Love Seafood? Then there’s nowhere better than coastal Muscat to enjoy an authentic seafood meal. With magnificent views of beaches, harbors, piers and marinas, and with elegant dinning experiences, here are the best seafood restaurants in Muscat.
Manhattan Fish Market
Restaurant, Seafood, Fast Food, $$$
Seafood Soup By: Leszek Leszczynski | Flickr
Inspired by the famous Fulton Fish Market that was built under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, the Manhattan Fish Market in Muscat provides a unique seafood dining experience. The restaurant is located near Al Azaiba Beach in northern Oman, and cooks freshly-caught fish and seafood every day. The Manhattan Fish Market also has options for vegetarians.
Grand Fish Market is one of the most well-known seafood restaurants in Muscat. It provides fresh daily catches of fish and seafood. It occupies two whole floors, one dedicated to families. As well as the main seafood dishes, the restaurant offers a wide choices of appetizers, soups and salads.
The Turkish House Restaurant presents mouthwatering seafood as it mixes Turkish cooking styles with Omani fish and delicious seafood in a well-decorated setting. The variety, quality and prices satisfy customers.
Bait Al Bahr is an elegant restaurant located inside the Shangri La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa on the eastern coast of Muscat. Bait Al Bahr — which means the house of the sea — presents fresh daily-caught Omani fish and seafood that is prepared with the authentic flavors, styles and spices of Omani cuisine. The restaurant has a marvelous view of the beach.
The Blue Marlin Restaurant is an elegant fine-dining experience located in one of the most beautiful marinas in Oman: Marina Bandar Al Rawdha. It’s on the eastern coast of Muscat, near the Al Bustan area. The restaurant serves various international cuisines, especially delicious seafood dishes. At the Blue Marlin Restaurant, diners can enjoy their meal by the pool or in the classy indoor area.
With a splendid view of the Gulf of Oman, The Beach Restaurant at the Chedi Muscat provides a wonderful seafood-dining experience. With a private beach that is 370 meters (1213.9 feet) long, visitors enjoy their meal in the famous Chedi Muscat Hotel, which was the first contemporary hotel in Oman. Although prices are quite expensive, visitors can enjoy mouthwatering food, a spectacular view of the beach and the Gulf, and high-quality service at the restaurant and hotel.
The Beach Pavilion is located in Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz Carlton Hotel and one of the most elegant hotels in Oman. There is outdoor seating on the beach with an amazing view of the Sea of Oman. With the satisfying feel of the golden sands and the glow of the candles, diners can enjoy a variety of seafood prepared using Omani flavors and spices.
The Turkish Diwan Restaurant is another great place for Turkish cuisine. As well as Turkish dishes and desserts, the restaurant is known for its delicious and fresh seafood. It has indoor and outdoor seating.
Twins Turkish Cuisine is another unique restaurant located on the famous Shatti Al Qurum beach. Its interior is inspired by the style of fishermen’s houses. With its spectacular view of the beach, visitors can enjoy various seafood dishes that are prepared according to authentic Turkish methods.