2019 Best Santa Monica & Malibu Seafood Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Best Fresh Fish in Santa Monica & Malibu

Santa Monica and Malibu are so close to the ocean that it makes sense that the local restaurants boast some of the best seafood in Southern California. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the top seafood restaurants in Santa Monica & Malibu.

> Also, check out the Best Seafood Restaurants in other LA neighborhoods:
- Top 10 across LA County
- Hollywood, Mid-City & West Hollywood
- South Bay & Long Beach.
> Want more? Be sure to seek out the best seafood towers in Los Angeles.
> Find Seafood Restaurants in other cities.

> You can also browse our guide to the top 10 seafood wines featuring the best bottles to pair with your fresh catch.
> Check GAYOT's Guide to Seafood.
 
Blue Plate Oysterette
14/20
Breezy views and a variety of seafood dishes, oysters and a great grilled chicken. See More
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Catch
13/20
Sweeping views of the Pacific accompany seasonally-driven cuisine. See More

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The Lobster
14/20
A dramatic oceanside setting for seafood, cocktails and stunning sunsets. See More
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Maradentro
13/20
This Brentwood restaurant pays homage to classic Mexican seafood dishes (mariscos) with a modern twist. See More
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Mastro's Ocean Club
14/20
Seafood and steaks in a prime Malibu location perched over the beach. See More

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Moonshadows
13/20
Moonshadows is a popular choice for lunch on the patio or drinks and dinner. See More

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The Reel Inn
12/20
Malibu’s casual seafood spot boasts views of the Pacific. See More
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Water Grill
14/20
A Santa Monica branch of downtown L.A.'s iconic seafood restaurant, now with a more democratic approach to the menu. See More

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