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Legal Sea Foods

100 Huntington Ave, Copley Place Mall, Boston, MA 02116-6506
+1 617-266-7775
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (109 reviews)
“seafood” (240 reviews)
“chowder” (80 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
100 Huntington Ave, Copley Place Mall, Boston, MA 02116-6506
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Reviewed today

Thank you Josh Volk!!! You helped make a bad start to our evening turn out to be a positive experience. We will tell our friends about you and the great food at Legal.

Thank Pastanana
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After two and a half days of walking and touring Boston I was ready for some authentic New England food. Copley Square location was convenient to our lodging in Back Bay. It was hard to decide what to choose because there’s a lot on the...More

Thank caridy
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was visiting Boston, so I had to eat at Legal Sea Foods. I went around 11:30 AM on a Saturday, and the place was pretty empty. After trying to seat me at the bar, they agreed to let me sit at a table (I...More

Thank nznorm
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great experience at the Legal in Copley Square! The Clam Chowder is the best anywhere. It was a first for a whole lobster for some in the party. The seafood platter is also amazing. The Salad on the menu was huge and I ordered...More

Thank cswd2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I return to Boston I always look for a legal seafoods restaurant Excellent sole lobster cod etc Also good wines by the glass

Thank rsegraves
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a lot.. Not as nice. Atmosphere was louder than normal. Chowder Caesar and shrimp more average. Guy sitting next to us loud on phone. Asked waiter he said nothing he could do.

Thank LHP-Cruiser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant. We love the fresh selections and atmosphere. Seating and services was pretty slow, but I would still recommend this place.

Thank usasteven
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little tired. Seems as if the formula has worn off. All of the dishes we had were good, from the mussels to the grilled fish and scallop, both of which were probably over cooked just slightly. However, I am not sure we would go...More

Thank KCNY2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined on saturday evening. Service was not great, not horrible. My entree was forgotten for 10 minutes which no one seemed very concerned about. My entree, soft shelled crab, was SO OILY and gross. I felt sick afterwards--all night until the morning. Everyone else's...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in fresh seafood there is no better place to go than Legal Seafood. The food is very good, moderately priced and the service is excellent.

Thank Isabella3890
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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 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: 100 Huntington Ave, Copley Place Mall, Boston, MA 02116-6506
    (Dartmouth Street)
  • Public Transportation: Copley (Green Line) or Back Bay (Orange Line) “T” stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighborhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-266-7775
Description
We know shopping induces hunger - and Legal Sea Foods reels in those who want to splash down for a meal or grab-and-go. Our restaurant is located on the upper level of Copley Place, with direct indoor access to both the Westin and Marriott hotels as well as to the Prudential Center. Panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Boston's historic South End. Here the views and the seafood are second to none.
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