Picture it, a hot day with a delicious lobster roll and an ice cold beer for lunch, maybe followed by some grilled fish for dinner. There’s something just so refreshing about seafood in the summer.
Here are eight places where you can get your seafood on, whether you’re dining in, carrying out, or cooking at home.
Having opened its doors just as the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Bluepoint Oyster House still falls into the “new” restaurant category. Mosey over to the patio of this Broad Ripple business and on Tuesdays for $2 oysters.
Broad Ripple, 5858 N. College Ave.
If you don’t know…you need to. This Indianapolis walk-up offers the most amazing trays of well-seasoned seafood and if you haven’t had TrapButtah in your life yet, get. on. It. follow on IG for the latest updates on hours, menu, and specials like #TrapTacoTuesday.
3355 N. Keystone Ave.
This Zionsville staple is a go-to spot for great seafood and fabulous specials including seasonal stone and snow crab, seafood boils, half-price oyster Sundays, and more.
91 S. Main St. Zionsville
J’s Lobster captured our hearts (well, stomachs) with their food truck serving delicious New England lobster rolls. Now we can visit anytime with their new location inside The Garage Food Hall at Bottleworks. Bonus: The Bottleworks also offers fresh seafood that you can take home and cook.
906 Carrollton Ave.
This local favorite butcher shop isn’t just for delicious meat, you’ll find plenty of seafood options. Stop in and check The Catch of the Week board for what’s fresh in store or check out their on-going events—including a recent ready-to-eat paella pop up as well as oyster shucking classes.
2503 N. Delaware St.
If you’re looking for a slightly more upscale seafood, steaks and cocktails vibe in the downtown area, consider Salt on Mass. From salt and pepper calamari cut in-house and sashimi grade crudo served on Himalayan salt blocks to long-ling caught Chilean sea bass,
505 Massachusetts Ave.
You can’t talk about seafood in Indiana and not mention Caplinger’s Fresh Catch. You can get all the fresh and frozen seafood your heart desires in the market as well as dine-in or carry-out dishes from the restaurant including po boys, lobster rolls, seafood platters, and fish sandwiches galore.
6685 Whitestown Parkway, 7460 Shadeland Ave.
Get overwhelmed when deciding what to order? Slapfish simplifies seafood offering classic dishes such as fish and chips, lobster rolls, fish tacos, and New England clam chowder as well as a handful of more unique spins like lobster taquitos, shrimp burritos, and a surf and turf burger.
345 Massachusetts Ave.
Leslie Bailey is co-founder and CEO of Indy Maven. She’d like to remind you to choose your seafood responsibly and put TrapButtah on top of everything.
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