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Turner Fisheries

10 Huntington Ave., The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA 02116
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Ranked #406 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $35 - $60
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Restaurant details
Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Dartmouth & Stuart
Transit: Green Line: Copley T Stop or Orange Line: Back Bay T Stop
Description: Voted Boston’s “Best Clam Chowder” by Boston Magazine and awarded "Best Seafood Restaurant" by Boston's People's Choice Awards. Spend the evening at the best of the best, Back Bay’s premier sustainable seafood restaurant, where Chef Armand Toutaint expertly prepares fresh, sustainable seafood with the finest ingredients and purest flavors. The restaurant’s handsome design is dominated by seven-foot high French Café windows that overlook Copley Square, and includes Italian terrazzo tiled floors, Hollywood-style banquettes, and floor-to-ceiling mahogany paneling. Turner Fisheries also features three private dining rooms accommodating up to 140 people.
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178 reviews from our community

73% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Turner is no longer open. They closed this winter after 30 years of serving clam chowder. There are two Legal Seafood nearby.

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Boston, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It was a nice place, but this needs to be updated. The food was very good, but it was clear they were struggling with attracting customers. I believe towards the end they became part of the Westin Hotel. The restaurant is now closed.

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Taylors, South Carolina, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It was a great place to watch the food being cooked. Very upscale place to celebrate a very special birthday for a very special lady. I had fish and it was GREAT!!!!

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Munich, Germany
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155 reviews 155 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Nice Setting, watch the People passing by. Great European design of China and cuttlery. Excellent variety of Food Excellent Food Quality, especially fresh fish

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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127 reviews 127 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

After a whole day of shopping at the upmarket Copley Mall I was exhausted and needed a real break. A sandwich at Starbucks did not satisfy me, so I looked around and found this interesting seafood restaurant, being part oft he Westin Hotel. I looked from the shopping mall level and the long staircase leads to the reception and the... More

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

I planned a private dinner here for about 27 people. From start to finish, the service could not have been better (thank you Kelly Sprouse!) We were able to easily plan our menu and they ordered the flowers for our tables as well. We had a cocktail hour with passed wines and a cheese/fruit display. The staff was perfect and... More

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Kamloops, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We had a terrific meal our first night in Boston. Turners is located on the ground floor of the Westin Copley, nice short walk down. I had the oysters to begin, followed by the Ahi Tuna. The tuna was one of the best that I have had. The portion was also one of the largest i have had. My wife... More

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Houston, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Located right in the center of Copley Square Mall, in the Westin Hotel, Turner Fisheries seafood selection of appetizers, main course, wine pairing, and desserts most definitely compliment a great dining experience for any visitor or regular wanting to try some seafood. My experience there was perfect, and food was spot on. I had a lobster special they had that... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013 via mobile

For a hotel restaurant, Turner was quite good. The oysters were all from the east coast and the sampler was fun and deliciously fresh. The Bouillabaisse was excellent. Nothing overly fancy, but fresh and delicious. In fact that can serve to describe the entire restaurant. Nothing overly fancy, but everything was really good. They have a nice classic cocktail menu... More

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

or can you? We chanced upon this place, having never heard of it before as we realized, with all of our traveling, we had not been to Boston this year and I live 20-60 minutes away (depending on traffic). Our noses got the best of us, sniffing something wonderful while at a seminar in the Westin Copley Place. Frankly, it... More

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