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“Wonderful, after all it is Legal Sea Foods!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Legal Sea Foods

Legal Sea Foods
Ranked #95 of 4,314 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: We think that before long, Philadelphians will be putting down their cheesesteaks and picking up lobster rolls. Located post security, our restaurant is the perfect place to dine or take off with take-out.
Slingerlands, New York
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517 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
“Wonderful, after all it is Legal Sea Foods!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

I have eaten at many Legal locations, and it never fails to provide a good meal and experience. Having this quality available at an airport is wonderful......it is worlds different from all of the fast food you find here.

It is expensive.....they have one menu for lunch and dinner, and you can find a wide variety of choices, and prices. They have their specialties, such as the chowder and the crab cakes, and they make a mean bloody mary.

Today I had a shrimp cocktail which is always good, but pricy ($15.50 for 5 large shrimp) but fresh and served on a bed of ice. Had a Greek chopped salad as well, plentiful, fresh greens, olives, etc. The greek dressing it is served with was also great as it had pieces of olives and other ingredients in it as well.

You have to get past the price, and adjust to the fact that you are getting a bit of an oasis from the airport, great food, at a price you would pay for a meal out.

Panda Express IS cheaper..........

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast Spot”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

I went here in order to get breakfast before an early morning flight.
I had an omelette and it filled a spot perfectly. The staff were friendly for that time of the morning and they kept the coffee flowing.
What I also liked was that I could sit down in comfort at the bar and was not rushed which makes a change in this airport.
I would definitely go again for breakfast at least.

Visited April 2014
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Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Airport lunch”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

With an hour to kill at Philadelphia Airport, over lunch time, I needed to avoid the hideous and disgusting standard offerings. Legal Sea Foods was clean , fast and satisfying.

Visited June 2014
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Brooklin, Maine
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A Haven in the Midst of Havoc”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

We were stuck for hours in the frustration that is Philadelphia Airport (missed our connection only because of the insanity of the ground shuttle between terminals) and found ourselves coddled here at Legal Sea Foods by a drolly delightful waitress, Ellery, who cheered us up, fed us, and got us back on track. The food is, of course, fine--as former Bostonians, we have enjoyed the original Legal for years, and this one was just as accomplished. Thank you Ellery, and thank you Legal!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Ft.Myers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great Service and Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

If you want an economical dining experience there is a food court down the way. However the food
Quality and taste is top notch here. We had a 5 hour layover so we had time to eat and enjoy our food and did not feel rushed. Aside from the noise and the foot traffic outside of the restaurant in the terminal it did not feel like an airport restaurant. The seafood was fresh and all the offerings were not fried. The portions were ample especially on the sandwich plates. The Atlanta airport could use one of these restaurants there and it would be packed just as the Philly airport Legal seafood was. Our server did a remarkable job remembering all the extras we requested. This was a great way to start a vacation. We had a selection of raw bar offerings for the appetizer, their famous clam chowder, a Greek salad, a crab cake sandwich and the grilled sampler platter. We were stuffed but we couldn't resist the caramel nut cake dessert to go.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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