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The 9 Best Seafood Restaurants Near Newark

Updated: June 28, 2022

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Newark 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 Newark. For the best freshly caught crawfish, tuna, and salmon head to these fantastic dining destinations.

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Aunt Vonda’s Kitchen Table

$$, Newark$$Newark
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Olive Tree Cafe

Mediterranean, $$, NewarkMediterranean, $$Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Taverna

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Skipjack Dining

New American, $$, NewarkNew American, $$Newark
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

The Blue Crab Grill

American, $$, NewarkAmerican, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Brio Italian Grille

Italian, $$, NewarkItalian, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille

American, $$, NewarkAmerican, $$Newark
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Baker's Restaurant

American, $$, ElktonAmerican, $$Elkton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Unwined on the Water

American, $$, ElktonAmerican, $$Elkton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.0

How was this list created?

Finding the best Seafood spots in Newark can take way too long. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16402 restaurants in Newark, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 770 lists and articles from experts at and more. All with some boam magic. Don’t bother looking for we’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Newark Seafood.

Most common questions

Crabbian House, Olive Tree Cafe, and Taverna are the highest-rated seafood spots for a pick-up order in Newark.

There are 26 seafood spots in Newark.

Aunt Vonda’s Kitchen Table, Oishii Ocean, and Crabbian House have outdoor seating and Seafood in Newark.

Olive Tree Cafe, Taverna, and Skipjack Dining are the highest-rated seafood spots that are good for a date night in Newark.

Aunt Vonda’s Kitchen Table, Oishii Ocean, and Crabbian House are the highest-rated seafood spots for lunch in Newark.

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 perfect match for battered hake

    Experts recommend pairing a battered hake with a glass of Cava, a popular sparkling wine.

Factoids about Seafood

  • The most expensive bluefin tuna

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $3,082,610 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, bluefin tuna?

  • Ready for 141 pieces of sushi?

    Are you a fan of sushi? The current record for eating the most sushi is 141 pieces in only 6! Do you love sushi enough to beat this record?

  • The world 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.

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