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“Nice Dining Experience” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Legal Sea Foods

Legal Sea Foods
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Ranked #3 of 870 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
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.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice Dining Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2014

Somewhat on the small size for a restaurant with narrow aisle leading in between the bar and high-top tables where we sat, but the food quality and attentive service made up for the occasional bump.

Visited August 2014
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Charlotte, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Seconds anyone?”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

Fresh food and friendly service. Although it was late upon my arrival the food was flavorful and drinks blended well! The Salmon was mouth watering, the right flavor and size. Should I have asked for seconds?

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Ottawa, Canada
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143 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Chowder & Crab Cakes”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2014

As far as chain sea food restaurants are concerned Legal is one of the better ones. The chowder was thick and something to be savored. The crab cakes were outstanding.
The service was hurried and the servers were trained in the art of 'up-selling'.
Be ready for 'sticker shock' when you look at the prices. There are any number of other good sea food places in 'old Alexandria' that are much better value

Visited August 2014
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Hastings, Barbados
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Popular with the locals”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2014

Extremely good but again expect to spend $50.00 for a couple here. Not to classey looks more like a bar. Servers were great and we had the best Chicken breast ever

Visited August 2014
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Richmond
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Seafood”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great food and service, very happy... This restaurant is a bit pricey though, but we had a great time...

Visited August 2014
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