Food & Drink

Clam Chowder

2018 Winner: Mooncusser Fish House

Photo Credit: Madeline Reynolds


It’s been a while since Boston had a seafood place as formal and elegant as this compact spot perched high above Park Square. In addition to white-tablecloth service and superb wines, Mooncusser can lay claim to the city’s subtlest and dreamiest clam chowder: pristine littlenecks in the shell, chopped clams, bits of smoked scallop and skate, and crescent moon-shaped oyster crackers in a delicate, not overly dairy-dosed broth. Shore food in black-tie togs turns out to be an awesome idea.

Mooncusser Fish House

304 Stuart St., Boston • (617) 917-5193

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