155 West 51st Street
"Unusual varieties beautifully prepared. A knockout."
"Le Bernardin is the best restaurant in the world, period."
Oceana, 55 East 54th Street, 212-759-5941
"Most imaginative seafood in NY great combo of the freshest catch with great, bold flavors. Don't miss the dessert samplers!"
Pearl Oyster Bar, 18 Cornelia Street,
"Wonderful when you can get a seat!"
The clam chowder is awesome."
OTHER READERS' FAVORITES
Lundy's , 205 West 50th Street, 212-586-0022; 1901 Emmons Avenue, Brooklyn, 212-743-0022
"I cannot believe that this isn't even considered for the best restaurant. The food, the service, the new management it is excellent. I recommend people try it again."
"The best lobster bisque I ever had was at Lundy's."
Aquagrill, 210 Spring Street, 212-274-0505
"Incredible oyster selection, and the brunch especially the lox and bagel platter is a pure pleasure."
Blue Water Grill, 31 Union Square West, 212-675-9500
"The most amazing seafood that I've tasted so far in the city. Not fishy, great service."
Estiatorio Milos, 125 West 55th Street, 212-245-7400
"Does a wonderful job bringing out the best in fish."
Grand Central Oyster Bar, Grand Central Terminal, 212-490-6650
"The clam chowder is to die for."
Mary's Fish Camp, 246 West 4th Street,
"Much more comfortable than Pearl. The food is as good, if not better, and they don't have the attitude; plus, its location is beautiful."
"Direct competition to Pearl, but the lobster roll ... "
The Sea Grill, 19 West 49th Street, 212-332-7610
"Don't let the tourist trap location keep you from the fantastic food served here. The tasting menu is especially great, as are portobello fries and crabcakes."
Trata, 1331 Second Avenue, 212-535-3800
"For fresh grilled fish, this Greek establishment is the best."
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