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The 7 Best Seafood Restaurants In Charlotte

Updated: October 14, 2021

If you’re looking for the most decadent and satisfying seafood in Charlotte 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 Charlotte. So the next time you need coconut shrimp, calamari, or some creamy seafood chowder head to these top spots!

Find the perfect Seafood spot

Sea Level NC

American, $$, First WardAmerican, $$Charlotte, First Ward
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Seafood Restaurants In Charlotte, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2021
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Seafood Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

    Three Best Rated

The Waterman Fish Bar

American, $$, SedgefieldAmerican, $$Charlotte, Sedgefield
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Axios Charlotte, 2019

    9 best seafood restaurants in Charlotte — and what to order at each

    Axios Charlotte, 2019
  • Axios Charlotte, 2020

    17 spots to get a lobster roll in Charlotte

    Axios Charlotte, 2020

Harbor Inn Seafood Restaurant

American, $$, NewellAmerican, $$Charlotte, Newell
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Seafood Restaurants In Charlotte, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2021
  • Three Best Rated

    3 Best Seafood Restaurants in Charlotte, NC

    Three Best Rated

Crafty Crab

Creole, $$, University City NorthCreole, $$Charlotte, University City North
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Thai House - University

Thai, $$, University City SouthThai, $$Charlotte, University City South
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Basil Thai Cuisine

Thai, $$, Fourth WardThai, $$Charlotte, Fourth Ward
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • USA Today

    10 Best Restaurants

    USA Today

Captain Steve's

American, $$, East ForestAmerican, $$Charlotte, East Forest
Google: 3.8
Yelp: 3.0
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Seafood Restaurants In Charlotte, North Carolina

    Trip 101, 2021

How did we curate this list?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Seafood craving shouldn't be a full-time job. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 5351 spots across Charlotte, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 142 lists and articles from the likes of USA Today, Axios Charlotte and Trip 101 – applying our boam magic to sift through results. We cross-referenced with top lists, like USA Today - 10 Best Restaurants, Axios Charlotte - 17 spots to get a lobster roll in Charlotte and Trip 101 - 10 Seafood Restaurants In Charlotte, North Carolina. 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. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. Seafood connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Charlotte Seafood.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • A next-level pairing for Vinho Verde Rose

    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.

Factoids about Seafood

  • The longest sushi roll

    A little sushi roll never hurt anybody! The size of the longest sushi roll might surprise you, coming in at 9,332 feet 8 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

  • For the love of seafood

    seafood lovers in The United States indulge in seafood come October to celebrate National Seafood Month.

  • Hungry for shrimp?

    At the St. Elmo shrimp-eating competition, Joey Chestnut ate the most shrimp in modern history, finishing exactly 12 pounds of it.

Parking information

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. 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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