2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in San Diego Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in San Diego

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 San Diego.

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California, Seafood, Breakfast
Coastline
14/20
Ocean-view, sophisticated dining on the patio of L'Auberge Del Mar. See More
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Fish 101
13/20
Beach casual, rustic fish house in the surfer town of Leucadia. See More
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The Fish Market
12/20
This bustling bayside restaurant is all about fresh fish, seafood and San Diego Bay views. See More

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The Fishery
13/20
Fresh seafood prepared by a passionate chef in Pacific Beach. See More

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George's California Modern
16/20
Executive chef Trey Foshee creates imaginative, ingredient-driven California cuisine in an elevated setting with an ocean view. See More

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Hello Betty Fish House
13/20
Food from the sea and craft beers take center stage at this high-energy, colorful eatery in Oceanside. See More

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Seafood, California, Contemporary
Herringbone
14/20
Stylish La Jolla restaurant for seafood and a lively scene. See More

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Humphreys SoCal Dining & Music
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California coastal cuisine complemented by floor-to-ceiling marina views. See More

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Ironside Fish & Oyster
14/20
Oysters, fresh fish, cocktail culture and a high-energy vibe define this Little Italy favorite. See More

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Jake's Del Mar
13/20
Seaside dining and unobstructed views in Del Mar. See More

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