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Legal Test Kitchen

225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
+1 617-330-7430
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (112 reviews)
“lobster wrap” (7 reviews)
“lettuce wraps” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food here is excellent. They have many different offerings and they market their 'test' items where every Thursday the chef creates new items to see if they should make the main menu or not. They do have a regular menu with extensive items. We...More

Thank brando16a
Reviewed 1 week ago

This seafood restaurant looked inviting when gazing from the outside on a cold December weekend. We went for lunch and faced that amazingly friendly waiter who wisely guided us through the menu, ending to a very tasty but affordable choice of clam chowder and CC...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited New Years eve when the restaurant was quite busy (guests for Harbor fireworks). This was a small restaurant with an environment similar to a local pub in the Seaport district. Our family of 6 found the food to be overall delicious. If you...More

Thank NewEnglandMama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Legal Seafoods restaurant, so the quality is good. The barstaff is great, and on Friday nights they have an amazing card magician behind the bar (something like 6-8 pm). Grab a seat at the bar while you're waiting for your table, or...More

Thank Sheeri C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How very disappointing. As devoted Legal Seafood fans we were excited to try LTK in the Seaport District. The staff were not on their game. The food was not Legal’s standard. The waiter recommended the seafood paella. After a very long wait I had to...More

Thank mandmhill
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Everything from the greeting to seating to service is very good. The lobster mac is very tasty. The Crab Cake Combo is super & graduated from here to the main menus in the Legal Seafood restaurants. I highly recommend the S’mores Cheesecake!

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped by late afternoon before the big snowstorm for a bowl of clam chowder & a bowl of winter squash soup. The rolls were crusty & delish & the soup was hot & tasty. The bowls are really large so bring your appetite. The...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

For a business lunch we went to LTK on the recommendation from the Westin Hotel. We had fish and chips, salmon, and trout dishes. They were fine. Not exceptional but very decent. My salmon was cooked perfectly and the fish and chips were crunchy. Prices...More

Thank Hanan M
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Two of us had dinner here. Service was prompt and professional and the bread piping hot. My mussels with white wine and garlic was good although there could have been more liquid/sauce and the dish was already on the cold side when I got it....More

Thank Sujata410
Reviewed 21 November 2017

knew any airport food locale would be expensive but this was excessively so for the a quantity and quality of deep fried food received

Thank hbonnemx
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
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Amy F
10 October 2015|
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Response from jccpbc | Reviewed this property |
As the name implies, this is where Legal test new dishes but also has some of the same ones they have at their regular Legal Seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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: +1 617-330-7430
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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