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Seafood Unlimited

) #443 of 3,553 Restaurants in Philadelphia ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Healthy, American, Seafood
270 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
+1 215-732-9012
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“fresh fish” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (36 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
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Healthy, American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
270 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Neighbourhood: City Center West
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Reviews (73)
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Everything was delicious. Oysters and Tuna lollipops for appetizers. Our entrees were shad (grilled and best ever) and scallops, mushrooms with rice (generous portion and yummy sauce). We shared a lovely little key lime pie, kudos to the pastry chef! Service was friendly, but could...More

Thank babette50
Judi E, Owner at Seafood Unlimited, responded to this review

Thank you. Will let the chef know how much you enjoyed the key lime pie.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Seafood Unlimited. This is a small, fun restaurant. They offer a great variety of seafood. The service was friendly and efficient. There is no parking on site but plenty nearby. BYOB beer and wine, they do offer a custom made beer...More

Thank Ron J
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I have dined at this restaurant for several years when ever I am visiting family in Philly. The food is always fresh and excellent. The cocktails are quite good too. I love how they redecorated the place. It is a must if you are visiting....More

Thank Becky H
Judi E, Owner at Seafood Unlimited, responded to this review

Thanks so much. Can't wait for your next visit.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I went here Friday night after a show at the Merriam Theater, and I am glad I did! First off, they close on Friday night at 11pm, but will serve food up until like 10:30. I don't mean the late night menu with a few...More

3  Thank Lissa3891
Reviewed 6 February 2017

When you see Owners as involved as this married couple one knows they have their heart & soul in it. They are as involved as their excellent wait staff...from seating to serving to bussing to engaging conversation. It's not overbearing; it's just right for this...More

1  Thank Stephen Y
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Several years ago we visited this restaurant and gave it a bad review due to certain problems. We decided to return and found the food excellent. We tried this place during Philly's Restaurant Week and the selections were excellent. Good cod croquettes and stuffed clams...More

1  Thank redramPhiladelphia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Awesome service and very good food. There were 9 of us celebrating 2 birthdays. Bill took extremely good care of us. Was always right there when we needed him but let us be to enjoy ourselves as well. All of the staff and management were...More

2  Thank Susy C
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A group of us ladies ventured out for ladies night during restaurant week in Philly, which a 4 course meal is offered at a discounted rate. Now we have all frequented other restaurants during this time & mostly was very pleased with the food &...More

Thank Carm D
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Really. Truly. The best soft-shells you can find. Enjoy! And if you're not a soft-shell fan, they have delicious crabcakes, and a nice (and changing) variety of fresh fish, which they will prepare anyway you want. Although they don't always have it, the lobster roll...More

Thank TravlelingFlash
Reviewed 20 June 2016

First time at this restaurant. Street parking can be very challenging but I lucked out and got a metered spot in front of the restaurant! I made a reservation through Open Table for 5:00p.m. Though there were plenty of tables at that time it is...More

Thank Connie L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 25
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    (20th and Spruce)
  • Public Transportation: #12 bus lets off 1 block away at 20th & Locust. #17 bus lets off at 20th & Spruce across the street and #7 bus lets off at 22nd & Spruce 2 blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center West
  • Neighbourhood: City Center West
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-9012
  • E-mail
We are Philadelphia' oldest seafood restaurant serving our neighbors as well as out of town guests for over 40 years in a casual setting. We specialize in the freshest fish, seafood and live lobsters purchased and shipped in on a daily basis. Daily offerings include wild salmon, day boat scallops, sea bass, jumbo shrimp, tuna, catfish, crabcakes and the aforementioned live lobsters to name just a few of the items on our menu. Be sure to save room for our homemade desserts like key lime pie, chocolate mousse, bread pudding and more.