The Optimist is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

1. The Optimist

9.5
914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 192 tips and reviews

Mel D.Mel D: The lobster rolls are the best. Chunks of lobster nestled in a soft toasted roll. I would also recommend the West Coast oysters.

Lewis J.Lewis James: Oysters, seafood, fish, and amazing crackers!

Andrea B.Andrea Bella: The octopus appetizer and She crab soup, the best. Great wine selection too.

Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

2. Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House

9.1
437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Grant Park · 208 tips and reviews

SamSam: Incredible fish stew and great bloody mary!

Jeff W.Jeff W: Excellent seafood. Great beer selection on tap, wonderful waitstaff. I enjoyed the shrimp and grits, by far the best I have ever had.

Glen A.Glen Austin: My new favorite in Atlanta. Great fish and service was excellent!

Steamhouse Lounge is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

3. Steamhouse Lounge

9.0
1051 W Peachtree St NW (11th St), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Midtown · 118 tips and reviews

Around Town Shopper A.Around Town Shopper ATLANTA: The Lobster Bisque here isn't just the best in the city, it is the best we have ever had. Be sure to come by for $5 dozen oysters on Wednesdays.

Sasha C.Sasha Chulkova: Loves everything I got! Lobster bisque is awesome. Can't wait to visit Atlanta again and come back!

DevontaDevonta: I recommend the Fried Pickles, Pepperjack Grits and Spicy Shrimp Quesadilla! All Good! Sit on the top balcony.

Two Urban Licks is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

4. Two Urban Licks

9.2
820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Poncey-Highland · 226 tips and reviews

Patrick L.Patrick Lester: Everything is great, but the infused cocktails and the salmon chips are a must!

Patrick L.Patrick Lee: Salmon chips as a starter and brisket as an entree are a great pair. Cool ambiance and great view of the Atlanta skyline. Good spot for a date.

Ryan N.Ryan Nixon: Fantastic ambiance, innovative cocktails and wonderful fusion cuisine. Pork belly and mussels are solid. Sea bass was next level amazing.

Atlanta Fish Market is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

5. Atlanta Fish Market

8.8
265 Pharr Rd NE (at North Fulton Drive), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Garden Hills · 108 tips and reviews

Creative Loafing AtlantaCreative Loafing Atlanta: The lobster roll, one of CL's 100 Best Dishes, features meat tossed in a not-so-secret recipe of homemade mayo, cayenne pepper, and lemon stuffed into a toasty, buttered brioche bun. Read more.

David S.David Sanders: Oysters Rockerfeller was awesome! Truly enjoyed the Seafood Newburg and the grilled. swordfish !

Deb T.Deb T: Best Sea Bass I've had in some time...and I'm from San Francisco!! Prepared Hong Kong style w/side of rice and paired with a Kale Salad was perfect! Good selection of wine by the glass.

Legal Sea Foods is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

6. Legal Sea Foods

8.7
275 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown Atlanta · 84 tips and reviews

Jef A.Jef A: Salmon with crab cakes and asparagus is delicious.

Ryan B.Ryan Brackett: Grilled shrimp, scallops, steak, opinion strings and cheese grits... Awesome!!

Jodi H.Jodi Hall-Cameron: Oysters! !! The fresh shucked oysters are great. Upgrade to the premium sides. Mushrooms are really good as well. Loved it

Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

7. Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House

8.7
685 11th St NW, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · West Midtown · 183 tips and reviews

Molly J.Molly Jones: I love love love the zucchini fries and the shrimp salad!! There is usually a line so get there early or be prepared to wait. GREAT PATIO!!

Johnny M.Johnny Mac: Local beer, great food, try the tacos combo (Catfish, calamari, & shrimp)!

Lee A.Lee Alexander: Gator bites, shrimp and scallops, and their potato chips are all to die for. Definitely a great place to go.

Fontaine's Oyster House is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

8. Fontaine's Oyster House

8.7
1026 N Highland Ave NE (at Virginia Ave.), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Virginia Highland · 88 tips and reviews

Arianne F.Arianne Fielder: The oyster stew is delicious, esp on a cold night. Beer specials are always going and the patio is superb!

Mike L.Mike Lee: Fresh oysters, great beer... What else do you need?

Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & AssociatesIntown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates: Very. Good. Food. The oysters are ice cold and fresh, the red beans and rice is perfectly seasoned, and the gumbo roux is made just right.

Kyma is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

9. Kyma

9.2
3085 Piedmont Rd NE (E. Paces Ferry), Atlanta, GA
Greek Restaurant · Buckhead · 60 tips and reviews

G J.G J: Try the Grilled Oysters - Olive oil, lemon, mint, coriander, chives, yum!

Christina H.Christina Homer: Octopus, squash chips & lamb pie are all amazing! Very accommodating for celebrations.

Rom P.Rom Papadopoulos: Freshest Fish in the city! Octopus is out of this world!

Hankook Taqueria is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

10. Hankook Taqueria

9.3
1341 Collier Rd NW, Atlanta, GA
Taco Place · Underwood Hills · 139 tips and reviews

Walter L.Walter Lewis: Favorite dishes: Calamari taco, Fish taco, & Sesame fries!

Lakeshia B.Lakeshia Burnside: The calamari tacos are awesome! I can eat 10 of these things!

Linda Y.Linda Yan: Must eat is the fish taco with sesame fries, and the bimbim bop! If you are hungry the bimbim bop is the way to go. Great service by amazing people.

South City Kitchen is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

11. South City Kitchen

9.4
1144 Crescent Ave NE (at 14th Street), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 178 tips and reviews

Tawana B.Tawana Burnett: Shrimp and grits were really good. Would recommend brunch here and taking a 1st or 2nd look at the drink menu. Really great drinks to pair with your meal.

Ticket AlternativeTicket Alternative: The must haves: she crab soup, fried green tomatoes, crab hash & the crab cake sandwich. Tasty!

Michael W.Michael White: Fabulous duck!! Unbelievable halibut. Awesome buttery filet. Simple but perfect flat iron steak. Great cocktails. Better than Gun Show.

JCT Kitchen & Bar is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

12. JCT Kitchen & Bar

9.3
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn Huff Rd NW & 14th St.), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Northwest Atlanta · 198 tips and reviews

EmilyEmily: Try the Lobster Roll (Sandwich) - Gorgeous, butter-toasted golden brown H&F bun, stuffed with perfectly cooked, sweet meat from a 1.25 lb lobster, barely dressed with mayo, lemon, shallots, herbs. Go

EaterEater: The restaurant has items that conjure up South with a twist, deviled eggs & pork belly w/ clams & all kinds of poultry: fried chicken, hot chicken oysters, chicken liver mousse, ect. [Eater 38 Member]

GeoffGeoff: Best mussels, french fries, burgers, and fried chicken in Atlanta.

Serpas True Food is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

13. Serpas True Food

9.0
659 Auburn Ave NE (btw Irwin & Gaspero), Atlanta, GA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward · 89 tips and reviews

Donna B.Donna Bee: Abita on tap. Great bartenders. Amazing scallops. Good beignets.

miss lucymiss lucy: The tuna tartar, calamari and beef patti burger, all delish!

Bryan S.Bryan Small 🍴🔪: The Salmon Chips & Tuna Tartar are excellent! Don't forget the Fried Apple Pie!😉

Nuevo Laredo Cantina is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

14. Nuevo Laredo Cantina

9.1
1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA
Mexican Restaurant · Bolton · 130 tips and reviews

Will S.Will Shropshire: Lobster Tacos/Quesadillas are amazing. Guacamole and Queso are best i've had. And please have a Margarita

AdrianAdrian: Cadillac Crab Cakes and brisket quesadillas are amazing! Great enchiladas too. I'm originally from central California, so I've had REAL Mexican cuisine. Nuevo Laredo is the real deal!

Di Anna S.Di Anna Schlarb: Salsa is awesome, fish tacos were great, taco salad best around! Hard to get in. Try 4:30-5 or no dice, lonnnggg wait.

The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill is one of The 15 Best Places for a Seafood in Atlanta.

15. The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill

8.7
3279 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Buckhead · 48 tips and reviews

Carly O.Carly Orbon: Must try the buttered Maine Lobster roll!

Mac F.Mac Frampton: The best lobster bisque I have had in a long time.

Andrea B.Andrea Bella: Best lobster roll sandwich I had and amazing hush puppies.