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Best New York Seafood Restaurants


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East Village
Flatiron District
Greenwich Village
Meatpacking District
Midtown East
Midtown West
NoLIta
SoHo
Theater District
Upper East Side

Upper West Side
West Village
Brooklyn

EAST VILLAGE

Luke's Lobster Seafood
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Luke 93 E. 7th St.
New York, NY 10009
Menu
Lobster rolls come to the East Village. More...

The Mermaid Inn Seafood
13/20
96 Second Ave.
New York, NY 10003
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This splashy East Village eatery serves international seafood. More...

FLATIRON DISTRICT

Aldea Portuguese
14/20
Dining Room at Aldea, New York, NY 31 W. 17th St.
New York, NY 10011
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It takes a village: Aldea brings avant-garde Portuguese cuisine to Manhattan. More...

John Dory Oyster Bar Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at John Dory Oyster Bar, New York, NY Ace Hotel New York
1196 Broadway
New York, NY 10001
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This second incarnation of the John Dory features raw bar items, seafood-focused small plates and cocktails. More...

GREENWICH VILLAGE

Pearl Oyster Bar Seafood
13/20
18 Cornelia St.
New York, NY 10014
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Cape Cod meets Greenwich Village in this charming seafood joint. More...

ZZ's Clam Bar Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at ZZ 169 Thompson St.
New York, NY 10012
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Raw fish and creative cocktails from chefs Rich Torrisi and Mario Carbone in a mini Greenwich Village space. More...

MEATPACKING DISTRICT

Catch Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Catch, New York, NY 21 Ninth Ave.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Dining, drinking and clubbing come together at this Meatpacking District seafood spot. More...



MIDTOWN EAST

Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant Seafood
13/20
Grand Central Terminal, Lower level
42nd St.
New York, NY 10017
Menu
The best reason to miss your train is stopping for oysters at this Grand Central eatery. More...

MIDTOWN WEST

Estiatorio Milos Greek
15/20
Dining Room at Estiatorio Milos, New York, NY 125 W. 55th St.
New York, NY 10019
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Seafood so fresh, the menu depends on the chef's “catch” at the fish market. More...

Le Bernardin French
18/20
Dining Room at Le Bernardin, New York, NY The AXA Equitable Building
155 W. 51st St.
New York, NY 10019
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Le Bernardin’s attention to detail, stability and quest for perfection still elicit a culinary crusade. More...

Marea Italian
15/20
Dining Room at Marea, New York, NY 240 Central Park South
New York, NY 10019
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Expensive, but often transcendent Italian-accented seafood on Central Park South. More...

Oceana Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Oceana, New York, NY 120 W. 49th St.
New York, NY 10020
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This Midtown eatery offers notable fruits of the sea in a spacious setting. More...

The Wayfarer American
13/20
Dining Room at The Wayfarer, New York, NY The Quin
101 W. 57th St.
New York, NY 10019
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The Wayfarer travels land and sea to bring homey cuisine to Midtown diners. More...

NOLITA

Ed's Lobster Bar Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Ed 222 Lafayette St.
New York, NY 10012
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A NoLIta seafood shack (via Cape Code). More...

SOHO

Aquagrill Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Aquagrill, New York, NY 210 Spring St.
New York, NY 10012
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Sample seared sea scallops at this SoHo seafood restaurant that also serves specialties like grilled salmon and crab polenta. More...

Lure Fishbar Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Lure Fishbar, New York, NY 142 Mercer St.
New York, NY 10012
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Poseidon has been lured to Mercer Street and now resides at trendy Fishbar. More...



THEATER DISTRICT

Esca Italian
16/20
Dining Room at Esca, New York, NY 402 W. 43rd St.
New York, NY 10036
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A Southern Italian seafood eatery from Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and chef David Pasternack. More...



UPPER EAST SIDE

Atlantic Grill Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Atlantic Grill, New York, NY 1341 Third Ave.
New York, NY 10021
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A splashy dining option on the Upper East Side synonymous with good seafood. More...



UPPER WEST SIDE

Crave Fishbar Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Crave Fishbar, New York, NY 428 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10024

Creative seafood and a popular oyster happy hour on the Upper West Side. More...

FishTag Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at FishTag, New York, NY 222 W. 79th St.
New York, NY 10024
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A seafood-heavy gastropub from chef Michael Psilakis. More...



WEST VILLAGE

The Clam Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at The Clam, New York, NY 420 Hudson St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Clam and seafood themed-restaurant from the folks who brought you Market Table. More...

Mary's Fish Camp Seafood
12/20
64 Charles St.
New York, NY 10014
Menu
Another lobster roll on the block, this one found in the West Village. More...



BROOKLYN

Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co. Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co., Brooklyn, NY 114 Nassau Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11222

A shop and bright restaurant all about fresh, local seafood. More...

Maison Premiere French
14/20
Dining Room at Maison Premiere, Brooklyn, NY 298 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11249
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Oysters and absinthe rule at this popular Williamsburg bar and restaurant. More...

Wallabout Seafood & Co. Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Wallabout Seafood & Co., Brooklyn, NY 271 Adelphi St.
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Temple to Mediterranean seafood in a Fort Greene brownstone. More...



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