Marbella's Seafood Tradition

We love seafood! Whether it's delicious food with your feet in the sand at one of the many chiringuitos or a luxury fishing retreat in the evening of Dani Garcia. We love it! Marbella has many fish restaurants or restaurants with a large amount of local fish on the menu. In this blog we take you through our favorite searfood restaurants.

marbslifestyle Lot's of the restaurants buy their fish and seafood at the fresh market in Old Town!
Lot's of the restaurants buy their fish and seafood at the fresh market in Old Town!


Looking for the best seafood restaurants in Marbella? You're in luck! Marbella is a city with a great seafood tradition, and it's restaurants offer some of the best dishes you can find. From humble top neck clams and venus clams to scarcer lobsters and European spider crabs, there's no shortage of delicious seafood to try. Here are some of the top seafood restaurants in Marbella that you won't want to miss.

We have divided our selection into two categories. The luxury fish restaurants (or luxury restaurants with a wide range of fresh fish) and the somewhat simpler but super good chiringuitos which specialize in fresh fish and have a variety of fresh fish on the menu. So whether you want to eat luxuriously at MC Beach with music and a divine riesling in the background or you simply want to enjoy the best fish that Marbella has to offer with your feet in the sand. We have made an overview for you.

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Our selection of luxury Fish & seafood restaurants

Marbella is a city that exudes luxury and elegance, and its high-end seafood restaurants are no exception. With a reputation for serving some of the freshest and most delicious seafood dishes in the world, these restaurants are the perfect choice for those looking for a refined and upscale dining experience. From the stunning views of the Mediterranean to the impeccable service and exquisite cuisine, these seafood restaurants are sure to provide a memorable and sophisticated dining experience.

LoBito de Mar

Experience the best of seafood at LoBito de Mar in Marbella, Spain. Owned by renowned chef Dani García, this Michelin-recommended restaurant offers fresh and exquisite seafood dishes in a warm ambiance. With indoor/outdoor seating, a bar, and free parking, it's the perfect destination for an unforgettable dining experience.

El Ancla Restaurant

El Ancla Restaurant is located in a privileged place on the Mediterranean Sea and offers a quiet place to enjoy a perfect day with your partner, family, or friends. Their marine cuisine is known for the quality of its products and its careful preparation. They offer delicious skewers of grilled sardines, juicy anchovies in vinegar, and beautifully cooked seafood.

MC Beach

Located at the prestigious Marbella Club Hotel you will find MC Beach. This restaurant offers a delightful culinary experience. Indulge in freshly caught seafood, from succulent grilled octopus to tender lobster. With its stunning beachfront location and exquisite cuisine, MC Beach is a must-visit destination for seafood lovers in Marbella. Bon appétit!

Besaya Beach

Nestled along the  Golden Mile of Marbella, Besaya Beach offers a creative blend of 'nouvelle cuisine' with an Asian flair, features decadent selections like fresh oysters, King Crab Salad, and Grilled Lobster. Besaya caters to every palate. With beach beds directly in front of the establishment, visitors can relish the sea and sun before or after their meals. It's the perfect treat! 

La Milla

La Milla, located in the Golden Mile between Marbella and Puerto Banus, is a renowned seafood restaurant offering the freshest catch from local Andalusian coasts. With a modern and elegant decor, open-air concept, and breathtaking sea views, it's the perfect destination for a luxurious beachfront dining experience. Indulge in their exquisite menu, complemented by an extensive wine and cocktail list. Conveniently located with nearby parking options, La Milla promises an unforgettable seafood dining experience in Marbella.

Sea Grill

Welcome to Sea Grill Marbella, a haven for seafood lovers! Located at Puente Romano Beach Resort. The restaurant offers a delectable selection of freshly caught seafood, prepared to perfection by the skilled chefs. Indulge in the finest fish, succulent shellfish, and flavorful seafood dishes, all served in a chic and relaxed atmosphere. With stunning ocean views and impeccable service, Sea Grill Marbella is a must-visit destination for an unforgettable seafood dining experience.

Soleo Marbella

Welcome to Soleo Marbella, a renowned beach restaurant in Marbella, Spain. With exquisite cuisine, elegant ambiance, and excellent facilities, it's a must-visit for food enthusiasts and those seeking a memorable dining experience. Conveniently located in the heart of Marbella with nearby parking options, Soleo Marbella offers a unique gastronomic journey with Mediterranean and Andalusian flavours, attentive service, and a beautiful outdoor terrace for al fresco dining. Come and indulge in the delights of Soleo Marbella and create unforgettable memories in this beautiful coastal city of Spain.

Our selection of less expensive very good Chiringuitos

For those looking for a more laid-back dining experience, Marbella's chiringuitos offer a great alternative to the city's high-end seafood restaurants. These beachside eateries specialize in fresh seafood dishes and offer a more casual atmosphere that's perfect for a relaxed meal with friends or family. Despite their lower price point, these chiringuitos don't skimp on quality or flavor. With fresh ingredients and expert preparation, they serve up some of the tastiest seafood dishes in Marbella. So if you're looking for a more affordable seafood dining experience that still delivers on taste and quality, these chiringuitos are definitely worth checking out.

Restaurante ALMA de Miguel

Welcome to Restaurante ALMA de Miguel, where exquisite dining meets unparalleled hospitality. Located in the heart of Estepona. This Fish restaurant offers a unique culinary journey that combines Mediterranean flavours with modern cooking techniques. With a focus on providing an unforgettable dining experience, Restaurante ALMA de Miguel boasts a tastefully decorated interior.

Victor’s Beach Bar 1978

Welcome to Victor's Beach Bar 1978, located in Marbella, Spain! This cozy chiringuito restaurant has been serving up delicious seafood delights since 1978. With their relaxed beachside vibe, you can enjoy fresh catches of the day, grilled to perfection, while soaking in stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Join them at Victor's Beach Bar 1978 for an unforgettable dining experience where the taste of the sea comes alive!

Palm Beach Los Monteros

Nestled along the golden sands in Marbella, the Chiringuito Palm Beach is a culinary gem. With its casual beachfront vibe, this charming spot offers a delectable menu of fresh seafood delights, from succulent grilled fish to plump prawns and mouth watering calamari. Dine alfresco with the sea breeze caressing your skin, and relish the flavors of the Mediterranean in a relaxed and picturesque setting. Whether it's a leisurely lunch or a romantic sunset dinner, Chiringuito at Palm Beach promises an unforgettable dining experience that will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving for more.

Los Mellizos Marbella

Los Mellizos Marbella is a renowned seafood restaurant located in the heart of Marbella. With its relaxed atmosphere and stunning ocean views, it's a haven for seafood lovers. From fresh oysters to succulent grilled fish, their menu offers a tantalizing array of seafood delights. The restaurant's impeccable service and delicious cuisine make it a must-visit for seafood enthusiasts visiting Marbella. Bon appétit!

Restaurant Santiago

For over 50 years, Santiago Restaurant has been a classic among lovers of fine cuisine in Marbella. The restaurant has earned national and international recognition with numerous awards. It offers a peaceful and cozy atmosphere with bright light from the sea, which can also be seen from the tables in the main hall. Santiago's rich and varied menu includes seafood, rice stews, and fish baked in salt. The attentive staff make the experience even more memorable.


Marbella is a city with a great seafood tradition, and the restaurants in the area reflect this with their delicious menus and excellent service. From luxury beach clubs to small family-owned businesses, Marbella has something for everyone when it comes to seafood restaurants.

Soleo Marbella and LoBito de Mar are two restaurants that offer mouth-watering seafood dishes, including oysters, prawns, lobster, and much more. La Milla Restaurant is also a great option, where you can try the lobster rice while enjoying the sea view on the outdoor terrace. 

Hermanos Haro Restaurant and La Traíña Restaurant are perfect venues for business lunches and dinners. They offer a wide variety of seafood and other dishes that are sure to satisfy the most demanding palates. El Ancla Restaurant is another great option, located in a privileged place on the Mediterranean Sea.

For those who want something different, Goizeko & Dalli's Restaurant offers uncomplicated Mediterranean recipes, including some Basque specialties and Italian proposals. Besaya Beach Restaurant, on the other hand, offers an avant-garde Mediterranean cuisine made with quality products and specialized in seafood.

If you are looking for a classic in Marbella's seafood scene, Santiago Restaurant is a must-visit. This restaurant has been around for over 50 years and has earned national and international recognition with numerous awards. La Pesquera Seafood Restaurant is also a great option, located in the bustling Plaza de la Victoria, and Altamirano Bar offers fresh and traditional seafood dishes in the heart of Marbella's historic center.

Overall, Marbella has an abundance of seafood restaurants that offer an exceptional culinary experience. Whether you are looking for a luxury beach club or a small family-owned business, you are sure to find something that suits your taste and budget in this beautiful coastal city.