The Best Seafood Restaurants in Miami

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!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Mignonette Downtown, Novikov Miami, Kush By Spillover
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Seafood, Japanese, Farm-to-table
Neighborhoods:Downtown Miami, Coconut Grove
Party Size
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Time
7:00 PM

Mignonette Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Miami
1,725 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

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 place that once fueled ...

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Seafood in Miami - Dade

Novikov Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown Miami
1,088 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups

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 select from the menu o...

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Japanese in Miami - Dade
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Kush By Spillover

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Coconut Grove
293 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

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 stormtrooper seat cushi...

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Good for Groups in Miami
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Area 31 - Epic Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Miami
2,149 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View

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 cheese croquetas, an...

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Casablanca Seafood Bar & Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Miami
586 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups

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 customers daily. Grab a ta...

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Scenic View in Downtown Areas
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Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Miami

$$$$·Seafood·
Brickell
3,528 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 house specialty. Try th...

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Atlantikós

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Bal Harbour
298 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 seafood dishes under a...

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Mediterranean in Miami - Dade
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Boatyard

$$$$·Seafood·
Harbordale
3,682 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion

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 catch. The Boatyard also ...

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Seafood in Fort Lauderdale
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3030 Ocean

$$$$·Seafood·
Harbor Beach
1,930 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

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 Miami area. Grab a table ...

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Runas Peruvian Cuisine

$$$$·Peruvian·
Hollywood
52 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies

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 scene. Start with one...

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JWB Prime Steak and Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Hollywood
1,293 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date

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 thick steaks and prime s...

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Point Royal

$$$$·Seafood·
Hollywood
427 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • 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 space or park in the...

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Sea Watch Restaurant

$$$$·Seafood·
Lauderdale by the Sea
6,339 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

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 Atlantic. At dinner, d...

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Seafood in Fort Lauderdale
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Betsy's LT Steak & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
South Beach
989 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic

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 at Betsy's LT Steak &...

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Pelican Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Harbor Beach
419 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 the king crab cocktail ...

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Serafina by The Water

$$$$·Italian·
Victoria Park
2,071 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View

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 enjoy some of the best ...

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Swirl Wine Bistro

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Coconut Creek
173 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
  • Cozy

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 quiet dinner date and ...

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