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The 25 Best Places to Get Seafood in San Antonio 

When it comes to finding great seafood in San Antonio, you have plenty of options. Whether you're looking for some sushi, are in the mood for crawfish or are craving a good ol' fashioned fried fish fillet, we've got you covered.
El Bucanero
Multiple locations, bucanerosanantonio.com
With location No. 3 on the way, El Bucanero is a staple of Sinaloan-style seafood in the San Antonio area. Try the campechanas, a coco-ceviche or one of their fried fish filets. You can’t go wrong.
Photo via Instagram, mi_shooy
Camaron Pelado
Multiple locations, (210) 434-6700
This west side joint is an area go-to for ceviches, aguachiles and more.
Photo via Instagram, fiesta247
Costa Pacifica
Multiple locations, costapacificausa.com
Stop by for loaded tostadas of fish ceviche, shrimp ceviche or salmon.
Photo via Instagram, jpshotyou
The Cookhouse
(210) 320-8211, 720 E. Mistletoe Ave.
Because sometimes you just want a taste of the Big Easy without hopping a flight to New Orleans. Try the barbecued shrimp or the blackened fish po’boys.
Photo via Instagram, bestfoodsanantonio
Fujiya Japanese Garden
(210) 615-7553, 9030 Wurzbach Road
The 47-year-old eatery is a staple for northsiders hungry for sushi and just the smallest bit of kitsch. Grab a sushi bento box for lunch.
Photo via Instagram, jesselizarraras
Godai Sushi
(210) 348-6781, 11203 West Ave.
Scallop specials are almost norm here. Try the pan-seared salmon and spicy tuna rolls.
Photo via Instagram, yvonne__guerrero
Shuck Shack
(210) 236-7422, 520 E. Grayson St.
From the creamy chowdahs to the fresh oyster selections to the shrimp roll, you can almost feel the ocean breeze on this patio. Don’t forget to order an oyster shooter!
Photo via Instagram, kkrader
Silo Terrace Oyster Bar
(210) 698-2002, Dominion Ridge, 22111 IH 10 W Access Road
The best part about this sky-high eatery is its illustrious cold bar that includes King crab, fresh oysters and more on the regular.
Photo via Instagram, siloterrace
J. Alexander’s
(210) 824-0275, Alamo Quarry Market, 255 E. Basse Road #1300 For fanciful rendezvous try J. Alexander’s for an intimate background and their crabcakes.
Photo via Instagram, eatdrinkandberichard
La Playa
Multiple locations, (210) 340-0087
You deserve a shrimp cocktail. Get one made fresh at this tiny hole-in-the-wall classic.
Photo via Instagram, sosidefoodiechick
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LA Crawfish
(210) 688-9123, 10919 Culebra Road, Suite 150
Pho and crawfish blend beautifully at this Houston-based chain. The flavored oysters, such as the Thai green chili and Korean-style aren’t to be missed.
Photo via Instagram, jessicaozuniga
Laguna Madre Seafood Company
Multiple locations, lagunamadreseafood.com
Fried plates are bountiful at this chain brought to you by the folks behind Bill Miller Bar-B-Q.
Photo via Instagram, mstoni_2u
Ernesto’s Mexican Specialties & Seafood
(210) 344-1248, 2559 Jackson Keller Road
Chances are you’ll meet Ernesto himself and he’ll happily plan your entire meal for you. Whether you go the seafood route or try a vegetarian-friendly Mexican dish, their sauces will have you all but licking your plate.
Landry’s Seafood
(210) 229-1010, 517 N. Presa St.
Get your fix of surf and turf at this Riverwalk favorite and don’t miss the signature dishes such as the cedar planked salmon and southern fried fish.
Photo via Instagram, miamibeachside
Las Islas Marias
Multiple locations, lasislasmarias.net
Order the paella, and a decked out can of Modelo for a) a great photo and b) a great time.
Photo via Instagram, peato_lxv
Sushihana Japanese Restaurant
(210) 340-7808,1810 NW Military Hwy.
The sushi at this Castle Hills favorite is not to be missed. Enjoy discounted rolls for happy hour.
Photo via Instagram, mktheworst
Sea Island Shrimp House
Multiple locations, shrimphouse.com
You can’t make it through Lent without a visit to Sea Island. The cafeteria-style San Anto institution is know for it’s stuffed or charbroiled shrimp and okra.
Photo via Instagram, jason_michael_p
Little Fish Factory
(210) 337-5980, 1555 WW White Road
Order the fried fish and oyster platter and be sure to slap on plenty of tartar sauce. Or dip. We don’t judge.
Photo via Instagram, camposocampo
Wildfish Seafood Grille
(210) 493-1600, 1834 North Loop 1604 W
Poke appetizers, Maine lobster tacos and more await at this Loopland oasis.
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Ma Harper’s Creole Kitchen
(210) 226-2200, 1816 New Braunfels Ave.
Because etouffee shouldn’t be reserved for Mardi Gras.
Photo via Instagram, soupsaki
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Sukeban
(210) 562-3231, 1420 S. Alamo St.
Bubbles and sushi — the combinations are near endless and the rolls are beautiful to boot.
Photo via Instagram, frassmedina
Neptune’s Seafood House
(210) 337-7294, 1922 Goliad
Don’t let the small building fool you. This classic joint on the Southeast Side gives generous portions of fish, shrimp, oysters, and crabs. Make it a date night and share the Neptune Platter with your SO.
Photo via Instagram, thaqueenofheartz
Niki’s Tokyo Inn
(210) 736-5471, 819 W. Hildebrand Ave.
Fresh chirashi bowls, expertly made sushi (no bullshit, just delicious basics) can be found in this eatery that’s serviced the community for more than three decades.
Photo via Instagram, ashtastical_
Rudy’s Seafood
(210) 532-1315, 4122 S. Flores St.
Because it’s not a front, right?
Photo via Instagram, rudyjuniorsfoodtruck
El Marinero
(210) 465-9178, 1819 McCullough Ave
An offshoot of Taqueria Chapala Jalisco, this seafood newbie is delivering big plates filled with crazy seafood combinations at an affordable price.
Photo via Instagram, mariscos_el_marinero
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El Bucanero
Multiple locations, bucanerosanantonio.com
With location No. 3 on the way, El Bucanero is a staple of Sinaloan-style seafood in the San Antonio area. Try the campechanas, a coco-ceviche or one of their fried fish filets. You can’t go wrong.
Photo via Instagram, mi_shooy
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