About The Daily Catch Seaport

With our black pasta dish: Aglio Olio rated top 100 in the country, The Daily Catch - Seaport is considered by many as the best place to enjoy Pasta, Seafood and most importantly Calamari in Boston. Footsteps from the water, you can enjoy the ocean breeze while sipping wine or cocktails on our Outdoor Patio. Or you can sit in any of our newly renovated dinning rooms with stunning views of the Boston Harbor and City Skyline while taking in the aroma of fresh ingredients from our open kitchen. We are the #1 Seafood Restaurant in Boston's Seaport District according to Zagat Food Ratings. Your reservation is only a click away!

2 Northern Ave.
Boston, MA 02210
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Sicilian, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11am - 3pm.
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3pm - 9pm, Friday: 3pm - 10pm, Saturday: 12:pm - 10pm, Sunday: 12pm - 9pm

Cross Street:
Sleeper St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(617) 772-4400

Website:
http://thedailycatch.com/restaurants/seaport

Catering:
For catering inquire please contact: events@dailycatch.com

Parking Details:
Limited street parking is available nearby. There are several parking lots to choose from in seaport such as the Vertex building, Seaport Garage, and Boston Fish Pier. Please see link above for more parking options.

Public Transit:
Silver-Line/Courthouse: http://www.mbta.com/schedules_and_maps/subway/lines/stations/?stopId=25133

Executive Chef:
Jamie Mohn

Private Party Facilities:
We offer several options for private functions and events. During the summer season we have outdoor patio space overlooking the Boston harbor and city skyline that can accommodate parties up 250 people.

During the off-season we have a newly renovated bar and private room that can accommodate 50 or if you book our entire restaurant we can accommodate 100 people inside and the outdoor area if weather permits. Visit our website and download our function menu: www.dailycatch.com/seaport.html

Private Party Contact:
Manager: (617) 772-4400

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer several options for private functions and events. During the summer season we have outdoor patio space overlooking the Boston harbor and city skyline that can accommodate parties up 250 people. During the off-season we have a newly renovated bar and private room that can accommodate 50 or if you book our entire restaurant we can accommodate 100 people inside plus the outside area if weather permits.

The Daily Catch Seaport Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.0

service

3.7

ambience

4.2

value

3.6

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (31)
Scenic View (26)
Great for Outdoor Dining (20)
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Special Occasion (19)
Good for a Date (15)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Casual (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
People Watching (8)
Authentic (8)
Seasonal (8)
Romantic (8)
Business Meals (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Fun (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Cozy (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Healthy (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (New England)·Dined on August 16, 2017

The only thing that made this experience okay was our great waiter and water view otherwise the food was not edible. Our swordfish was completely raw as if it was ahi tuna. The scallops I ordered came with mix vegetables which consisted of sautéed peppers, onions and squash but the side veggies were a small portion and over cooked /used from the night earlier and our mussels app was terrible and the mussels were all closed and under cooked. Save yourself the money and don't eat here

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 (New England)·Dined on August 14, 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant. We had a lovely water view that made the whole evening special. The grilled fish was terrific - perfectly well done. If you'd like a quieter experience, ask to be seated near the outside edges of the outdoor dining area.

Tags: Scenic View, Waterfront
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

The food and service were absolutely terrible. I'm so disappointed that the evening was a such a disaster. I had been here once before, and it was a fine experience, but this was absolutely outrageous. The kitchen overcooked/ruined calimari, steak, and even managed to screw up the pasta dish we ordered. How do you even do that? Pasta is absurdly simple, but thus was mushy and still swimming in water (not sauce or oil, thus was water) at the bottom of the pan. The service was so slow/absentee that our plates were cold and congealed by the time our waitress brought them out, but we were so hungry, we picked through and ate what we could out of fear for having to sit there another hour. We had arrived while the place was pretty empty, and while we waited, every table around us was seated, given an appetizer, and we're working on their main dishes before our food ever arrived. They forgot to put silverware and bread at our table, so we went and got some ourselves. Even the coffees we ordered for dessert had cooled off by the time they were finally brought to our table. There were plenty of waitstaff around the place, but they were mostly loitering by the hostess's stand or inside, by the kitchen and hidden from the outdoor customets. What an embarrassing farce this whole situation was. The Daily Catch should be ashamed of the complete incompetence of its kitchen and waitstaff.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Half full restaurant yet horrible service. Drinks took forever, waiter had to be asked to bring water and bread. Didn't refill drinks. Caprese salad was tasteless and this is the hight of tomato season. Won't bother returning. Although the outdoor seating and view were nice.

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Black pasta was cold and salty. Not recommended but the view was nice.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

Food was great service was horrific! Very noisy place

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Love the calamari with red sauce. One of my favorite dishes.

Tags: Local Ingredients, People Watching, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View
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 (Naples)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Everything was fabulous! They gave us the best table in the whole restaurant (plus it's all outdoor seating) and our server Chris was great! I got shrimp which was to die for and my dad almost got ANOTHER plate of the swordfish it was so good! Vacationing in Boston and it was our best meal of the whole trip.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 5, 2017

We had an amazing meal while celebrating my boyfriend's birthday. The fried calamari appetizer, Aglio Olio, and the Vongole Neapolitan and drinks were all outstanding. The outdoor seating had beautiful views of the harbor. The perfect spot to celebrate a birthday with a nice meal!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Excellent food. Best in a long time. Glad to be able to make a reservation.
Only issue : noise level is high. A celebration next to us was loud, open air seating may need additional privacy/volume barriers , or some sails hanging from the "ceiling".
Despite that we had a great time, beautiful harbor walk after dinner.
A summer treat for sure.

Tags: Authentic, Disabled Access, Waterfront, Healthy, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Great food, great location. The only problem was they rush you out of the place.
I sat down for an early dinner. I wasn't barely done with my appetizer and my main course arrived. They also forgot to serve my bread basket. They took forever to deliver my check and pick it up.
I'll say it's a training issue with the staff, however when your spending $$$$, you want to be able to relax.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Birthdays. Got the order wrong which threw off the timing of the meal but food was very good when it areived

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 (New England)·Dined on August 1, 2017

The service was so bad......our server keep forgetting things that we asked for, missed one dish, ordered wrong dish. Not a good experience this time.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Terrible meal; we asked to be moved because sun was directly in our eyes, and even though it was not crowded they were not very helpful. We actually moved ourselves to an available table.
Do not recommend the clam chowder or stuffed calamari which was great in the past. The only pleasant part was the seasonal drinks.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Only complaint is that parking is VERY challenging - therefore very expensive.
With very few on street spots in area, I had to park in a garage that charged $36 for no more than 2.5 hrs.
Other restaurants in the area all have valet parking and this one should do the same.
Thanks

Tags: Seasonal, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on July 30, 2017

The server couldn't be bothered. His attitude set the tone of the rest of the meal. The food was basic and overpriced. Plus they only have a dinner menu for lunch on the weekends. No lobster rolls, sandwiches, etc... Will not be returning

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We had the Lobster Fra Diavlo. It was the perfect flavor of freshness. Service could use some additional attentiveness.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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·Dined on July 25, 2017

This restaurant is located in a great spot with a great view of the harbor. Our waitress was great, but my mussels and some of the other food came out cold. For the price it should have been better.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Nobody was eating inside the restaurant on this summer evening. Everyone was outside, which boasts a beautiful view of the water and the settting sun. Our black pasta entrees were fantastic and the scallops were perfectly prepared. No place I'd rather be on a summer's night!

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·Dined on July 23, 2017

Noisy, including garbage trucks; not particularly clean; decent food, but not commensurate with price

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on July 22, 2017

First time at this particular location of the Daily Catch but so glad we visited. Great location, right on the water but well-protected from rain. Wonderful view and the food was excellent as was the wine list. Finally, the staff was pleasant, informative and prompt with serving our orders. Great experience!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Spicy, Waterfront, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Fun, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on July 22, 2017

We brought out of town friends here for great seafood and view. We all had Lobster fra Diavlo which was excellent. It is nice to watch boat activity on water while dining. Cocktails were delicious. The one downside was the staff. Hostess rolled her eyes when we asked to be seated at table with better view instead of near brick pillar. Waitress never checked in on us throughout the meal and was very slow to bring items when we were able to get her attention.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Beautiful location but terrible service. Foodjust ok. Should be a more professional operation for the price point. I ordered the black pasta puttanesca which was heavily salted. Our waiter was totally disinterested. Too many other great options in Boston. Don't waste your time or money here!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 19, 2017

We dined outside for the harbor view. Our server was friendly and helpful. We ordered the seafood soup and calamari for apps- soup was delicious we were a little disappointed with the calamari- it was greasy and the breading was sweet. For our entrees we had the black pasta with scallops and linguine/clams in white wine. Both dishes were delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Hot Spot, Waterfront, Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 16, 2017

The calamari appetizer was good, great service, and nice outdoor seating area. The main course, broiled shrimp and scallops were ok. The food came out a little fast, like it was already made. I don't think the locals come here and we will probably try something else if we return to Boston.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Better experience than the last. Our server was delightful however didn't have a grasp of cocktails and liquor. My "dirty" Martinis didn't quite live up to the promise and I asked for a good vodka and received well. Food was amazing 😉

Tags: Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Fantastic local eatery, amazing location. Not too many tourists.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 14, 2017

really enjoyed this place! food was on point, waitress was super nice, she even had the chef do a special request for us that wasn't on the menu, thx!! too bad I was on what would be our final date, at least for the time being. had nothing to do with the place, which was awesome i must stress.

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New England)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Worst service at a restaurant. Waiter forgot to put our apps in and didn't check in for an hour. Food was salty and only ok

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 13, 2017

Very disappointed in this restaurant. Inattentive service (we had to prompt to get anything including the salad one of us ordered; never did get water refills), very distracting clanging and banging coming from the kitchen, and overseasoned, overcooked and unimaginative food. Gave 2 stars for outdoor seating option but couldn't imagine giving 2 in any other category. So many good choices in Boston - don't bother with this one.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Belle vue sur le port, bonne ambiance, lieu décontracté et diner tres bon on a vraiment apprécié

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Authentic, Scenic View, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 10, 2017

Great seafood, great wine, nice patio, attentive staff.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Food and ambience were great, but wait staff was a little rude and hurried, especially when orders went wrong- four people at the table yet six entrees were brought out and they handed us all of the entrees (one of which was on a hot plate with no warning that looked partially eaten) and then they picked up them of the entrees and brought them elsewhere. After bringing this to someone's attention we were told they would never do that (excuse me, you just did.) and then our waitress essentially ignored us the rest of the night except to throw desert menu on the table.. would go back for the food and ambience but would hope for different waitress .

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 (New England)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Beautiful setting, unique, delicious food, great service. All of these describe the seaport branch of the wonderful old-school restaurant in the North End..."The Daily Catch." That restaurant has become virtually impossible to get in, because of its 20 seats, and no reservations policy. So it was good news to all the fans of the restaurant when they opened this huge branch of the Sicilian seafood and pasta place. I say "huge," because it holds 100 diners indoors, and 300 more on the patio deck, overlooking the harbor with its boats coming and going. We followed the smell of garlic, which led right to our table right on the water! The menu is extensive, filled with lots of dishes prepared Sicilian style, and lots of calamari plates...their specialty. From all of these, I chose the Homemade Black Linguine (Tinta di Calamari...Squid Ink,) Puttanesca, with Onions, Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, Olives, Anchovies and Butter Sauce. It was absolutely delicious! Our wine was a Sicilian red, "Il Moro." Excellen

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Disabled Access, Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Absolutely horrible experience. Waited over 45 minutes without being served a water. Alerted hostess we hadn't been attended to, waited another 5 and then left. Left an email about our experience and still haven't heard back.

They also haven't updated their menu in years.

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 (New England)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Great staff, delicious food, and an amazing view explain away the slow service. Of course it takes longer than usual to tend to the many tables of happy customers appreciating such delightful dining.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Romantic, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on July 5, 2017

The food was great but the service from the time we arrived to the time we left was not good. Except for one man who delivered our food and went beyond his job duties to correct some issues, no one really acknowledged us from the hostess on. They ran out of bread at 8:30, the tables were rocky and the bathrooms were dirty and being used as public bathrooms as well. We live nearby so this was not a "tourist meal in Boston" so we were not impressed. But since the food was very good, maybe visitors could overlook the rest of the items. The view is spectacular but if you don't need the view, there are plenty of other options out there.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on July 5, 2017

I would have given this place 5 stars if the service was up to par. Upon arrive I was told my tablets being cleaned off and would be ready in 10 minutes and could gonhave a drink at the bar in the meantime. While at the bar it took forever to be served, the bartender didn't even acknowledge us or the fact that we ere waiting so long. At 8:00 I go and check in with the hostess and I'm told once again my table is being cleaned off and should be available shortly but I saw them seat a party of two with no reservation that came the same time as we did. The service during dinner wasnjust as disorganized. It took forever to get drinks and have our order taken.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Casual, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Lovely view, wonderful service, and great food. First time there, but now it's definitely a place I'd consider going back to.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on July 4, 2017

The outdoor seating was great - wonderful view of harbor and sunset, very airy space - but the food was bland and expensive.

Tags: Scenic View
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