Restaurant.com diners go out for seafood most often in the summer when compared to all other seasons. According to 4.5 million certificates used nationwide in the last 12 months, there is a significant increase in seafood in summer, and July boasts the largest with a 27% increase. Of course that makes sense; fresh seafood is a light, refreshing, healthy meal which diners crave in the hottest months of the year. No, we’re not floundering around – it’s true!

 

Seafood is a good source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. But, keep in mind seafood lovers, consuming too much raw or uncooked fish can be harmful to your health!

 

Here are a few of our favorite seafood dishes.  Give one of these a try this month and join Restaurant.com customers in enjoying a night out for seafood.

  • Sauteed clams with Parmesan
  • Shrimp linguine with spinach
  • Shrimp Salad
  • Steamed lobster tail topped with a wine and butter garlic sauce
  • Blackened tilapia with a side of herb and butter linguine

 

Stuck in a rut and wondering what to pair as a side with seafood? Try roasted vegetables, quinoa salad, brown rice pilaf, potatoes (baked, roasted, mashed, and even sweet!), angel hair pasta, or some good ol’ fries.

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 Tell us your favorite seafood dish in the comments!