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Best Atlanta Seafood Restaurants



Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the 2014 top seafood restaurants in Atlanta.

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Atlanta Fish Market Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Atlanta Fish Market, Atlanta, GA 265 Pharr Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
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Buckhead seafood emporium with offerings ranging from Savannah blue crab bisque to sea bass, and complementary wines, too. More...

Atlantic Seafood Company Seafood
No Rating
2345 Mansell Rd.
Alpharetta, GA 30022
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Atlantic Seafood Company appeals with its sushi bar, lively ambience and good lunch possibilities. More...

Bonefish Grill Seafood
12/20
11705 Jones Bridge Rd.
Alpharetta, GA 30005
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Despite being part of a chain, Bonefish Grill manages to feel like a neighborhood establishment. More...

C & S Seafood & Oyster Bar Seafood
14/20
Riverview Village
3240 Cobb Pkwy.
Atlanta, GA 30339
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One of Atlanta's foremost seafood restaurants. More...

Chops Lobster Bar Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Chops Lobster Bar, Atlanta, GA Buckhead Plaza
70 W. Paces Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

Steak and seafood draw an upscale crowd to this Buckhead restaurant. More...

Goin' Coastal Seafood
12/20
125 W. Main St.
Canton, GA 30114
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Sustainable seafood prepared in a Southern style takes center stage at Goin' Coastal. More...

Goin' Coastal Seafood
12/20
1021 Virginia Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
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Goin' Coastal’s second location in Virginia Highland highlights Southern seafood dishes. More...

Goldfish Seafood
12/20
Perimeter Mall
4400 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Ste. 3010
Atlanta, GA 30346
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Noisy inside at busy hours, Goldfish specializes in seafood, including sushi. More...

Halyards Restaurant Seafood
14/20
Shops at Sea Island
55 Cinema Ln.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
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Chef Dave Snyder brings the joy of seafood to his fine dining restaurant. More...

Kyma Greek
15/20
Dining Room at Kyma, Atlanta, GA 3085 Piedmont Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
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An authentic ambience, Greek wines, and the simple rusticity of Greek cooking, with a little olive oil and lemon. More...

Legal Sea Foods Seafood
13/20
Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Downtown
275 Baker St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30313
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Here come the Bostonians, with lobster, scrod, clam bellies and a host of New England specialties. More...

Lure Seafood
No Rating
Dining Room at Lure, Atlanta, GA 1106 Crescent Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Fresh fish dishes define the menu at Lure. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
14/20
1100 Peachtree Building
1100 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Simple preparations highlight the freshness of the seafood at The Oceanaire Seafood Room. More...

The Optimist Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Optimist, Atlanta, GA 914 Howell Mill Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
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The Optimist draws seafood fans from all over the Atlanta area. More...

Pier 213 Seafood Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Pier 213 Seafood, Marietta, GA 35 S. Marietta Pkwy.
Marietta, GA 30064

Pier 213 offers a slight Cajun twist to all manner of seafood, from casual sandwiches and tacos to main plates. More...

Ray's in the City Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Ray AmericasMart, Bldg. 2
240 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Ray's in the City follows the ebb and flow of busy Peachtree Street, and offers sushi and fresh oysters with its seafood. More...

Ray's on the River Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Ray 6700 Powers Ferry Rd. NW
Atlanta, GA 30339
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Offering one of the city’s most notable restaurant views, Ray's on the River rides the banks of the Chattahoochee River. More...

The Red Snapper Seafood Restaurant Seafood
13/20
2100 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
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The specialty is fresh Gulf red snapper, prepared every way from blackened to Thai-style. More...

St. Cecilia Italian
14/20
Dining Room at St. Cecilia, Atlanta, GA Pinnacle Building
3455 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

Atlanta restaurateur Ford Fry's St. Cecilia specializes in coastal Mediterranean fare. More...



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