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The 10 Best Seafood Restaurants In Tampa

Updated: October 6, 2021

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Tampa you will find it at these restaurants. We analyzed millions of diner and critic reviews from the best sites for the freshest seafood places in Tampa. Don’t wait before giving in to the craving for calamari, shrimp or salmon visit these spots ASAP!

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Rusty Pelican - Tampa

American, $$$, Tampa International Airport AreaAmerican, $$$Tampa, Tampa International Airport Area
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Seafood in Tampa

    USA Today
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Seafood Restaurants in Tampa

    Three Best Rated

Ocean Prime

New American, $$$$, Tampa International Airport AreaNew American, $$$$Tampa, Tampa International Airport Area
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Seafood Restaurants in Tampa

    Three Best Rated
  • My Area Network, 2020

    Crabs and Crawfish in Tampa | Shellfish, Crustaceans, and More!

    My Area Network, 2020

Happy Fish

Peruvian, $$, WellswoodPeruvian, $$Tampa, Wellswood
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

American, $$$$, Carver CityAmerican, $$$$Tampa, Carver City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus in Tampa

    USA Today

Ruth's Chris Steak House

American, $$$$, Carver CityAmerican, $$$$Tampa, Carver City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
  • My Area Network, 2015

    20 Best Date-Night Tampa Restaurants You Need to Try

    My Area Network, 2015

Whiskey Joe's Bar & Grill - Tampa

American, $$, Tampa International Airport AreaAmerican, $$Tampa, Tampa International Airport Area
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0
  • Tampa Bay is Awesome

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    Tampa Bay is Awesome

Kona Grill

American, $$, Carver CityAmerican, $$Tampa, Carver City
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • My Area Network, 2015

    20 Best Date-Night Tampa Restaurants You Need to Try

    My Area Network, 2015

Shells Seafood Restaurant - North Tampa

American, $$, University SquareAmerican, $$Tampa, University Square
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Glory Days Grill Florida

American, $$, West MeadowsAmerican, $$Tampa, West Meadows
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Salem's Fresh Eats

American, $$, NortheastAmerican, $$Tampa, Northeast
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate this list?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Tampa. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 7862 restaurants in Tampa, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 266 lists and articles from experts at USA Today, Tampa Bay is Awesome and My Area Network and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in USA Today - Best Restaurants with Gluten-Free Menus in Tampa, Tampa Bay is Awesome - 38 AWESOME Waterfront Bars and Restaurants in Tampa Bay and My Area Network - 20 Best Date-Night Tampa Restaurants You Need to Try. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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