2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in Boston Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Boston

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 Boston.

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- Seafood Restaurants in other cities
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- Guide to Seafood.
 
Atlantic Fish Company
14/20
Bostonians and tourists alike flock to Atlantic Fish Company for some of the city's best seafood dishes. See More

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B&G Oysters
13/20
B&G Oysters is the subterranean South End raw bar gem of Barbara Lynch. See More

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The Barking Crab
12/20
You can’t beat the skyscraper-lined harbor view and fresh seafood at this touristy spot. See More
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Legal Harborside
13/20
Tri-level Liberty Wharf seafood restaurant with a range of dining milieus. See More

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Mare Oyster Bar
14/20
While the North End is well known for its Italian fare, it’s also home to this destination seafooder. See More

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Neptune Oyster
14/20
This North End raw bar embraces the minimalism of its genre but maintains the warmth of the neighborhood. See More
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The Oceanaire Seafood Room
12/20
Oceanaire offers an extensive selection of seafood and an enormous raw bar in an attractive setting. See More

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Oishii Boston
15/20
Sushi lovers unite at Oishii’s larger, fancier urban outpost. See More

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Rowes Wharf Sea Grille
14/20
Simply prepared seafood right on the waterfront at the Boston Harbor Hotel. See More

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Uni
16/20
Uni offers a fascinating look at sashimi in all its variations, and in attractive presentations. See More
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