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2018 Best Seafood Restaurants
in San Francisco

Enjoy fresh oysters at Hog Island Oyster Co., one of GAYOT's Best Seafood Restaurants in San Francisco

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish
in San Francisco/Bay Area

The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Some, like raw bar oysters and clams, need nothing more than a sharp knife and skilled hand to unleash the briny seasonings of the sea.

Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top seafood restaurants in San Francisco/Bay Area.

You can also browse our guide to the top 10 seafood wines featuring the best bottles to pair with your fresh catch.

  Also, check out the Best Seafood Restaurants in other SF neighborhoods:
- Marin County




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