Best Seafood Restaurants in Charlotte

Expert recommended Top 3 Seafood Restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina. All of our seafood restaurants face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


6902 Phillips Place, Charlotte, NC 28210 Directions

Since 2000

Black Bass, Miso Soup, Lobster Spring Roll, Crab Croquettes, Scottish Salmon, Upstream Crab Cakes, Sweet and Sour Calamari, Red Snapper, Spicy Octopus, Crispy Cod Sandwich, Yellowfin Tuna, Oven Roasted Oysters, Mussels, Tuna Roll, Pecan Crusted NC Trout, King Scallops and Prawns, Sake Marinated Sea Bas, Lobster Tails & Shellfish

'Upstream' prides itself on serving only the freshest seafood of the highest quality in a sophisticated restaurant setting. It offers a unique dining experience that is located in Phillips Place in the South Park area of Charlotte. You can enjoy dayboat fresh seafood and find yourself surrounded by the contemporary decor and a sophisticated ambiance. Executive Chef Sam Diminich and Proprietor Tripp Cagle feature only the freshest dayboat seafood and the best sushi. The Chef, Diminich, is passionate about working with local ingredients. His goal is to have a celebratory impact on the guest dining experience. The restaurant's award-winning Pacific Rim cuisine is matched only by its innovative wine list and a relaxed, soothing ambiance.

Price: Starts from $5



Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri & Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sun Brunch: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun Dinner: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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129 East 5th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 Directions

Since 2016

Squid Chow Chow, Grilled Salmon, Smoked White Fish Caesar Salad, Oysters Noda, Maine Mussels, Braised Greens, French Pear Martini, Clam Chowder, High Roller, House and Roasted Duck Salad, Lobster Bisque and Roll, Holy Smoke, Corn Fritters, Catfish Reuben, Slaw, Oyster Jammer, Sea Level Burger, Boneless Beef Short Rib, Tequila & Duck Taco

'Sea Level NC' is a culinary-driven, sustainable seafood restaurant located in the heart of uptown in Charlotte. It is known for its fresh-catch features, a la carte oyster program, and cocktail list curated by award-winning, Colleen Hughes. The restaurant is committed to sourcing and serving only non-threatened species. Their core offerings, including their signature oyster, are harvested from NC farms and in partnership with Carolina fisherman. Sea Level NC has popular menus that include crab benedict, knife and fok sandwich, grits and eggs, grilled salmon, swordfish, fried catfish, and apple endive salad. You can enjoy lunch, brunch, and dinner at the bar or the outside patio.

Price: Starts from $3.5

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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri & Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sun Closed

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4335 Barclay Downs Drive, Charlotte, NC 28209 Directions

Since 2005

Lobster Cobb Tower, Crispy Cod Sandwich, Grilled Chopped Salads, Crispy Fish Tacos, Pesto Monkfish, Blackened Open Blue Cobia, Pan Seared Mahi Mahi, Shrimp Stuffed Salmon, Bourbon Glazed Salmon, Shrimp Kisses, Lump Crab Cake, Beef Medallions Bordelaise, Seared Ahi Tuna, Ultimate Mixed Grill, Herb Broth Chilean Sea Bass & Center Cut Filet Mignon

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks is an upscale steak & seafood chain known for its clubby environs & happy hour. It is conveniently situated near Harris Pavilion & Symphony Park. The restaurant is uniquely designed to create an inviting, original, and relaxed atmosphere, where guests can enjoy the highest quality dining experience. Their menu is printed twice daily, featuring the signature 'Fresh Fish' highlighting an impressive number of fresh seafood varieties, in addition to aged steaks, poultry, entrée salads, and pasta. You can visit their lively bar and enjoy traditional mixology at its best, featuring classic cocktails made from scratch using fresh-squeezed juices, bottled and tap beer, or choose a selection from their extensive wine list to accompany your meal.

Price: Starts from $3



Mon - Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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