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The 10 Best Seafood Restaurants Near San Mateo

Updated: October 6, 2021

There are few things as satisfying for the soul as a scrumptious plate of Seafood from these San Mateo venues. We determined the greatest places for seafood in San Mateo by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. For the best freshly caught crawfish, tuna, and salmon head to these fantastic dining destinations.

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Pokeatery

Hawaiian, $$, San MateoHawaiian, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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C Food Crush

Asian Fusion, $$, San MateoAsian Fusion, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Thonglor Thai Bistro

Thai, $$, San MateoThai, $$San Mateo, Central Business District
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

The Fish Market - San Mateo

American, $$, San MateoAmerican, $$San Mateo, Parkside
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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New England Lobster Market & Eatery

Spanish, $$, BurlingameSpanish, $$Burlingame
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Seiya Japanese Restaurant

Japanese, $$$, San CarlosJapanese, $$$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Bashamichi Sushi

Japanese, $$, MillbraeJapanese, $$Millbrae
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Emelina's Peruvian Restaurant

Peruvian, $$, San CarlosPeruvian, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Sixteen Mile House

American, $$$, MillbraeAmerican, $$$Millbrae
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Rustic House Oyster Bar and Grill- San Carlos

American, $$, San CarlosAmerican, $$San Carlos
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Mateo, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Find Me Gluten Free, Thrillist and CultureTrip – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Yes, we even looked at Find Me Gluten Free - Gluten Free Poke in San Francisco, Thrillist - The Peninsula's 31 Best Restaurants and CultureTrip - 10 Delicious Restaurants In San Mateo to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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