The Best Seafood Restaurants in Dallas

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.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Montlake Cut, Billy Can Can, TJ's Seafood Market and Grill - Royal
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Seafood, American
Neighborhoods:Park Cities, Victory Park
Party Size
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Date
Time
7:00 PM

Montlake Cut

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
1,217 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

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, gulf shrimp, king cra...

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Billy Can Can

$$$$·American·
Victory Park
639 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Hot Spot
  • 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. It's the perfect place...

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Vibrant Bar Scene in Dallas - Fort Worth

TJ's Seafood Market and Grill - Royal

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
908 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 wide selection of fresh...

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Lovers Seafood And Market

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
1,174 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, be sure to grab some...

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Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Cafe Pacific

$$$$·Seafood·
Park Cities
2,692 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic

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 friendly but elegant neighb...

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Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Al Biernat's - North Dallas

$$$$·Steakhouse·
North Dallas
2,604 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List

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. Featuring an upscale vibe an...

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Sevy's Grill

$$$$·American·
Park Cities
2,188 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion

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 seafood. The menu is ful...

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Woodlands American Grill

$$$$·American·
Preston Hollow
1,558 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual

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 Dallas. The ahi tuna “...

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The Capital Grille - Dallas - Uptown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Uptown
3,055 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries

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 accessible feel at its...

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Ocean Prime - Dallas

$$$$·Seafood·
Uptown
4,554 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

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 this national chain for ...

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Seafood in Dallas - Fort Worth

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

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Turtle Creek / Oak Lawn
3,050 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • 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 interior, and excellent...

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

$$$$·Seafood·
Uptown
4,583 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 cocktail, jumbo lump...

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