Oakland’s restaurants are easily at the top of many publications’ food lists, and for good reason: the culture and The locations are all ripe with great food, unique restaurant concepts and world-class talent.
From casual, affordable restaurants to upscale, splurge-worthy eateries, you can find it all in Oakland. The same is true for seafood. Crave unique gourmet entrees in a traditional steakhouse setting, or more casual seafood shack-style favorites like fried fish and seafood! Stew? Or how about garnishing it with Caribbean-style seafood, with a Jamaican home-cooked influence? Find more to eat at our list of the five best seafood restaurants in Auckland.
A Bay Area favorite since the 1970s, the award-winning Scott’s Seafood has been serving the hungry The diner service. Besides the food, there’s a lot to love about the place: the waterfront views and live music from pianists to jazz bands. From June through November, the menu also features monthly themes, such as Pacific Rim in June, Deep South in August, and Old-fashioned clam bake. However, the standard menu doesn’t disappoint. Appetizers range from calamari to clam chowder, shrimp to shelled oysters. On the main course menu, you’ll find Scott’s famous Dungeness Crab Seafood Cioppino , fresh fish, Dungeness crab and shellfish are simmered in a hearty marinara sauce. For the non-seafood lover in your life, a succulent steak awaits.
Kincaid Bay Estate
The nearby Kincaid’s Bay House, also on the beach, is a seafood restaurant, steakhouse and steakhouse all rolled into one. Fresh fish is flown in daily, and the steaks are cut to the highest quality. Appetizers include oven-roasted crab and artichoke dip and oysters on the half shell. Several soup and salad options are also available. Seafood entrees include pan-seared shellfish macaroni and seafood Louie salad with grilled salmon, Dungeness crab and poached prawns. However, even seafood lovers may be tempted by the specialty steaks. The American Wagyu Sirloin is a 40-day aged steak served with crispy onion tater tots, roasted green and carne asada beans, sliced almonds, a Aged balsamic vinegar, mustard and cabernet half-summer.
1 Franklin Street.
Quinn’s Lighthouse Restaurant & Bar
This casual (but still elegant) restaurant takes “waterfront” to a whole new level.Quinn’s Restaurant Situated in a landmark lighthouse built in the late 1800s, it features an in-house restaurant as well as an upper deck bar with floors everywhere! Peanut shells. There’s also seating outside on the deck overlooking the pier. The menu ranges from fish and chips to seafood chowder (clams, mussels, calamari and prawns in a vegetable and rice clam chowder), seafood ravioli to crab Meat Stuffed Salmon. the “Doodaa” plate at Quinn’s starts with black beans, two grains of rice, corn salsa. Avocado and fresh vegetables, topped with a choice of chicken, salmon, prawns or nothing at all. The other attraction? This East Bay restaurant wins awards for its wine list.
As a small, family-owned restaurant, Marica is far from the coast, but that doesn’t mean the seafood here isn’t fresh or Good to eat. The menu’s specials change weekly, but you can expect appetizers like mussels in a white wine Puno Verde onion soup, hand-chopped Calamari and shrimp tacos. Other popular dishes include mesquite grilled swordfish and seafood chowder in 20-hour lobster cognac tomato soup, as well as scallops, shrimp and rock Codfish. Be sure to save room for their beautiful desserts, like the berry pancakes. Tip: Marica offers delivery, so if you can’t make it to the restaurant, they’ll give you their bounty! .
5301 College Ave.
If your penchant for seafood goes beyond that – with a Caribbean twist, for example – Kingston 11 has you covered. This best Jamaican restaurant in town offers more than just seafood options-salted fish cakes, wild Gulf shrimp with tamarind sauce, grilled salmon with sauerkraut! and sweet potatoes – and also offers local Caribbean favorites like curried goat and jerk chicken. Stop by for lunch for specialties like swordfish and cabbage fried rice, a great example of Jamaican home cooking.
2270 Telegraph Ave.