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Captain Marden's Seafoods

Certificate of Excellence
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279 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5910
+1 781-235-3737
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:00 - 17:30
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Cody, Wyoming
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

On our annual visit to this area I make it a point to come here with a friend who is a local and a regular customer here. When you are seated they serve each one a large square of the best cornbread I have ever eaten. This time I had the salmon pattie which was great. I get something different... More 

Thank Just_Plain_Ornery
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Local "staple" in Wellesley. Service is decent - nothing to write home about. Food quality is also decent. It's one of those places that you can't go wrong with but there is nothing exciting about it either.

Thank VK74
Natick, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

50 years is a long time to love Capt.Mardens reputation for very fine fish...Many Restaurant serve proudly Captain Mardens Fish. So you might expect the same Kettle of Fish in the Take away Restaurant. If you go there often, you might wonder, where did it all go...You might even ask and you will be assured..it is still here...the good thing... More 

Thank tamingofthestew
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287 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Friendly service, bright decor, positive vibe, but only mediocre good options. Prices were reasonable enough, but the delay on a Sunday morning was not quite worth the wait.

1 Thank steventobolsky
Natick, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Get over that always all the fish in the Takeaway will be the same as in the retail..Old style fried food with the coating of flavored crumb mixture, being the old style...cafeteria style.You can request a certain fish from the retail and they will cook it for you.Like Fresh Trout.Or Cod Loin. I do like going there and do often...Sometimes... More 

Thank tamingofthestew
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The restaurant is very clean. The food is freshly prepared. There is free parking easy to find. Food portions are generous. The waitstaff is efficient and professional.

Thank Dorothy M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast but best known for their superior fish. Take out or eat in no bar service but you can bring your own wine

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Decent service but pretty mediocre food. Lox on a bagel was skimpy compared to other places in the area, chowder is thick like paste but tasted OK, so-so lobster salad, sides/toppings seem pre-made and not fresh. Belgian waffle, clam roll and crab cake got thumbs up.

Thank Tripping_in_Boston
Natick, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I frequently dine or take out their seafood. Fresh and delicious and economical. I recommend highly!

Thank cynthiakellyc
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I are regular customers. We go mostly for breakfast but we have gone with friends and family for lunch and dinner. The staff is friendly, the food is abundant and reasonably priced.

Thank Carol P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279 Linden St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5910
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-235-3737

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?