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About Legal Sea Foods - Atlanta

The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish.
See fish. Eat fish. Legal Sea Foods is located in downtown Atlanta’s Hilton Garden Inn, across from the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola. Our two-story restaurant is double the fun for Atlantans who love seafood.

The buzz-worthy Oyster Bar is our street level lounge. Our second floor dining room features panoramic windows overlooking Centennial Olympic Park and Atlanta’s skyline, a balcony with outdoor seating and a wine room for semi-private parties. Nineteen signature cocktails, 28 wines by the glass and 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish will get you hooked.

Legal Sea Foods has received a boatload of accolades including being named “#1 Best Seafood Restaurant” in a nationwide poll by USA Today (2013) and the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.

275 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11am - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 11am - 11pm
Sunday: 12pm - 9pm

Cross Street:
Luckie St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(678) 500-3700

Website:
http://www.legalseafoods.com/Restaurants/Atlanta-Downtown

Parking Details:
Our validation will net you savings: complimentary self-parking or $5 off valet parking for up to 3 hours in the Hilton Garden Inn Garage.

Public Transit:
Georgia Dome/GWCC/CNN/Phillips Arena or Peachtree Center MARTA Stop.

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

Special Events & Promotions:
Celebrate a special occasion or host a corporate event at Legal Sea Foods. We customize every menu and finishing detail. Here in downtown Atlanta, we can accommodate from 12-60 people for a sit down dinner and up to 125 guests for a cocktail reception.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

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Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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We're open and serving up yuletide cheer.

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Monday, December 25, 2017

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Legal Sea Foods - Atlanta Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (49)
Special Occasion (34)
Scenic View (33)
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Business Meals (33)
Romantic (31)
Casual (30)
Good for Anniversaries (29)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Good for Groups (25)
Bar Seating (22)
Worth the Drive (22)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
Great for Lunch (19)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Cozy (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Fun (14)
Authentic (13)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Healthy (10)
Hot Spot (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
People Watching (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Seasonal (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Live Sports (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

米国での専門学会の夕食に9人で利用。Steamed Lobster 1lbをメインに、サラダ、クラムチャウダーなどと、ビール、ワインを頂いた。やや高額ながら大変美味しく楽しい夕食会になった。

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

I live in Boston, so I understand this may seem unfair; however I have high expectations for Legal! To start with, there's incredibly limited signage on the street so GPS said I was there but I couldn't see it. Upon arrival, our waitress brought us water, our drinks, and was generally really great throughout the meal. 3/4 of us had clam chowder. The one bowl was full, but the two cups had a solid 1/2 inch unfilled which seems unnecessary considering you're paying $7 each. It was also warm, but certainly not hot. And, to add insult to injury, they served it with a saltine cracker! I mean, really, no oyster crackers? I just can't with this craziness. In Massachusetts it's always hot and filled to the top and always comes with oyster crackers. The menu is one page. One. Some of the best options at Legal just weren't available. Again, maybe unfair, but in Massachusetts the menu is pages! It really felt like a very limited menu. The fish and chips was big and looked delicious. Happy customer. Two of us had the Boston Cod which was great. I had the fisherman's platter. I hate calamari, so I asked if I could just have more scallops/shrimp/whitefish, whatever. I just don't eat calamari. They said no way, but I can have the meal missing 25% of the seafood. I really wanted it, so I agreed. It was still a pretty big portion, but the fries were cold and hard, like they weren't cooked enough. When we were leaving, the entry was so overcrowded that no one could get past the bar/reception area. Again, our waitress was great. Very kind and helpful. The food, however, was just not up to Legal standards.

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·Dined 3 days ago

Ate twice at this location. First time was pretty phenomenal, second time there was a large party and food quality and service suffered.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Well run chain with lots of seats and food options. Great value and worth multiple visits.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Fun, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was very good, as usual. Attentive server, nice atmosphere. We love the place and will be back for sure.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 5 days ago

We had a reservation and still waited an hour to be seated.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

This restaurant never disappoints and I've been coming here for years.

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined 5 days ago

Legal Seafood never disappoints. My wife loves it because of their extensive gluten free options. They bring her gluten free rolls straight out of the oven, nice and hot. I had clam chowder and fried oysters. Both were outstanding. My wife had fried oysters and onion strings. She was very happy. It's definitely worth the drive to downtown Atlanta.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Gluten Free Options, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

I made a reservation for 3 for lunch today at 1 pm. We arrived at the restaurant at 12:55 and were told they they were too busy and would not honor our reservation. Don't bother with this place - just go somewhere else if you want to make sure you will get a seat.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 6 days ago

Service was not great. Slow, very little attention and restaurant was not busy. Food was very lack luster. Was in a pinch because of the weather in Atlanta this weekend, but still would have expected more. The Legal Sea Foods in both the Boston and DC airports was much much better.

Only compliment was to the manager/GM that night.

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

We had a party of 14 for a business dinner. This restaurant was very accommodating. Service was excellent. For such a large party, we expected some delays but didn't have to wait for anything. Also, we asked the restaurant to recommend all of our appetizers- everything they suggested was delicious!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Live Sports, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Happy Hour
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Our waitress was great. Only downside was my order was incorrect, but otherwise everything was great.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was EXCELLENT!!!!! Will be eating here again

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic, Casual
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 (Savannah)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Heather was without a doubt the best service person we have had in a restaurant that I can remember. She was outstanding in every sense of the word!!! She made our meal and evening in Atlanta The Best !!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We were there the night of the SEC championship and it was packed. They were still able to do a good job with food and service.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Wait staff very friendly. Not sure I like the entrance where everyone comes right in and staring at the counter with food sitting there waiting to be delivered to the table. However the food was extremely good, great atmosphere for our customer and we had a pleasurable meal. Oysters were not very good (small) but the other food was outstanding.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Birthday Celebration

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great location near Centennial Park and Georgia Aquarium.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fabulous experience over two days. Great food and GREAT service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quick Bite, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, People Watching
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Nice to be able to watch from home and have a nice meal😃

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Excellent experience. I would recommend this restaurant and plan to return.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 26, 2017

This was my first time dining at Legal Sea Foods and I was impressed with the taste of the food. I also enjoyed a tasty flight of three wines. The appetizer of buffalo shrimp was good although nothing really special about them. My main course of the Louisiana Catfish Matrimony was a step out of my comfort zone since I do not really like catfish all that much. However, the combination of the sauce shrimp, andouille sausage, greens and jasmine rice made the dish an absolute delight. The greens had a slightly sweet taste to them and the fish was sauteed to my liking. All in all I will return to try some of the other menu offerings. Our waitress was also a big help with the selection of the dishes and was very knowledgeable about the food (sorry, cannot remember her name).

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 25, 2017

An overall fabulous experience. The food was exceptional and our service was top notch!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Not as good as it was last year, not a great selection on sides, fries cold and was out of several of your deserts. Reservations was at 5:30 so not sure why they would run out of deserts so early. Guess we came on a bad night😟 The service was great, very nice server.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Good food. We est here offer after ballgames or other events. Worth the trip

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Dinner was awesome as always and the service was 100% better than the last time we ate there.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

We were having lunch with our grandsons. Appetizer was slow to arrive and the soup we ordered never came

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our 2nd year to enjoy Thanksgiving at Legal Seafood! Jeff was the absolute best server!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had dinner here on thanksgiving day. It was delicious and as we hoped, romantic. Wonderful service as well. Loved the ambiance... cozy booth but also nice city views. Highly recommend.

Tags: Comfort Food, Hot Spot
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Awesome, People, Food & Vibe!
This was my first Thanksgiving NOT cooking for my family and it was Great!
I will be back soon.

Thanks for the💯% tasty Margaritas also😄

The Johnson/Elder/ Reid & Wahid Family

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food was excellent as was the service. Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We were greeted immediately upon entering the restaurant. Every staff member wecame upon welcomed us and thanked us for coming. Our waitress was personable and was able to help us decide on what to order.

The Legal Sangria and the Bloody Mary were excellent. Definitely will be returning soon.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Continues to have the outstanding food and service that we experienced during our first visit many years ago.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 18, 2017

The table was ready upon our arrival. Service was excellent. Our waitress
was very attentive and helpful with our dinner choices. The food was prepared
to perfection.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Our waiter Warren was amazing. Food was great and the service Warren provided was fantastic. Thanks for a wonderful meal!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Wonderful fresh seafood that was prepared perfectly. My only complaint was that we had a reservation, but still had to wait 40 minutes for our table. Luckily, we were not in a hurry. I would definitely eat here again when in the area!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Took 20 minutes to get a fist drink.
Was not busy but waitress is not available when needed.
She asked if we need hand wipe but never came back with one.
Have to ask other waiter for check.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Overall the service was great and I do look forward to dining with you again

Tags: Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Quick Bite, Cozy, Good for a Date, Healthy, Fun, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Good food. Cost effective. Nice atmosphere

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Customer service was excellent. A plate with 5 shrimp, 5 scallops & a filet mignon cut in half was $43.50. The taste was just OK it didn't match the price & portion size. I expected a full steak for the price. I prepare filet mignon for myself frequently so very disappointed.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Cozy
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