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Legal Sea Foods

1200 Morris Turnpike, The Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills, NJ 07078
+1 973-467-0089
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (70 reviews)
“clam chowder” (14 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
1200 Morris Turnpike, The Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills, NJ 07078
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had lunch here with my husband. We were seated immediately and within a few minutes someone came over with menus and took our drink order. Within minutes our drinks were served and our order was taken. I always get nervous when a server...More

Thank trudy s
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Great stuffed lobster. They also provided great wines and a fab server. Susie was and is a great server. Thx

Thank Isaac K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Food is fresh, nice variety; seating at lunchtime very difficult and the noise can be overwhelming if you are looking for a quiet oasis. Legal Sea Foods is ok, not exceptional. Moderate prices,but portions are small.

Thank pumpkinj2017
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The food is exceptionally great. I come from Iloilo City in the Philippines which means we're used to our version of seafood. This is a different king of seafood which I am not used. Exceptionally fabulous food!

Thank DocTotoy
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Food was very good staff was spot on whatever we needed they were right their to service our table, the price of the food was well worth it

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I had made a reservation a month in advance for a quiet table for a business lunch last Friday. The restaurant was virtually empty for a noon reservation but nevertheless the hostess placed me right next to her stand by the entrance. When I objected,...More

1  Thank Diane L
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The fried choices are the way to go quantity wise but when you get into some of the other choices like the shrimp and crab you may want to get an appetizer to fill up on. The place was packed but you can still converse...More

Thank hang10surfer
Reviewed 24 September 2017

It may be legal Sea Foods but our dining experience was full of misdemeanors. 1. When we arrived on time for our reservation we were told our table had to be reset and then we would be seated. As the minutes passed and my 85...More

1  Thank Steven P
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Having been to Legal Sea Food a while back, we were expecting good quality food and good service. We were not disappointed. Legal Sea Food seems to maintain a high level of freshness and taste in their dishes. We each had a bowl of their...More

Thank barry g
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Having been to several of the Legal Seafood locations including the flagship one in Boston several times this did not disappoint! Hands down the BEST New England clam chowder we have ever had. My wife ordered the spicy fish and chips and loved it. Freshness...More

Thank Lou v
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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 - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Morris Turnpike, The Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills, NJ 07078
    (JFK Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Short Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 973-467-0089
Description
The signature dish at Legal Sea Foods – really fresh fish. Our restaurant is located inside The Mall at Short Hills on the lower level. You may choose to beach yourself in our dining room or at our bar. Either way, we’ll think you walk on water - be sure to see our aquarium of koi fish built into the floor. Legal Sea Foods has long proven that a consistent, high quality dining experience never goes out of style. With over 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish available throughout the year as well as an award-winning wine list, there’s no doubt why legions of fans have fallen hook, line and sinker. We’ve received a boatload of accolades including the honor of serving our legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.
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