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Moulton's Seafood Restaurant

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178 Winthrop St Ste A, Medford, MA 02155
(781) 396-6466
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
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  • 8
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  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Consistently Good Quality

I haven't been there for a few months but have always found the seafood there to be fresh and with no surprises. The fried food always comes out golden and never repeats on me like some places that don't change the oil often enough. If you're doing take out call well in advance on the weekend or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Nothing2Gain
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I haven't been there for a few months but have always found the seafood there to be fresh and with no surprises. The fried food always comes out golden and never repeats on me like some places that don't change the oil often enough. If you're doing take out call well in advance on the weekend or during lent. Prices... More 

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Thank Nothing2Gain
Ithaca, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Went as a group of 4 on a Tuesday evening. Service was a bit slow, but food was all excellent! Schrod was extremely fresh and flavorful, and Lobster pie was also great. Would recommend to anyone!

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Thank Cowsbiteyou
Lexington, Massachusetts
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We chose Moulton's based on the many positive online reviews. I'm a seafood lover and am always on the lookout for that small neighborhood gem. Unfortunately this isn't it. The dining room was quiet and pleasant, and the staff friendly and attentive, but we were very disappointed in the food quality. My wife's grilled salmon arrived smelling burnt and was... More 

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1 Thank David E
McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

While visiting Tufts University for an event, I asked a former professor to lunch and he suggested this place. It was excellent. It is located in a residential neighborhood not far from the campus, but better to drive than walk. The fish is all fresh and can be ordered fried, grilled, baked, Cajun, or blackened. I had baked Filet of... More 

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1 Thank Kevin B
Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We have been to this restaurant twice and have had great food at a fair price on both occaisions. The seafood is fresh and there is a nice dining room. Parking can be difficult as should be exprected in Medford but it is well worth a visit!

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Thank JimGraff
Somerville, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The food was delicious, simple and great quality. I had the Seafood platter and it was huge! Clams, Shrimp, Scallops and Haddock as well as french fries and onion rings. It was perfect since I was very hungry and just got back to Tufts from a long flight from home in Chicago. My girlfriend had blackened scallops and the pilaf...she... More 

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Thank Anthony P
Andover, MA
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59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Great seafood in a neighborhood setting where you might not expect it, and less than 5 minutes from Tufts University. The dining room is quite modern and stylish which is a surpise behind the "storefront" entry. Family run, the staff cares about your experience. The prices are very reasonable. My group's four meals were all excellent. Three of us had... More 

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1 Thank Joe_from_Boston
Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Celebrated our son's birthday with lobsters. Top quality fresh seafood and chowder. Excellent Caesar Salad. We'll come back on our next Boston visit for sure!

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2 Thank sonnecj
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Spilt my drink all over table, myself and floor and the waiter that watched it happen walked away. My husband asked for some napkins and the jerk waiter brought 3... 3 napkins! We then asked the "hostess" and she gave us a few as well. No one acknowledged it, no one came over to help, no one even offered another... More 

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Thank Elle504
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012 via mobile

The outside looks like a dive bar, but the interior was actually quite modern. The staff was very friendly. The dining room is very small but the food was really good, and the value was terrific. It's a nice option for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 178 Winthrop St Ste A, Medford, MA 02155
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: (781) 396-6466

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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