Best of Boston

Best Seafood Restaurant, West

2004 Best Seafood Restaurant

Great Bay

Boston
A Maine native, chef Jeremy Sewall has spent more than enough time on the New England coast to develop a healthy respect for fish and […] read more»
2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, North

Woodman’s of Essex

Essex
This is what you might call seafood in the rough: You stand at the counter, shout your order, eat it, and leave. But paper plates […] read more»
2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, West

Skipjack’s

Newton
For the healthy: blackened tuna sashimi. For the daring: wasabi-crusted salmon. And for the hungry: a lobster roll that’s meaty, chunky, and sweet. No matter […] read more»
2003 Best Seafood Restaurant, Upscale

Aura

Boston
First, the bad news: There’s no clear view of the water. Now, the good news: With seafood this fresh, you know you must be close. […] read more»
2002 Best Seafood Restaurant, North

Periwinkles

Essex
Glowing candles and a well-scrubbed interior may keep it more refined than your average fish shack, but Periwinkles’ sea fare is straight-off-the-boat fresh. The crabmeat […] read more»
2002 Best Seafood Restaurant, Upscale

KingFish Hall

Boston
For a town that prides itself on its seafood, it can be tough to find a seafood restaurant that goes beyond the standard boiled lobsters […] read more»
2001 Best Seafood Restaurant, South

Jake’s Seafood

Hull
This is the kind of casual seafood place where you’re as comfortable bringing a date as you would be having the kids in tow. The […] read more»
2001 Best Seafood Restaurant

KingFish Hall

Boston
We know it’s in, yikes, Faneuil Hall Marketplace. And we know it’s owned by, yawn, Todd English. Still, KingFish Hall blows all the other seafood […] read more»
2000 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Barking Crab

Boston
A perennial after-work hangout for Financial District types, the Barking Crab is a funky, inexpensive joint with great seafood. The decor is confined to kitsch: […] read more»
2000 Best Seafood Restaurant, Gourmet

East Coast Grill

Cambridge
The turquoise-and-orange Caribbean fantasyland that is the East Coast Grill plays home to an eclectic, winning formula of Nuevo Latino, barbecue, and fresh seafood dishes. […] read more»
1995 Best Seafood Restaurant, Buffalo Shrimp

Redbones

Somerville
Substitute shellfish for chicken, and wings take flight. As messy and nutritionally hazardous as they are delicious and addictive, these shrimp are perfect with a […] read more»
1993 Best Seafood Restaurant

Jasper’s

Boston
You may not think it’s a seafood restaurant, but about 75 percent of the menu items come from the sea. Furthermore, the quality is unbeatable […] read more»
1988 Best Seafood Restaurant

Legal Sea Foods

Cambridge
Some Legals are created more equal than others. read more»
1987 Best Seafood Restaurant

Dover Sea Grille

Brookline
Great food in one of the very few Boston fish houses that take reservations. read more»