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The 12 Best Seafood Restaurants In Carlsbad

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Carlsbad you will find it at these restaurants. We determined the greatest places for seafood in Carlsbad by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. So the next time you need coconut shrimp, calamari, or some creamy seafood chowder head to these top spots!

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Campfire

American, $$$, VillageAmerican, $$$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    The 20 Best Restaurants in San Diego

    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • Female Foodie, 2020

    The 20 Best San Diego Restaurants

    Female Foodie, 2020

Blue Ocean Robata & Sushi Bar

Asian, $$, VillageAsian, $$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Vacation Idea, 2020

    12 Best Romantic Carlsbad, CA Restaurants

    Vacation Idea, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat in Carlsbad

    Eater, 2020

Jeune Et Jolie

French, $$$, VillageFrench, $$$Carlsbad, Village
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2020

    The 10 Most Romantic Restaurants in San Diego

    Trip Savvy, 2020
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    The 20 Best Restaurants in San Diego

    Trip Savvy, 2019

BESHOCK Ramen - Carlsbad

Japanese, $$, Olde CarlsbadJapanese, $$Carlsbad, Olde Carlsbad
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    42 North County Restaurants With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020

Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse

Italian, $$$, North BeachItalian, $$$Carlsbad, North Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Vacation Idea, 2020

    12 Best Romantic Carlsbad, CA Restaurants

    Vacation Idea, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    Where to Eat in Carlsbad

    Eater, 2020

Bob's Steak & Chop House

American, $$$$, Rancho La CostaAmerican, $$$$Carlsbad, Rancho La Costa
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Dini's Bistro

American, $$, North BeachAmerican, $$Carlsbad, North Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Super Sushi

Japanese, $$, Olde CarlsbadJapanese, $$Carlsbad, Olde Carlsbad
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

King's Fish House - Carlsbad

American, $$, North BeachAmerican, $$Carlsbad, North Beach
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Chandler's Restaurant & Lounge

New American, $$, South BeachNew American, $$Carlsbad, South Beach
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5
  • Vacation Idea, 2020

    12 Best Romantic Carlsbad, CA Restaurants

    Vacation Idea, 2020
  • San Diego Magazine, 2020

    47 Outdoor Dining Spots to Try in San Diego

    San Diego Magazine, 2020

Tomoyama Sushi

Japanese, $$, Rancho La CostaJapanese, $$Carlsbad, Rancho La Costa
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Yamariki Sushi

Japanese, $$, La Costa OaksJapanese, $$Carlsbad, La Costa Oaks
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Seafood craving shouldn't be a full-time job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10162 Carlsbad restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 624 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Trip Savvy and Vacation Idea. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Where to Eat in Carlsbad, Trip Savvy - The 20 Best Restaurants in San Diego and Vacation Idea - 12 Best Romantic Carlsbad, CA Restaurants. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Most common questions

Hooked on Sushi, Caldo Pomodoro, and Taste of The Himalayas are the highest-rated spots for seafood delivery in Carlsbad.

Campfire, Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Jeune Et Jolie have outdoor seating and Seafood in Carlsbad.

Campfire, Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, and Jeune Et Jolie are the highest-rated seafood spots to get a quick lunch in Carlsbad.

Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse, and Hooked on Sushi are the highest-rated seafood spots that are good for groups in Carlsbad.

Paon Restaurant & Wine Bar, Jeune Et Jolie, and Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse are the highest-rated seafood spots that are good for a date night in Carlsbad.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • Pair Vinho Verde Rose with tempura prawn handroll

    When considering how to best enjoy your tempura prawn handroll, we would highlight how well a glass of Vinho Verde Rose complements the dish as it the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • Rueda and fish and chips


    If your food palns include Fish and chips, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Rueda, with its hits of citrus, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The ideal pairing for battered hake

    When ordering battered hake, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Cava, a popular sparkling wine.

Factoids about Seafood

  • A 2016-record from Japan

    Would you believe it if someone told you Tamana Otawara Festival Executive Committee made a sushi roll in 2016 that was 9,332 feet 8 inches? Well it’s true, and it happened in Japan.

  • The priciest dish

    Chef Angelito Araneta Jr. made anigiri in 2010 that sold for p$1,978.

  • A historical dish

    The fish and chips was only thought up in 1860s! We wonder what people ever did without some good fish and chips in their lives...

Parking tips

Carlsbadis notorious for tricky parking. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Seafood spot.

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