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Legal Sea Foods – Hingham, Hingham, MA

Legal Sea Foods – Hingham

4.2
4.2
1280 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Legal Sea Foods operates award-winning restaurants committed to quality and freshness. Our pier-to-plate process brings over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish to the table throughout the year. "If it isn't fresh, it isn't Legal!"

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Wed 11:30 am–9:00 pm Thu–Sat 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (781) 556-0010
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Private party facilities
    We welcome you to explore our Private Dining options, perfect for any occasion.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Event Coordinator: (617) 540-9352
  • Neighborhood
    Hingham
  • Parking details
    Land a parking spot in the lot right in front of our door.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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  • Kids Eat Free!

    Apr 15 - Apr 19, 2024
    Sun - 4:00 PM - 8:45 PM,Mon - Wed - 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:45 PM,Thu - Fri - 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:45 PM,Sat - 4:00 PM - 9:45 PM
    Kids eat free – only for Net Rewards members! Dine with us April 15 – 19, 2024 and enjoy one FREE kids’ meal with each purchase of an adult entrée! Sign up for Legal Net Rewards to enjoy this exclusive offer. More information: https://www.legalseafoods.com/kids-menu/

What 1,280 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 3.9Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Boston Metro South

    Kid-friendly

  • Boston Metro South

    Innovative

  • Boston Metro South

    Healthy

1,280 Reviews
  1. Cheryl

    Greater Boston

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Gluten free roll inedible. Salad way over dressed. Price way too high for value of food. Service was excellent and seating comfortable.

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  2. JackS

    Greater Boston

    26 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A very nice experience at LSF Hingham. We were greeted warmly and even though a little early for our reservation were seated promptly. Food was good and our server Victoria did a great job.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a great table near the window but it was also near the wait station. . That helped to get assistance more quickly when we needed water or to request more of the delicious rolls. The main meals were creative and filling.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Worst whole belly fried clams- overcooked, tough and mostly strips- and very expensive! Sushi rolls and service good but very noisy!

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  5. ScottP

    Naples

    7 reviews

    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    I am a big fan of Legal. This visit, however, was disappointing. Perhaps it was not the right venue for Easter. It was not crowded during the 3-5 time frame. The food was mediocre. While the swordfish was good, the burger was not. Nor was a Caesar salad with chicken. I’ll likely come back, but I’m certainly not in a hurry.
    Legal Sea Foods – HinghamResponded on April 1, 2024
    Dear Scott, I would like to extend my sincere apologies for your experience at Legal Sea Foods. We appreciate the feedback and take these comments very seriously. If agreeable with you, I would like to learn more so that I may address the issues with my staff.  Please contact me at 781-556-0010 at your convenience. Thank you for your time and I look forward to speaking with you soon. Best, Alicia Yates General Manager

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  6. alex

    Greater Boston

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service. Meh food. Shrimp tacos were over cooked and bland. Someone ordered salad without cheese and got cheese all over it.

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  7. JandC

    Greater Boston

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The scallops were wonderful… cooked beautifully and served with a very good corn and cheese combination. Service was attentive. Noise was pretty awful: very loud.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Seated timely for reservation; so many choices for meal! 5 out of 6 people loved their choice. Staff very friendly and attentive…

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  9. mabuss3

    Greater Boston

    14 reviews

    3.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    We love the food. The waitstaff is excellent. However the noise level makes comfortable conversation impossible. The place was full and people were practically yelling to be heard over sports on the tv and loud music as well. If we ever eat there again it will be only for lunch.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Long time customer. I always book ahead and when I arrived early was told my table would be cleaned. Waited 10 minutes and asked for an update, and was told sorry she has no update. That’s fine, I was early, but multiple people walked in (with same group # as us) and were seated. Even a walk in couple was sat at a table for 4 before us after waiting 20 minutes total. We felt very undervalued as we come here often.

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  11. Junebug

    Greater Boston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had such a fun night, and were able to save a lobster each for today. It was really great!!!

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  12. Foodiefun

    Greater Boston

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Superb leap day lobster, chowder, sangria and service!! Will be back for sure!!

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  13. ShealinA

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Bartender was GREAT! Food was very good. Wedge salad with salmon bacon was shockingly delicious. The lights were a little bright and sounded cafeteria like at times but overall good experience.

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Worst experience and service, extremely disappointing.

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  15. BUFBOS2009

    Greater Boston

    15 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was extremely bland, service was fine. The remodel looks nice but the chairs are awkward to sit in. I had the Ahi Tuna dish with rice/broccoli - the rice had no flavor, the broccoli was undercooked and the tuna was tough without any seasoning. I had to salt it to make it edible and even so, I could only eat about half. We paid $90 for myself and two kids without any alcohol, so I would not recommend unless you're just going for a cup of chowder.

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  16. TheresaK

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The tuna steak was cooked to order, a medium rare, but it would have been perfect if it had been grilled. The side of asparagus was grilled to perfection and tender! Overally, the food is very good, and with the new makeover in Hingham, the restaurant is a comfortable, modern and brighter atmosphere. I find myself making reservations more and more!!

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  17. FrequentDiner

    Greater Boston

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Broccoli was burnt. Fish was OK. Service was good.

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  18. Excellent

    Greater Boston

    38 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    My husbands linguini with clam sauce was cold. It took forever to get drinks and the food. My “seasonal vegetables” were 90% little potatoes and a few stray pieces of cauliflower. The renovations of the place look good, but we were very disappointed in the food. Our waitress was pleasant enough it took forever, and he actually think we will try to find another seafood place to eat at going forward. 

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    The lighting is really bad. Feels like a Macy’s or a retail store

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  20. f00d1e

    New York City

    32 reviews

    3.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We are frequent diners at LSF in Hingham. Unfortunately this time the location was understaffed and service suffered. Our waiter had to apologize multiple times as our bar drinks were not made quickly or as requested. Our waiter was new, frustrated and could have used some support from onsite management.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    38 reviews

    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food. Out of two brands of Saki that was on the menu. Server was great.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really great experience! We were celebrating a birthday and everything was perfect!

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  23. Mahonedawg

    Greater Boston

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Hightop table was perfect. Less noisy. Food was great.
    Legal Sea Foods – HinghamResponded on February 22, 2024
    Dear Mahonedawg, Thank you very much for the positive feedback! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience.  Thanks so much for joining us and we look forward to serving you at your next visit!   Best, Mark Hayward General Manager

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  24. Swami

    Greater Boston

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Our food arrived barely warm. They did try to correct it. The cold air coming in from the entrance was uncomfortable. They need a vapor/air barrier.

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  25. Prism8

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing seafood. Everything is very fresh. For what you receive the prices are decent. The restaurant is clean. Somewhat loud when busy.

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  26. Fatso

    Greater Boston

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The food and service were predictably good. The restaurant is excessively noisy

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  27. Jessie

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and drink. Service was great. Beautiful night out with friends.

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  28. Bonnie

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Employees were very friendly and attentive. Delicious lobster rolls; enormous!

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  29. Oscar123

    Greater Boston

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    2 for 1 lobster rolls as a Legal Seafood Member… was amazing. Great portions and delicious! Love the atmosphere.

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  30. TraceyH

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Love this for the newly expanded gluten-free options. They are not just an afterthought. They are very sensitive to the needs of gluten intolerant diners and offer close to everything on the menu gluten free. It makes it so much more enjoyable and relaxing to know my gluten sensitive friends don't have to select from a very limited menu or worry about being sick for the subsequent 24 hours after being exposed to gluten. Thank you for considering the needs of these customers!

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  31. WalterR

    Palm Springs

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 30, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Disappointed. My wife and our guest enjoyed the lobster rolls. My mistake: I ordered the fried scallops. Too many french fries, served lukewarm. And just five scallops - for $28.

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  32. TheresaK

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The promotion: buy 2 lobsters for the price of 1 was a great deal, and the lobster was tender and delicious! The alternative sides offered were great, although the side of rice was plain and dry. A couple misses: 1.) one order came out with french fries that were not ordered, which was rectified, and 2.) The waitress had to be asked to check with the kitchen on sauces, because it was evident she didn't know, named tabasco as a sauce (for the rice), and stood befuddled. Overall, good dining.

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  33. DVCTraveler

    Greater Boston

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Our server was fantastic! She was friendly, helpful and paced the meal perfectly.

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  34. Anatole

    Greater Boston

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 1
    The food was excellent, the service pleasant and efficient. However, for the second time, the noise level was unbearable. Apparently, screaming children love to hear their voices echoing off the very high ceiling(s). This forces other diners to speak very loudly. It is extremely difficult to carry on a conversation. Please put a sound barrier up between the back room (where the oblivious parents and their hyper offspring are usually put) and the front where diners would enjoy a little peace.

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  35. MichaelR

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    Our meals came out warm. The surf and turf was a huge disappointment. Lobster was petite, overcooked and vegetables were cold. Our server was polite and upbeat. Not impressed with this location. We have been supporters of Legals for 40 years. They need to get back to focussing on quality food if they are going to raise prices.

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  36. David

    Greater Boston

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    LSF is very good and we are really excited about their expanded sushi menu. At lunch today we ordered the cioppino (excellent) and two “green dragon” sushi rolls. This roll has very little salmon on the inside but plenty of rice. For the price point, I expected a better roll comparable to what a normal sushi restaurant would sell for the same price. This was disappointing, but everything else was great.

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  37. Joan

    Greater Boston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our dinners were delicious! I got Cajun swordfish and my husband got scallops. Both dinners were hot when served. Our server Alana(spelling ?) was awesome and very personable. She is an excellent server.

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  38. judith

    Greater Boston

    27 reviews

    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The good was great, and great service. The clam pasta dish was delicious. Noise level high

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  39. Tracy

    Greater Boston

    15 reviews

    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Every time I go to Legal Sea Foods I am disappointed in the food. I don’t understand how people consider it to be good seafood. You can get better fish at just about any other locally owned restaurant in MA. The restaurant itself was nice and the service was good. I got the beef and shrimp tacos. The tacos were just ok but the accompanying rice and beans was bland. The price is crazy for how little shrimp and beef you actually get in two corn tacos. Others in my group got the fish and chips and fried clam platters. All said the fish tasted frozen and the fried batter was heavy. The french fries are good. If you want good seafood in New England, my advice is don’t go to the chains.

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  40. lynnZ

    Greater Boston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    If you enjoy seafood, this is the place to go. Many dinner options on the menu.

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You can order delivery directly from Legal Sea Foods – Hingham using the Order Online button. Legal Sea Foods – Hingham also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (781) 556-0010.

Legal Sea Foods – Hingham is rated 4.2 stars by 1280 OpenTable diners.

Legal Sea Foods – Hingham does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 17 times today

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Google Map for Legal Sea Foods – Hingham

96 Derby Street, Hingham, MA 02043

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Hingham
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Wed 11:30 am–9:00 pm Thu–Sat 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Land a parking spot in the lot right in front of our door.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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