Having a hankering for hake? Get a feel of the coast with our list of best seafood places in the Detroit area.

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Streetside Seafood

273 Pierce St
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 645-9123

Browse the menu and realize that this is a true seafood lovers paradise. Choose from hot appetizers like Oysters Rockefeller or a lobster salad BLT. Yes, you heard that right … lobster and bacon. Just a few of the creations from Patrick Roettele, Executive Chef, and Michael Barrera Head Chef. Dinner fills up fast, so take advantage of a late lunch for best seating.

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Multiple locations, for more information see their website

A little Cajun spice for your seafood-eating pleasure, plus great land-dweller favorites like steak and burgers, plus an extensive sushi selection. A definite destination in downtown Detroit, the satellite locations are just as good if you can’t make it into the city.

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Real Seafood Co.

341 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(888) 456-3463

I can never decide if this is my favorite seafood restaurant, or just my favorite restaurant, period. The raw bar is outstanding, and the Blue Plate Special might be what they serve seafood lovers in the afterlife.

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Cadieux Café

4300 Cadieux Road
Detroit, MI 48224-2302
(313) 882-8560

The number-one destination for mussels in the city also has a full Belgian menu for you not-so-adventurous eaters. Once you’re done with dinner, play some featherbowling!

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Mitchell’s Fish Market

Multiple locations, for more information check their website

Their fresh fish is outstanding, but the best part of the menu might be the Sharkfin Pie. Order one for yourself, but get some help, it’s enough for 2 people, and maybe your server, too.

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Big Fish

700 Town Center Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
(313) 336-6350

A Chuck Muer restaurant, Big Fish is the top seafood restaurant in Dearborn, and one of the best in the state.