Ocean Club Restaurant

4.4
264 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Kindly note that we will be handling reservations for OUTSIDE SEATING at the restaurant directly. Please reach out to us at (850) 267-3666. Outside seating is very limited and we are not able to accommodate every request, however we always strive to seat our customers outside whenever possible. We look forward to serving you!

Elegant eatery in a woodsy setting featuring haute steaks, seafood, and pasta plus live entertainment. Please call the restaurant at 850-267-3666 for parties over 4 people. Any party over 4 people will be required to leave a credit card on file due to no-show reservations.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 264 people are saying
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80% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RussellW
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was fantastic. 5 stars.

Ocean Club Restaurant
Responded a day ago

Thanks so much Russell! We enjoyed your visit and appreciate the great review!

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Fitmama
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience4

The outside garden was beautiful to view is the best part of the restaurant. We were looking forward to some wonderful fish. Instead we got over done, dried grouper that was swimming in butter with little taste. Server was nice but got very inattentive. We told the hostess it was my daughters birthday and mentioned it in the reservation and it was not acknowledged. It's a very high priced for poor quality.

Ocean Club Restaurant
Responded a day ago

Thanks so much, Fitmama for your review. I am hoping that you alerted your server to the issue and gave us the opportunity to correct it? We are sorry that you did not have a wonderful experience because that is always our goal. Please feel free to message me at 850-240-2039 for further details. I would like the opportunity to gather more information and alert our staff and earn your business back. Thank you!

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CarolH
Tallahassee
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service. Would highly recommend this restaurant

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always great food and service! been going there for years

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scottwilbourn
Louisville
5 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. All food was delicious

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food , service . Love going to ocean club always an excellent experience!!

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SouthernLady
Memphis/West TN
9 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

I chose the Ocean Club as the place to celebrate a dear friend’s birthday. Having been there many times in the last decade, I remembered how good it was and wanted to pass that along. Every year I travel to the area during June with three life long friends. While there we celebrate our friend Maddie’s birthday. The food was not up to the standard that I remember. Maddie wanted a pina colada and was told they were not making frozen drinks. For her birthday dessert she had the choice of cheesecake or key lime pie. She chose the cheesecake and instead was given key lime pie because they were out of cheesecake. We were there for the early dinner seating so how could they be out?? We were also following the appropriate dress code and were surprised to see people come in in tank tops and ball caps. The only thing that was really good about our experience was our waiter. He was friendly and attentive. Otherwise, the whole experience would have been forgettable. I hope that should we choose to return our experience will be better.

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SoWalTeresa
Tallahassee
56 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We love the Ocean Club. Ordered the grouper and it was excellent! Service was fantastic- their wait staff is very experienced and they know their customers. The Ocean Club interior, however, is due for an update.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Service was terrible!!

Music and valet top notch

Food average

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Last dinner of a girls trip, good time by all.

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vipMichaelS
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I took the family here for our first night of vacation. Very good food. Like many restaurants at the moment, they seemed a bit short staffed and it took quite a while to get our food, but when it came it was very good.

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peter
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience3

Good ok. Service slow, waiter tried to seem attentive but didn’t really listen, food was slow and the waiter said they wanted to make sure it was all hot, then the food was just warm. It took 16 minutes to get the Bill!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience3

Our waiter was very, very nice but untrained (for example, he poured the requisite wine taste when we ordered a bottle but then just sat the bottle on the table for us to pour our own drinks - I’m certain the young man didn’t know that it’s expected that he then pour the drinks after the wine has been approved) .

The restaurant vibe is high-end but the details aren’t there. The food was just okay. The calamari was chewy and we sent it back but our fish entrees were surprisingly good. The sides of rice and green beans weren’t worth eating.

I think this restaurant could be great with better trained staff, more attention to cleanliness, and a revamped menu.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

37th anniversary

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vipJayO
Tulsa
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

The ambiance was great. They brought our appetizers long before our drinks. The calamari was fried in very old oil and was fowl! It was a huge disappointment.

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kwilson1022
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Living in a tourist town, I love anywhere that takes reservations but the food and service were exceptional

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OpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Very good food great service I haven’t been here in a few years but will be back only issue was limited menu and they were out of some dishes.

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AshleyN
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

We had dinner at Ocean's Wednesday and Friday. It is the place to be Wednesday night. FUN!
Band was fantastic Wednesday. Their song choices were perfect.
Band (single guy) Friday night was very enjoyable. Mostly slow dancing for couples until later into the evening. Then dancing for all.
I ate the same dish both nights, chicken picatta. Tasted great both nights but was sick for 3 + house Friday night - until it was completely out of my system. Very unpleasant. Also had a reaction to MSG Friday night? Didn't have either issue Wednesday night.

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vipWadeS
Tallahassee
33 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Service was a little spotty as we were seated about 5-10 minutes before a waiter came by. A couple of people in our party had gumbo and it was not good at all. My fish entree was very good. Expect more based on the prices and reputation of this restaurant.

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MikeM
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Made reservation on a Tuesday night at 6:30. We arrived and were promptly seated. Restaurant appeared to be 60-75% busy. At 6:45 waiter brought water and we ordered, including a bottle of wine. Then nothing happened. At 7:15 I got up and told waiter we'd been here 45 minutes and haven't seen our wine nor bread. I said please deliver the wine ASAP. The table near us, which arrived earlier, still hadn't seen their food either. At 7:30 we walked out. In one hour, we only got one glass of water. Life's too short for terrible service.

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LisaP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great restaurant. We really enjoyed our dinner. Service was very good b

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vipPhylisH
Memphis/West TN
26 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ocean Club never disappoints! Always so delicious!

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LeneaR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

This was the worst service I have had in a long time. Spending 300 for dinner and got ignored the whole time..the manager isn't any help either..do not recommend

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vipMichaelR
St. Louis
30 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Soooooo. Where else can you dine and listen to a great band.... which is right in the middle of the restaurant.... and dancing too.... we started with a dozen oysters and champagne.... yummy.. wine prices very reasonable ... had a classic wedge salad with a verdiccio... finished with veal piccata ..... all the food was fine ... a bit old school... along with the crowd.... just saying... any way go for apps and drinks along with dancing.... fun place! Oh yeah the beautiful slender hostess... (description for identifying purposes only)...was by far the best I’ve encountered in a very long time ... she new what was happening in that restaurant at all times.... wish i could hire her myself... give her a raise...

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jahitch
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful time! Food was delicious and enjoyed the live music.

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BillandDeb
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Excellent food. Very attentive server. Enjoyed choice of live entertainment.

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vipleafer
Washington DC
64 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed our evening. Michael was a wonderful server.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience5

The owner was very rude to my friend and told us to leave after a $600 bill. Never in my life experienced something like this. Still in shock!

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JenniferC
Indiana
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience4

Interesting, extremely old-school restaurant! We came by the recommendation of someone we chatted with randomly on another night of our vacation. The clientele is definitely older, and the dated dishes reflect that. Decent, but bland and overpriced. They serve the exact same frozen dinner rolls that were served in the retirement home dining room I used to work at. :) I'm not saying don't go, just don't have high expectations for food that is going to rock your world! It's a pretty location and fun people watching -- totally stepping back in time.

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SandraL
Indiana
7 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and great service. Early bird before 6:00 is quite the deal.

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DonL
San Diego
8 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and the service was excellent.

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RoyD
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The Ocean Club never disappoints. Whether you want steak or seafood they have the best you can offer. And their drink selections are top notch!

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Lynda
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Food was fair. Not as good as it used to be there. Probably won’t go back. Staff was friendly and accommodating. We were first seated in noisy area and they moved us to a quieter area.

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vipsteveb
Birmingham
14 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

always popular, great food at a reasonable price,

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LizD
Orlando
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The drinks, calamari and dessert were fabulous; the main course was abundant but without much flavor. We didn’t plan on getting the Early Bird Specials, which made the meal very reasonable; but the veal and chicken, although in large quantity, seemed to be made for someone who wasn’t looking for very exciting food.

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karlw
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great service and excellent food for the early menu.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Memphis/West TN
10 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience3

Food was all cold. One of us ordered a bone in steak and it came out with no bone. Someone did come over and gave a discount for it. Would never eat here again. Could not believe how cold all the food was including the lobster.

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vipJohnS
Caribbean
14 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food and atmosphere are great. We enjoyed the live music. The servers appear to be short staffed. We waited until our steak was cold waiting on a glass of wine that never came as our server attended to “regulars” continually. Management did take some off the bill, but it made an otherwise good experience into a poor one. I would try it once more hoping this was an isolated experience.

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vipJIMBO
San Francisco
166 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Top of the list for outstanding atmosphere, with great service and wonderful food . Local favorite!

FAQs

Ocean Club Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (850) 267-3666.

Ocean Club Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 264 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.