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Best Boston Seafood Restaurants


Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the 2014 top seafood restaurants in Boston.

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Atlantic Fish Seafood
14/20
761 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
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Bostonians and tourists alike flock to Atlantic Fish for some of the city's best seafood dishes. More...

B&G Oysters Seafood
13/20
550 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02116
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While somewhat overpriced, B&G Oysters is the subterranean South End raw bar gem of Barbara Lynch. More...

The Daily Catch Seafood
12/20
2 Northern Ave.
Boston, MA 02210
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Not just a seafood house, The Daily Catch also captures a taste of Italy with Sicilian-style dishes. More...

East Coast Grill Seafood
14/20
1271 Cambridge St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
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No-holds-barred Southern-style joint offers up the best of grilled seafood and savory barbecue. More...

Island Creek Oyster Bar Seafood
13/20
500 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

Celebrate New England seafood, especially oysters. More...

Jasper White's Summer Shack Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Jasper White 149 Alewife Brook Pwky.
Cambridge, MA 02140
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Consistently good seafood in a casual atmosphere. More...

Legal Sea Foods Seafood
12/20
26 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116
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Legal Sea Foods, like the Red Sox and the Kennedys, is a Boston institution and the epitome of the large-scale seafooder. More...

Legal Harborside Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Legal Harborside, Boston, MA 270 Northern Ave.
Boston, MA 02210
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Tri-level Liberty Wharf seafood restaurant with a range of dining milieus. More...

Mare Oyster Bar American
14/20
135 Richmond St.
Boston, MA 02109
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While the North End is well known for its Italian fare, it’s also home to this destination seafooder. More...

Neptune Oyster Raw Bar
14/20
Dining Room at Neptune Oyster, Boston, MA 63 Salem St.
Boston, MA 02113
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This North End raw bar embraces the minimalism of its genre but maintains the warmth of the neighborhood. More...

New Jumbo Seafood Chinese
13/20
5-9 Hudson St.
Boston, MA 02111
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This small Chinatown seafood spot is on its game. More...

No Name Seafood
13/20
15 1/2 Fish Pier St. W.
Boston, MA 02210
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This no-frills, longstanding seafood shack reels in the tourists and locals with its waterfront location. More...

o ya Japanese
16/20
Dining Room at o ya, Boston, MA 9 East St.
Boston, MA 02111
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This Japanese gem in the Leather District doesn’t only challenge longtime local sushi champs---it sometimes bests them. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
12/20
40 Court St.
Boston, MA 02108
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Seafood house with an extensive daily changing menu. More...

Oishii Boston Sushi
15/20
Dining Room at Oishii Boston, Boston, MA 1166 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02118
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Sushi lovers unite at Oishii’s larger, fancier urban outpost. More...

Rowes Wharf Sea Grille Seafood
14/20
Boston Harbor Hotel
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
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Simply prepared seafood right on the waterfront at the Boston Harbor Hotel. More...



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