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About Legal C Bar - Hingham

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, and calamari as well as custom cocktails provides a contemporary, comfortable experience.

Legal C Bar’s menu complements the bar forward concept and features many items suitable for sharing while also offering options for more traditional coursed dining. Oyster lovers will find at least 8 different varieties daily. Nineteen signature cocktails, 37 wines by-the-glass, and 20 beers satisfy any thirst.

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 at the Derby Street Shoppes will get you hooked.

96 Derby Street
Hingham, MA 02043
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Tapas / Small Plates, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Sunday 11:00am - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(781) 556-0010

Website:
http://www.legalseafoods.com/restaurants/hingham-legal-c-bar-derby-street-shoppes

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

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

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Legal C Bar - Hingham Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (21)
Healthy (20)
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Great for Lunch (15)
Worth the Drive (11)
Fun (10)
Good for a Date (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Authentic (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Business Meals (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Special Occasion (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Seasonal (4)
Cozy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Vegan (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Romantic (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Shrimp special of shrimp tacos was amazing! Should stay on the menu! Fish and chips always perfectly cooked. Our server was charming and took very good care of us

Tags: Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Spicy, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Waitress was great- we were waiting on a third friend. Drinks well served and presented. Lunch was not rushed

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Have never been dissappointed at Legal C Bar. Always great food, super bar drinks, wine list and service. Highly recommend.

Tags: Healthy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was nothing like Boston, portions were a joke! half the size of Boston shame on you!!!!! ripping people off for good numbers will NOT bring them back... the men,s room with these stupid out dated no water urinals the stink just awful...if? you like Boston DO NOT GO there please...

Tags: Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Arrived early for our reservation and were seated without a wait. Friendly staff and attentive and professional waitstaff. Food, as always, was excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We had an amazing experience! Thank you to Katrina, our server and Mark, the manager for being wonderful!

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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Joey, our waiter was very knowledgeable, attentive and personable.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Wonderful service & great food. Will definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 23, 2017

You can always get a delicious meal at Legal C. Food is nicely prepared and service is excellent. Entree portions are large, and prices are comparable with other seafood places in the area.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Prices are rather high for what you get. Brussels sprouts were delicious however the almost $30 truffle Mac n cheese entree I ordered had no truffles or truffle oil and had about 1-1.5 ounces of lobster and about 2 cups of Panko bread crumbs that seemed to be from the bottom of the bag. Also the dish was supposed to have peas in it and I counted 8 peas. It was dry and not creamy. To be fair the manager took it off our bill but I left hungry. The wine was good and salad was as it should be. Restaurant is good for a quick easy bite after shopping with easy access and good location. Convenient.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We had terrible service once again at Legal C in Hingham- we will not be going back. There were two waitresses assigned to our table, but I don't know why, as there was no communication between them. It took forever to get our drinks and appetizers. They then forgot to put in my dinner order, and 40 minutes later when we asked where our meals were, the response was, "Oh you ordered food?" They brought the one order of crab cakes and said my meal hadn't even been started. I said I had to leave to pick up my daughter- no apology or compensation, and the restaurant was 3/4 full at that point. So sub par to Legal Seafood. Never again though!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2017

I eat Paleo and was pleased that the chef accomodated my needs.

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Healthy, Fun, Kid-friendly, Paleo Friendly, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 9, 2017

We do eat here a lot and the food is always very good no matter what you order. Excellent seafood restauarant, but they do have excellent steaks and maybe the best hamburger. Bar is excellent with well seasoned and friendly bartenders

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The trout is our favorite dish at Legal C. The sides are yummy too!! They also have the best pomegranate lemon drops!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was amazing! The downfall was that all of the guests that were seated around us had small children who were not happy. Some having birthdays. I’m not sure if it’s routine to sit kids towards the back of the restaurant but there were plenty of tables available in front as well. Maybe we were placed in the back mistakenly? I love children and have many of my own along with grandchildren but sometimes a quiet meal is nice. A little disappointing with so much noise.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent Food, good service and atmosphere. It's kind of a loud place, but we ask for a booth and that works. Really enjoyed the oysters. Wellfleets, the best!

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Fun, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Legal Sea is usually very consistent restaurant however this to particular visit our service was a bit off and we tried some new menu items that we didn’t like.

Tags: Healthy
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food appeared to have been cooked with great haste. Overcooked and hasty presentation.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great choice for Thanksgiving - low key, quiet, lovely server, great food, relaxing atmosphere.

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·Dined on November 21, 2017

My wife and I had the Thai-influenced salmon with rice noodles, which were flooded with a very salty Hoisin type sauce. The noodles were very long and too tough to cut up. My granddaughter had the sole with spinach, which she enjoyed. We had the pumpkin cheesecake, which was average at best. Overall, not up to Legal standards.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Excellent seafood and terrific service. The specials are always good. Very good for allergies

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 (New England)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Legals is always a dependable restaurant choice. What more can I say.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Birthday celebration - we all had very good meals. Server, Matt, was friendly and knowledgeable and didn’t mind that we lingered after meal. We celebrated birthday with a delicious piece of pumpkin cheesecake with caramel sauce - yummy!

Tags: Quick Bite, Healthy, Comfort Food, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Service was poor, food was fair, wait staff not knowledgeable or helpful, manager was also in a hurry to move tables through and hostess was unaware of what was going on and did not care. Overall poor experience which is consistent for this location.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We eat here a lot and the food is always very good. The Legal Seafood franchise may have the best tasting burger of all restaurants suuprisingly. We had a new waitress on 11/11/17 we have never seen before, Sarah, who was very efficient, friendly and curtious and made the dining experience better than usual.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

A friend was visiting from Ohio and said she was craving seafood. Legal C was my first choice in that area of town. She was thrilled and so was I. I've been to Legal C a dozen times at least. Everything is consistent, from menu to service to quality and ambiance. I give it a 10 Thumbs Up!

Neil Wood

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Enjoyed most aspects of the Legal C Bar in Hingham. Food was good, and service was very good. Only major issue was the noise. We sat in a booth (that was good), but the high-top tables that were adjacent had larger parties of 5 or 6 people, and they were very noisy. The high-tops do not provide any shield from the shrill laughter or those yelling across the table to others.
Had difficulty having conversation.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Dined there many times, always a great meal. This time the service ruined the meal.
Daughter ordered an adult cheeseburger and was served a kids hamburger. After waiting 15 minutes the chef delivered the correct burger. Only once did our server come to apologize.
We all finished our meal before the burger came. Kind of killed our family dinner on a Saturday
night.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Legal Seafood has great options at every location. The Derby Street C Bar is one of the best options at this mall. The waiters are really knowledgeable and the food excellent. What's great about the franchise is that the menu changes frequently enough that it's easy to find something new to try.

Tags: Healthy, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Four excellent meals: roasted chicken, plank salmon, tuna Meatballs, roasted cod. The Cauliflower appetizer was delicious, as was the apple and goat cheese salad. Great service, timely arrival of food... Could not be happier!

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 (New England)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great experience with our toddler in tow

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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Waitress was great but took too long for 1 beer to reach our table since it wasnt busy. Also, I got grouper, it was delicious but a very small portion.

Tags: Healthy
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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

You cannot go wrong when it's legal -- great food, great service -- just a fun place to go and enjoy some truly amazing fish!

Tags: Fun, Healthy, Local Ingredients
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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

There were 6 of us. All of us had different food requirements. The waitstaff was most helpful and patient--very friendly. Also, the manager came over several times to make sure everything was ok. So, between attentive staff, amazing food and wonderful ambience, we would not hesitate to go back there again, even tho it is not close to our home.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Comfort Food
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We had a great time. The food was terrific and the service was fantastic.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun, Good for a Date, Healthy, Great Beer, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Good food and service. Wasn't prepared for the amount of children on a Saturday night.

Tags: Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Very accommodating with two young children and letting us switch side dishes

Tags: Kid-friendly
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 (New England)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Food was mediocre at best. Fish was undercooked and not appetizing. This place is way over rated. I hate paying $14.00 for a glass of wine. We won't be going back

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Service wasn't good. It was crowded and load. Won't be back. Food ok. Yes, just ok!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Legal C is a great place to dine almost any night of the week. Food is very good and the service is attentive as well. The servers are always willing to accommodate any special requests or needs you might have. If you go there during the week or before 6:30. it's more likely to be quieter. Saturday nights after 6:30 will give you a noisier crowd, often making it difficult to carry on a conversation. You might want to ask for a booth away from the bar.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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