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About Oceana

Under the guidance of the Livanos family and 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

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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First Seating three course $65.00 price fix 5:00-6:00 pm. Second seating 6:15-10 pm, $95.00 Four Course menu. Wine Pairing available, Raw Bar is available. No a la carte offerings on Valentine's Day.

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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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4.5

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (86)
Special Occasion (83)
Good for a Date (63)
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Business Meals (58)
Good for Anniversaries (53)
Fit for Foodies (50)
Creative Cuisine (45)
Notable Wine List (40)
Romantic (39)
Quiet Conversation (38)
Good for Birthdays (37)
Vibrant Bar Scene (29)
Great for Lunch (25)
Good for Groups (23)
Bar Seating (22)
Fun (18)
Authentic (17)
Hot Spot (15)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Casual (12)
Tasting Menu (12)
Cozy (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Healthy (10)
People Watching (10)
Seasonal (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Happy Hour (8)
Great for Brunch (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Kid-friendly (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Quick Bite (2)
Tapas (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

We went to Oceana before our broadway musical. The food was wonderful and the service was very good. We would go back.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Delicious food. Great service. Especially for pre-theater

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·Dined 4 days ago

Service was so slow (at 5:30 PM?) that the floor manager offered free after dinner drinks and dessert.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food and ambiance- servings were larger than anticipated for Price fixed aprés theater dinner.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Very good food and service. A bit pricey, but given the midtown neighborhood and size of venue, acceptable. Overall, highly recommend. Will be back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2018

With Bill Telepan, as lead chef, Oceana now consistently serves excellent food. The presentation is excellent. He really is a turnaround specialist. An excellent business lunch with generous portions.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 2, 2018

My swordfish was over cooked and chewy.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Food and service was excellent. It was very chilly day and restaurant was a bit empty.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We arrived at a perfect time --- 6:30 pm for our scheduled reservation. It wasn't crowded or busy that's way we were puzzled why it took the waitress to attend to us in a timely manner. Sometime later, our assigned waitress informed us that she was being let go for the evening and another waiter would be assigned. But, still No one came to visit our table to see if all was good with our meal or drinks. Other than this, Oceana is a beautiful decorated restaurant including the bar and bathrooms. My entree was the Black Sea Bass with caviar ... DELISH! My date had the Grouper; it was good but not great. I will strongly consider revisiting Oceana again sometime in the future. We went when it was only 7 degrees outside....it was freezing outside and what a relief to feel a good amount of heat in Oceana.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Outstanding meal. The cold platters of seafood are absolutely divine!!!! Being from the Caribbean I am picky about fresh seafood. It was the best meal in New York by far. Great wine, festive atmosphere. I will make this my go to New York Resturant from here on out !!! Five stars!!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great place to eat seafood, the food was really good and the place is nice.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great dinning experience!!!

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Nice place, Nina was a cute and very pleasant waitress but the food didn't live up to our expectations and the prices are ridiculous. Not going back and not recommending.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were seated by the passageway of the kitchen, that killed an otherwise good experience.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food

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 (Memphis)·Dined on December 30, 2017

We would follow Bill Telepan anywhere. His food is always superb and he's a great human being as well as a great chef. The best of his staff at Telepan have gone with him to Oceana and they and their new colleagues ensure the service is friendly and professional. We were there for a late dinner after the Radio City show. Oceana is by far the best choice in the neighborhood as well as a great choice in the City for an excellent dining experience.

Tags: Fun, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Disabled Access
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Been here a couple times. Usually quite good but we went on a Friday before the holidays and it was quiet. Menu wound up being limited and service was lackluster. Food was good as usual. Just avoid pre-holiday or low times. Just not up to usual.

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

It must have been an off night I hope. Esp since we loved Telapan's own restaurant but:
The pasta w scungili was cold and tasteless . We were told that only 2 mackerel dishes remained before they switch to monk fish. We prefer monk fish but were told that the mackerel had to go first and the switch not possible. The deconstructed apple pie was too glutinous .
Thank goodness the lobster bolognese was as good as it was at Telapan.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Everything about our dining experience was outstanding. The service, the food, all were first class. Freshest ingredients, true fine dining service. Would definitely return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The food and service were
Outstanding. Although I didn’t receive the swordfish that I had ordered I kept the halibut that was brought out to me. I couldn’t have been happier with my dish. It was cooked to perfection and the flavors of the fish and exotic mushrooms with sautéed spinach with garlic was pure heaven. I cannot wait to visit this restaurant again!

Tags: Worth the Drive, People Watching, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

I had a late lunch here with my husband recently. I had the price fix lunch with a cider, he had a burger with fries and a beer. The best tasting part of the lunch was the French fries and the salad, which really shouldn't be the case. Within several hours he felt very sick to his stomach, so much so that he had to skip dinner that night. Something was wrong with some component of his meal. Disappointing, because it's an impressive restaurant otherwise. However, the MOST important part of any restaurant is its food.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Expensive, but terrific service without being intrusive, very good seafood, excellent wine list.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Noche de Navidad!!

Todo muy muy rico!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The staff are amazing. This place should really have a Michelin star.
Even though I was on my own. All the staff made me very welcome.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had a party of 18 and they indicated they would have to seat us seperately. However, it was not busy at all and we certainly could have all sat together. We had a party of 6 and 12 across the restaurant from one another. The overall experience was very nice. It is a bit more expensive than other similar places, but overall, excellent experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We had a very fine pre-Christmas dinner at Oceana. In fact, we agreed that this meal was the best during our five-day stay in New York. Server was friendly and helpful; did not take himself overly seriously but was serious about the food and wine.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Exceptional service, food was amazing and wait staff were very friendly, and most helpful.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Bill Telepan never disappoints. An amazing meal. What a treat! And the $49 prize fixe menu was fabulous and a great deal. If you ever need a restaurant for a special occasion, you can’t go wrong here!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Food was not exceptional- I ordered an appetizer and main course. Halibut was good but didn't taste like anything out of the ordinary given the reputation of the chef and the prices. Service felt a bit snobbish. Overall don't think I would go back in a hurry.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Really fantastic dining experience. The food was superb and they even brought our complimentary desserts for my boyfriend’s birthday. Would definitely recommend. The place is also really beautiful inside with gorgeous decor!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Dinner was superb. We arrived around 6 pm and it was very noisy. Thankfully, it was quieter as the evening went on. We will make a reservation after 8 pm the next time!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Excellent service and excellent food!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2017

I was celebrating my birthday with my husband and was very happy with food and service. We are early diners but did not do pre-theater so thankfully they did not rush us. I decided to do two appetizers so I could sample different dishes and also not over-eat. I got the chef’s signature appetizer, the smoked trout, which was absolutely delicious! It was followed by the squash tortelloni and that too was wonderful. My husband began with the mixed green salad -very fresh in a sprightly lemon dressing. He then had the grouper special fish entree and it was done superbly. The finale was the chef’s signature celebration cake, an amazing melt-in-your-mouth profiterole-style pastry with chocolate and cream-hard to describe but delicious. My husband had the warm apple cake and it was lovely. Service was attentive but not hovering. Ambiance good - spacious setting in dining room and very lively at bar. Wines pricey but that’s NYC! We will be back!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Holiday Vacation

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vip
 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 17, 2017

A great restaurant. Sea food is the speciality and they do it right. Fresh and prepared perfectly. Also, a super wine list. We will go back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Excellent food and service!!
A must in New York!! Very attentive staff willing to accommodate diners
Loved it

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great food, very friendly service, perfect location for before/after theatre dining.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Everything was excellent food presentation and service .

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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great food and service. Nothing more to say.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Amazing meal! I had been to Oceana once before, years ago, simply for drinks and oysters served at the bar. The dining experience was superb. For starters, we took the recommendation of the sommelier for our wine selection, and it was absolutely wonderful. At the suggestion of our waiter, I tried the Ahi Tune appetizer, and it was unlike any I'd ever had. Everything we ordered (Halibut, Scallops, Lobster, Oysters) was first rate. Waiter, sommelier and servers were all very professions and very prompt. The entire evening was most enjoyable.

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