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“Its Legal Seafood! Smaller Crowded but Good!”
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Ranked #4 of 880 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: South 23rd Street
Transit: Crystal City (Yellow Line) Metro station.
Description: For all those who love seafood in Crystal City, the world really can be your oyster. Choose from among the 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish we serve simply prepared, 365 days a year. In season, our patio seating is a lure for those who choose the fresh seafood and fresh air combo.
Defiance, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
504 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Its Legal Seafood! Smaller Crowded but Good!”
Reviewed July 20, 2012

A classic LS, same menu, smaller venue always crowded - make a reservaiton! Good service at the top of their game, same menu you will find everywhere, but well prepared, its a Legal Seafood, you know what to expect!

Visited July 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
253 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Perfect seafood every time”
Reviewed July 18, 2012

I have visited this restaurant twice in the past week and had visited earlier in January 2012. I have found the sea food to be consistently excellent in quality, preparation and quantity. The menu changes daily and had a nice range of price and serving size options. The salads, clam chowder, sour dough rolls as well as the entree's were excellent. The restaurant is not large and fills quickly after 6:00 pm, but I arrived before 6:00 each time and was immediately seated. The layout is long and narrow which combined with the small size, places the tables a bit closer than what you might sometimes like. Service was very good and prices were reasonable given the area and the quality. If you enjoy sea food, from my repeat experience you really can't go wrong here.

  • Visited July 2012
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St. Augustine, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“This was a nice treat in a dark area”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

This area had very little to offer, so it was nice to sit down, relax and enjoy good food

Visited July 2012
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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous crab cakes”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Even though I happened in near closing time, the waitstaff was cordial and the service was excellent. The crab cakes were delicious, as was the salad that I chose as a starter. I'll make it a priority to return the next time I'm in town.

  • Visited June 2012
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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Carry out Crab Cakes!”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Heard about Legal Seafood's renown crab cakes, so ordered two to go one night. They were very good, but for the price ($30+) I expected them to be like "WOW those are the best crab cakes I've ever had!" No, didn't quite do that for me - as I have to compare to my grandmothers homemade crab cakes which are the best in a comparison test (okay, I'm biased). The place was packed on a summer Friday night, so people coming in were offered outside seating if they wanted immediate seating. Casual dining in Crystal City, with decent carry out options.

Visited June 2012
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