You’ve got to sea it for yourself!
Whether it’s for the season of Lent, or just for a diet, seafood is craved for by all. There’s a lot of seafood choices out there but we’ve listed down some of the best seafood restaurants in the Metro.
Get ready to dive in and stuff your face full of crabs, prawns, bangus, and more. Careful if you’re allergic, don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Update: Check out the Top 10 Most Loved Restaurants in Metro Manila this month!
Johnny Kahuku’s Hawaiian Shrimphouse – Newport Mall
Owned by restaurateur Raymund Magdaluyo and celebrity chef Peter Ayson, this is a Hawaiian-inspired restaurant where you will enjoy their wide variety of seafood viands here! This one has lobster and rib-eye steak!
Gumbo – SM Mall of Asia
Gumbo offers an authentic taste of Cajun and Creole cooking specializing in juicy steaks and ribs, pastas and fresh seafood fare. Some of its popular dishes include the gumbo and seafood jambalaya.
Ocean Seafood Restaurant – SM by the Bay
Ocean Seafood is a Chinese restaurant at the SM Mall of Asia that serves the best from the ocean in a multitude of cooking styles. Try their Fried Lapu-Lapu with Mango, Salted Egg Crab, and Adobong Pusit. It’s a great place for families and seafood lovers alike to get the freshest catch of the day.
No reservations accepted
Bldg D SM by the Bay, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay
Bay Brothers Surf and Turf – SM Mall of Asia (Pasay)
Bay Brothers is a seafood and steak restaurant that gives you a bang-for-buck surf n’ turf experience. The Surf N’ Turf set has steaks, shrimps, tuna skewers, plus four side orders and four iced teas.
Blue Posts Boiling Crabs & Shrimps – O Square Building
Blue Posts Boiling Crabs is a known family-style seafood restaurant from Davao that offers fresh seafood boiled, marinated in different flavors and sealed in bags. Get ready for messy tables, as well as messy hands and faces.
Bangus Specialty Restaurant – Connecticut Carpark (SJ)
Don’t be fooled by their name, Bangus Specialty Restaurant are experts in more than just fish. Aside from their famous bangus and seafood dishes, Bangus Specialty Restaurant also serves up an incredible menu of Filipino cuisine.
Connecticut Carpark, Greenhills Shopping Center, Ortigas Ave., Greenhills, San Juan
Blackbeard’s Seafood Island – Market! Market!
Blackbeard’s Seafood Island prides itself in being the home of the original boodle feasts, perfect for any type of celebration. Choose from over 12 unique boodles and enjoy their selection of fresh Paluto dishes such as lobster, crabs, catfish, and more. With all its fresh food offerings, Seafood Island is sure to give the best Seafood Dining Experience to its loyal customers.
Fish & Co. – Uptown Mall
7107 Culture + Cuisine – Fort Bonifacio
7107 Culture + Cuisine is a a culinary and hospitality food hall that aims to educate and promote the heritage and local food of the Filipinos. Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary students of Treston International College are immersed in real restaurant operations and management.
The Red Crab Alimango House – Greenbelt 3
The Red Crab Alimango House is the go-to choice of Filipinos for the ultimate fresh crabs and seafood experience. it is a definitive place for locals and balikbayans alike. Whether it’s broiled, steamed, or fried you can trust The Red Crab to prepare crab and seafood favorites just the way you like it.
Bun Appetit – Powerplant Mall
Bun Appetit is one of the most popular stalls at The Grid Food Market in Rockwell. They serve succulent seafood grilled cheese sandwiches and sides like Mexican Grilled Corn and Garlic Noodles but it’s their bestselling Lobster, Crab, and Shrimp rolls that are to-die-for!
Hai Shin Lou Seafood King Restaurant – Pasay Road
They offer authentic Cantonese cuisine highlighting various seafood fresh off their tanks.
iSeafood – The Lokal Food Park
iSeafood at The Lokal food park serves affordable seafood dishes such as paella, buttered shrimps, honey garlic shrimps, sea and chips, and more.
Bag O’ Shrimps – SM Megamall
Asan Si Diwa At Ila Seafood – Sagul Food Park
Asan Si Diwa At Ila at Sagul Food Park is a travel-themed concept inspired by the owners’ travels from all over the Philippines. Through discovering eccentric dishes, their spicy garlic shrimp with shredded corn and shitake mushroom is their take on reinventing recipes to make it adventurous just like them.
Crab n’ Crew – Visayas Avenue
This little seafood shack specializes in serving large crabs for a very reasonable price. It is most popular for its crab-all-you-can promo. For only P699, get unlimited crabs, rice and iced tea. Children under 4ft. can go unli for only P300. Other seafood bags available: mussels, shrimps, clams and squid.
Choobi Choobi – Panay Ave.
Choobi Choobi is a popular Cebu-based Filipino seafood restaurant serving fresh seafood fare specializing in shrimps straight from the owner’s shrimp farm. It also has branches in Davao, Bacolod, Laguna and Iloilo.
El Cangrejo – South Triangle (QC)
El Cangrejo is a seafood and steak bistro, known for their all-you-can-eat crabs and steak! This can be availed for only Php 895/head, 6-10 pm.
King Chef Seafood – Banawe St
King Chef Seafood Restaurant makes the finest and most authentic Cantonese-style dishes using the finest ingredients and expert techniques.
2/F 238 Banawe Centre, Panalturan, Quezon City
Market Basket – Festival Supermall
Market Basket offers a modern take on dampa with its cozy and relaxing view while enjoying a seafood feast. They offer paluto favorites cooked according to your liking.
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