The Lobster Place does a proper sit-down restaurant in the Chelsea Market. Lively little dining alley; bar's lined with craft beer handles, and a dozen oysters from up and down both coasts fill a p... read more
Bivalves and crustaceans under The Slipper Room. Clean white walls, red barstools, ocean-blue banquettes. Menu’s split between hot and cold—raw bar offerings like oysters and lobster ro... read more
Stalwart of the Chelsea Market gets a new finish. Retail shop sees separate counters for lobsters fresh or steamed. Long steel counter for fresh fish offerings, or get super-fresh with eight-seat o... read more
Seafood haven on the Lower East Side. Red walls and barstools to complement the crustaceans. Shrimp, crawfish, soft shell crab in baskets. Lobster and crab in roll form or by the pound. Raw bar fea... read more
G-Point and Rockaways seafood shack sensation brings it over to the big town. Joint skews quaint, with picnic tables, whitewashed walls, natural light streaming in through the skylight. Order off t... read more
Clam and swill bunker. Brick walls, long wooden benches, kitschy paraphernalia abounding. Two dozen steamed clams with a cup of hot butter will leave plenty left over for next semester’s text... read more
No bait and switch here: corner spot is serious about fresh seafood. Oceanfront effects, inspired by the seafood shacks of Red Sox Nation. Take your lobster in roll or mac ‘n’ cheese fo... read more
Tropical-chic oyster spot above a speakeasy. Checkerboard floors, wooden fans, potted palms. Iron paraphernalia from circa 1930 nods to Prohibition Era theme. Chalkboard menu lists oysters, shellf... read more
Named for the leviathan, not the Times. Cool gray interior, white and mahogany bar, blue chairs. Mirrors and tchotchkes add funk; more hip than chintzy. Three fellows from Nantucket do an assortmen... read more
Top Chef Master Floyd Cardoz rides his hot hand to Danny Meyer's BPC power luncher. Majors in seafood, although grill menu gets fleshed out with chops and steaks. Creative eggs coddled with crab an... read more
Dream team of Ninth Street Espresso, Summit Bar, and Motorino peeps joined up for café and cocktail groove on First Street. Janky brick walls played off against sleek marble tables, general ... read more
Perfect complement to EMM Group's other MePa stalwart, Abe & Arthur's. As grandiose as A&A, rustically minimal space covers two floors and a rooftop lounge, with copper-stacked floating sta... read more
Uh, worst name for a restaurant ever? Okay, cut 'em some slack, they were an 18-seat shack on Prince Edward Island not so long ago. After smashing success with UES branch, PEI mussels go redux down... read more
Aphrodisiac spin-off of Mermaid Inn franchise beachier than the originals. Bleached Greenwich Village slip echoes the Cape, but promises shoes on all patrons, if not pants. Thinks outside the fry b... read more
Hamptons village provides inspiration for Flatiron charmer. Unoppressive nautical theme, swank chandeliers, marble, wainscoting. There's fresh fish, of course, but menu also swings Korean. West Coa... read more
Cowgirl hits FiDi, adds seafood to well-honed repertoire of deep-fried comfort food. Rollicking bar scene in cute little space with distressed brick and antler chandelier. Nautical kitsch like moun... read more
Not an aviophobe's prescription, but a reference to fave Montauk surfing spot. Vaguely literary name begets mostly upscale crowd. Slick, modern interior devoid of sun haze and unexpected sand. Pric... read more
Esquared Hospitality’s life aquatic. Lobster rolls rule the lower deck in Manhattan's idea of a fish shack, but top is all high-energy, glass-elevator sophistication. Would-be deep sea divers... read more
Bailed out of the fire and flood, subterranean space is more gorgeous than ever. Get all Young Yacht on Soho's rawest fare. Fish food is brain food! Down too much of That Bourbon Drink and suddenly... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...