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275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313 (Downtown)
+1 678-500-3700
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Ranked #134 of 3,483 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $50
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Chowder
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Luckie St
Transit: Georgia Dome/GWCC/CNN/Phillips Arena or Peachtree Center MARTA Stop.
Description: The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. See fish. Eat fish. Legal Sea Foods is located in downtown Atlanta’s Hilton Garden Inn, across from the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola. Our two-story restaurant is double the fun for Atlantans who love seafood. Our validation will net you savings: complimentary self-parking or $5 off valet parking in the Hilton Garden Inn Garage. The buzz-worthy Oyster Bar is our street level lounge. Our second floor dining room features panoramic windows overlooking Centennial Olympic Park and Atlanta’s skyline, a balcony with outdoor seating and a wine room for semi-private parties. Nineteen signature cocktails, 28 wines by the glass and 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish will get you hooked. Legal Sea Foods has received a boatload of accolades including the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
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Macon, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A very trendy place conveniently located close to Centennial Olympic Park. My wife and I had the Shrimp and Grits. The shrimp was wrapped on bacon and the collar greens were the best I've eaten. I very cozy place. Will be back when I'm in the neighborhood!

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Sandusky, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Easy walk from Embassy Suites at Centennial. Can always count on fresh fish and seafood. Service good. Reliable choice for dinner and drinks after long day at Gift Mart.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The clam chowder soup and salmon were amazing. The service was very fast and the staff was very friendly.

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South Carolina
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149 reviews 149 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Seafood was quite good. My oysters had a good flavor and were well seasoned. Coleslaw was excellent. Food arrived hot as it should be. The customer service personnel seemed to be nice and welcoming. Very nice wine list. However, I do think the service was a little on the slow side and the restaurant was not full when we arrived.... More 

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Plano, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We wandered in for lunch after visiting College Football Hall of Fame. We ate in the bar area so we could see the bowl games on the t.v.'s. We ordered a variety of lunch items as well as items from the kids menu and everyone was genuinely pleased. Crab cakes were raved about. Very friendly server and pleasant atmosphere.

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The customer service is really good just very disappointed with my food like I was really expecting my food to look more appealing for the money I was spending but for that I would have enjoyed better food aat spodivits for the same amount.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Went to Legal with my wife and enjoyed the décor and the food. The sides and appetizers were better than the entrées. We started with a delicious crab cake which was very meaty with little filler. The wedge salad with blue cheese and bacon was better than I have had anywhere! As for the entrees, the wood grilled shrimp and... More 

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Oxford, MS
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had a great meal here. There was a 45 minute wait so we chose to sit at the bar and eat! We had the best meal and a great experience. Our food was awesome and the service was awesome. We loved chatting with the bartender and getting some good tips around Atlanta. Will definitely recommend.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Legal seafood is delicious and the service is outstanding.... of course you must remember to get the chowder that has been famously served at presidential inaugural dinners! Of course if is a little fancy and pricy so best for dates, business meetings, and special occasions.

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Brunswick, Md.
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166 reviews 166 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This was a fantastic place to eat. The CREAM OF CRAB SOUP is hands-down some of the best we have eaten. I would highly recommend that if you are a crab food lover!!! The folks serving us were very helpful, knowledgable, friendly. Another must eat/and/dine when in Atlanta!!

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Additional Information about Legal Sea Foods

Address: 275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone Number: +1 678-500-3700
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Chowder

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