The Best Seafood Restaurants in Dallas

The OpenTable Team

Deep in the heart of Texas, the dynamic and flourishing city of Dallas has one of the country's most exciting culinary scenes. The best seafood in Dallas is part of this flourishing atmosphere. Within this growing and diverse community are some of the best seafood spots in the Southwest. But where are the smartest, savviest Dallas diners going out to get their seafood? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We've pulled data from thousands of in-the-know Dallas eaters to make up a list of the best seafood in the city. From local favorites to upscale sit-down hotspots, these Dallas seafood places offer up some of the best cuisines out there. Mixing the distinct flavors of the American Southwest, Mexico, and traditional Gulf recipes, Dallas seafood delivers an intriguing taste all its own. Pick out one of these exceptional restaurants and enjoy a night out in the Lone Star State.

Restaurants:Montlake Cut, Billy Can Can, TJ's Seafood Market and Grill - Royal
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, American
Neighborhoods:Park Cities, Victory Park

Montlake Cut

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
997 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
In the middle of the University Park neighborhood, Montlake Cut is the spot to go in Dallas for Pacific Northwest-inspired seafood dishes. The Montlake raw bar serves up oysters, gRead more
95% recommended
Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth

Billy Can Can

$$$$·American·
Victory Park
388 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
Billy Can Can is a unique Texas institution. Only a few steps away from some of the top tourist spots in Downtown Dallas, Billy Can Can is an old-west saloon with a modern feel. ItRead more
98% recommended
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TJ's Seafood Market and Grill - Royal

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
652 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
TJ's Seafood Market and Grill is one of the most celebrated seafood restaurants in Dallas. This intriguing spot features a fresh seafood market in the same location. There is a widRead more
93% recommended

Lovers Seafood And Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
855 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Lovers is another combination market and restaurant for local seafood aficionados. Stop in for the small raw bar and try delicacies like sea urchin and oysters. In the restaurant, Read more
99% recommended
Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth

Hudson House - Lovers Lane

$$$$·American·
Texas
563 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Bar Seating
  • Happy Hour
Hudson House is a unique experience and some of the best seafood in Dallas. This acclaimed restaurant's menu has with the culinary influences of New York's Hudson Valley. Its “WestRead more
89% recommended
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Mesa

$$$$·Mexican·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
320 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
This restaurant from owners Raul and Olga Reyes brings their native Gulf of Mexico cuisine to life. This Jefferson Boulevard hot spot offers up a stylish dining room perfect for a Read more
93% recommended
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Cafe Pacific

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
2,240 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
This upscale restaurant in Highland Park Village offers some of the best seafood in Dallas. It's been an institution in Dallas dining for decades. The Cafe Pacific boasts a friendlRead more
95% recommended
Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth

Al Biernat's - North Dallas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
North Dallas / Addison
1,750 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The North Dallas location of this Texas favorite is one of the most stylish restaurants in Dallas. This seafood destination comes from Dallas restaurant legend Al Biernat. FeaturinRead more
97% recommended
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Oak - Dallas

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Design District
1,573 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
This celebrated restaurant has one of the most appealing interior and exterior designs in all Dallas. The upscale, modern feel of Oak flows into its acclaimed seafood cuisine. A raRead more
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Sevy's Grill

$$$$·American·
Park Cities
1,821 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Sevy's is one of the places to go for great seafood in the University Park neighborhood of Dallas. Grab one of the outside tables for some excellent people-watching and superb seafRead more
99% recommended

Woodlands American Grill

$$$$·American·
Preston Hollow
1,271 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Frank Lloyd Wright was the inspiration behind the distinct architecture of this North Dallas favorite. It's a sunny, welcoming restaurant that serves some of the best seafood in DaRead more
99% recommended
American in Dallas

The Capital Grille - Dallas - Uptown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Uptown
2,729 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
The Dallas installment of this national favorite delivers the excellent service and top-notch seafood that has made the chain famous. The Capital Grille provides a luxurious but acRead more
98% recommended
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Ocean Prime - Dallas

$$$$·Seafood·
Uptown
3,988 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ocean Prime is a top option for those visiting the Uptown neighborhood of Dallas or taking in an event at the nearby American Airlines Center. Stop into the Dallas location of thisRead more
98% recommended
Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth

Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lemmon Avenue

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Turtle Creek / Oak Lawn
2,759 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Bob's is a traditional Texas steakhouse and seafood location with some of the best food in Dallas. Diners will find all the steakhouse features here, with leather seats, a lush intRead more
93% recommended
Special Occasion in Dallas

Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Dallas Uptown

$$$$·Seafood·
Uptown
3,956 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Crab is the specialty here at Truluck's. Stop into the “Stone Crab Lounge” to enjoy fresh crab claws served chilled with a specialty mustard. The restaurant also features crab Read more
93% recommended
Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth

Sallio Bistro

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Preston Hollow
511 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Within the upscale Market at Preston Forest seafood lovers will find some of the best Mediterranean seafood in Dallas. The Sallo Bistro from chef Larry Williams has a relaxed neighRead more
96% recommended
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Water Grill - Dallas - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Seafood·
Uptown
866 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Quiet Conversation
Shocker - the seafood is excellent at a place called the Water Grill. This Uptown Dallas location is the Texas outpost of this celebrated California seafood chain. The menu includeRead more
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Amberjax Fish Market Grill at Trinity Groves

$$$$·Seafood·
Trinity Groves
1,035 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Amberjax is a hopping and buzzworthy spot within walking distance of the Trinity River. Grab a table outside for al fresco dining or a place in the lively dining room to select froRead more
98% recommended
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