Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

4.6
1624 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Rowes Wharf Sea Grille is officially open for dinner on weekdays and all-day dining on weekends! Beginning May 31st, Rowes Wharf Sea Grille will return to all-day dining. Outdoor seating is available on a first come, first served basis (weather permitting).

Rowes Wharf Sea Grille is perfectly situated at the most picturesque spot along the Boston waterfront. Chef Daniel Bruce’s vision for the restaurant celebrates the sea—inventive seafood dishes artfully presented, and a contemporary space with design accents that mirror the ocean beyond the windows. For great food, harbor front views, lively conversation and an upscale yet comfortable atmosphere, look no further than Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, located at the Boston Harbor Hotel.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1624 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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SantanuS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very good and patio location was awesome.

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JessieE
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience4

We have dined there before with better weather and without COVID. We were disappointed this time. Although the outdoor seating area (our preference during pandemic) had heaters, we were one of only three tables occupied. Hence the service and food service was slow, although food servers were attentive when they passed through. Maybe they had lots of cancellations due to cool misty weather and were dealing with takeout orders or room service orders. It was my son's graduation dinner and we expected better. Normally, including his first night in college freshman year, there would be live music and a bustling scene. That night it was just slow, cold and sad.

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FredM
New England
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Staff were attentive, friendly and professional.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Anniversary

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vipDaveS
New England
19 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!!! Food delicious and setting absolutely beautiful. Can’t wait to return!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very expensive but delicious and great vibes nonetheless.

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AngelicaH
New England
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful!

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Grady
London
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a lovely dinner. One of our favorites when dining in Boston.

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JeanLucB6491
New England
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad that the See Grill reopened ! We have been customers since the beginning ! Rhe service is outstanding ! Thanks to Susan, Janice, Rafael, Rosalind, and all the wonderful waiters for their friendly greetings and dedication.
Food is genuine, fresh, and well cooked, and the wine selection very reasonable.

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Rose
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fabulous evening. Large window table overlooking the bay, beautiful nautical decor, and both wonderful drink menu and fabulous food. Coming back next week!

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SharonG
New England
6 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our 45th anniversary at the Sea Grille. We were so well taken care of from the moment we arrived. The manager welcomed us to the bar for our pre dinner drinks, and Roslyn, the hostess, made sure we had the table we requested and she was just so genuinely excited for us. The food was fabulous, the service amazing, and Joseph took great care of us back at the bar after dinner. Thank you all for such a wonderful anniversary dinner. We will be back again soon.

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None
New England
4 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Dry slow service....from beginning to end....but friendly....

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

During the pandemic, we have been out to dinner just two times, both at the Sea Grille. We are a family of healthcare professionals and we have been so impressed by the consideration and attention of every single person we have encountered on the staff— by telephone or in the facility or out on the patio. Our servers have been impeccable, friendly, kind and well-informed.

This has always been one of our favorite spots for a special occasion because of the food and the location. In our last two visits we have appreciated most the excellence of service and safety.

We are so grateful and will be back again and again.

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vipJohnPierson
New England
13 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I'll put it this way... It was so bad we had to find somewhere to have lunch after we had lunch here. Just plain terrible.

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vipCfw1
New England
45 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We instantly felt welcome by all the staff. The restaurant took safe, COVID-wise standards to heart. But the cuisine is why we go. We both had the halibut, a generous portion with a light, crispy herb topping that had perfect balance. It was nicely paired with a Trimbach Pinot Gris. For starters he had the plump mussels. Just perfect. My clam chowder was Devine richness with a great seafood flavor.

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vipDependable66
New York Area
139 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, Good service.

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LisaD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Offered a beautiful price fixe dinner for New Year's Eve that did not disappoint! Well worth enjoying a lovely meal here at any time of the year. Highly recommend for all aspects of the dining experience!

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vip2ofakind
New England
84 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went on Christmas Day. It was a 4 course prix fixe dinner. The choices were wonderful, delicious and varied. Our waiter was extremely attentive. Perfect good, service and ambience. Perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My son and I had our traditional post-birthday breakfast before our Zoom meetings. Jenn and Maria were warm and welcoming. They were professional as they reminded us of the stricter Covid rules as of last week-masks off only when consuming.
The food was outstanding! I'm hoping to have another Pre-Zoom breakfast with my husband next week.
Kudos to all the staff who work hard to follow the Covid guideline.
Thank you!

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vipPMJR
New England
6 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always my go to place. Checks all the 5 star boxes.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

It was good but the food was not worth the price. We had to return two plates because they were not cooked properly.

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johnh
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great menu selection with wonderful outdoor seating by the water. Recommended for any special occasion.

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vipCourtneyM
Charleston
11 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Breakfast and Thanksgiving dinner were phenomenal! Everyone is so friendly, attentive, and gracious. We love dining here!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They served me meat that was unfit. The customer service was terrible and i was really disappointed for what was spent. The seaport is usually a good experience for me but this was different and rude.

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JaneR
New England
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very nice and relaxing outside. Delightful service. Since it's the pandemic there were not a lot of people so it was quiet. Very good food.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have had the pleasure of dining here before and this establishment never disappoints, food quality is excellent and the service is great

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vipCanadians
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wedding anniversary weekend and we were thrilled to celebrate with my favorite food. The lobster was amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Columbus
8 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Lovely location. Food less successful.

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vipseafood4me
New England
28 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was lovely sitting outside at the Sea Grille. The server was friendly and very mindful of all of the safety precautions. So, the whole experience was pleasant, and the care of the staff gave us peace of mind. As for the food, I had the fish and chips. The batter was light and seasoned nicely. Chips were fabulous! My friend had the halibut; she said was not only plentiful but really tasty. All in all, a wonderful lunchtime dining.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall3food1service5ambience5

Food not very good. Better meal at Bertuccis. No comparison to Meritage restaurant upstairs that has now closed. Thought the Sea Grille would step up the quality of food since Meritage has closed, but not the case. Server, staff, cleanliness and ambiance all great!
Sorry but thank you...

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vipREK1
New England
15 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere was lovely, sitting outside with heaters above and a view of the water. I thought the menu was a bit limited and had items I had no interest in such as salmon encrusted with horseradish, but what we ended up ordering was excellent. We had the Caesar salad with Jonah crab, a winner, and the steak which was cooked perfectly and had a tasty sauce. I would definitely come back.

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LyanneV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great hospitality and service. The food was delicious. Great view of the harbor

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DouglasD
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was magnificent! Breakfast was great! Beautiful place along the harbor. Food was quality.

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KarenN
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful waterfront dining on Boston Harbor! Food was pricey but delicious and the service was excellent. Safe indoor and outdoor dining available.

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SusanS
New England
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food and service. Celebrating our 30th anniversary and very employee was so kind and friendly . Will definitely be going back.

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KHB75
New England
18 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect setting and food was delicious. Loved the seasonal menu! The service was exceptional.

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Bostonbaewatch
New England
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My beau was visiting from TN, and I knew I wanted him to have an iconic and romantic evening, so I decided on the Rowes Wharf Sea Grille, and it did not disappoint. Lovely service and amazing food. We asked for a recommendation of a bottle, and the waiter selected a great bottle based on our tastes while keeping in mind we were balling on a budget.

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SylviaS
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent experience. I loved everything. The fox, ambiance, service. I would definitely go back again.

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vipdrcol
New England
33 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The ambiance was wonderful as well as the warm table outside. We were given the following days menu and then when ordering - told that we don’t have that. When they gave current menu it was NO where as good and we were disappointed. Food was good but evening started off in the wrong foot which was a bummer

SM
ShopperMel44
New England
5 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Service was very slow and food was only so so compared to price.

FAQs

Rowes Wharf Sea Grille is rated 4.6 stars by 1624 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.