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momoftwo Aug 26, 2013 08:08 AM

Anyone have any recent experiences here?

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    momoftwo Sep 4, 2013 05:33 AM

    thougth I'd let you all know how it went. 2 broiled scrod, pronounced excellent, 2 fish and chips also excellent all of these dishes were $8.95 at lunch with fries and slaw, a bargain! One special of the day a sauteed seafood medley of fish, shrimp, calamari and scallops in a wine sauce over rice with brocolli was just what my daughter wanted and delicious. $12.95. only dissapointment of the day was my fried scallops, they were bay instead of sea. My daughters dish had sea scallops, shame on me should have asked. just ok. this was a late lunch (2pm) with 3 glasses of wine, and 6 or so beers split among the group of 6, total bill w/o tip $150.

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    1. re: momoftwo
      MC Slim JB Sep 4, 2013 05:39 AM

      Getting out of the Seaport for $30/head for lunch with drinks is no small accomplishment. Glad you enjoyed it!


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      pemma Aug 28, 2013 05:42 AM

      I haven't been in many, many years, but remember the food as basically "fresh fish cooked plainly." That can be fine. I don't know how much it has changed.

      1. CocoDan Aug 27, 2013 01:33 PM

        Awful! It's too bad. At one time their food was good. A long, long time ago.

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        1. re: CocoDan
          Msample Aug 27, 2013 01:52 PM

          Has their food actually gotten worse, or have your taste buds gotten more discerning ? I went there about 20 some odd years ago and remember it being decent; I am sure if I had the same exact meal today I'd be less charitable. Back then the options for seafood were a lot more limited than they are now.

        2. MC Slim JB Aug 27, 2013 11:15 AM

          Haven't gone in years, but I had the exact same take: quite liked the seafood chowder, thought everything else was not so good. So many better seafood restaurants in town these days.

          Found this old recipe for the chowder: http://www.familycookbookproject.com/recipe/2674552/no-name-seafood-chowder.html Interesting.


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          1. re: MC Slim JB
            Bellachefa Aug 27, 2013 02:42 PM

            evaporated milk - that makes sense. Thanks!

            1. re: MC Slim JB
              treb Aug 28, 2013 05:31 AM

              Same here, the last time I was there, it was a bowl of chowder, that's it.

            2. rdesmond Aug 27, 2013 11:06 AM

              Boston NoName? A tourist trap. Avoid

              1. C. Hamster Aug 27, 2013 09:49 AM

                I like their thin milky chowder a lot. But not much else.

                Admittedly I haven't been in at least a year.

                But the last time I went the food was pretty much the same as the first time I went in 1980.

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                1. re: C. Hamster
                  Bellachefa Aug 27, 2013 10:53 AM

                  I go once or twice a year, order the chowder and iced tea. Never anything else.

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                    galleygirl Aug 27, 2013 11:14 AM

                    I loved it the first time I went around 1975, 76...Not worth it since then....

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                    joth68 Aug 27, 2013 08:49 AM

                    Last visit was about a year ago. Chowder was awesome. Everything else was meh.

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                      catsmeow Aug 26, 2013 05:32 PM

                      I haven't been recently because the 2-3 times I've been there over the years, it wasn't good. The only reason I went back after the 1st time was in the hope I had hit
                      a bad night.

                      1. viperlush Aug 26, 2013 04:39 PM

                        Went in May/June for the first time and will not be returning. Lobster was overcooked, pie was cold and fried fish sandwich boring without sides. It wasn't worth the money.

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                          libertywharf Aug 26, 2013 02:22 PM

                          Haven't been in a year but it gets good reviews from a regular poster on another site who goes on a regular basis.

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