9 Restaurant Chains That Serve the Best Mussels

Red Lobster

This delicious mussel dish joins the restaurant's famed fried dishes. In the chain's original version, mussels are cooked in white wine and garlic with tomato and green onions.

Bonefish Grill

This appetizer and Bang Bang Shrimp are great seafood starters. With tomatoes, red onions, garlic, basil, and a light lemon wine sauce, the mussels are cooked.

Legal Sea Foods

Legal Sea Foods has always chosen fresh, sustainable seafood for its 25+ locations. Prince Edward Island mussels are included. Classic garlic butter and white wine broth feed the mussels. This meal has garlicky broth and toasted crusty bread.

Joe's Crab Shack

Joe's Crab Shack, founded in 1991 in Texas, serves Gulf-influenced meals, seasonal seafood, and fried shrimp platters. Famous for its steam pots, the shack serves a variety of seafood with distinct spice combinations.

Barcelona Wine Bar

Seafood enthusiasts will appreciate this tapas-focused wine bar in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.


This family-style Italian restaurant in Times Square is famous for its huge dishes. Other sites include Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Washington, D.C., and Nassau, Bahamas. Italy is evident in its homemade pasta.

Il Fornaio

This upmarket California restaurant offers mussels, clams, prawns, and scallops over linguine in a roasted cherry tomato sauce with crushed red pepper, garlic, and wine at 18 locations in California and Las Vegas.

McCormick & Schmick's

McCormick & Schmick's 20-plus restaurants serve a unique yet tasty mussel dish. Steamed Thai coconut curry mussels with creamy, sweet curry, tomato, chilies, and fresh herbs complete the meal.


Seamore's, with outlets in Connecticut, New York, and Virginia, is a new seafood franchise. Since it uses local, sustainably produced fish, you can trust its seafood quality.