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Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

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70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3300 (Atlantic Avenue)
Blue line to the Aquarium
617-856-7744
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Today
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Families with children
Doing business
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 78
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful meal

We had a wonderful meal here. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable about the many different beers they offer and had good suggestions for the oysters too. Two of our party of three had fresh oysters which they said were delicious. And then we got a small basket of fried oysters for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Beaupeep99
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Martigny-Croix, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I enjoyed breakfast on 2 days and 1 lunch. Terrific all three times! Service is just terrific and worthy of a visit.

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Ma
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have gone for afternoon tea at the Sea Grille a couple times. It's a yearly event for my mother and sister and I, and now includes our teenaged children. The setting here is beautiful, overlooking the water. The white clothed tables are strewn with rose petals. The food, from the scones to tea sandwiches, chocolate covered strawberries and desserts... More 

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Prudhoe, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Great restaurant, great food, great service. Brilliant ambience and great views over the harbor. the main dish portions are big and the steaks are cooked to perfection, the Scallops were amazing. the breakfast buffet was huge.

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Stephen J, General Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille! It was certainly our pleasure to help create the most enjoyable experience for you, and we cannot wait to welcome your return. Thank you again for your review. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

everyone was very attentive, the food was excellent the waiters were very considerate. the seafood was fresh, a true luxury hotel!

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Stephen J, General Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that your experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille was exceptional. We look forward to welcoming you back! Thank you for your kind review. More 

Martigny-Croix, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We had a wonderful meal here. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable about the many different beers they offer and had good suggestions for the oysters too. Two of our party of three had fresh oysters which they said were delicious. And then we got a small basket of fried oysters for the table - I would get a large... More 

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Stephen J, General Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that you found our food to be delicious, and our dedicated team to be friendly and knowledgeable. It was our pleasure to welcome you to the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, however, learning of your frustration with our music, greatly disappoints us. We certainly do apologize that you found our dining room to be too loud.... More 

Nashua, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

the menu is sufficiently varied that everyone can find something to eat. Notably lacking is a focus on lobster. The seafood platter is enough to fill you up and has a fantastic variety of shell fish (except lobster) and fish to make it memorable. My litmus test is the clam chowder and as a "Maine Down Eastah" I am hyper... More 

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Stephen J, General Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments about your recent experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. We are pleased to hear that both your dinner and breakfast were superb, and happy that you experienced the most friendly service you’ve ever had in Boston. Also, we appreciate you sharing your comments about the food you enjoyed. We... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We went here for dessert and a few drinks after dinner. We had the hot chocolate cake which was really good and came with delicious ice cream. We also had 2 glasses of wine which came recommended from our server Adrian. He was extremely knowledgeable and told us about wine pairings they do. There's also a great view. We'll definitely... More 

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Stephen J, General Manager at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, responded to this review

We are delighted to read that Adrian provided outstanding service to you. Thank you for sharing your generous praise of our restaurant; we have passed along your comments and they are very much appreciated. It would be our pleasure to have you dine again at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille and we thank you for your review. More 

Roseland, New Jersey
Top Contributor
422 reviews 422 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

In Boston Harbor Hotel right on the water. Nice business dinner in the blizzard. Nively decorated with ship paintings. Nice bar. Excellent fresh oysters and a nicely grilled wild striped bass. Excellent service.

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

Hearing that you enjoyed your experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille makes us smile. We are happy that you fully enjoyed the setting, food, and service. Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we hope you will join us again soon! More 

Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A bit pricy but delicious great view of the harbor excellent service from everyone they were all a delight!

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

Thank you sharing your experience at the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. We are pleased to hear it was delightful, and hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Warwick
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3300
    (Atlantic Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Blue line to the Aquarium
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: 617-856-7744

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: French, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Entertaining clients
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

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