Although we’re not a coastal city, we have some amazing seafood restaurants across Louisville that serve some unforgettable dishes. Whether you’re in the mood for lobster, octopus, tuna, salmon, or oysters and mussels, we have it all! Check out our list below of some of the best places to visit if you’re craving seafood.
1. Doc Crow's
Pictured above is a Doc Crow's amazing shrimp and grits. They also offer a delicious shrimp po' boy, raw oysters, and more. If you're a fan of seafood and haven't been here yet, you definitely need to try this restaurant!
Doc Crow's is located at 127 W Main St., Louisville, KY 40202.
2. Bonefish Grill
Bonefish Grill offers a variety of delicious seafood dishes and with a mix of non-seafood options, too. Bonefish is located at 657 S Hurstbourne Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40222.
3. Brendon's Catch 23
Try out Brendon's Catch 23 downtown for a flavorful lobster, scallop, tuna, or, a great steak if you’re not feeling like fish. Their food is perfectly seasoned and well-presented. The classy atmosphere is a great place for a dinner date.
Brendon's Catch 23 is located at 505 S 4th St., Louisville, KY 40202.
4. The Fishery Station
The Fishery Station offers delicious seafood and Mediterranean food. Definitely try their seafood platters and alligator tail if you ever stop by.
The Fishery Station is located at 5610 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY 40219.
5. River House Restaurant and Raw Bar
River House is located right by the Waterworks Museum on River Road and offers a beautiful view of the river. Try their blackened Hawaiian Ahi tuna, grilled octopus, sauteed mussels, or Marker’s 46 barrel plank-smoked salmon.
River House Restaurant and raw bar is located at 3015 River Rd., Louisville, KY 40207.
6. Mojito Tapas Restaurant
Pictured above is the massive seafood paella found at the Mojito Tapas Restaurant. This awesome dish is just one of the many delicious meals to try here. Be sure to try the mojitos, too. They offer a few variations, such as the passion fruit, coconut, and raspberry mojito, which they even sell by the pitcher!
Mojito Tapas Restaurant is located at 2231 Holiday Manor Ctr., Louisville, KY 40222.
7. Mussel and Burger Bar
The name of this restaurant is pretty self explanatory- if you're in the mood for a good burger or mussel dish, head to this place. They have a location downtown as well as in Jeffersontown and both are very highly rated establishments. Pictured above are the "Greek Mussels," one of the many excellent mussel dishes featured here.
Mussel and Burger Bar Downtown is located at 113 S 7th St., Louisville, KY 40202.
8. Seafood Lady
Seafood Lady is a cajun restaurant located in a quaint building in Old Louisville. The food here is some of the best. As such, you should be aware, the wait here is often very long due to the restaurant's popularity. Seating is available inside or on their back patio.
Seafood Lady is located at 103 W Oak St., Louisville, KY 40203.
9. The Fish House
Looking for delicious fried fish at a reasonable price? Head to the Fish House in the Highlands! It's a perfect place for a casual lunch. They also offer amazing beignets and chicory coffee.
The Fish House is located at 1310 Winter Ave., Louisville, KY 40204.
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