2019 Best Seafood Restaurants in Detroit Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Detroit

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 Detroit.

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Common Grill
13/20
Enjoy contemporary cuisine around the corner from Purple Rose Theatre in charming, historic Chelsea. See More
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Gandy Dancer
12/20
Fine dining in a restored, historic Michigan Central Railroad Depot. See More

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Lily's Seafood
13/20
Seafood-lovers flock to this spot for fresh catches and brews. See More
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Real Seafood Co.
12/20
Start at the raw bar then opt for a fresh catch-of-the-day prepared grilled, broiled, blackened or Shanghai-style. See More

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River Crab
13/20
Nestled on the St. Clair River, this delightful restaurant features good seafood as well as can’t-miss chowder. See More

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The Sardine Room
14/20
A long, narrow dining room, high ceilings and sleek geometric lines yield an ambience as sophisticated as the fish-driven menu. See More
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Sindbad's
12/20
Enjoy river views and everything from perch to burgers at this family-run spot with more than 60 years of experience. See More
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Steve & Rocky's
14/20
Contemporary fare such as spice-rubbed pork loin is served in an unpretentious atmosphere. See More

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Streetside Seafood
13/20
Squeeze past the tiny bar and into the small dining room for some of the best fish in the area. See More
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Tom's Oyster Bar
13/20
Located in a small storefront, Tom’s hooks its clientele with good fish and seafood dishes --- especially oysters. See More

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