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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 #10 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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English first
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

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
200 reviews 200 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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Twin CIties, MN
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I had six oysters as a starter and then a cup of clam chowder. The chowder was ok, but not a creamy as others. I then had the grilled tuna, which I think had a light vinaigrette. The tuna was cooked perfectly and it was delicious. The cost is higher than some places, but the quality of the food justifies... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Once again we enjoyed great seafood served by a fun staff. At roughly $60 each, the four of us all had great meals and felt we received our money's worth. We will be back - Legal Seafood is always a must visit.

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Leawood, Kanasa USA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The steamers were huge, but flavorful. That's about all. We both ordered the Boston scrod. It was just ok. There was really no taste. The experience here was not as good as we'd heard.

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Idyllwild, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a very chic restaurant. The food was very good and the waitress was very personable. We were there for dinner and the crowd was a mixture, but more on the mid-thirties crowd.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

I have always looked forward to being in Boston and enjoying a meal at Legal. The last few times I've felt like the food was just OK, not great as I remember. Tonight I ate at the restaurant at Burlington Mall, and I was happy with everything except the entree. I had a nice glass of Sauvignon Blanc before my... More

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Converse, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by hotel desk as the place to go for seafood. It has a casual atmosphere, but the prices anything but casual. My small portion of salmon was over cooked & lacked much taste. Cost for the two of us was $75 & that was with 1 beverage & no alcohol. Very disappointed. I couldn't believe the... More

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Mainz, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have been there several times during the last months. The food was always quite good, and whatever I had was tasty and well done. I can recommend the Calm Chowder and the mixed grill plate. Staff is friendly and prompt. From my perspective the only minus is that it is usually crammed full, and very noisy - not the... 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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