Ocean Prime - Washington D.C.
Located in the Colorado Building, Ocean Prime is open nightly for dinner and features four stunning private dining rooms to host your next meeting or celebration.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Chilean Sea Bass
Whipped Potatoes, Champagne Truffle Sauce
Parmesan Risotto, English Peas, Citrus Vinaigrette
Prime Steak Tartare*
Capers, Shallots, Crostini
Our first return visit since COVID. Food & service remain excellent. Kudos to our server, Bryan, for making this visit exceptional.
The great food and customer service!!!
Great food and atmosphere! However the server had many tables and took a little while to bring our items.
The waiter was great, he provided good service. However I did not like how the other two female waitress or cashiers were staring at me and my guest.
Very good time. Amazing service, and fair prices for the 'fanciness' of restaurant. I plan on coming back with friends
Food, service, ambiance was great! Will visit again!!
Owen was phenomenal!!
The food was great. I was a bit concerned at first since they brought it out after 5 minutes and that’s usually not a good sign. However, the lobster and sea bass were veeeeery tasty!
Great Environment. Waiters Very Knowledgable . Superb Food
Our service was amazing! Kyle, our server, was very attentive and ensured that my birthday celebration was memorable. The ambience was semi-quite and very relax. All staff was very polite and pleasant. I will definitely be planning another special event here in the near future.
SERVICE WAS A LITTLE SLOW, DRINKS WERE A LITTLE WEAK.
Another great experience! The Easter Sunday brunch was fantastic. Great service and atmosphere!
Absolutely perfect! You know when you go there it’s going to be great, but this time it was next level. Our server Ajax was awesome, very fast and great advice on drinks.
Our waiter, Will, was awesome. Really helpful and friendly. Food was amazing. Ambience was great!
So, it was just an overall weird experience. The steak wasn’t very good at all - the service was fine-and the overall vibe was odd.
So amazing! Iris was the best server! Food was delicious
especially the twin lobsters, calamari, and bacon creamed spinach!!
It was a pleasurable evening .
Fantastic service and the food was phenomenal as always!
For “upscale” steakhouse the clientele was overall poorly dressed and maintained. Food and service were great!
No complaints. Service was excellent
Had an absolutely excellent meal at Ocean Prime as always, to make it even better our server Owen was an absolute delight. He displayed extensive knowledge of the menu and was more than helpful to answer our questions.
Outstanding service and high quality food!
Ambiance was excellent as well.
My mother and I enjoyed a nice dinner here . The food was tasty and the server was outstanding
The waiter Owen was phenomenal. He gave us great recommendations on food choice. The staff also never missed a beat when it came to needing a refill or clearing the table. I would definitely go there again
Great place to celebrate any occasion and a first date if you are trying to impress your date.
I really wanted to LOVE Ocean Prime. It came highly recommended by a dear friend of mine. We visited on a Sunday evening & it was moderately busy in the restaurant. We were seated immediately (we arrived @ our reservation time) & someone quickly came & asked for our water preference. Shortly thereafter, our server Janelle came to introduce herself. Unfortunately, while she was talking, her attention was directed across the restaurant at something & she did not make eye contact the entire time she was speaking. She did come almost right after we were seated, so she excused herself to give us time to review the menu. When she returned (almost 10 minutes later), she did not offer any suggestions or discuss the specials for the evening. We ordered drinks & appetizers & she left again. At this point it was clear that she was not really engaged/engaging. I asked for a manager & brought this to his attention. He vowed to make it better.
She did return & offer lukewarm service for the rest of the evening, but compared to her counterparts (who I could see serving various other tables), she was mediocre at best.
Additionally, the food left things to be desired:
Drink: Berries & Bubbles -excellent
Appetizer: Calamari - tasty, but overdressed
Soup: French Onion - decent, needs more flavor
Entrees: Scallops - Excellent;
Ribeye steak - cooked to right temperature, but not well marbled so it was tough. Also could have been seasoned better;
Sides: Jalapeno Gratin - good, tasty
Desserts: Chocolate Cake - good;
Creme Brulee: Decent, needed more flavor, perhaps could have used vanilla beans; Was served in the wrong vessel, should have been in a ramekin.
Overall, I'm really disappointed in the experience we. had at Ocean Prime. As I mentioned to the manager, most times people visit a restaurant more for an experience. I cook well at home so this is definitely the case for me & this experience did not live up to my expectations or the bar set my my friend who recommended it.
The serve, waiter, and food was absolutely fantastic. It was worth the amount of money we spent. I will definitely go back and suggest Ocean Prime.
It was so beautiful inside and the staff was so friendly. The food was delicious. Will def be back
What an absolutely amazing experience! The service and food were off the charts. We were celebrating my husband's 50th and daughter's 21st and they made it so special. Owen and Brian were the absolute best waiters we've ever had period. Owen explained each item so thoroughly. He was just lovely and made our night so special. Thank you!!!
Very nice scenery and the staff are amazing and very helpful. Explained all the details of thing on the menus
Celebrated my birthday dinner at Ocean Prime. The service was great. Food and drinks were yummy.
Food was not good!
10 out of 10, Dined with my wife for her Birthday. Service was excellent, staff worked as a team and the food was amazing. I don't typically do surveys but this restaurant definitely deserved 5 stars.
Service was amazing! Food was just as amazing! 10/10 recommmend.
Chilean Sea Bass was prepared perfectly. My Berries & Bubble cocktail is always made perfectly delicious. Very attentive service from everyone. Love the decor and atmosphere.
Ocean Prime is one of my favorites places to dine for special occasions. Last year I had my birthday dinner at this location and decided to do the same this year. I had a 4pm reservation and upon arrival I was the only one in the restaurant followed by 2 other parties. The spacing and minimal guests made me feel very safe.
The service was excellent per usual as my server went above and beyond to pull up my order from March 2020 after I mentioned I couldn’t remember the delicious drink I had that was not on the drink menu. Overall it was a wonderful experience as expected and I plan to return in the future.
Best Salmon and Lobster we ever had!! Also blown away by the service.
Experience was stellar. Janelle was a great server, very friendly but professional. Ambience was elegant, noise level was pleasantly low while still giving off a welcoming vibe. Food was delicious as I expected: scallops were plush and plump, very nice; lobster tail was equally enjoyable; filet mignon was well cooked and they cut it for me so I could share with my dining partner. My only let down was that they did not have the wine that I had picked out, but I opted for another great bottle and it did not affect the overall dining experience.
Our server Emanuel was excellent. His knowledge of the menu and specials made it easy for us. We had been to the location in Colorado but never in DC. We had a great time and we will definitely be back!
Ocean Prime - Washington D.C. offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 393-0313.
Ocean Prime - Washington D.C. is rated 4.8 stars by 2219 OpenTable diners.
Ocean Prime - Washington D.C. does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://www.oceanprimegiftcards.com/.
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.