Just because Raleigh isn't a coastal city doesn't mean we don't have great seafood! Whether you're in the mood for fried clam strips or seared Ahi tuna, Raleigh has you covered. Here are our suggestions for where to get your seafood fix. Let us know what you think of them and what your favorite seafood spots are in the comments!
The 42nd St. Oyster Bar is one of the South's most famous landmark restaurants, satisfying thousands of grateful patrons since its humble beginnings in 1931 as a grocery store offering oysters and draft beer. Today, the eclectic environment with a rich heritage caters to all interests, from the formal dining area to the oyster bar and cocktail bar.
A local favorite among Raleigh residents, Shuckers Oyster Bar & Grill in Wake Forest offers a diverse menu featuring fantastic steaks, best selling Sea Chowder and Shrimp & Grits, original mixed drinks, addictive Hush Puppies, and much more. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
18 Seaboard is a contemporary-style restaurant that prides itself on locally-sourced ingredients, an intimate atmosphere, and a delightfully interesting menu. Patrons rave about the pork shank as well as the seafood, and the desserts are not to be missed! Give 18 Seaboard a try and let us know what you think!
While we set out to provide you with a top 5 list of places to try for your seafood fix, it seems we would be remiss if we neglected to mention the NC Seafood Restaurant at the Farmer's Market. With a wide selection of calabash-style plates as well as sandwiches and broiled plates, the NC Seafood Restaurant at the Farmer's Market is a local favorite. For take-out orders, give them a call at (919) 833-4661 and view their menu here.