Experience the freshest fish recipes at top Cheyenne, Wyoming restaurants, where the catch is as close to home as it gets. While you may expect the Cowboy State’s capital city to be all bison burgers and rugged ranch fare, the wide variety of tasty, elevated fish dishes might surprise you. Pull up a seat, savor the flavor, and explore seafood dining in Cheyenne.

The Albany

Address: 1701 Carey Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
First up on our list is one of the oldest establishments for Cheyenne Wyoming restaurants. The Albany, originally the Becker Hotel, has been part of the city for more than a century and has been the actual Albany since 1942. The Albany has a rustic vibe to it - and deservedly so. Being a vintage building, the restaurant plays up the feel and has been a classic, middle-priced staple in Cheyenne for years.


What’s on Your Plate?

When it comes to fish, the Albany starts things off with their take on Fish and Chips. In this case the Fish is a single, large filet of cod served with tartar sauce and french fries. Next up is the Red Meat Trout, which Albany describes as deboned and butterflied and is available grilled or poached. 

Wyoming Rib & Chop House

Perfectly grilled salmon entree served at Wyoming Rib and Chop House, one of the premier Cheyenne, Wyoming restaurants.

Address: 400 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Wyoming’s Rib and Chop House is a relative newcomer in the world of restaurants in Cheyenne. Operated out of Bozeman, Montana, Wyoming Rib and Chop House as a company has only been around since 2001. The ambiance at the Rib and Chop is a classy casual, with a classic, dark and wood-centric build along with plenty of TV’s - especially in the bar area - to view sporting events. Rib and Chop has a menu that runs the gamut in turns of price, from mid-priced burgers to the $80 hand-cut ribeye. This blend of affordability and quality has positioned the Rib & Chop House as a go-to destination for those seeking memorable dining experiences in Cheyenne, WY.

What’s on Your Plate?

Of course in this blog we are all about the fish and seafood - something Rib and Chop does very well. The Cedar Plank Salmon is among the most popular fish dishes in town. Other options include fish and chips, and BBQ or fried shrimp. The eatery also offers seafood appetizers too, like the hot and crunchy shrimp and crab stuffed mushrooms. 

The Metropolitan Downtown

Address: 1701 Carey Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Among the premier Cheyenne Wyoming restaurants, Known locally as “The Met”, the Metropolitan Downtown offers a centralized, easy-to-access location caddy corner from the parking garage on 17th Street. In Cheyenne, The Met is seen as one of the more upscale spots to eat, and has some very popular and unique dishes.

What’s on Your Plate?

I mentioned some popular dishes - this includes the delicious Crispy Brussel Sprouts, with a crispy, sweet and spicy flavor. On the seafood side of things, The Met offers a few dishes - including pan seared salmon, grilled swordfish, lemon shrimp pasta and both an appetizer and a salad featuring ahi tuna. Other appetizers include the classic calamari and shrimp and pepper shrimp.

T-Joe's Steakhouse & Saloon

Address: 12700 I80 Service Rd Cheyenne, WY 82009
When it comes to good old fashioned Americana, it’s hard to beat T-Joe’s. Located at the Sapp Brothers truck stop off the I80 Archer exit, T-Joe’s subverts your expectations with the truck stop location before blowing those expectations away with great service and excellent food, and a classic steakhouse feel. T-Joe’s, especially for those visiting Cheyenne, tends to be a hidden gem, providing an authentic slice of American dining that enriches the diversity of Cheyenne Wyoming restaurants.

What’s on Your Plate?

T-Joe’s is known for their premier steak, including a classic T-bones, prime rib topped with blue cheese and the ever popular ribeye. But T-Joe’s has a lot to offer when it comes to seafood. Walleye, cod, tuna, catfish and snapper are all on the menu along with shrimp and even raw oysters! Give the broiled red snapper with mango salsa a try or, if you’re feeling classic, go for the fried catfish or walleye. 

Wasabi Japanese Grill & Bar

A teppanyaki chef at Wasabi Japanese Gril cooking up some of the best Cheyenne fish dishes in Wyoming.

Address: 4620 Grandview Ave Ste 205 Cheyenne, WY 82009
Our next stop is Wasabi Japanese Grill & Bar, off Del Range Boulevard with one of the most popular Asian spots in town. Wasabi is a restaurant with two sides - a regular sit down area where you can order off the regular menu, and then another side where you can sit down for some thrilling hibachi cooking!

What’s on Your Plate?

Let’s talk fish, because there is plenty of it here. Wasabi specializes in sushi and has several special rolls offered, including the popular Cheyenne Roll or the utterly stuffed Lion King Roll. On the hibachi side of things, options include shrimp, salmon, mahi mahi, and even lobster tail! When it comes to unique, fun fare, Wasabi is the place to be in North Cheyenne.

Little Bear Inn

Address: 1700 I-25 Service Rd Cheyenne, WY 82009
Cheyenne has a thing with steakhouses and hidden gems. Little Bear Inn is in plain sight off I-25, but if you’re coming from the south you may never know it's there - unless you came to us at Visit Cheyenne for help, of course! Little Bear Inn sits just north of town, and as you come into the lone building in the area, you walk past the large stuffed grizzly bear and into some classical wood-themed steakhouse bliss. Like other steakhouses, the price point for Little Bear typically sits in the $20-$40 per person range on average. Making it a cornerstone of dining in Cheyenne, WY for those seeking authentic local flavors and a hearty welcome.

What’s on Your Plate?

Once again Little Bear’s steakhouse fare is very popular, and with good reason, when it comes to steak. The fish and seafood options, however, are also top notch. Start things out with calamari or steamed mussels. After that, dig into the main dishes like sea scallops (fried or scampi style), Norwegian Salmon, Gulf Shrimp and Northern Walleyed Pike.  

Napoli's Italian Restaurant

Address: 1901 Central Ave Cheyenne, WY 82001
What good fish and seafood list would be complete without a visit to some great Italian spots? Napoli’s is the Italian ticket in Downtown, with great food, a classy, glass and brass vibe and glistening atmosphere that makes you feel casually comfortable while offering a glitz and style. 

What’s on Your Plate?

Fried calamari is first up at Napoli’s, but after the appetizer, try the variety of shrimp dishes including shrimp scampi, alfredo and ravioli. White and Red Clams are served amid a bed of linguine, while Atlantic salmon is combined with a white sauce, asparagus and broccoli. The Frutti de Mare and Seafood Alfredo both offer combinations of seafood in a single dish, including shrimp and mussels. 

Hacienda Guadalajara

Address: 317 E Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82001-4601
Possibly the most popular Mexican restaurant in Cheyenne, Hacienda Guadalajara is known for being family friendly, affordable and delicious. Built with a classical Mexican parish aesthetic and a colorful, fun interior, Guadalajara offers something for everyone when it comes to their amazing food. 

What’s on Your Plate?

Seafood starts on the appetizer menu here, with raw oysters and a few shrimp options to choose from. For the main course, choose from soups, burritos, tacos and other dishes. Sopa de Mariscos is a seafood soup made with crab legs, octopus, shrimp and chunks of fish. Meanwhile, crab meat, shrimp and scallops stuff the delicious seafood burrito. Shrimp tacos are also available while shrimp fajitas come sizzling to your table. 

2 Doors Down

A plate of fish tacos and french fries from 2 Door Down.

Address: 118 East 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY
Of all the options on this list, 2 Doors Down offers arguably the greatest value while also being one of the most popular eateries in town on a nightly basis. Essentially a burger joint, 2 Doors down also offers a few other dishes, including some seafood options as well as a bit of Italian food. Throw in beer on tap, awesome milkshakes and ice cream and you’ve got a winning ticket in Downtown.

What’s on Your Plate?

2 Doors Down may be a burger spot first and foremost but the popular restaurant offers a bit of everything - even in the seafood category. Start with the amazing tuna burger - a tuna steak in a bun served with spicy ranch, garlic mayo and chipotle aioli. Other fish dishes include tuna steak and fish and chips. Finally, there’s also the scrumptious fish tacos - filled with fried cod and served with a baja tartar sauce. 

A Few More: Cheyenne Fish Dining Spots

To complete our exploration of Cheyenne's finest fish dishes, we must highlight the exceptional sushi offerings that make these establishments stand out as unique restaurants in Cheyenne, WY. It wouldn’t be fair to talk about the best fish in town without talking about the amazing sushi in Cheyenne. There are two other options for sushi in Cheyenne aside from the previously mentioned Wasabi.

Hi Sushi

Address: 2543 E. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Hi Sushi on East Lincolnway is an unassuming little shop with some amazing food. What sets Hi Sushi apart from the rest is not just excellent sushi, but also the fact that the spot doubles as a donut shop (the buttermilk donuts are amazing)! One of their most unique rolls is the New Torch Wyoming Roll, which has a combination of shrimp, cream cheese, whitefish, mango sauce, and even mozzarella! 

Bejo Sushi Bar and Asian Cuisine

Address: 112 W 17th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82001
Located in Downtown, Bejo Sushi Bar offers more than just sushi. From some of the best shrimp fried rice in town to baked mussels to seafood udon, you can find it all here. As far as their sushi goes, you’ll find all the usual and delicious suspects on the menu, but you’ll also be tempted with some originals like their own version of the Wyoming Roll, the Lisa Roll made with spicy tuna and eel, and the spicy Matthew Roll with shrimp tempura, crab meat, and octopus!