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The Daily Catch

2 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02113 (North End)
(617) 523-8567
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Ranked #182 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $40
Sun 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Attleboro, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We waited for 45 minutes for a table, on a weeknight; but our meal was worth every minute. I ordered calamari and shrimp dish, served on pasta in a red sauce. It was served in a skillet; it was fabulous! My friend ordered 'black' pasta; that was interesting! Great service, ambiance, and of course ... north end ambiance! We will... More

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Lynn, Massachusetts
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This is the best italian place i have ever been. Fresh Black squid ink homemade pasta combined with homemade sauce of your choosing. These guys even go off the standard menu! Small place is a downer, but WAIT IN LINE FOR THIS PLACE! You have to wait in line for this place and they don't give you an estimated wait... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

True to form, if we'd arrived any later than 5:05 p.m. We probably would have had to wait for the entire restaurant to finish the "first seating." I'm a native and this was my first visit. I took a friend from the Upper East Side and we both had similar meals and a similar reaction. I had the clams and... More

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Greensburg, PA
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This review is for the restaurant on Hanover Street. You do have to stand in line on the street to get in, but they turn the tables quickly - we waited about 45 - 50 minutes on a busy Sunday night. Food is really fantastic - simple, fresh. Way better than many of the overpriced pasta joints on the street.... More

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We waited about 45 minutes outside the restaurant to be seated on a Thursday night. You do not put your name on the list; you simply wait until there is room for you to be seating in the restaurant (this is typical of the area). While we waited, my husband walked across the street to the famous Mike's Pastry for... More

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Katy, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Note: This review is for the North End restaurant on Hanover St. This a pretty typical small Italian restaurant you would expect to find in this area of town. It's not Olive Garden so don't expect a lot of choices or friendly service. You better know what you want when you sit down otherwise you're just holding up everyone else.... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

A friend of ours, a Bostonian brought a few of us from work to the Daily Catch. It is near the federal court house. There is no big signage and as soon as you walk into the restaurant, you'll understand why it is a catch. It faces Rowes Wharf and is near the Harborwalk, perfect for an evening walk right... More

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Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Walking down the Boston Port, my friends and me decided to stop at this very well located bar/restaurant near the Fan Pier. It was just to take drinks while appreciating the view on Downtown Boston and Seaport. Host was friendly and show us to our table. We looked at the menus and then, the waiting started. It took nearly 30... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

If I am in the North End just before when most people would eat lunch or dinner, I scamper to the bank machine and make a beeline over to The Daily Catch to beat the lines! I have never had anything but the shrimp scampi with linguine here, and that is because it is so good! Mmmmm... garlic.... butter..... It... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a great restaurant to eat at if you're not in a rush! The first time I ate there, I had booked a table (good idea!) and we were given one with an amzazing view of downtown Boston. The waitress was efficient and took our orders quickly, returning within ten minutes with our drinks. Unfortunately, despite no one ordering... More

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