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Atlantic Fish Company

761 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
(617) 267-4000
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Ranked #8 of 2,785 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Back Bay
Cross street: Fairfield
Transit: Green Line Copley Plaza Back Bay Commuter Rail
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.
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Completely overrated. Spend 70USD (w/o drinks) on a halibut and sea bass. Portions were tiny, fish semi-dry. Service seemed to be annoyed when we made questions about food options. Not a bad restaurant, but we have been to much better places in Boston, and prices are steep for what you get.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

While visiting family in Boston we had the most delicious seafood meal ever. This restaurant is by far tops in its field. Since it was lent and on a Friday the place was packed. This didn't hinder the quality of the food nor the service. This is definitely the best place ever!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is very lively without being too loud. The service, from being greeted at the door, to the bartender, to the wait staff was excellent. Very extensive menu and everything is fresh! And the restaurant also has a great drink menu. Had the lobster and it was well prepared and tasted great. And the location is on a busy... More

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Alamo, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

My son and I were in town visiting colleges and we decided to go here based upon prior reviews. My son had the mussels appetizer and it was the largest plate I have ever seen! He loved them. My salad was great and the sea bass was fresh and delicious. The service was attentive and efficient. It is in a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We came here with a group of 6( 2 of them being children) and had an excellent time. The waiter was patient with us and tailored to the children so they could enjoy themselves as well. Nice kids menu. We also highly recommend reservations.

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indianapolis, IN
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152 reviews 152 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We had dinner here on a Friday night. We had reservations and were taken to our table immediately on arrival. Our waiter, Glenn, was very professional and helpful. Our food was good, but I think I was expecting too much. Being from Indiana, I somehow expected fresh seafood in Boston to taste better than seafood here, but it really wasn't.... More

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UK
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed the food and the casual/formal atmosphere. This restaurant is highly recommended from my view. Good location if you are staying near prudential center. Service: Our service was efficient but not overly friendly. Everything was done but the waitress seemed bit distant. Atmosphere: In my view the atmosphere was somewhere between formal and casual which is the way... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This is a very popular restaurant. So popular indeed that, even though we had a booked a table weeks ahead, there was no table for us and we were expected to wait. Eventually a table became available and we gratefully sat down. My starter of a lobster ravioli was tasty but the pasta was far too thick. This was strange... More

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Massachusetts
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96 reviews 96 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We had a late dinner on a Saturday night and were very happy. We had a reservation and were seated within a few minutes even though it was pretty busy. One of us had the catfish and the other a pasta/shrimp dish, and we were both very happy. Our waiter was excellent - very attentive, personable and a good sense... More

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Victoria, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

We had the steamers, swordfish and salmon- all were excellent. Great wait staff and yummy margaritas on the rocks. Our favorite boston restaurant!

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