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801 Fish

Oyster Bar
Oyster Bar
Photo by Valerie Swiderski

Finding a restaurant in the Midwest that serves fresh seafood can be difficult. Ocean to table in 1 day? What used to be unheard of is now possible at 801 Fish in Leawood, Kansas. Located in Town Center Plaza, 801 Fish offers fresh and creative dishes for even the most discernable seafood lover. Featuring an oyster bar with happy hour deals daily, you are sure to find something to try.

From East Coast to West Coast, you can try a variety of oysters. Dependent upon what the fresh shipment is, you could have around 12 choices of oysters. Happy hour is from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm and the featured oysters are $1.00.

If you want to try a variety and are there with friends to share it with, try the Shellfish Platter. Complete with an assortment of iced shellfish, there is sure to be something for everyone on this platter.
For the first course, 801 Fish offers salads, New England clam chowder, Lobster Bisque, steamed Mussels and Clams and Oysters Rockefeller. The first course runs from $10.00 - $20.00 per person.

The entrées feature a changing menu depending on what is in season as well as standard entrées. Pan Seared Florida Grouper, Whole Roasted Mediterranean Branzino, and Pan Seared Alaskan Halibut are on the menu right now. Each entrée is prepared with a side of vegetables and amazing sauces to enhance the flavor of the fish. Entrées run from $32.00 - $46.00 per person.

Of course, not everyone is a seafood lover and for those there are aged U.S.D.A Prime Steaks. You will have a choice of an 8 oz. Filet Mignon or a 12 oz. Kansas City Strip. These steaks are prepared cast iron roasted.

The side dishes are served family style so there is plenty to share. Green Beans, Fried Brussels Sprouts, Horseradish & Potato Gratin and Hand Cut Fries are just a few of the offerings. Prices for the sides run $8.00 - $18.00.

Be sure to save room for dessert, because you will be in for a treat. From Chocolate Soufflé cake to a Caramel Apple Tart served with salted caramel ice cream, there is something for everyone’s sweet tooth on the menu. Enjoy French Pressed Roasterie Coffee with your dessert. Serving 2 people, it will enhance the overall dining experience while supporting a local company.

The interior of 801 Fish is classy but not pretentious with a light color scheme and ocean life art, it’s a great place to enjoy a taste of the ocean.