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Legal C Bar - Dedham

4.3
1601 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
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  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
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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, calamari as well as custom cocktails and carafes provides a contemporary, comfortable experience.

Our all-day menu features favorites from Legal Sea Foods and LTK as well as new exclusives. Forty-two specialty cocktails and 25 wines by-the-glass satisfy any thirst for fun. Two bars (including one food bar) anchor the restaurant which also features communal tables, wedge booths and mezzanine seating.

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 within the new Legacy Place lifestyle center will get you hooked.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Seafood, Tapas / Small Plates, Fish
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Wednesday: 11am - 11pm
Thursday - Saturday: 11am - 12am
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(781) 234-6500
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AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Cross street
Rustcraft Road
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Parking details
Land a parking spot in the lot right in front of our door.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Celebrate the holiday with us. We'll be serving up our regular menu along with feature items.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 1601 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.1
ambience
3.9
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Service was exceptional. We were seated 10 minutes before our reservation time. Our waitress came over immediately. Drinks and food were severed in a timely manner. Overall amazing experience.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Had great clam chowder. The paella was excellent as was the crab cake combo. The noise level in this restaurant is quite high which detracts from the enjoyment. Also, the layout of the floor plan is basically one big cavernous room which also is a bit off putting.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

A favorite scrod dish is gone from the menu. Food is tasty and presented well but a bit pricey. All wines are priced high.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

We love this Legal’s. Great food, ambience and staff. Highly recommend

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2.0Dined 7 days ago

Very disappointing evening. We had a 6:30 reservation and were seated fairly quickly. Then we waited about 20 minutes before anyone approached us. Apparently someone else was supposed to wait on us. It took another 20 minutes before we received our cocktails. We had already ordered dinner. Things picked up a bit after that. The Caesar salads were good and fresh. My rainbow trout was overcooked. Legals is usually very consistent, which is why we come frequently. However, it will be a while before I return.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Excellent. Meredith who is the manager ALWAYS goes above and beyond to make my experience perfect. Love her. And our waiter is a perfectionist. I think his name is David. Great experience always

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2.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I ordered a fish sandwich an there was very very little fish

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Doesn't disappoint...from the welcome greeting to the wait staff to the most delicious food, (especially the clam chowder), to the wonderful time spent with family and/or friends!

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1.0Dined on April 8, 2018

As a frequent diner at Legal's we made a reservation this past Sunday to celebrate a special occasion.

After being seated at a great booth by the kitchen, we were greeted by our server Taylor and gave her our order, as we were quite hungry.

I let Taylor know that I really enjoy the iced tea and would probably have at least 3 before the meal was over.

This is the last we saw of Taylor!!!

Throughout the experience, a myriad of other staff members delivered our food, checked on us, and refilled my iced tea.

A the end of the meal, our server appeared to drop a check on the table.
Not sure where she was the whole time, but it was not a great service experience.

I guess dessert was not an option for us, and we moved on to another spot, sadly.

We come to Legal's for the whole experience: food, ambiance, and service.

Unfortunately, our experience fell quite short.

Very disappointed in the level of service for Legal's at Legacy :(

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Great food and great service as always.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Hostess seated us on the second floor overlooking the bar. It was less noisy, first floor was quite loud. Food was exceptional.

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2.0Dined on April 6, 2018

French Fries were breaded. Very disappointing. Chowder very good.
Music too loud.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Everything was fantastic. They were great to accommodate the children. Out of town guest loved the drinks and was impressed with the oysters.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Lovely family lunch. Food was excellent, server was attentive and accommodating. Will definitely be back!

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3.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Very bland food all round.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Even though it was incredibly busy on Good Friday, the staff was attentive and the food was delicious!

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Solid value, great food!

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Our server was awesome - was clearly a LSF veteran. He had some great suggestions, he kept our waters full (may seem odd to mention that, BUT I think it’s important!), and he was funny. Great night all around. I am never disappointed when I come to C Bar.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We always have an excellent meal at legal c bar and return frequently .
My favorite is the salmon

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great service great meal. Our waitress made a wonderful recommendation for my wife, which she loved. Always a great meal

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4.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Great food. Bring in the chowders ! Smaller boots for two would be great.

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2.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Wow - what a disappointment with Legal's. It used to be an icon of seafood but had gone way downhill so the premium prices are no longer warranted. I met my son there for a lunch this week. The service was ok, nothing special - the people were very nice but with a 80% empty restaurant, I still had to wait to get someone's attention.

In addition, I simply ordered a scrod lunch which was a disappointment. The dish's description on the menu didn't completely describe the major ingredients come I didn't really care for ruining the dish for me. In addition, the fish itself was overcooked, crusty on the edges and simply overdone.

This was the Dedham location but I will look for other seafood restaurants now instead of just saying "let's meet at Legals ...."

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Ate at the bar. Service was very good. Food and cocktails were excellent . Legal is expensive but the food was high quality.

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2.0Dined on March 16, 2018

My family and I love Legal Seafood, but for some reason the Dedham location is not up to par. Our meals were all overcooked. We have eaten at the Dedham Legal before and was better than this mail, but still not as good as other locations.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

One of our favorite places. Consistent, high quality dining. Can be somewhat noisy.

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2.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Swordfish was overdone and then when recooked tasted rubbery. Spinach had bad aftertaste.
They incorrected ordered more oysters and never corrected it in the receipt despite communicating the error.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Food was good as normally expected. The waitress could use a little help—she was slamming things down on the table from the bread to the meal. She also threw straws on the table. She wasn’t the nicest but she wasn’t entirely rude or disrespectful.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

This place never disappoints. Great food and service.

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2.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Service was good. Food was awful.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Had a great experience last night! Food was outstanding, service was an A+! Can't wait to go back for more oysters. Best in town!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

We eat at Legal C in Dedham regularly and always enjoy ourselves but last Saturday night was especially great. We were escapees from the storm, having had no electricity for 2 days and so the warmth and chatter were especially welcome. Robert, the manager, is always so incredibly warm and welcoming--he often makes our visit! We ate at our favorite corner table upstairs on the small balcony and had fun people watching. My tequilla Bloody Mary was tasty and the seafood paella absolutely delicious. My husband enjoyed his grilled shrimp. Overall a fantastic experience!
Joan and Steve S.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Fabulous food and service was amazing! Will definitely return!!

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Great fish and chips and the best CRAB CAKES around. Pricey but excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

I love Legal C. The food is always good and the service is great!

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Food was very good; Legal C can make almost anything Gluten Free including Calamari. The waitress was very knowledgeable and attentive. A bit pricy though but portions are quite large.

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Much too noisy and overpriced for most menu items.
Good bar service.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Was very good. Waitress was very friendly and professional. Will definitely go back in the future..

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

The light above our table was a bit low. Had to use iphone light to read menu. Food and service was great.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

We had our daughter’s 35th birthday at legal c bar dedham. We had several people with gluten intolerance & another with soy & dairy allergens. We also had our grandchildren ages 2 1/2& 6 months. Our server Jacob was so attentive to all our needs. We could not have asked for better! He was very accomodating to us all, including the kids.
My husband & i regularly go to this location & have always had great sevice, but this was excepional.Last week we went to LTC with our son & his family. As always we had a very nice meal( including our food allergens) but the most recent trip to legal c dedham outshined even that!
Thank you

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Attentive service in a lively atmosphere. Crab cake appy come with enough salad to make a light meal. Bariatric friendly proteins here!

The olive relish was a little stong for the light fish, recommend it with the trout though.

And of course- have the chowder

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