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The 10 Best Seafood Restaurants In San Francisco

Updated: October 6, 2021

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in San Francisco you will find it at these restaurants. We did the grind and analyzed the top review sites and food publications to find the best seafood in San Francisco. Don’t wait before giving in to the craving for calamari, shrimp or salmon visit these spots ASAP!

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Bar Crudo

$$$, North Panhandle$$$San Francisco, North Panhandle
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Gary Danko

American, $$$$, Russian HillAmerican, $$$$San Francisco, Russian Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Hook Fish

$$, Outer Sunset$$San Francisco, Outer Sunset
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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AL's Place

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Waterbar

American, $$$, South BeachAmerican, $$$San Francisco, South Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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Woodhouse Fish Company

American, $$, Lower Pacific HeightsAmerican, $$San Francisco, Lower Pacific Heights
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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PPQ Dungeness Island

Vietnamese, $$, Central RichmondVietnamese, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Violet's

American, $$, Central RichmondAmerican, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Woodhouse Fish

American, $$, MissionAmerican, $$San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Dragon Beaux

Chinese, $$, Central RichmondChinese, $$San Francisco, Central Richmond
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in San Francisco. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 3104661 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 28808 restaurants, and 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Infatuation and Thrillist. Yes, we even looked at Infatuation - Where To Eat In The Richmond, Infatuation - The Best San Francisco Restaurants For Date Night and Thrillist - The Most Romantic Restaurants in San Francisco to pull this list together. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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