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Legal Sea Foods - Peabody
Legal Sea Foods - Peabody

Legal Sea Foods - Peabody Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.legalseafoods.com/Restaurants/Peabody-North-Shore-Mall
  • Phone: (978) 532-4500
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 11am - 10pm

    Friday & Saturday: 11am - 10:30pm

    Sunday: 11am - 9pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Legal Sea Foods at North Shore Mall is a convenient and ideal location to host a large party or event. We offer a paneled private dining room that's discreetly enclosed by elegant French doors. If your group exceeds 30 guests, we can accommodate you in a portion of the general restaurant. Select from several delicious and popular pre-arranged menus or let our chef customize a menu and party plan just for you.

    It's our pleasure to help you select from several delicious and popular pre-arranged menus. Or, for a totally custom experience, our Chef will gladly customize a menu and party plan to address your individual needs.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Celebrate a special occasion or host a corporate event at Legal Sea Foods. We customize every menu and finishing detail. Here in Peabody, our private Gloucester Room can accommodate 28 guests for a sit-down dinner.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt 114 & 128
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Land a parking spot in the lot right in front of our door. Or net complimentary valet parking, available daily after 5pm.
A word from Legal Sea Foods - Peabody
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 “#1 Best Seafood Restaurant” (USA Today, 2013), “Most Popular Boston Restaurant” (Zagat, 2012/2013), “Best Seafood Restaurant” (Improper Bostonian, 2010), “Best Chowder” (Boston Magazine, 2010) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Diner Reviews
  • "Went out to dinner tonight with some coworkers. Everything was fantastic. Jillian was our server, and she made some amazing suggestions, was very attentive, and friendly - she was perfect. The food was cooked perfectly, and they were very accommodating with special requests due to food allergies."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We usually don't eat at chain restaurants but remembered Legal Seafood from downtown Boston many years ago. The food was quite good. Wine selection & wine glasses not so good."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Always love going to Legal's! Fabulous food! Great drinks! Service is always top notch! I'm not a big seafood person, but it is one of the best places to go if you are with friends or family that does enjoy good seafood. I have even sent Legal Sea Food for Christmas gifts!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Legal Sea Foods provided all 5 in our group with good food, served promptly and as ordered. We all recommend this restaurant for seafood if you can't make it to the beach!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Once again, Legal Seafood proved they are the best! Our server Mike was incredible, tending to our every need and never leaving us lacking anything. He made several recommendations for drink pairings that complemented our food perfectly. The food was wonderful, as always, and left us wanting to come back for more."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Sat immediately, drinks fast, food hot, server was nice but a little slow for the spend. The restaurant is spotless and the food is always consistent. We enjoy the brand."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The Legal Sea Food experience is almost always a pleasant dining experience. The food is good and the service very attentive. This was such an experience."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "5 adults for lunch, the food was excellent, service professional and helpful, big servings. We had fish and chips, grilled trout and three of us enjoyed the soft shell crab BLT sandwiches. I have not had a soft shell crab sandwich for 20 years when I used to have them on the waterfront in Baltimore and they were as good as I remember. We had a very relaxed and enjoyable lunch again as this was our third time at this restaurant."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "The food was very good today, and so was the service. I have been here several times, and find it a bit inconsistent. Still one of the best places to get fish!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "We had a lovely time, and everyone loved what they had for dinner. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We have had great experiences here meeting good friends. A booth is excellent for privacy and intimacy. This particular time the food was not up to its usual good standards. The oysters were small and tasteless; the sword fish dry. Being deaf, I had asked for a quiet table through open table but no provision had been made for that. Not "senior" friendly."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Legal is my wife's favorite restaurant for Mother's Day. It never disappoints."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This is our second time at this location for a holiday dinner with an elderly relative. I cannot say enough about the service and the staff. This does not feel like a chain restaurant. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My husband and I go here on a regular basis. The food is consistently good and the wait staff are extremely attentive. The red sangria is awesome and the wine tasting flights are definitely worth trying."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "As always the appetizers were great but the entree's fell flat. Specifically the watercress, beet and strawberry salad. The yogurt sauce was plain yogurt plopped under the salad. We may just stick to the appetizers going forward because this happens often. Still great service as always... "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Food is well prepared, delivered to the table with efficiently, tasty appetizers, Filling portions."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I've enjoyed Legal Seafoods in Boston many times and frankly Peabody doesn't add up. The ambiance or the room looked dated and more like a Bennigan's rather than a beautiful place to dine such as the Park Plaza location in Boston. The food was mediocre at best - one plate was sent back because it lacked taste. Our server was sweet but was obviously overwhelmed. My husband put it best when he described the experience as, "mall food." Not up to par with other Legal's I've visited."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Excellent food & service but overall a loud restaurant to enjoy your company "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Service was excellent. There were 6 in our party and we had a lot of special requests which were happily accommodated by our server. Quality of food was excellent as usual. All in all a pleasant dining experience. "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "The food here is expensive, but worth every penny as it is quite delicious and the sides are tasty and interesting as well. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "I eat at the flagship restaurant (Park Sq. location) often, but this experienced blew me away! The food was great; portion size was bigger than usual; service was actually friendly. I will be back to the Peabody location - not sure about the flagship..."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary,we have dined there before and knew the food was excellent,the staff made us feel very special"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I have eaten at this restaurant before and while the food is normally good, the lamps are often dusty...which I find kind of off-putting. Also, this time I was very surprised that our food wasn't very warm and that at $26 for my entree, the salmon was okay although cooked differently on the same steak. One side was nearly rare & the other well done. I'd asked for medium to medium-well to be assured it was cooked through but not dry. Worse still, I was given a rewarmed, leftover from the previous evening, tan interior, baked potato. In my humble opinion, especially at the price of Legal Seafood, everything should be cooked & served fresh. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Would have preferred a round table for 8 rather than a rectangle"
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "We have always liked Legal, and decided to go with friends to the Legal at North Shore Mall in Peabody. The food was good as usual, but... we were somewhat taken back by the sharp increase in their prices. Look to spend $90 includes tip (no alcohol drinks) for two people. At these prices I am not sure we will hurry back for just casual dining. I think it will have to be for more special occasions now. At this price point, I think there are better restaurants to choose from."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Service was excellent...food timing went perfect. I really like the bang bang cauliflower! Santa Margarita pinot grigio glass was upsold to a split by my server. Great suggestion. We really enjoyed her service. My son was served a candle with dessert for his birthday. We all agreed this was a perfect evening. "
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed our dinner for her birthday staff was very friendly and nice will be going back food was great "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "My friend and I had dinner here together because she's knows how much I love seafood. We had a great experience. The warm rolls were a great start. I had the stuffed lobster which was cooked perfectly. The stuffing was great and I've suggested it to others. The server was attentive but not too overbearing. He took too a little too long to give us our check. But he was very helpful with suggestions. Overall it was a nice experience."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "We are regulars here because of the superb service and excellent seafood."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Just love this restaurant. Great food and so accommodating with food allergies."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "We have eaten at Legal in Peabody regularly over the past decade. Seems to have lost its edge. Food not as hot or flavorful. May just have been the past couple of visits."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Legal Seafood is always a good choice when looking for a good dinner. This restaurant is located at the mall so the noise level is a bit higher than what I usually prefer during dinner, but overall it's a good place for dinner."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Always a pleasure to dine at Legal; it's a little out of our way and we often arrive early for our res., but there's never a problem. They always have a comfy booth for us. My husband loves the oysters and the seafood entrees are the best. This time we noticed the wine list- a huge selection of interesting wines, important to us, not being cocktail enthusiasts. We shall be back!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Our waiter was super friendly without being over the top. He fully explained how to use our gift cards to maximize the benefit as well. We showed up an hour before closing but you''d never know it - very busy night. All the servers were helping each other out which was nice to see. The only blip in the night was that rolls were offered and then never brought over - not a big deal as I could barely finish. My seabass was a little dry - but maybe that's how seabass tastes? I don't get it often. Wonderful Friday night in the Lent season."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "The food is very consistent at Legal, which is very hard to find in a lot of restaurant's today."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We had a family dinner to celebrate a birthday. The food and service were outstanding, and our waitress was extremely pleasant and helpful in bringing out a birthday cake and ice cream for everyone. We had a lovely dinner and were not rushed at all. The prices were shocking, however. Most entrees were in the $28-40 range, with certain sides costing another $1.50 each. A glass of sangria was $11. A crab cake appetizer was $14. A meal for 5, two of whom ordered only an appetizer, cost $150. This is a place to have a special dinner, not for more frequent dining."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We've gone to this Legal Seafood location since it first opened, and it has been consistent for all of those visits. Good seafood, good preparations, comfortable and attractive. This time, our experience was better still, because our server was one of the best wait staff we've ever had anywhere. She was a consummate professional. (That she was a standout at a restaurant with uniformly good service speaks volumes.)"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "As I told my dining companion, I never tire of Legal Sea Foods. We had the striped bass special with brussels sprouts, and it was absolutely delicious, as was the really well-made Caesar salad. My friend had shopping to do at the mall afterwards, so it's also in an exceptionally convenient location. Some members of my family have celiac disease, so I am slso grateful for their gluten-free menu options. The service there is also just terrific."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Legal, enjoying steamed shrimp wontons, the lemon-caper grey sole--one of our standby meals, always outstanding--and the special of Striped Bass, which came with roasted potatoes. Did an add-on of the new premium side of Kale but without the peanuts. Also ordered one of our favorite Chardonnays: Patz and Hall. Michael, our server, was terrific as usual, attentive and informative."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "I love Legal and have been to many locations in the greater Boston area. I feel like it has gotten a bit more expensive than in the past. $66 + tip for an app of siracha shrimp and 2 dinners of fish and chips with soft drinks just seems way to expensive...."
    Dined on 3/22/2014