Either you love them or you haven’t tried them yet. Scallops may seem polarizing on the surface, but their delicate flavors are desirable to the masses. Different varieties result in a variety of taste profiles, ranging from mildly sweet to hints of sea salt. Whether you’ve been a scallop lover for years or are ready to expand your horizons, here’s why Marker 32’s seared scallops should be on your list of must-haves:

The Perfect Beginning to Your Gourmet Meal

We tested many different preparations before curating the perfect scallop starter. No matter your entree of choice, seared scallops satisfy the cravings without leaving you too full for the main course. If you’d like a few entree suggestions to follow your scallop starter, our team of professionals put together this list of favorites:


  • Paneed Chicken with porcini mushroom white wine pan jus, crushed new potatoes, sauteed spinach
  • Local Catch Hoppin’ John with black eye peas, basil pesto rice, tomato compote
  • Wood Grilled Atlantic Salmon with orzo pasta, spinach, blistered tomato, green romesco


Our menu features a small variety of perfectly prepared starters and shared plates. No matter the entree you have in mind, scallops are a fool-proof choice to stimulate the palate. Begin your dining experience with a glass of wine or cocktail and Marker 32’s seared scallops with sweet corn puree, green tomato chow-chow and pickled watermelon.

Scallops Pair Well with Your Drink of Choice

The distinct taste of scallops demand a glass of wine or cocktail to elevate the flavors. Whether you crave a mild Sauvignon Blanc or a liquor-forward G&T, you simply can’t go wrong by pairing spirits with seared scallops. If you want a little help making the best selection, here are our favorite drinks to pair with Marker 32’s scallops:


  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Vodka Martini
  • Pinot Noir

Make Your Reservation at Marker 32 Today

Our menu features two fantastic options offering the freshest scallops available. Begin your meal with our seared scallop starter, or make them the focal point with our Seared New Bedford Scallops.


There’s just something special about indulging in fresh seafood with a waterfront view. Begin your spring season with a multi-course meal at Marker 32. Order a fabulous cocktail from the bar, taste our irresistible scallops and top things off with your favorite dessert.


“My husband and I had the best meal and service. From the moment we entered the door until the time we left was excellent. I’m from out of town and would happily return just to have this culinary experience again. Thank you, Todd and the Marker 32 staff.”

– Cheri R., Marker 32 Google Review

Check out more of our five-star reviews here! Make your reservation in advance to reserve your favorite table with a prime view of the Intracoastal. We look forward to serving you this spring season.