The Best Seafood Restaurants in Toronto
The best seafood restaurants in Toronto stand out through their close connections to suppliers, netting them a steady supply of freshly-caught seafare flown in directly from the dock. On the plate, that translates to succulent shellfish, sublimely fresh fish and seasonal specialties - all of which live up to the impressive hype.
Here are the best seafood restaurants in Toronto.
Freshly shucked oysters might be this King West restaurant’s forte, but seasonal catches of lobster, king crab and clams all make their way onto the menu. As an importer of saltwater and freshwater seafoods, Rodney’s has established itself as the city’s top seafood source - not just for diners, but for countless other restaurants citywide. More »
Located in the heart of the Financial District, this upmarket seafood restaurant has deep-pocketed power lunchers hooked. Those looking to flex the company card can dine on chilled seafood platters, lobster hot pots and steaming bowls of mussels. More »
Find this casual and cozy Maritime-themed restaurant on Roncy dishing out generous helpings of East Coast hospitality along with seasonal catches of just flown-in seafood. The menu features whole fish preparations and raw bar selections, as well as nostalgic comfort foods like Digby scallop and corn chowder and lobster bisque-braised chicken. More »
Located on West Queen West at the edge of Trinity Bellwoods, this oyster house is a superb spot to net yourself an assortment of freshly shucked bivalves. Aside from reputed aphrodisiacs, fall in love with the surf-centric menu featuring overflowing lobster rolls, steamed clams and shellfish studded soups and pastas. More »
Three locations of this seafood eatery offer varied menus swimming with iconic favourites like buttery lobster rolls, tiered towers of chilled shellfish, and hearty steaming seafood boils. Expect to find patrons knocking back oysters at the bar while lobster tail-garnished Caesar cocktails seemingly find their way to every table. More »
Located on the main floor of St. Lawrence Market, the bustling take-away kitchen offers an extensive menu, including soups, sandwiches, fish fry baskets and seafare from the grill. The lobster rolls are some of the best in the city, but diners rave about the crab cakes, lobster bisque and grilled octopus. More »
This family-owned and operated seafood restaurant prides itself on being the first to introduce Torontonians to calamari, clams Buzara, and grilled octopus. Located on Davenport since the ‘70s, the restaurant attributes its longevity to its fanciful atmosphere, congenial service and ultra-fresh menu inspired by the Dalmatian coast. More »
The vast and varied selection of oysters are the main attraction at this seafood restaurant located in the heart of Scarborough. The menu offers every other imaginable delicacy, too, from fried calamari and fish and chips to pan-seared scallops and steaming bowls of bouillabaisse. More »
Riding the wave of success of nearby Buster's, this spin-off eatery attracts the overflow looking for an alternative to the frenetic line-ups and seat-free experience found inside St. Lawrence Market. Located across the street, this casual spot offers a menu featuring all-time favourites like fish and chips, lobster rolls and grilled seafood specialties. More »