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Atlantic Fish Company

#26 of 2,390 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Back Bay
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761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603 (Fairfield)
+1 617-267-4000
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Today
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came for dinner and even though we had a 8:15pm reservation, we had to wait another 20mins because the owner gave a table to a family with a 8:30pm reservation first. The clam chowder in the bread bowl was nice but there wasn't sufficient chowder because it was quickly absorbed by the bread. I ordered a grilled salmon but... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's a good restaurant. Location is very central, close to Copley Square. Nice ambiance, service was great. Food was tasty. Dishes were not very original but the fish quality was great. It's a bit expensive but a nice option for good sea food.

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Thank Natalie V
Manhattan Beach, California
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had dinner here with 3 colleagues and we all ended up getting the lobster rolls. Absolutely delicious and we were all very happy with this choice and the lovely sauvignon blanc we paired it with. The place seems like it can get quite busy but it is quite large and a very good selection for an "unfussy" business dinner... More 

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Thank Alex M
Mississauga, Canada
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came late to dine with friends. Service was prompt and friendly. Because the kitchen was about to close I think that my scallops were a little underdone. However the chowder in a sourdough bowl was excellent. This is a bright cheerful restaurant.

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Thank Stephen M
Frisco, Texas
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good lobster salad on greens. The atmosphere is great and the menu is one of the best I've found in Boston. Convenient location to shopping too!

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Thank Lindsey S
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in the suburb of Boston and I work in Bosotn, so it was not our 1st time to dine in Atlantic Fish. In fact, this restaurant was one of my favorite seafood places in Boston. But no more.. We had a lunch today but clam chowder did not taste that good. Lobster roll was very disappointing. it was... More 

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Thank Seoyoung K
Las Vegas, Nevada
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379 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious place for some Boston award winning chowder and fresh oysters. I also had the fish and chips and the cod was very fresh. After thoroughly enjoying our meal we sampled the peppermint ice cream pie with fresh whipped cream...just saying it makes me drool! Truly a five star experience had with reasonable prices. Enjoy and if your not a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We has reservations for 7:15 and we were seated promptly and it only gets better. Glen was our waiter and he was helpful and attentive throughout our meal.The raw oysters, steamers and lobsters were delicious and prepared and served perfectly. This was our last dinner in Boston and was a a wonderful way to end the trip! Highly recommended!!!!

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Thank Marcia G
Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is Boston and seafood, right? How can they not have a clue. Granted, this was a private group, but no one had a good meal. I had: Crab cakes (sic, there was just one) - mostly filler and not fresh tasting. Clam chowder - mostly cream and the few clams were overlooked, tough and chewy. Lobster ravioli- continuing a... More 

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Thank milepig
El Paso, Texas
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110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent our last night in Boston at this place. Food was excellent and presentation was A-1, thanks to our server, Timothy. He was very knowledgeable with the food choices. We have a wonderful meal and a great time.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603
    (Fairfield)
  • Public Transportation: Green Line Copley Plaza Back Bay Commuter Rail
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-4000
Description
Atlantic Fish has been a favorite of both locals and tourists alike, offering classics like award-winning New England Clam Chowder and Maine Lobster to more adventurous items such as our signature Swordfish Chop. The understated and timeless decor of the restaurant immediately draws the attention of those who enter. The dining room reminds one of a classic cruising vessel, complete with detailed woodwork and murals reflecting the spirit of the sea. Tailored to intimate dining with cozy booths throughout.

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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