About McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Faneuil Hall

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant is located in the heart of historic Faneuil Hall Marketplace, just steps from the North End, The Financial District, Government Center and Boston's Waterfront. Showcasing more than 30 varieties of seafood, the restaurant's enticing menu is updated twice each day to feature the freshest fish available. Winning the admiration of the most discerning diners, McCormick & Schmick's is classic in every sense of the word.

North Market Building
Faneuil Hall
Boston, MA 02109
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Sunday 11:30am-4:00pm, Monday-Thursday 11:30am-3:00pm, Friday-Saturday 11:00-3:00pm Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 4:00pm-10:00pm, Friday-Saturday 3:00pm-11:00pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 720-5522

Website:
http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/Boston

Parking Details:
Validated Parking at The 75 State Street Garage. For directions to the garage, click here: http://www.75statestreetgarage.com/direction.htm
Ask your server for the $3 off validation coupon. Parking is $11 after 5pm weekdays and all day Saturdays and Sundays.

Public Transit:
Green Line Goverment Center stop, Orange & Green Line Haymarket stop, Blue Line State Street stop

Executive Chef:
Arthur Landis

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
At McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant, we have the capacity to meet your needs, whether you’re planning a party for 5 guests or 500 guests. We’re here to help you plan your special event, from stunning receptions, to elegant dinner gatherings, to critical corporate meetings, or an intimate rehearsal dinner. From start to finish, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant will ensure that every detail is seamless and professional -- nearly 40 years of knowledge and expertise goes into every event we plan.

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Details
Daily 4:00PM - 6:30PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Private Dining

Whether planning a business meeting, rehearsal dinner or holiday party, you can count on McCormick & Schmick’s to create an event sure to be memorable with our excellent service, delicious food & unparalleled hospitality. Our flexible dining spaces & customized menus can accommodate any event need.

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Faneuil Hall Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

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4.0

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3.7

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3.5

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74% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for Birthdays (9)
Authentic (8)
Casual (5)
Cozy (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Good for Anniversaries (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Business Meals (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Romantic (4)
Scenic View (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Great Beer (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Good for Groups (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Waterfront (2)
Healthy (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Sports (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

I would highly recommend M&S... good value and very good service... staff was very attentive and food was excellent! Even my kids loved it and they fussy! Lol

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined 3 days ago

The drinks were perfectly mixed. The service was absolutely great as well. My steak was cooked perfectly, my only issue is that my wife's lobster tails came out cold and a bit over cooked as well

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 4 days ago

Waiter disappeared for long periods of time. Restaurant was not busy so not sure why. We were not his only table with this issue. Food was very good though.

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 (New England)·Dined 7 days ago

Our experience is always great here. The waiters/waitresses are excellent and the food is always delicious.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Disappointing experience. We went their for lunch and it was very disorganized. The bread was not ready when we got there and we never received it. One would think that they would have known to have bread ready for lunch time. Also, they were out of many basic items. The waiter was not very gracious.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We went to McCormick and Schmicks before a Celtic's game. Service was prompt but not intrusive but it was a Sunday afternoon so the restaurant wasn't really busy. Cocktails were expertly prepared, the seafood was fresh and had a lovely presentation and the steaks were exactly as ordered. I never gave the restaurant its' due consideration because it was in the Faneuil Hall Marketplace but we will definitely return.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Why bother. I was completely ignored by my server and sat for 15 minutes with my finished plate in front of me. Save your money.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Met friends at McCormick & Schmick's for dinner recently. Had made reservations on Open Table prior. When we arrived we were met immediately by Hostess Ashley and led upstairs to a great corner table with a wonderful view of Faneuil Hall proper. Our friends arrived after us and were led to our table. Great crafted cocktails before dinner, followed by appetizers of oysters on the half shell, caesar salad, waldorf salad and soup. Entrees consisted of 6oz filet mignons for my wife and our female friend, 13oz N.Y.Strip steak for her boyfriend, and grilled salmon in a berry reduction for me. Steaks came with broccolini, mine with grilled potatoes vegtables. Wife also ordered side of asparagus, shared by the table, and we also had a order of lobster infused mashed potatoes to share. Steaks were all cooked perfectly medium, nice and juicy. My salmon was also cooked perfectly, flaky and flavorful. Service was excellent and provided by Mike. He was professional, knowledgeable, and friendly, pacing the approximately 3 hour meal perfectly.

Tags: Romantic, Local Ingredients, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Ok. Great food and presentation. Great location, but it’s time to refresh the place.

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 (New England)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great time with friends. Waiter was absolutely wonderful. Food just okay and a little expensive but still had a great night. I would go back.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Took my date here last night for early Valentine's day date. Loved food and they were especially accomdating towards her gluten allergy with a separate menu. Also the chocolate bag dessert was a lot of fun and tasty

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 (New England)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Our dishes were properly prepared, but had just an average taste. Not much creativity to the presentation, and probably because a large chain needs uniformity across many locations. The table service was a bright note, very pleasant and attentive. The restaurant is in need of a good spring cleaning, as there was a deep dust layer within arms reach of our table.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on January 24, 2018

It was a great dinner for my fiancé’s birthday. Service was great!

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 (New England)·Dined on January 21, 2018

I held a dinner to celebrate my daughter having received her Bachelor's Degree. The food was good and they had great choices for wine. The service was excellent. They had run out of a couple of things but our waiter bent over backwards to offer alternatives and was outstanding. I have been there in the past and will definitely return in the future.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 17, 2018

This is a chain I know for many years. Unfortunately they closed their New York and New Jersey restaurants. I got in Boston the excellent food I have experienced in the past. It is a very good not expensive restaurant specializing in see food.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 15, 2018

We ate at the bar and James, our server / bartender was outstanding!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was great as was the server, but we were seated in a booth by the front door. It was 2 degrees outside - we froze.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Everything was great. Our server Molly was top notch, she was attentive, personable and very knowledgeable. The drinks were great and our meals were perfect. We could not have had a better experience!! Molly made the difference!!

Tags: Late-night Find, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quick Bite, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, People Watching
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 (New England)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Went on Christmas Day. We had reservations and were seated promptly. Food was delicious. Didn't feel rushed.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

You cannot go wrong at McCormick & Schmick's consistency always delicious top quality food, top notch service, upscale clientele and atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Groups, Waterfront, Great Beer, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Cozy, Comfort Food, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Service was slow even with cocktails. Waitress nice, but not well informed. Food was good. Manager did comp drinks due to the wait and cold french fries!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Excellent dinner. Busy Holiday Saturday night for the restaurant but we received great service from Mike "A Ben Affleck Lookalike". We all enjoyed our dinner choices and were glad we had room for dessert. The dessert menu was surprising, had many excellent choices that we enjoyed and made our dinners complete and us very happy.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Not happy. Service was terrible. Our appetizers came out same time as dinner. Took 1/2 hour for waiter to bring wasabi for my seared tuna. By then everything was cold. The waiter blamed the season.
This was a special night and wanted a special place, obviously this isn’t that place.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Fantastic Experience, everything from our server, to the manager on duty whom came to our table multiple times, and even went out of her way to go and get whole Maine Lobsters which is what we came for... They went above and beyond Great experience
I will go there every time I am in town... absolute best service we have experienced in the Boston area.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Very average. I've had a number of occasions to dine at M&S's across the country over the years and typically have a very favorable experience. Our waitress was friendly and competent. I had the Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna and everything on the plate slightly warmer than cold. My wife had the Chesapeake Buttermilk Fried Shrimp and her dish was the same. Maybe they just sat too long? Who knows. Nothing was bad enough to complain, just average at best. Regardless, we expected a better overall experience.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I was so embarrassed. I took my mom, mother-in-law, and daughter to this restaurant for a girls weekend special dinner. My mother never got her tea, my mother in law never got her drink. My food was so spicy I could barely eat it. The waiter said, "oh, that's a shame, I'm sorry. I've never eaten that."

I asked for the check and we paid cash so we would not have to wait as the service was so terrible and the restaurant was so cold, we were dying to get out! I would say find someplace else to go and if you have a reservation, change it!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food is always good at this chain. First time at this one. Server was friendly and nice atmosphere, not noisy. However my meal was not warm. I didn’t send it back because the wait was long. A little disappointed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Great place to meet before a Bruins game. Wonderful selection of cocktails and beer. Filet and Salmon were divine! The waitstaff was very friendly and enjoyed our time there.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Unbearably disappointed with McCormick and Schmick's Seafood. We made reservations weeks in advance for a Saturday evening at 7:00 pm. We were seated without issue, and the service was fine, but they need to remove Seafood from their name. What Seafood restaurant in Boston runs out of Lobster three hours before closing. After ordering, it was at least twenty minutes until our server came back with menus asking people to reorder.....and it happened a second time. By the time the food arrived to the table, the available seafood that was originally ordered was cold, the steak wasn't even close to being cooked as ordered and they had to substitute sides because they were out. We have eaten at this location many times in the last (5+) years for both social and business occasions. This past experience was our last; not probably - definitely.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

This was 2d time for Thanksgiving dinner in the very private booth upstairs. Ask for it! Unfortunately this year much of the food was served too cold including the coffee. Plates went back.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food was mediocre service was terrible. Manager was nowhere to be found and when I spoke with her she didn't seem to care. Waitress took off halfway through our meal gone for about an hour

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 (New England)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good food, but the place was dead on a Saturday night and the service was bad. We asked the waiter about the menu and he told us to read the description. Drinks were blah at best. The cosmo came out different on 2 occasions. One meal was ordered wrong, had to be rushed thru. Mashed potatoes were left off and had to be asked for. The waiter had pointed out that the dish came with cheddar mashed, then brought the dinner without any.

Music was dated... decor needs updating. Too bad cuz the food was good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Everything we expected in a Boston staple restaurant. All the food options you could possibly want. The perfect location when doing to Boston tourist walk around. Our food and wine choices were excellent! Service was just right. Attentive but not intrusive. If you haven’t tried it, go. If you have been before, go again. Great food. Great value. Great fun.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Nice restaurant. Good food. Great service. Great location near Faneuil Hall.
Really enjoyed it.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The fish dish was excellent although on the pricey side...but it was free for me being a retired vet. Of course we tipped the attentive waiter on the regular prices on the menu. Both my husband and I are vets and we enjoyed the trip into Boston for the celebration of Vets Day. Thank you for offering the free entrees in honor of our service to this great country.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Casual, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

In the past we always went to the restaurant at Park Plaza in Boston. No comparison what so ever. Everything involved in our fiasco at Fanueil Hall was a total disaster. From the time we got seated and where we got seated was a catastrophe. Leading up to the meal? An epic mess. Service disastrous Wobbly table,almost spilled our drinks. whoops ! My spouse said The worst meal she had ever ate My dearest never complains in restaurants, this time she did. Oh the manager was very suave we will treat you better next year Hah hold your breath. My fellow veterans do not go to that place unless somebody is holding a gun to your head.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Always feel welcome and special by all staff. Our trip to Boston for a family meal & walk around Faneuil Hall is becoming a tradition!

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

M&S. Is a good restaurant chain. They take care of Veterans which I thank them. I visit as many and as often as I can. However- today the meals where cool to cold. The staff /management just needs to pay a little more attention

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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food is consistently wonderful here. The service is always outstanding. This visit was no different. Mussels, lobster bisque, and the tuna were our appetizer choices. Each was amazing but the tuna gets extra points for presentation and then yes, it tasted as good as it looked. We tried Parmesan crusted flounder and chicken. They were both cooked perfectly and the light seasoning was unique and flavorful. Even better were the pasta sides. Cooked the way past should be -firm no mush-and again delicious. And of course, there is location, location, location. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Healthy, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Came here for my birthday dinner and had a wonderfully relaxing experience...great foid and drinks too!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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