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Captain Marden's Seafoods

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American, Seafood, Hamburgers
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279 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5910
781-235-3737
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood - yes; pasta dishes - no

All of the seafood dishes we ordered were great - fresh, cooked just right; we were satisfied with them and we were also impressed by the lobster dishes some of the neighboring tables ordered. However, I simply cannot give a thumbs up for either the lobster mac n cheese or the shrimp parmesan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

All of the seafood dishes we ordered were great - fresh, cooked just right; we were satisfied with them and we were also impressed by the lobster dishes some of the neighboring tables ordered. However, I simply cannot give a thumbs up for either the lobster mac n cheese or the shrimp parmesan. The lobster mac n cheese had huge... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I love the Bostonian specialties. The chowda' is my favorite, you can't miss that. You may have to wait a little but is worth it.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The restaurant is great. It is part of the enterprise that includes Captain Marden's takeout and a large wholesale business. Captain Marden's has the best seafood in Massachusetts, including Legal Seafood.It's also a third generation family business which sets a welcoming tone for all visits there.

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've had breakfast and dinner. The food is always fresh and tasty. Great neighborhood spot. All of the fish sold in the market is fresh and high quality.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The freshest fish and seafood since they next Captain Marden's fish market. There is no liquor license, so you can bring your own which is nice. Dinner is always served with delicious corn bread. I just went for my birthday and had a 2 pound steamed lobster, delish!

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Needham, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Excellent neighborhood restaurant. Consistently good and not terribly expensive. Nice for brunch, lunch or dinner

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Natick, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Big menu, great french fries, wonderful shrimp in the market, wild caught from Mexico, love the fresh crabmeat in the market and often order the Lobster salad split with the crabmeat salad in the restaurant. Since over the years, I will go once a week…there have been great dinners and some not great dinners. The steamed mussels have been outstanding,... More 

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is an old & worthy establishment in Wellesley & it surely deserves the staus of being tried and true. The seafood is fresh and incredible. Their breakfasts,brunches & lunches are such treats to the eyes and to the palette! I've been so impressed with Captain Marden's for over three decades. Trying them is a must. You will be delighted... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

You cannot get fresher seafood anywhere in Metro-west. The restaurant is quaint and well maintained. The service staff is exceptional and the food is out of this world. You can also if the time is appropriate get fish of all types to take home. Just like it it came of the boat that day.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The fish is always fresh at Captain Mardens! We've eaten here for about 15 years! We've never had a bad meal. And although we usually go for dinner, the breakfasts are wonderfully creative and worth the trip. Eggs Benedict with crabmeat or lobster is a treat! Well done, Captain!

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Additional Information about Captain Marden's Seafoods

Address: 279 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5910
Phone Number: 781-235-3737
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 279 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: 781-235-3737

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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