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Best Seafood Restaurants in San Mateo


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A photo of Pacific Catch San Mateo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • San Mateo
Booked 10 times today
Pacific Catch San Mateo comes highly recommended as a superb seafood destination, beloved for its fresh and creatively prepared dishes. Customers rave about the authentic Pacific Rim flavors, including delightful poke seafood samplers and unique sushi tacos. The steelhead salmon with pineapple salsa is a standout favorite. The restaurant is commended for its attentive service, exciting menu updates, and accommodating options for different dietary preferences. Excellent food paired with a welcoming ambiance and mix of diners make each visit a pleasure. Whether you're a seafood lover or just up for an interesting culinary experience, Pacific Catch San Mateo is consistently praised as a must-visit.
A photo of Kincaid's Bayhouse - Burlingame restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Burlingame
Booked 34 times today
Kincaid's Bayhouse in Burlingame is a renowned restaurant celebrated for its superb seafood cuisine. Customers commend the restaurant for its "exceptional" dining experiences, with the seafood - ranging from salmon, ahi, and prime rib, to the trinity seafood plate and seafood pasta - cooked to perfection. Some patrons drove over an hour just to enjoy their favorite dishes, while others consider it the best seafood in the North Peninsula area. The restaurant's seafood dishes stood out due to their unique presentations, like the wonderful Mahi Mahi, and the quality tastes they deliver on one plate. Consistency is another advantage, ensuring every meal exceeds expectations. Furthermore, the spectacular bay view and outstanding service contribute to Kincaid's overall charm.
A photo of Mistral Restaurant & Bar - Redwood City restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Redwood City
Booked 10 times today
Mistral Restaurant & Bar in Redwood City offers an impeccable California cuisine experience. The restaurant has received rave reviews for its wide selection of wine and desserts, including the delightful Warm Bread Pudding and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream. Reviewers have exalted the Seafood Paella as the best outside of Spain, and the Mediterranean platter is a customer favorite, with delicious fresh pita bread, hummus, and baba ghanoush. The light and airy patio provides a scenic lake view that complement the elegant ambience of the restaurant. Excellent service, thoughtful menu, and a beautiful location make Mistral a must-visit for any food aficionado.
A photo of Sapore Italiano restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Burlingame
Booked 7 times today
Sapore Italiano is widely celebrated as the best local Italian restaurant, won over many diners with its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons love the fantastic, friendly, and helpful service, making the environment feel closely akin to Italy's warm hospitality. The restaurant's excellent food is often mentioned in reviews, with guests celebrating their delicious meals. The restaurant's outdoor seating option is also appreciated, especially on beautiful days. Many customers have fond memories of their dining experiences at Sapore Italiano, emphasizing the good food, great service, and the feeling of being transported to Italy. The restaurant's owner originates from Sicily, further enhancing its authenticity.
A photo of Vivace - Belmont restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Belmont
Booked 10 times today
Vivace - Belmont is a highly recommended Italian restaurant known for its phenomenal food and exceptional service. Patrons rave about the exquisite flavors, outstanding presentation, and high-quality ingredients used in their dishes. Described as a go-to Italian eatery with a lively ambiance, Vivace provides an exceptional dining experience, stellar service and an excellent wine list. The restaurant's service is not only professional but also friendly, with staff always ready to make excellent wine and food recommendations. With many years of consistent excellence, Vivace - Belmont stands out for providing full value for money and a warm, comfortable dining environment. It is, without a doubt, a cherished culinary gem in the realm of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Royal Feast restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Millbrae
Royal Feast offers delicious dining and takeout to Millbrae, CA.Royal Feast is a cornerstone in the Millbrae community and has been recognized for its outstanding Chinese cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff.Our Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.
A photo of Sam's Chowder House restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Half Moon Bay
Booked 25 times today
Sam's Chowder House is renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Many customers applaud the restaurant for its range of delicious dishes and fresh seafood, including raw oysters, Cioppino, lobster roll, New England clam chowder, and fried pacific oysters, among others. Notably, one reviewer enjoyed the lobster special, stating it was "soooo good!" Another customer praised the unique seafood spaghetti, replete with various seafood chunks and a hint of spiciness. The restaurant offers diners the added bonus of a beautiful location by the water, which only enhances the dining experience. With consistently commendable service and seafood that leaves a lasting impression, Sam's Chowder House has earned a stellar reputation among seafood lovers.
A photo of Rustic House - San Carlos restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • San Carlos
Booked 14 times today
Rustic House - San Carlos is a highly praised seafood restaurant known for its top-notch service and superb food. Patrons have consistently remarked on the restaurant's excellent seafood selections, particularly its oysters, lobster rolls, and signature scallop and pancetta pasta, all prepared to perfection. The atmosphere is lively and described as rustic, adding to its charm. The staff's attentiveness and friendliness are regularly highlighted in the reviews. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience with “family-styled seating” and also welcomes children. Despite the hurdle of finding parking, customers keep coming back for the rich flavors, the quality of the seafood, and the enjoyable ambiance.
A photo of La Viga Seafood restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Redwood City
Booked 7 times today
La Viga Seafood, is a celebrated restaurant known for its outstanding take on modern Mexican cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant's quality of food, citing the unique, deep flavors of their dishes that are evident in their tacos, ceviches, and seafood entries. The restaurant is renowned for its exquisite technique used in preparing their food, resulting in meals that are cooked to perfection and burst with mouth-watering flavor. In addition to their high-quality cuisine, La Viga Seafood is also lauded for its kind and attentive service. The restaurant promises an authentic Mexican culinary experience and never fails to deliver, making it a beloved frequent haunt for many.
A photo of Hurrica Restaurant & Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Redwood City
Booked 68 times today
As the only waterfront dining experience, with front-row view of the Award-Winning Westpoint Harbor Marina, you will enjoy serene delightful and casual-elegant dining experience in the Redwood City.Named after the famous and majestic Hurrica V sailboat, the design inspiration of teak wooden walls evoke a sense of warmth and Executive Chef Justin Baade took his love of 'live-fire' cooking by building a custom hearth offering seafood, steak and vegetables either smoked, grilled or cooked in the embers. Housing the largest, privately owned jellyfish tank, it's a memorizing experience to see the baby jellyfish upclose and personal.Take a moment to enjoy the custom artwork from various artists and mediums such as wired fish artwork from the Wirelady, or commissioned mosaic artpiece by Angelina Duckett, even our restrooms are a work of art! We want our guests to have a unique and immersive experience, no only culinary but visually!

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in San Mateo

Discover the finest seafood dining options in the vibrant San Mateo neighborhood, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Peninsula. Renowned for its fresh, high-quality seafood offerings, this area presents a variety of restaurants that cater to the tastes of seafood aficionados. These establishments prioritize sustainability and quality, often partnering with local conservation groups to ensure a responsible dining experience. Diners can expect a diverse array of seafood dishes, influenced by Pacific and global culinary traditions, guaranteeing a delightful culinary journey. From casual eateries to upscale dining, each restaurant showcases creativity in its menu, providing unique flavors and presentations that elevate the seafood dining experience. The dining scene in San Mateo is dynamic and celebrated, making it a must-visit destination for both local and visiting seafood lovers. Whether you're in the mood for a simple seafood platter or an exquisite gourmet meal, the restaurants in San Mateo promise an exceptional and satisfying dining experience.

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