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Neighborhood Eats: Legal Sea Foods
Comments () | Published March 27, 2008
Legal Sea Foods - Penn Quarter
Address: 704 Seventh Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-347-0007
Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown, Downtown
Cuisines: Seafood, Modern, American
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 11 to 11, Friday and Saturday 11 to midnight, Sunday 11 to 10.
Nearby Metro Stops: Metro Center, Gallery Place-Chinatown
Price Range: Expensive
Dress: Upscale Casual
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes New England clam chowder; steamers; lobster roll; fried clams; steamed lobsters; lobster bake dinner.

These schooner-chic dining rooms—spawned 50 years ago from a Cambridge, Massachusetts, fish market—are still satisfying the cravings of homesick New Englanders with shore classics and a well-priced wine list. A newer addition: full menus for diners with gluten allergies.

What to get: Extra-thick New England clam chowder; steamers; lobster salad with plenty of black pepper on a buttered bun; fried clams; steamed lobsters plain or as part of the lobster-bake dinner.

-March, 2008 

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