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Legal Sea Foods-Atlanta

275 Baker Street, Atlanta, GA 30313 (Downtown)
+1 678-500-3700
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Ranked #115 of 3,425 restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Chowder
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
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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Sewell
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Seems we had the opposite experience of some of the other recent reviews. Our wait staff was very attentive, but the food was under seasoned.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I had never been to this location, but a vendor offered this as a great lunch location. The scene looking at the GA Aquarium and Centennial Park was awesome. Everyone did the extra little things to make the lunch easy and enjoyable.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

A bit overpriced and we had to wait awhile and it wasn't even crowded for a late lunch. Food was good but not best ever. I've had better service at red lobster, but at least restrooms were clean

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Dacula
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We had a very nice late lunch after our Museum visit. The food was wonderful especially the crab cakes and clam chowder soup. Our server was outstanding and made excellent suggestions. The atmosphere was relaxing after a full day of touring. We will without hesitation eat here again which will make our 10year old granddaughter happy since she was with... More

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Saint Andrews, Canada
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135 reviews 135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Had the pleasure of dining at Legal Seafoods in Atlanta while on a business trip. The food was great. If you like grilled seafood get the wood grilled special. Fantastic. Also try the seafood salad. It is the best. I will be back.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was a very pleasant dining experience. Good atmosphere, view and excellent service. The service was friendly and efficient without being intrusive. The food was excellent. I will definitely return the next time I travel to Atlanta.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Never eaten here before but my wife said the food is excellent so we went for dinner. Service was horrible, we waited 10 minutes just for our server to show up. We gave him our order and then waited another 10 minutes just to get water. Food eventually came to the table. Kids and wife said their food was good,... More

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Manhattan, Kansas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ate here after our long journey to the aquarium. There are 2 floors to the restaurant. The first floor is for walk-in traffic and the 2nd is for reservations. I definitely recommend going to the second floor for the view. We walked in and were seated relatively quick. The menu kind of disappointed me. I expected to see a... More

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Portland, Maine
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268 reviews 268 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

It starts, as it always does, with the excellent front desk staff...who proceeded to seat my business partner and me at an excellent window-side table with an excellent view. Our server - with the lovely name of Delta - was spot-on with the perfect balance of professionalism and personality. Our meal, dead tired though my partner and I were, was... More

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McIntosh, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We walked in, no reservations - not a chance, right? Wrong, we got to sit at a bar area (not with a bartender, where they shuck oysters) and watched TV. Our food was TOP NOTCH! I have a child with an allergy and there were more than accommodating, worth their weight in gold to a parent of a child with... More

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