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The 8 Best Seafood Restaurants Near Solana Beach

Updated: May 2, 2022

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Solana Beach you will find it at these restaurants. We analyzed millions of diner and critic reviews from the best sites for the freshest seafood places in Solana Beach. For the best freshly caught crawfish, tuna, and salmon head to these fantastic dining destinations.

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Samurai Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Solana BeachJapanese, $$Solana Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

The Fish Market - Solana Beach

American, $$, Solana BeachAmerican, $$Solana Beach
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Maurizio Trattoria Italiana

Italian, $$, EncinitasItalian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Kai Ola Sushi

Japanese, $$, EncinitasJapanese, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

Italian, $$, EncinitasItalian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Trattoria I Trulli

Italian, $$, EncinitasItalian, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Lobster West

$$, Encinitas$$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Hooked On Sushi - Encinitas

Japanese, $$, EncinitasJapanese, $$Encinitas
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How was this list created?

Finding the best Seafood spots in Solana Beach can take way too long. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10162 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 624 lists and articles from and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These spots have been featured in . As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Seafood aficionado in you will rejoice.

Frequently asked questions

Alce 101 Kitchen + Tequileria, Pamplemousse Grille, and Fish District - Solana Beach are the highest-rated seafood spots for dinner in Solana Beach.

Samurai Japanese Restaurant and Red Tracton's are the highest-rated upscale spots for seafood in Solana Beach.

Alce 101 Kitchen + Tequileria, Pamplemousse Grille, and Fish District - Solana Beach have outdoor seating and Seafood in Solana Beach.

Alce 101 Kitchen + Tequileria, Fish District - Solana Beach, and Rubio's Coastal Grill are the highest-rated seafood spots for take-out in Solana Beach.

Fish District - Solana Beach, Rubio's Coastal Grill, and Samurai Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated spots for seafood delivery in Solana Beach.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • Pair Vinho Verde Rose with tempura prawn handroll

    When considering what goes best with tempura prawn handroll, we recommend a glass of Vinho Verde Rose, it truly 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 fish and chips

    Experts often pair fish and chips with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts about Seafood

  • Who made the first lobster roll?

    If you happen to think of The United States, just know that the lobster roll was invented there in 1929.

  • October = Seafood festival

    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.

  • Think you love shrimp

    At the St. Elmo shrimp-eating competition, Joey Chestnut ate the most shrimp in modern history, finishing exactly 12 pounds of it.

Parking information

We’ve all struggled to find good parking near restaurants in Solana Beach. 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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