No matter where you are in the United States — even in the most remote regions — tasty seafood options aren't far away. Once you decide to forgo the national chains, get off the beaten path, and take a chance on some local favorites, you'll have the chance to reel in the greatest food the sea has to offer. We scoured reviews and rankings by expert food writers and countless hungry customers to find one of the best seafood restaurants in each state. (And if you're looking for some no-frills, under-the-radar options, be sure to check out 20 Amazing Seafood Shacks Across America.)
Note: While dining rooms and patios for many restaurants may still be closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, all of the restaurants on this list offer takeout or delivery.