Legal Sea Foods

4 recent ratings
$$$ • Restaurant
Reported to have a gluten-free menu
25% of 4 votes say it's celiac friendly
50-60 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01702

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Celiac

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I as assured everything was gluten free but was sick for two days

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Poor

Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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GF options are limited but our server was knowledgeable about celiac. He helped me find a safe meal (grilled fish with veggies), and I did not get sick.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Somewhat

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— No gluten-free information on the menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

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Other Characteristics
  • Good for dairy-free
Updated 5 months ago read full review

Celiac

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This used to be one of my go to places. Sadly, since they were bought out that will not be the case again.They’ve changed their procedures now can’t guarantee that any fried food is gluten-free. He also seemed to not be terribly confident about cross-contamination.. Offered to bake me some scallops but I was just too uneasy. I will miss you legal seafoods.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Average

Updated 5 months ago read full review

This establishment is NOT a dedicated gluten-free facility and may not be safe for those with celiac disease. Please contact the establishment directly to inquire about safety precautions.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Gluten-Free Menu

Categories

  • Dairy-Free Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Seafood

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Celiac

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Legals is no longer good with gluten free :(. SOO VERY SAD! They reduced their menu but even though they say some fried seafood is GF, it isn't because they now offer beer batter which is fried in the same fryer. Roger Berkowitz should not have sold out to this restaurant group. Legals has spent years perfecting batter for deep fried seafood and GF rolls and specializing in allergies. It was clear the GF rolls were not freshly baked, they were reheated and very dry and hard - terrible. Their fryers are now contaminated with beer batter (please let's not go back to the 1990's!) I have been going to Legals for years, they did gluten free when it wasn't "popular". They now don't even offer GF rice. My favorite entree was the jasmine special which is no longer even able to be made. Our waitress who was GF suggested I get a salad, really??? So Extremely Disapointed!!

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Not at all

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Not Much

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Average

Other


Other Characteristics
  • Good for takeout
Updated 6 months ago read full review

Not celiac

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Thank you Legal Seafoods! I have been gluten free for over a year and have never been somewhere so accommodating. I also have issues with many dairy products however butter is fine.

I asked if they could heat up the Lemon Kale salad and top it with hot lobster but keep it gluten and dairy free except the butter from the lobster. They were happy to do it and it was an amazing meal! Made me so happy I could cry! It is not fun having food issues and Legal Seafood made it so easy!

They have many items they can make gluten free and I want to go back and try more of their other items.

The decor at the Framingham location is so nice, very pleasant atmosphere and staff was great!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 2 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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I’m not even much of a seafood lover, but I’ve always been treated well here and never had a problem with cross-contamination.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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I've never had a bad experience at Legal Seafoods and this location was no different. Server asked right away about allergies, even before I mentioned gf. They brought out gf rolls that were delicious. I got fried haddock that was very tasty and fresh. When I verified they still had a gf fryer the server told me all their friend seafood is gluten free. A different employee brought my plate out separately and told me she was the allergy runner and that my meal was gluten free. Service and food were both great.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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Total surprise to me that their fry batter used for all dishes is actually gluten free meaning you can order popcorn shrimp and fish and chips and it'll taste just like everyone else's. Most of the menu is gluten free (no gluten crab cakes though) and if it's not gluten free there's a chance they can modify it to be- I had them make their nutty salmon dish gluten free for me and it was awesome!

Updated 3 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Great gluten free items

My daughter, who has a nut allergy, had her food brought to the table by someone who said he was the "allergy certified server"

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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used to be very good. still good with allergy-friendly dining, but the most recent time we went, with multiple people with different allergies at the table (that's why we chose this place bc they've always handled it well), we waited over an hour for food, and no check in from management. poor waiter got stuck in the middle, fearing that we would leave him no tip. manager emerged only bc we ask for one at the end of the meal, and a small discount was reluctantly offered. not much of a heartfelt apology either.

makes it hard to think about returning to this location with that kind of service.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 4 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This is the only place in the Metrowest area that I know that has gluten free baked stuffed lobster and it is truly delicious!! Gluten free calamari is awesome and the sides available are excellent. This may be pricey to some but it's worth every dime if you want to really enjoy a tasty gluten free meal.

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Celiac

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This is the best place to go if you have celiac disease. They can pretty much make everything gluten free. This is the only place I can get fish and chips safely, and it's delicious. Although a tad expensive (seafood usually is) I feel so confident in their ability to get the allergy right and I SO appreciate their effort in making their facility safe for all of its patrons!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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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!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 5 years ago read full review

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Love the food, Im a gluten free celiac, very good service, ask for waitress Omar, he can't be better he's really on top and explain any questions you have and make you feel comfortable. . food and bread buns are really good.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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Their GF fish fry is excellent. And, they serve GF rolls while you are waiting for your dinner.

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Not celiac

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I am a regular diner at LSF and eat at the Burlington location twice a month. Visited this location once. I told them of my allergy and was brought out the gluten free bread. I think it was contaminated because as soon as I finished my stomach started hurting. I ordered gf fried scallops for my main. When I left I went to the natick mall and had to rush to the bathroom. I was very very sick. They were not careful with my food and I would not return to this location. It ruined my day and night.

Celiac friendly?

No

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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BEST PLACE EVER!!! It's expensive but so worth it! I had French fries, onion rings, and fried fish for the first time since my diagnosis 3 years ago. I literally almost cried eating because I was so happy. Their rolls are incredible. I made the server check 3 times that they were the gluten-free ones and actually had a manager come over and assure me. Never had such good gluten-free bread in my life!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 6 years ago read full review

Celiac

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GLUTENFREE FRIED EVERYTHING!!! Amazing. I'm a very sensitive celiac never got sick. Waiters are great place is beautiful. Soon they said all their fried food will be glutenfree by default 👌👍

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

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Excellent gluten- free options! Freshly baked rolls, delicious fried clams, gluten- free breadcrumbs on my seafood casserole... Yumm!! Very impressed with the food, and very impressed with service! Never had a bad meal ever!

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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the food isn't always amazing, but I at least know that I am always eating safely there. their celiac awareness is very good and I never worry about getting sick.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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this place is very hit or miss. I keep going back since on paper they do everything right. they often over cook fish and under cook veggies. service is also very hit or miss.

Updated 7 years ago read full review

Celiac

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accommodating and attentive ... their GF menu has a great selection.

Celiac friendly?

Yes

Updated 8 years ago read full review

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Celiac

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Phenomenal seafood! Tons of options clearly marked on the menu. They also have gf rolls. I got the Fishermans Platter which was huge. It came with fish, scallops, shrimp and calamari. They were able to do “rhode island” style peppers and garlic on the side for the calamari. A must go to if you’re visiting or live in the area.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Safety Feature Ratings
  • Dedicated gluten-free space in the kitchen
  • Dedicated gluten-free fryer
  • Other dedicated kitchen equipment (oven, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, etc.)
  • Staff is knowledgeable and can answer questions
  • Staff will clean kitchen space or change gloves if asked

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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Went out for date night and had an amazing experience here. Separate fryers and lots of gf choices that are marked clearly. I had some delicious fried calamari and the Cioppino. Felt very safe here and didn’t get sick and I am very sensitive. I would come here a lot if I lived in the area.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Most

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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This place is buried inside the mall and was tough to find. But the food was delicious and Legal Seafoods is always good with the gf items. I was even served warm, gf dinner rolls.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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Fantastic experience. Allergy needs taking seriously and emphasized any time food brought to our table by a manager. We felt accommodated without being viewed as a burden. Staff was knowledgeable and courteous. Able to enjoy our time without feeling that we were a burden. Food was great.

Safety


How confident are you that this establishment takes safety precautions against cross-contamination?

— Very

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Gluten-free items are marked on the main menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

Celiac

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Not dedicated gluten free but definitely nice place to get burgers. Staff are super friendly too!

Quality & Quantity


Is there a gluten-free menu?

— Separate gluten-free menu

How much of the menu is available gluten-free?

— Some

How would you rate the taste and quality of the gluten-free food you tried?

— Excellent

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