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The Daily Catch

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$$ - $$$
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441 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mackay, Australia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here 2 days ago. Luckily for us it was a quiet night being a Jewish holiday. Usually there is a line up outside the door. Always a good sign. It is small, discreet and popular. We chose the Littlenecks for starters. Very nice! I had the Linguine and Scallops for mains. My husband opted for the Blackened Tuna... More 

Thank Roma3161
Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This small and crowded restaurant serves tasty fish and pastas. I like the calamari meatballs and Pasta Vongole (with clams).

Thank Joseph A
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Daily Catch in Brookline is a delightful little Mom & Pop restaurant that seats about 20 people (so come early!). The menu here is absolutely delightful and exquisitely prepared. The wife and I took our daughter and could NOT have possibly been more pleased that we had sought out this phenomenal experience! The wife had a shrimp/penne in red... More 

Thank latestarter99
Newton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Great seafood in Brookline. I love the fish dishes, as well as the black pasta. Nice fried seafood too. Expect long waits, as they don't take reservation and the restaurant is very small.

Thank Eytan M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow just wow. Food is absolutely delicious. Nice little place, not loud. We had the Swordfish and Salmon and shared. It was soooooo goooooooodddd!!!!!!! Everyone in there is very nice, I highly recommend to anyone looking for seafood, don't go all the way into the Boston if your looking for a nice place, go here. 5 stars from me!!

Thank William M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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102 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Am so grateful this tiny restaurant has stayed put in Brookline! Your quintessential neighborhood restaurant. Food consistently yummy. Best calamari anywhere. And you can't go wrong with any pasta with the white sauce. Yes, there is always a long line. But it is worth it. Try it.

Thank pigletthepug
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Skip the over-priced and plain vanilla Legal Seafood and head straight for Daily Catch. The seafood is a fresh as it gets and preparation is outstanding!!! Just be prepared to wait on a weekend...the restaurant's small.

Thank Jake59Boston
Amherst, Massachusetts
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113 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

got in without a wait, its rare but it worked out. My swordfish was cooked perfectly with tasty horseradish mashed potatoes. My partner enjoyed her shrimp scampi with plentiful number of shrimp cooked perfectly. Shared a yummy lemon cake dessert which a perfect end to a perfect evening!

Thank albnh
Portland, Oregon
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123 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

We arrived at about 6:40pm and there was a fairly long line outside. About 22 seats in this restaurant. One server who was remarkable. Never appeared to get flustered. We got our table about 7:20pm. Once we ordered, food arrived promptly. We were surprised on the quick turnaround. A result of the limited seating no doubt. Food was 5 star.... More 

Thank Huskie4
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you go there, there might not be enough room for me, which is really disappointing. I love this hole in the wall seafood restaurant. Our #1 to be sure. Everything I have ever had there is excellent. Good wine. Good prices. But it is small and they don't take reservations. About 8-10 tables. So be prepared to wait, or... More 

Thank dryFlyfisher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $31
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: 16177342700

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