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Legal C Bar - Lynnfield

4.5
936 reviews
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$30 and under
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Seafood
Perfect For:
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Bar Seating
From Legal Sea Foods, Legal C Bar emerges - a focused yet full-flavored social urban venue, casual in style.

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. Tried-and-true Legal favorites along with exclusive offerings, including sushi and pizza, comprise the menu mix. Oyster lovers will find at least 8 different varieties daily.

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), “Best Chowder” (Boston Magazine, 2010) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Tapas / Small Plates, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 11:00am - 12:30am, Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(781) 406-2500
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AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, 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 936 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.3
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4.0
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Hostess not friendly

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

I love legals for the great salads and protein you can put on the salads. Was a bit disappointed to find out this location does not have the chopped salad on the menu. I ordered a different salad and as stated on the menu I would get blue cheese but instead I got goat cheese. The one cheese I do not like one bit. I was pretty disappointed.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious! Presentation was nice and staff was attentive. We will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Delicious food, great veggie and gluten/Lactose free options. Wonderful waiter.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

My family went to Legal C-Bar yesterday to celebrate some family birthdays (my wife and also one of our young nephews). The staff put together some tables for us, somewhat separate from the other customers. This was great since we have two young members of the family and we didn't have to be ultra-concerned about their noise level. They provided activities for the kids (fun worksheets with crayons) - much appreciated. The food was excellent, as was the service. Very friendly and helpful. My wife has a glutton allergy and they were able to provide her with a tasty glutton-free meal. I had the bento box and it was fantastic - very fresh and tasty. Legal C-Bar has become a go-to place for our family outings, and yesterday simply reinforced that. Recommended.

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3.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food was over priced, service was average. Mussels appetizer was very good, salads were not fresh and must have been sitting around for some time, (lettuce was limp and soggy). Our party ordered mostly seafood dishes, most were ok, nothing special, some portions were small. Ice Cream Cookie dessert was ok. I guess Legal has a mass production type formula that they use in most if not all of their establishments, serve the masses average food at a inflated price, high visibility locations seem to keep the place full of patrons. In my humble opinion for the price you can find better quality seafood and service at other local establishments.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Convenient location. Food was prepared well and served promptly. Good choice to relax after some retail therapy!

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Our server, Nicole , was delightful. She met our every need with a big smile.
Omar and Angel who working alongside make a great team.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Made a reservation but didnt need it on a Monday night. Greeted by a very personable waiter. We received our appetizers in a timely manner; food very fresh- ordered the calamari but asked for the spicy pink sauce- and also ordered the mussels in fra diavolo sauce which was excellent. All three of us had a good meal, rainbow trout, salmon with hoisin sauce and baked stuffed lobster for the birthday boy! Hubby thought it was absolutely spot on, he enjoyed it! I did mention this was a birthday for my hubby and at the end of the meal the waiter brought us three ice cream truffles!!! We appreciated that very much! The staff topped it off with a birthday card that they all signed!!! A fabulous dinner and birthday celebration thanks to Legal C Bar!
The Leslie Family

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I enjoyed myself. The food was delicious. Our waitress was very kind. I ordered a drink that I didn't particularly like and she promptly suggested another that I enjoyed a lot. I had a pleasant experience. I didn't think they gave a lot of food but it was DELICIOUS.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Food was great. We had requested a booth when we made reservation but were told that doesn’t matter and there were no booths available. We went for my fiancé’s 40th.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Excellent food and service and always consistent

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Legal never disappoints. Fresh fish and great service!

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2.0Dined on March 29, 2018

The waiter was preoccupied with another table that was apparently friends or family, the rice was not pilaf as was told it was a Spanish type rice that was under cooked. The Swordfish was very dry. The Brussels sprouts with apple and bacon was spectacular. The Crab cake s very good and the sear on the scallops was perfect. This is not up to legal Seafood standards that I am accustom to .

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4.0Dined on March 28, 2018

Great food, timely service with a very pleasant and friendly server

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

I've never been let down by Legal C bar, and go there often. They have a great all-around sea food menu and the food is always high quality.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Fabulous as always. Legal doesn't ever disappoint. The food is delicious and fresh. The fish is cooked to perfection. The service is on target but not overbearing. The beverages are great. The ambiance is lovely. You cannot go wrong!!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

A very nice evening, highlighted with excellent Service along with recommendations from the kitchen.
The striped bass Special if the evening was Excellent !

Looking forward future time(s) at Legal C !

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Our waitress was trying to take our dessert order before had the first sip of our drink. Felt very rushed. Have always had a positive experience here but this left a sour taste.

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Food quality has gone down hill since my last visit.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Food was excellent and manager spent time talking with us!

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4.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Try the crab and pepperoni pizza! It was fantastic.
Friendly server, especially since I was dining alone. Nice selection of local beers.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Legal C Bar Lynnfield is already great. The only problem I ever had was it being too noisy, which they rectified with some great sound proofing on the ceiling. Our server was great, host Armand was polite and accommodating and the food was great as usual. Never had a bad meal here or at Legal Harborside in Boston. One of our favorites.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Snickerdoodle ice cream sandwich with the port flight.. OMG yum! The manager sent over the mussels fradiavlo and they were so delicious. Mussels aren’t something I’d normally order but I’m sure glad Jonathan had them sent to the table. Also, I really enjoyed the jasmine rice with my rainbow trout. For such a plain side dish it was cooked perfectly.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

The food is always great at this location!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Molly our server was excellent! Attentive but not over bearing. She was very pleasant

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2.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Food not good!
Waiter was mediocre
Noise level was horrible

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The waitress was wonderful. Everyone enjoyed their meal as well as drinks!!!

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

noisey and cold in there put us near the door service was slow

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

It was great!

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4.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Great waitress

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Love this restaurant - food and service are consistently great. A bit on the pricey side so not an every week sort of thing for us, but we go for special occasions. Also a great place to go for wine and appetizers (at the bar). Try the Bang Bang Cauliflower. And of course the crab cakes.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Had a great dinner with friends. From the hostess to the last bite everything was great. The service was friendly and informative. Food was delicious. Would highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great, favorite date night spot!

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

We had Wellfleet in Duxberry oysters, a legal seafood sushi roll, and the scallop special. All were absolutely fantastic. Our server was friendly and attentive. Will visit again soon.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Always great food! You can’t go wrong!

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Everything was good except the music was so loud we couldn’t hear each other speak. We asked to have the music turned down and they did so. After the music was turned down it was great!

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1.0Dined on February 18, 2018

I would not recommend this restaurant based on my experience. Long story short I ordered the Hoison salmon and about halfway through I swallowed a bone that was left in the filet. The bone got lodged deep in my throat and I could not get it out by coughing, drinking water, or eating bread as my google search recommended. I started to panic a bit and when the server came over I mentioned the bone stuck in my throat. She said, “Ugh that’s so annoying!” And took my plate away and gave us the bill. No manager or - what I was hoping for - which was recommendations as to what to do. I figured this might be common. So we paid and I still couldn’t get the bone dislodged. So I spend the next 6.5 hours in the ER and have an ENT appointment to figure out how to get it removed. It is two days later and it is still stuck. I’ll be spending a few hundred dollars at the end of all this to get the stupid bone removed. For a Legals Seafood restaurant you would think there would be better quality control and customer relations to address the issue in the moment. Will not be back but I think that goes without saying.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Great fresh seafood and yummy apps. Our server, Megan D. Was phenomenal. She constantly made sure everything was better than okay. Her customer service skills make her management material. She aimed to please.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Our server Bryan M. was amazing. My Dad has a garlic allergy and they could not have handled it better!

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