As many Los Angeles residents and tourists know, there are some great eateries around town serving up scallops, whether you want them for Happy Hour or a dinner serving. With summertime in full bloom, there may not be a better time of the year to head on out for some scallops. Whether it is downtown, the beach area, or maybe even picking some up and taking them home to enjoy, there are myriad of options around town when it comes to scallops.
529 South Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
You might guess a restaurant with the word “Fisherman’s” in it would be a pretty good place to head to for scallops A Los Angeles area tradition for some 55 years, Fisherman’s Outlet offers a wide array of seafood choices for locals and tourists alike. When it comes to scallops, patrons visiting this family-owned establishment can enjoy deep-fried scallops or charbroiled giant scallops. As for side orders, the restaurant offers a plate of fried scallops alone or a dish of fried fish and scallops. If you’re looking for some other choices to go with your order of scallops, Fisherman’s Outlet also has “crab cakes, salmon tilapia fillet, Pacific rockfish, swordfish” and many other selections.
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Water Grill Downtown
544 Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90071
When your tastebuds are calling for scallops, look no further than the Water Grill Downtown. Among the selections here you can find “wild Canadian scallops (in citrus pesto) and wild Eastern scallops (togarashi rub, Japanese mustard aioli, pickled vegetable, golden raisins)” to wet your appetite. There are also a number of other choices to fill your stomach, including “wild Columbia River king salmon and wild Maryland jumbo soft-shell crab” to name just a few. Water Grill Downtown opens Monday-Friday at 11:30 a.m., Saturdays at 5 p.m., and Sundays at 4 p.m.
Spear Steak & Seafood House
800 West 6th St.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90017
For those in the mood for scallops, head on over to Spear Steak & Seafood House. Patrons can select from the likes of “scallop lobster roll and seared jumbo diver scallops” among the scallop offerings.nIf in the mood for more than that, your selections include “grilled basil salmon, charbroiled whole Maine lobster, trout almondine” and many others. Spear Steak & Seafood House is also a great locale for those seeking weekend brunch.
222 South Hope St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
If in the mood for scallops or some other great seafood options, head on over to Otium. Located in Downtown Los Angeles Otium offers the likes of “bay scallops (citrus vierge, chili, fennel, parsley) and a regular scallop (artichoke, rhubarb and green wheat)” among its entries.There is also plenty else, including oysters, clams, soft-shell crab sandwiches, halibut and much more. If you’re in the mood to have your event catered, Otium can make all the necessary dishes and arrangements.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
800 West Olympic Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90015
If you plan on catching a Los Angeles Lakers or L.A. Kings game, how about dinner before the game at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar? Located right across from famed Staples Center, this eatery offers scallops and much more, be it you are interested in seafood, steak and other selections. When it comes to scallops, patrons have the options of “Gulf shrimp and sea scallops and a plate of colossal sea scallops” among their choices. You can also take a bite out of such offerings as “Alaskan king crab legs, North Atlantic lobster tails, Chilean sea bass” and much more.
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