Legal Sea Foods

Seafood, Bar, Gluten-free
$ $
255 State St (at Atlantic Ave.)
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 742-5300
12:00pm - 9:00pm
12:00pm - 9:00pm
12:00pm - 9:00pm
12:00pm - 9:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 9:00pm


  • Boston's most popular seafood restaurant, ironically located next to NE Aquarium. Their clam chowder has been served at every presidential inauguration since 1981. More info available via our blog.
  • Since 1981, Legals clam chowder has been served at every presidential inauguration. The tender clams, fresh cream and secret herbs must be extraordinary indeed to unite our two rancorous parties.
  • Eat here before the aquarium, not after
  • Legal Seafood has been around for 40 yrs always good.
  • the new england clam chowder was awesome, steamed lobster of course. the wine flight was nice too
  • Try the Thai calimari!
  • Sit at the bar -- friendly staff, great service.
  • Lobster bisque, fantastic!
  • Great wine selection
  • Boston cream pie was delicious and perfectly sized
  • Crab cake sandwich is very good
  • They have oysters from all over, I got one of each
  • Ginormous lobsters
  • Great food, costly but tasty
  • Delicious seafood, oyster mussels lobster...
  • Huge GF menu.
  • Try the Bloody Mary!!! It's awesome!!!
  • Lobster Bisque and clam chowder are out of this world!
  • The lobster bisque is outstanding!!
  • The spicy Fish and chips were ridiculously good. Wow.

Nearby places

1 Central Wharf (at Old Atlantic Ave)
1 Faneuil Hall Sq (btwn Clinton & Chatham)
300 Hanover St (btwn Parmenter & Prince St)