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The Daily Catch

#128 of 2,865 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
North End
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323 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113
(617) 523-8567
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: With our black pasta dish: Aglio Olio rated top 100 in the country, The...
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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Good for:
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 223
    Excellent
  • 118
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just Dinner

I've never been here. I thought it was good. The staff did a nice job. The swordfish was great. The food took awhile but worth the wait. We found this place by GAS it's sort of hidden.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
John G
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I was a bit surprised about the long waiting line in front of the restaurant. Waiting time was about 1 hour, but it was worth every penny. The Place retained the atmosphere of a retail fish market with an open kitchen right in the middle of the room. The calamari I had was just perfect. The wine was quite good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I've never been here. I thought it was good. The staff did a nice job. The swordfish was great. The food took awhile but worth the wait. We found this place by GAS it's sort of hidden.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It is a familiar and cozy restaurant. The black past with calamares is fantastic! The team is very friend and the taste is very good. Near Quincy Market and Market Green Line, It's worth a visit!

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Potsdam, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We timed dinner just right at the Hanover Street location. With close quarters, people WILL wait outside in the Boston cold for this. fried calamari app was tender and fresh, small size is enough to share. Broiled haddock best I've ever had, owner said fresh off the boat that week. Black squid ink pasta is homemade and with the chopped... More 

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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118 reviews 118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I learned about this place by seeing the lobster fra diavlo on the Food Network. I told my friends we had to go with our wives. It is a Sicilian seafood restaurant so know that before going. Had the calmalri as an appetizer which was simple but good. We got the lobster fra diavlo for 3, the more who go... More 

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Norfolk, Virginia
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Go have a drink and come back and enjoy a great meal. I kid, but the food is fresh and well plied by the chef.

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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a tiny restaurant in the North End, so you might have to wait a while to be seated, but it's well worth it. Seafood is fresh and prepared to perfection. I had an excellent and very large piece of swordfish prepared with lots of garlic, olive oil, and lemon. I'm salivating just thinking about how good it was.... More 

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East Orleans, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I've been eating at the Daily Catch since before they had a name. It used to just say Calimari on the green awning. Truly the best, freshest seafood, in my opinion. It is TINY. Very tiny. Only about 14 seats. THEY ONLY TAKE CASH. I put that in caps because if you get there and wait in line only to... More 

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Hartford, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I can't believe that the negative reviews of this place were put in the correct place. All of our meals were absolutely amazing. We started with apps, calimari meatballs intrigued us so we started with them, delicious. Steamed mussels, yes please, delicious. On to our meals, the scallops with linguine was amazing, I opted for the fra diavlo sauce. I... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We got in right away for lunch because it was a very wet snowy Saturday in Boston and not many folks were out so no wait. The menu is handwritten on a chalk board (kinda hard to read). It is very very TINY and casual. We were seated right next to the Chef/Cook Chris and it was really cool to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 Hanover Street, Boston, MA 02113
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighborhood: North End
  • Phone Number: (617) 523-8567

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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!
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?