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The 5 Best Seafood Restaurants Near Gulfport

Updated: December 9, 2021

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Gulfport 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 Gulfport. Don’t wait before giving in to the craving for calamari, shrimp or salmon visit these spots ASAP!

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Backfin Blue Cafe

American, $$, GulfportAmerican, $$Gulfport
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

Snapper's Sea Grill

American, $$, St. Pete BeachAmerican, $$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life

    2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in Tampa Bay Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life
  • Creative Loafing, 2020

    The 25 ‘most romantic’ restaurants in Tampa Bay, according to Yelp

    Creative Loafing, 2020

Shrimpys Blues Bistro

Creole, $$, St. Pete BeachCreole, $$St. Pete Beach
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Mid Peninsula Seafood

$$, St. Petersburg$$St. Petersburg, Central Oak Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Pearl

African, $$$, Treasure IslandAfrican, $$$Treasure Island
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best Seafood in Gulfport. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 823905 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 7903 restaurants, and 312 lists and articles from top sources like Creative Loafing and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life. These top contenders have appeared in Creative Loafing - The 25 ‘most romantic’ restaurants in Tampa Bay, according to Yelp and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - 2021 Best Seafood Restaurants in Tampa Bay Area. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • A next-level match for tempura prawn handroll

    Experts often pair tempura prawn handroll with a glass of Vinho Verde Rose, a popular white wine.

  • Rueda with your fish and chips

    If your food palns include Fish and chips, then you should consider helping it along with some white wine. We find that a Rueda, with its hits of citrus, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Fun facts about Seafood

  • The most lavish bluefin tuna

    In 2019 in Tokyo a bluefin tuna was made that sold for p$3,082,610.

  • 12 pounds of delicious

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

  • International Sushi Day

    You better not forget what June 18th is. It’s International Sushi Day! Grab some sushi and celebrate!

Parking information

Finding parking in Gulfport can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Seafood spot.

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