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

1. The Optimist

914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 186 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.

Carly L.Carly Loux: The east coast oysters and the shrimp a la plancha were phenomenal! Also the hush puppies beignet style are a must try! Amazing restaurant and service!

TinaTina: The octopus is fantastic! Just had late night appetizers and a cocktail. Glad we came here!

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

437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Grant Park · 207 tips and reviews

Tiffany T.Tiffany Taylor: Really great place, the LIBATIONS are on point! I personally love their scallops and white fish! The veggies are very fresh and cooked correctly! I love this place both locations!

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.

Boyce T.Boyce Thompson jr: The seafood is excellent!! They have a variety of food on the menu for everyone. Lunch or dinner on the rooftop in the spring is beautiful!!

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

3. Steamhouse Lounge

1051 W Peachtree St NW (11th St), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Midtown · 115 tips and reviews

Colleen H.Colleen Hartman: Lobster bisque is the best that I've ever had in the world.

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.

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

820 Ralph McGill Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Poncey-Highland · 223 tips and reviews

AtlantaAtlanta: Must: request to sit on the back patio with the incredible skyline view, try the lamb lollipops, scallops w/gouda grits, and one of their fruit infusions. Read more.

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

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

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.

Victor S.Victor Scott: Folks in Atlanta just love it. Also the house wine is very good. Fried lobster is unbelievable-delicious--stone crab, oysters delish! Can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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

6. Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House

685 11th St NW, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 180 tips and reviews

Sarah B.Sarah B: DELICIOUS SEAFOOD! Try the Sweet Mouse Toes (Baked sweet peppers stuffed with shrimp & wrapped with crispy bacon) and also the Shrimp & Scallops (baked in parchment with basil, black pepper & lemon).

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

Artur K.Artur Kim: The grilled chicken salad is bomb! The fish stew also, specially in cold and rainy days. I highly recommend both.

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

7. Legal Sea Foods

275 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Downtown Atlanta · 85 tips and reviews

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

Fernando K.Fernando Kikudome: Everything was delicious. King crab and steak goes easy for two (not hungry). The calamari entrees was fresh and we'll done. Oysters too. The lobster giant and awesome. And the Boston Desert =).

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

8. Fontaine's Oyster House

1026 N Highland Ave NE (at Virginia Ave.), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Virginia Highland · 87 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?

Leanne B.Leanne Bickford: Great place to relax on a warm day. One of the best and most laid-back patios. Good and cheap! They always have good drink specials and their Gulf oysters are big and cheap as well!

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

9. Kyma

3085 Piedmont Rd NE (E. Paces Ferry), Atlanta, GA
Greek Restaurant · Buckhead · 58 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

1341 Collier Rd NW, Atlanta, GA
Taco Place · Underwood Hills · 138 tips and reviews

Korte R.Korte Riggs: Cheap and delicious! The fries are perfect as well as the fish taco and beef! Way worth it and beats TDS any day!

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!

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

11. South City Kitchen

1144 Crescent Ave NE (at 14th Street), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 173 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!

Ronald Clayton S.Ronald Clayton Small: You can't go wrong with anything on the menu in this piece! Chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits and the crab cakes -- it's all good! The speciality drinks are the bomb as well! Nice spot!

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

12. JCT Kitchen & Bar

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn Huff Rd NW & 14th St.), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Northwest Atlanta · 193 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]

Meredith B.Meredith Blechman: One of Ford Fry's greatest. The fried chicken is delish, but there is lighter fare that is equally great: fish of the day, puréed veggie soups. Just don't forget the truffle fries.

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

13. Nuevo Laredo Cantina

1495 Chattahoochee Ave NW, Atlanta, GA
Mexican Restaurant · Bolton · 128 tips and reviews

Elise K.Elise Keeney: Get the Brisket Barbacoa or Fish Tacos. Yum! Read more.

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!

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

14. The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill

3279 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · Buckhead · 47 tips and reviews

Jennifer R.Jennifer Reid: Great tuna and free boiled peanuts. Excellent service as well. We will be back!

Jane L.Jane Le: Lobster roll, crab cakes, and oysters are great!

Chai O.Chai Odom: Good fresh seafood. Highly recommend the lobster bisque and beach balls. Nice draught beer selection.

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

15. Serpas True Food

659 Auburn Ave NE (btw Irwin & Gaspero), Atlanta, GA
Cajun / Creole Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward · 87 tips and reviews

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

Deidre P.Deidre Pledger: The bacon wrapped chicken chop, tuna tartar and beignets were best! Trout was great too!

Amol K.Amol K: Fantastic stuffed chicken, salmon, and scallops. Lemon tart dessert was great too