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The Daily Catch

2 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02113 (North End)
(617) 523-8567
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Ranked #157 of 2,815 restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Neighborhood: North End
Description: With our black pasta dish: Aglio Olio rated top 100 in the country, The Daily Catch - Seaport is considered by many as the best place to enjoy Pasta, Seafood and most importantly Calamari in Boston. Footsteps from the water, you can enjoy the ocean breeze while sipping wine or cocktails on our Outdoor Patio. Or you can sit in any of our newly renovated dinning rooms with stunning views of the Boston Harbor and City Skyline while taking in the aroma of fresh ingredients from our open kitchen. We are the #1 Seafood Restaurant in Boston's Seaport District according to Zagat Food Ratings. Your reservation is only a click away! Please note: The Daily Catch - Seaport gladly accepts online reservations for our indoor dining-room. We are, however, unable to accept online reservations for our outdoor patio due to our inability to guarantee favorable weather conditions. Patio seating is offered to patrons, as weather and availability permits, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Thank You!
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Boston
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Went here for lunch today. Sat down at 12:04, told the server we needed to get out by 1pm. Took 20 minutes to order so we asked for whatever was fastest - she had no suggestions, and was not helpful. We ordered what we thought would be fastest - soup, sandwiches and re-iterated that we needed to be out by... More

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San Francisco, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Had dinner with a bunch of people. Appetizers of steamed mussels and fried clams were good. Had main entree of fresh Haddock which was delicious and it came with fresh sauteed vegetables. Dessert of cannoli and tiramisu were delicious. One of the best Tiramisu I had and I eat lots of tiramisu. Had a great view of the bay habor... More

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New England
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

A business associate made reservations and recommended we do a late lunch. The restaurant was not at all crowded. We were quickly seated at an outside table but as far from the water's edge as could be. We asked for a table closer to the water, but were old they were "reserved for dinner patrons." (It was 2:00 PM, were... More

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Amelia Island, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Daily Catch had rave reviews from a friend who was a regular many years ago (different location) but this first visit for us was pretty unimpressive. While the food was okay, the portions were small and WAY overpriced for what you get. If the idea of sitting beside a harbor is worth doubling your bill, you might have a... More

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Orchard Park, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

After going to the Barking Crab to find that all the tables were occupied, are family decided to go to The Daily Catch. We only had to wait a few minutes for the waiters to seat us, there was a beautiful view and we could see a lot of the city. The scallop Alfredo was amazing!!!!!!!!!!!! It was creamy, and... More

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South Carolina, USA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were tourists in Boston, walked by (July 3), read the menu. and sat down for a late lunch. I love linguini with clams, and these were outstanding. We went back for dinner on July 5, even though we had planned to visit another restaurant. Our dinner experience was outstanding again. We chose to sit outside both times, and it... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cash only, rude staff, Chris is a jerk and gets very upset if u walk in and the restaurant is full, So u need to know the rule is to peep in the window and wait your turn. There attitude is it's a privilege for us the patron to eat their. So with that said I would eat there anytime... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
318 reviews 318 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were close by and this place looked fine with a great view. I should have looked at Tripadvisor first...as you can't judge a book by its cover. Inspired: nothing Service: awful - 20 mins for a beer minimum Atmosphere: nice with a harbor view Food and drink: ok Return: never Discovered: via our water taxi captain

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Boston
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117 reviews 117 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I went for the first time a couple of weeks ago on recommendation from a friend. I have to say this is by far some of the best quality seafood and Italian food I've had in Boston and I live here! It's right on the water but that isn't even the best thing about this restaurant...it's the food! The seafood... More

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Tampa, Fl
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Food was fantastic - frequented by locals, but restaurant only holds abour 20 people so there's a line (first come first served). Only 3 people running the site, cook, dishwasher and server - but they have it down to a very efficient system. Fun getting to chat with the other patrons since you are in such confined quarters - but... More

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