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Legal Sea Foods - Burlington

75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803
+1 781-270-9700
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Ranked #11 of 105 Restaurants in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $50
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Chowder
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Burlington Mall Road
Description: The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. All roads lead to Legal Sea Foods. In this case, we are located near four main highways (Routes 128, 95, 93 and 3) on the first level of the Burlington Mall. Make the most of our convenient restaurant location - come for the seafood and stay to shop. Our entrance-way is marked by a water wall. With over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish available throughout the year as well as an award-winning wine list, there’s no doubt why legions of fans have fallen hook, line and sinker. We’ve received a boatload of accolades including “Most Popular Boston Restaurant” (Zagat, 2012/2013), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Improper Bostonian, 2010), “Best Chowder” (Boston Magazine, 2010), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Boston Phoenix, 2009) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
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Montclair, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

We were traveling in the area and went to dinner with another couple. We did not know the area but knew there was a Legal Seafood in this mall. We were seated promptly and waiter was very informative when we asked about the different seafood available. All parties were delighted with their meals - New England clam chowder, lobster, crab... More

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We go to Legal's at the Burlington Mall about once or twice per month We either take a seat at the Barbie at one of the high top tables in the bar area. We usually have the smoke salmon appetizer (sometimes more than one), raw oysters with extra horseradish, Kung pao cauliflower, calamari (they have three different styles- I like... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The restaurant has attractive surroundings, the entire staff is attentive and the meals are always served hot. The portions are large, the food of the best quality and reasonably priced.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Legal used to be synonymous with great seafood. I have eaten at several of their locations, most recently Burlington. Service was top-notch, parking was available if not the easiest to find. But the main thing, the food, was just ok. Two of us had the seafood casserole. The amount of seafood was small for the price and was on the... More

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I don't want to totally slam this place because I've had many very good meals here. But this evening was very disappointing. The service was lax; I had to request a water refill, and the waiter although pleasant, never inquired how meal was, after serving it. He seemed to be meandering about, quite distracted. Never saw a manager until leaving.... More

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is a well-known seafood restaurant in the Burlington Mall. If you go there without reservation, you might have to sit on high chair, which was OK. Food was excellent and the price was right. Shrimp dish was very good. Service was also very good. Loved the experience. I recommend it strongly.

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New Hampshire
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240 reviews 240 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Stopped in solo for a quick bite to eat. Located in the burlington mall, but with an outside entrance - it was easy to get to. I started with Lobster Bisque. It was pretty good. Could have been a little more lobster in it. The lobster bisque at the common man restaurants in NH is better. Overall still really good... More

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Excellent all around experience, great service, good atmosphere, great food. Would definitely return.

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Sherbroke, Québec, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The food was great, as usual. When a restaurant has a lineup of 1 hour at 8PM it says all.... The seafood casserole was great, but you MUST try the New England Clam Chowder

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Top Contributor
203 reviews 203 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Despite the mall location, this large and tastefully appointed seafood standby remains an excellent fine dining experience. Yesterday at lunch, I had the jambalaya, it was pretty authentic and satisfying. The shrimp were small but plentiful, the seasoning was just spicy enough, and the presentation was special. My wife enjoyed the shrimp salad very much. The servers are young but... More

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Additional Information about Legal Sea Foods - Burlington

Address: 75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803
Phone Number: +1 781-270-9700
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Chowder

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