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Best Seafood Restaurants in Carmel


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A photo of Flaherty's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 21 times today
Flaherty's Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar in Carmel is highly recognized for its excellent seafood dishes and top-tier customer service. According to numerous reviews, the restaurant consistently delivers fresh and high-quality seafood, with special praise for their stew and paella. The prawns are reported to be outstanding, and their oysters are regarded as the best. Their fresh seafood, along with the wonderful service, has made multiple customers return for more. Seafood lovers also mention the good value and the great local vibe of the place. A popular spot for celebrations, Flaherty's is highly recommended for anyone seeking a superb dining experience.
A photo of Mission Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 20 times today
Recognized for its exceptional seafood cuisine, Mission Bistro shines in the heart of Carmel. The chef impresses with his innovative approach to well-known bistro dishes, receiving particular acclaim for his mussels and seafood entrees. Patrons rave about dishes such as the cioppino, packed with fresh seafood, and the black cod, which are described as 'excellent'. The restaurant has even hosted company awards dinners, leaving an indelible impression. One guest reviewer noted, "This weekend I took my twins... Again, it was absolutely outstanding." Every detail, from the expert preparation of the seafood to the impeccable service, elevates the dining experience at Mission Bistro. Sublime seafood and a warm, welcoming atmosphere make it a must-visit for lovers of seafood cuisine.
A photo of Pangaea Grill restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 32 times today
Welcome to Pangaea Grill, where culinary excellence meets coastal charm! We take immense pride in announcing that we have been honored with the prestigious title of "Best Restaurant of 2022 and 2023 in Carmel-by-the-Sea."This remarkable achievement reflects our relentless commitment to providing an extraordinary dining experience that delights the senses and captures the essence of this beautiful coastal town. From our exquisite menu crafted with the finest local ingredients to our impeccable service, we strive to create memorable moments for every guest. Join us and indulge in an award-winning culinary journey that will leave you craving for more.
A photo of Catch restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 7 times today
Catch, positioned delightfully in Carmel, offers an exceptional seafood dining experience. Patrons praise the restaurant for its fresh seafood, which includes everything from caviar to prawns, calamari steak, lobster, scallops, and more. The food is impeccably prepared, and the lobster risotto, calamari steak and blackened salmon stand out for many. Customers also enjoy the complimentary caviar and champagne service, mentioning it as a unique aspect of the dining experience. The ambiance, attentive staff, and personal interactions with the chef and management make Catch a top seafood destination. The consistent excellence in food and hospitality firmly establishes Catch as the go-to seafood restaurant in Carmel.
A photo of Grasing's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 14 times today
Grasing's, located in Carmel, California, has been dazzling patrons with its exceptional Californian cuisine for almost thirty years. Famed for dishes like Sole Meunière and Veal Piccata, this acclaimed eatery consistently churns out traditional recipes with a fresh, inventive twist. Patrons laud Grasing's for its excellent service, impeccable attention to detail in food preparation and plating, and the superb wine list. Reviewers are particularly fond of the restaurant's seafood offerings, like the Abalone and the daily fish special, praising them as "perfectly cooked and very delicious." Whether for a special occasion or a casual meal, Grasing's provides an unforgettable dining experience, proudly upholding the standards of great Californian cuisine.
A photo of Carmel's Bistro Giovanni restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 27 times today
Carmel's Bistro Giovanni is a distinguished Italian restaurant known for its consistently excellent dishes and friendly, knowledgeable service. The restaurant seamlessly blends the flavors of traditional Italian cuisine with fresh California ingredients resulting in a menu that never fails to impress. The patrons rave about the authenticity of the offerings, from artisanal pastas to exquisite seafood dishes, and the variety of options for those with specific dietary needs. One review calls the restaurant a "fantastic Italian fare." Another customer mentions having the "freshest and tastiest Italian meals." The praise for the excellent service and the engaging owner further solidifies Carmel's Bistro Giovanni as a must-visit destination for Italian food lovers.
A photo of The Hog's Breath Inn - Carmel restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Carmel
Booked 19 times today
The Hog's Breath Inn - Carmel is a phenomenal outpost of American cuisine, nestled away from the busy village streets. Customers rave about the beautiful garden patio setting, iconic Clint Eastwood pictures, and a cozy ambiance. The restaurant consistently impresses with its excellent service and delightful food. They have created a loyal base of customers who are thrilled to visit again and again, some even for over 30 years. Reviews mention the delicious clam chowder and excellent ribs. Even when they're busy, such as during the US Women's Golf Championship, the attentive staff doesn't disappoint. The Hog's Breath Inn - Carmel is definitely a place worth recommending.
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Monterey restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 67 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Monterey, consistently delivers a remarkable dining experience, according to numerous customer reviews. The spectacular waterfront view and the opportunity to watch sea otters play only enhance the overall experience. The seafood dishes come highly recommended, with patrons praising the freshness and tastiness of the restaurant's offerings. The well-prepared seafood and standout dishes like salmon, Mahi, and king crabs have roped in rave reviews. Meanwhile, the attentive service, consistently good food, and overall ambience contribute to its popularity. As many happy reviewers pointed out, Chart House Restaurant is a destination worth returning to.
A photo of Schooners Monterey restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 59 times today
Schooners Monterey personifies Californian cuisine, offering dishes made from locally sourced and sustainably harvested ingredients. Reviewers rave about the restaurant's fresh seafood options like the seafood tower and Monterey Cioppino Pot, and the Dungeness crab pasta, all of which highlight the abundant marine resources of California. The restaurant's coastal location in Monterey Plaza Hotel offers stunning ocean views, further enhancing the dining experience. Multiple guests cite the restaurant's excellent service, with one mentioning the attentive wait staff and swift service. The restaurant has been praised for maintaining good service and ambience amidst the COVID-19 situation, proving their dedication to providing a great dining experience.
A photo of Fish Hopper restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Monterey
Booked 28 times today
Fish Hopper is an excellent seafood restaurant located in the heart of Monterey Cannery Row. Overlooking the beautiful Monterey Bay, Fish Hopper provides not only fresh seafood but also amazing views, as vouched by a multitude of customers. According to reviews, all present at parties were satisfied with their meals, noting that the seafood platter, chowder with crab, and seafood pasta are must-try dishes. The restaurant is praised for its great service and value for money, marking it as not just another touristy restaurant but one that delivers on taste, service, and ambiance. Great attention to details, like arranging for tables with a view as per reservation requests, and friendly staff add to the overall dining experience. Even leftovers are said to taste amazing, and the praise for the ribeye platter and the variety of seafood dishes underline the high-quality food served at Fish Hopper.
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