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Legal Sea Foods

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210 Andover St, Northshore Mall, Peabody, MA 01960-1647 (Rt 114 & 128)
+1 978-532-4500
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Legal will always have the ambiance and the friendly staff - the clam chowder is my favorite and delicious. I had the fisherman's platter and found it to be a little disappointing. It lacks imagination from a presentation perspective and it's a lot of deep fried fish. Tasty but you can't finish because everything just seems to have the same... More 

Thank George K
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I wanted to have a nice dinner the last night of our vacation, and we are so glad we chose this restaurant. We enjoyed our fresh fish (Wild Alaska Salmon and Swordfish) and sides. Excellent and friendly service. My husband said it was the best swordfish he had ever had. My salmon was also very tender and... More 

Thank cbtreview
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The clam chowder was as always, amazing. I had the Secretary of Steak (blackened Tuna) and it was great. My friends found their choices very regular, even disappointing.

Thank Ross C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Legal sea foods was our first stop on our trip to the Boston area and it didn't disappoint. Coming from Texas we had heard so much about the famous New England lobster rolls but never had one. The lobster rolls here (as well as the crab roll) are great! Seriously, there had to be at least a pound of meat... More 

Thank John W
Milngavie, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my own in North Shore Mall when visiting my daughter locally. Had been recommended here by daughters partner. Clam chowder one of the best I have had. Noted the menu said it was on menu at presidential inauguration! Also enjoyed starter sized "Rhode Island Stuffie" - a stuffed clam shell which was very tasty. Felt was good value for... More 

Thank JanandDavid
Woodbury Heights, New Jersey
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch, it was good. The place was clean, there was no wait. The service was quick, the food was yummy.. we had sushi, lobster bisque and clam chowder, it was all very good. During our meal a gentleman, who I assume was the manager, walked over greeted us and made sure everything was going well. They... More 

Thank jami184
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like clam chouder and the salmon. Great option if you like seafood. The service is very kind and prices are good.

Thank Christian_Novoa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

The fullest, meatiest lobster roll I have ever eaten. And I have eaten a lot of Lobster rolls. This restaurant had a sleek, modern atmosphere. The menu is typical for Legal Seafood. The service was good...but really who cares, the Lobster roll was heavenly, chock full of tender lobster meat.

Thank okdok
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This location of Legal always takes good care of us. A "story" restaurant that's right up to date. Shellfish and fin fish all great. Yummy creative appetizers and snacks too.

Thank HowardB C
Villa Hills, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Legal Seafoods has been one of our favorite restaurants since we lived in the Boston area. One is never disappointed - the Lobster Rolls and clam chowder are the best! Prices are a bit high, though!

Thank lgeisselbrecht

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 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 - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Andover St, Northshore Mall, Peabody, MA 01960-1647
    (Rt 114 & 128)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-532-4500
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. Seafood Nation loves our outpost in Peabody, at the junction of Routes 128 and 114. Those traveling to and from the beaches in Cape Ann are known to jump ship for some fresh catch. And those considering a fishing trip, visit us instead. Legal Sea Foods has long proven that a consistent, high quality dining experience never goes out of style. 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?