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Seafood places to try in Qatar

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Seafood places to try in Qatar

Craving a taste of the ocean? In Qatar, seafood is everywhere! Many restaurants offer the tastiest and most unique seafood dishes.

The (ILQ) team has put together a list (in alphabetical order) of some seafood places in Qatar for you to try and enjoy. Ready to dive in?

Is your seafood restaurant not on the list? Contact us at [email protected]!

Note: Please don't forget to adhere to the necessary COVID-19 precautionary measures such as physical distancing, showing your green Ehteraz status, and hand washing. Please call ahead to book your takeaway, delivery, or your table reservation.

Alhear Aljanoubi Seafood Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Alhear Aljanoubi is one of the seafood restaurants to go to with a large group of people because of the big plates of seafood they offer. Their platters are filled with rice, vegetables, sauces, and all the seafood you could ask for. We recommend getting one of those, or their Bechamel Lobster, a perfectly-cooked lobster with bechamel sauce poured on top!

  • Location: Barzan Souq, Umm Salal Mohammed
  • Phone: +974 3399 8802, +974 3399 8809
  • Instagram: @alhear_aljanoubi

Al Qarmouty

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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A wide range of delicious seafood dishes are available at Al Qarmouty, and you certainly will not be disappointed with their Seafood Soup, great for the winter season!

  • Location:
    • Old Airport - +974 6660 1183
    • Muntazah - +974 3331 1665
    • Al Dafna - +974 3333 8611
  • Instagram: alqarmouty

Bilao Seafood

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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'Bilao' is a Filipino word that refers to a large woven tray. At Bilao Seafood Restaurant, they offer meals that are served to you on a 'bilao', great for experiencing Filipino traditions. Order their Mixed Seafood Bilao that consists of fish, shrimp, crabs, mussels, and more, and share it with your family and friends!

  • Location: Doha Downtown Hotel, Al Saad
  • Phone: +974 7774 0497
  • Instagram: @bilaoseafood

Bubba Gump Qatar

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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If you are a seafood lover, then Bubba Gump is one of the right places to be at! Bubba Gump is a family-friendly chain for seafood & American fare served in a fishing-boat-themed setting and they prepare their homemade dishes using fresh and bold ingredients. We recommend their Forrest's Surf & Turf served with grilled ribeye and succulent grilled shrimp, mashed potatoes and onion rings.

  • Location: Doha Festival City
  • Phone: +974 3337 4667
  • Instagram: @bubbagumpqatar

Captain Billy’s

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Captain Billy’s is the place to go for pocket-friendly seafood meals that include your main dish, a side of fries and vegetables, and a drink. Choose between calamari, prawn, different types of fish. You can also get your seafood fried or grilled. They also offer sushi, such as California Roll Crunchy and Futomaki Sweet Prawns.

  • Location: Food Court, City Center Mall
  • Phone: +974 4486 8268
  • Instagram: @captainbillysqa

Crab & Shrimp Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Crab & Shrimp Restaurant’s passion is to provide you with delicious shrimp and crab dishes in town. They have a lot of items to choose from. Do check out their appetizers, sandwiches and sushi options. We also recommend looking at their Pot Menu to fully experience what Crab & Shrimp Restaurant is all about. You can choose from crab, shrimp, mussels, lobster, or even mix them all up. Consider ordering one of their sauces, too, to take your food to the next level!

  • Location: Uthman Ibn Affan Street, Al Aziziyah
  • Phone: +974 4001 1151, +974 7760 9009
  • Instagram: @crabandshrimp.q

Crab Pot Seafood Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Crab Pot Seafood Restaurant delivers deliciously prepared seafood that will keep you coming back for more. Crab Pot comes in two sizes, depending on whether you want to share or enjoy it all by yourself. The Large Pot is ideal for 2 to 3 people and includes seafood, steamed rice, yellow rice, rocca salad, and lemon. You can choose to have a mix of seafood, or just one. Whatever seafood you’re craving for, Crab Pot is sure to have it!

  • Location:
    • Al Rayyan - +974 5092 3344
    • Al Duhail - +974 5012 0027
    • Al Muntazah - + 974 7477 2115
    • Al Khor - +974 6615 0556

Crabtonite Seafood Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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If you want to eat some unique tasting seafood dishes, then Crabtonite is one of the restaurants to visit. You just can't stop eating their delicious dishes that are made with special Cajun spice sauce.

  • Location:
    • Porto Arabia, The Pearl - +974 5029 9660
    • City Center Mall - +974 3000 2054
    • Landmark Mall - +974 5029 9660
  • Instagram: @crabtonite

Dampa Seafood Village

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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A mouthwatering Boodle Feast experience awaits you at Dampa Seafood Village. A dining experience like no other, you get to choose whatever food goes on your table and you get to enjoy it with your hands without any judgement. Their Boodle Feasts are irresistible and unbeatable, so you better try one out now.

Danat Al Bahar BBQ Fish Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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What makes Danat Al Bahar unique is how they portion out their dishes. They serve their dishes in kilograms instead of in terms of plates, so you’re guaranteed to be full after a meal at Danat Al Bahar. If you’re unsure of what to order we recommend their Grilled Seabream, a simple yet delicious fish dish to satisfy your cravings. Be sure to order it along with their Mandi rice (flavoured aromatic rice).

  • Location: Souq Al Wakra
  • Phone: +974 7770 7085, +974 3397 7700
  • Instagram: @danatalbaharbbq

Fast Fish Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Fast Fish Restaurant’s dishes are packed full of flavour and different components. They offer different types of fish, shrimp, and lobster, which you can get in one dish or separate dishes. You can choose between having rice or Arabic bread to eat along with your seafood. We recommend their Mix Grill to get a taste of all the seafood they serve.

  • Location: Matar Qadeem, Old Airport Area
  • Phone: +974 4466 2962, +974 4465 1470
  • Instagram: @fast_fish_restaurant

Golden Fish Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Golden Fish Restaurant’s main purpose is to provide first-class fish for each one of its customers. They want to serve dishes with premium quality, affordable prices, and unparalleled taste, and they definitely do not disappoint. Gather your friends and family and order their tray of fresh seafood selection cooked perfectly with special ingredients.

  • Location: Al Jazeera Petrol Station - Salwa Road
  • Phone: +974 4442 6000, +974 3061 3030, +974 4442 7000
  • Instagram: @goldenfish_qatar

King Crab Seafood Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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At King Crab, everything is handcrafted and homemade daily. Choose from their menu filled with pizzas, pastas, and other exciting new items, and you’re sure to find a dish to satisfy your seafood cravings. We recommend getting one of their seven seafood buckets, along with their four unique sauces: garlic, creamy, green, and saffron!

  • Location: Lusail Marina - near La Parilla Restaurant
  • Phone: +974 7036 6886
  • Instagram:

King Fish Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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King Fish Restaurant provides a variety of dishes and meals to choose from, like soup, appetizers, main course and desserts. You can order dishes fitted for one person, like their tasty Seafood Pasta, or get one of their famous Family Trays or Buckets to share with your friends and family. We definitely recommend ordering one of their Family Trays if you don’t know what to order because they have all the seafood you could ask for.

  • Location: Al Khaleej Street - near Msheireb Metro Station
  • Phone: +974 4414 7714
  • Instagram: @kingfishqa

Little Sailor Seafood Restaurant

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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If you haven't decided what to have for lunch, let us help you make a yummy choice. Little Sailor gets the freshest catch to deliver yummy tasting seafood dishes, which is why you can’t go wrong with whatever you order, but we highly recommend getting one of their Sea Pots to share with your loved ones.

  • Location:
    • Muaither - +974 4417 2220
    • Al Sadd - +974 4444 0898
    • Tawar Mall - +974 4001 1974
    • Bin Omran - +974 4411 2201
    • Muntazah - +974 4442 0208
    • Al Wakra - +974 4443 8244
    • Souq Waqif - +974 4001 1840
    • Al Gharaffa - +974 4142 7828, +974 4142 7838

L’wzaar Seafood Market

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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This is where you want to dine in Doha if you want the entire ocean-to-table experience. After you've chosen the most enticing fish or crustacean from their counter, you can choose how you want it prepared: Mediterranean, Far Eastern, Arabic, or Japanese. Try out their Seafood Risotto, a hearty dish to satisfy your seafood cravings!

  • Location: Katara Cultural Village Bldg. 27
  • Phone: +974 4408 0710
  • Instagram: @lwzaar

Manhattan Fish Market

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Specializing in lip-smacking American-style seafood, the Manhattan Fish Market is here to delight your taste buds with their delicious seafood dishes. Manhattan Fish Market has 9 menus to choose from. If you’re unsure of what to order, try one of their Fish N’ Chips dishes.

  • Location: Mall of Qatar
  • Phone: +974 4487 2746
  • Instagram: @mfmqa

Ocean Basket Qatar

Seafood places to try in Qatar
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Ocean Basket serves what they call MediterrAsian cuisine, a mix between Mediterranean and Asian cuisines. We recommend their Full Deck Platter that includes prince prawns, mussels, calamari, calamari steak strips, and fish if you’re dining with family or friends, or their Pick of the Ocean Platter, a seafood platter fit for one person if you’re eating alone.

  • Location:
    • Villaggio Mall - +974 4434 0361
    • Mall of Qatar -+974 4490 2944
  • Instagram: @oceanbasketqa

Which is your favourite seafood place? If you know of more seafood restaurants in Qatar, do let us know in the comments below. Please share this article - it keeps us going!