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Best San Diego 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 best seafood restaurants in San Diego.


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Blue Point Coastal Cuisine Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Blue Point Coastal Cuisine, San Diego, CA 565 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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This sleek restaurant offers a bit of everything for seafood lovers: fresh oysters, tuna sashimi, shrimp cocktails and osetra caviar. More...

Coastline California
14/20
Dining Room at Coastline, Del Mar, CA L'Auberge Del Mar
1540 Camino Del Mar
Del Mar, CA 92014

Ocean-view, sophisticated dining on the patio of L'Auberge Del Mar. More...

1500 Ocean California
No Rating
Dining Room at 1500 Ocean, Coronado, CA Hotel del Coronado
1500 Orange Ave.
Coronado, CA 92118

Hotel del Coronado's fine dining restaurant offers California coastal cuisine and pleasant ocean views. More...

Fish 101 Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Fish 101, Encinitas, CA 1468 N. Coast Hwy. 101
Encinitas, CA 92024

Beach casual, rustic fish house in the surfer town of Leucadia. More...

The Fish Market Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at The Fish Market, San Diego, CA 750 N. Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101
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This bustling bayside restaurant is all about fresh fish, seafood and San Diego Bay views. More...

The Fishery Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at The Fishery, San Diego, CA 5040 Cass St.
San Diego, CA 92109
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Fresh seafood prepared by a passionate chef in Pacific Beach. More...

George's California Modern Modern American
16/20
Dining Room at George George's at the Cove
1250 Prospect St.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Executive chef Trey Foshee creates imaginative, ingredient-driven California cuisine in an elevated setting with an ocean view. More...

Hello Betty Fish House Seafood
13/20
SpringHill Suites San Diego Oceanside/Downtown
211 Mission Ave.
Oceanside, CA 92054
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Food from the sea and craft beers take center stage at this high-energy, colorful eatery in Oceanside. More...

Herringbone Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Herringbone, La Jolla, CA 7837 Herschel Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Stylish La Jolla restaurant for seafood and a lively scene. More...

Humphreys Restaurant California
13/20
2241 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
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California coastal cuisine complemented by floor-to-ceiling marina views. More...

Ironside Fish & Oyster Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Ironside Fish & Oyster, San Diego, CA 1654 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Oysters, fresh fish, cocktail culture and a high-energy vibe define this Little Italy favorite. More...

Jake's Del Mar California
13/20
1660 Coast Blvd.
Del Mar, CA 92014
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Seaside dining and unobstructed views in Del Mar. More...

JRDN Restaurant Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at JRDN Restaurant, San Diego, CA Tower23 Hotel
723 Felspar St.
San Diego, CA 92109
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Seafood, steaks and ocean views at Tower23 Hotel. More...

The Land & Water Co. Sushi
14/20
Dining Room at The Land & Water Co., Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad Village
2978 Carlsbad Blvd., #110
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Respected chef Robert Ruiz’s dishes from land and sea created with sustainable products. More...

The Marine Room French
15/20
Dining Room at The Marine Room, La Jolla, CA La Jolla Shores Hotel
2000 Spindrift Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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A landmark oceanfront restaurant in La Jolla with sophisticated, seasonal cuisine and seafood from chef Bernard Guillas. More...

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood
13/20
The Metropolitan Condominiums
Omni San Diego Hotel
675 L St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Fresh seafood from around the globe in downtown San Diego. More...

Oceana Coastal Kitchen California
14/20
Dining Room at Oceana Coastal Kitchen, San Diego, CA Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa
3999 Mission Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92109
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Seafood-centric California cuisine at the Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa with sweeping views of Mission Bay. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at The Oceanaire Seafood Room, San Diego, CA 400 J St.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sustainable fresh seafood and notable wines in the Gaslamp Quarter. More...

Osetra The Fish House Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Osetra The Fish House, San Diego, CA 904 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101
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A Gaslamp fixture, this spacious restaurant mixes sophisticated dining and casual tapas in the E-5 Lounge. More...

Point Loma Seafoods Seafood
Quick Bite
2805 Emerson St.
San Diego, CA 92106
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Seafood as fresh as it gets in San Diego. More...

Tidal Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Tidal, San Diego, CA Paradise Point Resort & Spa
1404 Vacation Rd.
San Diego, CA 92109

Local seafood, seasonal produce and views of Mission Bay are the hallmarks of Tidal. More...


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