1. Black Pearl
Discreetly tucked in the back of a no-frills bar, this independent kitchen traffics in fish and chips, fried clams, and practically naked lobster rolls.
14 Ave. A, nr. E. Houston St.; 212-358-7583
A tavern-shack annex to the Minnow, serving burgers and fried everything.
444 9th St., at Seventh Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-788-4376
3. The Fish Shack at BLT Fish
A clam shack built by French seafood specialist Laurent Tourondel.
21 W. 17th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-691-8888