2019 Best Seafood Restaurants in Baltimore Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Baltimore

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 Baltimore.

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Bertha's
12/20
Entertainment in the bar and free bumper stickers reading “Eat Bertha’s Mussels” are added attractions at this atmospheric maritime restaurant. See More
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The Black Olive
15/20
Greek-style fish taverna in Fells Point. See More

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Bo Brooks Restaurant
11/20
An Inner Harbor view and a spicy pile of steamed hard-shell blue crabs await. See More
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Dylan’s Oyster Cellar
12/20
Daily changing raw bar and seasonal small plates and mains at this Hampden restaurant. See More
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Faidley's
QB
Belly up to this old-fashioned lunch counter for one of the best crabcakes you're ever likely to taste. See More
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Gertrude's
12/20
Tables overlooking the Baltimore Museum of Art's sculpture garden are prized in winter and summer alike. See More

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Mama's on the Half Shell
13/20
As the name suggests, this seafood restaurant shares ownership with nearby Nacho Mama’s, and specializes in oyster preparations. See More
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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks
13/20
A selection of fresh seafood that changes daily is the stock-in-trade of this waterfront restaurant, one of a nationwide chain. See More

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The Oceanaire Seafood Room
14/20
Enjoy cocktails in the lounge, oysters at the raw bar, and ultra-fresh fish at this restaurant designed to recall a classic 1930s ocean liner. See More

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O'Leary's Seafood Restaurant
14/20
Clear flavors and a seafood menu that runs from straight-up to inventive makes O'Leary's a serious contender for an Annapolis best-in-show. See More
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