Haute Top 5: Best Seafood Restaurants in Atlanta in 2017

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Get your fix of fresh seafood at these top five seafood restaurants in Atlanta in 2017

1 Atlanta Fish Market

The large steel fish statue in front signifies sets the stage for the iconic Atlanta seafood restaurant and has become an Atlanta landmark. Over 100 varieties of fish are flown in daily for a twice daily changing menu, this restaurant has Atlanta's largest selection of fresh wild caught fish. Favorites are hard to choose but include the Maine Lobster Roll among just about everything else on the menu.

2 The Optimist

Nationally renowned Chef Ford Fry-owned restaurant definitely is on the list for the best seafood in Atlanta bringing a seaside fish camp experience to landlocked Atlantans. Along with the impressive innovative dishes, there is an oyster bar that boasts a revolving selection of 10 breeds of oysters.
914 Howell Mill Road Atlanta, Ga 30318

3 Kyma

The Buckhead Life Restaurant Group Mediterranean/Greek restaurant . Kyma is an contemporary seafood tavern with an inventive yet approachable menu that stays true to its Greek origins. The wood-grilled Octopus dish is definitely an Atlanta favorite and their signature must-try dish on the expansive and impressive menu.
3085 Piedmont Rd NE Atlanta, Georgia 30305

4 Oceanaire Seafood Room

Fresh seafood is flown in daily here as well as this Midtown upscale restaurant. Must try dishes are chef specialities like Grilled Wild Alaska Halibut with fava beans, wild mushrooms, asparagus and cilantro cream as well as simple and straightforward dishes like Florida Grouper and Open Blue Cobia.
1100 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30309

5 Lure

Inspired by classic American and global coastal traditions, Lure serves Atlanta’s freshest seafood in the heart of Midtown on historic Crescent Avenue. Guests will experience a sophisticated but casual vibe that blends a weathered seaside fish house with a fine-dining coastal restaurant as they indulge in traditional dishes like fresh oysters on the half shell, whole Bramlett Farms trout and fried calamari.
1106 Crescent Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30309