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The 8 Best Seafood Restaurants Near Ellicott City

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Ellicott City you will find it at these restaurants. We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best seafood in Ellicott City. For the best freshly caught crawfish, tuna, and salmon head to these fantastic dining destinations.

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Hot Pot Hero

Asian, $$, Ellicott CityAsian, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Hunan Legend

Chinese, $$, Ellicott CityChinese, $$Ellicott City
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5

Carrabba's Italian Grill

Italian, $$, Ellicott CityItalian, $$Ellicott City
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Hudson Coastal

American, $$, FultonAmerican, $$Fulton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Lib's Grill

American, $$, FultonAmerican, $$Fulton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sushi Nari

Asian, $$, ColumbiaAsian, $$Columbia
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Walrus Oyster & Ale House

American, $$, ColumbiaAmerican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

The Corner Stable

American, $$, ColumbiaAmerican, $$Columbia
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Seafood craving shouldn't be so tough. We pored over ratings for 5440 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Ellicott City and 127 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These spots have been featured in . We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Seafood aficionado in you will rejoice.

Most common questions

UMI Sushi, mad chef kitchen & bar, and Rainpia are the highest-rated seafood spots for dinner in Ellicott City.

UMI Sushi, mad chef kitchen & bar, and EC Diner are the highest-rated seafood spots for take-out in Ellicott City.

UMI Sushi, mad chef kitchen & bar, and Rainpia have outdoor seating and Seafood in Ellicott City.

UMI Sushi, mad chef kitchen & bar, and Rainpia are the highest-rated seafood spots to get a quick lunch in Ellicott City.

There are 19 seafood spots in Ellicott City.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • The perfect complement to fish and chips


    Experts suggest pairing a fish and chips with a glass of pear cider, a popular cider.


  • Vinho Verde Rose with your tempura prawn handroll

    A glass of something that the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter should be what you pair your tempura prawn handroll with. You can’t go wrong pairing your food with a white wine like Vinho Verde Rose.

Factoids about Seafood

  • A fast eater

    Joey Chestnutate the most fish taco in the world by finishing no fewer than 23. Who’s up for breaking this record?

  • Wallet breaking nigiri

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

  • The original fish taco

    The next time you bite into a deliciousfish taco remember to thank Mexico who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking info

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