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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.
New York, NY 10020
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.
Between 6th and 7th
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Extensive off-site catering menu available, please view our website.
Please contact Stephanie Isaacs @ 212-759-5989 or
Public transit stops;
B,D,D,V: 47th-50th/Rockefeller Center;
N,R,W: 49th Street
1: 50th Street
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
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
I wanted to take my visiting cousin somewhere special on his first night in New York. I love Chef Bill Telepan’s food, so that was the draw. Our dinner was fantastic, so tender and fresh, and such interesting combinations of tastes. Our server was efficient and extremely pleasant. We had a wonderful time.
Food and drink were good. What was strange is that we had 4 different waiters as our 7:30pm reservation overlapped the waiters shift change. For an expensive restaurant, I would have expected to keep the same waiter throughout to ensure high quality continuous service - I felt it cheapened the overall experience. For that, I will withhold a star.
February 10, 2018. Birthday Dinner
This was our first time dining at Oceana. Our experience exceeded expectations with appetizers, amazing entrees,
and a delightful dessert. Our service staff was professional, friendly and subtle. We enjoyed a relaxing dinner, with personal service attention and never feeling rushed.
We are looking forward to returning to Oceana in the near future.
Fantastic food and service! My husband and I came here for a combination birthday and anniversary dinner. They were very attentive and made sure my dinner was safe given my gluten issues and shellfish allergy. The food was incredible too. I highly recommend.
Oceana is one of my favorites. Great seafood, with plenty of choices. I think they recently expanded the list of appetizers or starters. Very friendly, attentive service in an elegant, not overstated, stuffy venue.
Went before a show on Saturday night and had no problem timewise.
Pedro is a gem.
We were there for dinner before seeing a play, the atmosphere was relaxing and comfortable. All the seafood dishes, from appetizer to dinner, were outstanding! I would recommend Oceana to anyone wanting the freshest seafood, cozy seating, reasonable prices and a wait staff who exceeded every expectation we had.
our plans changed, with two of the four of us not being able to stay for long, just 30 min each...so we switched to bar seating The food was great, seafood mostly, of course, and really nice preparations and presentation. We had 7 appetizers between us, and 4 different entrées and they were all very good.
we will be going back to sit in the main dining room which looked lovely
It has become a tradition that we go to Oceana when we are in NYC. Great food and fantastic service,! Tried the fois gras and lobster first course! Oh my God its amazing! A bit pricey for a first course but I cant wait to get it again! Second time eating here when there was a change of shift in waiters. I dont like that at all but we did continue to get good service.
I really like the black truffle sea scallops. Its one of the best scallop I have ever had. The scallop is big and cooked just right. The sauce is creamy but not oily at all. The cocktail sauce for raw dish is interesting with a hint of wasabi. Other dishes are quite plain. I don't recommend the baked oysters or the swordfish. Their desserts need to be better presented.
For the ambience, I think they have way too many tables than necessary, and the decoration needs to be more delicate. It doesn't match the restaurant.
We had a lovely pre theater dinner. Service was fast and thorough. The pre-theater menu ($49) was very reasonable. I had mixed green salad, grouper (I had actually ordered the swordfish. The wrong meal was served but after one bite of the grouper, I decided to keep it) and the sorbet trio for dessert. The pastas were excellent, especially the lobster Bolognese and the egg pasta with jonah crab. Don't miss the chocolate bar dessert!
Wonderful ambience. Couldn't ask for more attentive service without being annoying. Porgy was yummy. My scallops very rich. Ala carte menu had only 2 veggie options. Did have a salad - very large - we shared. Romaine was not torn. Had one "chunk" of heart still connected to core.
The 3 course pre-theater menu offers a nice selection of menu choices. The monkfish, a special of the day, was delicious and a request to make a substitution for the side dish was readily accommodated. Service was welcoming and attentive but not intrusive. Overall, it was a delightful experience.
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