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The 11 Best Seafood Restaurants Near National City

Updated: May 2, 2022

There are few things as satisfying for the soul as a scrumptious plate of Seafood from these National City venues. We determined the greatest places for seafood in National City by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. For the best freshly caught crawfish, tuna, and salmon head to these fantastic dining destinations.

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Goody's Sushi & Grill

Asian, $$, National CityAsian, $$National City, South Port Bussiness Center
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Crab Fever San Diego

Creole, $$, National CityCreole, $$National City, Central
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Gerry's Grill

Asian, $$, National CityAsian, $$National City
Google: 3.7
Yelp: 4.0

Karinas Mexican Seafood

Mexican, $$, National CityMexican, $$National City, Central
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Ironside Fish & Oyster

American, $$$, San DiegoAmerican, $$$San Diego, Little Italy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

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  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

Trust

New American, $$, San DiegoNew American, $$San Diego, Hillcrest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

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  • Trip Savvy, 2019

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Point Loma Cafe

American, $$, San DiegoAmerican, $$San Diego, Roseville - Fleet Ridge
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    Best Seafood in San Diego

    USA Today
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in San Diego Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

Island Prime

American, $$$, San DiegoAmerican, $$$San Diego, Midway District
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • San Diego Tourism Authority

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Surf & Soul Spot

$$, San Diego$$San Diego, Rolando
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

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    Eater, 2020

RoVino Rotisserie + Wine

Italian, $$, San DiegoItalian, $$San Diego, Harborview
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

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Civico 1845

Italian, $$, San DiegoItalian, $$San Diego, Little Italy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

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  • Vacation Idea, 2021

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    Vacation Idea, 2021

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the best Seafood spots in National City can take way too long. We analyzed 624 lists and articles from top sources like Vacation Idea, Trip Savvy and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 10162 National City restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. The restaurants you see have been featured in Vacation Idea - 12 Best Vegetarian Restaurants in San Diego, CA, Trip Savvy - The 20 Best Restaurants in San Diego and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in San Diego Area. 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. These ten restaurants offer the best Seafood in National City.

FAQ

There are 17 seafood spots in National City.

Goody's Sushi & Grill, The Ace Crab, and Poke Etc have outdoor seating and Seafood in National City.

Poke Etc, Guanatos Mexican And Sea Food, and Bistro City are the highest-rated spots for seafood delivery in National City.

Goody's Sushi & Grill, The Ace Crab, and Poke Etc are the highest-rated seafood spots for lunch in National City.

Cafe La Maze is the highest-rated seafood spot that is good for a date night in National City.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • Pair Vinho Verde Rose with tempura prawn handroll

    If your food palns include Sushi, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Vinho Verde Rose, with its hits of green fruit, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • A next-level match for fish and chips

    When ordering fish and chips, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Interesting facts about Seafood

  • A 2005-record from Thailand

    On March 23, 2005, Thailand’s Seafood fans celebrated a new world record by the seafood stick, weighing 110 pounds.

  • A delicious pairing

    Surely you’ve tried green tea with your sushi? It’s a classic pairing.

  • Celebrating Seafood

    Calling all the Seafood lovers! Did you know that there is an annual festival for Seafood in The United States? We are already planning our next trip.

Parking information

Parking in National City can be a challenge. 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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