LEGAL SEA FOODS
State St, Boston, MA 02199-8001 · 617-227-3115
isn't fresh, it isn't legal" is this restaurant's mantra, and they pride
themselves on offering only the freshest seafood available. Rich, creamy
clam chowder is a specialty, as is cashew-panko crusted mahi mahi.
You'll also find wood-grilled swordfish, fried oyster, and a great
cioppino. Daily specials abound, and lobsters are available for dine-in
or take-home. Waterfront seating is available, and reservations are
accepted for parties of six or more only
504 Main St,
Waltham, MA 02452 · 781-894-4280
La Campania is as close to old-fashioned, homemade Italian cooking as
you're likely to find. The homey decor adds charm to this cozy dining
room where the menu features all the Italian favorites you love—pasta,
roasted meats, seafood specialties, and, of course, pizza. Anything from
the risotto to the squid is sure to please.
GREAT BAY RESTAURANT
Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 · 617-532-5300
Great Bay is one of the hottest restaurants in Boston, and it has earned
this reputation with its consistently excellent seafood dishes. Seared
kingfish topped with macadamia nuts and melt-in-your-mouth salmon are
just two of the many entrees you have the opportunity to choose from.
The Bay's interior has an offbeat, underwater sort of theme, but it
comes across nicely and makes guests feel comfortable while dining.
8 High St,
Boston, MA 02110 · 617-426-1234
a vague nod to its name, this contemporary French restaurant features a
circular shape. Its air of sophistication is gracious rather than
intimidating, thanks to a warm, welcoming staff. Entrees include
pepper-crusted New Zealand venison chop, sautéed wild striped bass, and
slow-roasted prime rib eye. A favorite dessert is tapioca parfait, but
"hot apple soup" shouldn't be overlooked either. Reservations
138 St. James
Ave, Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, MA 02116 · 617-267-5300
The Oak Room, located in the Fairmont Copley Plaza, is considered one of
Boston's finest steak houses. The menu boasts a wealth of steak, lamb,
and pork entrees, along with an extensive seafood selection. Try
delicately fried calamari, zesty crab cakes, or smooth lobster bisque
for an appetizer. Then, opt for a thick steak or savory roast chicken
for a main course. Finish things off with a slice of Boston crème pie,
and your experience will be golden!
WOODY'S BAR & TAP
58 Hemenway St,
Boston, MA 02115 · 617-375-9663
serves as both an ideal lunch spot and a great nightlife option. This
bar makes a mean thin-crust pizza that's cooked to perfection on a
wood-fired oven. In fact, these pizzas have become legendary with local
baseball regulars and symphony goers. Order toppings that run the gamut,
from goat cheese to arugula and jerk chicken. Full bar provides a
variety of options with approximately 18 beers on tap. The interior is
pleasant, featuring yellow walls, blue accents, and lovely wood trim.
delivers fresh, healthful dishes that celebrate the cuisine of the
Mediterranean world, especially that of Turkey. Owner Özcan Ozan has
pulled in loyal lunch crowds for more than twenty years, thanks to tasty
traditional offerings like kofte (lamb) and adana (chicken) kebab
sandwiches, dolmades, and hummus. The Greek salad is a favorite of
lighter eaters, and vegetarian dishes and take-out are available as
Hanover St, Boston, MA 02113 · 617-523-8567
With a logo of a squid painted on the front window, this restaurant
makes no bones about their specialty--seafood! You'll love the calamari,
their specialty. It's prepared Sicilian-style, and it's served over
pasta, stuffed, or as a part of a salad. Black pasta puttanesca and clam
linguine are among the other popular dishes. The decor is quite basic so
don't come expecting to find a lot of charm or ambiance in the air!
Other locations available.
Clarendon St, Boston, MA 02116 · 617-536-3500
BACK BAY This
seafood restaurant, which features an underwater-themed decor, is great
for a full meal or a light seafood treat. Skipjack's has a reputable raw
bar, and you can order light fare at the full bar, including clams and
oysters on the half shell. With over 33 types of fish and shellfish to
choose from, you're sure to find a dish to delight you.
Ave, Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA 02116 · 617-424-7425
BACK BAY Cozy
Turner Fisheries is famous for clam chowder and an excellent raw bar,
and its menu offers some of the best seafood options in town. Start with
the popular smoked bluefish appetizer or a cup of lobster bisque; then
dive into baked sole, tuna carpaccio, or freshwater prawns. In a hurry?
Head for the oyster bar, which offers hearty meals for folks on the run.
City Sq, Charlestown, MA 02129 · 617-242-1999
Prominent local chef Todd English aims to please with innovative takes
on Mediterranean cuisine. One look at the menu will prove the point, as
seen by crispy cod cheeks with braised beluga lentils or pan-seared
scallops with creamy chestnut polenta. And that's just to start! Main
dishes include duck a l'orange, pan-roasted skatewing with crab
stuffing, steak frites with sweet and sour onion jam, and rabbit
cacciatore. Reservations accepted for parties of six of more; business
attire or business casual.