From fish to mussels and shellfish, seafood options offer a wide variety to choose from.  Fried, baked, grilled, roasted or steamed, there are several ways to prepare seafood. Whether seafood dishes are a staple of your pescatarian diet or something you enjoy occasionally, there are plenty of options for seafood restaurants in the Cayman Islands.  

Morgan’s Seafood Restaurant Cayman, Governor’s Creek, Yacht Club

Located at the Cayman Islands Yacht Club, Morgan’s Seafood Restaurant Cayman offers diners an extensive menu with delicious seafood options. You can start your dining experience at Morgan’s Cayman with the Simply Smoked Salmon served with capers, sour cream, fresh lemon and onions, then continue with Thai Green Seafood Curry with basmati rice.

Open for lunch and dinner, the restaurant welcomes diners Monday 11.30am to 10pm, and Thursday to Sunday 11.30am to 10pm.  

Lobster Pot Cayman, George Town

For fresh seafood options, look no further than Lobster Pot Cayman. Diners can enjoy Lobster Pot Cayman classic dishes such as the Cayman Trio of broiled lobster tail, frilled fresh mahi-mahi, and garlic shrimp served with vegetables and plantains. Make the most of the water views and be sure to stop by early and enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset.

The restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday to Friday from 11.30am to 2.30pm and then for dinner from 5pm to 10pm, on Saturdays, Lobster Pot Cayman only welcomes dinner patrons from 5pm to 10pm. On Sundays, they open for brunch from 11.30am to 2.30pm and for dinner from 5pm to 10pm.

Union Grill & Bar, Camana Bay

The Union Grill & Bar has become a popular venue for savouring delicious seafood dishes. Their lunch and dinner menus feature tuna tartare, garlic shrimp, fritto misto and a local catch ceviche. The dinner main course menu also includes lobster bisque, jumbo langoustines, mussels ‘marinieres’, Spanish octopus, and scallops.

Their extensive wine list features wines from Europe, USA, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and South America.

Enjoy dining on the shaded terrace with gentle breezes and views across the harbour.

Open Monday to Friday for lunch from 11.30am – 2.30pm, and dinner from 5pm – 9.30pm. On Saturdays, they open for lunch from 11am – 5pm, and dinner 5pm – 9.30pm.

Agua, Camana Bay

Agua Cayman is a seafood restaurant steeped in Italian traditions and inspired by Peruvian cuisine. You can enjoy scrumptious appetizers such as the smoked fish pate or try the Cayman style ceviche. Dinner guests can indulge in the Agua tuna with yellowfin tuna, potato croquette, market vegetables, yuzu aioli, chili aioli and pickled ginger. Don’t skip dessert, have a sweet treat such as tiramisu or the absolute lemon tart. As one of the most popular restaurants in Camana Bay, guests can enjoy dining al fresco overlooking the bay, which can become front row seating at special events which feature fireworks as their finale.

Agua Cayman is open daily from 11.30am to 3pm for lunch and from 4pm to 10pm for dinner.

Calypso Grill, West Bay

Located at Morgan’s Harbour, Calypso Grill Cayman serves up fresh seafood on the waterfront. There is plenty to choose from at the Calypso Grill Cayman from light fares such as lobster bisque, fish and chips, and crab cakes. Select a main dish such as the delectable Calypso seafood bake with lobster, scallops, calamari, fresh fish, and shrimp in a cream sauce topped with parmesan and breadcrumbs served with vegetables.

The restaurant is open Thursday to Sunday from 11am to 9.30pm.

Cracked Conch, West Bay

The vibe of Cracked Conch Cayman is uniquely Caribbean. This seafood restaurant serves up world-class dishes at its waterfront location. The dinner menu at Cracked Conch is quite extensive, and diners can enjoy dishes such as creamy conch chowder with tomato, leeks, bacon and coconut milk and wild shrimp and pork belly. Located at the north-western tip of Cayman, guests can sit back, relax, and enjoy a cocktail while watching a spectacular sunset.

Cracked Conch Cayman is open for dinner Wednesday to Saturday 5.30pm to 10pm and for lunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 3pm.

Saltwater Grill, West Bay Road

Saltwater Grill Cayman, located at the Galleria Plaza on West Bay Road, offers patrons an inventive seafood menu. On your next visit to the eatery, consider trying the curried corn soup as a starter, and for your main dish, sample the grilled salmon with quinoa, sauteed pumpkin and callaloo with dill beurre blanc. Be sure to get dessert such as the cinnamon bread pudding with spiced rum butter sauce.

This seafood restaurant is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11.30am to midnight.

If seafood is your favourite, then you will be spoiled for choice in the Cayman Islands.

Article written by YMG Content Editor, Chantel DaCosta.