2013 Award Winner: BEST Fried Seafood (Runner-Up)

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The Barking Crab

Nominated for: BEST Fried Seafood BEST Patio Bar

The Barking Crab 88 Sleeper St Boston MA (617) 426-2722

Located on the edge of Boston's historic Fort Point Channel, The Barking Crab has become one of the city's best-loved meeting and eating spots. 2006 marks our twelfth year of operation. Opened in May of 1994 as an outdoor summer restaurant, we were known for our first three years as Venus — Seafood in the Rough.

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Cheryl T. on June 5, 2013

Well, the Clam Box in Ipswich couldn't be on the list so I have to go with the place that has good fried food and an even better eating environment and location.

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Amy D. on July 24, 2012

Great view on the water

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Kristin Z. on July 12, 2012

fun venue, live music available.

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Jen F. on June 24, 2012

LOVE AND FRESH

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Alyse L. on June 13, 2012

I miss working down in this area only because of warm summer days coming here for lunch and a few drinks. SO good!

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Andre H. on June 11, 2012

Food's awesome, view awesome, space awesome, live entertainment great....it is on the pricey side though 21 dollar pitchers really?

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Christy K. on June 9, 2011

beware - total tourist trap in the summer months! long lines are worth it

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Michele D. on December 13, 2010

walk the harbor walk after stuffing your face

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Sharon L. on December 7, 2010

everything on the menu is delish

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Kathleen M. on November 29, 2010

Crabs don't bark.

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