10 Favorite Seafood Dishes in the Bay Area (As Chosen By Check, Please! Bay Area Guests)

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We Bay Area residents are spoiled with the freshest and most delicious seafood selections, so it's not easy to sit down at a restaurant and find yourself without a great seafood option. Luckily, Check, Please! Bay Area guests have rounded up their favorite options that the Bay Area has to offer...


Restaurant: CreoLa

Season: 5

Recommended by: Diane


Dish: Shrimp CreoLa

“It was delicious and very rich!”

La Costanera

Restaurant: La Costanera

Season: 9

Recommended by: Donna

Dish: Lobster Mac and Cheese

“The spice gives it just that little kick!”


Restaurant: Zazie

Season: 5

Recommended by: Joanna

Dish: La Truite de Camille – Roasted Trout

“I’ve never had fish that great, it was delicious.”

Pompeis Grotto

Restaurant: Pompei’s Grotto

Season: 8

Recommended by: Brian

Dish: Fisherman’s Stew

“The broth was really good and tasty and clean.”

Panama Hotel and Restaurant

Restaurant: Panama Hotel and Restaurant

Season: 5

Recommended by: Eric

Dish: Mini Scallop Tostada

“The scallops were superb!”

Anchor Oyster Bar Seafood Market

Restaurant: Anchor Oyster Bar Seafood Market

Season: 3

Recommended by: Katie

Dish: Crab Burger

“For great seafood in a casual atmosphere in the Castro, you cannot beat Anchor!”

Old Port Lobster Shack

Restaurant: Old Port Lobster Shack

Season: 2

Recommended by: Greg

Dish: Main Lobster Roll

“The lobster roll — my standby order — remains the true star of this restaurant.”

The Slanted Door

Restaurant: The Slanted Door

Season: 3

Recommended by: Jamie

Dish: Bluenose Bass

“The skin was nice and crisp, and the meat very tender.”

L'Ardoise Bistro

Restaurant: L’Ardoise Bistro

Season: 5

Recommended by: Maroun

Dish: Wild Alaskan Halibut

“The halibut was cooked perfectly!”

Live Sushi

Restaurant: Live Sushi

Season: 8

Recommended by: Teresa

Dish: Grilled Squid

“I loved the smoky BBQ flavor, and it wasn’t too chewy!”