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Pier 213 Seafood

35 S. Marietta Pkwy. (GA 120 Loop) Send to Phone
678-290-8170
Pier 213 offers a slight Cajun twist to all manner of seafood, from casual sandwiches and tacos to main plates.

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Lunch & Dinner daily (closes at 5 p.m. Sun.)
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Pier 213 Seafood, Marietta, GA

Pier 213 Seafood Restaurant Review

: Offering a casual, ocean-suggestive d├ęcor, Pier 213 has its own boat for catching fish and shellfish in Mobile, Alabama, so offers them freshly caught. Farm-raised seafood is not allowed. Start with a cup of andouille-flecked gumbo, which incorporates crab and shrimp, or Sapelo Island (coastal Georgia) clams and mussels. These plump, juicy Gulfers show a sweet tenderness and a crisp coating, and, like the fried shrimp and wild-caught catfish, are not at all greasy. But baked Gulf oysters, still quivering with freshness and just barely heated through, are a great rival. We also recommend the fried wild-caught tilapia which shows that sweet-fleshed character that's totally lacking in the farm-raised version. Note that grilled wild-caught salmon comes medium-rare unless you specify otherwise. For sides, try the Dirty Rice and crisp, not too mayonnaise-y coleslaw. No one will be able to resist the oven-warmed sticky toffee pudding for dessert, although the Key lime pie is a worthy alternative. Founding chef/owner Tom Richardson still handles the cooking. The wine list is not what it should be to support the food quality, but there are a couple of decent choices by the glass. A family-friendly restaurant, Pier 213 has a special menu for children.



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