The Weekender: A Guide To Boston’s Local Seafood Scene


Located in the heart of the New England seacoast, Boston has long been a mecca for seafood. We’ve rounded up a selection of our favorite seafood spots around town that each have their own fresh take on filleting a fish. Satiate that grumbling stomach and roll on over to one of these restaurants.

Legal Harborside | Seaport

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The seaport is a natural fit for this seafood institution. Legal Harborside is the edgier offshoot of Legal Seafoods with a hard to beat view of Boston harbor.

Neptune Oyster | North End

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Who doesn’t love johnny cakes and caviar? You’ll have to brave the line to taste the greatness of Neptune Oyster, but this North End standby and their dijon-laced blue crab cocktail are worth it.

East Coast Grill | Cambridge

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This raucous restaurant takes a buffalo fried shrimp and bucket of crabs approach to seafood. Bring your energy and your appetite for this finger-licking food.

Row 34 | Seaport

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Row 34’s sleek and simple establishment is your spot for the best kind of shellfish: bivalves (anything from clams to scallops). Slurp down some of their craft beer with your oysters for the perfect meal.

Bistro du Midi | Back Bay

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Fish with a french flare. Bistro du midi offers beautifully plated and perfectly cooked seafood infused with french flavors.

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