You don't have to wait until summer to slurp down oysters, crack open a lobster, or indulge in a coastal feast that transports you to Amalfi, the South of France, or just the Hamptons. If you're craving some fruits de mer with a side of fabulous people-watching, dive in at these upscale seafood spots making a major splash on the foodie scene.

[Photo by Nicole Franzen courtesy Pebble Bar]