Seafood Restaurants in Alum Rock

$12 for $20 Worth of Cajun Seafood and Drinks at Crabaholic in San Jose

Crabaholic

San Jose

Creole-style crawfish boils, oysters, crab legs, and an international drink list of beers, wines, and sakes

$20 $12

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$49 for Oyster Tasting with Drinks for Two at Lark Creek Blue (Up to $79 Value)

Lark Creek Blue

Winchester

Sip bubbly while enjoying a variety of fresh, raw oysters with a choice of two dipping sauces

$79 $49

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Seafood Dinner or Lunch for Two at Hawgs Seafood Bar (Up to 40% Off)

Hawgs Seafood Bar

Campbell

Celebrate memories of family dinners with a menu of fresh salmon, clam linguine, chowder, and paella

$50 $30

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$12 for $20 Worth of Cajun Seafood and Drinks at Crabaholic in Hayward

Crabaholic

Hayward

Creole-style crawfish boils, oysters, crab legs, and an international drink list of beers, wines, and sakes

$20 $12

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Seafood and Drinks for Two or Four at Miramar Fish Grotto (40% Off)

Miramar Fish Grotto

Westside

Wall-sized windows open to views of the Pacific as diners try tuna poke, clams and linguini, broiled snapper, steaks, and lobster tail

$30 $18

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$15 for $25 Worth of Peruvian Food at Fusion Peruvian Grill

Fusion Peruvian Grill

Downtown

Chefs use imported Peruvian ingredients and organic meats to make chimichurri filet mignon, shrimp ceviche, and pollo a la brasa

$25 $15

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Coastal Cuisine for Two or Four at Fish House Bar & Grill (Up to 58% Off)

Fish House Bar & Grill

Watsonville

Fresh fish caught off the coast of California, plus pastas, steaks, and wines from local suppliers

$25 $11

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Zagat-Rated Seafood at Jack’s Oyster Bar & Fish House (Up to 43% Off). Three Options Available.

Jack’s Oyster Bar & Fish House

Oakland

A dream team of chefs construct delicate sustainable-seafood dishes at this luxe eatery with waterfront views

$120 $69

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Dinner at Stanford's Restaurant & Bar (Up to 33% Off). Two Options Available.

Stanford's Restaurant & Bar

Downtown Walnut Creek

Enjoy dishes such as halibut tacos, gourmet burgers, fire-grilled steaks, and herb-crusted prime rib in a warm, elegant atmosphere

$30 $20

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Seafood and Steak at Skates on the Bay (Up to 25% Off). Two Options Available.

Skates on the Bay

Berkeley Marina

Fresh fish, creative sushi, a raw bar, and hearty steaks and roasts at a restaurant jutting out into the bay

$40 $30

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$55 for a Seafood Meal for Two at Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant (Up to $109.75 Value)

Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant

The Embarcadero

Take in beautiful bay views while spooning up chowder, diving into entrees such as swordfish and clam linguini, and splitting dessert

$109.75 $55

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Crab Meal for Two or Four at Fishermen's Grotto (Up to 53% Off)

Fishermen's Grotto

Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach/Telegraph Hill

Restaurant serves whole Dungeness crabs, salads or chowder, and dessert at a Fisherman’s Wharf landmark

$100.90 $49

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Dungeness-Crab Dinner for Two, Four, or Six with Dessert at Capurro's (Up to 56% Off)

Capurro's

Fisherman's Wharf

Soup, salad, or helpings of pasta accompany two entire dungeness crabs with housemade desserts to finish; ideal for holiday get-togethers

$87.90 $45

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Crab Plates for Two or Two Dozen Oysters and Two Drinks at Craw Station (Up to 41% Off)

Craw Station

Inner Sunset

Crab plates spiced with lemon butter, garlic, and/or Cajun seasonings with choice of spice level; feast of fresh oysters on the half shell

$75.98 $45

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$29 for $50 Worth of Steaks and Seafood at Castagnola's

Castagnola's

Fisherman's Wharf

Italian pastas, seafood such as shellfish stew and steamed crabs, and chophouse dishes such as new york strip and filet mignon steaks

$50 $29

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Refined dishes inspired by culinary classics from New England to Louisiana fill the menu at Scott's Seafood. Sustainably fished salmon, raw oysters, and hearty chowder are prominent. However, this selection of upscale American cuisine also manages to incorporate entrees from the land, such as roasted chicken and Prime, dry-aged new york steaks. Servers confidently recommend pairings from the restaurant's international wine list, which highlights diverse California wines.

Choose Your View

From it's sixth-floor perch, Scott's Seafood overlooks the heart of San Jose and the nearby hills of Silicon Valley. These views are most impressive when viewed from the restaurant's patio, which is filled with stout wooden tables atop earthen tiles. During the colder months, outdoor heaters help keep the space comfortable, as do the flickering flamers of the massive stone fireplace.

The indoor dining area features a more contained ambiance, but still embraces the same elegant, modern aesthetic as the patio. Aqua-blue paintings and verdant potted plants lend a vibrant splash of color amid the space's sleek use of neutral-toned walls, stark white tablecloths, and brushed metal railings.

185 Park Ave
San Jose,
CA
US

Owner Craig Guynes spoke with us about his passion for bringing East Coast-style seafood to the West Coast, as well as the best way to react to an animatronic shark.

East Meets West

Craig learned to love seafood while growing up in Maryland. So when he and his wife, Irene, decided to open a restaurant in San Jose, Craig was keen on injecting a bit of East-Coast flair into everything from the menu to the decor. The restaurant's nautically themed dining room?complete with strung fishing nets, weathered lengths of rope, and wood-slat booths?mimics the look of a Maryland crab shack. Craig says that it's the small details which truly capture that spirit. To wit, the chefs use Icelandic cod instead of Pacific cod when making fish and chips, and seasonal shipments of Maryland blue crab are the key ingredient in the crab cakes.

A Tale of Two Crabs

Crab cakes are easily one of Craig's favorite items on the menu?"it's what I grew up on," he says?but what kind of crab makes the best cake? The sheer size of Dungeness crabs caused Craig's jaw to drop the first time he saw one, but he says they will never replace blue crabs in his heart. Every season, he drives to the airport so that he can personally retrieve shipments of blue crab directly from Maryland. Craig chuckles when he mentions that Blue Water Seafood & Crab has amassed a rather loyal following of blue-crab lovers in the area. They also keep tabs on these shipments, and usually arrive at the restaurant not long after the crustaceans do.

Surf, Turf, and More

Seven different kinds of oysters sourced from Washington State to Maryland. A tank full of live lobsters and crabs awaiting customers' selection. Add to that all manner of grilled, blackened, and steamed seafood, and the ocean's bounty is quite well-represented at Blue Water Seafood & Crab. Craig and Irene saw no reason to limit the menu, so they diversified with Angus beef burgers, pasta bowls, and other landlocked meals. Craig is especially proud of the full bar, which tempts diners with a range of draft beers, specialty cocktails, and Japanese sakes.

A Welcome to Remember

At Blue Water Seafood & Crab, every visitor gets greeted the same way: by a life-sized animatronic shark hanging from the ceiling. The motion-sensitive predator springs to life whenever the door opens, gnashing its teeth, wiggling its fins, and moving its tail?all with perfect anatomical accuracy, according to Craig. "It does all the stuff that a moving shark does," he says proudly. His favorite reactions usually come from the children, who sit at their tables with eyes wide and mouths agape, unable to look away from the shark until they finally exclaim, "I can't believe that's there!"

860 Willow St.
San Jose,
CA
US

At Crabaholic, the fanciest article of clothing you're likely to see is a plastic lobster bib. Don't be fooled by this, or the paper-topped tables; lurking beneath Crabaholic's down-home atmosphere is a host of intricately flavored sealife.

Whether the chefs are filling their boiling pots with lobster, crawfish, oysters, escargot, or any of four breeds of crab, they lock in the flavors of the bayou with liberal doses of cajun spice tailored to each diner's preferred heat level and seasoning. Crabaholic does not limit itself to cajun flavors, either. The dungeness crab might just as easily surprise the palate with a glaze of tamarind or Singapore sauce. Likewise, the restaurant stocks wines, sakes, and Korean soju along with a full complement of domestic and international beers. Adding to the experience of piling up empty half-shells and hollow claws are the undersea murals along the walls and ceiling, complete with surf paraphernalia and life preservers for diners who are a little too hands-on about selecting their lobster.

1011 E Capitol Expy.
San Jose,
CA
US

Visitors are roaming to Tony Roma’s for spiced and seasoned ribs, seafood and steaks. There are over 150 Tony Roma’s locations, and the San Jose location is living up to its name. Order food online or stop in for great service and a family atmosphere. Diners will want to return often, as Tony Roma’s presents special seasonal menus throughout the year. For the all-weather patrons, one of the seven types of rib dishes will do the trick. Start with a flatbread or an onion loaf to wake up the taste buds and continue on to a victorious main course that might include filet mignon, shrimp scampi or maybe a custom meal. Finish it off with a dessert trio or a signature Romarita. Guests can find nutrition and allergen information on the restaurant’s website. See why the food receives rave reviews, and visit Tony Roma’s.

4233 Moorpark Ave
San Jose,
CA
US

Brothers Steven and Matthew Hardin opened the first Hawgs Seafood Bar in Campbell on December 13, 1996, dishing out fresh oysters on the half shell, steamed clams and mussels, and plates of lobster, paella, and grilled salmon. The restaurant takes its name from the brothers' childhood in Los Gatos, when Matt earned the nickname "Hogs Jaws" thanks to his speedy work at the dinner table and word-for-word quotations of speeches from Animal Farm. Today, the family celebrates the proud tradition of sharing special moments with loved ones while devouring everything in sight through a spread of ocean-fresh meals such as garlic-roasted shrimp and pan-seared scallops, all accented by frosty beers and an ample selection of wines.

1700 W Campbell Ave.
Campbell,
CA
US

Since 1984, Fontana’s has dished out heaping helpings of Italian fare fused with Californian and Mediterranean influences. This canola-championing eatery boasts dinner and lunch menus packed with from-scratch pasta and seafood dishes backed up by a steady stream of homemade desserts. Accent any meal with a suitable selection from the expansive wine list, which features homegrown California nectars along with Italian-born blends of grown-up grape juice. Diners can slurp spaghetti fountain-side on the luscious patio or discuss the cultural ramifications of the painting Dogs Playing Poker by the cozy light of a flickering fireplace in the elegant dining room.

20840 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino,
CA
US