10 Seafood Restaurants In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

seafood restaurants in fort lauderdale
Richard Dean
Richard Dean 
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Famous as it is, Fort Lauderdale on Florida’s southeastern coast has always been the spot for those seeking for vitamin sea. Known for its incredible beaches and boating canals, it’s no wonder why a lot of tourists are coming in and out here, that’s why plentiful of bars, boutiques, luxury hotels, and upscale outdoor restaurants had sprung here. This town is also the heaven for “seafood lovers”, from oysters to crabs to lobsters to fishes and other marine life, the best seafood culinary is guaranteed here. Check out this article to explore the best seafood restaurants in Fort Lauderdale, Florida!

1. Kelly's Landing New England Seafood

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

If you’re craving for fish, lobsters, crabs, and other marine life, there’s a really great place in Fort Lauderdale that specializes in seafood. Presenting Kelly’s Landing, which serves mouthwatering New England and local seafood, plus an option of famous dishes, desserts, and drinks. Try their “King Crab” or “Triple Maine Lobster Tails”, you’ll be full for sure. Don’t forget to wash it down with cold beer or wine.

Kelly's Landing New England Seafood

Address: 1305 SE 17th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Website: Kelly’s Landing New England Seafood

Opening hours: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Price for two: 11 - 30 USD

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2. h Street Fisheries

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Posted by 15th Street Fisheries on Tuesday, 12 February 2019

From the ocean to your plate, indulge seafood like never before here at 15th Street Fisheries. How about eating your favorite “Spiny Lobster Tail” and “King Crab Legs” while enjoying the waterfront view - beautiful right? A one of a kind gastronomic experience is guaranteed here, as this restaurant had won eight consecutive Wine Spectator Awards, making Fisheries one of the best restaurants in South Florida.

15th Street Fisheries

Address: 1900 SE 15th St Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Website: 15th Street Fisheries

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs (11:30 AM - 10:00 PM) and Fri - Sat (11:30 AM - 11:00 PM)

Price for two: 20 - 40 USD

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3. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Dinner at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
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Shrimp lovers, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is your heaven! There’s nothing you could ask for more than having a wonderful meal of seafood next to the ocean. With its stunning beachfront location, exquisite seafood menu, and superb service, a seafood-mazing experience is waiting for you. You’ll find a variety meal of shrimp and other marine life on the menu, even mashed potatoes taste like lobster, as they were sauteed in a lobster butter sauce.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Address: 429 South Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316

Website: Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

Opening hours: Sun - Thurs (11:00 AM - 10:00 PM) and Fri - Sat (11:00 AM - 11:00 PM)

Price for two: 15 - 30 USD

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4. Southport Raw Bar

Posted by Southport Raw Bar & Restaurant on Wednesday, 6 February 2019

With its homey and cool ambiance, good service, and a wide range of mouth-watering seafood, truly, Southport Raw Bar is a gem for boaters and locals. In here, kinds of seafood are guaranteed fresh, from shrimp to mussels to oysters to clams - all are cooked deliciously and served in generous portions. Their “Old Bay Shrimp” is one of the favorites here, taste it for yourself.

Southport Raw Bar

Address: 1536 Cordova Road Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Website: Southport Raw Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Wed (11:00 AM - 12:00 AM) and Thurs - Sun (11:00 AM - 2:00 AM)

Price for two: 14 - 28 USD

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5. Coconuts

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Posted by Coconuts on Friday, 4 January 2019

Discover why Coconuts is one of the favorites in Lauderdale, is it because of their superb service or a great selection of seafood and a good marina location? Whatever it is, Coconuts is not to be missed! First to taste here is their awesome lobster rolls, and if that’s not enough for you, try their grilled oysters. It’s now time to experience the culinary pleasure for yourself.


Address: 429 Seabreeze Blvd Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Website: Coconuts

Opening hours: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Price for two: 18 - 35 USD

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6. Catfish Deweys

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

Posted by Catfish Deweys on Sunday, May 9, 2021

Forget meats for a while, and try seafood! If you’re want to dine with your family, there’s a family-friendly seafood restaurant in Fort Lauderdale that you must try. Catfish Deweys serves the finest seafood in town, all cooked with generous traditional portions. Taste the sensational and tender crab legs or if you’re up for fish, the fried catfish here is excellent.

Catfish Deweys

Address: 4003 N Andrews Ave Oakland Park, Florida

Website: Catfish Deweys

Opening hours: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Price for two: 11 - 30 USD

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7. Pirate Republic Seafood Restaurant

Posted by Pirate Republic Seafood Restaurant on Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Taste three flavors in one, seafood menu at Pirate Republic Seafood Restaurant is the fusion of Brazilian, Carribean, and Mediterranean dishes. Imagine the unique and clarity of flavor of each dish, from shrimp to lobster to oysters to fish and everything - you are bound to taste the richness of Seven Seas.

Pirate Republic Seafood Restaurant

Address: 400 SW 3rd Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

Website: [Pirate Republic Seafood Restaurant (http://www.piraterepublicbar.com/)

Opening hours: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Price for two: 15 - 35 USD

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8. Boatyard

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Posted by Boatyard on Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Everything in Boatyard is amazing, from the laidback ambiance to a wide selection of seafood and great staff, what’s not to like in here? They really walk their talk “Eat Local, Be Coastal”, as their seafood-centric menu mingles the freshest daily catches from local fishermen. All of their servings are thoughtfully prepared, from the ingredients to presentations.


Address: 1555 SE 17th St Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Website: Boatyard

Opening hours: Mon - Wed (11:30 AM - 11:00 PM), Thurs (11:30 AM - 12:00 AM), Fri - Sat (11:30 AM - 1:00 AM), and Sun (10:00 AM - 10:00 PM)

Price for two: 31 - 60 USD

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9. G&B Oyster Bar

For a relaxed night with honey or your buddies, going to G&B Oyster Bar is worth it. This restaurant features the finest seafood you could ever taste. The star here is “oysters” if you want more, you can choose among lobster comfort bowl, crab salad, ceviche, and clam chowder. Overall, this place is a combination of scenic views, fantastic seafood, and great service.

G&B Oyster Bar

Address: 429 Seabreeze Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Website: G&B Oyster Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Fri (4:00 PM - 10:00 PM), Sat (11:30 AM - 10:00 PM), and Sun (11:00 AM - 10:00 PM)

Price for two: 11 - 30 USD

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10. Rustic Inn Crabhouse

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

Grab delicious crabs at Rustic Inn Crabhouse. This waterfront seafood restaurant is famous for the best crab house in town, so imagine yourself indulging their world-class garlic crabs at the dock in a laid back atmosphere - lovely right? Meanwhile, you can tuck in at the lounge to try their original frozen cocktails.

Rustic Inn Crabhouse

Address: 4331 Anglers Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Website: Rustic Inn Crabhouse

Opening hours: Mon - Sat (11:30 AM - 10:30 PM) and Sun (12:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

Price for two: 35 - 65 USD

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Fort Lauderdale is the place for seafood lovers

Seafood Restaurant
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Who on earth would not like to have seafood? If you crave for something extraordinary and wanting a change of air, Fort Lauderdale must be on your list. This town has many mouth-watering seafood dishes to satisfy your cravings.

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