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“Consistently good seafood”
Review of Fresh Pond Seafood

Fresh Pond Seafood
Ranked #33 of 113 Restaurants in Arlington
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Arlington, Massachusetts
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Consistently good seafood”
Reviewed May 31, 2013

I've been a fan of Fresh Pond Seafood for a long time, and loved their fish shack when they were at Fresh Pond circle in Cambridge. I was a bit wary when they moved from a busy street to a side corner in Arlington, since everybody knows that turnover is important when it comes to getting fresh fish. The selection in the new place seems to be a bit smaller than in the former location, and the prices are a bit higher, but the fish I've bought over the past year or so has been great.
They've also added a small seating section and now offer some broiled and fried fish as well as chowders. It's wonderful to be able to get high quality fried clams right down the street!

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Arlington, Massachusetts
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome Fish Market”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

The staff is very helpful when it comes to helping make selections. As a novice in the art of preparing and cooking fish they are very helpful to me.
The take out prepped food is convenient and tasty

Visited December 2012
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Thank LynneA2
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Arlington, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“The Best Seafood Store”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

What a pleasure it was to find this store after we moved to Arlington. It has the freshest fish we've ever brought home. So far we've sampled the shrimp and scrod, which are so good that it's hard to move on to anything else. There's always a fresh supply of lobster, and if you want to taste genuine clam chowdah, as I've learned to pronounce chowder, this is the place to get it. The store is clean, the staff friendly and helpful. My last visit was last week, but we've bought there once or twice a week since we moved here last summer.

Visited January 2013
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Thank wahineNewYorkCity
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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“$20 and still hungry”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

The food was middle ground and prices were VERY high. They are relatively new but you can't expect to pay for opening the store in the first year..

Visited December 2012
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Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“lobsters cooked to order...”
Reviewed December 5, 2012

...and on the table 5 minutes later.
good haddock and chips too.
plates are very generous, so we order a haddock plate and medium shrimp and that makes enough food for two

Visited September 2012
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1 Thank Geoffrey S
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