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Fri, 2/23
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Legal Sea Foods - Peabody

1008 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish.

Seafood Nation loves our outpost in Peabody, at the junction of Routes 128 and 114. Those traveling to and from the beaches in Cape Ann are known to jump ship for some fresh catch. And those considering a fishing trip, visit us instead.

Legal Sea Foods has long proven that a consistent, high quality dining experience never goes out of style. With over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish available throughout the year as well as an award-winning wine list, there’s no doubt why legions of fans have fallen hook, line and sinker.

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 Dining
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Seafood, Oyster Bar, Fish
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Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday: 11am - 10pm
Sunday: 11am - 9pm
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Phone number
(978) 532-4500
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Cross street
Rt 114 & 128
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Parking details
Land a parking spot in the lot right in front of our door. Or net complimentary valet parking, available daily after 5pm.
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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 Peabody, our private Gloucester Room can accommodate 28 guests for a sit-down dinner.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1008 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New England)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

I thought the food was good - not great. I got the stuffed Haddock, which was OK. I wouldn't get it again. The greens were nice, but slightly under done. For $28, I was expecting a tastier meal. They do make great clam chowder.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

table next to us had there shoes off and where playing with there feet while we were eating disgusting.

Never expressed congratulations for our special
Occasion although I mentioned in our notes.

All else was excellent

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Very good. As always

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

We received good service and the food s great. My husband got the crab cake platter and he loved it. I had the swordfish and it was excellent. We also had a shrimp cocktail and it was great - good size shrimp.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

The seafood as usual was superb. My haddock was fresh and flaky, and I had some tasty shandong sauce to liven it up, along with jasmine rice and fresh spinach. Plenty of food, so had enough for a leftover meal. Noticed that the prices keep going up ($25 and up for most fresh cuts of fish, $10 and up for a glass of wine, etc.) - will likely only dine here on special occasions from now on. Service was decent, and atmosphere was quiet enough to enjoy ourselves.

vipCalibeautiful (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Have not been to this Restaurant in over a year. They did a nice update of the decor. Service was super slow, but tit was a Friday Night. Food was excellent, had the the grilled haddock, delicious! Will be back!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

There was no wait which was nice. The food tasted good although the coconut shrimp was over cooked, the clams were fine.

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Food and service were excellent!! Seafood always fresh

SharonP (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

The night would have been perfect but you were all sold out of the dessert special. I was so excited to try it and when it came time to order it you were out of it. I was disappointed because I usually do not get dessert. Everything else was great. Waiter was EXCELLENT.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Outstanding dinner! Always a place you can count on to be consistently excellent!