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Legal Sea Foods

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210 Andover St, Northshore Mall, Peabody, MA 01960-1647 (Rt 114 & 128)
+1 978-532-4500
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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99 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate dinner here tonight with friends from work. The service was top notch and the food excellent. The fried clams are excellent - you really have to try them. The combination of great food, comfortable dining room and great service makes this a must try place

Thank Geof J
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Restaurant nicely decorated, great menu with lots of choices and different menus too. My granddaughter had never been there and she really liked it. I had not been there in a few years so found it nice to go back and enjoy.

Thank carolandherbertc
Saugus, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The food is always good here never a disappointment wish they would bring back the ribs they we awesome

Thank Lisa F
Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I had not been to Legal in peabody in years. They recently renovated the space and it is lovely. Very comfortable booth near the bar area on a quiet afternoon. We had such great food. Calamari, Haddock and chips, and fish tacos which could have fed a crowd. Our waiter, Jim, could not have been nicer. He was attentive without... More 

Thank patj0hn
Boulder, Colorado
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Even with a reservation, we had to wait 30 minutes for a table. Service was slow, and the waiter refused to create separate checks. He balked at two credit cards for payment. The fish was fresh, the food was great, but overall, too crowded and too loud to enjoy a meal.

Thank Janet N
Lexington, Virginia
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142 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Legal Sea Foods chain of restaurants serves up consistently good food -- even vegan -- with great service when not crowded. North Shore Mall location was excellent for a leisurely lunch in an un-crowded restaurant. We both ordered vegan, though I had to add a little sashimi tuna for excitement. Our server was efficient and personable, - experienced wait... More 

Thank Bin_travelin_1
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581 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent seafood restaurant which was remodeled nicely last summer. The food is first rate: Try the bang bang cauliflower and the clam chowder as appetizers. Service was slow, however, which dropped the rating from 5 stars. But we will certainly return.

Thank Mark P
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have been going to Legals for many years and have had just about everything on their menu at least 3 times. One of our favorite restaurants. But what happened New Years eve really impressed me about their operation. I went with my wife and I ordered Lobster stuffed with Lobster. I have had this dish several times on special... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

The restaurant total renovated,more space ,update ,nice decoration,and the food very good ,fresh .the staff very efficient.

Thank candidpeg
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

On Tuesday Dec.13,2016 I and my three best friends had an experience that we shall never forget. Starting with the Chef (a truly outstanding and kind hearted man who takes time with others);the hostesses were authentically friendly ; the managers stopped and made us feel so welcomed and OUR personal Server (JOEY) what a joy he was RIGHT ON. IN... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 Andover St, Northshore Mall, Peabody, MA 01960-1647
    (Rt 114 & 128)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-532-4500
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. Seafood Nation loves our outpost in Peabody, at the junction of Routes 128 and 114. Those traveling to and from the beaches in Cape Ann are known to jump ship for some fresh catch. And those considering a fishing trip, visit us instead. Legal Sea Foods has long proven that a consistent, high quality dining experience never goes out of style. 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?