Best of Boston

Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

2008 Best Seafood Restaurant

B&G Oysters

Boston
Maybe it’s the two dozen varieties of oysters talking, but we’ve fallen hard for B&G. Barbara Lynch’s imaginative takes on the standards—a lobster roll lined […] read more»
2008 Best Seafood Restaurant, North

Catch

Winchester
There’s not a whole lot to Catch, a handful of tables in an unremarkable corner of Winchester. Not that we care: Chef Chris Parsons’s palpable […] read more»
2008 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

Pescatore

Somerville
For a town that prides itself on being a seafood lover’s Valhalla, Boston has surprisingly few exemplary restaurants in the category. And after subtracting the […] read more»
2007 Best Seafood Restaurant

B&G Oysters

Boston
If hyperfresh seafood is the sole requirement, Legal and McCormick can deliver the same still-quivering quality for a few clams less. It takes a hypertalented […] read more»
2007 Best Seafood Restaurant, South

Jake’s Seafoods Restaurant & Market

Hull
Where local seafood is concerned, we’re of the keep-it-real ilk. And Jake’s does just that, with heaps of just-netted steamers, light-as-a-feather fried filets, and lobsters […] read more»
2007 Best Seafood Restaurant, Affordable

The Summer Shack

Boston
Whether you order up one of the beautifully done basics—steamed lobster, Boston scrod—or a special like grilled wild striped bass, you’ll have ample cash left […] read more»
2006 Best Seafood Restaurant, Cape Cod

902 Main

South Yarmouth
With fish, there’s nothing better than fresh-from-the-ocean, as chef Gilbert Pepin well knows. In season, locally caught seafood arrives daily at his South Yarmouth restaurant […] read more»
2006 Best Seafood Restaurant, North

Catch

Winchester
In our fish-fanatic city, it seems unlikely that many diners would chose to trek to a landlocked town for seafood. That a lot of people […] read more»
2006 Best Seafood Restaurant

Mare

Boston
Less is more at Mare. Whether it’s the unusually stark décor (more SoHo than North End) or the delicate hand chefs use on the restaurant’s […] read more»
2005 Best Seafood Restaurant, Cape Cod

The Red Inn

Provincetown
With its wide windows and incredible vistas, this circa-1915 inn offers a clam’s-eye view of Provincetown Harbor and the lighthouse at Long Point. Hardwood floors […] read more»
2005 Best Seafood Restaurant, North

Catch

Winchester
It’s not at the end of a pier, and there’s no water view in sight. But all matters of geography aside, the landlocked Catch in […] read more»
2005 Best Seafood Restaurant, South

Jake’s Seafoods Restaurant & Market

Hull
Minimalism is to fresh New England seafood what media attention is to Tom Cruise—which is to say, essential to its very being. Jake’s serves up […] read more»
2005 Best Seafood Restaurant

Uni Sashimi Bar

Boston
You won’t find a single fried clam on the menu at Uni, Ken Oringer’s tiny sashimi bar. Instead, head chef Youji Iwakura serves delicacies like […] read more»
2004 Best Seafood Restaurant, South

Jake’s Seafoods

Hull
When you’ve had it with ersatz seafood joints that underfeed and overcharge you, set your sights on a place that doesn’t pretend to be anything […] read more»