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Oceanaire Seafood Room - DC

4.6
4771 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm Reservations Recommended
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(202) 347-2277
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What 4771 People Are Saying
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4.6
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vipcoco99 (Philadelphia)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

service and ambiance were great. food was wonderful -- had the crab cake, chopped salad, and parmesan truffle fries. a bit pricey. definitely recommend if you're looking for that kind of experience.

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vipRon0901 (Raleigh)
5.0
Dined 4 days ago

Eight of us went to the Oceanaire Seafood Room for an after conference dinner. The waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. The noise level was not bad, though it was difficult to have a conversation with someone across the table. The food was excellent.

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Donna (Richmond)
2.0
Dined 6 days ago

My husband and I were disappointed with our visit to Oceanaire. It was our anniversary, and we had hoped for a better experience! Our waiter was not at all attentive, and when he did appear at our table, he talked incessantly. The food was good, however, I ordered the Dover sole, which I have had numerous times at other exclusive restaurants. At Oceanaire, the price was ridiculously high, especially for the amount of fish that the waiter removed in the deboning process: essentially, the entire middle of the fish was removed because it was "raw": unheard of!

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
4.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

I think service was just off that night. Our server was friendly but repeatedly forgot to bring the wine that was included in my wine flight. Also our check was wrong. We were double charged for a steak that we had to send back. I also felt like there was a miscommunication on what we ordered and it was deliberate. We ordered the king crab legs and I thought we were coming off of the appetizer menu. Instead he recommended one off of the entre menu which was twice the price. While it was delicious it was an unexpected charge. When we receive the check he said “was there a miscommunication?” My steak was the wrong temperature. When we sent it back no one offered to give us fresh sides so that our meal would be the same temperature when it was finally ready. Also the table behind us was very loud. I’ve been here before and enjoyed the experience.

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vipGina (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on January 14, 2018

We were enjoying DC. Excellent food and wait staff.

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Nancy (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

Delicious food, excellent service. Door left open so it was cold in the restaurant. Expensive but worthwhile.

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vipLindaM (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

We had a superb experience, celebrating a birthday with good friends. Our server, “V,” was among the very best we have ever had. She was attentive, helpful, experienced, and provided all the extras one would expect from a top restaurant. The food was fresh and beautifully prepared and presented. We will definitely return to see if a second visit is as satisfying as the first.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

This was a date night for my wife and I and I must say we thoroughly enjoyed our experience there. Michael was our waiter and he was phenomenal. His food and wine pairings were on point. The food was excellent. This will be one of our go to restaurants on future dates.

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vipAJnDC (New York Area)
5.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

The food was fantastic. Our server Mike was the best. I recommend the hash browns ala Oceanaire, crab cake and baked Alaska.

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Kelley (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 12, 2018

Fabulous! I went here while pregnant with my husband prior to a show at the Warner Theater. Service was quick and the food superb. We’re going again!

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm Reservations Recommended
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(202) 347-2277
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Parking details
Valet is available nightly starting at 5:00pm.
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Public transit
Metro Center - 12th & F Street exit
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Executive chef
Joseph Pastore
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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