$: $10 and under
$$: $10 to $15
$$$: $15 and up
Grilled or deep-fried, blackened or broiled, seafood is abundant in area restaurants.
224 Broad St.
Casually sophisticated dining with a unique atmosphere on lively Broad Street. The menu features fish handpicked in Jacksonville, Fla., and delivered fresh to Chattanooga. $$$
Blue Orleans Seafood Restaurant
1463 Market St.
Authentic Cajun and Creole with a mix of Southern favorites can be found in the Scenic City. Delicious specials include crawfish fritters, po-boys, seafood gumbo and shrimp Creole. Top it all off with a big slice of Who 'Dat chocolate cake. $$$
2115 Gunbarrel Road
A treat for those wanting fresh fish cooked on a wood-burning grill and uncommon sauces and toppings. Try a tasty Chilean sea bass with warm mango salsa. The Bang-Bang Shrimp is a must for starters. $$
2311 Chattanooga Road, Dalton, Ga.
Fresh seafood is the hallmark of this restaurant, but steak and other dishes are not to be ignored. You won't be disappointed with whatever fish is in season. Try the fried squash side. $$
Easy Bistro & Bar
203 Broad St.
Local ingredients are found in many menu items at Easy Bistro. Main courses include sauteed lemon sole, while the yellowfin tuna tartare is a well-loved appetizer. Try roasted sweet potato ravioli or order from the Raw Bar. Full variety of starters and salads, too. $$$
6925 Shallowford Road
Dine and dance into the wee small hours. Steaks and fresh seafood served. Try the bourbon-glazed Atlantic salmon. $$$