When we need Louisiana shrimp we drop in on these San Diego 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 San Diego. With everything from Asian har gow to Cajun shrimp bisque, there is something for every shrimp lover at these top spots.
Choosing the right spot for Shrimp can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10162 spots across San Diego, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 624 lists and articles from the likes of USA Today, Eater and Zagat – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like USA Today - Best Seafood in San Diego, Eater - Where to Eat Seafood in San Diego and Zagat - 11 Lobster Dishes You Must Try in San Diego. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in San Diego Shrimp.
At the St. Elmo shrimp-eating competition, Joey Chestnut ate the most shrimp in modern history, finishing exactly 12 pounds of it.
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