The Top Restaurants for Seafood in Jersey City

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With its family-friendly community, spacious green parks and quick commute to Manhattan, there are many reasons to stay in Jersey City, New Jersey. There’s no shortage of delicious grub either, including fresh seafood. Here are our top four seafood restaurants in Jersey City.

Just BeClaws

This Jersey City seafood restaurant serves more than a clever name. Count on Just BeClaws for some of the best crab, shrimp or lobster you can find. The po’ boy sandwiches are exceptional and pair nicely with the cajun fries. The best advice before visiting? Come hungry.

280 1st Street

SamakMak Seafood

Rated 5 stars on Yelp, the consensus is clear: Stop by SamakMak. Their Mediterranean-inspired menu is simple but covers all seafood essentials. Enjoy everything from fried and grilled shrimp, fish, calamari, catfish and crab cake sandwiches to shrimp soup.

772 West Side Avenue


Grilled Garlic shrimp and White Fish Filet? Sign us up! With wallet-friendly dishes that are packed with flavor, Morgan Fish Market & Restaurant is ideal for any sudden seafood craving. Balance out your meal with their mouthwatering hummus. Other favorites include the Grilled Striped Bass and Fried Red Snapper.

2801 John F. Kennedy Boulevard


If you’re looking for something different from the classic Jersey City seafood cuisine, try Komegashi for unforgettable sushi. Enjoy selections such as the classic California or Spicy Salmon rolls. Try their affordable lunch specials starting at $8.50 for a Chicken Teriyaki plate served with miso soup and a choice of white or brown rice. Other lunch specials, offered Monday through Friday (noon to 2:30pm), include the Tempura (lightly-fried shrimp) and Sushi Sashimi Combo.

103 Montgomery Street

Not a Fan of Seafood?

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