Below is a list of the top and leading seafood restaurants in Calgary. To help you find the seafood restaurants located near you in Calgary, we put together our list based on this rating points list.
Calgary’s Best Seafood Restaurants:
The top-rated seafood restaurants in Calgary:
- Modern Ocean – known for their excellence in celebrating all the extraordinary flavours of the ocean.
- Embarcadero Wine & Oyster Bar – has the widest selection of oysters in the city.
- Big Fish & Open Range – provides a surf and turf experience.
- Wellingtons of Calgary – serving its guests the finest quality steaks and seafood Calgary has to offer.
- Joey’s Seafood Restaurant – famous for their hand-cut and hand-battered fish & chips.
First on the list originated from Modern Steak and know wants to introduce guests to Modern Ocean. They have revolutionized the steakhouse into a seafood restaurant & oyster bar. Modern Ocean is the definitive destination for seafood in Calgary. They are known for their excellence in celebrating all the extraordinary flavours of the ocean and unparalleled service and an unforgettable food experience in an upscale historical setting.
All their seafood is delivered to their kitchen daily by the best suppliers and only the absolute freshest, exceptional quality fish and shellfish are to be selected. Their seafood served are all line-caught, trap caught, or sustainably farmed in Canada. They are a restaurant that only wants to procure and serve responsibly sourced seafood without compromising their ocean habitat.
Seafood & Oyster Bar
Address: 107 10A St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4T3
Phone: 403 670 6873
“An exceptional experience: delicious food, impeccable service from Ryan, and a terrific wine/cocktail list. This was the BEST meal I’ve enjoyed in a very long time, and we WILL be back. Thanks for making our birthdays and our marriage celebration so special!!” – Gerald Madsen
Embarcadero Wine & Oyster Bar
Second on the list was named after the waterfront district in San Francisco, Embarcadero Wine & Oyster Bar. It means “wharf” or “landing place” in Spanish. They have the widest selection of oysters in the city and feature at least six varieties of northern Atlantic and Pacific fresh oysters on the half shell. They also have an extensive wine list and a continually changing selection of wines by the glass are available. These wines are selected by the owner and manager who is a member of the International Sommelier Guild.
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops, Calamari, Black Tiger Prawns, Oysters, Crab Dip, etc.
Address: 208 17 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 1H4
Phone: 403 263 0848
“I was pleasantly surprised by the food, it was excellent and the oysters were very fresh! I will absolutely be back for a second round. The only negative is the dated decor but the food and wine more than make up for it.” – Gen B
Big Fish & Open Range
Big Fish & Open Range provides a unique casual style service to all guests. Evenings, weekday lunch, and weekend brunch all feature a unique dockside style service to Calgarians in 2005. Big Fish looked to continuously provided a better experience for guests by staying on top of the latest seafood trends. Big Fish also took pride in being an Ocean Wise Partner. Open Range opened its doors in 2007 as a premier Calgary steak and chop house next door to Big Fish. Since then, they have been providing a surf and turf experience.
Seafood Chowder, Fresh BC Mussels, Crispy Calamari, Fried Frog Legs, Lamb & Lobster Burger, Baked Oysters, etc.
Address: 1112 Edmonton Trail, Calgary, AB T2E 3K4
Phone: 403 277 3403
“Its been a few years since I’d been to Open Rage & Big Fish. But the memories held up. The same great place, great staff, fantastic food. The price point is perfect too. This is the best match for quality, quantity, and atmosphere. We will definitely be back to try the rest of the menu. Especially for those mussels.” – Amanda K
Wellingtons of Calgary
Established in 1979, Wellington’s Fine Dining is fourth on the list. The restaurant has been serving its guests the finest quality steaks and seafood Calgary has to offer. From their renowned Beef Wellington to modern favorites such as Steak Diane, they can cater to those seeking a refined, traditional steakhouse experience. Its founding partners, Tom Grigoriou and Nick Georgoulis, continue to work daily to deliver an iconic dining experience of class and distinction.
Escargot, Calamari, Mussels, Steak & Lobster, Smoked Salmon, Fresh Oysters on a Half Shell, etc.
Address: 10325 Bonaventure Dr SE, Calgary, AB T2J 5R8
Phone: 403 278 5250
“We ordered this in to celebrate a couple milestones while being stuck at home… It was amazing, even after delivery. It was probably the best meal we’ve ever had anywhere, I can’t imagine how good it would be in person! This is definately or new go to for a high class delicious meal. I’m sad we didn’t find it sooner!” – Marcedes Bossaer
Joey’s Seafood Restaurant
Last on the list is Joey’s Seafood Restaurant. Guests can dine-in in their quaint, cozy, fish shack on Edmonton Trail. Joey’s was started in 1985 by legendary seafood lover Joe Klassen whose vision was to create a friendly, just around the corner type of seafood restaurant. Since opening the first restaurant in Calgary, they have grown to be Canada’s largest seafood restaurant chain with 39 locations across North America.
Joey’s Famous fish & chips are hand-cut and hand-battered with a choice of Pollock, Haddock, Cod, or Halibut. Joey’s also offers a wide variety of seafood favorites including salmon, shrimp, crab, and calamari to name a few. Each seafood dish is cooked the customer way whether it is poached, sautéed in lemon, blackened, or lightly fried in Joey’s delicious golden batter.
Fish & Chips, Fish Tacos, Cajun, Halibut & Shrimp, Salmon, Crabs, etc.
Address: 808 Edmonton Trail, Calgary, AB T2E 3J6
Phone: 403 475 3645
“I ordered fish and shrimp to be delivered. All fish was fresh and crispy and delicious. A bit of coleslaw would make perfect.” – Marg White