Colorado: Angelo’s Taverna
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (840 reviews)
> Address: 620 E. 6th Ave., Denver
Pizza and oysters might not be a classic combination, but those are the specialties at this taverna (there is a second location, with a winery attached, in Littleton). Yelp reviewers rave about the chargrilled oysters, which come in four variations, above all. The menu also lists tuna crudo, lobster gnocchi, and shrimp Fra Diavolo, among other seafood specialties.
Connecticut: J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood Glastonbury
> Yelp rating: 4.5 (490 reviews)
> Address: 185 Glastonbury Blvd., Glastonbury
Part of a six-unit chain in the Midwest and on the East Coast, this Kansas City-style steak and seafood emporium offers plenty of fish and shellfish — including oysters, fried calamari, lobster cobb salad, and daily fresh fish — as well as signature steaks and other entrees.
Delaware: Big Fish Grill – Riverfront
> Yelp rating: 4.0 (289 reviews)
> Address: 720 Justison St., Wilmington
Part of an 11-restaurant Delaware restaurant group that includes four Big Fish Grills, this iteration of the concept is located in the Riverfront development along the Christiana River. The oysters, pumpkin crab bisque, fried seafood combo, and Costa Rican tilapia are among the dishes Yelpers have praised.
Florida: Inkanto Peruvian Cuisine
> Yelp rating: 5.0 (295 reviews)
> Address: 1672 E. Oakland Park Blvd., Fort Lauderdale
Part of a small Florida chain, this Peruvian restaurant specializes in ceviche (13 varieties plus two combination ceviches are offered) and the related tiraditos (seven kinds), but also serves a full menu of other Peruvian specialties, both seafood and meat.
Georgia: The Table Bistro
> Yelp rating: 5.0 (121 reviews)
> Address: 1075 Baxter St., Athens
This casual New American “hidden gem” (according to one Yelp reviewer) features plenty of seafood, including tuna tataki, blackened wasabi mahi mahi sandwich, Creole shrimp and grits, crabmeat-stuffed blackened salmon, and more.