About Oceanaire Seafood Room - Baltimore


The Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a cocktail in the lounge, take a seat at our grand oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, including steak-cut Alaskan halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole or bluefin tuna. Our knowledgeable staff will delight you with exceptional service — guiding you through the wide variety of items on our menu and helping you select the perfect wine to complement your meal. The world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.

801 Aliceanna Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Friday - Saturday: 5:00PM -11:00PM

Cross Street:
President Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(443) 872-0000

Website:
http://www.theoceanaire.com/

Executive Chef:
Brandon Adler

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

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Private Dining

Private Dining is available in two separate rooms, both are available for up to 24 people. Also, the Captain's Table is available for up to 10 people. Semi-Private Dining is available in the Amberjack Cocktail Lounge and holds up to 40 people.

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Baltimore Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
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4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (49)
Special Occasion (48)
Good for Anniversaries (36)
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Good for Birthdays (34)
Romantic (29)
Business Meals (26)
Good for Groups (23)
Worth the Drive (21)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Notable Wine List (18)
Cozy (15)
Local Ingredients (15)
Casual (14)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Authentic (12)
Happy Hour (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Healthy (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Late-night Find (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Fun (6)
Scenic View (5)
Waterfront (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Seasonal (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Live Sports (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Richmond)·Dined 2 days ago

We had the Swordfish and the Rockfish dishes. Both were simply grilled and they were so good. The fish was so fresh and the grilling was perfect. The service was excellent (Jeanette our server was awesome). To finish, we had a Baked Alaska, and it was very good. We will definitely visit again when we are back in town.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Too stuffy of an atmosphere. The host was rude, the food so-so. I will say the escargot and the grilled oyster rock were delicious. The entrees were bland. Not worth the price.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Went for my girlfriends birthday. Everything was amazing and the waiter was the best.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

A great dining experience. Food and service were excellent. Our server, Samantha was outstanding in terms of her knowledge and helpfulness. Extensive menu. All positives from the moment we opened the door to the moment we departed. Great drinks at the bar and entire staff was warm and friendly.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

This is my fourth time at Oceanaire and it is still my favorite restaurant near the inner harbor. Unfortunately i had to send back my Salmon as it was under cooked, however when the waiter returned with my filet is cooked to my liking the second time.

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·Dined on November 15, 2017

It was amazing from start to finish! I would definitely come back 😊

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We went to celebrate my wife's birthday (which has been a tradition at Oceanaire for couple years now). I can definitely say this was the best time we have been. The server was amazing and he gave my kids an extra cookie in the cookies and milk dessert (so there would be four instead of 3 and they could have two each). The Kale/sprout salad was amazing. I got the grouper with miso glaze and it was so delicious.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

I selected this restaurant for my new boyfriend to meet my parents. Everyone was very happy with the service and the food. We had a great dinner together.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Came to celebrate a great friend’s 30th birthday and man it was worth it! The reviews here definitely did not disappoint. On Friday night, the place was pretty empty which meant no wait to be seated or to have our waiter greet us and tell us about the menu. They print their menus everyday with the updated chef’s specialties and they even printed two menus that said Happy 30th Birthday at top as souvenirs to take home. Awesome food, awesome service and valet was great. I will definitely be coming back to grab a bite to eat or even to get a few drinks with some friends.

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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Pros: really great service from Jeannie. Could not have been better. Nice atmosphere and beautiful furnishings. Cons: the drinks and food were prettily presented but all mediocre with the sole exception of mashed potatoes with truffle oil, which were very good. Overall, things were a bit bland and considering the steep price, this is even more disappointing. Won’t return.

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The service was amazing. Staff was extremely patient and helpful. Looking forward to visiting this location again.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was great. Service was great. All around great time for my sons 16th birthday. It was pricey, but perfect for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Fantastic food, wine and service. Seafood flown in daily; great menu selection.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Calamari was awesome! Crab cakes were great! Great place to celebrate an anniversary or birthday.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

our waiter was excellent............. he made my wife's birthday such a special night.

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Ginette was our waitress and she was lovely! She was very informative and friendly! She was very attentive and helpful in our choices! Fantastic experience! Thank You!

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great service from Alex. Very nice restaurant. Great food. We did the 2 for $60 meal. Great.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Scenic View, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Casual
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Our server was excellent as were our salads and desserts. Unfortunately, our salmon entrees were slightly undercooked and not quite up the usual standards at Oceanaire.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The Oceanaire really exceeded my expectations. The staff was so nice and attentive to me and my guest. I was celebrating my birthday and they customize my menus saying Happy Birthday and also surprise me with a delicious desert. And the food was superior!!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Our server Jeanette, was so helpful with menu selections. Truly a great meal during our Baltimore stay.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 26, 2017

It was ok. Swordfish was undercooked. Had to send back. Banana chocolate chip bread pudding had bananas that weren’t ripe....hard. Disappointing for a higher end establishment.

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·Dined on October 26, 2017

I enjoyed the black bass with lemon butter sauce. My friend had the seafood salad and the forgot the shrimp but server brought it right away. He was excellent by the way.

Later she complained that the good didn't agree with her.

I would go back.

Tags: Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Great location and very eclectic and diverse menu including wine. Hard to order seafood on a Monday night where it was probably delivered over the weekend and not today. Farmed King salmon was outstanding and best ever. Halibut was not flaky and a bit dry and at that price you want it to be perfect. Don't like the practice of ordering wine by the glass and pouring it from a pre-measured carafe. When ordering an expensive glass and asking to see it poured from bottle to see the label they still brought a pre-poured carafe and an unopened bottle to show label. Pressing further wouldn't open the bottle. Not sure what I got.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

It was great place the food was awesome. An the service was excellent. I would recommend this place for special occasions.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

The prices were way to high, and when the wrong order was put in for me it took 45 min to be served, the rest of my party was done eating.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 17, 2017

The fresh fish selection is fantastic. Service is top notch. Only quibble, they could offer more diversified beer selection on draft. That is the new world for increasing number of beer connoisseurs.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The experience was amazing from start to finish the waiter Winston was very attentive. He made sure we had everything we needed. He allowed us to wine taste before purchasing and even when we find something less enjoyable he offered alternatives. The food was great but the service was even better and I had a party of 14.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 14, 2017

First time here and I was VERY impressed. The service was outstanding and the food was delicious. It’s in a tourist area so the dress code is not strict but a great place to dress up for a date. Spoke with our server Stephanie (who was amazing) and she said people come in shorts or jeans and it’s acceptable.
They have their own take on oysters Rockefeller and it was the BEST I’ve ever had. I absolutely recommend this place!

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Amazing meal!!! Great service!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great food, great drinks, great atmosphere ...did I mention great food? Everything was absolutely delicious. Hannah, our server was the best!! I highly recommend.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Disabled Access
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Great meal! Tried all the oysters and the special Oceanaire salts were amazing. Halibut and lobster were delicious. David was absolutely fantastic server. Super knowledgeable and personable. Elliott was also great!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had an amazing time at Oceanaire. We were promptly seated with immediate greetings by our waiter, Bristain ("Christain with a B"). He explained the menu well and recommended great dishes. He recommended an amazing sweet red wine that I loved. We started with crab cakes and crab cocktail which were both amazing! For our main course, we had the shrimp scampi and seafood salad with various sides, all of which were flavorful and filling. Desert was topped off with pumpkin ice-cream and amazing fire display for the icing. Overall, great restaurant; great food, great service; great time!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Every thing was exceptional. The only thing, I recommend is that a couple share the side items. The size of the portions are such that, you will want to share.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food and service were good. I just felt it was really overpriced.

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

We went to oceanaire to celebrate our engagement and were not disappointed. The seafood is amazing and we would definitely go back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Service was outstanding. Very attentive . Crab cakes, steak and lobster tails all tender. . The macaroon martini was great.
The key lime pie for 2 was very good

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 4, 2017

This was a terrible experiences; will never eat never again

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food over priced and the taste not worth the money. My salmon had so much maple syrup glaze it was like eating pancakes on a Sunday morning. Salmon was thin and the tail end of the fish. Rudely interrupted by another customer while ordering which made the server off. One group next to me had a lady talking on her cell phone the whole time and she was very loud. When we ordered the mashed potatoes the server said 'They aren't good, you should order something else'
Waited 15 minutes to get the bill after we asked for it. The server never checked to see if our food was correct and good. Very disappointing anniversary night with my husband. It was one of our first date spots and won't ever go back.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 30, 2017

In Baltimore for the weekend and looking for a place for nice dinner. We found it here. Beautiful surroundings and great food. Felt service was a little forced; at every turn an upgrade was proposed. Felt like they were trying to nickel and dine us. Had a great tine in spite of it

Tags: Good for Groups, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails
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