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

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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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Overall Rating

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4.1

service

4.1

ambience

3.9

value

3.8

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77% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (13)
Authentic (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
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Casual (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
People Watching (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Cozy (5)
Scenic View (5)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Healthy (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Waterfront (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Fun (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Romantic (1)
Tapas (1)
Great Beer (1)
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 (New England)·Dined a day ago

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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 (Miami)·Dined 7 days ago

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 2, 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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·Dined on November 26, 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 20, 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 11, 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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·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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·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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 (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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·Dined on November 5, 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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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Friendly service and very tasty food (had the clam chowder and the mixed seafoof grill, both very good with generous portions), had a great time.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

We chose this restaurant because of the reviews but we found it boring, ordinary and expensive. Our waiter was very nice but slow and kept us waiting. Our table wasn’t made up correctly and the table behind us was a catch all for extra salt/pepper shakers and silverware. The food was good, but it didn’t knock our socks off.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Overall we had a good time at McCormick & Schmick's. There was some issue with the food, but our waiter quickly made amends.

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Service was excellent, drinks memorable, food was very good but not as hot as I would have expected. I was surprised to find paper on top of the table cloth.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New England)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Excellent food and service. The pumpkin seasonal beer was a complete hit! The crab cake sandwich is a must and you can still order it even if it is only for lunch menu. Coconut shrimp is absolutely amazing 😃

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Tapas, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Good restaurant in a nice place, good food not noisy.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, People Watching
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 (Naples)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food was very very good. Marc, our server was prompt, courteous, and very attentive without being in the way.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 14, 2017

While the server was very good, the food was average. We had been to the Park Square location several years ago and thought the food quality was much better than just average.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We think our waiter was having a bad day. The food was fabulous.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Great lunch stop away from the crowds of Quincy Market. Good service and reliable food with additions for the Boston venue.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Service was slow. Fried food was greasy. They need to clean the widow sill - dead mosquito that was really adding to the ambiance. With that attention to detail make you wonder how clean everything else is.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We went for lunch. As all three of us only have an hour for lunch, we appreciated that our server got our order in quickly. The food came out hot at fast. A very good lunch. We will return.

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 (Austin)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Dinner with friends. We eat at M&S restaurants a lot, although first time here. Food and service were fantastic. Daniel, our server, was friendly, attentive and professional. The calamari was well prepared and went fast. Lobster bisque was full of chunks of lobster and very tasty. We also enjoyed the stuffed salmon, new York strip steak and baked cod. All well prepared and delicious. Well worth a visit if you want great, fresh seafood.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Nice and quiet lunch with a colleague. The atmosphere was great at this time of day and the service was good too!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on September 3, 2017

McCormick and Schmick provides dependable fresh food with a nice presentation. The wait staff was very accommodating and it was a cozy place for an unhurried lunch on a rainy Sunday noon.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Healthy
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 2, 2017

We were in Boston getting our daughter set up at BU and wanted to treat her to a special dinner. McCormick & Schmick's did not disappoint! Fantastic clam chowder, scallops and lobster. Our server, Chris, was particularly attentive, offering to move us away from a noisy baby. Definitely recommend!

Tags: Authentic
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 (Omaha)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Bad service

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 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2017

One meal was barely edible, the other so full of bones it was not edible. The service was horrible and the restaurant and bathrooms were dirty. Never got bread and had to ask for water. Saw the waiter once to order and once for check. The bathrooms were as dirty as a truck stop.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Pleased when they were able to sit us early as we arrived before our reservation, not as pleased when it was a 15 minute wait before we even saw our waiter to take a drink order. However after that the waiter was attentive and there were no further issues on that front. The food was good, over priced for what it was, but good. Drinks are pricy but in line with the area.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 22, 2017

We always have great dinners at McCormack & Schmicks. The food is consistently good, the service is great, and the prices are reasonable.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Quick Bite, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Average food...steak was over cooked and crab legs were average. Upscale pricing for average food.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Good food and ambience. Only problem is they always put us as a "no show" time after time so it is a hassle getting our open table points. We even made it clear we had an open table reservation this last time and put us as "no show" once again! Makes me wonder if something is going on like not wanting to pay the open table fee?

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, People Watching
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