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Carmel-by-the-Sea offers a delightful array of seafood options, from casual cafes to fine-dining establishments. Whether you crave fresh oysters on a sunny patio or an elegant multi-course meal, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to tantalize your taste buds!

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For a relaxed atmosphere, consider Flaherty’s Seafood Grill & Oyster Bar, known for their friendly service and extensive menu featuring local catches. If you’re looking for a romantic ambiance with stunning ocean views, you might try Catch – Carmel’s Fish House. Catch offers an unforgettable dining experience with fresh, sustainable seafood as the star of the show.

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Seafood Restaurants in Carmel

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A.W. Shucks

Popular seafood spot known for its delicious oysters and ever-changing selections. It's a favorite among locals & visitors!

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Catch offers fresh, sustainable seafood dishes in a casual yet polished setting. Open for lunch & dinner.

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A relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere with fresh seafood dishes and a focus on oysters. They also have a patio for outdoor dining.

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Flying Fish Grill

A romantic spot tucked back in Carmel Plaza offering inventive East-West seafood dishes alongside a curated wine list.

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Sea Harvest Fish Market & Restaurant

Crab, shrimp, oysters, halibut, calamari... the freshest seafood in the county - daily! Offering lunch and dinner with indoor and outdoor seating.

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We launched this website in 2004 after getting married on a beautiful bluff just south of Carmel-by-the-Sea, on the patio of a small restaurant called Rocky Point. Since that time, we have returned to the West Coast as often as time and funds would allow, always seeking new restaurants, wineries, beaches, unforgettable memories…“


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