If you want to eat some great seafood dishes on St. Pete Beach, come check out Burger-ish Bar and Grill. While burgers are where our menu began, our fresh seafood items are crafted with just as much care. In fact, our Crab Cakes are the best on St. Pete Beach and our Coconut Shrimp is one of our most popular items. 

What Is Seafood?

Seafood can be any type of edible creature that lives in water. Most people think of saltwater creatures or actual sea life, but there are many freshwater creatures that are also considered seafood as well. The most common types of seafood are shellfish and fish. 

What Is the Most Popular Seafood?

In America, Shrimp is the most popular seafood by a landslide. Shrimp is low in fat and carbs and rich in protein, calcium, iodine, and Omega-3 fatty acids. It is typically baked, boiled, fried, or grilled. Salmon and Tuna are neck and neck for the second and third most popular seafood.

What Is Called Seafood?

In America, any type of fish, shellfish (includes mollusks and crustaceans), and roe is considered seafood whether they come from fresh or saltwater. The most well-known type of fish roe is caviar which is sourced from sturgeon. There are so many types of fish, but some of the most eaten fish in America are tuna, salmon, catfish, grouper, cod, tilapia, and pollock. The most popular shellfish are shrimp, crab, clams, oysters, and lobster. 

What Are Ten Types of Seafood?

  1. Bony Fish – Anchovies, Bass, Cod, Flounder, Grouper, Halibut, Mahi Mahi, Salmon,  Swordfish, Tilapia, Trout, Tuna, etc
  2. Cartilaginous Fish – Sharks, Rays, Skates, Sawfish
  3. Roe – Caviar, Ikura, Masago, Lumpfish, Shad Roe, etc
  4. Shellfish (includes all Crustaceans, Mollusks, and Cephalopods)
  5. Crustaceans – Crabs, Crawfish/Crayfish, Lobster, Shrimp/Prawns
  6. Mollusks – Abalone, Clam, Mussel, Oyster, Scallop, Conch
  7. Cephalopods – Cuttlefish, Octopus, Squid
  8. Echinoderms – Sea Urchins, Sea Cucumbers
  9. Edible Jellyfish
  10. Tunicates – Sea Squirts


Is Seafood Healthy?

Yes, most seafood is healthy. In general, seafood is extremely nutritious. Most seafood is low in bad fats and rich in good fats. Seafood is also chock full of protein and vitamins and minerals like selenium, zinc, B6, and B12. Those good fats (Omega-3 Fatty Acids – EPA and DHA) we were talking about can help reduce inflammation and improve nerve cell function, cognitive function and cardiovascular (heart) health. 

Where Are Seafood Restaurants Near Me?

If you are looking for great seafood near you, you are going to love Burger-ish in St. Pete Beach. We don’t have extensive seafood offerings, but the ones we have are fresh, expertly prepared, and absolutely delicious.  

Seafood in St. Pete Beach

Burger-ish Bar and Grill serves up delicious seafood on St. Pete Beach. Located on Gulf Blvd at Dolphin Village Plaza, Burger-ish is convenient to the beach. 

Burger-ish – Best Seafood Restaurant on St Pete Beach

Come on out to Burger-ish for our super fresh seafood. Our customers are raving about our Crab Cakes and Coconut Shrimp. You are going to love our fresh grouper sandwiches and tacos too! If you want a healthy seafood meal that is also super tasty, try our House Salad with locally sourced blackened grouper. Whether you want to come for the number one burger on the beach or the amazing seafood, we’d love to have you!

Seafood Menu at Burger-ish

Burger-ish has some fresh, locally sourced seafood offerings that will tantalize your taste buds! 


Our Coconut Shrimp is one of our most popular seafood dishes. Six large, succulent shrimp come with pineapple/mango habanero sauce. 


Our Maryland-style Crab Cakes are one of the most popular items on the entire menu. You will enjoy 2 hearty crab cakes drizzled with creamy avocado cilantro lime sauce and habanero aioli for a spicy kick on a bed of crisp romaine. 


Burger-ish currently offers two seafood sandwiches that are made with locally sourced grouper. Choose from grilled or blackened grouper for The Big Mouth. This sandwich is topped with avocado, romaine lettuce, tomato, and red onion and is served on a fabulous pretzel bun.  Our Crispy Grouper Sandwich starts with a fresh brioche bun and our delectable fried grouper. Top that off with red cabbage, pico de gallo, habanero aioli for some heat, red onion, lettuce, and tomato. 


Seafood up our Tacos with your choice of blackened grouper or coconut shrimp. Our tacos come with red cabbage, pico de gallo, a blend of cheese, avocado lime sauce and sour cream.


We also offer a House Salad or Caesar Salad that can be topped with blackened grouper. 


Check out our entire Menu here.

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