Whether you like your shrimp crispy or your hamour juicy, here are some places you should try if you’re into the finer details and like a bait of variety, up next is the widest net we’re casting yet.
From fancy lobster to flexing mussels (all puns intended):
1. Twina Seafood Restaurant
While Twina has its much-visited seafood park on the outskirts of Jeddah, you can also find Twina in different branches all over the city for a more refined seafood dining experience.
Location: Al Kurnaysh Br Rd, Al Hamra, Jeddah
A contemporary Japanese fanfare known for plating the freshest sushi and sashimi ensembles on top of their well-known black cod. As well as their meals, the ambiance is worth the visit.
Location: Alrawdah, Jeddah
Don’t miss their signature rice-stuffed mussels! Specialized solely in mussel buckets, the restaurant puts a local twist on a beloved shellfish. Make sure to try it with extra lemon, to get the most out of the seafood flavor.
Location: As Salamah Dist., Jeddah
The original Japanese restaurant of Riyadh, Tokyo has evolved throughout the years, their Sushi and sashimi menu remains a local favorite as well as their miso-glazed cod. Not only are their meals unique, but also the presentation.
Location: Al Urubah, As Sulimaniyah, Riyadh
5. Azure Restaurant
Chef Ramon from Madrid brings authentic Southern Spanish flavors with meals that heavily revolve around incorporating seafood in their dishes, whether in their various tapas or signature paellas.
Location: Hyatt Regency, Olaya St., Riyadh
Riyadh’s go-to for a good ol’ lobster roll. Don’t forget to drizzle some butter on the roll for extra deliciousness. You can also enjoy other seafood delights on their menus such as the Buffalo and Hawaiian Shrimp.
Location: Anas Ibn Malik Rd, Al Malaqa, Riyadh
A local favorite, Sanbok offers a seafood spread paired with a beautiful waterfront view. Among grilled fish in their entirety, you can also find sushi as well as other sea delights.
Location: Corniche Rd, Al Sahil, Al Khobar
Don’t let the name fool you, beyond its moniker, Krab also serves shrimp, lobster, and calamari; be it fried or grilled.
Location: Khalid Bin Al Walid Rd., Al Khobar
9. Soul Kitchen
Known for their seafood,
steak and sushi, the Soul Kitchen has a plethora of specialties, including paella with mussels, and the popular Dynamite Shrimp among other seafood appetizers.
Location: Alrashad Mall, Al Khobar
- Al Mutaqa
Location: An Naïm Ath Thaqib, Al Khaldiyah, Jeddah
- Ocean Basket
Location: Tahlia Mall, Prince Mohammed Bin Abdulaziz St, Ar Rawdah, Jeddah
- Shrimp Anatomy
Location: Sari Branch Rd., Al Khaldiyah Dist., Jeddah
- Shrimp Mustache
Location: Prince Mohammad Ibn Salman Ibn Abdulaziz Rd, Al Aqiq, Riyadh
- Shrimp House Restaurant
Location: Al Hamra, Dammam
- Fusion Seafood and Sushi
Location: Le Méridien Hôtel, Corniche Boulevard, Al Khobar
Location: Uhud Rd., Al Mashtal, Al Qatif