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Legal Sea Foods

75 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803-5389
+1 781-270-9700
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (153 reviews)
“clam chowder” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803-5389
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

I just love coming here. The place is great for a girls lunch or dinner with your guy. Their seafood is very fresh and tasty. Service is outstanding, the resturant is classy..its a must go place

1  Thank nags48
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Legal Seafood is always fresh and tasty. Love the seafood. There is always a crowd, but the wait is never that long

1  Thank STSUE
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Lobster bisque was outstanding. The crabcake combo was very good though perhaps a bit overpriced - still well worth it. Service was very good without annoying hovering.

2  Thank Kerry D
Reviewed April 25, 2016

7 of us went for a birthday dinner. We had a reservation for 6:30 and never had to wait a minute. They are always very busy, so waiting is the norm. Our waitress was excellent and very attentive. Fish and Chips, Arctic Char (excellent), Fried...More

1  Thank jsverrillfarm
Reviewed April 24, 2016

I had a very nice dinner this week with a colleague at Legal Seafoods. I am always happy with this restaurant as the quality is very consistent. I am not a seafood eater so i appreciate it that this restaurant has a lot of other...More

1  Thank OntarioSoftwareMgr
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

There is something wrong with the drainage in the kitchen. This place is convenient, and I like legal a seafoods but there is a smell of drainage in the dining room that can't be masked. Food is fine. I just can't handle the odor. It's...More

1  Thank Jim V
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We had lunch at this Legal with some friends. It took FOREVER. Seemed like there were only about 2 waiters for the entire restaurant. I felt bad complaining about our waiter when it seemed like he was working very hard at all the other tables....More

2  Thank Birl
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Legal Seafood restaurants have been in the Boston area for many years. They've also extended into other regions including airports. This restaurant is in Burlington Mall. It is popular with "mallers", business people & visitors to the area. The seafood is fresh & the menu...More

1  Thank walhala
Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Usually a restaurant like this has a vegetarian burger or pasta or a plate of mixed vegetables. However, this Legal Sea Foods only had a small portioned bland salad. I was not very impressed.

1  Thank dmarvel89
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Even though it is in the mall...look beyond that...to get very good seafood, some basic grilled and some fancier. Nice choice of reasonably priced wines. All served by friendly staff.

1  Thank joel r
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September 14, 2018|
Response from Jo-Ann M | Reviewed this property |
I think Legal will be open and serving on Thanksgiving but you should really contact them to find out, learn what they will be serving and make a reservation.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803-5389
    (Burlington Mall Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Burlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-270-9700
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. All roads lead to Legal Sea Foods. In this case, we are located near four main highways (Routes 128, 95, 93 and 3) on the first level of the Burlington Mall. Make the most of our convenient restaurant location - come for the seafood and stay to shop. Our entrance-way is marked by a water wall. With over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish available throughout the year as well as an award-winning wine list, there’s no doubt why legions of fans have fallen hook, line and sinker. We’ve received a boatload of accolades including “Most Popular Boston Restaurant” (Zagat, 2012/2013), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Improper Bostonian, 2010), “Best Chowder” (Boston Magazine, 2010), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Boston Phoenix, 2009) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
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