Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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The Court at King of Prussia
690 W. Dekalb Pike
King of Prussia , PA 19406
Neighborhood: King of Prussia
Handicap access: Wheelchair accessible.
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Cuisine type: Seafood
Meals Served: Lunch Dinner
Style: You can slurp cold raw oysters and savor a lobster roll after a mall splurge at this handsome branch of the Boston chain. But don't get fancy – the menu's strengths are proper New England classics like the creamy "chowdah" and soft-shell steamer clams. Service is pleasant, if not expert, but be prepared for long, beeper-assisted waits.
Specialties: Treasures of the Reef (raw bar platter); clam chowder; steamers; crabcake; fried clams; fried oysters; tortilla-apple salad; fish and chips; steamed lobster; Romano-crusted soft-shell crabs; kung pao shrimp wok; lemon caper grey sole.
Alcohol: A nice international list with emphasis on good crisp seafood-friendly whites like sauvignon blanc and riesling. There are 20 nice choices by the glass, including a muscadet ($7.95) that makes the raw bar sing.
Weekend noise: A bustling but tolerable 81 decibels. (Ideal is 75 decibels or less.)
Hours: Lunch daily, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Dinner Sunday through Thursday, 4-10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, until 11 p.m.
Reservations: Recommended
Prices: $$