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8 Best Seafood Restaurants Where You Can Stuff Your Faces With Some Delish Maachh-Bhaat

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We’re all aware of Kolkata-ites and their unconditional love for fish. From prawns and pomfret to the exquisite hilsa, seafood holds a special place in the hearts of all Bangalis. Being stuck at home may have deprived some of you, fish lovers, from devouring a plate of good quality maachh-bhaat. Hence, we’re bringing to you the best seafood restaurants in the City of Joy, to keep your tummies content during the lockdown!

1. 6 Ballygunge Place

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Kicking off the list with every local’s fav, 6 Ballygunge Place. This restaurant serves authentic delicacies and makes a special effort to ensure they’re presented beautifully as well. Their flagship dishes include flavourful delicacies like Gondhoraj Grilled Bhetki, Aam Tel Ilish, Loitya Shutki, Baked Pantua and many more, so come over and get your grub on!They’re serving flavourful delicacies like Gondhoraj Grilled Bhetki, Aam Tel Ilish, Loitya Shutki, Baked Pantua and many more, so come over and feast on peeps!

Where |  6 Ballygunge Place - Ballygunge, New Town & Salt Lake
Timings | 12:30 - 3:30 PM & 7 - 10:30 PM
Cost For Two | Rs 790
Call Them | +91 3324 603 922 & +91 9830 353 881
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/6-Ballygunge-Place-125049834244383

2. Saptapadi Restauran

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The folks at Saptapadi Restaurant will make you nostalgic with their vintage cinema theme. The interiors are adorned with old posters of movies and artists. Even the menu is presented in the form of a camera roll and not to mention, their dishes are priced pretty decently. Their seafood delicacies include Chingri Sobar Opore, Crispy Chilli Mourola, Panchforan Bati Chingri; and these are a few of many dishes you can’t afford to miss!

Where | Saptapadi Restaurant - Hindustan Park, Garia and Baranagar 
Timings | 12 Noon - 10:30 PM
Cost For Two | Rs 700
Call Them | +91 8420 722 098  & +91 9339 163 153
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/Saptapadi.Restaurant

3. Bhojohori Mann

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The interiors of this award-winning eatery are simple and resemble a canteen of sorts, but the dishes they put out are nothing less than lip-smacking plates of authentic Bong cuisine. We’re crushing hard over the Tilapia Shorshe, Bata Maachher Jhal and the Crab Curries. Peeps, come over to Bhojohori Manna and treat yo’ self to some flavoursome seafood curries at really affordable prices! 

Where | Bhojohori Manna - Esplanade, Gariahat, Ballygunge and other locations
Timings | 12 Noon - 10:30 PM
Cost For Two | Rs 700
Call Them | +91 9830 804 332 & +91 3322 312 965
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/Bhojohori-Manna-156160064444358

4. Santa’s Fantase

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A tribal themed restaurant nestled in the quiet lanes of Golpark and Salt Lake, Santa’s Fantasea is one of the best restaurants in town that dishes out delectable plates of seafood. They’re known to highlight the cuisine of the different tribal communities in India. We’re crushing over the Jumbo Prawns and Kung Pao Crab. BTW, they also serve Crab Dimsums *whoa*; And not to mention, they’re super light on your pockets!

Where | Santa’s Fantasea - Golpark & Salt Lake
Timings | 12 Noon - 10:30 PM
Cost For Two |  Rs 1,000
Call Them | +91 9831 387 882 & +91 9337 331 370
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/santasgolpark

5. Ocean Gril

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Ocean Grill is a swanky restaurant with unique and vibrant blue themed interiors that’ll make you feel like you’re having a hearty meal under the sea! Their menu features a great selection of Indian and continental cuisine that’ll make your tummies content. Y’all need to try the Chilli Crab Claws, the OG’s Seafood Platter and the Whole Red Snapper, although we warn you that you’ll see yourself coming back for more!

Where | Ocean Grill - 1st Floor, Infinity Benchmark, Opposite RDB Cinemas, Block GP, Sector 5, Salt Lake
Timings | 12 Noon - 11 PM
Cost For Two | Rs 1,500
Call Them | +91 9831 291 091
Check Out Their Fb Page |  https://www.facebook.com/OceanGrill.GrilliciouslyDifferent

6. Oh! Calcutt

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A well-known establishment spread across the country that celebrates the culture, spirit and cuisine of Calcutta; Oh! Calcutta is a hot fav amongst the locals. The plush interiors of this place and the scrumptious Bong food are the two highlights of Oh! Calcutta. We could go on and on about their elaborate menu which covers every nook and cranny of the classic, bong cookbook but the highlights are defo the Bhetki Maacher Paturi, Daab Chingri and the soft AF Bhapa Sondesh. 

Where  |Oh! Calcutta - Elgin Road & Science City Area
Timings | 12 Noon - 9:30 PM 
Cost For Two | Rs 1,800
Call Them | +91 9330 627 510
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/ohcalcuttakol

7. The Bhoj Compan

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A cosy restaurant that showcases bong culture with traditional Bong artefacts, The Bhoj Company brings its visitors steaming delicacies straight from the streets of Dhaka. The Chitor Machher Kalia, Bhetki Bindass, Kochu Pata Chingri Bhaja, Aam Pora Shorbot are a few seafood dishes that we’re drooling over and you would too fosho!

Where | The Bhoj Company - Dalhousie BBD Bagh, New Market Area & Other Locations
Timings | 12 Noon - 11:30 PM
Cost For Two | Rs 600
Call Them | +91 3346 006 050 & +91 9830 428 800
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/thebhojcompany

8. The Coastal Mach

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A cutesy lil eatery situated in the buzzing Gariahat, The Coastal Macha is winning hearts with their scrummy AF seafood. The Masala Fry Squid, Ghee Roast Crab With Shell, Kankrar Jhal are a few dishes from their wide menu that tantalizes our taste buds! 

Where | The Coastal Macha - p411, 23b, Golpark, Hindustan Park, Gariahat
Timings | 12 Noon - 5 PM & 7 - 11 PM
Cost For Two | Rs 1,200
Call Them | +91 7595 959 042
Check Out Their Fb Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheCoastalMacha

So dearest fish-natics, how ‘bout you meet us for a hearty meal and we split the check?

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