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“Fast and furious” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Legal Sea Foods

Legal Sea Foods
2301 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202 (Formerly Legal Sea Foods - Crystal City)
+1 703-415-1200
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Ranked #11 of 683 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: American, Chowder, Seafood, Soups
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Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: South 23rd Street
Transit: Crystal City (Yellow Line) Metro station.
Description: For all those who love seafood in Crystal City, the world really can be your oyster. Choose from among the 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish we serve simply prepared, 365 days a year. In season, our patio seating is a lure for those who choose the fresh seafood and fresh air combo.
Coral Gables, Florida
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fast and furious”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The wait staff was so hurried that our evening meal was anything but memorable. The food was very good but we felt very rushed on this Memorial Day weekend visit. The Fisherman's platter was flavorful but TOO much fried food for me......I should have known better.

We were in and out in an hour, so if you ARE in a hurry....this is second to a drive thru experience!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Thank Alan A
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South Dakota
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Cute spot, yummy food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This is a really cute little seafood place withing walking distance of the hotels on Jefferson Davis Highway in Arlington. We made reservations in the afternoon for evening on the weekend so no problem there. Staff was sweet, crab cakes and salmon were delicious. Best spot in that area for sure.

Visited May 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Big lobster”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My wife loves lobster. She ordered the smallest they had on the menu and it exceeded her expectations. It was steamed perfectly. I had the crab cake combo, always a winner. The steamed muscles appetizer was up to par as well. Legal is just consistently good or better and this location is among the best.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Thank Bandit_TX
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Boulder, Colorado
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great seafood restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The food and service were excellent. Prices were a little high most entrees $20-30. Crowded on a weekday night. Doesn't take reservations.

Visited May 2013
Thank Margan56
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Wilmington, Delaware
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Yeah, yeah, it's a chain, but the food here is NOT disappointing. We were a party of nine, and were seated almost immediately, even though this place was crowded. The seafood was excellent!

Visited May 2013
Thank Mike N
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