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Feb 8, 2011 11:22 AM

Best Legal Seafood Location

Just recieved a gift certificate to Legal Seafood. Is any particular location better than the others?

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  1. I would recommend the Kendall Sq location. It's the least crowded and touristy of them all.

    1. Convenience probably trumps any minute differences in execution. I've eaten at a few, and apart from the physical location (and crowds, like CookieLee mentions), you'll be hard-pressed to tell them apart.

      1. We find the Legal in Chestnut Hill to be good and consistent. Framingham is also very good.

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        1. re: emilief

          If you can use it for the to-go fish market at the CH location I would do that and skip a dine in experience.

          1. re: Gabatta

            Great idea!

            I'd totally avoid the Pru Center location, as it smells and is a training center for waitstaff.

            1. re: C. Hamster

              I like the one in Copley Place on the 2nd floor. It's usually quiet, & it's one of the best views of the sunset (overlooking the Back Bay rooftops) in the city.

              1. re: C. Hamster

                Also skip the one at the South Shore Plaza. Horribly inconsistent.

              2. re: Gabatta

                That's a great idea. I don't see why I couldn't use it at the market. That's the plan.

            2. >Best Legal Seafood Location

              There is no best.

              1. The Harvard Sq. restaurant in the Charles Hotel is always great.

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                1. re: nachovegas

                  Actually, if it covers alcohol, I would recommend the Harvard Sq. site in the summer, when they have outdoor seating for drinks and apps. Otherwise, I would go with the market idea.