The 3 best spots to score seafood in Boston

Island Creek Oyster Bar | Photo: Jared M./Yelp

Craving seafood?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top seafood spots in Boston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

Looking to pop into the latest trending spots? It's a good time now, since consumer spending at restaurants tends to grow in March in the Boston area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a small business CRM software provider. Daily spending at Boston-area restaurants last year rose by 11% in March over the month before.

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1. Island Creek Oyster Bar

First on the list is Island Creek Oyster Bar. Located at 500 Commonwealth Ave. in Kenmore, the bar, which offers seafood and more, is the most popular seafood spot in Boston, boasting 4.5 stars out of 2,743 reviews on Yelp.

2. Giacomo's Ristorante

Next up is North End's Giacomo's Ristorante, situated at 355 Hanover St. (between Tileston and Clark streets). With four stars out of 3,421 reviews on Yelp, the wine bar and Italian spot, serving seafood and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Mare

North End's Mare, located at 223 Hanover St. (between Cross and Mechanic streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the Italian spot, which offers seafood and more, four stars out of 265 reviews.

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