Good food, atmosphere, location, service and cost...what’s not to like? Weather was good for the visit too!
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This was one of the restaurants that several locals recommended to us. We did not have a reservation, so we had a 10-15 minute wait. We did this in the hotel bar across from the Barking Crab. The place was packed mostly with “young” people....More
Started on a sour note when we walked up at 11:22 and was told they did not open until 11:30. We were eating outside so they could have seated us at any of the open picnic style tables to wait until 11:30. Instead we paced...More
We haven't been here for a few years but came back when we visited Boston. It was a Saturday night (not crowded as usual probably due to the rain), so I'm not sure what the service is like usually when crowded. But when we went...More
This week me and my friend had lunch at Barking Crab. I wanted to demonstrate to my out-of-town guest the taste of a lobster. It was a failure. Lobster flavor was barely recognizable. While looking impressive the lobster meat was pretty tasteless. I expect much...More
Broiled lobster was ok... crab was delicious! Chowder was phenomenal!!! We had our kids with us, I there was one other table with kids. It is loud and fun! Great place to be relaxed! It is in a snobby neighborhood.
I am going to be traveling to Boston and have been trying to make reservations for a large group of 13. I have attempted to call and email and can't get anyone to even answer me. This is beyond shocking service from what is supposed...More
We visited the Barking Crab in 2010 and it was good then, but it was a pleasure to come back to Boston and be able to enjoy the experience once more. Excellent atmosphere, wonderful food and perfect location. The lobster and snow crab legs are...More
The place has a great location and good atmosphere. May be a bit expensive but for the location might have kinda expected that! The food and drink are above average for a lunch as that is what we had.