10 Seafood Restaurants In Dallas, Texas

seafood restaurants in dallas
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Dallas is a commercial and cultural hub of North Texas. It is a modern metropolis that features a booming art scene, which you’ll see in several museums available in town, like the Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum which is in memory of the place where the late President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Other museums you should visit include Dallas Museum of Art, Crow Collection of Asian Art, and Nasher Sculpture Center; they have an extensive collection of arts that will surely fascinate and inspire the artist in you. Apart from the art, Dallas also has a rich culture, colorful history, and numerous seafood restaurants options. If you’re here to experience those choices, then read on, and discover our top 10 list of the best seafood restaurants in Dallas, Texas, and have the best dining experience ever.

1. Eddie V's Prime Seafood

If you want a classy seafood restaurant experience, then you have to dine in Eddie V’s Prime Seafood and have a dining experience fit for someone important. Poised in Uptown Oak Lawn, this fine-dining mini-chain of restaurants serves upscale steak, seafood dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and more. It has a chic ambiance, an elegant setting, valet parking, and jazz live music to accompany you while dining. Make sure to dine here before living town, you won’t surely regret it.

Eddie V's Prime Seafood

Address: 4023 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 4 pm – 11 pm/ Fri - Sat: 4 pm – 12 am/ Sun: 4 pm – 10 pm

Average price for two: USD 31 - 60

Website: Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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2. Water Grill

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

If you’re looking for a restaurant that has a wide selection of seafood dishes, then Water Grill is the perfect place to dine for you. It has a large menu that ranges from over 13 types of oyster, sea urchin, to crudo, shrimp, scallops, up to crabs, fish, and more; all served into perfection and style. Apart from the menu, you’ll also love the nautical setting of the place, which will transport you to a marina’s life, but in reality, you will still be just in Uptown. Additionally, you need to have a taste of their liquors here. They offer lots of drinks, including wines, 20 local beers on tap, hand-crafted cocktails, and more.

Water Grill

Address: 1920 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

Opening Hours: Mon - Thurs: 11 am – 10 pm/ Fri: 11 am – 11 pm/ Sat: 4 – 11 pm/ Sun: 4 – 10 pm

Average price for two: USD 30 - 60

Website: Water Grill

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3. The Oceanaire Seafood Room

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Posted by The Oceanaire Seafood Room on Friday, October 7, 2016

If you want to impress a date, the Oceanaire Seafood Room is a solid option for date night shenanigans. It has a romantic ambiance, perfect to ask that question that is only answerable by yes. The menu here offers seafood classics that is cooked to perfection and beautifully presented. Few of the bestsellers, and the food you must order to impress that date, include shrimp cocktail, crab cakes, and seafood towers. If you have extra money to splurge, why not get that steamed lobster that is so much worthy of your money. It is a must visit restaurant in Dallas for all the seafood enthusiast, no matter what if your alone or with someone or a whole group.

The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Address: 13340 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 11:30 am – 10 pm / Fri: 11:30 am – 11 pm/ Sat: 5 – 11 pm/ Sun: 5 – 9 pm

Average price for two: USD 31 - 60

Website: The Oceanaire Seafood Room

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4. Seafood Shack

Seafood Shack is a town staple in Dallas. It has three branches all over the city and a perfect after-the-movie dining destination. It is family friendly, and offers a casual setting, making it a chill dining experience. It has a wide selection of lunch and dinner menu, which includes crisp fried fish and shrimp baskets, succulent crab legs, and other dishes made from the family’s special recipe. You should also never forget to order a few of their bestsellers like the Mexican Shrimp Cocktails and delectable Ceviche. The next time you go here, bring your friends or your family with you because the more the merrier.

Seafood Shack

Address: 11625 Webb Chapel Rd, Dallas, TX 75229, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 11 am – 10 pm/ Fri: 11 am – 11 pm/ Sat: 10:30 am – 11 pm/ Sun: 10:30 am – 10 pm

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Website: Seafood Shack

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5. Truluck's

If it’s fresh seafood you’re after, Truluck is the place to be, with its seafood that is served fresh, not longer than 24 hours, which gives you a guarantee of its quality. It is a restaurant that is known for its steak, crabs, and seafood. It is also a usual go-to food establishment of its patrons for special occasions. Aside from the food, they also have a happy hour, where drinks are discounted. Additionally, do not forget to order their carrot cake, for it is the bomb. More people go here just to have a slice and a glass of champagne; never miss it when in town.


Address: 2401 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs: 11 am – 10 pm/ Fri: 11 am – 11 pm/ Sat: 10:30 am – 11 pm/ Sun: 10:30 am - 10 pm

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Website: Truluck's

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6. Dallas Fish Market

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Situated on the ground floor of the Busch-Kirby Building in Downtown, Dallas Fish Market offers the freshest seafood dishes in town, with its weekly changing menu, you can only expect that everything is fresh and of quality. Aside from the seafood fare, the restaurant also offers Texas grass-fed steaks as well as local produce. Another good thing about this food establishment is it features twenty-four wines. If you need help, the Wine Director, who also builds the wine collection, can help you with what to choose and suggest the best wine to complement your meal.

Dallas Fish Market

Address: 1501 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 11 am – 10 pm/ Fri: 11 am – 11 pm/ Sat: 5 pm –11 pm

Average price for two: USD 31 - 60

Website: Dallas Fish Market

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7. TJ's Seafood Market & Grill

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

In the midst of a fish market, TJ Fresh Seafood Market features a breezy backroom setting and offers dishes made from freshly caught seafood flown in from around the world. The restaurant always makes it a point that they have a fresh menu while serving their classics. Few of their bestseller includes shrimp cocktail and smoked salmon board. You’ll also love their light entrees that will make you order more. For their fancy customers, you have to order their caviar and partner it with a glass of champagne. Additionally, they have a bar that serves a variety of drinks like cocktails, craft beers, wine, and more.

TJ's Seafood Market & Grill

Address: 6025 Royal Ln #110, Dallas, TX 75230, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 10 am – 9 pm/ Fri - Sat: 10 am – 10 pm/ Sun: 11 am – 9 pm

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Website: TJ's Seafood Market & Grill

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8. Flying Fish

If you’re in a hurry and craving for quick seafood fix, then Flying Fish is the best food joint you need to stop by when you’re in Dallas. It is one of those order-at-the-counter kinds of restaurant that offers delicious seafood menu, which includes gumbo, homemade hushpuppies, and many kinds of grilled food. There is also a spot in the restaurant dedicated to the (“Billy Bass”) singing fish, where you can give donations, to add up to their collection. And, when you donate you get a free fish basket and a personalized wall plaque.

Flying Fish

Address: 6126 Luther Ln, Dallas, TX 75225, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Sun: 7 am – 10 pm

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Website: Flying Fish

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9. Amberjax Fish Market Grille

Located in the thriving Trinity Groves restaurant complex, AmberJax offers a fresh seafood menu with a Louisiana twist, which you will notice when you order one of these: gumbos, Po’ boys, fried oysters, shrimp, and grits. But the must-order food in their menu is the fish dishes, which include pristine slabs of cod, redfish, and swordfish, which are cooked perfectly and served creatively. After the meal, you shouldn’t forget to order their great-grandma’s Key lime pie or bread pudding, to complete AmberJax experience.

Amberjax Fish Market Grille

Address: 3011 Gulden Ln #107, Dallas, TX 75212, USA

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs: 11 am – 2:30 pm, 5 – 9 pm/ Fri: 11 am – 2:30 pm, 5 – 10 pm/ Sat: 11 am – 10 pm/ Sun: 12 – 8 pm

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Website: Amberjax Fish Market Grille

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10. Feet Seafood Joint

One of the best places to indulge on seafood cravings, 20 Feet Seafood Joint is a popular go-to restaurant for seafood fare. It features a counter-service setting, with an East-coast cuisine, and comes with an extensive menu, which includes Bluepoint oysters, New England clam chowder, fried Ipswich clams, and Maine lobster rolls. The good things don’t stop there, for almost everything in their menu is priced less than USD 20, a rare thing for a seafood restaurant. Make sure to visit this before leaving town, to experience Dallas finest.

20 Feet Seafood Joint

Address: 1160 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA

Opening hours: Sun and Tues - Thurs: 11 am – 9 pm/ Fri - Sat: 11 am – 10 pm

Average price for two: USD 11 - 30

Website: 20 Feet Seafood Joint

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Eat in Dallas

Seafood platter at the Crab And Winkle restaurant, Whitstable
Source: Photo by user Ben Sutherland used under CC BY 2.0

Be it a quick fix or a fine-dining seafood craving, Dallas got you covered, with its numerous dining options that offer freshly caught seafood fare. In case you don’t know where to start dining in, check out our list of the best seafood restaurants, in Dallas, and have the best experience ever.

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