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From Legal Sea Foods, Legal C Bar emerges, a focused yet full-flavored social urban venue, casual in style. Classic ‘C’ fare like clams, cod, and calamari as well as custom cocktails provides a contemporary, comfortable experience.

Legal C Bar’s menu complements the bar forward concept and features many items suitable for sharing while also offering options for more traditional coursed dining. Oyster lovers will find at least 8 different varieties daily. Nineteen signature cocktails, 37 wines by-the-glass, and 20 beers satisfy any thirst.

We’ve received a boatload of accolades including “#1 Best Seafood Restaurant” (USA Today, 2013), “Most Popular Boston Restaurant” (Zagat, 2012/2013), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Improper Bostonian, 2010) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981. Come for the seafood and stay to shop. Our restaurant at the Derby Street Shoppes will get you hooked.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
Diner Reviews
  • "My sister and I took our mom out to lunch at Legal C in Hingham for her birthday. The service was perfect, the food was good, and the wine list was great. No complaints."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "The food at the Legal C bar never disappoints. The service is always excellent and helpful. We were celebrating my daughter's visit. Thank you."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I have tried many dishes (although the crabcakes are my favorite) and have never been disappointed. We like to sit at the bar and the bar staff is knowledgeable an friendly. Always a great evening."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Nothing to complain about here! We always enjoy Legal Seafoods when we are in the Boston area. I was happy to find we didn't have to leave the Hingham area to enjoy it on this trip. Clam chowder was good. Fish and chips are always a favorite. I like that Legal always seems to be trying out some new recipes in their appetizer section. And - this is weird to write - but the kids' burger is surprisingly delicious. I stole a few bites. Our waiter was very attentive and service was good. We had three kids under ten with us and this was fine for them."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "I came here with my husband and my parents, we had a great night. We split the crab cake and the mussels, both were great. Everyone loved their meal, I forget what everyone ordered... but my favorite part was the flight of white wine! 3 well sized portions for $12, can't beat it. Our waitress was awesome and I loved how casual the place was for Hingham. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The oysters and clams never disappoint. Also had a terrific summer salad of tomatoes and mozzarella."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Food and the service is great. My 7 year old daughter loves going here too!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I went to this restaurant for an early Father's Day lunch with my 3 children and my wife. AlThe service was fantastic and all of the appetizers and main courses we had were great as well. Overall, the place had a good vibe and very friendly employees. The prices are fairly high, so would not be able to make it an everyday occurrence, but we enjoyed our lunch very much."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "MY FOOD TASTED OLD AND COLD, FRIEND'S FOOD WAS COLD HAD TO BE SENT BACK FOR REHEATING....VERY SAD FIRST EXPERIENCE AND WE SHALL NEVER RETURN....ALTHOUGH THE WAITRESS WAS IN GOOD SPIRIT-THEY SHOULD HAVE SOME KIND OF SYSTEM TO MAKE SURE FOOD GOES OUT THE KITCHEN HOT AND READY TO EAT FOR THE PRICES THAT ARE BEING CHARGE...MY WHOLE PLATE WENT IN THE GARBAGE AND I LEFTED THE RESTAURANT STILL HUNGRY. IT WAS TO LATE TO ATTEND ANOTHER RESTAURANT. THE BEST AND ONLY ITEM THAT WAS GOOD WAS THE DEVILED EGGS THEY WERE COLD AND GOOD........"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Great time at legal c bar hingham! Our server Shelley introduced us to the Spanish wine promotion and my brother who is not a wine drinker normally ordered the white wine flight. He enjoyed being able to try 3 different types of white and discovered he likes Chardonnays best. We shared a couple of appetizers, bang bang cauliflower and tune sashimi, and we both ordered something different for dinner so we could try each other's. He had the beer battered red fish feature and i had Anna's Boston scrod. Everything was excellent from the service to the food to the conversations with my brother! Will definitely be back again!!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "An expected back up st the front door but worried. Time for a beverage and we were doon seated. Great manager sent over some apps as an apology. Great food and excellent service. Not sure about the decor...a bit bleak....could be softened up with a bit more color and more fabric to absorb the noise. Noise bounced all over the room. Quiet rend down snit later. Music was not a factor when it should be."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We love this place. Always a good meal and great service. Diane was our waitress this time and she was excellent. We'll be back soon."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Legal Seafoods (all variations) is always good. The seafood is fresh and cooked perfectly. There is a decent selection without being overwhelming. You always know what you are going to get- and I consider that a good thing!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Been to Legal C Bar numerous times and never had a bad meal. Worth a visit"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "We had another outstanding dining experience at Legal C in Hingham. The entire staff are friendly and attentive. Everyone did their best to ensure we had a great dinner. The manager welcomed us and come over a few times to see how we liked our appetizers and dinners. He recommended an excellent wine from their new Spanish wine list which was excellent. We had a great dinner."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "There's not much to say other than Legal Seafoods has done it again with a nice gem in a suburban location. It's now been open more than a year and we've eaten here 15 times. Each time has been memorably excellent - either for the quality of food, the personality and charm of the server or bartender, or for a combo of both. When we're looking for a can't-miss evening or lunch, this is our standard. The management is super attentive, too. Great team."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I took my girlfriend and her mom there for Mothers Day and everything was great! We had a great server, dinner, and couldn't have asked for a better dining experience. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a party of six for a Mothers Day dinner. Seated at a nice table that probably would have been better for four but it worked. Food was great. One person ordered crab cakes and thought they were a bit undercooked (soggy in the middle) and they immediately replaced them and the new dish was great. Service was spectacular. Pleasantly surprised to see Cakebread sold by the glass there. Room is a bit stark but we were focused more on table conversation than the decor. Overall it was a very nice experience."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We have been to this restaurant several times and have not been disappointed. Food and service excellent I would Definitely recommend having lunch or dinner "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I brought my family (wife, two boys ages 12 and 9) to Legal C Bar for Mother's Day. We all love seafood, and have gone to various Legals for many years. I chose the C Bar after reading the description on their web page. I wanted something a little different. Our meal was terrific! We had their sinfully rich deviled egg, two servings of our beloved tuna sashimi (my 12 year old adores this dish!), a dozen Merry and Kusshi oysters that were perfect, and different very good main dishes. The bar menu is inventive. The restaurant did not do anything special for the mothers (or, at least, not for our party), which, given that we spent $200, is a bit odd, but this was a small bump in the otherwise extremely smooth road."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Had a fantastic lunch with my family, service and food was fantastic. Love this spot, will absolutely return. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We typically don't go out on Mother's Day, but thought we'd give it a try. Talk about pleasantly surprised! Top notch food (swordfish and lobster), great staff (even with a cranky 6 year old), and fantastic atmosphere. We loved C Bar to begin with, but they have officially sealed the deal! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "While the menu is more limited than other Legal restaurants, there is still plenty to choose from. Food is reliably good. The noise level can be beyond unacceptable at times. Service was okay but not great."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Best bar for lunch on the south shore. Try the everything tuna if you like grilled fish. "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Great service! The staff and manager were very helpful and accommodating. Legals seafood is the best around. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Very attentive staff. Special (char) sounded great but stayed with the tuna burger. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Girlfriend and I went there for a late lunch. I had an amazing "old fashioned". We started off with calamari rhode island style, popcorn shrimp, and half dozen clams in a half shell. Our calamari was rubbery and overcooked. The server quickly took it, and came back a few minutes later. That too was a little over cooked but tolerable. Clams were fresh and amazing, and the popcorn shrimp had a cute play on the words with actual kettle style popcorn mixed with it. By the time we finished the appetizers, Andy (the manager) brought out our entrees. I must say our server wasn't VERY attentive. As I needed a new drink and waited quite a bit. It was slow and you could see all the servers gathered around near the kitchen doorway. "
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "too noisy for dinner, miss the quiet type dining experience"
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Service, food, and overall experience were terrific. Wine list is amazing. Food is always superb."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "On a slow Sunday evening the service was slow. Food was good."
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "We normally go to the "C" bar on Saturday afternoons, we find the food really fresh and done perfectly. We love the chowdah :). We went last Saturday in the evening and the menu was a bit different from the afternoon, but everything was prepared well and it was Delish. Our waitress Sarah was very nice, attentive and knowledgable. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "The food was great but we had to request another waitress to find ours after the two tables next to us got food and they didn't sit until after we had ordered. No explanation or apologies. Otherwise it was a typically good Legal dinner. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "The service is always way above the bar. The food is a fresh and inventive, we absolutely love ordering the specials:)"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Whether I am sitting at the bar or at a table the service is consistently friendly and the food awesome. The manager is ever present, friendly and helpful. I have been here about 5 times since they opened and it's one of my go to restaurants. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We were welcomed as soon as we entered and led to our table. Our waitress, Shelley, was knowledgeable, pleasant, and accommodating. My husband ordered the fried pickles for an app and they were delicious. Everyone was happy with their entrees, but I think mine was the best. I had the crab cake, shrimp, and scallop dish. I would definitely order this again. The Boston Cream Pie was different from grandma's but definitely didn't disappoint. Can't wait to dine here again."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We needed to get in and out so we could make it to a movie, and they accommodated us well. This is a great place to get the Legal service and food."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Great from the minute we walked in. This was a business lunch. Hostess was smiling, very friendly and accommodating. Serve was prompt. 3 of us ordered lobster rolls. Excellent - well portioned - not skimpy in the least. Service was great and attentive. The manager was interested in how our meal was going and was also just enthusiastic about what we were ordering and made sure everything was pleasant throughout our meal. A perfect experience with a very well trained staff! Keep up the outstanding work!! We'll be back."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Legal Sea Food Bar & Grille consistently deliver great food and service!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The food was good as always, but the service was poor. I was there for almost 2 hours and my water was never refilled. I asked for no mayo, and my fish tacos came with mayo."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Quiet weeknight, staff was attentive and food was good (as usual)."
    Dined on 4/3/2014