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Legal Test Kitchen

) #194 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
+1 617-330-4730
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
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1 - 10 of 654 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I got shrimp cocktail and paella. The shrimp was very good and really enjoyed the horseradish ratio. The paella was ok, this is a hard dish to make perfect but this one had undercooked rice and the sauce they used was very heavy on the...More

Thank Myles L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy place on Northern Ave, offering a typical Seaport selection - with a fusion twist. Busy and popular - it was a good choice for quick lunch. I had the Clam Chowder and Wok Seared XO Lobster & Shrimp, both good but not something...More

Thank MLXV
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Huge letdown. Food was cold, sautéed spinach tasted like dirt, shrimp was over cooked. Salmon entree had a nice flavor and was cooked correctly. Server was very nice. He was attentive and prompt. Would have ranked it <1 star if not for him. I wouldn't...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Service was great, food was great! It was a little loud but we had a corner table which held the sound down a bit

Thank dvitis29
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is very busy, but they take reservations. Good array of seafood dishes and nice portions, not too big. Very fresh.

Thank _dmpinvt
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Their was a group of us who went to the restaurant. Wr all had different experiences from our food choices. So be open minded and go for it.

Thank Michael U
Reviewed 10 July 2017

They always have good food, the place is very noisy. Their regular restaurant is quieter and it's just across the street.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We were just starting our trip and very anxious to have good seafood. The waiter could not seem to get our drinks to us even after ordered.

1  Thank MipoView
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Our family chose this restaurant because it was close to our hotel and we could make reservations. We really enjoyed the fresh seafood tower to start. My gluten free fried pickles were excellent and I was excited to have them since being gluten free I...More

Thank Mcarter4580
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I had been a few times before and remembered better quality dishes. It seems to have gone down market. Battered food, oily with shredded lettuce. Staff were friendly and helpful

Thank repantz
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The
Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area
in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning
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Amy F
10 October 2015|
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Response from jccpbc | Reviewed this property |
As the name implies, this is where Legal test new dishes but also has some of the same ones they have at their regular Legal Seafood.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 50
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Northern Ave, Seaport, Boston, MA 02210-2052
  • Public Transportation: Silver Line Way (Silver Line)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Neighbourhood: Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
  • Phone Number: +1 617-330-4730
Legal Test Kitchen (LTK), a Legal Sea Foods concept, ventures into uncharted waters and pushes the boundaries of innovation in premium food and drink. Multicultural dining options and inspired seasonal cocktails cast a wide net in attracting those who have an appetite for fun. Located in the Seaport District, our restaurant is within easy walking distance to the Institute of Contemporary Art, the World Trade Center, the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, the Bank of America Pavilion and hotels including the Renaissance Boston, Westin Waterfront and Seaport. LTK is both a destination and neighborhood hangout and our extended hours of operation make us a late night lure. In season, you can eat sea fare while smelling the salt air in our patio seating.
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