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Best Dallas/Fort Worth 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 Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Abacus Global
16/20
Dining Room at Abacus, Dallas, TX 4511 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205

A sleek, well-mellowed monument to the contemporary global cuisine of Kent Rathbun. More...

Al Biernat's Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Al Biernat 4217 Oak Lawn Ave.
Dallas, TX 75219

The influential and the famous flock to Al's brewing bar scene and the salient steaks and seafood. More...

Aw Shucks Seafood
Quick Bite
3601 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206

Inspired by seaside dives everywhere, Aw Shuck's is famous for its fresh seafood and huge outdoor patio where crowds gather to feast on the cuisine and frosty beer. More...

Cafe Pacific Seafood
14/20
Highland Park
24 Highland Park Village
Dallas, TX 75205
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An elegant, upscale seafood haven where the meats are noteworthy as well. More...

The Capital Grille Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at The Capital Grille, Dallas, TX Crescent Shops & Galleries
500 Crescent Ct., # 135
Dallas, TX 75201
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Generous servings of standard steakhouse faves plus an extensive after-dinner drinks list. More...

Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill Seafood
14/20
4525 Belt Line Rd.
Addison, TX 75001
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Chef Richard Chamberlain baits and hooks you with his seafood specialties. More...

Dallas Fish Market Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Dallas Fish Market, Dallas, TX 1501 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75201
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Some of the freshest seafood from the east and west coasts converge in the heart of downtown. More...

Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck Asian
14/20
Dining Room at Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck, Dallas, TX Reunion Tower
300 Reunion Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75202
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Panoramic views of the city and modern Asian cuisine are on offer at this restaurant atop Dallas landmark Reunion Tower. More...

J&J's Oyster Bar Seafood
13/20
612 N. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76114

Super-casual spot serves some of the best fresh oysters, shrimp and crawfish around, plus cold beer for the breezy patio. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
13/20
The Westin Galleria Dallas
13340 Dallas Pkwy.
Dallas, TX 75240
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Ten-ounce filets of fish, two-pound lobsters, dozens of oysters from around the world: Oceanaire is about quantity and quality. More...

Pappadeaux Cajun
11/20
1304 Copeland Rd.
Arlington, TX 76011

Lively seafood chain provides New Orleans Bourbon Street aura and giant portions of genuine Creole cuisine. More...

Spoon Bar & Kitchen Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Spoon Bar & Kitchen, Dallas, TX 8220 Westchester Dr.
Dallas, TX 75225
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Chef John Tesar's restaurant pushes the envelope with sustainable seafood prepared in unexpected ways. More...

Truluck's Steakhouse
12/20
2401 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201
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Stone crab claws are the star of the show, but there are plenty of other prime choices at this seafood and steak spot. More...


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