Marina Cafe Seafood Bisque

Marina Cafe Seafood Bisque has to be one of the best seafood bisques I have have tried, packed with crab, shrimp, fish, and so much more, this will make your mate so happy. The Marina Cafe is located in Destin Florida. Fellow viewer Jill sent in this wonderful bisque

bowl of seafood bisque from marina cafe

Marina Cafe Seafood Bisque

Marina Cafe Seafood Bisque

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  • Recipe Type: Copycat Restaurant Recipes, CopyKat Recipes, Seafood Recipes, Soup Recipes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 30 minutes
  • Serves: 8
Marina Cafe Seafood Bisque

This is a wonderful mix of seafood flavors!


  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 cup Italian tomatoes, crushed
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup sherry
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 quart milk
  • 2 ounces scallops
  • 4 ounces shrimp, baby
  • 2 ounces crawfish tails
  • 2 ounces lump crabmeat
  • 1 cup clams, with juice
  • 10 ounces fish, diced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 bunch green onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons basil, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste


Melt the butter in a heavy bottom pot and saute onions, garlic, celery, and tomatoes for 10 min. Stir in the flour until all is incorporated. Slowly add sherry, white wine, cream and milk, stirring continuously. Bring to a slow boil. Add all of the seafood ingredients, lemon juice, green onions, and paprika. Bring back to a slow boil. Simmer for 20-30 minutes add the basil and season to taste with salt, black pepper, and cayenne.

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  • Anonymous

    This is the best seafood bisque I have ever had. I make this every holiday and there is never any left. It’s a little pricey to make, but well worth it.