Ocean Prime - Denver
Ocean Prime - Denver

Ocean Prime - Denver

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.oceanprimedenver.com/
  • Phone: 3038253663x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Friday - Saturday 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    Sunday 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Blu Lounge: 4:00 PM - Close

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Eally Smith
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Ocean Prime features live music in our piano bar! The music begins at 6:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday, and at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Special Events: Join us in our Blu Lounge for Prime Hour, Monday - Friday, from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. Enjoy selected specially priced appetizers, handcrafted cocktails and world class wines.
    On Sunday evening, enjoy half-priced bottles of wine in our dining room as we offer over 200 selected* bottles from our collection. Cheers!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 15th Street
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Ocean Prime - Denver
We create an extraordinary supper club experience serving the freshest seafood, prime steaks, handcrafted cocktails and world-class wines in a warm, welcoming atmosphere with genuine hospitality. Our executive chef uses only the finest and freshest ingredients to create inventive preparations of traditional favorites. Made from scratch dishes showcase simple, pure and regional flavors, and our menu features an array of appetizers, salads, seafood, steaks, family-style sides and house-made desserts from refreshing ahi tuna tartar, jumbo lump crab cakes & tender filet to creamy black truffle mac and cheese, succulent Chilean sea bass and decadent ten-layer carrot cake. Our well-trained bar chefs handcraft exciting cocktails, including our signature cucumber gimlet and smoking berries & bubbles. With our red carpet hospitality, Ocean Prime is the perfect destination for cocktails after work, dinner before or after the theatre, business meetings, social gatherings & everyday celebrations.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Ocean Prime - Denver reviews from OpenTable diners
319 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (262)romantic (177)fit for foodies (146)notable wine list (130)good for groups (93)hot spot (81)scenic view (62)vibrant bar scene (55)neighborhood gem (50)great for outdoor dining (28)great for lunch (23)late-night find (18)kid-friendly (9)great for brunch (4)Show More
  • Special Occasion
    BC1234
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    We had a delightful time dinning at Ocean Prime this week. We were gathering with family and friends who had not seen each other for a while. Your restaurant venue, the round table and excellent service provided for an enjoyable evening. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Special occasion
    Foodieintheburbs
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Had a lovely dinner at ocean prime...excellent food and service. Plan to bring whole family there and won't wait for another special occasion!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Seafood, Steakhouse Ambiance
    ReedelVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Excellent seafood prepared perfectly with the ambiance and service expected in the finest steakhouse. The wedge salad was one of the best we've had. The jalapeno au gratin potatoes were delicious. The salmon with lobster gnocchi was outstanding and the crab cakes were very good, although the accompanying sweet corn cream slightly overpowered the succulent crab. The cocktail menu was creative and drinks well-prepared. The chocolate peanut-butter pie was sized for sharing and a perfect ending to the meal. Best decaf coffee I've had in ages! Service was impeccable from accommodating a special request for seating to attentive check-ins during the meal and ending with appropriate birthday attention. One of Denver's best dining options!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    This was walking distance from our hotel, when we arrived the place was packed, but we were seated right away, the service was awesome, our waitress was funny and very knowledgeable. Also the wine list was amazing. The food was delicious, you definitely paid for it, but both of our steaks were cooked to perfection but the sides, sauces and dessert was all awesome. Would definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Seafood
    PamS
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    We all had the halibut lunch special and it was worth it! By far some of the best cook fish I have had in a long time. Perfect lunch portion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great service and incredible food!
    Krspilz
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    My husband and i dined here for our first anniversary (he proposed here). When I made the reservation on open table I noted it was our anniversary. When we got there, they greeted us with complimentary glasses of champagne. The "Sunday dinner" was outstanding...great lobster bisque and delicious stuffed lobster. We had a crab cake appetizer which was wonderful. Everyone was so nice, wishing us a happy anniversary. They even comped the dessert! We had a table by the window with a great view of denver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The service was impeccable. All the staff--from the manager to the bartenders to the waiters made us feel very welcome. Will definitely go there again soon.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    Glen
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I've been to this restaurant multiple times and it is always consistently good. From fish to steak, I'm never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service and food
    jagirl
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    all great. server clair wonderful. super piano bar. great age mix. all around great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Glad it is not my first visit to OP
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We recently went to OP in Denver to celebrate and old friends visit and had a great view upstairs looking down to Larimer Street. As usual, the service was fantastic and we were well taken care of. The problem was the food freshness but if this was my first visit, I would not return. Our friend had a beautiful big steak and it was spot on as far as he was concerned. My wife had the Sea Bass an all-time favorite due to its buttery texture and rich flavor and she stated that it was quite fishy. I sampled and thought the same. I had a Salmon dish topped with Lobster and the lobster tasted like the gutter. The salmon was quite tasty. The bread is/was fantastic! The wait staff always attentive but not bothersome.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great time at Oceans Prime
    Pozzguy
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Service was professional, timely, and attentive to all. The food was perfect. We truly enjoyed our dining experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Awesome night
    nitewfriends
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    John our server really made our dining experience GREAT! We had a group of 6 and food, wine and conversation flowed! Would definitely come back again, and again! Thank you John for adding to the experience with your history trivia and conversation!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall Wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Ocean Prime was without question one of the best meals I have ever enjoyed. Incredible steak and excellent wine list. The table I requested was honored and my lady was extremely happy with that... Thank you!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • On top of their game
    SimplyAmazing
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Waitstaff is always on top of their game ! Always attentive to your needs. The staff seems to operate and move through the room like a fine watch. They seem to anticipate the customers next thought ! Amazing service amazing food and amazing drinks. Flawless !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Wine List
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Dinnner with 4 on patio, great people watcing, outstanding food, great service, excellent wine list. Comfortable environmnet for relaxed conversation.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great location
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We have been to Ocean Prime many times and it never disappoints. Very easy spot to get in and out of for a professional lunch. Really like the complimentary valet service (of course always tip anyway). Service was excellent and window seats upstairs are hard to beat. We had the blackened salmon special and it was wonderful. On weekends, it's tough to get in, so need to make reservations early. Grab a drink at the bar and then head upstairs to dinner. You won't be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Time
    KimYumFood
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was amazing and the staff was extremely attentive and catered to our every need.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love ocean prime!!!!!!
    Tony4u
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    The food is ALWAYS excellent. The staff (Alex and Omar) were outstanding!!!!! The chef has exquisite taste and we love every dish!!!! The people at the door were outstanding.... The manager was outstanding!!!!!! Can't say enough good things about Ocean Prime....we recommend it to all of our friends!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing!
    foodlover
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    The food was amazing, and the staff was very kind and knowledgeable. It was our first visit, but we had an incredible time. We had appetizers, raw bar, as well as entrees and side dishes. Amazing food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome! But will not be the same
    SeanB
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We have gone here a few times now and love the food. But what made it an amazing experience was our waiter Dennis. The sad part is he is moving to the ocean prime in SoCal. We have had a couple other waiters but we're nowhere near how Dennis is treated us. Try the sea bass and jalapeño Au gratin , it's amazing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Dinner Deal
    DenverJudge
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I took my brother and sister-in-law to a Sunday meal on their 30th anniversary. Our bottle of wine was half-price, there was a 3-course prix fixe dinner at $40, and the house threw in some complimentary champagne. This is a very good value. The waiter politely but persistently tried to persuade us to venture off the prix fixe selections. The half stuffed lobster was tasty. I plan to return to Ocean Prime.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    res49
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We had a great experience for our anniversary. The staff were very welcoming from the start of the evening and Paul our waiter was excellent. The food was outstanding and the signature sea bass was to die for. We had theater tickets for later and Paul made sure we received our food in time to make our show.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great eats
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Ocean Prime has a good selection to their menu. Food was really good and it didn't take long for our order to arrive at our table. Our serviceperson Ben was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Great Place for a Business Dinner
    Mikemo
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    I took my top client for a business dinner to OP. The overall experience was great. The food choices and food served was outstanding. The service was impeckable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary
    Suth179
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Meal was great. Servers where attentive and made our anniversary special
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always excellent
    coloradomom
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Another lovely dinner on the patio at Ocean Prime. This was a pre-theater dinner and we had plenty of time to enjoy our meal before heading off to our show. Service was a little spotty, sometimes our waitperson was around our table a lot, and then lots of time would go by and we wouldn't see her at all. Ahu tuna tartare is amazing, as is the goat cheese ravioli and the signature salad. They had a Sunday dinner special for $39 - 1st course, stuffed lobster and dessert. Great deal and it was amazing. Scallops were delicious and the lobster tail was sweet, tender and cooked perfectly. Chocolate peanut butter mousse = amazing!! Our second time in the last couple of months and we will be back!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Vicki
    Vicki
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    It was a very busy restaurant - the waiters/waitresses did a good job keeping focused on service while every table was full. It was too noisy to hear across the table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Yumm
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Our second visit to this venue,I was a bit concerned about bringing a client,when I saw how busy it was,but I think they did an excellent job. We were kindly greeted at the door by 2 nice hostess. The server,Claire,did a great job communicating with us about specials,timing on food and she accommodated all our requests.Food was awesome,very good flavor balance,well presented,served properly hot/cold,good quality. Well done Chef. Can't wait to come back.This is what makes a good restaurant experience and a memory.thx
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Wonderful meal every time!
    TimB
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    We have now taken family and friends to Ocean Prime twice in the past month and the food is maybe the best we have found in Denver! Great service, great view of Larimer and outstanding food all the way through.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not Wow'd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Disappointed with the service, and not Wow'd for the price of the food.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed.
    JKMD
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I am a foodie and was really looking forward to this restaurant but left very disappointed. The bread at the beginning of the meal was so hard I thought I was going to break a tooth. I got the halibut and it was bland. The drinks were watered down. I won't be going back there.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best steak ever
    pretorious118
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I will never be able to appreciate another steak after eating at Ocean Prime. The filet mignon was perfectly crusted and salty on the outside and juicy and tender on the inside. It was to die for. The Lobster Mashed Potatoes are heavenly. Great wine list and the servers are knowledgeable. Great staff, they are personable and kind without being intrusive. You are made to feel truly appreciated from the second you walk in the door to the moment you leave. New favorite in Denver.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    Debbie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We have been to Ocean Prime before and enjoyed it. However, this time we celebrated our anniversary and the staff at Ocean Prime treated us like royalty!! Everyone wish us Happy Anniversary and we were treated to a glass of champagne and dessert. Thank you so much to everyone at Ocean Prime for making this a very special dinner for us. We would highly recommend Ocean Prime for dinner or a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • family
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Had to ask for window seat after calling ahead for one. We went at 5:30 and they were hesitant in giving us the window table despite there being five open. A steak was suggested by the waitress and it came to us overdone. We sent it back and when they returned it was cooked better, but it was very chewy. Ordered the filet instead but still not up to par compared to other high end steak places. We have visited this restaurant several times and have good experiences in the past, but this visit was a disappointment.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ocean prime great resturant
    Sidney1958
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Just want to say that our experience at Ocean prime was excellent. My steak and scallops were cooked to perfection. My husband had the seabass and he said it was great. We choose Ocean Prime for our 34th. Anniversery a recomandation from our children and was not disappointed, our waiter was Great. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Went for 5 year anniversary, waited for 1 hour, saw tables sit, eat and leave before we got food. They boxed our food for us cuz we said we had to leave. Comped it but still charged us for our appetizer and salad. Pretty sad.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always great
    RonJ
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This is one of if not my only favorite restaurants of all time. The quality of the food is always fantastic from the main course down to the bread and sides. Seriously!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    BobM
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Went there for my girlfriend's birthday. It was outstanding. They treated us very well and the food was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good choice
    Kimalah
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Food was excellent and well presented. Service was not so good. OK in the beginning and then very slow. They have lots of employees around by not very good attention. Shouldn't have to wait 20 minutes for dessert and another for the check.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall great
    Coray
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The food was outstanding and the menu has something for everyone. Val our waiter was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate