The Best Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta

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!

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

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Inman Park
326 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 Presidential Library and...

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Hot Spot in Atlanta / Georgia

Tiny Lou's - Hotel Clermont

$$$$·French American·
Virginia Highland
1,255 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

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 relaxed seafood meal. ...

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Romantic in Atlanta

Arnette's Chop Shop

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brookhaven
1,364 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 restaurant. Pick out a fin...

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Steakhouse in Atlanta

American Cut Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Buckhead
619 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

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 Shops at Buckhead. Head i...

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Notable Wine List in Atlanta / Georgia
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O-Ku - Atlanta

$$$$·Asian·
Midtown
1,134 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

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 skyline and try O-Ku's leng...

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Murphy's

$$$$·American·
Virginia Highland
3,916 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 restaurant, bakery, and ...

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Great for Brunch in Atlanta / Georgia
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Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft

$$$$·Thai·
Midtown
2,221 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine

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 traditional Thai food. H...

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Scenic View in Atlanta

Gypsy Kitchen

$$$$·Spanish·
Buckhead
1,511 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

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 plates. If diners he...

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New Realm Brewing

$$$$·American·
Old Fourth Ward
264 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot

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 excellent meal. Head ...

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The Capital Grille - Buckhead, Atlanta

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Buckhead
3,509 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic

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 over to the Atlanta loc...

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5Church - Midtown

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Midtown
2,317 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups

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 lobster tails with au...

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Atlanta Fish Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Buckhead
11,970 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups

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 wild-caught fish select...

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Most Booked in Atlanta / Georgia
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Apron

$$$$·Southern·
Airport / College Park
214 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Hot Spot
  • Scenic View

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 Southern-accented seafo...

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Scenic View in Atlanta

Nikolai's Roof

$$$$·Unspecified·
Downtown
1,539 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

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 city from on high. Nikol...

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Polaris

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
1,030 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

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 rotating menu features some ...

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The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
7,857 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View

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 seafood in Atlanta. Th...

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Scenic View in Atlanta / Georgia
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Suite Food Lounge

$$$$·American·
Downtown
595 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion

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 dance floor. Try the S...

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