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National Seafood Month is Here: Great Seafood Restaurants in Franklin & Nashville, TN!

National Seafood Month is Here: Great Seafood Restaurants in Franklin & Nashville, TN!

Joe Muer Seafood

October is National Seafood Month and there are plenty of local restaurants with mouthwatering seafood options to choose from! Seafood is a very versatile dish, so there is sure to be something for even the pickiest of eaters. Whether you are looking for a new date night spot or a special meal to-go, these seafood spots have what you need! Let’s dive into National Seafood Month with 15 restaurants in Franklin and Nashville serving delicious seafood selections! 

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Perry’s Steakhouse Cedar Plank-Fired Redfish.


Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille in Franklin serves an award-winning menu, perfect for National Seafood Month! This local steakhouse has plenty of seafood options, including Chargrilled Salmon served with lemon dill butter and cauliflower mousse, Crispy Skin Wild Red Snapper made with chive whipped potatoes and truffle vinaigrette, Cedar Plank- Fired Redfish with basil pesto and balsamic reduction served with grilled asparagus, and more!


Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill

With locations in Franklin and Nashville, Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill serves fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, and more. This upscale dining option offers entrees of Cedar Plank Salmon, Ahi Tuna Filet, Nola Grilled Shrimp, Sea Bass, Pecan Trout, and more. Enjoy a delicious meal in their polished and comfortable dining room!


Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill.


Joe Muer Seafood

Joe Muer Seafood in Nashville is a great place to celebrate National Seafood Month, as they serve exclusive seafood from all over the world! Their fresh, sustainable menu of seafood options features variations of crab, lobster, shrimp, sushi, scallops, calamari, and much more. The Lobster Bisque dish is rich with Broth, Butter Poached Lobster, Sherry Cream, and Crème Fraîche. You can enjoy Joe Muer Seafood’s premium aged meats, hand-selected wine list, and fresh seafood at their atmospheric restaurant!


Joe Muer Seafood Nashville’s Lobster Bisque

Joe Muer Lobster Bisque


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Joe Muer Seafood.


The Palm 

The Palm Restaurant in downtown Nashville is an award-winning dining location, known for their unique entrees of steak and lobster. Their seafood offerings include Broiled Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobster, Tuscan Chargrilled Octopus, Jumbo Shrimp, Sea Bass Oscar, Sicilian Salmon, Tuna Agghiotta, Shrimp Sauté, and more! This 1920’s-themed restaurant is ready to make your acquaintance! 


Sperry’s Restaurant 

Sperry’s Restaurant in Franklin-Cool Springs and Belle Meade offers options of lobster tails, crab legs, Salmon Florentine, Rainbow Trout Almondine, Seared Sashimi Tuna, crab cakes, shrimp, sea bass, halibut, and more! This family-owned restaurant also offers an extensive wine list, so stop by and stay awhile – you will quickly understand why it has been a local favorite for nearly 50 years!


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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is a restaurant in Nashville with a menu full of fresh entrees. These plates include variations of lobster, oysters, shrimp, caviar, sashimi, calamari, crab, and so much more! They even offer a Shellfish Tower with Maine lobster, shrimp, oysters, and Colossal Crab. Consider Eddie V’s Prime Seafood next time you’re wanting a decadent meal in a sophisticated setting. 


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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar in Nashville is a high-end dining location with aged meats and seafood classics. Stop by and try their Chilled Shellfish Tower, Crab Cakes, North Atlantic Lobster Tails, Alaskan Golden King Crab Legs, Surf n’ Turf options, and so much more! Enjoy Fleming’s best-in-class seafood to celebrate National Seafood Month! 


Connors Steak & Seafood 

Connors Steak & Seafood in Franklin specializes in fresh seafood and premium steaks. Their seafood entrees include Parmesan Encrusted Alaskan Halibut, Chilean Sea Bass Oscar, Atlantic Salmon, Cajun Red Grouper, Blue Lump Crab Cakes, Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp, Shrimp Linguini, Shrimp & Grits, Fish & Chips, Alaskan King Crab Legs, and Cold Water Lobster Tail. 


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Connors Steak & Seafood.



Morton’s The Steakhouse is located in downtown Nashville and serves a wide range of seafood selections. This National Seafood Month, you are invited to try their Maine Lobster Ravioli, Raw Bar, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, Jumbo Grilled Shrimp, and more. With their prime location, fresh seafood, prime-aged beef, an elegant wine selection, and more, Morton’s has what you need! 


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Bourbon Steak

Bourbon Steak is an upscale restaurant in downtown Nashville, with a recommended dress code of business attire or smart casual. Their menu features plenty of seafood options, including Maine Lobster, King Crab, shellfish platters, caviar, shrimp, oysters, and more. This award-winning spot is in high demand, so remember to make a reservation!


Ludlow & Prime 

Ludlow & Prime can be found in Brentwood with a wood-fired grill and coastal kitchen, serving fresh seafood and prime steaks. This locally owned and operated restaurant offers a welcoming lounge to relax in while enjoying their vast menu! Their seafood selections include a Raw Bar, Seared Sea Scallops. Cedar Grilled Salmon, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Giant Shrimp & Grits, Blackened Redfish, Maine Lobster Roll, and more!


Ludlow & Prime Restaurant Brentwood, TN.

Ludlow & Prime.


Jeff Ruby’s

Located in downtown Nashville, Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse offers a one-of-a-kind fine dining experience with prime steaks and fresh seafood, surrounded by rare, unique decor. Seafood options on their dinner menu include a raw bar, sushi, salmon, lobster tail, crab cake, and more! Check out this eclectic spot for an unforgettable dining experience! 


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Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse.


The Twelve Thirty Club

Inspired by the aesthetics of the prohibition era and the supper clubs of the 19th century, The Twelve Thirty Club is a multi-level dining experience. The Supper Club’s seafood options feature a seafood & sushi bar, a chilled seafood tower, Chilean Sea Bass, Lobster Spaghetti, Scottish Salmon, Crispy Calamari, and more! Check out this unique spot in Nashville for some delicious seafood!


STK Steakhouse

You can find the STK Steakhouse in Nashville, serving as a sophisticated location with mouthwatering seafood options. Celebrate National Seafood Month with their raw bar, shellfish platters, Maple Rubbed Salmon, Maine Lobster Linguini, Surf n Turf options, and more!


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STK Steakhouse.


Bob’s Steak & Chop House

Bob’s Steak & Chop House is connected to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, offering a selection of yummy seafood options in their unique atmosphere! These decadent seafood selections include Broiled Verlasso Salmon, Maryland-Style Crab Cakes, Broiled Jumbo Shrimp Scampi, Cold Water South African Lobster Tails, Fried Jumbo Shrimp, and more!


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Bob’s Steak & Chop House.


Americana Taphouse

Americana Taphouse is located in downtown Franklin and offers a variety of seafood options, along with their 24 beers on tap! Their diverse menu includes selections of oysters, shrimp, crab, and salmon. Their special Maui Mahi Tacos consists of two sesame-crusted corn tacos, summer slaw, and mango salsa. With live music from local artists throughout the week, check out Americana Taphouse for some scrumptious seafood!


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Americana Taphouse



With locations in Brentwood and Nashville, Amerigo is an Italian restaurant with a few delicious seafood menu items! Their Three-Cheese Tortellini features jumbo lump crab, garlic, onions, fresh spinach, and spiced Parmesan cream sauce. Their All Day Menu also offers Shrimp Scampi, Flame-Grilled Salmon Fillet, and more, so consider stopping by this inventive Italian restaurant!


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Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery

Not only does Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery in Nashville create bottles of whiskey that can be found nationwide, but they also have a restaurant and bar on-site! Their Soft Shell Crab Sandwich is a Nashville hot crab sandwich on a potato bun with fennel remoulade and bibb lettuce, so stop by this local distillery for National Seafood Month! 


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Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery


Carne Mare

While Carne Mare’s menu boasts hand-selected cuts of steak and Italian specialties like homemade pastas, the seafood options can’t be overlooked. These options include Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, Yellowfin Tuna, Spanish Octopus, Salt-Baked Florida Red Snapper, Roasted Swordfish, and more! Their Lobster in Purgatorio is drizzled in Calabrian chili and citrus and accompanied by a bed of aromatic herbs.


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Carne Mare


Miel Restaurant

Located in a former meat market, Miel in Nashville offers an ever-changing menu of locally sourced, French-inspired dishes. Their ever-changing menu currently offers a Seafood risotto with lobster, shrimp, red fish, diver scallop, octopus, salmon, and Calabrian chili butter! Check out this upscale restaurant to discover some of their seafood selections!


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Miel Restaurant


Deacon’s New South

Deacon’s New South can be found on the first floor of Nashville’s historic L&C Tower, serving up an innovative take on Tennessee comfort food. They have a variety of seafood dishes inspired by the Gulf Coast, including Tuna Tartare, Gulf Fish, Spicy Crawfish Noodles, and more! Their featured Orleans Parish Shrimp includes grilled Gulf shrimp with BBQ butter, pickled shallots, and rustic bread. 


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Deacon’s New South



etch in downtown Nashville boasts an eclectic menu with some mouthwatering seafood options! Their special Octopus & Shrimp Bruschetta features bacon, arugula, fennel, roasted tomatoes, capers, garlic oil, manchego, and sunflower seed hummus. With even more selections of scallions, shrimp, and scallops, there is sure to be something that will appease your appetite!


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etc. can be found in Nashville’s Green Hills neighborhood, with a menu featuring a wide variety of foods! A few of their fresh seafood options include Sesame Cured Salmon, Peruvian Shrimp, and Smoked Salmon Beignets! Their Smoked Salmon Beignets include creole vinaigrette and dijon crème fraîche, so try out this location’s spunky seafood!


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Char is a modern steakhouse in Nashville that serves fresh seafood, along with their USDA choice and prime meats, home-style sides, classic cocktails, and more! Their Pan-Seared Atlantic Salmon features roasted zucchini, squash, broccolini with garlic & chile flakes, and sun-dried tomato caper vinaigrette. Another option is their Seafood Carbonara with shrimp, jumbo lump crab, crawfish tails, garlic, bacon, green peas, parmesan, bucatini, and egg yolk cream sauce!


Char Restaurant Nashville-Seafood Carbonara



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