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Apr 12, 2010 07:58 PM

Flying in for the day! Best Seafood in Boston??

Hi! A bunch of airline employees are flying in from Detroit for the day and would love to experience the best seafood your fine city has to offer! We have been to your city many times over the years and had fantastic meals (1990's) at No-name , Legal Seafood, ect. But will need to be within the Boston Logan area, as we will have no car. Only about 5 hours there then back on the plane, what are your thoughts? Thank you!!

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  1. Neptune Oyster in the North End.

    Neptune Oyster
    63 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113

    5 Replies
    1. re: Matt H

      Second Neptune Oyster.

      Neptune Oyster
      63 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113

      1. re: greenzebra

        Thank You.. 2 for 2 for Neptune. I just love Boston! Have great memories of the Legal Seafood, but we wanna try something different.

        1. re: marky90

          Depends what you like to order too. If your hoping for a twin lobster/clambake sorta meal or a fried fishermans platter sort of meal, you wont get that at Neptune.

        1. re: Matt H

          Neptune could be a pain tho depending how big your "bunch" is. Some people have good luck with Kingfish Hall which is also an easy subway ride from Logan and can handle bigger groups. I've had nice meals at Oceannaire right by the Govt Center stop, great crabcakes in an amazing room.

          Kingfish Hall
          188 South Market Building, Boston, MA 02109

        2. Third Neptune Oyster. Easy subway trip from the airport - you'll need to take the blue line from the airport to get into downtown Boston... Neptune is about a 4 minute walk from the Greenline Haymarket station. 8 minute walk from Government Center.

          Neptune is a very different experience from Legal Seafood. Legal's is a huge chain... Neptune is a tiny restaurant, it can get a bit cramped. If you don't mind that you will
          have one of the best seafood meals available in Boston.

          They don't take reservations, so you should be prepared to stand on line unless you can get there early in the evening.

          Neptune Oyster
          63 Salem St Ste 1, Boston, MA 02113

          1. gotta go with Neptune...and a stroll aroundthe North End (Italian neighborhood)

            another thought if you come in again with a little more time is to to rent a car at Logan (less than $10pp) and hit some clam shacks on our very beautiful N Shore.Cape Ann area...Essex, Clam Box.,etc..Logan gives you good, easy access.

            Former SO of an AMR employee and vet of many of these junkets.:)

            1. As others have mentioned, Neptune rules. Based on you enjoying No Name and Legals on previous visits, I would also suggest checking out Moultons in Medford and Jasper Whites Summer Shack.

              Summer Shack
              310 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210

              No Name Restaurant
              151-2 Fish Pier, Boston, MA 02210

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              1. re: joth68

                i suggest east ocean seafood in chinatown. great live in the tank sea-food.

                get the live shrimp, the clams with black bean sauce, the calamari.

              2. Thank You all wonderful Bostonians! Keep the ideas coming.