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Moulton's Seafood Restaurant

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178 Winthrop St Ste A, Medford, MA 02155-7126
(781) 396-6466
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a quaint neighborhood restaurant that serves fresh seafood at an affordable price. The owners are very nice and provide great service. They only serve the daily catch. The furnishings are modest and clean, but this is what I would expect in a neighborhood gem. I enjoyed my meal, and the Reisling was great.

Thank QueenMemphis
near Milwaukee, WI
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205 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we entered the bar area, it felt like we had stepped back in time. One person was cashier, server, and greeter, so we had to wait to be seated. The small dining area had a few families on that Tuesday evening. Our goal was to get me some scallops, and they were on the menu in several places, all... More 

Thank CityHiker73
Hartland, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our party needed scallops in the Somerville area, but all endorsed by our hosts were closed by 8 when we launched. Went to Moulton's in Medford which has a supper club feel to it. The scallops were excellent; a shrimp dish was generous but the shrimp were hard and had not much flavor as prepared. A mussel with pasta had... More 

Thank 908streeturchin
Woburn, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

We were looking for a seafood place where we could get a table on a Saturday night. No problem here! The place was nearly empty. Prices were very reasonable, perhaps too much so. I would have been happy to pay a couple dollars more to get fresh vegetables rather than frozen. The haddock chowder was prize-winning quality. Don't go for... More 

Thank UCM0m
Taylor Mill, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Cozy place, friendly service, very good meal. Enjoyed the Lobster Pie and the Crab Cakes. I would recommend. Trip Advisor sucks, though. I trying to write a nice, short review, and it won't let me submit. Dumbest thing I've ever seen.

Thank DRFrickman
Somerville, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2015

I haven't been there for a few months but have always found the seafood there to be fresh and with no surprises. The fried food always comes out golden and never repeats on me like some places that don't change the oil often enough. If you're doing take out call well in advance on the weekend or during lent. Prices... More 

Thank Nothing2Gain
Ithaca, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Went as a group of 4 on a Tuesday evening. Service was a bit slow, but food was all excellent! Schrod was extremely fresh and flavorful, and Lobster pie was also great. Would recommend to anyone!

Thank Cowsbiteyou
Lexington, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2015

We chose Moulton's based on the many positive online reviews. I'm a seafood lover and am always on the lookout for that small neighborhood gem. Unfortunately this isn't it. The dining room was quiet and pleasant, and the staff friendly and attentive, but we were very disappointed in the food quality. My wife's grilled salmon arrived smelling burnt and was... More 

1 Thank David E
McLean, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2015

While visiting Tufts University for an event, I asked a former professor to lunch and he suggested this place. It was excellent. It is located in a residential neighborhood not far from the campus, but better to drive than walk. The fish is all fresh and can be ordered fried, grilled, baked, Cajun, or blackened. I had baked Filet of... More 

1 Thank Kevin B
Jaffrey, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014

We have been to this restaurant twice and have had great food at a fair price on both occaisions. The seafood is fresh and there is a nice dining room. Parking can be difficult as should be exprected in Medford but it is well worth a visit!

Thank JimGraff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Winthrop St Ste A, Medford, MA 02155-7126
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: (781) 396-6466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?