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Legal Sea Foods Review

All the regional seafood classics, including famed New England chowder, stunningly good crab cakes, and wood-grilled seafood can be found here at the Cambridge outpost of the Legal chain. Just as worthwhile are more modern takes: Italian seafood stew, for example, and blackened rare tuna with sesame-chile vinaigrette.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Cambridge Center, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142 | Map It
  • Phone: 617/864–3400
  • Website:
  • Metro Kendall/MIT.
  • Location: Cambridge

    Restaurant Details

  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 11-13-2013

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    Good seafood, if not the best

    Part of a large chain. Maybe not the best seafood spot locally, but still a good option. Food generally good (probably the best place to get the really thick kind of New England clam chowder), rather expensive, OK service. A weaker location in this chain than the others, food and service is more inconsistent.

    by bachslunch, 11/30/08
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    Nice Spot for Leisurely Lunch

    I visited a pal in Cambridge recently and she and I and another friend went to Legal in Harvard Square for Saturday lunch. We decided to sit at the bar, and we had a great time; the two of them had oysters as a starter. Our guy friend had a bowl of chowder, my pal had a salad and I had coleslaw and a fish sandwich. The bartender was charming and attentive and we all thought the food was tasty. The slaw was one of the very best I've ever had.

    by bookchick, 3/9/08

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