With Boston's easy ocean access, it has a reputation for its fresh fish—which means that eateries in this city really have to bring it, if they want to be considered one of the best seafood restaurants around. While some spots remain loyal to the New England culinary tradition, dishing out creamy clam chowder and lobster rolls, others tend to channel outside influences when preparing these locally caught ingredients. So whether you're looking for an excellent version of the classics or have a hankering for something more modern, this list has got you covered. 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. And when weather permits, grabbing a seat at one of Boston's best places for waterfront dining will let you add serious coastal ambiance to your already amazing seafood experience.
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