DC is full of amazing food, and it’s definitely no stranger to seafood. Here’s what’s on our list of the top seafood restaurants in DC:
1) The Blacksalt Fish Market
With a 4-5 star restaurant rating, you can’t go wrong when you dine at the Blacksalt Fish Market and Restaurant. While the Blacksalt Market is more expensive than some other seafood restaurants, the ambience of the establishment makes it well worth the money. At the Blacksalt market you can skip the crowd and opt for a more intimate backroom dining experience. When dining at the market you can guarantee that you will always get a fresh meal – along with an extensive wine list!
2) Fiola Mare
Resting on the edge of the Potomac River, the Fiola Mare is a riverside dining experience where every table comes with a view. While the restaurant often requires a wait, your patience will be well worth it. After all, there is a wait for a reason! The restaurant is said to offer innovative cocktails, delicious wines, and one of a kind service. And after your sushi don’t forget to try desert – our favourite is the Valrhone Chocolate Cremosa – yum!
3) The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Voted as one of the best seafood restaurants in the country, the Oceanaire seafood room provides exceptional service and an ultra-fresh seafood experience. At the Oceanaire Seafood room, fresh seafood is flown in from around the world daily. Enjoy a 3 course meal for $59, and never get bored because selections change daily.
4) Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
Inspired by New Orleans, the Pearl Dive Oyster Palace greets it’s guests with rustic decor and repurposed furnishings from around the US. As you may have already guessed by the name, the Oyster Palace is best known for its fresh, high quality oysters. But that doesn’t mean the other seafood here is any less spectacular. Popular on the menu are the flavourful Southern Seafood dishes that always draw a crowd. And the best part? You won’t pay a fortune for a good meal here.
5) Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab
While we are back to upping the price tag, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone crab is a great place to go if you have family members that aren’t such a fan of seafood. Here the steak and shellfish options are the most popular choices, and you get what you pay for (in a great way).
The next time you’re craving sushi, stop by one of these amazing restaurants. They’re sure not to disappoint!