Legal Sea Foods

4.5 stars 4.5 out of 5 9 ratings

210 Andover Street, Peabody, MA 01960

(978) 532-4500
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    5 ratingMarch 17, 2016

    If you love Fried Seafood and your celiac, this establishment is heaven on earth. I always have a good time with the staff and leave extremely satisfied. It's Outstanding and highly recommended.

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    1 ratingOctober 04, 2015

    I was informed by the chef that the Portuguese Seafood Stew is not gluten free and that it's a "typo" on the menu. It's not specific to this restaurant it's also listed as gluten free on their website. None of their wait staff was aware that it wasn't gluten free and at least one of their other chefs was unaware. The issue is their stock is not gluten free and neither is the chourico they use. They have no intention of changing their menu (or the ingredients they use) and they haven't even bothered informing their staff, it makes me wonder what exactly is safe to eat from their gluten free option. I would be very cautious eating here if you have CD or a gluten allergy.

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    5 ratingJanuary 01, 2015

    Eating here was one of the best gf dinning experiences I've ever had. It was amazing!! I haven't had fried anything since being diagnosed with celiacs. To have fried seafood was a dream! Gf dinner rolls too!!!!!!! I almost cried. So good! No stomachs problems or rashes. The staff was super nice and knowledgeable too! I will for sure be going back whenever I'm near one again! Thanks Legal Seafood!

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    5 ratingDecember 22, 2014

    Always knowledgable. Always delicious. And I could eat fried seafood, French fries, and even had dessert options! Favorite!

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    5 ratingJanuary 05, 2014

    Gluten free menu with great selection. Knowledgable staff. Excellent dinner rolls; I ordered more because they were so good. Ordered a tuna steak for the entree. Good experience.

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    5 ratingMarch 08, 2013

    My family's favorite option for GF food on the north shore.

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    5 ratingJanuary 29, 2013

    I have updated my review and rating. Legal Seafoods has made some changes to their menus. There are some more interesting options on the gluten free menu. Worth a trip back if it has been a while.

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    5 ratingMay 04, 2016

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Great experience. They've actually made their entire trying operation gluten free now to streamline their kitchen. So the menu of options is extensive including fries, fish and chips, etc. very knowledgeable and conscientious staff.

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    5 ratingApril 22, 2016

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Gluten free fish and chips ! Yes it's true! I have missed this delicious treat! Tastes great with a gluten free beer too! Service was excellent

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    5 ratingApril 21, 2016

    1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078

    Wonderful with adapting to allergies

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    5 ratingApril 19, 2016

    1 Harborside Drive, Boston, MA 02128

    This place was amazing! They even brought out gluten free rolls for me and were very considerate. They have a separate fryer for the gluten free food and were knowledgable. Definitely recommend!

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    5 ratingApril 19, 2016

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Excellent service. Very careful with allergies when preparing your order. Ellery J. Is very friendly and checks on you often.

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    5 ratingApril 17, 2016

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    This place is fantastic! Everything fried is gluten free and they use canola oil (no soy!!!)!!! This was the first time my son was able to order French fries or onion rings at a restaurant! The gluten free dinner rolls are from "somethingsweetwithoutwheat.com" and they were fabulous! This place took note of all of our many, many allergies, and cooked our food to order. We will be returning!

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    5 ratingApril 17, 2016

    2301 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202

    The staff was extremely knowledgable. The menu indicated what could be made gluten free which was the majority of the menu. We had the crab cakes, risotto cakes, and French fries.

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    4 ratingApril 16, 2016

    2401 South Smith Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22202

    The meal was really good but the service was awful. Lots of gluten free options and menu clearly marked. Manager will bring the meal to insure gluten free. I didn't eat the rolls but there are gf rolls.

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    5 ratingApril 16, 2016

    301 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

    the gluten free food is great you don't know any difference. the staff is friendly very knowledgeable and careful with food sensitivities to gluten.

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    5 ratingApril 14, 2016

    301 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

    Omg. Such great fried clams! The best for this gf hungry soul!

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    5 ratingApril 13, 2016

    26 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116

    We just stumbled on this restaurant while visiting Boston. But it is almost woth the price of a plane ticket from Texas to eat here sgain. Glten free rolls, onion rings. seafood. So good!

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    5 ratingApril 13, 2016

    2401 South Smith Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22202

    Such a great place to eat for a celiac! Lots of safe options, knowledgeable staff, and quality food! They have great rolls, can adjust anything, and are very considerate. Definitely the place to eat!

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    5 ratingApril 11, 2016

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    My son and I both have celiac disease. The servers knowledge and service was great. We enjoyed warm rolls, chowder and fried shrimp appetizer. What a treat to indulge in items that are usually off limits when dinning out! Thank you Legal Sea Foods!!

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    5 ratingApril 10, 2016

    50-60 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702

    One of my favorites! They even have GF fries AND an amazing GF chocolate cake dessert. My daughter is Celiac and I am intolerant, have never had a bad experience and am there at least once a week!

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    5 ratingApril 03, 2016

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Wonderful fried yes I said fried fish! The breading was crisp and the manager brought out my food! Can't wait to go back!

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    5 ratingApril 02, 2016

    2301 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202

    Best gf safe meal in long time. Fried seafood platter was great. Manager explained the oil and breading and brought everything out himself.

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    5 ratingApril 02, 2016

    26 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116

    So many gluten free options! Great food and service.

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    5 ratingMarch 27, 2016

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Great place! All flour used in the fryer is gluten free - so all fried food is safe! I had the fried fish and chips which came with onion straws and French fries. All delicious and no side effects! Also offer a few gluten free desserts.

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    5 ratingMarch 26, 2016

    10 City Square, Charlestown, MA 02129

    Wonderful gluten free options! Servers are educated and extremely friendly. Gluten free pizza was delicious!

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    5 ratingMarch 23, 2016

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    I love how much they really care about this. It's great. The food is tasty. You should go.

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    5 ratingMarch 20, 2016

    690 West Dekalb Pike, King of Prussia, PA 19406

    I love it here. The food is awesome. The staff are amazing. Highly recommend.

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    5 ratingMarch 16, 2016

    220 Market St, Lynnfield, MA 01940

    Great selection and great food.

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    5 ratingMarch 12, 2016

    100 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

    Food was incredible and I made sure to specify that I had celiac disease. The manager (rather than my server) brought my food out just to acknowledge that it was GF, which was very nice. The GF rolls (free of charge) were warm and absolutely delicious! I got the fish and chips and my meal was huge and just wonderful. Will be coming back next time I'm in Boston.

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    5 ratingMarch 08, 2016

    1200 Morris Turnpike, Short Hills, NJ 07078

    My kids and I had the best meal here! They brought out complimentary GF rolls (delicious!) and had many good options for dinner. My son was able to get a kid's burger on a GF bun with French fries, and their chocolate pudding cake was to die for.

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    5 ratingMarch 05, 2016

    220 Market St, Lynnfield, MA 01940

    I can't believe Legal Seafood isn't in the popular restaurant list. They've been celiac friendly for decades!Always excellent food, always professional staff, gluten free menu.

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    5 ratingFebruary 28, 2016

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Best experience I had in Atlana. Good food and knowledgable staff. Manager brought out my food.

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    5 ratingFebruary 25, 2016

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Excellent! ! Very knowledgeable and caring staff. They have dedicated fryers so you can have fried fish here and fries but the onion straws are amazing! All of it was light and crispy. They also serve you gf bread rolls before your meal so you aren't left out watching non celiacs enjoy their bread. The portions are large too and the price is good. I would definitely go back and highly recommend to anyone needing a gf diet.

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2016

    301 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

    Never had an issue with them.

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    5 ratingFebruary 15, 2016

    301 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

    Serve delicious GF rolls from Rosie's bakery. Manager delivered my food.

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    5 ratingFebruary 08, 2016

    20 University Road, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Gf? No problem! They really have it figured out. Gf rolls to start, gf clam chowder (ok- not quite as good as the regular I remember from years past), many gf entrees, including fried items that I'm told are all gf and fried in a dedicated fryer. Didn't try the fried food, but the baked scrod was moist and delicious. Felt very well cared for and did not have any problems later. Isn't that what we all want? To feel safe and enjoy a meal with friends/family. This was even better- it was really delicious, too!!

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    5 ratingFebruary 05, 2016

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    Phenomenal service!!! Staff was amazing. We ate there twice and both times were good. The overlooked one thing a little and immediately fixed it. The GF rolls were wonderful!! And the fried shrimp. The onion fries were good too.

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    5 ratingFebruary 02, 2016

    301 Great River Rd, Somerville, MA 02145

    Separate fryer. Fried fish. Delicious rolls. No complaints. Manager brings out meal.

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    2 ratingJanuary 31, 2016

    20 University Road, Cambridge, MA 02138

    The service was acceptable, despite the waitress forgetting to bring out my fries then blaming it on the other server. But, the gluten free bun for my sandwich smelled funny and had a strange taste. Initially, I thought it was the broccoli I ordered, however, after finishing it, the smell continued. I checked the bread to see if it was molded, but it looked fine. The smell made me nauseated! I'm going to stick to the seafood from now on!

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    5 ratingJanuary 24, 2016

    30 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA 02184

    Lots of great seafood to choose from!

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    5 ratingJanuary 23, 2016

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    I have reviewed them in the past after a major disappointment. Yesterday's visit was phenomenal though. The GF rolls were warm and soft, almost like my husband's non GF rolls. The GF fried calamari was delicious with consistent breading and chewy squid. The fried Fisherman's Platter was delicious and the clams were tender and yummy. The waitress really seemed to understand my needs and the manager brought out my meals. We went back hesitantly after a bad experience there this past spring, but now this restaurant is back on the top of my list!

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    4 ratingJanuary 20, 2016

    75 Middlesex Turnpike, Burlington, MA 01803

    Good food, staff was knowledgeable and helpful.

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    5 ratingJanuary 11, 2016

    20 University Road, Cambridge, MA 02138

    One of the best meals I've ever had! There are so many options and the staff was very knowledgable and friendly.

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    5 ratingJanuary 09, 2016

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Great service!! The chef came out and assured us they took every precaution they could! The fryer does not have gluten items Fried in it so you can have the French fries or the onion strings! I had the grilled shrimp, French fries and polenta no problems! (And some of my husbands onion strings - they made his meal gf too so that I could have some of his!)

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    4 ratingDecember 28, 2015

    704 7th Street. N.W., Washington, DC 20001

    Lots of gluten-free options. There was a little miscommunication between my waiter and the chef, but the manager went out of his way to make it right for me. Gluten-free protocols are clearly in place. I visited in Nov. 2015. Read my full review over on the blog: http://www.eatingoutwithout.com/2015/11/legal-sea-foods-review.html

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    4 ratingDecember 27, 2015

    2099 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886

    Only gave it a four cause it was very expensive for fried seafood platter! Service was great and food delicious! Did not get sick. No room for dessert but they mentioned something about a warm chocolate lava cake! Might go there some night just for that😛

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    5 ratingDecember 06, 2015

    275 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

    The food was excellent! They can make anything gluten free. I was so excited to have fried shrimp again!

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    5 ratingNovember 29, 2015

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    This is a dream for a celiac. 100% dedicated gluten free fryers, manager oversees preparation and delivers gluten free food in different colored plates. Huge selection of gluten free items and the kitchen is committed to keeping everything separate and safe. Best place in Boston for a Celiac go dine. And delicious to boot!!

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    5 ratingNovember 13, 2015

    2401 South Smith Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22202

    awesome menu and ALL the fried food is GF... so fry's, fish and chips, calamari... all!!!

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    5 ratingNovember 11, 2015

    100 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

    I don't usually even like seafood, but I find that anything I have ordered is quite good at Legal Seafood. They have a dedicated gf fryer, and they take you seriously when you say you're celiac. I didn't get poisoned when I ate there, and I tend to react to very small amounts. You can eat here with confidence.

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    5 ratingNovember 07, 2015

    100 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

    Had a really great meal. Staffs were really helpful in recommending suitable meals for gluten and dairy free. ;)

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    5 ratingOctober 31, 2015

    30 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA 02184

    Legals has great gluten free options and were so accommodating. The gluten free rolls were so good!

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    5 ratingOctober 27, 2015

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    This is the first time in 15 years I have had fried fish while eating out & boy was it fantastic. The chef brings out your gluten free plate personally. It was so good I felt like I had gone back in time:) Highly recommend.

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    4 ratingOctober 21, 2015

    Terminal B/C, 8500 Essington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19153

    Happy with my visit. I had a crabmeat sandwich (because it was $10 cheaper than a lobster sandwich). It came on a soft, warm, flaky GF bun. I'm told the fries are safe, but I think they serve some other breaded and fried things. Regular menu is clearly marked with things that are or can be made GF. Much appreciated! Many options. Sandwiches are reasonably priced . (Most are $15-25).

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    5 ratingOctober 17, 2015

    255 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

    Very gluten aware. Food was fantastic!

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    5 ratingOctober 13, 2015

    1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus, NJ 07652

    hostesses immediately called the manager to come answer our questions. told us which sauces were not GF, brought rolls on special plate, server was excellent. huge portions of fish and chips. very happy child!

Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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