About Legal C Bar - Dedham

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.

736 Legacy Place
Dedham, MA 02026
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Tapas / Small Plates, Fish

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Wednesday: 11am - 11pm
Thursday - Saturday: 11am - 12am

Cross Street:
Rustcraft Road

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(781) 234-6500

Website:
http://www.legalseafoods.com/Restaurants/Dedham-Legal-C-Bar-br-Legacy-Place

Parking Details:
Land a parking spot in the lot right in front of our door.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Legal C Bar - Dedham Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

3.9

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (37)
Great for Lunch (32)
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Bar Seating (25)
Good for a Date (19)
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Healthy (18)
Good for Groups (16)
Fun (15)
Special Occasion (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Good for Birthdays (14)
People Watching (11)
Quick Bite (11)
Authentic (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Kid-friendly (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Cozy (5)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Romantic (3)
Live Sports (2)
Seasonal (2)
Spicy (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Organic (1)
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 7, 2013

Fish is good and fresh. Always consistent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on June 4, 2013

Have eaten here before and it is similar menu to LSF with a few nice shifts, but it is far from inspiring cuisine. The decor is a real selling point and the outside dining is great but our service was very poor on the night. Knew it would be bad when the server began telling us his life story...

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on June 3, 2013

The layout is great, and the hostess and waitress were very good. I did not look at the wine list, so can't comment on that. The bar did look like a great hot spot, and may have to check it out one evening.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 31, 2013

We have been to C Bar many times. Our last three visits have been very disappointing. We had a reservation but arrived early so we opted to dine at the bar. The service was slow and inattentive. It took forever to place a drink order even though they were clearly not busy. We then had to flag their attention to place our food order. One of the entrees was luke warm. It must have been held to wait for the other which was piping hot.
The food here is so good. It is a shame that the service is ruining the dining experience.

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 (New England)·Dined on May 28, 2013

Delicious as always. Great food. Sat outside (we were the only ones outside; inside was crowded).

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on May 26, 2013

We had dinner after a movie on Sunday eve. Everything was great, and what you expected from a lega's restaurant. Service was a little slow, but we were not in a rush so it didn't really matter.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 26, 2013

Good all around dining experience. Like the option of buying 2 oz of wine.

Tags: Hot Spot
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 24, 2013

Always a great take. Good food and good service. A winning combo . . .

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on May 24, 2013

The noise level was a little too high and it was difficult to hear the waiter and talk to each other. We were sitting in a booth with 6 people.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on May 19, 2013

A group of my girlfriends and I always meet here because the food is good, service on target. Reservations are always a good idea.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 18, 2013

We have been here many times but this time service was very slow

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on May 12, 2013

Excellent choice for Mother's Day dinner. Drinks and oysters were a great start. Meals were delicious. The menu includes a number of less expensive options that some of our other potential seafood spots did not offer (eg a reasonably priced fish & chips for our teens)

We'll be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 12, 2013

A 5:45 reservation seating at close to 6:35 is usually not the norm; however, Mothers Day, I guess it can be forgiven if not for what appeared to be a lack of a full staff for the demand level. However, the food is terrific and worth the wait, and the staff tried to please everyone, and came up a bit short. The Berkowitz family owes the staff that day a healthy bonus for surviving the onslaught. Still a great place to wine and dine and crowds are not unusual with a staff level that meets the need. So chalk it up to one bad day and visit another. Bon Appetit

Tags: Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on May 12, 2013

It was horrible, awful service and pretty sub par food. Not going back.

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 (New England)·Dined on May 12, 2013

Excellent as always and the seats on the second floor were fun!

Too bad that there were no Open Table points at this site and no explanation
was provided on line when making the reservation.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on May 12, 2013

Great meal, good atmosphere, excellent service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on May 11, 2013

As usual the food was great, the staff was very helpful, and friendly. Olga, from Russia was very friendly and accomodating.
We were in a group of nine, celebrating a graduation (Berklee College of Music). I made the decision to bring the group out to dinner, as I live in the area and most of the other guest were from out of town. I must say I made an excellent choice.

Thank you,
Lynia

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 10, 2013

I've noticed recently that this place has gone a little downhill yet the prices seemed to have skyrocketed. Odering an entree now in the vicinity of $30 is not unusual. The portions seem to have also gotten a little smaller. Food quality is adequate but for these Boston prices, next time I may just go to Boston.

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 (New England)·Dined on May 6, 2013

Service was ok. Food was ok nothing special. Bad acoustics. Complementary fried pickles did not really impress. Skinny Margharita was good.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on May 2, 2013

But sometimes you have to shout out to continue a conversation. The light is a little dark (may be a good for dinner) but hard to read the menu.

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on April 27, 2013

NEVER HAD A BAD MEAL AT LEGALS STILL THE BEST SEAFOOD AROUND DID HAVE TROUBLE DOING AN ONLINE RES

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on April 26, 2013

Fantastic as always, great swordfish, super fresh

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on April 24, 2013

good food
reasonably priced menu

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on April 22, 2013

This was my first time dining at CBar and it was amazing!! We tend to dine out often but Mainly in the city. ALMOST every aspect of cbar was great!! The ladies at the door greeting were lovely. Food and drinks were amazing. But most of all the upbeat generous knowledgable service was out of this world. Kaitlyn M. was on point and never missed a beat. I literally didn't have do anything. She started us off by asking what we felt like hAving because we were are always indecisive. She took our menus and suggested everything from drinks to apps to an outstanding orange and berries desert. Only downfall to this resturant is that the music is TOO loud.
All around this has been the perfect night out. Can't wait to come back..... Thank you

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on April 22, 2013

Offers good gluten free menu options. Very good response to many food allergies

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on April 19, 2013

Nothing special about the meal, the server was very knowledgable about the menu.

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 (New England)·Dined on April 17, 2013

A HUGE thank you to the bar staff and management team for making me feel like a VIP on my first visit to this beautiful location. I truly appreciated Carrie and Colin coming over to personally introduce themselves. I will definitely be back the next time I'm in the area!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on April 13, 2013

Food was great, the small plates they offer are on point, but the service stood out as being one of the best experiences I've had at any restaurant. Placing the reservation through opentable was seamless as well. All in all, solid place to grab drinks with friends or take that special someone for some great wine and seafood.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on April 13, 2013

Great location. Food was very good and the service was excellent. Them music was too loud and it was difficult to have a conversation.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on April 13, 2013

Food and service were outstanding !

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on March 30, 2013

Poached pear dessert was great!!!!

I wish they'd stop the truffle bluecheese stuffed olives and just do bluecheese. The truffle aspect is drying on the tongue.

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 (New England)·Dined on March 30, 2013

Everything was exceptionally good!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on March 30, 2013

Only issue was our server was really slow. After giving us dessert menus he disappeared for almost 15 minutes. At this point, we decided against dessert because it would have just taken too long

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (New England)·Dined on March 29, 2013

The food was great! The service was over-the-top spectacular!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on March 29, 2013

Always a hit... especially the tuna burger and lobster roll! Our server was particularly pleasant, even though it was a busy Good Friday. Kudos.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on March 29, 2013

Very happy with the food and the service on a very busy day (Good Friday) we were seated right away with our Open Table reservation. It was not my first time there and certainly won't be my last! Thanks.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on March 28, 2013

This was my 1st time visit, Everything was outstanding! The food was awesome...my wine was delicious...dessert was perfect and volha was kind and informative! I can't wait to go back, it's looks like a great place to work at too!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Orlando)·Dined on March 26, 2013

My wife and I brought our 2 kids in and had an amazing experience. The whole meal was great. The general manager (very nice woman) came by our table several times. We ordered dessert and the Gm actual offered us a chef featured poached pear. This was also fantastic. We would highly recommend to our friends, thank you.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on March 26, 2013

I came in while shopping, found a seat at the massive bar and really enjoyed this experience. Been here a few times before and the food and service never disappoint. My salmon was delish! Loved my cocktails (best I have ever had) and the attention the bartenders gave us. They were there at the perfect times and were quite a joy to have wait on us. It truly seemed as though everyone was having fun, there was laughing and high five going around the building (made me want to join in, very contagious). I cant wait to come back, this place just feels good. PS the deviled eggs the manager brought over were out of this world! The management is top notch as it is evident with food and service as good as it is!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on March 23, 2013

Great food but very loud. Could not carry on a conversation with tablemates.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies
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