Where to Feast on Seafood in Arlington

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If you want to enjoy a seafood dinner but want the skip the dishes, we have the answer. These seafood restaurants near our Arlington apartments offer the tastiest selection of crabs, sushi, and oysters, among other delectable seafood options.


Quarterdeck has been serving the community with the best crab cakes since 1979. The restaurant is popular for its all-you-can-eat crab feast. The staff is friendly, making you feel like family. You can order the peel and eat shrimp, grilled mesquite shrimp, or fried shrimp for your dinner, or maybe you feel like a bowl of steamed mussel. On the menu are various other dishes other than crabs. Besides the seafood dishes, Quarterdeck also serves American favorites like lobster mac and cheese. 

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Steaks

Located close to the Arlington National Cemetery, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood and Steaks support local businesses by sourcing products from local farms. This seafood restaurant prides itself on supporting sustainable fish farming by including the open blue cobia on the menu, which, if you didn’t know, is the most sustainably raised fish. You not only get to enjoy delicious seafood at M&S, but also support the environment. Enjoy the classic M&S signature oysters, fish, or the tasty Chesapeake buttermilk fried shrimp served with fries and cocktail sauce.

Bonefish Grill

Last but not least is Bonefish Grill, with its seafood specialties like blackened salmon, blackened shrimp, bang bang shrimp, cod imperial, crab-crusted cod, and cold water lobster tails, among others. They also serve fantastic drinks, from moderate to very strong. The best part is that they offer curbside pickup and friendly service. Once you place your order, you only need to call to receive your meal. 

Enjoy gourmet food from these Arlington seafood restaurants at home or on a patio. After dinner, you could stop by a rooftop bar to enjoy a nightcap and stunning views of the city. That said, if you’re on the lookout for an apartment in Arlington, feel free to contact us. Our staff will schedule you a tour of our apartments near Courthouse Metro, tailored just for you. 

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