The Barking Crab, located on the waterfront in Fort Point, offers seafood on the ocean in a beach-casual atmosphere. It's literally a clam shack in the city. The children's fish and chips meal ($7) includes fries, a pickle, and a sundae.
In the area: Grab dinner at the Barking Crab after an afternoon at the Boston Children's Museum. The eatery is convenient to South Station if you take the commuter rail or public transportation.
88 Sleeper St., Boston. 617-426-2722. www.barkingcrab.com