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Atlantic Fish Company

761 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
(617) 267-4000
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Ranked #5 of 2,816 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Peoria, IL
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Amazing on every level. I came during peak so was seated at the bar. The staff was incredible - super welcoming, almost apologetic about the wait.. a couple seated next to me waiting for a table was greeted twice by a hostess who on her own initiative kept them updated about the status of their wait. Bartenders were great. This... More

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7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Liked the clam chowder, loved -loved -loved the lobster salad! The skinny pineapple mojito was very refreshing after a long afternoon of walking. It was very busy, full of locals, who offered great suggestions on the food. Bar set up was a bit weird, I felt like I was sitting in the middle of the aisle. Service was ok.

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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Food was outstanding and service was 5-star! We had oysters, a bottle of Decoy 2011, scallops, filet mignon and lobster. Each dish far surpassed our expectations and I found that the restaurant's pricing was very reasonable! Crammed many 5-star restaurants into our trip, this was the #1 highlight of our trip! If you go, tell Jess that Jojo from Toronto... More

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Syracuse, New York
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216 reviews 216 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

close to Copley square, this was a great decision by our team dinner leader... super sized eafood platter appetizers with shrimp, oysters, clams, lobster and more..our server kept great tabs on our party of 9 ... dinner entrees included succulent scallops, lobster, king crab, sea bass.. all wonderful and delicious, figure $50+ per person... must do again!

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Thornhill, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I wish I had known about this restaurant before my last day in Boston. All I had room for were the fried clams and they were FANTASTIC!!! The kind I remember from 25-30 years ago that I used to get at the amusement parks in the coastal towns....loved them!! They even came in a brown paper bag :)

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

On a recent trip to Boston, we were looking for good seafood and fish and boy, did we find it. We had an absolutely delicious dinner there and went back the next day for lunch and again the night before leaving Boston. The food was so fresh and we enjoyed entrees and salads. Julie, the personable bartender, gave us great... More

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Picton, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful dinner at Atlantic Fish Company. The oysters were fresh and a great selection. All of our seafood was cooked perfectly and although the chowder was not the best we found it was still very good. The service was a little more standoffish than we are used to but no complaints either.

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georgia
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112 reviews 112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I recently accompanied my husband to Boston on business and after a disappointing meal the night before at Abe and Louies, we ventured into our reservations at Atlantic Fish with a bit of trepidation ( I do think both restaurants are owned by the same group but luckily Atlantic Fish is the better choice of the two) As we walked... More

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Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had dinner recently at Atlantic Fish Company and were very satisfied with our meals and with our general experience during our time at the restaurant. However, I had called Atlantic Fish Company earlier in the week regarding parking, and was told that the garage charges a flat fee of fourteen dollars after five o'clock. We were not informed either... More

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Frederick, Maryland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had a really great meal at Atlantic Fish Company in Boston. The clam chowder was absolutely delicious and the service was terrific. All our meals were well-prepared and it was a very lively atmosphere. Our children are 12 and 16, but it probably would not be a place in the evening for younger children as it's an upscale restaurant.... More

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