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About Oceanaire Seafood Room - Houston

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.

5061 Westheimer Rd Suite 8050
Galleria Houston
Houston, TX 77056
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steakhouse, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30pm - 5:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm Reservations Recommended

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(832) 487-8862

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

Parking Details:
Valet at Lunch $6
Valet at Dinner $11

Garage parking available.

Executive Chef:
Lawrence Kirkland

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

Forty foot ceilings, extraordinary wood features, and pristine white tablecloth dining areas are a small part of our 12,000 square foot restaurant featuring private and semi-private event space. Hosting your next event throughout the restaurant gives you exclusive access to the entire space.

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Houston Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

value

4.0

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90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (42)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
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Notable Wine List (19)
Business Meals (18)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Worth the Drive (15)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Good for Groups (12)
Cozy (12)
Authentic (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Healthy (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Scenic View (7)
Bar Seating (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Seasonal (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
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Casual (3)
Kid-friendly (3)
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People Watching (3)
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 (Houston)·Dined 2 days ago

Terrance the waiter was very distracted. He made the entire experience awkward to say the least. The food was good and the that was the only positive ...

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·Dined 5 days ago

Great experience for date or anniversary. Food was excellent. They offered champagne while we waited to be seated.

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 (Houston)·Dined 5 days ago

Waiter was awesome and very friendly the food was pretty quick to come out it was a great experience

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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

Great Valentines Day dinner

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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

Beyond AMAZING! Food was fantastic! Service was amazing! Mikiel was our server and I’ll ask for him every time. This was our first time here. The ambience is so peaceful. This is my go to place in the Galleria now. Highly recommend!

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 (Houston)·Dined 7 days ago

This Landry's hot spot does not disappoint. Meals were thoughtfully presented and delightfully prepared. From the seafood offerings to the steaks, the choices are fairly endless. The chicken fried lobster was an amazing feat and quite a plentiful platter. The 6oz. filet mignon was smooth in texture and rich in flavor. Truffle mashed potatoes as a side were a standout. German chocolate cake in the dessert offerings offered a nice firm chocolate cake that held up nicely against a thick cocoa icing (atypical, but very much appreciated), and typical coconut, pecan, sugar, butter, egg yolk filling (which is typically the frosting.)

Service on the other hand was rather off with our waitress. There were a few other table attendants, one Hispanic gentleman for water refills, and an individual that appeared to be at a manager's level. The two male staff were much more attentive to the table and we noted that to the former. Our waitress omitted to refill beverages, check back to verify food orders, and was pretty much awol for most of the meal. We observed her standing and having rather longish conversations with another co-worker. Obviously work was not uppermost on her mind that night. We were especially surprised when we noted to our waitress of two food allergies for one member of our party. Typically most restaurants are fairly sensitive and send over a manager to discuss and confirm that these ingredients will not be present in any individual or shared dishes. This was not the case. As a matter of fact it was only through trial and error did we find that the asparagus side for the table contained an allergy trigger for the one member of our party. Definitely a faux pas of the restaurant.

The food was good, the view was lovely (looking out onto passing Westheimer traffic), and the value also good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined 7 days ago

Was looking for perfect Dover sole and I found it. Outstanding

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This was the first time for a few of my party, but they really enjoyed themselves. It was an amazing experience.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Slow bad service . Too busy to check on our food . Only time that they checked on my good , at the time the manager brought my check . Ruined my early valentine’s date with my wife .!!!!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Our meals were delivered in an hour and a half . That alone gives all ratings less than half. I had a salad and he had a piece of fish . I will not return to this chain

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Birthday. Waiter, Douglas, was outstanding. Food was excellently prepared.

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 (Houston)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food and great atmosphere.....WILL DEFINITELY GO BACK

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Atlantic Canada)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Great cocktails, and bar menu. Every dish was excellent. Courteous professional service. Great location.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Great food. Excellent service detail oriented.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Some of the best Dover Sole i have ever eaten. Doug, our waiter, pick out a beautiful fish that was also very large. It was cooked perfectly and served with lump crabmeat lemon butter. We could barely finish it.
All the seafood I have ever had here has been outstanding!

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Everything was excellent - my wife’s Birthday Dinner was a success!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I visit with my husband for date nights as often as possible. The chef specialties are always delicious as well as interesting.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Great seafood

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I have been to this restaurant on several occasions and I love it!

Tags: Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The service and the food was excellent. Bryson was an outstanding waiter very knowledgeable. It was my birthday and you all made me feel special.

Again thank you

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Spicy
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food was excellent. My guest and I are very picky when it comes to seafood and not only was it fresh but it was presented and paired perfectly. The waitstaff could not be more accommodating and the modern interior is a sight to see. It is truly a one-of-a-kind place in Houston. Not a bad location either.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This is a gorgeous restaurant, and we love the atmosphere. I've been here many times for business meetings during the day (office is in the Galleria Tower II,) and I was looking forward to coming for dinner with my boyfriend.

The evening got off to a rough start when the hostess said she didn't see our reservation. I had to show her my confirmation email, and, even then, she kept saying it wasn't there, and she didn't see it. She seemed a bit put off by the situation. I then showed her my Open Table app and showed that the reservation was still there. Quite suddenly, it appeared on her screen, and she seated us.

Our server was very polished and professional. The appetizers were fantastic: the oysters were fresh and briny, and the octopus was fabulous. But the entrees for both of us were somewhat disappointing. We both found our seafood (his scallops and my shrimp and lobster) to be quite overdone - just to the point of rubbery. Also disappointing is that I ordered the cauliflower, and it came out topped with breadcrumbs, which was not mentioned in the otherwise thorough description.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Elegant and beautiful ambiance. The service was outstanding. Our server, Bryce, was knowledgeable and understood our taste in food and wine immediately. He steered us in the right direction through our appetizer, entree choices, cocktail and wine selections. A memorable fine dining experience!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We came early for Happy Hour then were promptly seated at our table. I️ loved the personalized menus. The service was decent, but it could have been better. The waiter gave good service but he almost seemed as if he didn’t want to be there. A smile goes a long way. My steak came out very undercooked and they sent it back and brought out a new steak but by that time my husband was finished with his food. (I️ told him to eat because his food was getting cold) The food was really good. Mac and Cheese was amazing! All in all we would come back but only for happy hour.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

For the prices I expected better.

I ordered the beef short ribs and I swear my meal size was meant for a toddler. I was finished in 2 bites and worst of all it was not flavorful. My husband's meal was full of so much garnish that he forgot he ordered a shrimp dish. But I must say he said it was flavorful. I also expected the chocolate cake not to be ice cold, because I would have never asked for ice cream. The waitress should have warned us of this.

As far as service, our waitress was more attentive to a larger table but we still left her a nice tip. I was disappointed that she stated she was bringing a bowl for my husband to put empty seafood shells in but never returned. I was most disappointed that we had to ask other wait staff for several items that we had asked her for.

I doubt we will ever return to this restaurant.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My friends and I went for New Years Eve Dinner. Ordered appetizers and Entrees. We received our entrees but not the appetizers. It was pretty busy in there so I don’t know if the waiter forgot to put that in out order or if our appetizers ended up at another table. The entrees however were delicious!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our service was good and the food were good. The drinks were amazing but the dinner was very pricey.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

It was our first time to visit, and will definitely not be our last. It was a wonderful evening.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great food, terrific service, wonderful atmosphere. An outstanding dining experience

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We started in the bar for happy hour where Troy took care of us. Following that we moved to the dining room, where Aaron was outstanding as always.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Awesome service from Juan
Great food
Great selection

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great experience, as always.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We went to Oceanaire for our anniversary. The food was superb and the service even better. We had a lovely evening and even were treated to a delicious Baked Alaska. Would highly recommend even though the prices are a little high. Wonderful for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Omaha)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas and engagement celebration

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Always a positive experience and our waiter Terrance is always amazing! I request him and everything is perfect!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 18, 2017

We had an exceptional waiter (Doug) who made many recommendations, all of them good.
Outstanding oysters I had never heard of called Great Whites. I haven't seem them on any other oyster menu in the area. But everything was cooked to our order and I believe every plate was cleaned. WAP!!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 16, 2017

There was a insect in my drink and they could have cared less.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Our non profit group hosted our annual Christmas dinner here this year. Meridith was awesome. She was flexible, customized our menu with our group name, courteous, and professional. Our server Andre was phenomenal- so attentive, knowledgeable, patient with our questions, took our picture, and was professional as well. Great night with a pretty backdrop of Westheimer St. from the alcove table!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We waited an hour before our dinner order was taken. We realize that there were numerous holiday gatherings that evening but we were in celebrating our anniversary and didn’t expect such poor service. The manager did step in and take our order. Dinner and dessert were comped. No excuse for such poor service.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We have been dining at Oceanaire for many years and will continue to do so. We were slightly taken aback as the menu has changed with some traditional options being replaced by somewhat adventurous items. Putting trepidation aside we ordered and all enjoyed their selections.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine
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