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About Oceana

Under the guidance of the Livanos family and Co-Owner Paul McLaughlin, Oceana has provided New Yorkers with an exceptional seafood destination since 1992. Recently hired Chef Bill Telepan has instituted an entirely new menu with a twist on modern seafood classics!

Oceana's a la carte menu, coupled with its convenient Midtown location, make it a perfect spot for a quick business lunch or pre-theater dinner. From the spectacular marble bar to the fresh lobsters and whole fish cooked to order, as well as a significant selection of prime meats, Oceana delivers a fresh, innovative and approachable menu.
Oceana has a 70 seat Cafe with a 18 seat marble bar. Great for lunch, after work cocktails & snacks, pre-theater dinner and post-theater desserts. Spring and Summer bring a 50 seat outdoor dining area, private dining options include our Chef's table for 4, Wine Room for 18, and our Grand Salon for 80.

120 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10020
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak, American

Hours of Operation:
Power Breakfast: Monday-Friday 7:30-10 am

Lunch: Monday - Friday 11:30-3 pm. Dinner: Monday-Saturday 5-10 pm. Sunday Closed except for some holidays.

Raw Bar & Cafe Menu available continuously through the day.

Pre-theater dining please allow a minimum of 90 minutes.

Cross Street:
Between 6th and 7th

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(212) 759-5941

Website:
http://www.oceanarestaurant.com/

Catering:
Extensive off-site catering menu available, please view our website.
Please contact Stephanie Isaacs @ 212-759-5989 or
SIsaacs@oceanarestaurant.com

Public Transit:
Public transit stops;
B,D,D,V: 47th-50th/Rockefeller Center;
N,R,W: 49th Street
1: 50th Street

Executive Chef:
Bill Telepan

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For Private Dining inquiries please contact Senta Connolly at 212 759 5989 or
privateevents@oceanarestaurant.com.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Feast of Seven Fishes 5 Course Tasting $95 pp. Our regular dinner menu will also be served. Accepting Reservations 3pm-10pm.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Serving our regular a la carte dinner menu with high end seasonal specials.
Serving 5pm-11pm.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Serving our regular a la carte menu with seasonal high end specials.

serving 5pm-11pm.

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Details
Mon - Sat 8:45PM - 8:45PM 9:00PM - 9:00PM

Private Dining

Oceana can accommodate parties of 4 to events of 300 guests for a seated dinner. Oceana offers several private dining rooms that range from our exclusive chef's table, our exquisite wine room and our modern and airy Grand Salon.

Oceana Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (83)
Special Occasion (80)
Good for a Date (59)
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Fit for Foodies (58)
Good for Anniversaries (56)
Business Meals (54)
Creative Cuisine (41)
Notable Wine List (38)
Good for Birthdays (37)
Romantic (37)
Quiet Conversation (36)
Great for Lunch (27)
Vibrant Bar Scene (24)
Good for Groups (21)
Bar Seating (19)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Tasting Menu (15)
Hot Spot (14)
Authentic (13)
Fun (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Healthy (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Casual (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Seasonal (9)
Cozy (8)
People Watching (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Scenic View (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Organic (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Lovely restaurant, great location for Broadway, BUT, very expensive even by New York standards, food was ordinary (the show of making a Caesar salad at table side was great, but the salad was completely ordinary), and service was poor. We had a 7 pm reservation were seated promptly, and waited, and waited...and waited. We simply couldn’t get service, our server disappeared, and despite many attempts to get service, a 90 minute dinner turned into ha 3 hour ordeal. Sad, as Boceana could easily be so much better.

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 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Not for the faint of heart when it comes to price but excellent food and atmosphere. Was very busy the day we are there so we waited on service a bit but overall an excellent experience.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 3 days ago

We are visitors from out of town and went to Oceana for a pre– theater dinner. We dined off the theater menu, which is attractively priced. The service was impeccable. And the food was very good. Our only complaint was the vegetable (rapini) upon which the fish was served. It was so bitter and inedible that all four of us pushed it to the side. Our waitress asked if she could bring a potato side as a substitute. We all declined and said it wasn't necessary. Instead she brought each of us a complimentary glass of sparkling wine with our dessert. We all felt that was a pleasant way to compensate for the rabini and left the restaurant very happy!

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food Excellent service! It was quiet at 5:00 preshow dinner, but by 6:30it was very lively.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was absolutely delicious. The service was top notch! Worth every penny.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We decided to eat in the cafe and glad we did. Management was super accommodating and got us a table during a very busy time. We had the salmon burger and a lobster roll which was the best we had outside of Maine! Restaurant is beautifully decorated for the holidays, sit back enjoyable glass of wine and take it all in. Thank you for a great experience!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

A definite disappointment food was just okay 3 in our party had cod 1 had salmon and 1 gnocchi primavera and it was all just okay. I thought at the price level food would be amazing. Especially disappointed with vegetarian dish of gnocchi which was served with no other vegetables except mushrooms which should have been explained on menu as most primavera is an assortment of vegetables.
Only thing excellent with this restaurant was service.
Everything else was an overpriced let down.

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·Dined 5 days ago

It was well staffed and the knowledge of the food and drink by the staff was outstanding. The staff was wonderful but they were only the dressing to the food which was as good if not better than my wife and I can do at home. This tends to be the meter to which we recommend a restaurant and this one passed with flying colors. Enjoy!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Great menu choices. Excellent service and atmosphere.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Our waiter was very kind and patient

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

We waited 30min just for someone to take our drink order. Everything I ordered they were "out of"...I had to refill my own water glass. Our food took 50min to arrive. With how expensive it all was I would never recommend this restaurant to anyone I know. I would have been more satisfied with Mc Donald's in Times Square or a hot dog from a food cart.

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·Dined 6 days ago

FRIENDLY, WARM STAFF. WE ARRIVED EARLY AND WERE SEATED EARLY ON A FRIDAY EVENING IN EARLY DECEMBER DESPITE A NEARLY FULL HOUSE. FANTASTIC HOSTESS , SERVICE ATTENTIVE WITHOUT OVER ENGAGING. FOOD DELICIOUS AND TIMELY. EXTENSIVE WINE LIST THOUGH FAIRLY PRICEY. OVERALL - WONDERFUL SPOT FOR A NICE EVENING.

Tags: Business Meals, Seasonal, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Although the food was very tasty, the service was not up to my expectation. The restaurant was busy but our waiter was very distracted with other tables and was slow to take our order. The wait for our dinner was too long confirmed by the multiple apologies provided by the waiter. Hopefully, this was a solo event and my next visit will be better.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

The worst food ever and worst management experience. Condescending and rude. Inconsiderate and took 3 x to get a clean lobster roll.....disgusting food...good for young crows happy hr.

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 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a dinner, price fix, for two, steak and lobster, four courses. Spectacular at every course! I would love to try other entrees too, but I don’t know when I will be back. After theater dinner, beyond expectations!

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 7 days ago

Delicious food.
Excellent service

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

Great place!

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined 7 days ago

Awesome experience

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·Dined 7 days ago

Wonderful theater 3 course menu. Outstanding service and delicious food. Highly recommended.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The restaurant was packed to the rafters but that did not prevent the staff from being efficient from the service being excellent and the food was absolutely delicious

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 7, 2017

waited quite awhile for our reservation. food was good but not as great as we were hoping. service was excellent

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Front of the house was extremely accommodating. Meal and service was top notch. Chef’s table experience was outstanding. Highly recommend.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Always good and reliable place to meet.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 6, 2017

You know any restaurant that has Bill Telpan as executive chef is going to be outstanding, and Oceana is. A bit noisy at night, but that's because it's a large venue. The menu is innovative and delicious -- familiar dishes come alive in a new way.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Delightful meal. Food was delicious. The De caf expresso was the worst iver ever had. The dessert was not up to expectations at all. An unfortunate end to an otherwise nice evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Fabulous food & services!

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

The server and the sommelier were really helpful with tu recomendación. High level on the entire meals, I mean, presentation, quantity, quality. I am not live in New York, but if I come back definitely I do it again

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 (Northern MI)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Restuarant, staff, food phenomenal.......however quite surprised they have an open kitchen. Such a nice venue ruined by seeing garbage cans, men in rubber gloves, floor mopping, loud exchanges while trying to enjoy my sea bass.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Delightful atmosphere, wonderful service, great food. Tables are nicely spaced so you don't feel on top of other diners. Noise level low and we we able to enjoy our conversation. Staff seemed relaxed and happy and that contributed to the enjoyable evening. Our group: 2 couples, long term friends. First time to Oceana. We will go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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vip
 (London)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Three of us were in New York, on business and went to this restaurant for dinner.
Excellent food and service. Quite expensive but worth the extra.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2017

This is a wonderful place in Midtown. The seafood was wonderful. I had the Lobster Bolognese, oysters and shrimp app. Everything was fresh and delicious.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Outstanding dining experience! The food was delicious and creative.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Seasonal
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We were in NY for the weekend and visited Oceana for a pre theatre dinner. The price fix menu offered excellent choices and the service was impeccable. The various waiter were highly attentive and the food was well prepared. The meal was served expeditiously but not rushed in order for us to make our show on time. We would openly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Disappointing visit. We selected it on the premise it was a seafood and steakhouse. It isn't. The meat selections are incredibly limited. In terms of the actual experience, the service was incredibly slow. It felt as if no one wanted to pick up our table. (Watching the staff, there were a bunch of huddled conversations but it looked like no one was in charge.) A server was kind enough to shatter an empty wine glass at the table next to us so the shards ended up all over our table. The garden salad had no real discernable taste. The salmon was fair at best but the polenta it sat on was greasy and likewise had no taste. I have dinner out a great deal and I travel to NYC periodically. I am lucky to have great meals there when I visit. I can safely say that this was probably the most disappointing meal I've ever had at a restaurant in NYC. Ever. Skip this place. Unless you're tourist and want to spend a great deal for a mediocre meal. There are a million other place in NYC where you can spend your food dollars wisely.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

High energy bar, great young lady bartender.

Dining room nice, service good, portions very small...value for $$ low.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Attentive service. Efficient. Perfect prelude to theatre date night. Food was exquisitely prepared and delicious. A must return spot for us.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Fun, Business Meals, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

In town fir two nights. My wife enjoyed it so much, she asked to return the second night as well. Happy wife, happy life. Thanks

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

We got engaged!

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great food & Service

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Very good lunch time dining experience. The food was extremely good and they offer some great options for prix fixe. I would definitely recommend it. A larger group might have trouble hearing everyone.

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