here is something about being close to the sound of the surf that absolutely revs up our appetite for delectables from the fishy deep. Whether you crave clams, sea bass or calamari, celebrate your proximity to this oceanic bounty with a great meal made up of the freshest seafood around.

 

Orfoz

A mouthwatering selection of seafood dishes like oven-baked mussels, cheesy oysters, octopus with garlic, fresh crabs and much more await you at this classic Bodrum establishment. Click here for the full restaurant review. Kumbahçe Mahallesi Zeki Müren Caddesi No.13/1, Bodrum; T: 544 316 42 85www.orfoz.net

Zahmetsiz Balık

Zahmetsiz Balık offers you some unique dishes that you won’t have tried at other fish restaurants around Bodrum, such as their balık kokoreç or balık mantı. Eskiçeşme Mahallesi, Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi No.146, Bodrum; T: (0252) 316 16 36; zahmetsizbalik.com

Memedof

Great mezes, a long list of seafood and fresh fish are on offer at this popular restaurant. Eskiçeşme Mahallesi, Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi No.176, BodrumT: (0252) 313 42 50; www.memedof.com

Gemibaşı

A favorite throughout the seasons, Gemibaşı is known for its fish soup and rice with octopus. Neyzen Tevfik Caddesi No.132, BodrumT: (0252) 316 12 20

Sait

Mouthwatering specialty dishes (John Dory, crabs, and fish börek to mention a few) make Sait a top choice for fish and seafood. Yalıkavak Marina, Çökertme Caddesi Blok 6 No.2, YalıkavakT: (0252) 385 53 86; www.sait.com.tr