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Bodean Seafood
Bodean Seafood

Bodean Seafood Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bodean.net
  • Phone: (918) 749-1407
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Tim Richards
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Our East Private Dining Room can seat 32 people and is not visible from the Main Dining Room.

    This room comes equipped with a 58-inch Plasma monitor that is compatible with most presentations. Internet access is available for presentations.

    Our other private dining area, The Board Room, can seat 18 people and opens up to our Main Dining Room.

  • Private Party Contact: Emily Hays (918) 743-3861
  • Entertainment: Sunday Night Music - Bodean's Lounge offers a wide selection of local Music talent each and every Sunday night. Please call us or check our website for the various acts.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Harvard Ave
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Bodean Seafood
Bodean Seafood Restaurant & Market is centrally located in Tulsa. Bodean opened in 1968 as a small, family-owned fish market, and was the first from all over the world using daily air shipments. Over the years, Bodean developed a fine-dining restaurant with an award-winning menu and wine list. After enjoying the same location for 40 years, Bodean recently moved to a new location offering a unique and cozy decor that is the work of local talents. Enjoy your evening in our main dining area or our comfortable lounge.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Have loved this place for many years.. Went after the move and now it's much more upscale and welcoming. Great seafood and steaks!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Everything was superb, as usual. Best waitstaff in the USA."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "If you love seafood, this is the place to eat in Tulsa! Good selection and outstandingly food. We went there on a Monday night and it was not busy at all, but you could really hear the conversations at the other tables which seemed a little awkward, but we still LOVED the food and the service was great. We look forward to going back."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "It was as wonderful as it always has been. Everything is great."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "I come here when I can in Tulsa! One of my favorite places! G"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "service was timely and food tasty (especially the oysters)"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Bodean's restaurant is simply one of our all time favorites. All seafood is fresh and prepared perfect."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Our wait-person was knowledgeable and helpful. Food was outstanding."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "While visiting in Tulsa last weekend, we had the extreme pleasure of an evening out at Bodean Seafood. At our table we chose halibut which was outstanding. Though I'm not a risotto fan, I have to say it was the perfect compliment to this delicious dish. At our table, also; clam chowder, the tuna appetizer, asparagus and garlic mashers, each as excellent and exquisitely prepared as the next. Accommodation to dietary restrictions were expertly and helpfully given by our exceptionally well-informed server; we were impressed and grateful for her subtle attention to detail. Overall ambience of the restaurant merits 5 stars. My 4-star review of the ambience was due to the rather shabby shopping center in which the restaurant sets."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "While the dishes were creative, they certainly lacked in taste. Crab Cakes - small, lots of filler, just ok - not what you would expect from a restaurant that specializes in seafood Shrimp & Lobster Bisque - this was terrible, we didn't even finish it. It didn't taste like soup, it tasted like flour - so in other words, spicy gravy Jumbo Scallops - This was a good dish. The scallops were prepared well, ratatouille was ok. The bourbon-glazed Tuna - This was a large portion of tuna, the glaze was too sweet, almost maple like. The grit cakes were flavorless. It was our anniversary so we were given a free dessert of Citrus Cheesecake. It was the best thing we ate! Service & ambiance was impeccable. Food was a great disappointment."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "My husband and I went there for our 1 year wedding anniversary. The staff was wonderful, we got a great table and the food was delicious! We can't afford to eat out like that all the time but for special occasions, it is definitely worth the price! Presentation and quality were an A++"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "A quiet celebration deserves a special place and Bodeans fits the bill on all counts. Weekday lunch is not at all crowded, but the food and service retain the same care and attention to detail that make Bodeans great."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "The exterior was no indication whatsoever of what was inside. The strip mall location was simply that--a location. Once you enter the restaurant, you're drawn in by the sophisticated, yet calming atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "This was as good a dining experience as we have had in a long time. Food was wonderful, our waiter was attentive but not too, we just had a great time. I would highly recommend this to anyone in Tulsa. Overall outstanding....."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Food was phenomenal, service was outstanding, great night out with friends. Chef Tack came out and made recommendations for everyone at our table based on what they were thinking. Can't say enough how great it was!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Bodean's is our favorite restaurant in Tulsa. We celebrate our anniversary at Bodean's every year and loved having the lovely and very knowledgeable Michelle as our server this past Saturday. Such a perfect date night!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Great service, delicious fresh fish, yummy dessert and perfect company. This dining experience was a success."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Bodeans, that's all you need to know. It's consistent every time. You are going to get great food, great service, knowledgable staff, and a great atmosphere for any occasion."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Had a great dinner last weekend; they've updated some items on the menu -- the flavors and the presentation were great. Love to see a chef trying new things!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The cuisine and service here is always excellent! My only criticism of dining at Bodeans is that they give out a wonderful muffin at the end, but they always give out ONE to a table of two. We are two women who dine together and our bill is usually $130-150.00. What is the silly attitude about only one muffin? Either give two or none."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The food was overtly over priced. The steak and fish were high quality however they were absolutely too expensive. The side dishes that came the meals were very small portioned and terrible quality. The staff was very professional and punctual. I was turned off by the Huge price and small meals, if it wasn't for the bread I wouldn't have left on a full stomach. "
    Dined on 5/13/2014
  • "The cioppino was fantastic, with tomato and great chunks of all types of seafood, the king crab was tender and sweet and the service was wonderful!! "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Wife and I eat here a bit . Always great . Liked new items "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Every year on my birthday I choose to go to a nice restaurant and make my husband get dressed up, for him anyway. This year I chose Bodean's. I had to call and make sure we could take our child who is a year & a half because I did not want to leave him out on my birthday. We went with my parents and had a wonderful time! The food was exceptional, the service was fantastic, and the restaurant is beautiful! Thankfully my child was well behaved, for the most part, and everyone was so kind to him and to us. We were not looked at as a nuisance and everyone was very patient with us all! The entire staff was courteous and it was a delightful evening! "
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Perfect for any diet. It was our one-year anniversary and our server, Michelle, accommodated all of our needs with an upbeat attitude. The food was superb, and the entire staff minded to our experience. Best seafood in Tulsa, flown in twice daily. Highly recommended! "
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "I had the sesame seed crusted tuna: it was amazing! But beware of the wasabi sauce! "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Awesome fish, who would have thought you could get fresh seafood 1500 miles from coast?"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "My husband and I dined at Bodean's for a special occasion. It was our first visit to the establishment, and we were very impressed with both the food and the service. Our server was extremely knowledgeable about the menu - the items, the flavors, the seasonality. We split the bisque and crab cakes as an appetizer and enjoyed both a great deal. The sauce that is served with the crab cakes is wonderful. We ordered the halibut (seasonal) and the tuna for our dinner. Both were delicious. We really enjoyed the wasabi sauce that was served with it. The halibut was cooked perfectly and had a delicious goat cheese risotto accompanying it. We also received a complementary coffeecake as we left. We had it yesterday, and it was also delicious."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "The food was amazing! Our server was very attentive and nice also. It was quite noisy but, the food was so good I kind of didn't care. Since it was our anniversary, I wish we had been seated somewhere with a little more privacy. I would highly recommend this restaurant and we will be back next time we were in Tulsa!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We had the crab cakes, salad, soup, and the Halibut at our table. Everything was great and we had a wonderful time. The coffee cake that they gave us was a welcome treat for breakfast as we were staying in a hotel in Tulsa. I would highly recommend this restaurant!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "The food was very good and the ambiance was great for the business meeting that I was hosting. The service was superior!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "We love Bodean for the wonderful, fresh seafood, great wine and the excellent service. So I took my boyfriend there for his birthday. Of course the food was as good as ever, however I was surprised that the first 2 bottles of wine we wanted to order were out, so we bought more expensive bottles, and the bartender who poured was nice and knowledgable. The kicker was that the waiter left us alone for so long, didn't check on us after we got our food so I had to get up and get my own extra flatwear, and left us all sitting long after we should have been home. We were there almost 3 hours! Perfectly willing to pay for good food, but not when it comes with bad service. Hope they figure it out!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The server was attentive, knowledgable, and professional. The menu is interesting and has good selection of appetizers, Entrees, and dessert We had a person who does not Eat fish. She ordered a filet and said it was the best she has had in a year! All the side dishes were great!!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Bodean is one of the best restaurants in the state. The fish is perfect, fresh and cooked to perfection. Service is attentive but not pushy or intrusive. Great wine selections. Bodean is not inexpensive, but is worth every dollar."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "I've eaten well over 100 meals at Bodean's on dates, with my children and their friends, my counselor, my attorney (on a regular basis), with other company presidents, and with my customers and their wives, and with my parish priest and deacon and his wife, and I have never observed a meal needing to be sent back, or a complaint of any kind. This is unheard of! Job well done, Bodean's! You don't do things well once in a while, you do everything fanatically superb all of the time. Blessings and best wishes, Larry"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "While the service outshined the whole meal, Bodeans was a great choice. Our waiter Andrew was knowledgeable without being one of those "pertensious" waiters. The lobster and crab bisque is a must, it is unlike one I have ever had, but very tasty. Creme brulee to end our night was also a great choice!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "This was my first time to your restaurant. Everything was exceptional. Thank you. When I am back in Tulsa, Will definitely dine here again."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "The service was impeccable. I had the Broiled Lobster Tail with a caesar salad. Overall, the lobster was very good, with the exception that broiling such a delicate item gives the edges a hard texture and the interior was a little chewy.However, the caesar salad was excellent and authentic."
    Dined on 3/11/2014
  • "I had the sea bass and it was perfectly prepared. My husband had the Blue Nose from New Zealand and it was perfect as well. We'll definitely be back even though we live in Oklahoma City."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I never had better service. Truly a wonderful dining experience. We were celebrating my 55th birthday with another couple and loved the e reservation. We enjoyed delicious cocktails at the bar. The food was excellent, from the raw oysters, calamari,escargot and crab cake appetizers to the main courses. The scallops were perfect and served with the most delicious root vegetable medley, seasoned expertly. I loved the Cesar salad with anchovies. The Tuna was delicious as was the sole. Getting a small coffee cake to take home for the morning was a delightful treat. Our waitress was knowledgeable, attentive without being overbearing, and provided amazing service all through out our meal and dessert. Thanks, Bodeans, we will be back!"
    Dined on 3/5/2014