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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 #7 of 106 Restaurants in Burlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $50
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 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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Peabody, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It is a Legal Seafood restaurant and always has good quality, business like atmosphere, very good service ... a great place to meet business associates for an always good meal with lots of fresh seafood choices.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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138 reviews 138 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Dined with an old friend at this mall located Legal. good service and the lovely standard "Legal" menu. they do a fine job with their fish. Their wood grilled salmon is always just excellent, One can count on Legal's consistent fish quality and prep.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have been commuting to Boston for work and one of the real pleasures of the trip for me is that I can eat at a Legal Seafoods restaurant regularly. The location is in the Burlington Mall. 5 minute drive from my hotel. There is ample parking. And Legal has the best variety and freshest fish. The white clam chowder... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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300 reviews 300 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We visit the Boston area about once a year, and always get an expensive but delicious lobster roll and thick clam chowder from Legal. Even though I only call for takeout or for a dinner reservation once a year, they must link to caller ID or something, because as soon as I start to give my name, they already have... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

made reservations for sunday lunch before the movies. The lunch menu had a lot of options we could have chosen. The server was great - friendly and knowledgeable. We split mussels and then each had chowder - one fish and one clam. The chowder was great - just what one expects from Legal! The mussels were very disappointing. Although cooked... More 

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Boston, Mass
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A place we go because of the great shellfish menu that changes with the seasons - mussels, steamers, oysters, lobster bisque and jalapeno cheddar polenta. Creative cocktails can be great or significantly less than so.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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88 reviews 88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Ate lunch here yesterday and ordered the mushroom ravioli and my daughter ordered chicken Caesar salad. We also had the spinach and feta dip which was plentiful and delicious. Wow, kudos to the chef! Each entre was delicious. Service was terrific, prices are reasonable. Will definitely be back!

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Rochester, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a great meal with my extended family in Burlington. I had not been to my favorite restaurant in ages since I moved out of the Boston area. Formerly, my husband and I would make LEGAL out go to night out, for a drink and chowder and maybe a complete dinner. BEst fish and chowder in Boston area. We made... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Legal's reputation is well earned. The variety of seafood offerings is outstanding, but it's the perfect preparation that makes the dining event special. Never overdone, never dry... just perfection. Surround your favorite seafood with rice, potatoes, and veggies of your liking, it's the fish that carries the day. Wait staff know all there is to know and are very willing... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I had a great experience here. It's a little more expensive for a typical chain, but it's quite worth it. The food and drinks are 5/5. Honestly. Loved this place!

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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 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Oyster Bar, Chowder

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