A seafood restaurant is likely to get its fish fresh from the nearby ocean. If you’re in a landlocked city, the seafood will probably be a few days old, and could even have been frozen. While you can get alright seafood away from a body of water, it won’t be able to compete with the fresh seafood restaurant near the ocean or large lakes. Seafood restaurants can be a little tricky to judge and find a good one. There is an art to all cooking, but the preparing of seafood seems to be a delicate art that some restaurants just can’t handle.