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“The Better Seafood Choice in CC”
Review of Legal Sea Foods

Legal Sea Foods
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Ranked #3 of 883 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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
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505 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“The Better Seafood Choice in CC”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

Unlike the around the corner Scottish sounding establishment this locaiton has seafood wired! Good service, fresh offerings tasty and available, good wine list, overall a good experience in the CC restaraunt scene

Visited October 2013
Thank Hobietim
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Bonita Springs, Florida
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A little above the ordinary”
Reviewed October 23, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Clam chowder is still one of the best I've had but I believe seafood restaurants have improved their fare so that Legal Seafood is now a good albeit expensive chain seafood restaurant. Sampled several fish dishes and they good but not particularly distnctive or noteworthy. Would still go but not out of my way now that other seafood restaurants have emerged. Service was good, location was convenient to the Residence Inn at Arlington and everyone left satisfied but not delighted.

Visited August 2013
Thank Kevin H
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Army Ten Miler Run”
Reviewed October 21, 2013 via mobile

Had a great time. The staff is very helpful in choosing off of there menu.

A very popular cozy place. The wait on Sunday evening was about twenty minutes. The food was well worth the wait.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Damon S
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Chicago, Illinois, USA
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Legal Seafood”
Reviewed October 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Whenever I travel to D.C. from Chicago, I always visit to have the delightful crab cakes and the New England Clam Chowder. The service is friendly and attentive.

Visited September 2013
1 Thank Mary M
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Super Service and Food”
Reviewed October 15, 2013

We had reservations. We came early and was able to be seated. James our server was excellent. He knew his menu and answered all our questions with superb descriptions and suggestions. The well trained staff were extremely sensitive to food allergies to shell fish at our table. Their sensitivity was something I have never experienced before to ensure food safety. The manager delivers the meal to the person with allergies and certifies it is safe. The child menu is a home run.

The Restaurant was located across street from Hilton which was very convenient location. Nice experience.

Visited October 2013
1 Thank Robert B
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