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Legal Sea Foods

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75 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803-5389 (Burlington Mall Road)
+1 781-270-9700
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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120 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tried the Burlington location for the first time. Had reservations for (2) at 6pm on a Saturday night. We arrived at 6, and were told they had two table they were cleaning, and we will be sat next. At 6:20, I walked back up to the hostess to ask if they had the table she promised me 20 minutes ago.... More 

Thank Scott B
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday went to legal sea food and had a fabulous baked Hadick dinner, it was so fresh that is just melted in your mouth .

Thank Joseph T
Lowell, Massachusetts
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269 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here recently and ordered their Clam Bake. It was UNBELIEVABLE. The chowder was out of this world and those dinner rolls (heaven). Next up was steamers and mussels - so many I did not know where to begin. I begin and ended - half way thru the Bake, I now have steamers and mussels that will be leaving with... More 

Thank Martha T
San Francisco, California
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315 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been eating at Legal Seafoods since the days of its original location on Inman Square, where you had to pay when you ordered, and I try to have a meal at one of their restaurants on each trip to the Boston area. The Burlington Mall was on my way to my destination, so I decided to give it a... More 

Thank bluevoter
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This location never let's you down, no matter how busy they are from the servers to the quality of food preparation. We went as a family and children are cared for. Thank you yet again.

Thank edpapp
Western Ireland, Ireland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Really great sea food dishes here,ideal location in mall if waiting for shuttle pick up back to Marriott hotel.

Thank Olive C
Lowell, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

I took my daughter, daughter in law and my 14 month granddaughter thinking we could have a nice meal at our favorite place . The waitress was never to be found, once she came we ordered the following : cup of clam chowder, house salad that came with the wrong dressing, we ordered a kids grilled cheese sandwich, some dumplings... More 

Thank azores57
Newbury, New Hampshire
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178 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a BUSY location. If you don't have a reservation, be prepared to wait. My wife loves LS and we always try to find one if it's near mealtime. This one is located in the Burlington mall, parking is no issue. We had a light supper since we needed to get to bed for an early morning flight. My... More 

Thank peterrmans
Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Went in last evening and Kristin (Ozzie) was the bar staff that spent her evening making sure that I was taken care of. Her knowledge of the menu, including specials, was perfect. Great personality and very polite. Maybe I'm the grumpy old man, "Get off my lawn you young whippersnappers!" (not really) but manners matter and "No problem" as a... More 

Thank Jay H
Nashua, New Hampshire
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I brought my hubby here for his birthday in 2016 and I ordered my favorite fishermans platter..the portion is really for 2 people...so generous...but Iove having my left overs. My husband has the fish and chips.....he loved it. Really classy atmosphere.....really delicious and I will bring my husband back again this year for his birthday in February. The bang bang... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803-5389
    (Burlington Mall Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-270-9700
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. All roads lead to Legal Sea Foods. In this case, we are located near four main highways (Routes 128, 95, 93 and 3) on the first level of the Burlington Mall. Make the most of our convenient restaurant location - come for the seafood and stay to shop. Our entrance-way is marked by a water wall. With over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish available throughout the year as well as an award-winning wine list, there’s no doubt why legions of fans have fallen hook, line and sinker. We’ve received a boatload of accolades including “Most Popular Boston Restaurant” (Zagat, 2012/2013), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Improper Bostonian, 2010), “Best Chowder” (Boston Magazine, 2010), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Boston Phoenix, 2009) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?