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Best Washington DC 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 Washington DC.


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BlackSalt Restaurant Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at BlackSalt Restaurant, Washington, DC 4883 MacArthur Blvd. NW
Washington, DC 20007
Menu
One of DC’s premiere seafood restaurants, and a seafood market as well. More...

Farmers Fishers Bakers American
13/20
Dining Room at Farmers Fishers Bakers, Washington, DC Washington Harbour
3000 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
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Sushi, an in-house bakery and more in an all-American setting. More...

Fiola Mare Seafood
15/20
Dining Room at Fiola Mare, Washington, DC 3050 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20007

Waterfront restaurant with seafood fare in Georgetown. More...

Hank's Oyster Bar Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Hank 1624 Q St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Dupont Circle celebrates this trendy seafood bar. More...

Johnny's Half Shell Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at Johnny 1819 Columbia Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20009

Chef Ann Cashion creates seafood fare in Adams Morgan. More...

Kellari Taverna Greek
14/20
1700 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20006

Elegant Greek fare makes this a special-occasion destination. More...

Luke's Lobster Seafood
Quick Bite
Dining Room at Luke 624 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
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Snap up the lobster rolls plus chips. More...

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at McCormick & Schmick 1652 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20006
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An up-market seafood restaurant that guarantees the freshest catch each day. More...

Occidental Grill & Seafood American
13/20
Dining Room at Occidental Grill & Seafood, Washington, DC 1475 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

A DC dining institution basking in its former glory with today's upscale menu --- and those famous photos from a bygone era. More...

The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
14/20
Dining Room at The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Washington, DC 1201 F St. NW
Washington, DC 20004
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A-plus to this primo seafood restaurant for its elegant, stateroom décor and the kitchen’s attention to using only sustainable seafood. More...

Pesce Seafood
12/20
2002 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20036
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Dupont Circle’s funky, edgy seafood eatery. More...

Red Hook Lobster Pound DC Seafood
Quick Bite
DC Food Trucks
Locations vary
Washington, DC 20001

Rolling truck dispensing chunky lobster rolls and spicy shrimp. More...

Tadich Grill Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Tadich Grill, Washington, DC 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004

East Coast location of the San Francisco seafood-based restaurant. More...

Tony & Joe's Seafood Seafood
12/20
Dining Room at Tony & Joe Washington Harbour Complex
3000 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20007
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It's seafood all the way at this popular waterfront location. More...


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