Seattle skyline with Space Needle
boam

The 6 Best Seafood Restaurants Near Lakewood

Updated: October 6, 2021

Is there anything tastier than a well-made plate of Seafood? Not when you have Lakewood restaurants like these. We determined the greatest places for seafood in Lakewood by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. Don’t wait before giving in to the craving for calamari, shrimp or salmon visit these spots ASAP!

Find the perfect restaurant

Tacoma Szechuan

Chinese, $$, LakewoodChinese, $$Lakewood, Southgate
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    The Definitive Guide to Tacoma's Best Bars and Restaurants

    Thrillist, 2017

If you travel further

Red Wagon Burgers

American, $$, TacomaAmerican, $$Tacoma
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

El Gaucho

American, $$$$, TacomaAmerican, $$$$Tacoma, New Tacoma
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Sapporo Steakhouse University Place

Japanese, $$, University PlaceJapanese, $$University Place
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Steamer's Seafood Cafe

$$, Tacoma$$Tacoma
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stanley & Seafort's

American, $$$, TacomaAmerican, $$$Tacoma, Eastside-ENACT
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from Thrillist and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Yes, we even looked at Thrillist - The Definitive Guide to Tacoma's Best Bars and Restaurants to pull this list together. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Drink pairing tips for Seafood

  • Pair Vinho Verde Rose with tempura prawn handroll

    When considering how to best enjoy your tempura prawn handroll, we would highlight how well a glass of Vinho Verde Rose complements the dish as it the carbonation will cut through heavier flavors of the batter.


  • Take fish and chips to the next level

    When ordering fish and chips, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of pear cider, a popular cider.

  • 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 go-to pairing

    One should always compliment their food with a drink that doesn't take away from the meal. If it’s sushi you’re eating, we recommend pairing it with a green tea. The delicate, earthy flavor flavors of the green tea won’t detract from the flavors of your sushi.

  • History lesson

    Do you know what food came to be in 1929 in The United States? None other than the delicious lobster roll.

  • Overpriced, much?

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $3,082,610 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, bluefin tuna?

Parking tips

Parking can be tough around Lakewood SpotHero is a digital parking reservation service that lets you pre-book a great parking spot.

Also popular in this area

Similar spots in other neighborhoods

Show more