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Boston’s best seafood restaurants serve fresh, local fish in a variety of preparations, from freshly shucked oysters and creamy clam chowder to delicate crudo. Some restaurants focus on traditional New England recipes, while others prepare their seafood with Italian or Mediterranean influences. Go for an excellent version of a classic—boiled lobster, baked cod—or something more modern. For a singularly-focused seafood experience, check out the best clam chowder in Boston, the best lobster in Boston, or the best oyster bars in Boston. When the weather permits, Boston's best waterfront dining offers a way to feast on the bounty of the sea with views to match.
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