2020 Best Seafood Restaurants in Los Angeles Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in LA

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 10 seafood restaurants in Los Angeles.

> Also, check out the Best Seafood Restaurants in other LA neighborhoods:
- Hollywood, Mid-City & West Hollywood
- Santa Monica & Malibu
- 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.
 
Angler
14/20
Joshua Skenes emphasizes fire cooking at his luxe seafood-focused restaurant at the Beverly Center. See More

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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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Connie and Ted's
14/20
A West Hollywood seafood "shack" from Providence co-owners Michael Cimarusti and Donato Poto. See More

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EMC Seafood & Raw Bar
14/20
Eastside seafood and raw bar offers quality Cal-Asian fare at moderate prices in a chic setting. See More
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Fishing With Dynamite
14/20
Chef David LeFevre (M.B. Post) revisits the East Coast fishing nostalgia of his childhood. 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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Mastro's Ocean Club
14/20
Seafood and steaks in a prime Malibu location perched over the beach. See More

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Seafood, Contemporary, Progressive
Providence
17/20
Chef Michael Cimarusti continues to maintain the reputation of this fine-dining destination for seafood in Los Angeles. See More

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Seafood, American, Small Plates
Son of a Gun
13/20
A seafood-focused restaurant from Animal chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. See More
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Water Grill
14/20
A downtown seafood tradition continues with a more fun, democratic approach. See More

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