About Ocean Prime - Phoenix

OCEAN PRIME is a modern American restaurant and lounge from renowned restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. Named “Best Seafood” by Arizona Foothills, AZ Business and North Valley magazines, OCEAN PRIME Phoenix delivers an extraordinary experience to guests. Located on High Street off exit 32 and the 101 and across the street from the J.W. Marriott Resort, it’s the perfect choice for cocktails or an indulgent dinner, any day of the week.

The menu is classic and yet there is a modern sensibility to the preparations which include lighter fare, like our signature shellfish “cobb” salad and sushi, as well as more indulgent items like our smoking shellfish tower, juicy steaks and decadent desserts. A destination on its own, the OCEAN PRIME lounge offers expertly prepared cocktails like our signature cucumber gimlet or smoking berries & bubbles.

Stunning settings, a vibrant energy and truly genuine hospitality make OCEAN PRIME an ideal place.

5455 East High Street
Suite 115
Phoenix, AZ 85054
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: Closed
Our Bar is open nightly

Cross Street:
56th Street and Deer Valley Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(480) 347-1313

Website:
http://www.oceanprimephoenix.com/

Entertainment:
Enjoy live music in our piano bar Thursdays 6:00‑9:00 p.m. and Fridays and Saturdays 6:00‑10:30 p.m.

Parking Details:
There is a public parking garage just located behind the restaurant. Head West on High Street and turn left at Blue Martini to park in the Free Public Garage.

Executive Chef:
Jagger Griffin

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us in our Blu Lounge for Prime Hour Monday through Saturday from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Enjoy selected specially priced appetizers, handcrafted cocktails and world class wines.
Special Monday menu featuring an 8 oz filet with your choice of “Surf” for $55 per person plus selected half priced bottles of wine from our Wine Spectator award-winning wine list.

Ocean Prime - Phoenix Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.6

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4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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Business Meals (16)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Good for Groups (14)
Notable Wine List (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Worth the Drive (14)
Cozy (11)
Bar Seating (11)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Casual (8)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Live Music (6)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
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Fun (4)
Hot Spot (4)
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Live Sports (1)
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

Never disappointed when I bring business colleagues. Something for everyone. There is a vegan option of quinoa with roasted vegetables. It’s not on the menu. You have to ask for it. Delicious!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

What a neighborhood gem! We’ve been there for the first time and were thrilled. The Phoenix/Scottsdale area is not short on superb dining options but this place is really outstanding. There’s a cozy bar area with live music where patrons can unwind with a drink. They even got 2 private dining rooms. We got placed into the main dining room though. Our order: Caesars Salad (4 points out of 5), jumbo shrimp cocktail 3 ct (5/5), crab meat cocktail (5/5) 16 oz Kansas City Strip Steak med/rare (faboulos 5/5) with Lobster mashed potatoes (4,7/5), and a huuuuge piece of superb chocolate mousse cake w/ vanilla ice cream (5/5). Avoid to drink wine, it’s very expensive (Glass of mid class red wine $45, glass of Vve Cliquot Champagne $30). Service is fast and efficient, kinda “too” efficient for this price range. Overall: great experience, excellent food, would return anytime!!

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 (Austin)·Dined 5 days ago

Very good service. Had a couple of food issues. One of us ordered a bowl of soup, which he was told was gluten free - then it showed up with pieces of bread in it. The manager apologized, and comp'd his meal - very nice. Another ordered a filet, and didn't eat 1/2 of it. Said it tasted off - like they'd used some kind of seasoning on it which he said was almost like a Parmesan flavor. How do you mess up a filet? Sea Bass was good - not great. Which is what I'd say about the experience overall - good, but not great (and great is what I was hoping for given the prices there).

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 6 days ago

This is wonderful place to dine for any reason. The service and attention to detail is superb. The food is excellent with very generous portions. Loved the coffee and butter cake.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined 7 days ago

Food was delicious. I had the salmon and Caesar salad. We also shared the tater tots. They were delicious. Be prepared to pay...it’s not inexpensive. But was worth the splurge.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on January 10, 2018

Dim the lights just a bit and play some decent dining music. I mean, at these prices I shouldn't have to tell you how to do it.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Great food and service but could have a bit more atmosphere. We were there on a Monday night, so we expected it to be quiet. However, there were only a few tables and no other background noise to speak of. A nice music set would have enhanced the mood.
Next time we will try a weekend.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Very fine dining experience. Great service. Excellent preparation. Great menu. Good place for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Our server made this a not so great experience. He wouldn’t even stop at our table when he had to drop something off, he would just plop it down as he continued walking by. The restaurant wasn’t even busy! He did the same thing with our bill, no thank you, can I get you anything else etc.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 6, 2018

No valet service and very limited parking for an upscale restaurant? The place was fairly empty and very quiet for a Friday night, they finally turned on music mid-way through the meal. Scallops were great but the NY strip was charred.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Incredible food and incredible service 10/10, already recommended to others

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Live Sports, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Organic, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Disabled Access, Casual, Happy Hour, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Vegan, Live Music, Good for Groups, Afternoon Tea, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Spicy, Afternoon Coffee, Cozy, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Waterfront, Tasting Menu, Paleo Friendly, Healthy, Quick Bite, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Enjoyed New Years Eve dinner. The service was excellent; friendly and knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list. Best scallops on a bed of risotto ever had. Also, a wonderful Kansas City Strip steak (bone-in) as well. Enjoyed the Cesare salad and also the side of Brussel sprouts. A very extensive wine list and a large by the glass selection as well. Highly recommend for dinner or a special occasion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Food was truly mediocre relative to price. Service was very good.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent birthday celebration! Great service plus a complimentary dessert!
I highly recommend Ocean Prime!

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vip
 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 1, 2018

As always, Ocean Prime was wonderful! Great food, good service and perfect atmosphere!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Live Music, Great Beer
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was terrific, top notch. Our server Matthew was attentive and had a great personality. We enjoyed and would come back every time we are in town.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had an absolute wonderful evening. The server Kyle was very attentive, the food was delicious.. We was celebrating our anniversary and would definatly return to dine there again.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food and service at Ocean Prime was excellent. Our waiter Shawn took excellent care of us!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Thomas, our waiter, was phenomenal and his wine suggestions as well as the dessert suggestions were outstanding. The food was fresh and perfectly cooked. We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Service was great. Great for anniversary celebration.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Romantic
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Thomas our server was incredibly attentive. Party of six and everyone’s meal was perfect. We have been to Ocean Prime many times and always depart extremely satisfied.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

We have dined here twice and both times very memorable. Will be back for sure!

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 20, 2017

This was a get together for friends to celebrate Christmas. The service, food and ambiance was excellent. Would certainly come back and recommend to others.

Tags: Organic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Excellent wine list and the food was cooked to perfection. Probably the best Sea Bass I've had and the jalapeno potatoes au gratin were so good, my guest ordered one to go for his wife.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 17, 2017

This was one of the best evenings we've ever experienced. Our server was amazing, the wine selection more extensive than most and the ambiance was perfect for a dinner during the holiday season. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone seeking exceptional dining.

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Outstanding food and excellent service. Great venue for business dinner. Highly recommended!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 15, 2017

If your looking for the best happy hour in town, this is the place.

Tags: Happy Hour
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 13, 2017

We went for the fish and were not disappointed. Swordfish was on the menu..a favorite of ours. Paired with the Brussel Sprouts it made a delicious meal. The lobster bisque was full of flavor with not too much cream. An enjoyable evening.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Casual
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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Inattentive service, NY Strip steak was tough. Other food and drinks were fine.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Very nice evening with good food, drinks and friends.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The swordfish is back and delicious. As well as, the salmon. Delicious.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Buena comida , buen ambiente

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Good food, great staff, awesome hospitality.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 26, 2017

This spot was absolutely fantastic. We came here to celebrate 4 years my fiance and I. so glad we did that night was amazing!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

We went for dinner, an earned evening out from friends. Nice place situated at the end of the business district nestled in the Desert Ridge area. Great ambiance, clean, professional setting which makes it pleasurable for business, nice date, or family gathering. Good menu, clean fresh taste, and nice service. Bit pricey, so leave your small wallet at home :)

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Service was poor, not at the usual level at all

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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Very good experience. Would recommend to anyone looking for a higher-end evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 18, 2017

was a perfect place to celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary. Both the sea bass and scallops were excellent.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Excellent as always!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on November 16, 2017

We are return patrons. Perfection. You get what you pay for.never disappointed

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