Celebrate the holiday with us. We'll be serving up our regular menu along with feature items.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
As always, we had a great experience. My 6 year old was tired and cranky, and the wait staff took the extra time to make him laugh and even brought some extra oyster crackers to keep him occupied.
This was our first time to Legal Seafood. I didn't like all the food I ordered, but it wasn't a matter of preparation, I was trying new things, it was all prepare well. The lobster was great. Clam chowder was pretty good too. Service excellent, and they decided not to charge me for the things I ordered and didn't like. Our server and the manager tried to offer a substitute for the food I didn't like, but I was already full. I left happy either way. I would recommend this place for a nice dinner out. Price wasn't too bad considering we had lobster. If I am in the area again, I will definitely go back.
service above par and food was excellent. loved the lobster
We go there often. A request to limit the cheese was not done. A mention to our waiter was answered with an Apology ( good) & that he told the kitchen AND THAT HE WAS NOT The ONE WHO PUT IT ON(!!)
on the good side he reported it & the maître dee came over & also apologized sincerely & offered a return of the meal & free dessert.
Special of the day crab & avacado quesadea was terrific
Ordered a dozen assorted oysters to share with my son. Very good and very fresh. They only brought one fork and no spoons for the sauces. By the time we got the spoons and second fork, we were done! Server took bread and butter away as soon as entrees were on the way - and we were still eating. Clam Chowder was bland - needed some Sherry or Brandy.
Steamed Lobsters were OK - not great. I prefer grilled lobsters. Sides of Onion Sticks and Brocoli were again just so-so. Lobster Bake was huge portion of Lobster, Mussels and Clams with Corn. Son could not finish.
Server was not that attentive after we got out entree. Had to flag him down for water.
My husband's halibut was slightly over done so he asked to have it recooked. They were very nice and took his food back and quickly replaced it with a perfectly cooked piece. They were more than happy to accomodate our friend's food allergies also. We have eaten at Legal for years because they always take care of their customers.
It took us 25 minutes to get our drinks, since they had run out of martini glasses. It took us 1 hour to get our appetizers or even any bread. So, all together, it took 2.5 hours to have dinner. Our server rarely checked in on us. But of course, the food was terrific and so was our conversation, so we had a nice evening.
From the moment we walked in, the service was top shelf. Our waitress made some excellent recommendations, and was very quick with out drinks and refills on water, which after the marathon is key :) I was even escorted to the ladies room by the host. First class all the way. The food was amazing and cooked to perfection! I only wish we had room for dessert!
The food was as wonderful as usual. Service was good. It was Easter Sunday and very busy, and a bit noisy. But we didn't feel rushed. We'll go back, but maybe not for Easter dinner.
We ordered the oysters Legal & mussels for appetizers then artic char and nutty salmon for main course. I ordered Jasmine rice as a side and got white rice which was not very good, and they serve about a 1/2 lb of rock salt as a decoration for the oysters legal which I had to brush off the oysters but everything else was excellent. The waitress was perfect, always there when we wanted something but never bothersome.
I would recommend going if you like fish done right.
A great way to celebrate with family and not have me doing all the cooking.
Only glitch was a computer went down and delayed paying for the meals with credit card.
On holidays we take my father who enjoys seafood very much and as usual Legal did not let us down it was excellent as always we will be back again in the future.
I have been to this location multiple times, and this is my first ,but also a substantial ,disappointment. We made a reservation and waited 15 minutes. her patrons were agitated and didnt mind expressing their annoyance at the wait. Then once at the table, we waited for service. The place was packed and the noise level was way too high. It's been a year but I saw changes in the menu which did not please me. The portions were too large and it felt wasteful to leave so much on the table(we were staying in a hotel..so no take home leftovers. So i doubt that we will return
Great place for a girls night with wine and apps. Calamari was amazing and the Cakebread wine was awesome as always!
Took a group of colleagues to Legal and many of them had never been. Outstanding food, great service, and a fun yet refined atmosphere. We all had a great time and nobody was disappointed with what they ordered.
Every time we visit Legal Seafoods, we are
never disappointed! Food and service is
always excellent. The food always taste fresh.
We always make reservations through opentable
and never have to wait long for our table.
Will definitely go back!
Since we live near Burlington, we used to go to the Legal Seafoods in the Burlington Mall. However, over the last couple of years the service declined and in several instances the food quality declined. This Legal Seafoods (in Framingham) still retains the higher level of quality and service that we've been used to from the chain over the last 3+ decades...
Every time I visit Legal Seafood I am always happy. I had requested a quiet area because I had an elderly person in the group that is hard of hearing. This request, on a busy Saturday night, was accommodated. This means a lot to me. The fish was fresh, abundant and flavorful. We live locally, so this is a place we frequent.
Legal Seafoods is always top notch. Service is professional and wonderful. Food is outstanding. By far the freshest, most consistent seafood & fish on the market. Menus selection is fantastic with a wide variety to satisfy everyone at your table. Save room for dessert!! Their Bananas Foster is to die for, it is a must have!!
The food tasted good but it was looked barren on the plate. Was in a group of 5 and not one of the plates looked that appealing. The waitress did her job but with no fealing. The restaurant was not crowded so I don't know what the issues were that prevented her from being a little more upbeat.
I will come back because I know they usually do better just not this night.
What is there to say about Legal? Always reliably excellent menu, food, service. This is my go to for a proper setting for a business lunch in MetroWest....
WE were seated rigth away becasue we did have a reservation. The food was great as we expected. We were surprised whent he server brought bon-bons to help us celebrate my wife's birthday. However, our request to accomadate my father-in-law's special needs were ignored, as well as making him even more unsure on his feet even with his walker to assist his mobility. I wonder if special notes within a reservation request are read by those planning the seating. Happy to say we did make it home OK. But this incident will make us have a second thought when we next plan dinner with him, and wondering if we will have the same issues
Used to be our number one choice when going out for dinner. We discovered the place with moving from California 10 years ago. Few years ago something changed. The service was scaled down and the menu since then hasn't changed since. It is very unexciting to order out of the same menu for years. It has become now our last resource for dining. This is pretty sad; it was one of our first choice.
On this occasion, the dish I ordered is a long time favorite of mine. This time it was beyond expectations: more than marvelous!
Great fresh food in an energetic and friendly environment. I love legal because it's easy to pick something healthy and still feel like I am treating myself to a nice dinner out.
Per usual food was excellent. And so wa service. Even though our waitress was a little over the top with pushing extras .
I love the seafood here! I love the atmosphere. It's food quality is what makes this place awesome! Free seafood, meats and ingredients. I recommend making reservations ahead of time. It's a busy place and might end up waiting 30-45mins But still worth the wait!
Dinner here last night on business with a friend. Both meals were quite good, not extraordinary, but definitely ok. Fish (swordfish and striped bass) was definitely fresh. Service was prompt, professional, and helpful. Noise level a bit high. Good (and fairly priced) wine list.
Fish was over cooked and had too much butter. I left with stomach pains.
This is our usual place and love it when we are in Boston but this last time we were put in a small room with a big party and I could not even hear my family, could not talk with out yelling, very disappointing. Also the ac came on and we all sat their with coats on and they could not do anything about it.
Legal Seafood never disappoints! We were attended to fairly quickly. The food came out without much waiting and it was superb as always. Loved the visit!!
Poorly fried flounder.....nothing Cajun about it!
Absolutely awful sweet potato fries....whoever cuts them into shoestrings and covers them with flour Yuk!!
Cod had no flavor no sauce....Just nude.
The crab cake was great, as usual as were the rolls.
My daughter had come from California dying for her special Legal seafood but........
I had a wonderful night eating out. After a very trying week it put me at ease with the great service and perfectly cooked food.
The experience definitely helped in relieving my stress.
Legal's never ceases to impress. Their food is always good and servers friendly and knowledgeable. Not to mention, their GF selections are vast and taste great.
Took them 1 hour to bring our meal. Waitress was great and brought us complementary dessert. Food was OK, not great!
Always a great experience at Legal Seafood. Great apps, meal, desert and drinks. Service is excellent. Worth every dollar.
Best chowder and seafood around.
Took almost an hour for food to arrive, but it was very good when it did
I had the lobster bisque followed by grilled haddock and scallops. The lobster bisque was very average. Probably wouldn't order it again. The haddock was rather tasteless while the scallops were very good. I have eaten at Legal Sea Foods many times and this was a bit unusual with regard to the quality of the meal. Perhaps it was just my selection of fish. The berry tart for dessert was outstanding, but the dessert shouldn't completely overshadow the entrée. I'll probably go back but would order something else.
We often go to Legal for a date night out, as it is close to home and typically enjoyable. However, the food quality was less than average on this particular visit. I often order the wood plank salmon with lemon chive butter, as I again ordered at this visit. We think they forgot our order because they cleared our appetizer plates and brought us another tables food. After the mixup, our food came about 25 minutes later. I say this because my salmon was extremely undercooked and there was no lemon chive butter, which is one of my favorite parts of this particular meal. Overall, a disappointing visit. Usually a go-to spot for us but that may be changing. We rarely get a night away from the kids and we want it to be reliable.