Seafood - Best of 2016

Published Apr 20, 2016

If it comes from the sea, these restaurants know how to serve it right! Who's the best?

Winner
2016 Winner

1. The Crab Cooker

Voters Love

"There is nothing negative you can say about this place. It is a true institution. I have been going here since I was 6..." via ShannonBalboa

Find It
2200 Newport Blvd Newport Beach CA 92663
  • The Crab Cooker, Food, Seafood, 2200 Newport Blvd Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Seafood
    2200 Newport Blvd, World Map Newport Beach, CA
  • Nominee for: Seafood
    7972 Pacific Coast Highway, Newport Coast, CA
  • The Fishermans Restaurant & Bar, Great Meals Restaurants, Seafood, 611 Avenida Victoria San Clemente CA 92672
    Nominee for: Seafood
    611 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Seafood
    1521 W Katella Ave, Orange, CA
  • TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Nightlife, Food, Great Meals, Beer Selection, Seafood, Beers on Tap, Brunch, Place to Impress a Date, Fine Dining, Sports Bar, 101 E Imperial Hwy Brea CA 92821
    Nominee for: Seafood
    Multiple locations
  • Bluewater Grill, Great Meals, Food, Seafood, 630 Lido Park Dr Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Seafood
    Multiple locations
  • Walt's Wharf, Food, Great Meals, Seafood, 201 Main Street Seal Beach CA 90740
    Nominee for: Seafood
    201 Main Street, Seal Beach, CA
  • Market Broiler, Food, Seafood, 20111 Brookhurst St Huntington Beach CA 92646
    Nominee for: Seafood
    Multiple locations
  • Nominee for: Seafood
    513 East Chapman Avenue, Orange, CA
  • Scott's Restaurant & Bar, Great Meals, Seafood, 3300 Bristol St Costa Mesa CA 92626
    Nominee for: Seafood
    3300 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA
  • The Original Fish Company, Great Meals Restaurants, Seafood, 11061 Los Alamitos Blvd Los Alamitos CA 90720
    Nominee for: Seafood
    11061 Los Alamitos Blvd, Los Alamitos, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Seafood
    1370 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA
  • The Boiling Crab, Great Meals Restaurants, Cajun & Creole Cajun/Creole, 14241 Euclid St Garden Grove CA 92843
    Nominee for: Seafood
    14241 Euclid St, Garden Grove, CA
  • Crabby's Boat House, Great Meals Restaurants, Seafood, 200 Main St Huntington Beach CA 92648
    Nominee for: Seafood
    200 Main St, Huntington Beach, CA
  • JACKshrimp, Great Meals Restaurants, Cajun & Creole Cajun/Creole, 2400 West Coast Hwy Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Seafood
    2400 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA
  • Nominee for: Seafood
    8112 East Coast Highway, Newport Coast, CA
  • King's Fish House, , , 24001 Avenida de la Carlota Laguna Hills CA 92653
    Nominee for: Seafood
    24001 Avenida de la Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA
  • Jimmy's Tavern, Great Meals, Cheap Eats, American Bistro, Burger, Seafood, 25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr World Map Dana Point CA 92629
    25001 Dana Point Harbor Dr, World Map Dana Point, CA
  • The Beach House, Great Meals Restaurants, Seafood, 25001 Dana Dr Dana Point CA 92629 619 Sleepy Hollow Ln Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Seafood
    Multiple locations
  • Rockin' Baja Lobster, Great Meals Restaurants, Cajun & Creole Cajun/Creole, 2104 W Oceanfront Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Seafood
    2104 W Oceanfront, Newport Beach, CA
  • Eva's Caribbean Kitchen, Great Meals Restaurants, Cajun & Creole Cajun/Creole Caribbean, 31732 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach CA 92651
    Nominee for: Seafood
    31732 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Opah, Food, Seafood, 13122 Jamboree Rd Irvine CA 92602
    17. Opah
    Nominee for: Seafood
    13122 Jamboree Rd, Irvine, CA
  • Tan Cang Newport Seafood, Great Meals, Food, Seafood, 4411 W 1st St Santa Ana CA 92703
    Nominee for: Seafood
    4411 W 1st St, Santa Ana, CA
  • California Fish Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Seafood, 5675 E La Palma Ave Anaheim CA 92807
    Nominee for: Seafood
    5675 E La Palma Ave, Anaheim Hills Anaheim, CA
  • Harbor Grill, Great Meals Restaurants, Seafood, 34499 Golden Lantern St Dana Point CA 92629
    Nominee for: Seafood
    34499 Golden Lantern St, Dana Point, CA
Contest Overview
  • 27,359
    Total Votes
  • 18,363
    Voters
  • 125
    Winners

The 2016 OC HOT LIST awards are based on more than 27,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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