The 20 Best Seafood Restaurants in Manhattan Right Now

Which seafood restaurant in Manhattan is the best?

Looking for the best seafood restaurants in Manhattan? Then you’ve come to the right place – you can chase me with oysters (I’ve tried them 10 times), but I really like everything else. I’m in New York super-frequently with my best buddy Tino and he loves oysters, so it came that we really tried a lot.

Which spots we have grown fond of, where you get the best seafood from fish to crabs, lobster, and oysters, I now tell you here. There are also some spots that belong to several categories, for example, my beloved Grand Banks, Pilot, the Brooklyn Crab, or Italian restaurants, where there was a sensational octopus, etc.

And so that you can see at a glance which seafood restaurant is near you, you can find all the spots in Manhattan on the map.

By the way: you’ll find many more New York City spots in our Loving New York travel guides!

My Favorite Seafood Restaurants in Manhattan

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    Drift In

    Sea Food Restaurant in West Village
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    The Drift In is one of my latest new discoveries in New York: it’s located right on the Hudson River promenade in the West Village. They serve oysters and the best lobster roll in town – no wonder, the team behind the Drift In is the same as at my beloved PILOT Brooklyn and GRAND BANKs. Just great!

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    Grand Banks

    Sea Food Restaurant in Tribeca
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    Water, a great view of Manhattan and a great atmosphere – the location is simply the best. You are sitting on a historic ship called F/V Sherman Zwicker on the Hudson River and can enjoy New York from the water when the weather is fine. The place also serves great drinks and seafood.

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    Pier A Harbor House

    Sea Food Restaurant in The Battery
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    The Pier A Harbor House extends over two levels and also offers a large outdoor area. The restaurant area has been completely restored and shines in new splendor. On the second floor you will also find the cocktail bar. Here you will find seafood dishes, sandwiches and tacos on the menu. Prices range from about $15 to $25 and cocktails cost about $12 to $15. Happy Hour is from Monday to Friday from 15.00 to 19.00.

The Best Seafood Restaurants in Manhattan on the Map

A map with all seafood restaurants in Manhattan can be found here – just click on “FULL MAP” if you want to see more. You can click on each restaurant on the map to find out everything you need to know.

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I'm a true New York fan! Not only have I visited the city over 25 times but also have I spent several months here at a time. On my blog I show you the best and most beautiful spots of the city, so that you have a really good time! You can also find lots of insider tips in our New York travel guide. Also check out my hotel finder for New York!

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