The 6 Best Places In The World To Eat Seafood


If you are a seafood lover then I’m sure you’ve already got your favourites cities and places in the world that you love to eat.

We’ve dined from the ocean in many a country and have come up with the six best places in the world to eat seafood, in our humble opinion.


Nova Scotia

Many people visit Nova Scotia for its world-renowned seafood. Depending on the season, you can watch fishing boats head out in the early morning and return later in the day to unload catches of a variety of gorgeous seafood like lobster, crab, scallops and much more.

The wharves in Nova Scotia are an amazing spot to seek out the freshest seafood and also to see the work that goes into bringing that seafood to market.


West Sweden

Fish and shellfish from West Sweden are some of the best in the world. . The waters are cold, fresh and salty and contain prawns, langoustine, lobster, mussels, oysters – and fantastic fish. So if you love seafood, the west coast offers the finest available and is a beautiful spot to come and sample the seafood delights.


Norfolk, UK

If you are a seafood lover and you haven’t been to Norfolk you must. It has the feel of an island since it is cut off by the sea on three sides.

The north coast is like a wild, rugged nature reserve of marshland and sands ruled by wildlife, including an abundance that you’d like to eat.

There are lobsters and crabs aplenty, and roadside signs lead to small sellers of mussels and honey. In the summer, you can even pick up the marsh samphire that grows along the coast.

The best restaurants and pubs in the area use the gorgeous local supplies and are a real treat.


Santiago, Chile

Santiago‘s Mercado Central is an historic landmark, famed for delicious seafood and other traditional Chilean dishes. Hundreds of people head here each week to get their fill of some of the best seafood in South America.

Chilean seafood is so good thanks to the country’s long coastline and diverse geography. The Humboldt Current carries oxygen-rich water along the west coast bringing with it the species of fish, molluscs, crustaceans and algae that make Chilean cuisine unique.



In Maputo, the capital of Mozambique every Sunday folks head down to the Fish Market with family and friends. This is a lively waterfront attraction popular with locals and tourists alike.

Local vendors sell fresh fish, lobster, prawns, calamari, crab, clams and more, fished straight from the waters surrounding Mozambique.

Seafood is sold by the kilogram and can also be cleaned on request and you’ll find prices are very reasonable.

Opposite from the market is a waterfront patio with umbrella-covered tables and seating. Several restaurants there will cook your seafood for an additional fee for you to sit and enjoy.


Peloponnese, Greece.

Seafood is a diet staple in this region of Greece and outside of the busy touristy places, it is actually quite affordable.

At a proper fish tavern the day’s catch will be displayed on ice for the customer to choose which fish he wants, and then how it is to be cooked.

There is a vast choice of seafood on offer including cuttlefish, squid, anchovies, sardines, whiting, mussels, red snapper, swordfish, red mullet and sea bass, but the dish of the region is octopus and you really have to try it if you find yourself in Peloponnese.

Greeks traditionally enjoy octopus in a stew, with pasta, made into a salad with olive oil and wine vinegar, but if you order it in a restaurant it is often served simply grilled, or boiled with oil and vinegar.

The octopus must be tenderised before cooking and you will often see fishermen beating octopus against whatever hard surface is nearby which can feel a little brutal but is so worth it for the final taste.



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