2022 Best Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Atlanta

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 Atlanta.

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Atlanta Fish Market
13/20
A 60-foot fish sculpture, sheathed in weathering copper scales and fins, welcomes diners to this Buckhead seafood emporium. See More

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C & S Seafood & Oyster Bar
14/20
Seafood reigns supreme at C & S, but there are steaks on the menu, too. See More

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Drift Fish House & Oyster Bar
13/20
Pristine fresh seafood is prepared inventively in Marietta. See More

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Goin' Coastal
13/20
Sustainable seafood prepared in a Southern style takes center stage at Goin' Coastal. See More

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Halyards Restaurant
14/20
The joy of seafood defines chef Dave Snyder's fine dining restaurant. See More

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6/

Kyma

Greek, Seafood, Small Plates
Kyma
15/20
The simplicity of Greek cooking --- founded on olive oil, garlic, lemon and seafood --- stars at this restaurant. See More

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7/

Lure

Seafood, Contemporary, Small Plates
Lure
13/20
Fresh fish and seafood take center stage, although other proteins and vegetables enhance the fare. See More

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The Oceanaire Seafood Room
13/20
Simple preparations highlight the freshness of the seafood at Oceanaire. See More

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The Optimist
14/20
Comprising a restaurant and an adjacent raw bar, The Optimist is all about seafood. See More

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Ray's in the City
12/20
Following the ebb and flow of busy Peachtree Street, Ray's in the City offers sushi and fresh oysters with its seafood and steaks. See More

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