The Best Seafood Restaurants in Albuquerque

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Located in the heart of New Mexico, Albuquerque offers a vibrant, diverse destination in the southwestern United States. No matter your interests, the city has countless activities. Where else can you stroll along Central Avenue under the neon glow of Route 66, soar above the city in the hot air ballooning capital of the world and ski the slopes of the Sandia Mountains? The gorgeous painted skies, abundant open space and over 300 days of sunshine each year make it a majestic place to visit. Not to mention the world-class cuisine you can find here! But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out when it comes to the best seafood in Albuquerque? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. If in the mood for fish, check out our Tastemaker List of where to find the best seafood in Albuquerque.

Restaurants:Trombino's Bistro Italiano, Vernon's Speakeasy, Crackin Crab Seafood Boil
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Steak, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Albuquerque, Los Ranchos

Trombino's Bistro Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Albuquerque
1,467 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
If you’re out to find the best seafood in Albuquerque, make sure to check out Trombino’s Bistro Italiano! It’s a longstanding favorite among Albuquerqueans and tourists alike and hRead more
92% recommended
Good for Groups in New Mexico

Vernon's Speakeasy

$$$$·Steak·
Los Ranchos
3,808 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Vernon’s Speakeasy is the epitome of what a speakeasy strives to be - so much so that it is still a bit of a secret to many locals! The restaurant hides behind a secret door in LosRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in New Mexico

Crackin Crab Seafood Boil

$$$$·Seafood·
Albuquerque
The Crackin’ Crab Seafood Boil is Albuquerque’s favorite locally owned and operated seafood boil. It has three locations in town, including one close to Midway Business Park and onRead more
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Albuquerque

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Albuquerque
887 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, conveniently located just north of I-40 on Louisiana Blvd. and Indian School Road, is a nationally-renowned steakhouse that delivers a consistently amazinRead more
98% recommended
Good for Groups in New Mexico

Pelican's Restaurant - East

$$$$·American·
Albuquerque
Pelican’s Restaurant and Bar specializes in providing great food and service in an elegant yet fun atmosphere. They offer exceptional seafood, flown in fresh from all over the worlRead more
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