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, Brickell, Coconut Grove

Mignonette Downtown

$$$$·Seafood·
Wynwood
1,598 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
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
95% recommended
Seafood in Miami - Dade
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Novikov Miami

$$$$·Japanese·
Brickell
928 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasions
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
Japanese in Miami / Southeast Florida

Kush By Spillover

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Coconut Grove
270 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
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
83% recommended
Brunch in Miami
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Lure Fishbar at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
South Beach
755 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
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
81% recommended
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Area 31 - Epic Hotel

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown Miami
2,178 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
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
475 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
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
86% recommended
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Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Miami

$$$$·Seafood·
Brickell
3,263 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries
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
91% recommended
Seafood in Miami / Southeast Florida
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Atlantikós

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Bal Harbour
260 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
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
3,458 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Group Bookings
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
89% recommended
Seafood in Fort Lauderdale
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3030 Ocean

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
1,886 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for a Date
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
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Runas Peruvian Cuisine

$$$$·Peruvian·
Hollywood
51 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 sRead more
100% recommended
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JWB Prime Steak and Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Hollywood
1,144 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • 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 thicRead more
89% recommended
Steak in Fort Lauderdale
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Point Royal

$$$$·Seafood·
Hollywood
427 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
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
6,418 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
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
93% recommended
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Betsy's LT Steak & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
South Beach
903 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
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
90% recommended
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Pelican Landing

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Lauderdale
419 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Outdoor Eating
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
91% recommended
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Serafina by The Water

$$$$·Italian·
Fort Lauderdale
1,844 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
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
87% recommended

Swirl Wine Bistro

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Coral Springs
153 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions
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
Best Overall in Fort Lauderdale
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Lobster Bar Sea Grille- Miami Beach

$$$$·Seafood·
South Beach
1,321 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • 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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