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About Oceanaire Seafood Room - San Diego
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.
San Diego, CA 92101
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm Reservations Recommended;
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet available during restaurant hours.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Oceanaire Seafood Room - San Diego Ratings and Reviews
You can't find cuisine like that in China Spring,TX. Food was correct, fresh fish had a mind blowing texture, all dishes were of impeccable quality.Staff was informative, pleasurable, and on top of their game.
It's a shame we have to travel that far for excellence all the way around.
Nice restaurant trying to be a VERY nice restaurant but only succeeding in stuffiness and price. Forgot our side order of shrimp to accompany lobster. Brought it at the very end and the shrimp wasn’t cleaned or cooked very well and they didn’t offer to comp or discount the shrimp. Server never came by to refill coffees at dessert and was MIA when we were looking for the bill. Food, for the most part, was good but not sure the value was there for what they charged. Nothing we ate really “wowed” us which was disappointing. Ambiance was ok but a little stuffy which we enjoy every once and a while and don’t mind at all paying for it but expect top notch service and food for the prices they charge and it just wasn’t there IMO. Would most likely not go back.
This is my 3rd year going to Oceanaire for Christmas Eve dinner. Amazing dining experience. We had reservations arrived a little early and were seated right away! Menu has regular items but what I love about Oceanaire is the special menu items added by the chef! I had “Chicken Fried Lobster” hadn’t seen it on the menu and it didn’t disappoint!
My husband, son and I went to Oceanaire for Christmas Eve dinner. Everything was wonderful. The service was exceptional and I was very impressed with how classy everything was. For appetizers, my son had oysters that he was very happy with and we split a lobster cocktail - very nice. For dinner, my son had the crab cakes, my husband had the sea bass and I had the filet. The only thing I was disappointed about was that I asked for béarnaise sauce and our waiter had to come back later and say that they didn't have any that night. I had a very nice glass of pinot noir, my husband had an appletini that was delicious and my son had a beer that he enjoyed very much. We were so stuffed that we declined dessert. It isn't inexpensive, but it is very nice for a special occasion.
Been here a couple times before and have always had excellent service! I went on Christmas Eve with my boyfriend and his father and we had a wonderful time - both food-wise and service-wise. Regular menu was available and no pre-fixed menu.
Our server, who unfortunately I do not remember the name of, was very friendly and helpful with the menu and any questions we had. We were consistently checked on and asked if we needed anything. The food was terrific - although, I have never had a bad meal at this restaurant. Overall, it was a very pleasant experience and enjoyable Christmas Eve dinner.
Great service and food! Even though it's part of a chain, this is a very upscale restaurant. Highly recommended it for special occasions (we took our friends for their anniversary and the menu included their names in celebration of same) or when you want to take your significant other for a quiet get-together. You won't be disappointed.
We were there on a quiet night, and the ambiance was very nice. The hostess and our waitress were excellent: very pleasant, helpful and responsive. The problem was the food. I had been to Oceanaire in DC several times, and thought that it was very good, albeit expensive. Here, the clam chowder was mediocre and the crab cakes were quite uninspired. My date's entree was good, so my review is qualified. But I would have a hard time recommending this place despite its good qualities.
We were on honeymoon from Japan. My husband and I are not good at speaking English but they were very kind and gave anniversary special dessert to us. That was so impressive. It’s gonna be one of the good memories in my life. We recommend. すごく素敵なレストランでした。オススメします。
Birthday party with a group of 8. Outstanding service but was disappointed in my food. Salad was way over dressed so vinegar overpowered everything; my fish was dry but salmon was awesome; truffle mashed potatoes and snow peas sides were fantastic; asparagus undercooked and woody. Shrimp cocktail was chewy, but my guests loved the oysters and calamari. Was supposed to have a mocktail menu but never offered. Baked Alaska was bad; cake was thin, ice cream already melted, a mess to divide. Guests liked having privacy bc convo was easier. Food used to be better. Likely won’t dine there again but the staff and Melissa, Sales & Catering manager were wonderful!
We have been to this restaurant a couple of times and the food and service has been great. The seafood has been top notch, very fresh, and a wide set of choices. Service was excellent and timely, no long waits. It is on the expensive side, so we have gone here for special occasions.
Most of what we had (lump crab cakes, arugula and wedge salads, truffled mashed potatoes and brussels sprouts) were phenomenal, but the dover sole was a bit disappointing flavor-wise and the maitre d' doing the table side prep was not quite practiced enough. Overall, loved it!
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