San Diego’s enviable beachside location and growing community spoils us with some of the best food for miles around, with the seafood scene being no exception. The month of October marks National Seafood Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate right here in San Diego! Drop anchor at some of the finest nautical dining destinations in the city, home to the freshest seafood west of the Pacific.Downtown San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter is home to the upscale and exclusive Osetra Seafood & Steaks dining experience. This chic and sophisticated seafood and steak house dishes up modern California flavors, high-end ingredients, and an elevated atmosphere. Indulge in the sesame seed crusted Ahi Tuna with wasabi potato puree, ginger soy reduction, and tobiko caviar for a seafood dining experience that will be sure to satisfy your deepest seafood cravings.Swim on over to the Fish Shop Pacific Beach, where you can customize your own fresh seafood dish. Fish Shop’s fresh catches can be paired your way with any of their seven satisfying marinades. Feeling indecisive? Try a local favorite: the Spicy Dorado Taco. This grilled mahi mahi taco is marinated in a Cajun dry rub and brown sugar seasoning, topped with Sriracha aioli slaw and avocado lime drizzle, and tucked in a corn or flour tortilla.San Diego sushi fanatics rejoice: Himitsu is the newest micro dining destination for lovers of this Japanese cuisine! This new seafood hotspot is a breath of fresh air for La Jolla, specializing in authentic, traditional Japanese sushi, nigiri, sashimi, and izakaya-style tapas. If you are on the hunt for a one-of-a-kind sushi experience, Himitsu is the place perfect for you. With evolving nightly menu changes, creativity and quality can be experienced in every bit.Unwind above the cliffside at Pillbox Tavern, a retro-modern beach bar and kitchen, to enjoy some of the freshest seafood San Diego has to offer! Dig into the Beer Battered Fish and Chips, featuring fresh cod smothered in beer batter, and served with a happy helping of house fries. Find comfort in this home-style favorite for National Seafood Month!San Diego’s call for an authentic, European-style restaurant and market has been answered with the opening of Fishmonger’s Market. Located within Mission Hills’ 57 Degrees wine facility, this sustainable eatery features a seasonal seafood collection that is sure to impress you with a mecca of savory flavors. With dishes designed by Celebrity Chef Frankie “The Bull” Terzoli, Fishmonger’s Market boasts tasty takes on classic favorites, including the Lobster Mac & Cheese Gratin, a warm and rich pasta shell dish laden with boatloads of tender lobster. For the lighter palate, take a seat at the raw crudo bar to explore the surprising array of flavors!
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