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Best Seafood Restaurants in Cambridge

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A photo of Oyster Bar by Puritan & Co. restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(62)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Cambridge
Booked 13 times today
Chef Will Gilson and the team behind Puritan & Company are thrilled to introduce you to Puritan Oyster Bar! We offer limited reservations, but always hold space for walk-ins! The space is a bit more casual than our sister restaurant, with a focus on fresh seafood and an incredible cocktail program.
A photo of Atlantic Fish restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(11704)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Back Bay
Booked 97 times today
Atlantic Fish is renowned for its consistently high-quality seafood cuisine. The menu includes diverse dishes, praised by customers for their flavors and freshness. The restaurant's Maine lobster roll, crab cakes, and lobster thermidor were all given excellent reviews, with one customer saying the lobster thermidor was the best they've ever had. Furthermore, the freshness and variety of the seafood appetizer platter was highlighted. Atlantic Fish also provides a comprehensive wine list which was specifically appreciated by the customers. The outstanding service, friendly and knowledgeable, played a significant role in the restaurant's high ratings.
A photo of Row 34 - Boston restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2142)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Fort Point Channel
Booked 113 times today
Row 34 in Boston is an acclaimed seafood restaurant, known for its consistently excellent service and mouthwatering food. Reviews highlight the freshness of the seafood, with dishes like the Seafood Tower, Lobster Roll, and Clam Chowder earning high praise. In addition to top-notch entrees, Row 34 is admired for its extensive beer list and for having possibly the freshest seafood in Boston. The restaurant's commitment to serving fresh seafood "as if they snatched from the harbor as you order" is evident in every bite, offering diners a truly authentic Boston seafood experience. A variety of perfectly executed dishes from lobster rolls to fried oysters and unique offerings like tuna crudo and caviar-topped oysters have won over both locals and visitors alike.
A photo of Select Oyster Bar restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2418)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Back Bay
Booked 38 times today
Located in the heart of Boston, Select Oyster Bar consistently exceeds the expectations of its patrons, making it a favorite for seafood lovers. Reviews often highlight the freshness and innovativeness of their seafood preparations, with particular praise for the perfectly shucked oysters, octopus, seafood towers and diverse fish entrees like Icelandic char, sea bream, and swordfish. Patrons laud the welcoming, knowledgeable staff who provide excellent service, creating a vibrant, intimate dining experience. Customers frequently return to Select Oyster Bar, thanks to its high-quality seafood and the adventurous menu that satisfies even the most curious foodie. Despite being "a bit on the pricier side," the incredible tastes and the freshness of the food make it worth every penny, underscored by rave reviews and high recommendations.
A photo of The Hourly Oyster House restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1365)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Cambridge
Booked 45 times today
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, The Hourly Oyster House delights patrons with its excellent seafood. The reviews are brimming with praises for the freshness and exceptional preparation of the seafood, emphasizing the oysters, clam chowder, and lobster roll. The menu offers a variety of seafood options, including shrimp ceviche, grilled octopus, and tuna tare tare, which have been described as 'wonderfully flavorful'. Customers also laud the restaurant's ambiance, attentive service, and its wine selection. As one reviewer says, "Hourly Oyster House is a delicious way to experience the best of Cambridge seafood". Its proximity to the Harvard campus further adds to its desirable location.
A photo of The Banks Seafood and Steak restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1229)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Back Bay
Booked 46 times today
The Banks Fish House in Boston is a highly-recommended destination for lovers of seafood. Reviewers consistently note the freshness and inventiveness of the dishes, with one customer describing the seafood as "cooked perfectly, so fresh, and very inventive." The exceptional quality of the cuisine is underpinned by phenomenal service, with servers like Johan and Nina singled out for their attentive and courteous manner. From the unique seafood dishes to the fantastic view of the famous Trinity Church, this restaurant provides an immaculate experience that leaves customers eager to return. The Banks Fish House sets a high standard for seafood cuisine, ensuring a memorable culinary adventure for all who visit.
A photo of Oceanaire Seafood Room - Boston restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4176)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Financial District
Booked 26 times today
Located in the heart of Boston, Oceanaire Seafood Room is known for its excellent seafood cuisine, with diners praising the "excellent" and "ultra fresh" food and the "very comfortable and soothing ambiance." Earning rave reviews for everything from the "pure crab" crab cakes to the "delightful" grilled seafood, Oceanaire prides itself on offering seafood so fresh and perfectly cooked it's been called the "best seafood ever." Oceanaire isn't just a place to eat, it's a dining experience complete with outstanding service, a beautiful setting in a historic building, and a captivating menu that leaves customers eager to return.
A photo of Waypoint restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1991)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Cambridge
Booked 32 times today
Recognized for its exceptional service and delicious seafood cuisine, Waypoint is your go-to restaurant for a memorable dining experience. It has been widely praised for its ambiance, vast variety of tantalizing seafood, and an extensive wine selection featuring unusual origins and great vintages. Specific dishes earning high accolades from patrons include their fresh oysters with unique toppings, smoky shrimp, and lobster cacio e pepe. The restaurant, located between Harvard and Central Square, also offers inventive cocktails and vegetarian options. Plentiful portions and interesting combinations define its menu. One reviewer noted that the seafood is "interpreted in really innovative ways that work". Despite some patron's wishes for a full lobster on the menu, Waypoint has managed to achieve an impressive 9.5 out of 10 overall rating from reviews and is described as an amazing seafood gem.
A photo of Legal Sea Foods - Harborside restaurant
4.4
Awesome(6284)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Seaport
Booked 147 times today
Legal Sea Foods - Harborside, located in Boston, is beloved for its excellent seafood cuisine and stunning views of the harbor. Patrons consistently praise the freshness and quality of their seafood offerings. Notable mentions include the "outstanding" seafood tower, superb shrimp flatbreads, and the phenomenal Black Magic oysters from Nova Scotia. The restaurant's sushi menu, featuring delicacies such as the Dragon Roll and Sake nigiri, is also highly appreciated. Many reviews highlight the restaurant's exceptional service and scenic outdoor dining experience. Legal Sea Foods - Harborside is indeed a must-go place for anyone craving an authentic "New England Seafood Experience".
A photo of B&G Oysters restaurant
4.5
Awesome(3046)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • South End
Booked 38 times today
B&G Oysters is a top-notch seafood eatery based in Boston, acclaimed for offering some of the city's freshest and best seafood. The restaurant receives high praise for its eclectic setting, outstanding service, and a well-curated wine list. Particularly notable are their fresh oysters, fried clams, and lobster roll, all hailed as exceptional by numerous reviews. The whole branzino and the seafood tower also receive special mention for their high quality and tantalizing flavors. The outdoor seating arrangement is appreciated for enhancing the pleasant dining experience. Their ability to blend perfect ingredients in creative ways whilst offering the freshest seafood makes B&G Oysters an inevitable recommendation for seafood lovers. A consistent favorite among locals and visitors alike, it continues to maintain high standards in seafood cuisine.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in Cambridge

Discover the best seafood dining experiences in the heart of Boston, Cambridge, and Greater Boston. Whether you're craving fresh oysters, succulent lobster rolls, or inventive seafood pasta, this selection of restaurants offers something to satisfy every palate. Renowned for their commitment to freshness and quality, these dining establishments source their ingredients thoughtfully, ensuring that each dish is not only delicious but also sustainably caught. The dining scene in this area is vibrant and diverse, with each restaurant bringing its own unique flair to seafood cuisine. From cozy, intimate settings to modern, bustling atmospheres, the options are as varied as the seafood dishes they serve. Enjoy exceptional service and culinary excellence as you explore the rich seafood offerings of this iconic region. Perfect for both seafood aficionados and casual diners alike, these restaurants promise an unforgettable dining experience with every visit.

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