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The Best Seafood Towers in Atlanta

When you’re ready to shell out some cash at dinner, is there a better way to spend your money than a seafood tower? Fresh, delicious hunks of shellfish are there for your literal taking – just pull it off the tower and eat as much as your heart desires. We’ve taken a look at some of our favorite places to get fresh, delicious seafood perfectly placed on your table to share with friends.

Seafood Tower from C&S Seafood.

C&S Seafood

3240 Cobb Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

One of Atlanta’s best seafood restaurants hands-down, they of course make a terrific tower. Choose between Le Petite – with 6 oysters, 6 clams, 4 shrimp cocktail, 1 lb of lobster and tuna tartar – or Le Grand, with double the servings of everything. And if that’s not enough, you can add a 1/2lb of king crab for $75.

Seafood Tower from the Optimist.

The Optimist

914 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318

Owner Ford Fry’s shellfish forward restaurant really specializes in cold bar seafood selections – so their towers are, of course, excellent. Choose between the Opportunist, which has oysters, shrimp, ceviche, smoked fish dip, and Jonah crab, The Refuge, which adds chilled half lobster, and The Starving Man which adds a chilled whole lobster.

Beetlecat exterior.


299 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307

Inman Parks’ second to none seafood spot has two excellent seafood tower options you can choose from. Their first is the “Vacationland” – it’s 12 oysters, 12 clams, 1/2 shrimp and half. Lobster. Their other option is “The Sea is Calling” which ups the shellfish count to 18 oysters, 12 clams, 3/4 lb shrimp and a whole lobster.

Seafood Tower from Chops.

Chops Lobster Bar

70 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305

One of the original seafood tower purveyors in the Atlanta area, Chops Lobster Bar in Buckhead makes that business lunch extra special. With their seafood tower, you can get whole nova scotia lobster, jumbo shrimp, cold water oysters, and colossal lump crab.

Seafood Tower from Frankie's the Steakhouse.

Frankie’s The Steakhouse

6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy Floor 3, Duluth, GA 30097

Duluth doesn’t have an ocean, but Frankie’s still find the freshest seafood for their tower. The steakhouse offers half of one pound Maine lobster, a colossal crab cocktail, jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters and orange roughy ceviche.

Seafood Tower from Kaiser's.

Kaiser’s Chophouse

5975 Roswell Rd, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

This Sandy Spring based steakhouse blends the modern and the old school with their interiors, but the seafood tower is something out of a classic New York Steakhouse. Kaiser’s iced shellfish tower has 6 oysters, 3 shrimp, king crab and 1/2 lobster – a great tower for two!

Kevin Rathbun Steak

154 Krog St NE STE 200, Atlanta, GA 30307

One of the best places to get a bite off the Beltline, Kevin Rathbun Steak is a great modern dining experience in the heart of Atlanta. Chef Rathbun prepares some delicious shellfish offerings including Oysters on the Half Shell, Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Dutch Harbor King Crab and Maine Lobster Tail – but he puts it all together with his Full Monty Tower!

Seafood Tower from Marcel.


1170 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318

Ford Fry’s other location that features a seafood tower is this West Midtown bistro inspired steakhouse. You can choose between two size options that include oysters of the moment, chilled lobster, jumbo lump crab mayonnaise and shrimp cocktail

Seafood Tower from NY Prime.

New York Prime

3424 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 100, Atlanta, GA 30326

This Buckhead steak spot is a businessman’s favorite and for good reason – they have a hearty seafood platter no matter how much you’ve worked up an appetite. Between colossal shrimp, jumbo crabmeat, oysters, crispy lobster tail and, depending on the season, stone crab, you should put this one on the boss’ tab.

Seafood Tower from Pampas.

Pampas Steakhouse

10970 State Bridge Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30022

Folks in Johns Creek love this Argentinian Steakhouse and for good reason – in addition to all the classics you look for from a steakhouse, they have a different kind of tower – one with a selection of their Argentinian appetizers. Fear not shellfish fans – their seafood towers is incredible, too. It comes with 1/2 pound of Maine Lobster, shrimp cocktail, oysters, colossal crab meat and ceviche shots.

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