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Atlantic Fish Company

#10 of 2,865 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Back Bay
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761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116 (Fairfield)
Green Line Copley Plaza Back Bay Commuter Rail
(617) 267-4000
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Atlantic Fish has been a favorite of both locals and tourists alike...
Atlantic Fish has been a favorite of both locals and tourists alike, offering classics like award-winning New England Clam Chowder and Maine Lobster to more adventurous items such as our signature Swordfish Chop. The understated and timeless decor of the restaurant immediately draws the attention of those who enter. The dining room reminds one of a classic cruising vessel, complete with detailed woodwork and murals reflecting the spirit of the sea. Tailored to intimate dining with cozy booths throughout.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Food and service

If you love sea food and you are in Boston then Atlantic Fish Company is the place to go. This restaurant is so popular it is one of the best sea food restaurants in Boston. - You must book a table in advance!! From start to finish the service was fantastic and on point and our waitress was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Kim F
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you love sea food and you are in Boston then Atlantic Fish Company is the place to go. This restaurant is so popular it is one of the best sea food restaurants in Boston. - You must book a table in advance!! From start to finish the service was fantastic and on point and our waitress was really nice.... More 

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Dallas, TX
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I was visiting Boston for the first time for a convention and went to this restaurant based on reviews. Unfortunately, it was average at best. The service was okay, but I ordered the surf and turf which was supposed to be a filet with a choice of seafood (I chose scallops). The scallops were cooked to my satisfaction, but quite... More 

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north salem, NY
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We had a fabulous business dinner the other evening. The location is easily accessible from all major hotels in the Back Bay. The seafood was wonderful and the service was attentive and very professional.

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barrington
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We had dinner here on a Saturday night. We made a reservation. And arrived early, had cocktails at the bar. We started our meal with oysters. Which were the best I have ever had. I had pan seared scallops and my husband had pan seared cod. Both were cooked to perfection. I will be eating here again. Excellent food and... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

I had a great dinner here starting with the seafood sampler, it was delicious. The salad was very good as well as the two fish dishes me and my friend had. The wait staff was excellent and the hostess went out of her way to find us a table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Delicious and great service! Went here with my mom for a lunch spot close to new burry at and shopping. We both love seafood and this place does not disappoint! I have been here twice before on dates as well and every time the food and location have been perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

My only negative critique would be the outside decor does not match the dinning experience inside. Service was impeccable, light personal chit chat, but always moving. The entrees were perfectly cooked. However the star dish for us was the peppermint pie. Wow it was different in a positive sense of the word. I would rank the meal as one of... More 

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Pyramids
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I strongly recommend this restaurant, if you are a seafood lover. I went with a friend of mine for dinner. The service was great, the food was very good. I enjoyed the mussels as an entree. Then the clams were delicious. My friend had the shrimps which she also said it was delicious. The portions were big. We were unable... More 

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Houston, Texas
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Of the restaurants I've been to during my 5-day visit to Boston, Atlantic Fish is my favorite. I was impressed by the quality of the food they serve and the service they provide. Very welcoming even when it's crowded. I had the pan-seared Giant New Bedford sea scallops, which were perfectly cooked. My friend was also impressed with the Yellowfin... More 

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New York
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26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I visited Atlantic Fish for the first time on a recent Tuesday night. I was meeting one person for a business dinner and decided to make a reservation. I am glad I did as the restaurant was full by 6:30 with only bar seating available so definitely make a reservation. There is a good reason Atlantic Fish was crowded. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
    (Fairfield)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line Copley Plaza Back Bay Commuter Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: (617) 267-4000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Atlantic Fish has been a favorite of both locals and tourists alike, offering classics like award-winning New England Clam Chowder and Maine Lobster to more adventurous items such as our signature Swordfish Chop. The understated and timeless decor of the restaurant immediately draws the attention of those who enter. The dining room reminds one of a classic cruising vessel, complete with detailed woodwork and murals reflecting the spirit of the sea. Tailored to intimate dining with cozy booths throughout.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?