Top 20 Best Seafood Restaurants In Chennai Worth Trying Atleast Once

20 seafood restaurants in chennai
20 seafood restaurants in chennai

Chennai, the capital city of India, has many different kinds of delicious seafood, which are the most favorite and always preferred by the Chennai-ites. You should also taste them at least once in your lifetime. Here is the guide to the top 20 best seafood restaurants in Chennai worth trying at least once.

1. The Marina

The restaurant has got its name from Marina beach, the first longest beach in India. This is a seafood-cum-restaurant where they have a live display of the seafood on the counter. The specialty of the restaurant is, we need to select our choice of seafood from the counter and it is prepared the way we want. The speed of service is super-fast, and the restaurant gives a relaxing atmosphere.

Must Try: Chettinad Fish Biryani, Prawn Biryani, Prawn Chilli Coriander Soup, Calamari, Jumbo Prawns, Red Snapper, or Karimeen in a Mango Curry and Tawa Fry.
SPOT: 39, college road, Thousand lights, Chennai.
COST: ₹1600 for two (approx.)

The Marina

2. The Wharf 2.0

The Wharf 2.0 is an air-conditioned restaurant, specializes in the Italian Mediterranean, North Indian, and seafood. It has an excellent beach ambiance, and the staffs and services are fantastic. Now, grab your family and friends to experience that luxurious feeling.

Must Try: King Prawn Tempura
SPOT: Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay Mamallapuram, 57, Covelong Road, Mahabalipuram, Chennai.
COST: ₹2600 for two (approx.)

The Wharf 2.0

3. Bay View Point (Vivanta By Taj Fisherman’s Cove)

Bay View Point is a seafood cuisine, a perfect romantic sea view restaurant. You should visit this place to create memorable moments with your loved ones.

Must Try: Grilled Bay Prawns with Bay View Signature Spice, Fish Curry, Lobster, and Kaikari Chips
SPOT: Vivanta by Taj Fisherman’s Cove, Covelong beach, off East Coast Road, Kovalam, Chennai
COST: ₹3500 for two (approx.)

the bay view

4. Loco Feast

The specialty of the Loco Feast – Theme Restaurant is where the delicious foods are served to the customers by the bullet train in tracks. This place is a fantastic choice to spend your day with family and friends. The restaurant has a cozy ambiance and unique interiors. Experience the flavor of each seafood dish on the menu.

SPOT: 20/15a. 2 nd floor, HM Centre, Nungambakkam High Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai
COST: ₹1000 for two (approx.)

Loco Feast

5. Kuttanad Restaurant

Kuttanad Restaurant is a must-try Kerala cuisine, known for inexpensive, friendly staff services. One should visit this place to satisfy their cravings for Kerala foods at a low cost.

Must Try: Fish Fry, Crab Masala, and Prawn Roast
SPOT: New no: 38, 1 st Main Rd, Besant Nagar, Chennai
COST: ₹600 for two (approx.)

Kuttanad Restaurant

6. Nair Mess

Nair Mess has a decent ambiance and a lovely place to hang out with family and friends. The staffs and services are pretty satisfactory.

Must Try: Fish Fry, Prawns Fry, Vanjaram Fish, and Fish Curry
SPOT: No: 22, Mohammed Abdullah Sahib, 2 nd St, Chepauk, Chennai.
COST: ₹200 for two (approx.)


7. Teppan

Teppan, a Japanese Restaurant with a live kitchen, would be a different experience for people in Chennai to taste seafood. This place is perfect for a family get-together to enjoy their finger-licking dishes in a calm and pleasant atmosphere. The staffs are entertaining and friendly. The service in the restaurant is excellent.

Must Try: Octopus, Ebi Tempura, Sea Bass, Lobster, and Tuna
SPOT: 1 st floor, 146, TT Krishnamachari Rd, above Benjarong Restaurant, Cooperative Colony, Sri Ram Nagar, Alwarpet, Chennai
COST: ₹2000 for two (approx.)


8. Rose Water

Rose Water is a perfect place for seafood lovers. This place has The Spice – Buffet Restaurant, The Shore House, and The Space – Banquet Hall. The shore house is where they showcase the seafood. We can choose and enjoy them according to our choice. The place has the best interiors, and it is an incredible place to visit with our family and friends. The service is excellent and highly rated, no matter how you go to the restaurant, but the time you spend inside with your loved ones will always be a happy hour.

Must Try: Biryani, Lobster, Sizzling Sea Food, Fried Rice, Butter Prawns, Tawa Fish, and Tom Kha Soup.
SPOT: V3, 4 th Main Road, Anna Nagar East, Chennai
COST: ₹1500 for two (approx.)

Rose Water


HUB at ECR, a perfect place just for its fantastic ambiance and chill vibes to party and dance on the music floor with family and friends along with yummy seafood. The
restaurant has friendly staff and excellent services.

Must Try: Salmon Steak, Lobsters, and more seafood from the menu.
SPOT: 2/222, East Coast Rd, First Avenue, Vettuvankeni, Chennai.
COST: ₹2000 for two (approx.)

hub at ecr

10. Fisaliscious

Fisaliscious is for people to satisfy their seafood cravings. This place has a pleasant and relaxed ambiance with friendly staff and lovely services. Join your friends and family to have a good time at an affordable price.

Must Try: Pepper Squid, Butter Prawns, Fish Curry, Oysters, Peri Peri Fish, and Calamari Fritters
SPOT: 176, 1st Main Rd, Tiruvalluvar Nagar, Besant Nagar, Chennai
COST; ₹600 for two (approx.)


11. Jonah’s Bistro

Jonah’s Bistro, a group-friendly dining restaurant at Palavakkam, serves seafood and Italian. It is a top-rated restaurant for its tasty and hygienic food at a fair price with a cozy atmosphere. It would be best if you gave a try to their seafood dishes. Join with your friends and family to satiate your hunger pangs.

SPOT: 147/9, 2nd Ave, GOCHS Colony, Besant Nagar, Chennai.
COST: ₹1300 for two (approx.)

jonah s bistro

12. C – Salt

C Salt – By The Bay, an open-air beach view restaurant, serves fresh, delicious, and quality seafood. This restaurant has a superb ambiance with fantastic staff and excellent services. This place is notable for its seafood. If you want to experience that
perfect weekend, this would be the best choice.

SPOT: Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa, 280, East Coast Rd, Vadanemmeli
COST: ₹3000 for two (approx.)


13. Thoondil

Thoondil, a family restaurant, one can visit this place for its ultimate ambiance, where it has been set up for people to enjoy their dishes in the outdoor seating with pond views. The speed of service in the restaurant is quick and has friendly and courteous staff.

Must Try: Crab Masala Fry, Prawns, Fried Fish, and Fish Curry
SPOT: 19A, East Coast Road Paniyur, J Nagar, Chennai
COST: ₹800 for two (approx.)


14. Palmshore Restaurant

Palmshore restaurant has multiple outlets in Chennai. This restaurant has a flawless interior, and it is a perfect place for family gatherings. This place has good staff and services.

Must Try: Fish Mandi, Banana Leaf Fish, and BBQ Fish
SPOT: Multiple outlets
COST: ₹1000 for two (approx.)

Palmshore Restaurant

15. Savoury Seashell

Savoury Seashell is one of the best places for seafood lovers, with attractive interiors and a charming ambiance. Every dish on the menu has a unique taste at a reasonable price. Seafood tastes delicious when you eat with your beloved ones so, join them and create memories.

Must Try: Crab Gravy, Stuffed Prawn, and Pomfret.
SPOT: Multiple outlets.
COST: ₹1000 for two (approx.)

seashell 1

16. Moonrakers

Moonrakers restaurant at Mahabalipuram is one of the famous seafood restaurants in South India that serves freshly caught seafood by cooking it the way you want. This place has a decent ambiance filled with tourists to enjoy their delicious dishes, which is of great value for money. The staffs are courteous and friendly, and you can also expect quick services.

Must Try: Lobster, Crabs, Squid Fry, and Tawa Calamari
SPOT: 45, Othavadai St, Fisherman Colony, Mahabalipuram
COST: ₹700 for two (approx.)


17. Fisherman’s Fare

Fisherman’s Fare has an incredible ambiance with excellent seating arrangements. This place is also known for its taste and combos they offer to the customers, and it is worth eating at a reasonable price.

Must Try: Prawn, Lobster, Oyster, Sea Food Platter, and Fishfinger
SPOT: 24, Casa Major Road, Egmore, Chennai
COST: ₹900 for two (approx.)

Fishermans Fare

18. Coastline

You should never miss this restaurant if you are a seafood lover. The speed of service is quick and good. The staffs are friendly and kind to their customers.

Must Try: Fish Gravy, Prawn Biryani, Karimeen Pollichathu, South Indian Crab Soup, Malabar Fish Curry.
SPOT: No.1, Cathedral Road, Opp. Music Academy Parthasarathypuram Alwarpet, Chennai.
COST: ₹1000 for two (approx.)


19. Sundari Akka Fish Kadai

Sundari Akka Kadai is one of the fish shops in Marina Beach, Triplicane. It is a fabulous place with a beach view. One cannot expect excellent service at this place, but each dish has its unique taste and quality.

Must Try: Masala Prawn, Vanjaram Fry, Prawn Fry, and Fish Curry
SPOT: Shop No: 134, Triplicane High Rd, Marina Beach, Triplicane, Chennai
COST: ₹200 for two (approx.)

Sundari akka stall

20. ECR Dhaba

ECR Dhaba, The Family Restaurant, is a great place to have fun with our loved ones. The restaurant has both air-conditioned and outdoor dinings like lorry dining and boat dining. ECR Dhaba during weekends will make your day a memorable one. So, try all their seafood treats.

SPOT: 9/76, East Coast Road (ECR), Kunnukadu, Next to Muttukadu Boat House, Muttukadu, Chennai.
COST: ₹800 for two (approx.)

ecr dhaba