8 Seafood Plates for Pisces

80th and Ivy Chardonnay Prawns This plate of prawns is served with toasted foccacia to soak up all the tasty white wine, lemon and garlic sauce, and they’re a great way to kick off dinner here. (1127 17 Ave. S.W., 403-452-6905) Bonterra Tuna Conserva Olive oil-poached tuna is accented by…

80th and Ivy Chardonnay Prawns

This plate of prawns is served with toasted foccacia to soak up all the tasty white wine, lemon and garlic sauce, and they’re a great way to kick off dinner here. (1127 17 Ave. S.W., 403-452-6905)

Bonterra Tuna Conserva

Olive oil-poached tuna is accented by an intense orange oil and salty black olives. Spoon it on to some warm crostini and enjoy. (1016 8 St. S.W., 403-262-8480, bonterra.ca)

Big Fish Baked Ling Cod

Start dinner with some fresh oysters and move into this baked fish dish with a rich duck confit, braised fennel and blue cheese crumble. (1112 Edmonton Tr. N.E., 403-277-3403, big-fish.ca)

Brava Bistro Seared Scallops

Soy caramel pork belly, spinach, miso and wasabi aioli make these seared scallops the perfect balance of salty, savoury and sweet. (723 17 Ave. S.W., 403-228-1854)

Catch Icy Waters Arctic Char

A beautiful cut of arctic char comes atop a celeriac puree, with sweet potato pav and finished with a preserved lemon vinaigrette. (100 8 Ave. S.E., 403-206-0000)

Laurier Lounge Seafood Fondue for Two

A large platter containing chunks of salmon, scallops, prawns and vegetables are served with a hot fish broth for cooking and a trio of sauces for dipping. Come hungry! (1111 7 St. S.W., 403-228-3771)

Sho Sushi Tuna Tataki

This popular Japanese dish is simply seared tuna topped with minced daikon and served with a sweet soy dipping sauce. It always hits the spot when done right. (7212 Macleod Tr. S.E., 403-252-5199, shosushicalgary.ca, @ShoSushiAB)

Trawlers Seafood Kitchen Fish and Chips

Not quite as classy as our other mentions, but Trawlers boasts some of the best fish and chips in town. Take your pick of pollock, cod, haddock, or halibut, which comes golden fried to perfection with an awesome homemade tartar sauce. (1515 14 St. S.W., 403-245-6311, trawlersseafood.com)

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