Private Dining in our Salmon Room can accommodate groups up to 44 people and Semi-Private Dining can accommodate groups of 8-56 people. Our Main Dining room can host private events for up to 120 people and reception style events for up to 245 people. Buyouts are available and can seat 215 for dinnerView Private Dining Details
A delicious meal before the theater. Food was fabulous and staff was conscious of our time limitations.
We love coming here before plays and for special occasions. Always a lovely time.
The food and service were amazing! We will be back
Solid seafood restaurant. Good menu, pretty space, overly formal but accomodating service if a bit slow. High end, chain, I believe and certainly not value focused but I accept that.
A very disappointing dining experience. After very good salads and a nice, but small, "complimentary" relish tray, our two friends each had entrees which they enjoyed. However, the entrée my wife and I shared, a pasta with lobster was poor - very creamy but with little flavor. When I told the waiter, after we had finished, that I felt the dish didn't measure up, he said that he would tell the chef, but offered no regrets and offered no compensation. We all decided to share desserts, key lime pie and peanut butter pie. They sounded great and the portions were very large. However, again, while very rich and creamy, both were flavorless. It seems that Oceanaire mistakes "buttery" and "creamy" with "flavorful." Overall a mediocre meal at very high end prices.
Excellent fresh seafood prepared perfect with a good wine list to complement it! The staff was knowledgeable and helpful.
Way overpriced for the amount of food given. I ordered medium rare and the 6 oz filet came out medium. The order was filet and shrimp. I received three shrimp (not jumbo) with the filet and maybe 4 forkfuls of chopped asparagus. What I described is valued at $44. I value that as highway robbery.
We celebrated our 34th wedding Anniversary on Saturday evening at Oceanaire. The food was spectacular as was the service. We had a wonderful experience!
Once again, Oceanaire was excellent. We've come to depend on enjoying the fresh seafood, especially the oysters!
Of course, the service was superb!
Way overpriced. Vegetables too much oil
The Oceanaire has consistently wonderful food, which is matched by outstanding service. It has elegance, energy and ambiance, without being too noisy for conversing. If you are going to the Denver Center Arts Complex, it is very convenient.
Attentive service and interesting food preparations
As a regular at The Oceanaire San Diego, I can attest to their consistency in quality food. The Oceanaire Denver is 180 degrees from consistent. My 2nd visit was on Easter Sunday. The restaurant was almost empty so I would expect piping hot, fresh food. Not so much. Cold mashed potatoes and dry, tasteless halibut. Huge disappointment. Will not be returning to the Denver location.
Entertained out of town friends after Hamilton. So convenient to the theatre district. Had reservations and restaurant called the day before to confirm and ask if we had any special requests or needs. Table and server were ready at time of reservation. Waiter was very knowledgeable and patient and expertly answered all our questions. Very responsive to our needs. Food was excellent and well prepared.
Really enjoyed our pre-theatre dinner. Service was great for the most part. We appreciated the staff reserving the exact booth we requested on Open Table! The waiter asked about our evening plans, then delivered timely service to accommodate our theater plans.
Enjoyed the gin and tonic with bitters that the waiter recommended over my usual Tanq and tonic. It took a while though for the bar to hunt down their Johnny Walker Black for my husband, but they finally came through. Not the most well stocked bar, it seems. We plowed through the fresh bread and seasoned butter as we waited. A complimentary ‘fresh’ but not really veggie plate was placed before us. Surprisingly everything on it had an old, musty odor and taste.
The pan-fried John Dory fish entree was excellent as were the crab cakes. Also enjoyed the mashed potato side with truffles.
The location is very convenient for theater goers. Unfortunately their valet was very slow in fetching our car after the theater, even though there were just a few people waiting ahead of us. It was a long 20 minutes as we waited in the cold and wind.
It seems beggars still can’t be choosy in Denver, and it’s not the place to go if you’re seeking perfection. Overall, though, it was a pleasant experience. We will return to try other things on their extensive menu.
Not residents of Denver, but recommended to us by a relative and Denver resident. Extremely professional waitperson. Very good food and large appetizer portions — a pleasant surprise. Great location when going to the Performing Arts venue.
We dined at the Oceanaire on Saturday night prior to going to the theatre. For appetizers we ordered the crab cocktail-this was terrible. It is basically knuckle meat from the crab that we would normally throw way. We also ordered the calamari. I wouldn't order that again. The peppers that were in with the calamari were much better than the squid itself The swordfish and steak we ordered topped with the dynamite topping were both awful-ruined by the sweet sauce on the plate. The creamed corn side dish was the best thing on the table.
Our meal was extremely expensive and not worth it. The service was good. The food was not. We will not be back.
Food is overpriced and service can be improved. Wasn't worth the spend.
My in-laws were treating my husband and I for our 40th birthdays, so we suggested the Oceanaire for dinner. The food was fantastic--who knew you could get such a great variety of delicious fish in a land-locked state like Colorado? But it was a bit pricier than the typical restaurant my husband and I would go to for a regular date night--with appetizers, entrees, dessert and wine we easily spent $100/person. We went on a Friday night, just after 7pm, and almost had the restaurant to ourselves because most tables had cleared out to make their 7:30pm theater start times across the street.
As always, we enjoyed excellent service! We each had the best steaks ever — in a seafood restaurant! Fabulous! Highly recommended!
I'm very happy that Oceaniers is a Laundry restaurant. Our food, wait staff and dinner was very enjoyable. We will be going back.
We tried Oceannaire a few years ago when it first opened and it was ridiculously expensive. We decided to try it again since it is across from the DCPA and we were going to see Hamilton, plus it was good Friday so we needed to eat seafood. What a great decision. My husband had the most delicious and fresh swordfish (a very large portion) simply grilled to perfection with lemon butter and I had the miso/mushroom topped mahi mahi which was one of the best thing I have ever tasted, and it also came with delicious Brussel sprouts. Both dishes were around $35, which for fresh and high quality and unique dishes is very reasonable. We split the chopped salad, again, a very nice sized portion, and each had a glass of wine and the bill came in around $100. The place was NOT packed, so I think they need to work hard to get customers like us back. Next time I will try their oysters. Everyone around us raved at how delicious the ones they ordered were, so we were jealous. Really beautiful atmosphere, excellent sourdough bread and excellent service! Just a fabulous evening since Hamilton was also amazing!
We always enjoy going to Oceanaire! They are so friendly, accommodate special requests, and make you feel very well cared-for. The food, service and ambiance are all very nice! Love it!
Smaller selection on the menu. Ordered dessert. Carmel cake, it came with ice cream. We didn’t eat much so we asked to take it with us. He asked if we wanted the ice cream and we replied no because it would melt all over. So after taking it back to the hotel, we did not end up eating it. 2 days later when we started packing and picking up the room, I was careful with the box so I wouldn’t spill the melted ice cream that was NOT supposed to be put into the box. Well little to my surprise, the ice cream WASNT melted at all just a scoop still on the top of the cake. After 2 days!?? YUCK, what is in the “ice cream”??
Had a great time. Waiter was awesome and the wait staff was very attentive. Dinner was delicious.
service made meal all that more enjoyable. very good find!!!
Very good food and the service was excellent. A good variety of entrees and some unique dishes.
This was our first time at Oceanaire; we will definitely be returning soon. We were looking for a seafood restaurant on a Friday during Lent. We hit the jackpot! The food was just lovely. We all had seafood and everything was cooked to perfection. The two women in the group shared the whole Branzino....definitely enough for two people. The sourdough bread was amazing! The surprise of the night here was the service. From the moment we walked in, to the five minutes we were waiting for our car, everyone we came in contact with was exceptional. That's not an easy thing to find lately in the growing city of Denver. Although we will return for the food, the excellent service is what we will look forward to....knowing that we will be taken care of throughout the evening.
Our server, James, was fantastic, and the food was fabulous.
Went for Lobster extravaganza which was awesome. Added oysters. All excellent.
Amazing dining experience, Great atomosphere, service was above and beyond Definitely coming back
Great atmosphere. Some things we had were delicious and some things were just OK. NICE RAW BAR SELECTION. Good for before the Theater, right across from the Denver Performing Arts Center.
We have been here several times now. It is always good and a great place for seafood right before a show at the arts complex. They have a great poke appetizer that I love. Seafood is always fresh. It's pricey so don't expect a quick bite on the cheap. It is a longer meal so make sure you have an hour to hour and a half to enjoy the experience.
Attentive service, varied menu--not just seafood--top notch preparation
Everything was ala carte. We were even charged $6.50 for the bread they brought out before the meal. Way too expensive for the quality of the food. Good valet service for the theatre though but probably will look somewhere else in the future for pre dinner.
Great experience from start to finish. Our waiter listened to what we were looking for and made recommendations based on that.
Elegant place & Romantic. Service is excellent & courteous. Had special table reserved for anniversary night and special menu. The food was served properly with bread & butter and side dish, followed by soup and appetizers. Then the main course wad prepared exquisitely yo perfection, the steak was cooked perfect yo my request and when I cut through it was like cutting though butter. Portions was generous. Did not make it to dessert. Valet was great especially in downtown area. 👍👍
Mother daughter symphony night.
We ate wonderful meals on this trip. But the food at Oceannaire was over-the-top wonderful. Wow.