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The 15 Best Shrimp Restaurants In Atlanta

Updated: July 5, 2022

When we need Louisiana shrimp we drop in on these Atlanta restaurants that serve the best crustaceans in town. We found the shrimp spots featured here by analyzing the best reviews sites and food publications in Atlanta. Treat yourself to classic shrimp cocktails, coconut shrimp, and fresh shrimp sushi at these local gems.

Find the perfect Shrimp spot

The Optimist

American, $$$, Home ParkAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Home Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    The Best Seafood in Atlanta

    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 10 Seafood Restaurants In Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    Trip 101, 2021

Bon Ton

Creole, $$, MidtownCreole, $$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    The Best Seafood in Atlanta

    Trip Savvy, 2019
  • Eater, 2022

    20 Atlanta Restaurants for a Sensational Seafood Meal

    Eater, 2022

Lure

American, $$$, MidtownAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    Top 10 Seafood Restaurants In Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    Trip 101, 2021
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

South City Kitchen Midtown

American, $$, MidtownAmerican, $$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • City Seeker

    Best American in Atlanta

    City Seeker
  • Eater, 2016

    9 Atlanta Restaurants With Gluten-Free Brunch Worth Leaving the House

    Eater, 2016

Local Green Atlanta

American, $$, Vine CityAmerican, $$Atlanta, Vine City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Hungry for seafood? These 3 new Atlanta spots have you covered

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019

Crawfish Shack Seafood

Southern, $$, AtlantaSouthern, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5
  • U-Nation, 2022

    The Most Satisfying Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta

    U-Nation, 2022
  • Trip Savvy, 2019

    The Best Seafood in Atlanta

    Trip Savvy, 2019

Cajun Seafood Market

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    20 Atlanta Restaurants for a Sensational Seafood Meal

    Eater, 2022

Girl Diver

Vietnamese, $$, ReynoldstownVietnamese, $$Atlanta, Reynoldstown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2022

    20 Atlanta Restaurants for a Sensational Seafood Meal

    Eater, 2022

Tyde Tate kitchen

Thai, Underwood HillsThaiAtlanta, Underwood Hills
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    20 Atlanta Restaurants Dining Experts and Eater Readers Kept Returning to in 2021

    Eater, 2021

Tuza Taco

Mexican, $, Berkeley ParkMexican, $Atlanta, Berkeley Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Around Blandtown, Berkeley Park, and Marietta Street Artery

    Eater, 2019

Nakato Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$, Lindridge - Martin ManorJapanese, $$Atlanta, Lindridge - Martin Manor
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    Enjoy Valentine’s Day at Home With Help From These Atlanta Restaurants

    Eater, 2021
  • Eater, 2022

    30 Classic Atlanta Restaurants That Have Stood the Test of Time

    Eater, 2022

Hankook Taqueria

Korean, $, Underwood HillsKorean, $Atlanta, Underwood Hills
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Underwood Hills neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Poor Calvin's

Asian, $$, DowntownAsian, $$Atlanta, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Downtown neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Bar-Bacoa

Spanish, $$, Virginia HighlandSpanish, $$Atlanta, Virginia Highland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Are these trending Atlanta restaurants on your radar?

    Hoodline, 2019

Atlanta Breakfast Club

American, $, DowntownAmerican, $Atlanta, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    The 4 best traditional American spots in Atlanta

    Hoodline, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Downtown neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

How does it work?

Choosing the right spot for Shrimp can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We pored over ratings for 15738 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 restaurant reviews in Atlanta and 863 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Hoodline had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - 9 Atlanta Restaurants With Gluten-Free Brunch Worth Leaving the House, Hoodline - Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Downtown neighborhood and Hoodline - Are these trending Atlanta restaurants on your radar?. 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. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

Most common questions

The Optimist, South City Kitchen Midtown, and Bon Ton are the highest-rated shrimp spots for lunch in Atlanta.

The Optimist, South City Kitchen Midtown, and Nakato Japanese Restaurant are the highest-rated shrimp spots that are good for a date night in Atlanta.

The Optimist, South City Kitchen Midtown, and Bon Ton are the highest-rated shrimp spots for dinner in Atlanta.

The Optimist, South City Kitchen Midtown, and Bon Ton are the highest-rated late-night spots for shrimp in Atlanta.

The Optimist, South City Kitchen Midtown, and Bon Ton are the highest-rated shrimp spots for a pick-up order in Atlanta.

Factoids about Shrimp

  • The fastest eater

    At the St. Elmo shrimp-eating competition, Joey Chestnut ate the most shrimp in modern history, finishing no less than 12 pounds.

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