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 (33)
Scenic View (29)
Great for Outdoor Dining (24)
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Special Occasion (21)
Good for a Date (17)
Local Ingredients (11)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Casual (9)
Fun (9)
People Watching (9)
Authentic (9)
Romantic (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Seasonal (8)
Business Meals (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Cozy (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Healthy (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Spicy (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

By far best meal I've ever eaten was at the daily the catch. Get the lobster fradiavlo and nothing else. Best thing I've ever eaten

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Had a nice birthday dinner with my family here. The seafood selection and quality was good but did not blow me away like some other Boston seafood spots (e.g., Island Creek), but I was glad to see local fish offered. I appreciated the variety of Sicilian wines to pair with food. Our server was nice but seemed fairly inexperienced.

Tags: Authentic, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Bar Seating, Scenic View
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a party of 7 with 3 kids. The waitress was awesome and the food was outstanding!
Love the Lobster Fra Diavolo and the oysters!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Berlin)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Service slow
Food lukewarm
Had to ask for cutlery
Disappointing
Great view

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We have been here several times over the summer but this was a rare treat in mid October to be able to eat outside. We met friends visiting from Colorado and wanted to share the waterfront.
We felt the food wasn’t as fresh this time as in the past and a bit more greasy.
Hope it was an exception.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on October 17, 2017

It was my first time dining with the Daily Catch the other day for lunch. Prior to that, most of my experience with the restaurant has been enjoying the outdoor bar during the summertime. Suffice to say that the dining experience isn't this restaurants forte. The indoor seating arrangement is limited, however, that wasn't an issue because the restaurant was empty for lunch. That said, due to the lack of patrons, the service was atrocious. Our waiter didn't hand us menus or silverware upon being seated. Rather, he disappeared for about 10 minutes into the kitchen area. We ended up getting our own menus and silverware, and I flagged him down afterwards to place our order.

As for the food, it was mediocre at best. I had a salad and added grilled shrimp (approximately two shrimp). Overall, I wasn't impressed with my meal or the service. From now on, I'm just going to stick to drinking at their outdoor bar.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Amazing food and great service. Went their with my husband and high school kids and picked up our oldest recent college graduate living in Southie. Great last minute dinner idea and everyone had something they loved (and some of my kids dont eat seafood). Loved it

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Good came out over a period of 40 minutes. Side dishes had to be requested multiple times....last one came out about the same time as the bill.

Food was delicious and the waterfront dining is beautiful.

Just a shame we couldn't actually have our dinner together and won't be coming back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 10, 2017

The outdoor seating provide one of the best views of Boston. The Service was poor but overall the food was very good.

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 (New England)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Delicious Italian seafood. The ambiance wasn’t quite the same as the North End location, but it takes reservation.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

Very good food and ambience. Expensive for a business lunch. Would recommend a lunch menu that is less expensive, possibly smaller portions than dinner.

Tags: Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals
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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 24, 2017

We went there for a water view
We were seated shoved into a table next to a wall
We had no view
It was so hard to see the menu so we had to use our phone lights to see the menu
Server was slow , forgot our water , forgot my drink
Our table had no salt pepper etc
Waiter brought us a double salad thT we did not order
Meals were good
My drink was terrible
You can't get just a plain martini they have "special" ones
No spoon for the pasta had to ask for cheese
Waiter needs more training in people skills
And serving training
Overpriced

Tags: People Watching, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Fun, beautiful views, not so loud as I thought. Not a lot of different options for food but still delicious.

Tags: Late-night Find, People Watching
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 (New England)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Everyone at the daily catch was very hospitable. Great service and great food.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 18, 2017

We had a great outdoor seat facing the harbor and city. The food was delicious. I had the broiled swordfish and my husband had the monk marsala with black pasta. He loved it and I had a taste and it was very good. My only complaint was that our waitress put our dinner order in too fast and our food and bottle of wine were delivered while we were still sipping our cocktails.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Restaurant got great write up but was nothing special. The reservation was honored and we walked right in. Food was nothing special, $8 garlic bread was tasteless and took 20 minutes to be delivered.
Lobster fra Diablo was not spicy at all

In all it was disappointing

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 (New England)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Sadly the restaurant was in need of a good cleaning.... we did have an outside table with a lovely view which was what I requested however, the hostess made no mention of that or that we were there to celebrate our anniversary of 34 years.

Though our waitress was nice we waited a good 10 minutes before even getting a glass of water and then another 5 for placing a drink order....It was not busy at all.... at 5 pm on a Sunday afternoon. The shrimp scampi app was enjoyable..... bread was standard.... nothing special.... nor was the pasta.... and not even a cookie offered in celebration .....

Early in our marriage we often ate at the Brookline location this was no where in that league!

Tags: Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Slow service. Great views. Broiled Seafood was heavy on garlic but tasty.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on September 15, 2017

The view is amazing and the food is a B. Prices are a bit steep given the quality of the food and the place was definitely understaffed. Solid beer, wine, and cider list.

Tags: Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The ambiance and people in this seaside delight were wonderful. I ordered a fancy dinner dish for lunch, which might explain why it was a little tired. It is an undiscovered waterfront gem, however, I would go back in a heartbeat.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Tourists from Kentucky and were so fortunate to find this wonderful place. Good wonderful as was the staff and owner. Truly a great experience

Tags: Scenic View, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Late-night Find, Fun
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Both food and service was pretty good, but the best of this place is the outdoor view!!

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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Overall very disappointed. Wait staff didn't know what he was doing. Food was just really only OK for an establishment such as this.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Terrible dining experience. We weren't offered outdoor seating and were seated inside. Dining area looked dirty with grease smudges on wall mirrors. The air inside was cloudy with grease particles due to poor ventilation system. It took ten minutes for server to come to table and take a drink order. No brand name liquor on bar menu.
Found a seven inch long hair in my salad. Walked out immediately.
Poor service. Dirty dining room. Dirty kitchen.
Stay away.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Heaven is sitting outside at the Daily Catch during summer, watching the boats and the sky, and staying until after sunset, eating delicious seafood and enjoying the glorious view.

You definitely do not want to miss the squid ink pasta. The swordfish and mixed vegetables is a terrific dish. I would have enjoyed more vegetables, but the portions were not oversized and that is also good. The citrus salad was absolutely great!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Always love the food here and the view!

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 5, 2017

The view was incredible of the Boston skyline! The waitress was A+. Food was good.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on September 1, 2017

We arrived early planning to have drinks at the outdoor waterfront bar before dining inside. This was the only disappointment, as the bar does not serve any brown spirits (bourbon, scotch, etc.) so the drink choices are somewhat limited. The meal, however, was excellent. They did miss one of our party's order in the kitchen but brought out a plate of fried calamari on the house while he was waiting for his order to arrive. We agreed we would return for the food, if not the bar service.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Tables for two are very small. Entrees don't come with any veggies, must be ordered as side dishes.

Tags: Seasonal, Fun, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Waterfront, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (London)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Service was too quick for clear up and a bit erratic for ordering. I picked a fried dish which was not great. My friend had a pasta dish which seemed better. Beautiful view of the harbour but food quality/value for money slightly disappointing.

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·Dined on August 26, 2017

We enjoyed dining at The Daily Catch with our adult children, celebrating my husband's Birthday. Seating was perfect with a view of waterfront. We were able to watch boats going by.
Service was very good and fast. Food was delicious including the gluten free options.
It was nice to take a walk by the ocean afterwords.

VF

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Fun, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Incredible view of the city. The food was good and feasible priced.

Tags: Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Scenic View, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Waitresses took forever to take our order and kept forgetting plates and silverware for some of the table. The waterfront location was nice tho.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 23, 2017

We arrived early but were seated within minutes, food is OK not as what we were anticipated to be. very expensive compare to similar restaurant around.

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 (New England)·Dined on August 23, 2017

This was our third dining experience here. It had been over a year since our last time. It was alway ok - nothing over the top but just ok. I chose it for its location at the seaport on a beautiful summer evening. Italian/seafood seemed like a great idea.
The mussels appetizer was very good - however, they ran out of regular Italian bread!!! Their Seafood red sauce is lacking, again, just ok. They have very limited options - NO regular marinara. I ordered the Balsamic reduction with swordfish. It's sounded good. The dish came- it was swimming in black balsamic- so much so that I couldn't see the swordfish let alone taste it! Very disappointing!! I couldn't eat it. And I LOVE anything vinegar and fish. Calamari meatballs were again just ok. Will never return.

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 (Springfield)·Dined on August 22, 2017

We wanted waterfront seafood and the menu here looked good, particularly the squid ink pasta.
Had a great outside table beside the harbor walk with a terrific view. The lobster fa diavalo for two was made with the black pasta and it was delicious. We enjoyed ours with an Italian wine that was new to us and were still dipping bread in the "gravy" afterwards.
Sure, it's loud but we've found every Boston restaurant to be loud. People here have no concept of the inside voice but that's no fault of the restaurant.
Overall a great experience, thanks Daily Catch!

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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 (New England)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We went for lunch Saturday. We were seated at a table outdoors that had a great view of Boston Harbor. We thought at first, that it was too dark, but it turned out very pleasant. I had the seafood fra diavlio special. Fantastic! My wife had the broiled scallops in a garlic butter sauce. Excellent too. We had clams casino for an appetizer. They were a little runny, and could have been cooked more, but had whole clams.

The service was outstanding. Our waitress was named Kara, and if you go there, I recommend requesting her. Attentive, cheerful, and quick.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Waterfront
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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.

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