The Seafood Eater's Oasis: Boston Invites Diners to Enjoy Fresh Fish at Special Spots
Boston is a seafood lover’s paradise. Located on the cold shores of the Atlantic, Boston is in a prime location to serve up succulent seafood treats. The increase in oyster harvesting, and the influx of waterfront development combine with Boston’s d classic place in the seafood world to vault Boston’s seafood scene to a new level of deliciousness.
Attempt to score a table at Neptune Oyster where you'll find a small ever changing menu of the best seafood in the city. Here, their clam chowder comes on the thinner side, their clams could be a full meal, and their lobster roll is overflowing with large chances of succulent meat... Read more »
- Cuisine: American, European, Italian, Local Specialty, Seafood
- Average Main Course Price: $23
- Neighborhood: North End
Neptune Oyster has been drawing crowds to its tiny outpost for years for a good reason: they serve the best seafood in Boston.
Local Expert Tip: "Reservations are not accepted and seating is limited. Arrive early or plan a long wait-elsewhere as their is no bar for lingering."
Legal Harborside is the quintessential New England seafood spot set directly on Boston Harbor offering dinner, or drinks with an amazing view.
Local Expert Tip: "Order the wild mushroom and lobster pizza, and the stuffed artichokes; they're quite different and tasty."
- Cuisine: American, Local Specialty, Seafood
- Average Main Course Price: $31
- Neighborhood: Kenmore Square
Island Creek Oyster Bar offers diners the opportunity to enjoy their own brand of oyster, and other fresh, well-prepared menu items.
Local Expert Tip: "Book your table at Island Creek Oyster Bar well in advance; reservations are hard to come by."
B&G has been serving up incredible seafood creations for years without a hiccup, and continues to draw crowds to its South End home.
Local Expert Tip: "B&G's lobster roll is legendary and a must try for those who have never had it; start with an order of fried Ipswich clams and you have the makings of a perfect Boston meal."
Serving off the boat fresh seafood in a casual environment that is welcoming to all sets Row 34 apart from its peers.
Local Expert Tip: "A raw bar order is a must and needs to be paired with their specialty beers."
When you're looking for a shack style seafood experience without having to worry about the weather you'll want to head to Summer Shack.
Local Expert Tip: "Very family friendly, a perfect place for seafood with kids; the atmosphere is lively and laid back."
The Daily Catch serves Sicilian style seafood using fresh fish that's prepped to order; allowing you an enjoyable seafood feast with flair.
Local Expert Tip: "For outdoor, waterfront dining try the Seaport location."
Mare's modern digs in the North End give diners fresh seafood with Italian preparations like you'd find on the coast of Italy.
Local Expert Tip: "Request a window seat, and order the octopus salad as a starter; the unique preparation will impress. "
Atlantic Fish offers diners classic entrees that focus on New England flavors in a setting that is elegant without being stuffy.
Local Expert Tip: "This Boylston Street restaurant is the perfect stop for an exquisite seafood lunch while shopping Back Bay."
THe oldest continuously operating restaurant you'll find, The Union Oyster House is a must try for any... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy oysters at the bar before making your way to table where you'll get a blast from the past in their authentic booths."
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