10 Best Places for Seafood in Chennai

Chennai’s proximity to ocean puts the city on the map as one of the prime destinations for seafood. So, where do seafood lovers in the city go to get their seafood fix. With something for every taste and budget, here are some of Chennai’s fishiest and yummiest spots.

The Marina

Well, the name says it all, doesn’t it? One can select the fresh fish from the display at the counter and have it cooked the way they want it. 

Location: 39, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai

Cost: Rs.1600 for two people

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Thoondil The Family Restaurant

Good food & Great ambiance. The place is a often frequented by celebrities.

Location: No 19A, Jai Nagar, Paniyur, East Coast Road, Chennai

Cost: Rs.800 for two people

Coastal Aroma Seafood Restaurant

 A great addition to restaurants in OMR. Their lunch buffet priced at Rs.599 is a must try.
Location: 1/155a, 1st Floor 200 Feet Road, Thoraipakkam, Chennai
Cost: Rs.650 for two people.


Pick the fresh fish of your liking from the display at the counter and have it cooked the way you want it! What more can a seafood lover ask for.

Location:  Othavadai St, Mahabalipuram

Cost: Rs.700 for two people.

Savoury Sea Shell

Better known for their arabian dishes like Shawarma & Kebabs, Savoury Sea Shell has a decent collection of seafood dishes too.

Location: Multiple Outlets.

Cost: Rs.800 for two people.

Sundari Akka Kadai

This Kaiyendhi bhavan has been giving high-end restaurants a run for their money, thanks to the yummy food served here.

 Location: Marina Beach

Cost: Rs.400 for two people.

Palmshore Restaurant

This is yet another seafood heaven!  They have 10% discount on orders above Rs.300 this weekend (Until February 4th).

Location: Multiple Outlets.

Cost: Rs.850 for two people.


Nair Mess

One of the oldest restaurants serving seafood in Chennai.

Location: 22, Mohammed Abdullah 2nd Street, Opposite Chepauk Stadium, Chepauk, Triplicane

Cost: Rs.200 for two people.

Jonah’s Bistro

Yet another gem in ECR. Their spread is a seafood lovers dream come true.

Location: 4/192, First Floor, East Coast Road, Palavakkam, Chennai

Cost: Rs.1300 for two people.

This Kerala restaurant serves some of the best seafood dishes in the city.
Location: 5, Second Avenue, MG Road, Shastri Nagar, Adyar, Chennai
Cost: Rs.450 for two people.
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Done with eating cooked fish? Then, get your fill of Sashimi here.

Location: 146, 1st Floor, TTK Road, Alwarpet, Chennai

Cost: Rs.2000 for two people.

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