Savory Seafood on I-Drive

Thursday, October 28, 2021
October is National Seafood Month, and being in the Sunshine State means we get to enjoy some of the freshest seafood available, all year round!
If you find yourself on I-Drive craving a savory, succulent, seafood delicacy, be sure to stop at one of these six delicious seafood spots in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood.
1. Boston Lobster Feast
All you can eat seafood!? Count us in! Known by many as one of the best buffets, Boston Lobster Feast was voted Best Florida Buffet by Reader’s Digest in 2019.
The core of the feast is all you can eat Maine Lobster, but the entire buffet features the freshest and best of the sea and land, offering a variety of up to 60 items to completely satisfy that seafood craving. With chef specials and seasonal varieties, there are always new options to try at Boston Lobster Feast
Start your feast with items from their cold bar, then taste New England the traditional way with their raw bar selections, then for the main entree enjoy unlimited amounts of your buffet favorites, select savory sides from a large selection of seasonally available accompaniments, and then head to the desert buffet section to finish your savory meal with something a little sweet.
2. The Oceanaire Seafood Room
Ready for a fresh catch? The Oceanaire has the freshest seafood flown in daily from around the world, and offers a beautiful atmosphere in the heart of Orlando to enjoy it in!
Since starting back in 1988, Oceanaire has had one mission, and that is to provide their guests with an ultra-fresh seafood experience. Featuring seasonal and sustainable seafood that is flown in daily to be used in various creations on their chef-driven menu, they are able to offer an exceptional dining experience for any seafood lover. In addition to their passion for top-of-the-catch fish, they also offer an award-winning list of fine wines, and unforgettable service.
Try some of their features this month including, Pink Lady Oysters, Lobster Tails, Laughing Bird Shrimp, and Stone Crab Claw. And after your meal enjoy walking around Pointe Orlando, an entertainment complex boasting shops, boutiques and nightlife destinations that are sure to make for a beautiful evening on International Drive.
3. Joe’s Crab Shack
Peace, love, and crabs! A casual spot to enjoy a delicious seafood meal that is anything but casual. Enjoy a warm welcome at a Joe’s Crab Shack, where you’ll be met with a quirky fun environment to bib up and dig into your favorite seafood dishes. Order up a bucket of crab, and do your happy dance as you dip your next bite into a cup of melted butter.
Enjoy selecting an item from their extensive menu that features buckets of seasonal seafood, fried shrimp platters, and fish dishes, along with options from the “mainland” like steak, sandwiches, and chicken.
Enjoy sipping on an over-sized, creative cocktail like their famous Shark Bite cocktail, and finish off the experience by purchasing a shirt or keepsake from their retail shop to remember the experience.
If you’re looking for good seafood, good times, and good memories, Joe’s Crab Shack is the perfect place.
4. Bubba Gump Shrimp, Co.
Life may be like a box of chocolates, but at Bubba Gump Shrimp, Co, we know exactly what you’ll get, and that’s a delicious seafood meal in a fun and exciting atmosphere.
Bubba Gump Shrimp, Co was founded in 1996 with the goal of capturing the magic that made “Forrest Gump” an American Classic, serving up scratch-made, southern-style comfort dishes plucked straight off the silver screen.
Enjoy an order of fresh, juicy shrimp as you sip on a hand-shaken margarita, and you’ll quickly see why Bubba Gump Shrimp, Co is a favorite choice for seafood lovers looking for a true dining experience in the Orlando area.
When you dine at Bubba Gump's, you can always rely on great food, great fun, and a great party.
5. Red Lobster
Fresh, tasty seafood at a friendly price… Red Lobster is always a favorite option to satisfy a seafood craving. Good luck choosing just one menu item from their large menu boasting all of your favorites, like ultimate endless shrimp, a selection of seafood feasts, bowls, sandwiches, classic fish dishes, and of course delicious starters and sides like their famous cheddar biscuits.
But, perhaps more important than the delicious, fresh seafood you’ll enjoy while dining here is their promise to serve seafood that is sourced with standards, doing their part as one of the world’s largest seafood purchasers to protect and preserve our oceans and marine life for generations to come!
So, enjoy a delicious seafood feast at Red Lobster knowing that it is 100 traceable to a known and trusted source, was sourced from suppliers who follow best practices to ensure sustainability, and that you’re supporting a restaurant who supports and follows all regulatory efforts to manage fish populations, and mandate that their suppliers do too.
6. Bonefish Grill
A family favorite, for good reason. Aside from an extensive menu of delicious items from both the sea and shore, they use high-quality ingredients, and serve up fresh seafood that boasts savory flavors. Not sure what to order? At Bonefish Grill you’ll be guided on an open sea excursion to pick the best fish to fit your taste by their Anglers, who deliver white-coat service in their crisp white chef coats. They can tell you where they source their fresh fish, how they cook it, and can even suggest the perfect wine or cocktail to pair with your dish.
If you’re looking for a seafood restaurant that gives attention to every detail of your dining experience, anticipating your needs to provide personalized service that lets you enjoy a delicious meal in a comfortable and vibrant atmosphere, Bonefish Grill is it.
October may be Seafood Month, but here on I-Drive, there are plenty of restaurants serving up fresh, tasty seafood all year round. So, next time you’re enjoying a day of fun on International Drive and a seafood craving strikes, be sure to head to one of these delicious restaurants for a savory seafood dining experience that is sure to satisfy.
You can find a full list of restaurants serving up seafood on I-Drive here, so find the dining spot that suits you best and get ready to dig into something sea-mply delicious next time you’re on I-Drive