The Best Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta

The OpenTable Team

Welcome to Atlanta, where the weather is wonderful, the economy is excellent, the cultural scene is vibrant, and the food is top-notch. The best seafood in Atlanta is an integral part of that thriving culinary scene, mixing treasures from the Gulf and the Atlantic with traditional Southern tastes to create something all its own. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in the ATL heading out to when they need a taste of the best seafood in Atlanta? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. Here, we've combed through data and reviews from thousands of Atlanta's in-the-know diners to discover the city's best seafood restaurants. Atlanta's seafood is a vibrant mixture of friendly neighborhood favorites, steadfast pubs, and upscale fusion-styled restaurants that deliver creatively delicious recipes to locals and visitors. Grab one of these tables for an amazing seafood dinner in the ATL tonight!

Restaurants:The Brasserie at Bazati, Tiny Lou's - Hotel Clermont, Arnette's Chop Shop
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:French American, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Inman Park, Virginia Highland, Brookhaven

The Brasserie at Bazati

$$$$·French American·
Inman Park
263 reviews
  • Casual
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Birthdays
The Brasserie at Bazati is a perfect spot for a seafood dinner after visiting the locations in Downtown Atlanta. It's a short walk away from Freedom Park and the Jimmy Carter PresRead more
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Tiny Lou's - Hotel Clermont

$$$$·French American·
Virginia Highland
973 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The downstairs restaurant at the acclaimed Hotel Clermont offers up some of the best seafood in Atlanta. This intimate hotel restaurant is a fine place for people-watching and a reRead more
95% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Arnette's Chop Shop

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brookhaven
837 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
This Brookhaven steak house is also a haven for some of the best seafood in Atlanta. The atmosphere at Arnette's is a mixture of an old-school steakhouse and modern American restauRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Atlanta

American Cut Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Buckhead
571 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Birthdays
This upscale steakhouse from acclaimed chef Marc Forgione offers some of the best dining in Atlanta. American Cut is an excellent dinner option after shopping at the hot spot ShopsRead more
83% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

O-Ku - Atlanta

$$$$·Asian·
Midtown
937 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
This local Asian favorite in the Westside Ironworks has one of the best rooftop scenes in Atlanta. It also boasts some of the city's best seafood. Grab a table to enjoy the skylineRead more
94% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Murphy's

$$$$·American·
Virginia Highland
3,409 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Murphy's is a classic and welcoming Atlanta institution that is a must-go spot for any visitor. In the middle of the Virginia Highlands neighborhood, Murphy's is a combination restRead more
98% recommended
American in Atlanta

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft

$$$$·Thai·
Midtown
1,961 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
This lively spot with Thai street food dishes has some of the best seafood in Atlanta. This hip restaurant in Brookwood Place off of Peachtree Street offers creative twists on tradRead more
93% recommended
Scenic View in Atlanta

Mediterranea Restaurant

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Grant Park
214 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date
The tastes of the Mediterranean come to Atlanta in this colorful restaurant next to the Atlanta Zoo and Grant Park. Along with some of the best seafood in Atlanta, this is a great Read more
100% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Gypsy Kitchen

$$$$·Spanish·
Buckhead
1,214 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Tapas
Gypsy Kitchen is an intriguing spot for Spanish-style tapas near the shops at Buckhead. After filling up the shopping bags, stop in for some of the Gypsy Kitchen's trademark small Read more
85% recommended
Hot Spot in Atlanta

New Realm Brewing

$$$$·American·
Old Fourth Ward
208 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Hot Spot
  • Good for Groups
Beer and seafood is a legendary pairing. Few places in Atlanta do it better than New Realm Brewing. This is one of the best spots in the city to kick back and enjoy a brew and an eRead more
96% recommended
Hot Spot in Atlanta / Georgia

The Capital Grille - Buckhead, Atlanta

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Buckhead
3,157 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Capital Grille is one of America's classic, acclaimed upscale dining chains. This steakhouse features impeccable service and a long menu of meat and seafood favorites. Head oveRead more
95% recommended
Special Occasion in Atlanta

5Church - Atlanta

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
1,775 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
This buzzing Colony Square restaurant is a hip place with some of the best seafood in Atlanta. Main courses of seafood include grilled salmon with potato gnocchi and crab-stuffed lRead more
87% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Atlanta Fish Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Buckhead
11,370 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The Atlantic Fish Market is one of the most acclaimed restaurants in Buckhead. This always-exciting seafood space offers an ever-changing menu of fresh seafood favorites. Fresh wilRead more
89% recommended
Most Booked in Atlanta / Georgia

Apron

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Airport / College Park
164 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating
A lively bar scene, great views, and some of the best seafood in Atlanta are trademarks of this College Park favorite. Head into the sleek and modern dining room for a relaxing SouRead more
83% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Nikolai's Roof

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Downtown
1,608 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
This Hilton Hotel hot spot features some of Atlanta's best views. From the 30th floor of the Hilton, diners can enjoy some of the best seafood in Atlanta and the sights of the cityRead more
100% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Polaris

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,029 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Polaris is one of Atlanta's trademark dining destinations. This rotating restaurant allows for full views of Atlanta from Peachtree Street inside its upscale interior. The rotatingRead more
94% recommended
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
7,736 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
The Westin Peachtree Plaza is the location for this acclaimed Atlanta restaurant. Grab a table at this rotating hot spot and get a circular view of the city and some of the best seRead more
92% recommended
Scenic View in Atlanta / Georgia
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Suite Food Lounge

$$$$·American·
Downtown
522 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
The Suite Food Lounge is the place to go for a fun night out and some excellent Southern seafood. This Luckie Street favorite offers a rooftop area, dining room, two bars, and a daRead more
87% recommended
Great for Brunch in Atlanta / Georgia
There aren’t any available tables for 2 today at 7:00 pm
View Availability

Community Smith

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
169 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Brunch
This intimate Peachtree Street location is a hip and creative spot with a rotating menu. Grab a spot at The Garden at Community Smith, with a tremendous view of downtown Atlanta anRead more
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info

Brine Seafood Shack

$$$$·Seafood·
Alpharetta
273 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • People Watching
The nearby suburb of Alpharetta is home to the Brine Seafood Shack. A casual favorite with a menu of Southern seafood classics, Brine is a fun option for a relaxed dinner or lunchRead more
Not available on OpenTable
View More Info