Oceanaire Seafood Room - Atlanta
Oceanaire Seafood Room - Atlanta

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Atlanta

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.theoceanaire.com/
  • Phone: 4044752277
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30AM - 5:00PM Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM Friday - Saturday: 5:00PM - 11:00PM Reservations Recommended
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Chris Murphy
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 12th
  • Public Transit: We are located between the Midtown & Arts Center MARTA Train Stations. MARTA Bus line has multiple stops along our block of Peachtree Street.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: $5 Valet parking available evenings 7 days a week. Street parking is available on side streets however, Oceanaire can not guarantee street parking.
A word from Oceanaire Seafood Room - Atlanta
As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as a dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, including steak-cut Alaskan halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole or bluefin tuna. Our daily-printed menu will guide you, a wine list as deep as the sea will seduce you, and the world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Oceanaire Seafood Room - Atlanta reviews from OpenTable diners
166 reviews since June 28, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (106)romantic (94)fit for foodies (72)good for groups (62)notable wine list (48)great for lunch (26)neighborhood gem (21)hot spot (14)scenic view (11)vibrant bar scene (10)late-night find (9)great for brunch (7)kid-friendly (4)Show More
  • My greatest fine dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    The best ambiance and seafood in Atlanta. Service is impeccable, and the food is delicious. Always consistent in providing a great atmosphere for special occasions. The personalized birthday menu is a fantastic added touch to an amazing dining out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fine Dining in Corporate Setting
    FundguyVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Our first visit to Oceanaire met our high expectations -- fairly high prices, but matched by excellent food, good service, and a subdued, "rich" atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Eats!
    Mike
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    A great place for seafood and cocktails! The dining room hints of days of supper clubs gone by, with cozy alcoves and white linen tablecloths on all the tables. The new baby kale salad was divine and complimented my lobster entree. Service was impeccable and always appreciated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful food, wonderful staff!!!!
    salmondon
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    I went to Oceanaire with a friend for my birthday. When we entered, we were asked whether we wanted a booth or a table and my friend mentioned that it was my birthday , so I should choose. Within a few minutes of being seated, we were handed menus (which are printed daily.) Across the top of mine, it said "Happy Birthday, Sarah." Things just got better from there. The service was excellent as was the food. At the end of the meal, without having ordered dessert, we were gifted with a scrumptious Baked Alaska. I couldn't have asked for a better experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Totally Wonderful
    Jack
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    My wife and i choose the Oceanaire as "our Special Spot", about 3 years ago, we adore the food, atmosphere, customer service, and especially the special attention we always get from your service staff> Jack
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    It was a little bit over price but overall everything else was excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fabulous
    anniversary
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our 15 year Anniversary and we we were very pleased. Our experience will remain as one of the best ever. The staff is very impressive and I cant wait to dhare with our friends so they too can visit and see what top notch really is. Thanks Oceanaire for the personalized menus at no cost to us commemorating our anniversary. I am going to find a reason to return and dine with you all See you soon!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A midtown gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Geat food, service and overall experience. Our meal was delicious. Lobster Thermidor and scallops were A+. We went here for our 15th Anniversary and it was the best meal we shared in a long while. Parking was easy and staff went out of their way to make our night feel as special as it was.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot for food and other thing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Good ambient light,not too loud, very relaxing,great food even though its kinda expensive,but all around great spot if you want to surprise your date and proposed to her she will loved it.Also good for family outting as well,so bring all and have a good time
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced and underwhelming
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I should have known to stay away from chains with all the great restaurants in Atlanta. On a Saturday night this place was empty. The fish was good but quote overpriced and had no garnishing. In short. Go elsewhere.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Paul
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was great and the service was even better; two things that determine if I ever go back to a restaurant. It was my wife's bday and they went out of their way to make it special for her...job well done! We will definitely be returning!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Experience
    Southernaire
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Great environment but I thought the food good have been seasoned better and the prices were somewhat high for the quality that was offered.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pretty good.
    whydoineedanickname
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Overall it was pretty good. Upon arrival the greeting was prompt and very friendly. Out waiter was a bit....different....but nice. The food was also pretty good. Not great. Just pretty good. We did send one item back and it was removed from the bill and apologies all 'round from the staff. We will certainly try this restaurant again but it could have been better. Last word -- for a weekend night it was pretty dead in the place. Usually as sign that the restaurant is going down the tubes. I hope not because there is potential to be great in this place.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overpriced, middling fare
    OTPDinerVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    The Oceanaire Seafood Room must benefit from its location, where lots of lawyers and businesspersons dine on their clients' nickel or on expense accounts or just don't care how much stuff costs. I don't mind spending a lot on a nice meal and there are lots of less expensive options in the area, so I wasn't surprised by the price tag ($180 for two people after tip; that's 2 entrees, drinks, no apps or dessert) but underwhelmed by pretty much everything. Our meal was fine, nothing special. Service was OK but the wait staff spends an awful lot of time standing around talking to each other. Little details like stale bread served before the meal and our orders being slightly wrong contributed to the meh vibe.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Loved Oceanaire!!
    BSFoodie
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    What a wonderful Sunday night experience. Not crowded, nice ambiance and very attentive service. We were celebrating a birthday and had a lovely surprise...the menu for the night had Orlando's name on it! nice touch! Our server (Lucky) was amazing. She made wonderful recommendations for the dinner, explained items on the menu and made sure we were happy. She was the best! The lobster was wonderful. Nice and buttery. The lobster mac 'n cheese was to die for. My only criticism on the veggies would be that the sauté spinach was a little bland. Would have enjoyed garlic sautéed in with it. The night ended with a special dessert for the birthday guy, Baked Alaska! Yummy!!! In all, our experience was delightful and we look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Had a small business dinner there. The service was a little slow but not intrusive so it worked out well. The food was excellent and the drinks were great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Chattfan
    Chatt
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Our first visit to the restruant. Both of us chose Chef's selection with appetizers. Scallops and shrimp were excellent. Cooked perfectly. Chowder was very creamy and an athantic taste for TN. Oysters Rockafeller, filling was tasty but oyster difficult to find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Our waiter Daniel was the best . I dont think I have had better . His approach , knowledge and humor was standout enjoyable . will go back to see him when in Atlanta .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Business Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    This is my go-to spot for a power lunch. They are efficient, excellent service and the food is always great.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What's Not to Like?
    The4thJudge
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The service was outstanding. Thank you Faurose(sp?). The food was excellent. The only thing I would make patrons aware of is privacy. Our table, while in a great location and very comfortable, was adjacent to a servers station. While the booths are high backed, servers waiting at the station to attend to your every need seem to hover a bit and so, I felt that our privacy and private conversation was impacted. Yet, it was not to the extent that it was uncomfortable or I would've requested another table. Just be aware. They were very present right next to the booth.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantabulous...
    leerider
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I chose this restaurant for a birthday celebration with my fiancé and we had the best, romantic evening. The service was very attentive and the food was fresh and delicious. We chose all fish and lobster and it was cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Horrible Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    It took 20 minutes to receive starters, 30 for entree and 30 for dessert. We had to wait an additional after 15 after receive check to pay it. Dont plan to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food and ambiance was excellent.. We wished we had better service from our waiter kevin.. He was too busy taking care of a table next to us and giving them all the attention and dropped the ball on us...
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • utter disappointment
    ladylion
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    I had the surface and turf...and I had to send it back 2 Times. I rarely send food back. Overrated and I suggest you save your money.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome date night
    Articulate12
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The service is impeccable. The staff went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed this memorable experience. We had a great time and the for was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    ATLdinerVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Almost all dishes were over-salted and therefore difficult or impossible to eat. I like salt but not this much! We sent the calamari back twice because it was inedible. The bibb salad was tasty but swimming in dressing. The grilled scallops in lemon caper sauce were only edible once removed from the incredibly salty sauce. Staff kept bumping my chair every time they passed by. The waiter had too many tables to be efficient. Overall, the experience was at the level of a chain restaurant and not worth the expense. We won't be going back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner Out
    WadeB
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    My wife and I went to Oceanaire for the first time the other night, we started with the crab cakes and had the Alaskan salmon for the main course. It was good especially the salmon but not great. The service was good but not great, they were very friendly when we arrived gave us a nice booth seat but didn't bring us any bread, forgot to open our bottle of wine. So that is why my overall impression was that it is good but not great.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service & food.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We were a little leery, since a few visits to the Miami locale were disappointing, but this was a great experience. Our Server Kyle guided us through wine selections and also introduced us to some tasty oysters we hadn't experienced before. Would go back for sure.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • my favorite neighborhood restuarant
    adinningfamily
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    This is my favorite neighborhood place to dine. The service is always top notch and the food is always prepared to our desire. I have a nine year old daughter and my wife and I appreciate the fact that she is welcomed. Our family dines out at least 3 to 4 nights a week and we enjoy Oceanaire because it provides the best of intimacy, fine dinning, great service and yet very comfortable.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyable Experience
    shantellhall78
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My daughter and I were celebrating a special occasion. The service was stellar and the food was spectacular! We will definitely return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • donc
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The food at Oceanaire is always excellent, and the service is professional. The decor is very attractive
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Superb Service and Seafood
    Pammie
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Went for a special occasion lunch to celebrate our birthday. We started off with a cocktail, and a small tray of vegetables plus bread were brought to our table. We shared jumbo (and I mean "Jumbo") shrimp cocktail plus crab cake appetizers; a side of fried asparagus (a beautiful and delicious way to serve asparagus); and an entree of grilled scallops that were very tasty! We had a nice white wine recommended by our waiter. We were then surprised by a sweet little baked Alaska for dessert in honor of our birthday. We were treated like royalty, and even our menu was printed with our names and later rolled up like a diploma and presented to us before we left. A memorable birthday dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BEST SEAFOOD IN ATLANTA!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My husband and I celebrated our anniversary here and absolutely loved it. Despite it being just a little on the price side, it was well worth it, especially for a special occasion. We both took leftovers home and was just as good. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chain restaurant fell short
    MisoVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We had a great experience in terms of service, greeted and seated properly, very romantic seating (albeit so dark the couple next to us used flashlights on their phone to read the menu), and our waiter was nice. Water was refilled and dishes removed promptly as well. We both had the prix fixe meal for Midtown Restaurant week and after our appetizer, we waited 30-40 min. for our main dish. The redfish came out completely dry and warm, and I couldn't cut into it with a fork. My husband's corvina was better. The crab cake was ok and the tomato crab bisque was quite good. Mango sorbet was good and tiramisu just ok. I complained and they comped my fish, but we just felt the food fell far short of the prices. I would never come spend the $ here.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ambiance
    peterweestraw
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    lighting needed to be a little brighter so you can see you food presentation.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a ripoff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Restaurant did not feature the menu listed on it's website. We ended up being charged over twice what we expected. They offered no apology for their misrepresentation. I was seriously upset and disappointed. We would have selected another dining experience.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Oceanaire is FABULOUS
    glitter3
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I went to the Oceanaire to celebrate my birthday. It was Midtown restaurant week and so we partook in the 35.00 pre-fixe menu. The food was excellent, but the service was over the top wonderful. Daniel Holson, our waiter was absolute perfection. I have never had a more attentive, courteous, knowledgeable waiter. I highly recommend both the restaurant and Mr. Holson!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Food And Service
    Chellie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We took advantage of the Midtown restaurant week at Oceanaire. Everything from the decor to the service and especially the food was extraordinary. My husband and I loved our experience so much that we are definitely coming back for more in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 30 couldn't be any better
    Skydines
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    I recently booked a reservation for 10 for my 30th birthday. When I arrived most of my guest were running late and some opted out T the last minute. The hostess was understanding and accommodating the entire time. My waited was also always addressing me by name when taking orders and checking on the table. The drinks at the bar were fantastic. I loved the dinner and can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kyle was fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Wonderful food, beautifully prepared. Kyle was a fantastic server and the hostesses did a wonderful job in helping my date celebrate his birthday. I really appreciate the team for making that such a successful night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet