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Best Seafood Restaurants in South Philly

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A photo of The Victor Cafe - Philadelphia restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(4629)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • South Philly
Booked 37 times today
The Victor Cafe in Philadelphia offers an extraordinary Italian dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Reviewers frequently mention the high-quality, authentic Italian dishes like the Veal Saltimbocca, Tosca chicken, and creamy polenta among others. The menu is vast, offering a variety of entrées, antipasti, and a wide selection of Italian wines available by the glass or by the bottle. Notably, the restaurant is also famed for its unique tradition where professionally trained opera-singing staff perform every 20 minutes, enhancing the already enchanting ambiance. From being a piece of Philly's history to providing high quality food and entertainment, this restaurant is recognized as a classic Philadelphia establishment.
A photo of Devon Seafood Grill - Philadelphia restaurant
4.3
Awesome(10151)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 36 times today
Devon Seafood Grill in Philadelphia is renowned for its exceptional seafood cuisine. Patrons laud the quality of food and diverse choices, with many enamored by specific dishes including the moist and generous lobster salad, the sushi with crispy rice, and the unique Maple Plank Salmon. From surf & turf to the seafood mixed grill, everything is carefully prepared and perfectly seasoned. They also offer a highly commended seafood tower. The restaurant's commitment to service is extolled in numerous reviews, with many highlighting their friendly and accommodating staff. Customers repeatedly express their intent to return, underscoring the superb dining experience at Devon Seafood Grill.
A photo of Ocean Prime - Philadelphia restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(5867)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Center City
Booked 30 times today
Ocean Prime - Philadelphia is highly praised for its exceptional Seafood cuisine. Reviewers continuously comment on the fresh and flavorful seafood offered, including items such as sushi rolls, oysters, and the popular Seafood Cobb Salad. Customers also applaud the restaurant's Seafood tower and the Chilean sea bass dish. Furthermore, the restaurant is highly commended for their outstanding service, from the valet to the checkout, and the attentiveness of the wait staff. With high-quality seafood dishes, excellent beverages, and friendly, professional service, Ocean Prime - Philadelphia consistently delivers a top-tier dining experience, albeit at a high price point.
A photo of Vernick Fish restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(2042)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Center City
Booked 83 times today
Vernick Fish has quickly risen to be a favorite seafood restaurant in Philadelphia, with reviews heralding it as the "best seafood place in the city." It's widely recognized for its fresh, high-quality seafood, with standouts like sea bream crudo, snapper ceviche, and panko-crusted swordfish that have been described as "incredible" and "amazing." Other favorites are the tuna tartare and scallops, which have been deemed "worth the trip alone." It's not just the seafood that's commendable, their service is also described as "top-notch", "pleasant and professional". The James Beard recognition further underscores the quality of Vernick Fish and its potential as a worthy newcomer in the world of refined seafood cuisine.
A photo of The Olde Bar restaurant
4.2
Awesome(1509)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Old City
Booked 6 times today
"The Olde Bar" is a topnotch restaurant praised for its excellent seafood cuisine. Nestled in the historic district, this classic seafood spot enthralls its diners with its superb ambiance and efficient service. The restaurant is particularly known for its fresh, flavorful seafood, with the raw bar winning exceptional commendations, offering sterling seafood dishes such as raw oysters and whole snapper. According to reviews, its happy hour is a steal, with amazing food and drink specials that enhance the overall dining experience. In the words of one satisfied customer, "the seafood was so fresh, we even stayed for the happy hour oysters". Despite being identified as somewhat overpriced, the impeccable service, awesome vibe, and delectable seafood offerings confirm The Olde Bar as a must-visit for seafood lovers. They quote, "we are seafood lovers, and The Olde Bar was the perfect spot for dinner".
A photo of McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia restaurant
4.2
Awesome(5202)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Center City
Booked 13 times today
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Philadelphia, is consistently praised as one of the city's top seafood destinations. Patrons rave about the diverse menu, the immaculate preparation of dishes, and the fine wines that perfectly accompany meals. The restaurant caters to both seafood lovers and those seeking American-style variety, offering an array of options for every palate. Reviewers often highlight the exceptional service, with staff like Austin and Tony regularly earning individual commendations. Beyond the food and service, the restaurant's atmosphere is frequently described as delightful, with a vibe that makes it an ideal spot for romantic evenings, special celebrations, and even business lunches. In every aspect, McCormick & Schmick's embodies the essence of good seafood cuisine.
A photo of Loch Bar - Philadelphia restaurant
4.4
Awesome(491)
Price: Expensive
• Seafood • Center City
Booked 54 times today
Located on Philadelphia's vibrant Avenue of the Arts in the heart of the city, Loch Bar is a classic seafood tavern that blends the best of land & sea!Spotlighted by an impressive raw bar that offers an array of succulent seafood & fresh flavors, Loch Bar's menu incorporates some of the region's most popular seafood dishes including oysters, Maine lobster, Alaskan king crab & more.In addition to our stellar raw bar, we present an extensive whiskey list from around the world that caters to both the seasoned aficionado as well as curious newcomers. To complement our whiskey offerings, our bar program features handcrafted cocktails & local craft beers.Loch Bar hosts live music every night of the week showcasing the incredible talent of Philadelphia's local music scene.Loch Bar on Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts is more than just a restaurant; it's an immersive journey through the finest culinary offerings, live music &
A photo of Chart House Restaurant - Philadelphia restaurant
3.8
Excellent(4735)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Penn's Landing
Booked 25 times today
Chart House Restaurant in Philadelphia offers a wonderful seafood dining experience, with reviews praising the restaurant's fantastic food, attentive service, and scenic river views. The restaurant's fresh seafood, including dishes like blackened Mahi with mushrooms and flounder stuffed with crabmeat, has been well received by customers. As one reviewer mentioned, the restaurant has "an excellent seafood dining experience"; another review stated it was "absolutely one of the best places I have dined in the area." With its excellent food, service, and tranquil ambiance by the water, Chart House Restaurant provides a satisfactory dining experience, making it a good choice for seafood cuisine.
A photo of Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3887)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Old City
Booked 19 times today
Positano Coast by Aldo Lamberti consistently delights its guests with its authentic and well-prepared Italian dishes, particularly highlighting seafood and vegetable choices. Reviewers have lauded the restaurant for its excellent food, outstanding service, and unique ambiance, with full murals of Positano adding to its charm. The creative cuisine has been described as fresh and innovative, with several patrons highlighting the seafood, steak, and meatballs as standout dishes. The restaurant's atmosphere is frequently praised for being beautifully decorated, with a lively bar and open, airy spaces. Located in Old City Philadelphia, it is hailed as a delightful destination for any occasion, from casual lunch visits to special celebrations. Its value for money is also mentioned favorably by diners.
A photo of Steak 48 - Philadelphia restaurant
4.9
Exceptional(4763)
Price: Very Expensive
• Seafood • Rittenhouse Square
Booked 77 times today
Steak 48 in Philadelphia stands out as an exceptional purveyor of Steakhouse cuisine. Patrons rave about the excellent service and the exquisite taste of dishes such as the butcher's cut, Wagyu selections, and fried chicken lobster tails. The restaurant brilliantly complements its meals with an extensive wine list, featuring renowned picks from regions ranging from Monterey, CA to Willamette Valley, OR. The praise from customers is consistent - "Steak 48 continues to be my favorite Steakhouse in Philadelphia," "Best steakhouse in Philadelphia. Hands down," and "Steak 48 to me is the premier steakhouse in the city." These testimonials make it clear that Steak 48 Philadelphia delivers a top-tier Steakhouse dining experience.

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Discover best Seafood restaurants in South Philly

Discover the best seafood dining experiences in South Philadelphia, a vibrant neighborhood renowned for its rich culinary diversity. If you're craving seafood, South Philly offers an array of restaurants that specialize in everything from traditional Italian seafood dishes to modern, innovative seafood cuisine. Each establishment in this area prides itself on using fresh, high-quality ingredients to craft dishes that are both delicious and visually appealing. The dining scene here is characterized by a friendly atmosphere and a commitment to providing exceptional service, ensuring a memorable meal for every guest. Whether you're a local or just visiting, South Philly's seafood restaurants promise an enjoyable dining experience with a variety of flavors and styles to suit every palate. Dive into the heart of Philadelphia County and experience seafood like never before in this lively and welcoming community.

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