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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” (149 reviews)
“clam chowder” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75 Middlesex Tpke, Burlington Mall, Burlington, MA 01803-5389
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Reviewed March 25, 2016

Everything was fresh and good, particularly the salad with the entree. The pecan pie (a special dessert) was amazing: I have never seen so many pecans per cubic inch as were in this pie! None of your layers of syrupy goop!

1  Thank Chaucerian
Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late lunch, and decided on just appetizers. The oysters legal were probably the best we've ever eaten. Along with the mussels, and popcorn shrimp, it was wonderful! We look forward to our next visit!!'

1  Thank travelpair98
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Attentive experienced wait staff. The best seafood. Not too noisy. No long waits for the food to be served.

1  Thank Judy S
Reviewed March 13, 2016

Legal Sea Foods has burgeoned from a single restaurant in downtown Boston to a franchise up and down the East Coast. I have been to many and this one was as good as any. Both my wife and I had a cup of their famous...More

1  Thank Orso52
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Bread is great. Cranberry/walnut salad was good. Wedge salad was so-so. Chowder was good. Swordfish was great tasting, but a little over cooked. Two in our group had the steamed clams. They loved them. I would go back.

Thank Otisss
Reviewed March 10, 2016

I picked up take out and it was all good. The food was ready for me in less than 10 minutes. I had sushi which was very fresh, the Bang Bang Cauliflower and a greek salad. All good.

Thank Wyliegal
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

This is one of many Legal Seafood chain restaurants. Always a yummy meal, but we save it for special occasions because of the price. Conveniently located at the Burlington Mall, has a nice fresh decor.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed March 4, 2016

From Woburn we drove all the way to Burlington just for this famous restaurant which according to the recommendations we got served the best lobster! We were not disappointed! I got my first taste of lobster from this Legal Sea Foods. At about 2.2 lbs,...More

Thank orli b
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Staff was friendly and accommodating. First time having oysters - YUM! Food was fresh and very good. There were 5 of us at our table and we all tried something different...drinks were also perfect - dirt martini with blue cheese stuffed olives - so good.

Thank _PheobeK_
Reviewed February 18, 2016 via mobile

While I can only attest to the Burlington and Boston Harbour locations, their approach to "out of this world" seafood is truly that... a journey into the outer limits of liquid space. Their prices are steep, but the service is excellent and I have never...More

Thank Chris S
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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, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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