Looking to sample the best seafood around town?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end seafood hot spots in Tampa, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.
1. Ocean Prime
Ocean Prime, located at 2205 N. Westshore Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy steakhouse and New American spot, which offers seafood and more, four stars out of 599 reviews.
Ocean Prime is the latest edition to restaurateur Cameron Mitchell's steakhouse and seafood dining locations. On the menu, look for the dynamite sushi rolls, the seafood tower, surf 'n' turf with sea scallops and slow braised short ribs and the goat cheese ravioli appetizer. Also, check out this spot's gluten-free options.
Oystercatchers, a cocktail bar and traditional American spot that offers seafood and more, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 555 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2900 Bayport Drive to see for yourself.
Seafood lovers can enjoy ocean views and indulge on fresh oysters, crab cakes and more any day of the week.
A Sunday brunch buffet features fresh seafood, sushi, vegetarian options, caviars and pastries. Yelpers' favorite menu items include the lobster bisque; braised octopus served on a bed of chimichurri sauce and Rockefeller oysters.
3. Rusty Pelican
Check out Rusty Pelican, which has earned four stars out of 481 reviews on Yelp. Treat yourself at the venues and event space and New American spot, which offers seafood and more, by heading over to 2425 Rocky Point Drive.
Start off with the tuna tartare, roasted eggplant and artichoke ravioli. Feast on seafood dishes with Caribbean flair, ranging from black grouper with succotash to crispy local snapper to lemon garlic shrimp risotto. View the menus.