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Barking Crab: "Seafood on the Deck" Barking Crab Tip by sarahandgareth

Barking Crab, Boston: 8 reviews and 5 photos


This place is something of a Boston tradition, in a pretty unlikely neighborhood (although it is close to the water!). The emphasis is on the food here: the decor is rough and ready, the tables are plain, and you should be prepared to be friendly with your neighbors. We enjoyed our first visit, and it's one of those places that would be perfect to take friends or family from out of town, keen to try some New England seafood. (Of course everyone else feels this way too, so you should definitely come prepared to wait for a table!)

Favorite Dish: All the usual suspects are here: steamers and fried clams, lobster and crab. The lobster and crab aren't cheap, but the quality is excellent, and you certainly get plenty of food if you order, for example, the huge lobster claws!

Address: 88 Sleeper St., Boston, MA
Price Comparison: about average
Directions: Seaport District, close to Financial District
Phone: 617-426-2722
Price: US$21-30
Rating: 4
Theme: Seafood

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 14, 2007
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