2020 Best Seafood Restaurants in Tampa Bay Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Tampa Bay

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 Tampa Bay.

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Billy's Stone Crab
13/20
Billy's features its namesake crustacean, but offers a year-round seafood menu when Florida's jewel is unavailable. See More
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Bob Heilman's Beachcomber
13/20
Steaks, seafood and a variety of American dishes since 1948. See More
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The Conch Republic Grill
12/20
Noisy atmosphere but reliable Key West-style menu. See More
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Guppy's on the Beach
12/20
Guppy's offers creative entrées not always found on other Florida menus. See More

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Hurricane Seafood Restaurant
12/20
Smashing Florida sunsets, grouper sandwiches and local live music. See More
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Mitchell's Fish Market
12/20
At least four fresh-caught fish on each day's menu. See More

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Oystercatchers
14/20
The service and menu remain topnotch at this restaurant hidden among a natural landscape. See More

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Rumba Island Bar & Grill
12/20
Lively venue for dynamic Caribbean dishes, especially the mussels. See More
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Salt Rock Grill
12/20
Popular venue with an open kitchen and a terrific view of the Intracoastal. See More

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Shor American Seafood Grill
13/20
A creative menu highlighting seafood at this Hyatt restaurant with a view. See More

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