2019 Best Seafood Restaurants in Washington DC Area

Best Fresh Fish & Shellfish in Washington DC

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 Washington DC.

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BlackSalt Restaurant
14/20
One of DC’s premiere seafood restaurants, and a seafood market as well. See More

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Farmers Fishers Bakers
13/20
Sushi, an in-house bakery and more in an all-American setting. See More

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Fiola Mare
15/20
Waterfront restaurant with seafood fare in Georgetown. See More

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Hank's Oyster Bar
14/20
Dupont Circle celebrates this trendy seafood bar. See More
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Johnny's Half Shell
14/20
Chef Ann Cashion creates seafood fare in Adams Morgan. See More

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Kellari Taverna
14/20
Elegant Greek fare makes this a special-occasion destination. See More

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Luke's Lobster
QB
Snap up the lobster rolls plus chips. See More
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McCormick & Schmick's
13/20
An up-market seafood restaurant that guarantees the freshest catch each day. See More

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Occidental Grill & Seafood
13/20
A DC dining institution basking in its former glory with today's upscale menu --- and those famous photos from a bygone era. See More

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The Oceanaire Seafood Room
14/20
Elegant, stateroom décor and a kitchen that gives attention to using only sustainable seafood. See More

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