New York: Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (2,666 reviews)
> Address: 1221 Ave Of The Americas, New York City
One of 15 Del Frisco’s restaurants around the country, this Manhattan establishment honors the common steakhouse tradition of serving plenty of seafood as well as meat. A shellfish plateau includes king crab legs, jumbo shrimp, and crab claws. There’s a shrimp tasting involving three different sauces, and; the jumbo crab cake comes with Cajun lobster cream sauce. Salmon, tuna, Chilean sea bass, and more are among the entrees.
North Carolina: Salt & Lime Cabo Grill
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (689 reviews)
> Address: 6006 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh
The seafood specialties are scattered throughout this Baja-inspired Mexican restaurant, but Yelp reviewers single out such dishes as the Key lime mahi mahi, surf and turf burrito, spicy shrimp tacos, and spiced calamari, among others.
North Dakota: Maxwells Restaurant & Bar
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (80 reviews)
> Address: 1380 9th St. E, West Fargo
Seafood dishes join the meat choices at this “casual fine dining” restaurant. Rare seared ahi tuna, day boat sea scallops with house bacon and lobster red curry sauce, lobster fettuccine, and lemon-grilled wild Alaskan coho salmon — as well as a daily fish special — are among the offerings. “Phenomenal food” and “so good” enthuse Yelpers.
Ohio: Akai Hana
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (510 reviews)
> Address: 1173 Old Henderson Rd Columbus
“Best sushi in town,” “fabulous sushi!,” and “a must visit for all sushi lovers,” according to Yelpers. Beyond the extensive sushi and sashimi offerings, there are numerous cooked fish and shellfish dishes and even several Korean seafood specialties.
Oklahoma: The Crawfish Pot
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (171 reviews)
> Address: 2142 W. 240 Service Rd., Oklahoma City
Louisiana-style boiled seafood — crawfish, king crab, snow crab, clams, and head-on shrimp — is the focus here, but there are also seafood po’boys, crab cakes, crab or crawfish wontons, fried oysters or catfish, and plenty of other fish and shellfish choices.