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About Legal Sea Foods - Braintree – Forbes Road
Our new location in Braintree is making a splash. Designed to evoke memories of vintage seafood restaurants, the space offers as many seating options as fish in the sea. Most notable are the three bars – including an oyster bar and food bar along the exposed kitchen – to satisfy any thirst (or hunger) for fun. In warm weather, a glass wall slides back to a large patio.
Our menu includes all the Legal Sea Foods classics, but also some specialties of the house that will reel you in. And our late night menu, available Friday and Saturday, begins two hours before close.
We’re located right off of Route 93 in South Shore Place, across the street from South Shore Plaza.
Braintree, MA 02184
Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Friday - Saturday: 11:00am - 1:00am
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Legal Sea Foods - Braintree – Forbes Road Ratings and Reviews
Haven’t been to a Legal Seafood in quite a while, and I am so happy that I made the decision this past Tuesday night.
Met a friend for dinner and had a wonderful experience.
The food, service, and ambience were all top-notch!
Ordered the arctic char, Caesar salad with extra anchovies ( hard to find a good Cesar these days; especially a restaurant that has great anchovies ).
Our server, Brian, was very friendly and quite professional.
The service definitely made for an excellent evening.
Looking forward to coming back very soon!
Dined alone after driving up from NJ on business. Was seated by the closed patio door which unfortunately had a cold draft blowing in. Complained and was immediately reseated. Enjoyed the rest of the meal at a warmer spot. Good response to a customer’s issue. Will be back.
Food is very good. However, you don't get a dedicated waiter. Anyone can be bringing anything and not know what you've ordered. We waited forever for a side item, and stopped 3 staff members before finally getting the item. Manager apologized and was very nice. For the money one spends here (it is not inexpensive), we think a dedicated waiter is the better way to go.
We never are disappointed when we come to the Boston area and enjoy Legal's. Our first time in Braintree Legals. Recommend reservations as on a Saturday night those without were waiting over an hour. We enoyed the salad, lobster and seafood casserole and the lite clam chower is to die for. Great service.
We ordered the Halibut 'cooked through' and it came under-cooked and with quite a few bones. One of our party ordered the sauteed spinach and it had a terrible burned taste (like cold spinach was added to an incredibly hot pan). The burned leaves got stirred in and it flavored the whole side.
Salads were really good and swordfish was also good.
I was disappointed with my visit to this Legal Sea Foods restaurant. I suspect my "grilled" haddock filet was actually oven-baked and then briefly placed on the grill to produce the slightest of grill marks. The haddock should have been served hot not warm. The spinach was also warm but the rice underneath the haddock was hot. My wife's seafood casserole was over-cooked with the topping seared brown to black. This is likely my last visit to Legal Sea Foods. There are many other good choices, the Sole Proprietor in Worcester is one of them.
Three of us met for lunch. The restaurant ambiance is quite pleasant. Legal has a great selection of fresh seafood. I had a cup of Legal's excellent clam chowder and a dozen cherrystone clams. My friend was happy to see fish chowder on the menu and had a cup as well as an order of chicken wings prepared as she requested without the Kung pao sauce. My other friend also enjoyed some clam chowder and a generous dish of shrimp scampi which she very much enjoyed and took about half of it home with her to enjoy again. The waitress was upbeat and efficient. Two of us shared a dessert of five ice cream bonbons (love them) and our other friend had a very large dish of blood orange sorbet which she could only eat about half of. A delightful lunch experience was had by all.
Had a reservation and was seated right away. Chowder was so hot that while the flavor was good it wasn’t enjoyable to eat. Very crowded so kitchen was behind. Consequently when entrees finally came neither was very good. Waitress spent most of the night apologizing. New computer system caused a glitch and gift card we used wouldn’t go through until manager took over.
Dinner to celebrate two birthdays was not nearly as good as usual. Seafood casserole was dry, broccoli had VERY hot spice on it that burned my mouth. When the waitress brought replacement broccoli, it was cold. Kind of disappointed in their quality that night.
Busy night. Glad we tried the featured wine. It was delicious. Great fresh oysters local. The special bay scallops were tasteless with dry crumbs. Scallops were not local MA and were disappointing. Side dish of potatoe and squash was mush. Had to get a side of butter to moisten . So dry. Nothing special for 130 bucks.
Never had a problem with service at a Legal Seafoods. This time was different. My friend complained that her baked stuffed lobster had too many onions. Server offered to talk with cook to see if they could redo it without onions. When the server returned with a newly prepared dish they had taken the old one away. The problem was that they did not give her the baked stuffed lobster but a dish that had tons of crackers chopped up along with shrimp and scallops, no lobster. When she told server that the dish contained no lobster, the server said that’s because she ate the lobster from the initial dish, (which she did not) therefore was not entitled to lobster. I could not believe what I was hearing. How dare they take her baked stuffed lobster and replace it with something else without saying anything. The server argued with us. The manager took my friend’s plate off the bill. It was not a good experience. It was decent of the manager to deduct cost, but my friend would have been happier with a baked stuffed lobster rather than a free meal of chopped crackers with shrimp and scallops.
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