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Legal Sea Foods

2401 Smith Boulevard, National Hall, Entrance to Gates 23-34 Concourse, Arlington, VA 22202
+1 571-551-5988
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“scallops” (8 reviews)
Opens in 18 min
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2401 Smith Boulevard, National Hall, Entrance to Gates 23-34 Concourse, Arlington, VA 22202
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Reviewed 3 days ago

While they are famous for their chowder, I have to say that Seattle does it better. Still the fried oysters on the po'boy were delicious - super light batter.

Thank VicCosentino
Reviewed December 7, 2017

I have eaten at this Legal for years, dating back to when it was located in the space presently occupied by Sam & Harry's. The food was always excellent, albeit a bit pricey. My most recent meal however was not as good as in the...More

Thank Frequentflyer666
Reviewed November 10, 2017

We had a large party, saw just about every entree they offered, everything was excellent, and not over priced. The service was top floor, food arrived fast, couldn't find even one thing to complain about even if I wanted to. I had a pasta dish...More

Thank Billy G
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I decided to have dinner at Legal Sea Foods at Reagan National as I had time to spare before going through Terminal B security (usually I’m rushing for a flight!). At about 6pm, I waited 10 minutes or so for a table, although I could...More

Thank Route128North
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Skipping the part where the ambience is lacking because of its position next to the TSA check in, it's nice to be able to eat good seafood when you have Time to kill between flights. Get some full belly clams or a lobster roll and...More

Thank LRR2222
Reviewed July 22, 2017

I did not expect this! I ordered their Cobb salad with blackened shrimp. It was fresh and delicious. They also have a broth based liter version of clam chowder that was also divine. I will eat there again.

Thank emotionalbutterfly
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in prior to going through TSA. Had a crab cake sandwich and lobster roll. Was really good. Cake with French fries and cole slaw. Would recommend to anyone with a little bit of time before flight. Service was excellent.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

We celebrated hubby's birthday after landing in Regan. We had two small children and four adults. The manager saved us a lovely space in the upstairs lounge with views of the planes. Food was so delicious. I had Boston Cod and hubby had seafood casserole....More

Thank BLMerce
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

I tend to be critical of most airport restaurants. We met up with family flying in from FL. We met here for drinks and appetizers. The blackened sashimi tuna was really good.

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

We were a party of three and everyone really enjoyed their dish. The service was good as well. If you find yourself looking for a meal at Washington National then this is a good choice and I recommend it. My only complaint was that one...More

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July 30, 2016|
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Response from Austinpower312 | Reviewed this property |
It is ten minute walk from hotel, S. Eads to 23rd Street S. Legal Foods n right hand side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2401 Smith Boulevard, National Hall, Entrance to Gates 23-34 Concourse, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 571-551-5988
  • This restaurant is at Ronald Reagan National Airport
Add a stopover for seafood to your itinerary at Reagan Airport - our restaurant is the perfect place for travelers who need a quick layover for food or drink, want to wine and dine away flight delays or prefer to take off with take-out. We are located pre-security in National Hall, before the Terminal B/C security checkpoint.
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