The Best Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta

Welcome to Atlanta, where the weather is wonderful, the economy is excellent, the cultural scene is vibrant, and the food is top-notch. The best seafood in Atlanta is an integral part of that thriving culinary scene, mixing treasures from the Gulf and the Atlantic with traditional Southern tastes to create something all its own. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in the ATL heading out to when they need a taste of the best seafood in Atlanta? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. Here, we've combed through data and reviews from thousands of Atlanta's in-the-know diners to discover the city's best seafood restaurants. Atlanta's seafood is a vibrant mixture of friendly neighborhood favorites, steadfast pubs, and upscale fusion-styled restaurants that deliver creatively delicious recipes to locals and visitors. Grab one of these tables for an amazing seafood dinner in the ATL tonight!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:The Brasserie at Bazati, Tiny Lou's - Hotel Clermont, Arnette's Chop Shop
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:French / American, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Inman Park, Virginia Highland, Brookhaven
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Time
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The Brasserie at Bazati

$$$$·French / American·
Inman Park
308 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Hot Spot

The Brasserie at Bazati is a perfect spot for a seafood dinner after visiting the locations in Downtown Atlanta. It's a short walk away from Freedom Park and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and...

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Tiny Lou's - Hotel Clermont

$$$$·French / American·
Virginia Highland
1,171 reviews
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion

The downstairs restaurant at the acclaimed Hotel Clermont offers up some of the best seafood in Atlanta. This intimate hotel restaurant is a fine place for people-watching and a relaxed seafood meal. ...

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Arnette's Chop Shop

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brookhaven
1,249 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance

This Brookhaven steak house is also a haven for some of the best seafood in Atlanta. The atmosphere at Arnette's is a mixture of an old-school steakhouse and modern American restaurant. Pick out a fin...

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American Cut Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Buckhead
586 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings

This upscale steakhouse from acclaimed chef Marc Forgione offers some of the best dining in Atlanta. American Cut is an excellent dinner option after shopping at the hot spot Shops at Buckhead. Head i...

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O-Ku - Atlanta

$$$$·Asian·
Midtown
1,083 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies

This local Asian favorite in the Westside Ironworks has one of the best rooftop scenes in Atlanta. It also boasts some of the city's best seafood. Grab a table to enjoy the skyline and try O-Ku's leng...

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Murphy's

$$$$·American·
Virginia Highland
3,812 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating

Murphy's is a classic and welcoming Atlanta institution that is a must-go spot for any visitor. In the middle of the Virginia Highlands neighborhood, Murphy's is a combination restaurant, bakery, and ...

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Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft

$$$$·Thai·
Midtown
2,147 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

This lively spot with Thai street food dishes has some of the best seafood in Atlanta. This hip restaurant in Brookwood Place off of Peachtree Street offers creative twists on traditional Thai food. H...

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Mediterranea Restaurant

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Grant Park
214 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Gluten-Free Options

The tastes of the Mediterranean come to Atlanta in this colorful restaurant next to the Atlanta Zoo and Grant Park. Along with some of the best seafood in Atlanta, this is a great spot for gluten-free...

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Gypsy Kitchen

$$$$·Spanish·
Buckhead
1,447 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

Gypsy Kitchen is an intriguing spot for Spanish-style tapas near the shops at Buckhead. After filling up the shopping bags, stop in for some of the Gypsy Kitchen's trademark small plates. If diners he...

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Outdoor Eating in Atlanta

New Realm Brewing

$$$$·American·
Old Fourth Ward
254 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date

Beer and seafood is a legendary pairing. Few places in Atlanta do it better than New Realm Brewing. This is one of the best spots in the city to kick back and enjoy a brew and an excellent meal. Head ...

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The Capital Grille - Buckhead, Atlanta

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Buckhead
3,417 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Good for Birthdays

The Capital Grille is one of America's classic, acclaimed upscale dining chains. This steakhouse features impeccable service and a long menu of meat and seafood favorites. Head over to the Atlanta loc...

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Steakhouse in Atlanta

5Church - Midtown

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
2,157 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Group Bookings

This buzzing Colony Square restaurant is a hip place with some of the best seafood in Atlanta. Main courses of seafood include grilled salmon with potato gnocchi and crab-stuffed lobster tails with au...

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Atlanta Fish Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Buckhead
11,934 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

The Atlantic Fish Market is one of the most acclaimed restaurants in Buckhead. This always-exciting seafood space offers an ever-changing menu of fresh seafood favorites. Fresh wild-caught fish select...

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Apron

$$$$·Regional American (Southern)·
Airport / College Park
203 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual

A lively bar scene, great views, and some of the best seafood in Atlanta are trademarks of this College Park favorite. Head into the sleek and modern dining room for a relaxing Southern-accented seafo...

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Nikolai's Roof

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Downtown
1,571 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance

This Hilton Hotel hot spot features some of Atlanta's best views. From the 30th floor of the Hilton, diners can enjoy some of the best seafood in Atlanta and the sights of the city from on high. Nikol...

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Polaris

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,029 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion

Polaris is one of Atlanta's trademark dining destinations. This rotating restaurant allows for full views of Atlanta from Peachtree Street inside its upscale interior. The rotating menu features some ...

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The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
7,867 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romance
  • Special Occasion

The Westin Peachtree Plaza is the location for this acclaimed Atlanta restaurant. Grab a table at this rotating hot spot and get a circular view of the city and some of the best seafood in Atlanta. Th...

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Suite Food Lounge

$$$$·American·
Downtown
571 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

The Suite Food Lounge is the place to go for a fun night out and some excellent Southern seafood. This Luckie Street favorite offers a rooftop area, dining room, two bars, and a dance floor. Try the S...

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