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Chart House Restaurant

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60 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3602 (Atlantic Avenue & State Streets)
617-227-1576
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Lakeland
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I believe this building used to be owned by John Hancock. There is inside and outside seating. The front patio that overlooks the harbor is way better than the back patio which overlooks the parking lot. If you purchased a ticket on the Old Town Trolley, you will have a coupon from their map that gives you a free appetizer... More 

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped in for a late lunch on a busy Sunday afternoon. We ate on the patio/terrace as the sea breeze was really nice and the people watching fabulous. I had a crab cake on salad which was delicious and my husband had stuffed red snapper that was also very good. The prices were a bit high, but you also... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I are were strolling on the waterfront during the fourth of July weekend. We stopped in the Chart House on a busy 3rd of July evening and they were very polite to accommodate us with no reservation. We sat in the main dining room on the second floor - beautiful old historic building. Rob our waiter was... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fish dry, service slow, definitely not impressed. Oh and did I mention that it's expensive? And I hate it when they point out that tips are not included...

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Thank S_Brussels
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was Saturday night (730pm) peak season and very busy (disclaimer). Our waiter was friendly (although he tried to take our desert order when we order appetizers). We wanted to love this place because we live 10 mins away and love being near the water. Our appetizers (soup and coconut shrimp) took 45 mins and our main course was over... More 

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Thank staceyrichmond
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here while passing through Boston on recommendation of my sister, who lived in the city for several years. I ordered just a quick sampling of their menu, New England Clam Chowder and Lobster and Shrimp springrolls. All I can say is "wow!" - there is a reason why this restaurant draws thousands every year. Food was fantastic. Our waiter... More 

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Thank FourLugHero
Massachusetts
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chart House is a great location right on the wharf. I was surprised that it was so cold sitting outside though. There is no sun under the "awning" so make sure you bring a sweater or coat - even on a 90 degree day. The chowdah was delicious. I heard the crab cakes were yummy but didn't try it... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great lunch. Had the lobster stuffed scrod which was a wonderful meal. The only reason I did not give this 5 stars was that the waitstaff was not very attentive, but overall, great

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Service and food as expected from this chain. Always delivers, but at a price. Good location on long wharf.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been whale watching and decided that our hunger needed fixing. This resaurant is right on the harbour and looks great from the outside. We had some cocktails to start (Fiery Cucumber - recommeded)and then followed with some really good shimps served with a variety of dipping sauces. For main course we had burgers and salad and both were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
American, Soups, Gluten Free, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Long Wharf, Boston, MA 02110-3602
    (Atlantic Avenue & State Streets)
  • Public Transportation: Blue Line Aquarium
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 617-227-1576
Description
An incredible landmark location on Boston’s Long Wharf, Chart House is situated in the Gardiner Building – the restored 18th-century offices of American Patriot John Hancock. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine & it’s not hard to see why the restaurant is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From fresh fish specialties to slow-roasted prime rib, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed Salmon & Whole Maine Lobster. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Pato Dining at its finest!

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Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.