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The 15 Best Shrimp Restaurants In Columbus

Updated: July 27, 2022

Salivating for stir-fried garlic shrimp? These are our favorite Columbus restaurants for this tasty crustacean. We assimilated millions of diner and critic reviews from top review sites to find the best shrimp dishes in Columbus. With everything from Asian har gow to Cajun shrimp bisque, there is something for every shrimp lover at these top spots.

Find the perfect Shrimp spot

Kai's Crab Boil

New American, $$, Olentangy CommonsNew American, $$Columbus, Olentangy Commons
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Jonesing for seafood? Check out Columbus' top 4 spots

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    The 4 best Cajun/Creole spots in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019

The Seasoning Crab

$$, Polaris$$Columbus, Polaris
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 5.0

Buckeye Pho

Vietnamese, $, Olentangy CommonsVietnamese, $Columbus, Olentangy Commons
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Explore the 5 top spots in Columbus's Olentangy Commons neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

KISSHO Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar

Asian, $$, East BroadAsian, $$Columbus, East Broad
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 5 most popular spots in Columbus' East Broad neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Lemon Grass Fusion Bistro

Asian, $$, Victorian VillageAsian, $$Columbus, Victorian Village
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in Columbus' Victorian Village neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Diaspora

Korean, $$, Indiana ForestKorean, $$Columbus, Indiana Forest
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Ninja Grill

Japanese, $$, Indiana ForestJapanese, $$Columbus, Indiana Forest
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Ridiculous Eatz

Southern, $$, Milo-GroganSouthern, $$Columbus, Milo-Grogan
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.5

Figlio

Pizza, $$, Tri-VillagePizza, $$Columbus, Tri-Village
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Lee's Seafood Boil - Columbus

Creole, $$, The GablesCreole, $$Columbus, The Gables
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Creole Kitchen

Creole, $$, Mount VernonCreole, $$Columbus, Mount Vernon
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Shrimp Lips Seafood and Chicken

Food Truck, $$, Vasser Village (Lincoln Park)Food Truck, $$Columbus, Vasser Village (Lincoln Park)
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Pacific Eatery and Catering

Asian, $$, KendaleAsian, $$Columbus, Kendale
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Barra Tacos & Cocktails

Mexican, $$, ColumbusMexican, $$Columbus
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Family Garden Chinese Restaurant

Asian, $, Northern WoodsAsian, $Columbus, Northern Woods
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

Choosing the right spot for Shrimp can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 161 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, 5530 Columbus restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Columbus' Victorian Village neighborhood, Hoodline - Check out the 5 most popular spots in Columbus' East Broad neighborhood and Hoodline - Explore the 5 top spots in Columbus's Olentangy Commons neighborhood to pull this list together. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Kai's Crab Boil, KISSHO Asian Bistro & Sushi Bar, and Hibachi Express are the highest-rated shrimp spots for a pick-up order in Columbus.

Kai's Crab Boil, The Seasoning Crab, and Bakersfield are the highest-rated shrimp spots to get a quick lunch in Columbus.

Kai's Crab Boil, The Seasoning Crab, and Bakersfield have outdoor seating and shrimp in Columbus.

Kai's Crab Boil, The Seasoning Crab, and Bakersfield are the highest-rated shrimp spots that are good for groups in Columbus.

Kai's Crab Boil, The Seasoning Crab, and Bakersfield are the highest-rated late-night spots for shrimp in Columbus.

Interesting facts about Shrimp

  • A fast eater

    12 pounds of shrimp is the crazy amount that Joey Chestnut ate in8 minutes.

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