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About Rowes Wharf Sea Grille

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..

70 Rowes Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Continental, American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am

Breakfast Buffet: Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am -11:30am

Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Afternoon Tea Daily: 2:30pm - 4:30pm
(Reservations required - Please visit https://www.opentable.com/r/rowes-wharf-sea-grille-afternoon-tea-boston)

Dinner Daily: 4:30pm - 10:00pm

Please be aware that our outdoor seating is first come, first serve.

Cross Street:
Atlantic Avenue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(617) 856-7744

Website:
http://www.roweswharfseagrille.com/

Parking Details:
Validated parking is available for dinner reservations. Valet Parking will be $18 with validation. Validation is good for up to 4 hours. Car must enter the garage after 5:00PM.

Public Transit:
Blue line to the Aquarium

Executive Chef:
Daniel Bruce

Private Party Facilities:
The Rowes Wharf Sea Grille is perfectly situated where land meets sea 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.

Private Party Contact:
Elias Akiki: (617) 856-7744

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Please be aware that there are two seating's for New Year's Eve with two separate menus:
First Seating: 4:30 PM- 7:30 PM 3 Course Prix Fixe Menu: $85 Per Person
Second Seating: 8:00 PM- 10:00 PM 4 Course Prix Fixe Menu: $120 Per Person

Rowes Wharf Sea Grille Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

88% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (27)
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Good for a Date (15)
Romantic (15)
Great for Outdoor Dining (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Business Meals (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
People Watching (9)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Casual (7)
Afternoon Coffee (6)
Afternoon Tea (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Great for Brunch (6)
Fun (6)
Live Music (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Cozy (4)
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 21, 2012

I got a deal from Living social for a three course plus a wine pairing, while it was a good deal (the deal was still $98 and we were still responsible for the taxes and service and we did order additional alcohol the total plus the living social was about $150), I felt like we were treated differently because we bought the internet deal versus just going in and ordering off the menu. Just got the deal to try the restaurant out, will not be going back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2012

My husband and I travel quite a bit and try to find the best rated restaurants. However, the blend of unique flavors at Rowes Wharf Sea Grille may be unlike anything we have ever had before. We were both in some sort of gastronomical heaven. The ambience and service only further enhanced the amazing evening. If you are anywhere nearby, you must try to go!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 15, 2012

Very god food and good service. Only problem is they had us seated by the door which opened constantly and let cold air in.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2012

We went there to welcome my friend from Japan. They really enjoyed the flesh food and wine.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 14, 2012

Service was really awesome. our waiter was great. if it wasnt for that, i would have left EXTREMELY disappointed. second time eating there and both times the food was average at best.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 14, 2012

Horrible. We purchased a chefs 3 couse curated tasting menu on
Living Social and couldn't have been more disappointed
by (mushy heirloom tomato salad, boxed mashed
potatoes and dry chicken and the plain white rice
and boring cod. The dessert wasn't much better either and the
wine pairing was really only suitable with dessert although it was served with
Dinner. The staff were slow and kept speaking in Italian and smirking
at the guests...very off putting:(. Would not recomend!

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on September 12, 2012

Amazing service, relaxing atmosphere, guitarist playing outside for guests as the sun went down. We will absolutely be back for a casual dinner along the water.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on September 8, 2012

Perfect day relaxing on the Wharf. Not rushed which is appreciated. Salmon cooked to perfection. The scallops were fabulous. The sangria was some of the best I tasted. Lemon sorbet a bit icy. Susan the waitress was great. Let us relax and enjoy a leisurely saturday lunch. Great experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 5, 2012

Excellent service - excellent food. Great attention to detail and accomodations for a business lunch for 10.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2012

Unfortunately we did not stay very long. We were seated and we sat for 10 minutes with no one coming by to tell us that someone would be with us soon. Waiters were rushing by to go outside to take of other guests with no comments for us. We left and decided to walk over to the North End for dinner.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2012

Eight of us went for a birthday dinner. The staff bent over backwards to accomodate us and the food was excellent.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2012

Overall we had a nice experience! Food was very good. We did have send back our cappachinos because they were cold, but the 2nd one was delicious. Waiter didn't have much of a personality but maybe is was new. We would definitely go back again!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 1, 2012

This is our second time here, and just as good as the firt time - the food, view and service are wonderful. As in our last visit, the server was unobtrusive but always there when necessary. We will definitely return.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on September 1, 2012

The service in the bar was outstanding where we had a drink before dinner.

Unfortunately, the server we had in the dining room was inattentive. Not terrible service, but not great either.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 30, 2012

The food was excellent however the food portions were small for the price my party paid for dinner.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Bahrain)·Dined on August 27, 2012

Seating outside was great for summer evening. The service though was not good, as staff disappeared for lengths of time, and finally cleared up around us, seemingly eager to finish for the night.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 27, 2012

One of my very favorite meals in the city. Simply grilled fish (halibut is amazing) on a bed of double sauted veggies....divine AND healthy. Great lunch spot to bring clients. Only really go in the summer to sit on the patio as the dining room is a bit stuffy.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2012

We were celebrating two family members birthdays on this Sunday night and looked forward to eating at this restaurant by the harbor. Our past experiences have been good, but this night we all felt that there was much left to be desired - in terms of the food and service. I was disappointed that the dinner was less than I had expected and, in fact, had enjoyed on previous occasions. Much too expensive in relation to other harbor restaurants and quite subpar service. Ambience does not make up for that.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 22, 2012

Food was much better than last time we were here. Grilled fish specials are excellent, but portions are rather small. Enjoyed the free concert outside after our meal.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 22, 2012

We had a nice dinner. Great view, decent food, good service.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 22, 2012

Waited 40 minutes for server to take our order after mentioning to the hostess. Server poured wrong wine and looked puzzled when we spoke to him. Waited 30 minutes after entree dishes cleared to order dessert after finally flagging server down. Another 30 minutes after dessert finished to locate server for bill. It was a good thing we were there for the entertainemnt as well and not in any rush because this is not the way to turn tables over or win repeat customers.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 20, 2012

When they say "Fresh Catch grilled to Perfection" they mean it. Our party of 4 had 3 different fresh catch and each one was prepared exceptionally. The service was equally good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 20, 2012

My office is in this building so I've had breakfast, lunch and dinner in this restaurant on various occasions. Although the service and food has not been exceptional in the past, it was this time. Our server was delightful and let us know she was mindful of the fact that one of us had a plane to catch. Everything came at just the right time - not too rushed but no waiting either. The food was delicious and we had a lovely time looking out on the harbor. I would recommend this restaurant based on this experience.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on August 17, 2012

Party of 4 on a Friday night during the outdoor movie series. We had a reservation, but were placed on a waiting list for an outdoor table. The hostesses then removed our name from the waiting list without our consent and without telling us. After much confusion, we were finally seated.

We ordered drinks. Service was slow. Nearly an hour after we sat down, we tried to order food. Only then did our waitress tell us that each member of our party was required to order an entree. We were more interested in the appetizers and were planning to order two per guest. She said we could not do that. So we ordered no apps, only entrees. They were nothing special. She and the house lost money - our appetizer tab would have been bigger. We left annoye

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 16, 2012

absolutely gorgeous view of Boston Harbor and the hotel itself is equally gorgeous.
The restaurant: lovely ambiance. The waiter kept running off before we finished speaking/ordering/asking questions. The swordfish was very dry and luke-warm. Over-priced given the quality of the food. But again, the ambiance was worth every penny.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on August 15, 2012

Staff was great.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 13, 2012

Was a single person dining alone, and received noticeably slower service than others, even men also dining alone. Food was OK not outstanding. Next time I am in Boston, won't return to Rowes Wharf Sea Grille.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Toronto)·Dined on August 12, 2012

server with atitude!!!

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 (New England)·Dined on August 11, 2012

Great night great food and service even meet the chef. Highy recommend the seafood tower outstanding.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on August 11, 2012

Bar was fair.
Breakfast at The Room for an Anniversary was very Bad, Coffee cold, the Food was absolutely the Opposite from the Dinner what we enjoyed so very much.
A breakfast Place in Bridgewater around the Corner makes the same Food but the Coffee is always Hot..
Our Dinner,some waiting Time. My Lamb, also my Husbands Fillet hat to go back it was over cooked.More Waiting Time , but it was fine with the Restaurant.The server had a great Way to save our Spirit.
I loved that we get a Window Place, we ask for.
Sad is, my Husband has Cancer can eat very little and had to go through that Waiting Time.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on August 9, 2012

We made a reservation at the Sea Grille mainly to be able to listen to music offered on the "Blues Barge". What we didn't realize was that there was a lighter menu and better seating for that purpose on a lower level. Our reservation did not include that area and has a separate reservation system. I tried calling the restaurant to specifically ask where the best seating for that purpose would be, however, no one answered the phone. Ultimately, we had an "ok" experience, but people walking by or standing in front of us and the loud conversation in our area made listening to the music less than pleasant. Don't bother getting the wrap (leek) it has absolutely no taste, otherwise food was ok. Great wine list.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on August 9, 2012

Were there for the Thursday Night Bluesw Barge with Bruce Marshall Group. Sea Grill stood on its head to accomodate an energetic crowd, and served my table admirably. I would go back in a second (especially for the music)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot
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 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2012

Food took well over an hour to come out with a 9pm reservation. Would expect better turnaround time from kitchen.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2012

We requested an outdoor table and even though there were outdoor tables the houstess said they were reserved for hotel guests coming a half hour after our reservation. We were seated indoors and took a full 10 minutes to come over for our order. We had asked the hostess if the parties never arrived could we be switched outdoors. She came in over an hour later when there were 4 empty tables to be switched. She then said they would bring our meal outdoors that was on our table. 10 minutes later the cold food arrived. We were never given a server. The hostess brought us a bill even though we wanted desert. (nobody ever asked us that question). Desert was extremely slow in serving and another 10 minutes after we left the credit card to re

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2012

Wonderful dinner right by the water. We went for Friday night summer movie night. The white sangria is amazing. The scallops were some of the best I have had in awhile. I definitely recommend it and look forward to coming back!

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 (New England)·Dined on August 3, 2012

a nice lunch overlooking Boston harbor, with very attentive service. very nice sandwich & salad offset by dry cornbread and bottled lemonade (Nantucket Nectar in a bottle in an upscale restaurant -- REALLY?!). could be a very strong choice if they upgrade around the edges.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 31, 2012

It rained on my parade so I only had an appetizer and a glass of wine. The staff was very accommodating to those who were sitting outside when the rain started and although I had to miss the live music I would definitely return.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on July 31, 2012

Its a very pretty place with totally unimpressive food. my salad - the crab salad, was so unappetizing upon presentation. I was starved or I would have sent it back. It was a tiny smattering of crab with a few pieces of lettuce scattered on the plate. Some avocado and maybe tomatoes - I cannot remember. Not worth the price for sure.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 27, 2012

Service rating would have scored higher if the server had brought us a bread basket and had inquired about what champagne we were ordering. Brought the incorrect one, but happily exchanged it.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 25, 2012

The atmosphere was nice, being right on the water, unfortunately the food and the service were not as spectacular. The wine list was not up to date and our waiter tried to pass off a different wine than what we ordered. When we pointed out it wasn't what we ordered he tried to convince us that it was a better bottle than what we ordered and pushed it on us. He was not very attentive and forgot a few things we asked for. Our appetizer was very good, but the entrees were just ok. I probably wouldn't go back.

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