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Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3300
617-856-7744
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Ranked #269 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $20 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Atlantic Avenue
Transit: Blue line to the Aquarium
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English first
Warwick
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The Sea Grille is located on Rowe's Wharf and offers attractive views of Boston Harbor from the dining room. Our meal was quite good. Salmon and hanger steak. We each also had a cocktail, and they were excellent. The prices were what you might expect from an upscale restaurant in a major city. We also split a dessert and ordered... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you fully enjoyed your experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille! It was our pleasure to welcome you and your guest, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal and cocktails. Our staff is fully committed to taking care of our guests and we would love to welcome you back to experience it again.... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The service, atmosphere and food are all top notch. Get a seat by the window which has a great view of Boston Harbor. Entrees are generally between $25-$30 and the serving sizes are decent. Most dishes have straight forward seasoning/sauces, e.g., food is not buried in sauces. This is not a negative just an approach that is a little different.... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

How wonderful to hear that the service, atmosphere, and food at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille were able to create such a positive experience for you! We look forward to welcoming your return, and we thank you for your review. More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

What a horrible experience. We had reservations for afternoon tea, however, were met with a snooty hostess and host who asked us to wait...which we did, patiently. After seating several others both with and without reservations, went back to the hostess station to inquire about our ability to be served. We were again asked to wait. After 20 minutes of... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

It certainly concerns us to hear about your recent experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. This is not at all the experience we want for our valued guests and we offer you our sincerest apologies. First impressions are so important and we wish that yours had been more impressive. Your comments have been shared with our team, and has... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

normally, i love the little sandwiches and bits of pastries. but, the bread on the sandwiches was stale and the topics tasteless (not bad tasting but just lacking in much flavor).the pastries were of the type that you might get at a chain supermarket. to add insult to injury, the tea (earl grey, decaf) was also subpar (what happened to... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are happy that you plan to join us again at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille in the near future. Having Afternoon Tea should involve flavorful tea, sandwiches, and pastries, and we certainly do apologize that your experience did not provide you with that. We appreciate your valuable feedback. Thank you for sharing your concerns with us, and we look... More 

Millstone, New Jersey
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had our final dinner for 2014 at Rowes. Everything was great. Superior service, great atmosphere, very good food. If your in town try it even though there are hundreds of great places. The seafood was great. Lastly the atmosphere / Nautical theme throughout is wonderful. If your at the hotel or are looking for a great Breakfast, this place... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you joined us for your final dinner of 2014. Moreover, we are thrilled to have your thoughtful feedback with regards to the great atmosphere and superior service that the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille delivers. It was our pleasure to have you dine with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again and again.... More 

Cambridge
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206 reviews 206 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Restaurant is lovely, overlooking Boston Harbor. Service is attentive. Food is really go. We had the calamari which was really nice with an excellent ginger sauce. My salmon was well cooked, although I was not in love with the tomato and chorizo sauce. My husband's scallops were excellent. The bartender did a nice touch with the martinis, which was to... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We love hearing that your experience here at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille was made excellent by the attentive service and good food. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we look forward to greeting you again soon! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We were staying at the Boston Harbor Hotel for the weekend, but dined out in the North End and Quincy Market on our first two days and nights, just to be active. I wanted to make full use of the hotel's facilities on our final morning, so we remained on site. The morning was spent on the skating rink and... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us in regard to your experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. We are extremely pleased that you chose to join us on your final day at the Boston Harbor Hotel. It is wonderful to hear that your meal was exceptional and that Doug provided great service. We look... More 

Los Angeles
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140 reviews 140 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Had a very enjoyable lunch with a delicious chowder and beautifully prepared fresh salmon. Very nice setting, nice harbor view, terrific service. Pricey but not considering the location and setting.

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are excited to hear about your experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. Thank you for your kind comments regarding not only our beautiful setting, but our service team and food as well. We look forward to welcoming you back again, and we thank you for your review. More 

Champaign, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Don't go for the food. Don't go the tea. The atmosphere and good conversation with family/friends is what makes this experience superb. The Rowes Wharf Sea Grille is indeed an odd name for a place for afternoon tea. However it's an elegant restaurant snuggled on the backside of the Boston Harbor Hotel that overlooks the marina. Afternoon tea is about... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments from the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille with us. We do apologize for any noise disturbances from the bar that impacted your experience. We are pleased to hear that the restaurant was a perfect setting for you and your family. Thank you for pointing out our convenient location and the outstanding... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If your are in Boston and it's too cold to eat outside but you want to have an ocean view, this restaurant is a good choice, especially if you like it comfortable and quiet. The seafood is first rate, especially raw oysters (2.75 each) and the Halibut over risotto (about $36). Bottles of wine start at $40. The service is... More 

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Carlos B, Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

It is wonderful to read that you had the opportunity to enjoy the harbor view and comfortable atmosphere at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. We appreciate all comments from our guests, as we are continually able to improve the experience and our services with their help. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Additional Information about Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

Address: 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3300
Phone Number: 617-856-7744
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: American, French

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