The Best Seafood Restaurants in Miami

The OpenTable Team

Tropical temperatures, beautiful people and world-class beaches make Miami one of the most sizzling cities in North America. When it comes to the best seafood in Miami, the treasures of the Gulf and the Atlantic get spiced with American Southern, Cuban, Creole, and Italian flavors. But where do the Magic City's most discerning diners eat out when on the hunt for the best seafood in Miami? Welcome to our Tastemaker Lists. We've gathered data from Miami's most experienced diners to put together this list of the city's greatest seafood locations. From upscale downtown fusion food to neighborhood fish and crab shacks, Miami serves a spicy, savory selection of seafood. Grab a table and enjoy some tastes of the sea tonight!

Restaurants:Mignonette Downtown, Novikov Miami, Kush By Spillover
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Japanese, Farm-to-table
Neighborhoods:Wynwood / Edgewater, Brickell, Coconut Grove

Mignonette Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Wynwood / Edgewater
1,448 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Mignonette has some of the best seafood in Miami and one of the coolest origins stories. This exceptional seafood spot in Downtown Miami comes from a 1930s-era gas station. The plaRead more
94% recommended
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Novikov Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Brickell
697 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Only steps from the water in Downtown Miami, Novikov is one of the best spots in the city for people-watching and excellent seafood. Grab a table outside amid the palm trees and seRead more
92% recommended
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Kush By Spillover

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Coconut Grove
218 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Happy Hour
This Coconut Grove hot spot delivers some of the best seafood in Miami alongside intriguing drink pairings. Stop into this colorful restaurant with cool decor (vintage Imperial stoRead more
97% recommended
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Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Miami Beach / South Beach
754 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Birthdays
Lure is quite a catch for seafood lovers. This acclaimed seafood spot at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel delivers an upscale but casual vibe and some of the city's best seafood creatioRead more
89% recommended
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Area 31 - Epic Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Miami / Miami River District
2,094 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This lively Biscayne Bay spot is one of the city's best places for seafood and outdoor dining. Grab a table during the Area 31 happy hour to enjoy some classic ceviche, local goat Read more
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Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Miami
314 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
Some of the freshest fish dishes in Miami are at Casablanca Seafood and Grill. This combination fish market and restaurant brings in a wide variety of seafood to prepare for customRead more
95% recommended
Scenic View in Miami - Dade County

Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Miami

$$$$·Seafood·
Brickell
2,891 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Truluck's is a Miami institution with some of the best seafood in Miami. It presents a classic upscale steakhouse atmosphere with a nautical, Miami-inspired flavor. Crab is the houRead more
97% recommended
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Atlantikós

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Bal Harbour
260 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Atlantikos is the prime spot for authentic Greek seafood in Miami. The decor of this Bar Harbour favorite comes from the colors of Greece. Diners sit and enjoy the Mediterranean seRead more
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Boatyard

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
3,125 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
The daily catch is the specialty at this acclaimed seafood spot. Go for one of the favorites from the ever-changing shellfish cart, with a rotating selection based on a daily catchRead more
92% recommended
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3030 Ocean

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
1,738 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
Right on the waterfront of the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, 3030 Ocean is an upscale and creative seafood restaurant. It also boasts one of the best ocean views in the MiamiRead more

Runas Peruvian Cuisine

$$$$·Peruvian·
Hollywood
51 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
This Hollywood (Florida) hotspot is the place to go in Southern Florida for the unique tastes of Peruvian cuisine. This modern location has highly-stylish decor with a lively bar sRead more
100% recommended
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JWB Prime Steak and Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Hollywood
938 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
No lost shakers of salt here. JWB is the brainchild of famed singer Jimmy Buffett and delivers cuisine as tasty as his songs. The colorful, welcoming restaurant specializes in thicRead more
90% recommended
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Point Royal

$$$$·Seafood·
Hollywood
427 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
The Hollywood Point Royal restaurant boasts the trademark American cuisine of celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Stop in for some prime people-watching in the Point Royal's outdoor Read more
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Sea Watch Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
6,108 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
This elegant Fort Lauderdale location offers some unbeatable vistas for dinner. Grab a table for the Sea Watch's trademark “Dinner at Dusk” to dine and enjoy the sunset over the AtRead more
94% recommended
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Betsy's LT Steak & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Miami Beach / South Beach
815 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
  • Good for Anniversaries
This ocean-side hotel is a longtime dining favorite for Miami locals and visitors. Stop in after strolling around the beaches and downtown of Miami to enjoy an extraordinary menu aRead more
83% recommended
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Pelican Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
419 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
Dine right on the waters by Miami's Pier Sixty-Six at Pelican landing. This celebrated seafood restaurant catches plenty of breezes and plenty of sun for its diners. Start with theRead more
86% recommended
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Serafina by The Water

$$$$·Italian·
Fort Lauderdale
1,520 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Waterfront
This Fort Lauderdale Italian bistro favorite offers superb water-side dining alongside a menu of Italian classics. Grab a table in the sunshine or in the upscale dining room to enjRead more
97% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Ft. Lauderdale - Broward County

Swirl Wine Bistro

$$$$·American·
Coral Springs
123 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
Fine wine and seafood is a superb pairing. The Swirl Wine Bistro in Coconut Creek is one of the Miami area's top places for this combo. Stop in for a night out with friends or a quRead more
100% recommended
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Lobster Bar Sea Grille- Miami Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
Miami Beach / South Beach
1,321 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
After strolling South Beach, head into this modern seafood restaurant for a relaxed dinner. The colorful dishes feature some of the best seafood in Miami. Start the meal with one oRead more
92% recommended
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