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About Oceanaire Seafood Room - Denver

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.

1400 Arapahoe Street
Denver, CO 80202
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,

Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
14th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(303) 991-2277

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

Entertainment:
We have three 50" flatscreen TV's in the bar area.

Parking Details:
Valet Parking will be open nightly for your theatre or symphony times as well. After dinner, leave your car, and simply pick up after your show.

Executive Chef:
Jodie Valenzuela

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The Oceanaire has one private room and two semi-private rooms available for you parties or meetings. Contact our Sales and Events Coordinator for further details.

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Private Dining

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 dinner

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Denver Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.3

value

3.7

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (69)
Pre/post Theatre (66)
Good for a Date (62)
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Good for Anniversaries (57)
Romantic (55)
Good for Birthdays (41)
Fit for Foodies (39)
Creative Cuisine (35)
Notable Wine List (34)
Quiet Conversation (26)
Business Meals (25)
Worth the Drive (21)
Handcrafted Cocktails (20)
Bar Seating (16)
Good for Groups (15)
Authentic (12)
Fun (12)
Healthy (12)
Hot Spot (11)
Happy Hour (10)
People Watching (9)
Casual (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Seasonal (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Cozy (6)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Great for Lunch (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Spicy (3)
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·Dined 19 hours ago

Romantic Valentines dinner - was lovely. Food was excellent and service impeccable. Prices are on the high end, so be aware. Attire is casual to dressy so they are flexible.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great service and good food. I took my wife for San Valentine’s Day. Perfect choice.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Waiter Zach was great and paired our appetizer and entrees with the perfect glasses of wine. We had a bit of trouble receiving one of our sides but Zach was apologetic and comped it for us when it finally arrived (while we were finishing our dinner!).

The appetizer (crab cake) was excellent as were our entrees.

Overall, a good experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

We have been to Oceanaire before and had a great experience. We went on Valentines Day, and it was bad. They were unprepared to handle the volume of diners. Avoid them at times of high demand and go when they have more time. We had to wait over 15 min to be seated, even with a reservation, waited a half hour for the appetizer, and 45 min for the entre. My wife's meal was okay, mine was barely room temperature. Nothing like what we have seen there before.

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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Really enjoyed the food.. the service this time (we've been there before) was a little lacking, the server was a little less attentive than the last time.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Enjoyed out dinner and Sean did a great job.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined 3 days ago

it was Valentines day and my wife was afraid that being seafood in Denver wouldnt be as tasty or sfe as California where were from the tuna and shrimp were pretty darn good the ambiance was fun, and more relaxed I think as it was Valentines Day there were red and white baloonas everywhere it was nice to be in the seperate room as my wife and never really have a night to have a date night. we will definitely be back

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

A lovely evening, high energy atmosphere, diverse menu, excellent wine list, good service. Overall, very good.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Perfect date night!

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·Dined 3 days ago

This was our first time, but it will NOT be our last. Fantastic quality, terrific service, a new favorite for sure.

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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Great evening to celebrate ❤️ day. Excellent service to get us to the theatre on time!!

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 (Denver)·Dined 3 days ago

Crab was way over priced...felt like $65 was way too much for the amount of crab that was on my plate.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

Our waiter & thr service was great but I didn't feel the entrees were as tasty as they sounded. Our drinks were delicious. Everything priced sepatately gets expensive quickly! Overall good evening.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and service. Wait staff very attentive.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Disabled Access, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined 7 days ago

OMG so good!!! Best crab cakes in Denver by far!! Serena was an amazing server. Food and wine all excellent. Can’t wait to return!!!!

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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

We have dined at the Oceanaire Seafood Room frequently and it is always excellent! The sea food is always fresh and deliciously prepared. The service is always outstanding as well. We have never had a bad experience there and highly recommend it.

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 (Denver)·Dined 7 days ago

Other than it being a bit cold next to the window, and every time someone came in the door, everything else was wonderful. Don’t sit at the table by the coat room.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Service is great, however our meals were not. I had the swordfish. Very salty, over cooked and not fresh. My wife had the mixed seafood plate, again incredibly salty.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Many unique seafood options including your staples. Fish was very fresh and cooked to perfection. Top notch service, definitely be back. Valet service for the theatre was an unexpected pleasure as well.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Our server Alan was wonderful! Great food and ambience.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

We had a great time. It was quiet and not busy overall. The food was delicious. It was definitely an unforgettable experience.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent food, wonderful service (thank you Song and Max), expensive.
Baked Alaska for dessert to celebrate a birthday was an unexpected and delicious surprise!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Great location since we were going to the Theatre that evening. we had plenty of time but staff was aware of us departing around 7;15 so they made this happen. Good was great and ambience was excellent... Everything was ala carte which is a pet peve, but seems to be constant in all high end restaurants. However, they did provide bread and vegies as complimentary. Staff was great.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Vegan, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, Healthy
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 (Denver)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We had a great relaxing dinner, good service, very attentive. Had the shrimp/grits, seafood mixed grill, sea bass and baked Alaska for dessert. The dessert was huge! Brought home leftovers. For a Saturday night, it was not very busy.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 4, 2018

We enjoyed the experience and the waiter was top notch!

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Service was great and food was delicious!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

I cannot say enough about Oceanaire. The food was outstanding, and the service was super attentive and very knowledgeable about all aspects of the menu. Excellent value. I will go again.

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The last couple of times we've eaten here have not been "wow" experiences. We were seated by the kitchen entrance which was distracting and very loud. The service gets worse every time we go. We ordered a salad to share between 4 people that came in a large bowl with no serving spoon. In the past this salad was dished up by the server, not this time until we asked for a serving spoon.
They don't seem to have enough staff; the manager spent a large portion of his evening serving meals.
We waited a full half hour for someone (anyone!) to take our credit card so we could leave. The best part of the evening was talking to the valet, he was funny and very concerned about taking care of his customers.
Food is good, but we were disappointed that the menu has changed significantly. You can get the same quality of food for a much lower price at Max Gill and Grill. I will say that The Oceanaire has some of the best martinis in town.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Very beautiful place and the food was absolutely amazing!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 20, 2018

My husband and I are frequent visitors to The Oceanaire. We find new varieties of oysters on every visit and the seafood is very fresh (yes, fresh seafood in Denver). The staff is over the top awesome for special occasions.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Our server was not the best and dropped the ball on several areas, lucky for him, his assistant, Havynn, was OUTSTANDING! She was curtious, thoughtful, prompt, knowledgeable, accommodating, and more. She should definitely be promoted to server. Restaurant lacking in private dining areas and atmosphere too open and weak design. We were disappointed in tenderness of fish and fish options on menu. Menu hard to order from and confusing. Not a good value, especially the oysters!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Excellent service. Some inventive preparations and yummy dessert choices

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 18, 2018

There was 10 of us and they have 3 servers taking care of us. They were amazing with attentiveness, information, referring on food and wine was spot on. Highly recommend and will be back again!

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Excellent friendly staff as soon as you enter. Food taste, presentation and menu creativity excellent. Wine list excellent with fair value. You felt the positive service culture from all of the staff which made an enjoyable experience .

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 14, 2018

used to feel like a nice, higher end restaurant. They kept the prices high and added tvs. really? food was ok. cold atmosphere.

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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Our evenings at Oceanaire are always fun and pleasant. Good food, good wine, very helpful staff and many friendly people eat there and it is easy to strike up conversations, especially at the bar.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food was delicious. Service was over the top. Perfect venue!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This restaurant has outstanding food and terrific service. However the lighting is very "blue" and too dark, hindering the customer's ability to see the beautiful food presentation that the chef has prepared. That is a real shame because the food is first class and wonderfully prepared. Any great chef knows that the visual presentation is an integral part of the preparation and serving of a fantastic meal. Fix the lighting and this restaurant goes to the absolute top.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Great fresh seafood & top notch service.

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 (Denver)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Everything was excellent. The service and the dinner were superb. It is an excellent seafood venue.

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