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Atlantic Fish Company

#26 of 2,387 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Back Bay
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761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603 (Fairfield)
+1 617-267-4000
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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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

After reading all the great reviews, my partner and I were very excited to try what looked like an amazing seafood experience. Should have known when we walked in the door at 5:30pm and was told no tables were available till 9:30pm but we could sit at the bar if we liked. I'm not sure if it was the fact... More 

2 Thank Victoria S
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Great quality seafood and all dishes were well executed. Not the cheapest restaurant but worth it. Very busy, even mid-week so book ahead. Highly recommended, will return.

1 Thank LollIreland
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Make a reservation it gets very busy. We had oysters for appetizers and the selection was great, the clam chowder was very good too.

1 Thank Once11travel
Brookline, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Extremely noisy, rude server who was not very familiar with the food or beverage menu, food was below average. Lots of better places to go in this area. We felt as if our being there was an inconvenience for our waiter.

1 Thank PrimaCritic
Singapore, Singapore
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157 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Having located this nearby place (we were on Newbury St.) on the app and seeing that it is highly rated, we were eager to dig into the famous clam chowder. Although reservations are recommended as this restaurant can be full on most days, we were lucky to be seated as walk-ins in just 5 minutes. The soups came in small... More 

Thank Kevindo76
Covington, Louisiana
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015

A lovely restaurant with exceptional atmosphere, service and amazing food!! We started with steamed mussels (hubby) and a beet/goat cheese salad, both fabulous! And huge!! Definitely could have shared (I had to leave 1/2 my salad on the plate or I never would have been able to eat my entree). I ordered the grilled salmon with gnocchi and my husband... More 

1 Thank pmrichard00
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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349 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I judge trips and vacations on the basis of how good my fish dinner is (odd, but true). Lots of fish to be had in Boston, but this is clearly among the best I have ever had. Great service, deliicious fish. And the brussel sprouts and the mushrooms are outta site! Do not miss this place

1 Thank Leonard S
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Tourist always ask " Where should go to dinner?" "Do you want seafood" is always my first question. "Obviously, we're in Boston and we need chowdah and fresh fish!" "Great" I reply, "I know just the spot!" Atlantic Fish Company! Simply the best fresh fish in the city if you want a nice chowdah, a great salad and amazing entree.... More 

Thank Dennis O
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

the restaurant is loud, but the Bar staff are fun, and they serve a good drink. Eat at the bar for a fun experience

Thank paradice40
Cranford, NJ
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Great restaurant, spacious, attentive and profesional staff, nice atmosphere. Food was delicious. We had the seafood tower. Great oysters, clams, shrimp, and lobster. I had the seafood risotto. Perfectly seasoned and delicious. It's pricey, so know what you're getting yourself into. This is not a big portion restaurant. It's a well portioned restaurant. I did not leave hungry. I did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 40
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 761 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116-2603
  • 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Back Bay

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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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