Our summer roundup of great seafood in MDR is here! Looking for fresh sashimi, tasty fish tacos or spicy shrimp bowls? These Marina del Rey restaurants will not disappoint. Plus, the incredible views at waterfront restaurants make it even more memorable. Scroll below for spots offering great seafood in MDR.
Whether you enjoy a salmon entrée or fish tacos, this locals' favorite is serious about their fresh seafood and enviable harbor views. 4175 Admiralty Way.
The signature restaurant of The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey offers farm-to-table American fare with ingredients sourced from local fishermen. Popular dishes include the crispy shrimp (perfect for sharing), lobster toast, seared scallops or the organic salmon served with creamy leek polenta, Swiss chard and green olive salsa. Plus, you can't go wrong sitting outside at their cozy firepit tables during sunset to soak up the water views. 4735 Admiralty Way.
From the creators of Sugarfish, freshly made handrolls are the star of the show along with the waterfront views at Boardwalk MdR Shops. Be ready to experience fresh made handrolls with crispy nori, warm rice and the freshest fish in just a few bites. 4365 Admiralty Way.
These two restaurants are side-by-side and lucky for everyone, they both offer delectable seafood with killer views! Killer Shrimp's famous "Killer Shrimp" is a generous helping of shelled or shell-on shrimp served in a spicy broth made with a secret family recipe 25 years strong—truly one of the reasons to enjoy great seafood in MDR! Next door at newly opened Killer Sushi, sit at a large sushi bar or in their spacious patio overlooking the harbor for dinner. Explore their unique sushi rolls, seafood entrée specialties along with an omakase menu (where you let the chef choose for you). 4211 Admiralty Way.
For a spectacular waterfront dining experience, look no further than SALT located at the Marina del Rey Hotel. The menu crafted by Chef Sean Powell features California cuisine with a contemporary twist using seasonal ingredients and fresh fish caught daily. Share the oysters, lobster tails and shrimp from their seafood tower or keep it simple with a grilled branzino, seared Maine diver scallops or the roasted local halibut. 13534 Bali Way.
Located at the Waterside Shops, this restaurant offers a unique sushi dining experience. Order a la carte, choose from four tasting menus including the Don’t Think, Just Eat, the menu most similar to what Nozawa served his regulars at Studio City's Sushi Nozawa. This typically includes a sashimi course, seven orders of nigiri and two hand rolls. 4722 Admiralty Way.
Locals flock to this spot at the Marina del Rey Marriott for modern Southern California cuisine. Get your seafood fix here and order items such as fresh ceviche, fish tacos, crispy shrimp bites and grilled salmon.
A local neighborhood favorite, Tony P's Dockside Grill is where to go for a seafood spot with a casual, fun atmosphere along the waterfront. Their popular fish and chips is a must-try for any first-time visitor (or loyal customers never tire of this dish either). Or try the spicy Louisiana seafood creole, stuffed mushrooms, crab and shrimp or seafood "guac" tail. 4445 Admiralty Way.
Located at Fisherman's Village, this seaside restaurant features a menu with an array of lovely seafood options. Start with their shrimp cocktail, ahi tuna poke or chilled seasonal oysters. For entrees, try the Seafood Pasta Collage of scallops, shrimp, fresh salmon, linguine with white wine sauce. The restaurant just launched a pop-up bar "On the Docks" featuring $3 tacos and $5 drink specials--now open Friday through Sunday. 13813 Fiji Way.