    55555 by Boston.com


  • Melissa L.Try the Mahi Mahi - Mahi Mahi with a coconut curry over jasmine rice and spinach topped with shrimp.

    55555 by Melissa L.


  • caroline l.Great bar but food was mediocre

    33333 by caroline l.


  • James M.Love this bar. Still going strong in november. Oysters and harpoon, can't go wrong.

    55555 by James M.


  • MarieOne of best views of waterfront. Stuffed calamari was fab. Got a spicy kick from sausage. Large plump chunks of tomatoe.

    55555 by Marie


  • Teri S.Try the sushi on the roof deck - just added!

    55555 by Teri S.


  • Shawn E.best rooftop bar in the city.... hands down!

    55555 by Shawn E.


  • lindsay kimFight for a comfy chair and settle in with a white sangria.

    55555 by lindsay kim


  • Jenny L.Their clam chowder has been on the presidential inauguration menu since Reagan.

    55555 by Jenny L.


  • Matt L.Look out at the ocean for jewelry inspiration. If you dream up beautiful gemstone jewelry then immediately check out Gemvara.com. So much better than Tiffany :)

    55555 by Matt L.


  • Jeb M.I did not realize that coming here was akin to visiting re White House. Stare at and scan my license, stamp my hand with a black light stamp downstairs, then another hand check upstairs? Dude I'm 33..

    33333 by Jeb M.


  • Erica W.Get to know Matt. You won't regret it.

    55555 by Erica W.


  • MicahIf they tell you an hour plan for 2. Turning over tables isn't their forte

    33333 by Micah


  • JulieOrder a glass or pitcher of St. Germaine & Rose. Mmmm, mmm GOOD!

    55555 by Julie


  • Quang N.11:23 am on a Sunday will also get you in right away.

    55555 by Quang N.


  • Emily O.Ham salad & cheese on toasted cheese w/kettle chips is an unexpected but tasty non-seafood option

    55555 by Emily O.


  • Austra Z.The most unassumingly delicious ham and chesse sandwich you'll ever have!

    55555 by Austra Z.


  • Madison G.Wanna catch a free BofA Pavillion show? Come up to the roofdeck!

    33333 by Madison G.


  • Jason L.Lobster rolls - small but tasty

    55555 by Jason L.


  • Michael A.The Mashed Potatoes = WINNING

    55555 by Michael A.


  • Kristen J.Come at 2pm on Sunday. You'll get in right away.

    33333 by Kristen J.


  • Joe B.Go to the roof top. Bottle of Veuve Rosé 62.00!

    33333 by Joe B.


  • Juliana Mtry the skinny pina colada!

    55555 by Juliana M


  • LeahBe prepared to wait up to 2 hours to get upstairs to the roofdeck. Weak drinks, too.

    33333 by Leah


  • Dave T.Check out the roofdeck & give the Moscow Mule & Strong Boy a go.

    55555 by Dave T.


  • Anita T.Troy, the server near the bar, is great!

    55555 by Anita T.


  • Ginny P.Crab salad is one of a kind.

    55555 by Ginny P.


  • Mark R.Presentation upstairs is incredible. Worth the price.

    55555 by Mark R.


  • Mark R.very expensive, but very worth it!

    55555 by Mark R.


  • Dan M.Naked blondes, Kumamoto, French K and kusshi oysters Always the clam chowder. Surprisingly the skirt steak. Grab the soba noodles and sautéed spinach sides

    55555 by Dan M.


  • Jeffrey A.Mediocre and overpriced. Great for tourists from landlocked parts of the country who have never had fish before.

    33333 by Jeffrey A.


  • AlanSit at the bar if there's a long wait for a table.

    33333 by Alan


  • Davinci VirtualIf you eat on the first floor, be sure to enjoy the view from the large elliptical bar where both wine and local beers are on tap. Or, request a patio seat, along Boston's beautiful HarborWalk.

    55555 by Davinci Virtual


  • Monique R.Naked Cowboy oysters are amazing!!!'

    55555 by Monique R.


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