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Legal Test Kitchen

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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
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225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
+1 617-330-4730
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11:00 - 02:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have gone to a few Legal Seafoods in the Boston area and enjoyed this locale better than others. Great salmon, great drinks. Lively vibe and friendly service.

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came here after the Boston Wine Expo and my wife's bladder led us here, since there was no line. The staff here was wonderful. They had that perfect balance of not being all up in your grill but also not ignoring you. The appetizers here were dynamite. The popcorn shrimp and habanero chicken wings were well worth picking this... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had great meal with a party of five here. One diner was gluten free and had plenty of choices, including GF dinner rolls and beer. Seafood dishes were all excellent - shrimp, scallops, salmon were all very tasty. Restaurant was right in the heart of the Seaport area and easily accessible to a lot of hotels. Drinks were also very... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten there once before and it was outstanding. This time, it was good, not great. Different chef, different experience. They offered to remake my overcooked steak, but I declined due to time. I do find they try very hard to please, and I'd certainly go back.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Had another great meal at LTK. Had the mixed grill which is a great mix of fish, meat and shellfish. They had a crab cake special on last night which looked awesome as well. The guys I was with both had it and said it was great.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Met up with my daughter in law and sister for drinks, appetizers and entrees. Our waiter was Noel and he was amazing!! Very sweet and knowledgeable about the specials and the menu in general! We started off with Apple Sangria! It was good but a little on the sweet side and didn't really taste like Sangria, but still good if... More 

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Navarre, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Did not see a place to review for airport so thought I would share here in case someone is in terminal. Ate here for lunch terminal A on our way out. The everything tuna was an outstanding dish, big hunk of tuna that was coined perfect and tasted great, hot wings were not to bad either!

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Halifax, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We arrived in the rain, rather wet and were advised there was no where to hang coats so we had to sit with them round us. Menu was good and varied, no problem to have appetisers simplified for children. Clam chowder was awesome as was the special, beautiful soft scallops, great shrimp and crab cakes! Good drink and wine range!... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food and service - a terrific menu that made it very hard to choose (in fact we are going back later this week to try other menu options). Mike took wonderful care of us and explained the menu to us all in great detail. Good tap beer and house wine!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A group of about 14 people from our office made reservations here for a Thursday night, as we were in town for a Conference, and were staying at the Seaport Hotel nearby. The restaurant is conveniently located near the Boston Convention and Exposition Center and many other upscale hotels and restaurants, including a Legal Seafood just a block or so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
  • Public Transportation: Silver Line Way (Silver Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-330-4730
Description
Legal Test Kitchen (LTK), a Legal Sea Foods concept, ventures into uncharted waters and pushes the boundaries of innovation in premium food and drink. Multicultural dining options and inspired seasonal cocktails cast a wide net in attracting those who have an appetite for fun. Located in the Seaport District, our restaurant is within easy walking distance to the Institute of Contemporary Art, the World Trade Center, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the Bank of America Pavilion and hotels including the Renaissance Boston, Westin Waterfront and Seaport. LTK is both a destination and neighborhood hangout and our extended hours of operation make us a late night lure. In season, you can eat sea fare while smelling the salt air in our patio seating.

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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the seaport district of South Boston is located beautifully along the water. The area is designed for easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning deck overlooking the water. In the summer time there are Friday music concerts on the deck of the museum. Nearby, there are many green spaces to enjoy.
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