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The Best Seafood in Toronto

The Best Seafood in Toronto

The Best Seafood in Toronto

Trying to find the best seafood in Toronto? Look no further because we've compiled a definitive list of the city's freshest spots for seafood. Toronto may not be directly on the ocean but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of seafood options in the city. Whether you’re looking for oysters by the dozen, fresh shucked clams or a fried lobster mountain -- we’ve got you covered. Check out these spots for your next seafood platter or sea bass en croute. 

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1

4020 Finch Ave E

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse

Upon entering, you notice 5 lbs lobsters in rubbermaid bins being paraded about the dining room, as large parties cheer in anticipation for a meal they will not soon forget. Fishman is a seafood empire in the city, cranking out fried lobster towers and Hong Kong-style crab to the Toronto masses. Tanks surround the entire perimeter of the banquet-style dining room, where patrons can ooh and aah at the unbelievably large crustaceans.

2

1008 Queen St E

Eastside Social

Eastside Social

Hailing from the east coast, owners of this eclectic Leslieville seafood spot wanted to introduce the neighbourhood to the Maritimes style of cooking. Come Tuesdays for the buck-a-shuck and try their Ontario pickerel or fish tacos.

5

10 Temperance St Fl 1

The Chase Fish & Oyster - CLOSED

The Chase Fish & Oyster - CLOSED

The Chase Hospitality Group's signature restaurant, The Chase Fish & Oyster, serves some of the freshest seafood in the city. Sitting on the main floor, the more casual and laid-back restaurant focuses on classic seafood offerings like lobster rolls, fish and chips, lobster dinners and curated seafood platters.

7

2105 Lawrence Ave E

Diana's Oyster Bar and Grill

Diana's Oyster Bar and Grill

In addition to being Toronto's trusted wholesale fish market, Diana's also operates as a restaurant, with two locations in Scarborough and Markham. There's no shortage of options on the menu -- from a whole red snapper to clam linguine -- you won't be scrambling to find something that appeals to you.

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9

202 Davenport Rd

Joso's

Joso's

This eclectic Yorkville seafood restaurant has become widely recognized as offering some of the best seafood fare in the city. Their wide selection of seafood risottos or fresh grilled fish are crowd favourites.

10

872 Queen St W

Oyster Boy

Oyster Boy

This oyster bar in Trinity Bellwoods prides itself in shucking up a wide variety of the briny bivalves -- from Malpeques' to Black Points to Kusshis -- there's always something new to slurp down at this cozy oyster centric outpost.

11

2766 Dundas St W

Honest Weight

Honest Weight

This New England-style fishmonger and seafood restaurant in the Junction prides itself on sourcing the highest quality seafood they can get their hands on. The menu changes daily depending on market availability but there is usually a rotating fish sandwich, seafood pizza and popular Japanese street food, okonomiyaki.

The Best Seafood in Toronto

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8 months ago

The Best Seafood in Toronto

Robin Winship

Robin Winship

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Trying to find the best seafood in Toronto? Look no further because we've compiled a definitive list of the city's freshest spots for seafood. Toronto may not be directly on the ocean but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of seafood options in the city. Whether you’re looking for oysters by the dozen, fresh shucked clams or a fried lobster mountain -- we’ve got you covered. Check out these spots for your next seafood platter or sea bass en croute. 

1

4020 Finch Ave E

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse

Fishman Lobster Clubhouse

Upon entering, you notice 5 lbs lobsters in rubbermaid bins being paraded about the dining room, as large parties cheer in anticipation for a meal they will not soon forget. Fishman is a seafood empire in the city, cranking out fried lobster towers and Hong Kong-style crab to the Toronto masses. Tanks surround the entire perimeter of the banquet-style dining room, where patrons can ooh and aah at the unbelievably large crustaceans.

11

2766 Dundas St W

Honest Weight

Honest Weight

This New England-style fishmonger and seafood restaurant in the Junction prides itself on sourcing the highest quality seafood they can get their hands on. The menu changes daily depending on market availability but there is usually a rotating fish sandwich, seafood pizza and popular Japanese street food, okonomiyaki.