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The 4 Best Seafood Restaurants In Riverside

Updated: May 2, 2022

There are few things as satisfying for the soul as a scrumptious plate of Seafood from these Riverside venues. We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best seafood in Riverside. For the best freshly caught crawfish, tuna, and salmon head to these fantastic dining destinations.

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Seafood and Crawfish

Creole, $$, La SierraCreole, $$Riverside, La Sierra
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top spots for seafood in Riverside

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Seafood Restaurants in Riverside, CA

    Three Best Rated

Sushi R91

Japanese, $$, Hunter Industrial ParkJapanese, $$Riverside, Hunter Industrial Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Big Sky Bistro

Chinese, $$, UniversityChinese, $$Riverside, University
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

The Kickin' Crab

Creole, $$, Canyon SpringsCreole, $$Riverside, Canyon Springs
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Seafood craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We pored over ratings for 10624 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Riverside and 264 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Hoodline and Three Best Rated had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - 5 top spots for seafood in Riverside and Three Best Rated - 3 Best Seafood Restaurants in Riverside, CA to pull this list together. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Frequently asked questions

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Grapow Thai are the highest-rated seafood spots that are good for a date night in Riverside.

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and California Fish Grill are the highest-rated seafood spots for a pick-up order in Riverside.

La Burrita Marina and Mariscos Los Peloteros are the highest-rated food trucks that serve seafood in Riverside.

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Mamma Mia Restaurant and Bar are the highest-rated seafood spots that are good for groups in Riverside.

Marios Place, Le Chat Noir, and Mamma Mia Restaurant and Bar are the highest-rated seafood spots to get a quick lunch in Riverside.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • Pair tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose

    For an elevated experience, pair your tempura prawn handroll with Vinho Verde Rose. This combination works particularly well because this white wine the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • Rueda with your 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 complement to battered hake


    When having battered hake, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Cava, a popular sparkling wine.

Factoids about Seafood

  • A tasty history lesson

    The year was 1929 when the first lobster roll was made in The United States. Tasty history!

  • An iconic duo: green tea & sushi

    Did you know that green tea pairs perfectly with sushi? Don’t believe us? Try it for yourself!

  • A 2018-record from United Kingdom

    A giant fish and chips was made in February of 2018 which weighed an incredible 121 pounds and 3 ounces!

Parking info

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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