Best Seafood Restaurants in Andaman Islands

Azhar
April 23, 2022

Food! Food is something that we all crave for and when we travel to different places we make sure we try out the special cuisine of that particular destination. They say that nothing brings people together like good food. So, stop by that restaurant and eat your heart out wherever you are!

Want to know whether you are a seafood lover or not?

Go through this test: How many times do you prefer seafood over other dishes? If you are choosing it almost 60-70% times, you are a Die-hard seafood lover. If you choose it below 50% of times, then it is high time that you visit Andamans and taste the finger-lickin-yummy aqua food delicacies! Get hooked on to the exotic seafood variations available here!!

Out of all the food that is available out there, seafood is something that stands out. It is very special, appetizing and is preferred by almost everyone. Seafood does not limit to just one type of food but it is of different kinds and types. When you are a foodie in a beach destination then it is time to unleash your eating restrictions and feast on the scrumptious seafood platters served in the island’s restaurants.

Andamans is the place to be if you are in love with typical Seafood delicacies. The Andaman Islands are rich in producing a variety of seafood. Fishing is one of the main occupations on the islands, seafood is available in plenty. The sea that surrounds plays a crucial role in the island’s way of life, cuisine, and source of revenue.

Seafood is the main feature of the cuisine in Andamans and also a part of the staple diet of the natives. The island is blessed with a plethora of marine species that are exceptionally fresh and delicious when cooked.

What is so special about seafood in Andamans is that it is fresh, some are rare and they are very delicious. The seafood found here is incomparable to that of mainland India because in the islands there are a varied variety of fish and crustaceans that are rarely found in many places. 

Seafood is loved by a whole lot of people for the reason that it is not only delicious but also healthy and nourishing. The groovy taste that it has makes it a good choice of food for kids and adults alike. 

The diverse kinds of seafood are fishes, lobsters, prawns, and crabs. Apart from these Oysters and Squids are also attracting food lovers. To name a few edible fish found in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands for you to relish on are pomfrets, mackerels, seer fishes, mullets, tunny, silver bellies and the Red Snappers.

Numerous restaurants/food joints exclusively specialize in seafood in the islands. The restaurants have attractive seafood dishes on their menu that are lip-smacking and delicious. If you are a seafood fanatic then you should visit the local eateries as well as the fancy restaurants to try out the different kinds of dishes and give yourself a treat! If you are hardcore but not a fan of seafood and you are at Andamans you got to try the yummy varieties of fish, lobsters and prawn dishes that will surely make you fall in love with seafood. The amazing crabs and live lobster cooking is another thing you can go for.

Few restaurants give you the choice of choosing the lobster or crab that you want to have. The seafood dishes served are fresh and flavorful which you will savor. The Andamans have abundant eateries and restaurants that serve seafood in all the islands and people flock to these places to munch on some of the tastiest fish dishes, prawns and grilled crab/lobsters.

Restaurants that serve Good Seafood in the Islands

At Port Blair

Seafood Delights



One of the best seafood restaurants in Andamans. Seafood Delights is located closely toward the Aiport and Aberdeen Bazaar. It has a great ambiance and serves good seafood varieties. MUST TRY: Fried Fish and Butter Garlic Lobster.

Lighthouse Restaurant

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Lighthouse Restaurant renamed New Lighthouse restaurant is located near Marina Park and is a budget-friendly hotel with good menu options. The food served here is excellent and tasty.

MUST TRY: Grilled Meat.

Corbyn’s Delight

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Corbyn’s Delighted is closely located near Corbyn’s Cove Beach. This restaurant is run by the Peerless hotel and resorts. It is a fancy restaurant and the food is pretty expensive here but the food is delicious and worth it. The staffs are friendly and the ambiance is great.

MUST TRY: Buffet & Cheese Omelette.

Rola Costa Restaurant (This restaurant has been CLOSED)

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Rola Costa Restaurant is also located near Goal Ghar and is small but a great place for seafood lovers. It is a pocket-friendly restaurant with a great variety of seafood delicacies that are delicious.

MUST TRY: Lobster & Fish Curry.

Amaya

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Amaya is one of the best places to have good food with an amazing view. This place is great for seafood along with some beverages. The food served is tasty and delicious. This restaurant is located at the rooftop of Seashell Port Blair Hotel.

MUST TRY: Seafood Sizzler Platter.

Ruchi Restaurant

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Ruchi is a part of the TSG Resorts in Pheonix Bay. The seafood served here is excellent and the service is good.

MUST TRY: Seafood Feast & Bamboo Biryani.

The Waves

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The Waves is located in Corbyn’s Cove Beach it is the only bar and restaurant on the beach. This restaurant comes under the Department of Tourism.
You hop into relish on some of the delicious seafood while you are at the beach.

MUST TRY: Prawns.

Mandalay Restaurant

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Mandalay Restaurant located on Marine Hill, the view from here is fantastic. They serve a wide array of food spread. Services and staffs are good. This restaurant is located at the ITC Resort.

MUST TRY: Coastal Fish Curry.

At Havelock:

Now Havelock Island takes food tasting to all different levels. Many restaurants line from Beach Number 1 – Beach Number 3 are present that offer a good food tasting experience. For seafood lovers, Havelock Island is heaven. Below are some of the most famous ones

Full Moon Café

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Full Moon Cafe is located at Beach Number 3 and serves quality seafood at a very pocket-friendly price. This restaurant is one of the best places for seafood at Havelock.

MUST TRY: Chilli Prawn Appetizer.

Red Snapper

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Red Snapper just like its name is famous for great Red Snapper dishes. It is located in the Beach No.5 and is known for its great food, lovely staff, and good pricing. This restaurant is located within the Wild Orchid resort. Which is one among the oldest resorts in the islands.

MUST TRY: Red Snapper, Tuna Steak, and Prawn Curry.

Golden Spoon (Have lost its Charm)

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Golden Spoon restaurant is a good place for a variety of seafood delicacies. It is reasonably priced and has a lot of choices in its seafood menu.

MUST TRY: Grilled Fish & Banana Leaf Grilled Fish.

Anju Coco

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Anju Coco is a famous restaurant at Havelock for its extensive menu.
It has amazing seafood at a reasonable price with great hospitality and service.

MUST TRY: Prawns Curry & Tuna Barbecue.

Fluidz

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Fluidz Restaurant is a Seashell Property with an attached bar & pub. It is pretty expensive but the food is tasty and delicious. The ambiance is relaxing and beautiful, you can grab a drink along with your food and enjoy here.


Neil

Blue Sea

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Blue Sea Restaurant is the place you must be at if you are a seafood lover while at Neil Island. This eco-friendly restaurant has some of the tastiest seafood and the staff is good.
MUST TRY: King Prawns.

Dugong

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Dugong Restaurant is located near Laxmanpur Beach. It is a pocket-friendly restaurant that serves high-quality seafood.

MUST TRY: Chilli Prawns.

Garden View Restaurant

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Garden View Restaurant is a garden-themed hotel located near Sitapur Beach. The food here great and the ambiance is also a good one. The food here is quite pricy but is totally worth it.
MUST TRY: Fish Fry.

The Andamans does not have just beauty and charm to offer but great food that will keep your tummy and heart content. So, when you are at the islands whether a seafood lover or not do not miss out on treating yourself to the divine seafood of the Andamans!

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