Oceans 234

4.1
1414 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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Relax in our comfortable beachfront setting and savor the most exquisitely inspired cuisine South Florida has to offer. The sights aromas and tastes of Oceans will awaken your senses with an unparalleled dining experience.

**Please allow a few moments within your reservation time to be seated
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, Steak, Sushi
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Hours of operation
MONDAY-THURSDAY: 11:30 AM- 10:00 PM
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: 11:30AM -11:00 PM
SUNDAY 10:00 AM- 10:00 PM
Brunch 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM SUNDAYS ONLY
BAR HOURS SUBJECT TO CHANGE-Please Call For More Details.
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Phone number
(954) 428-2539
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Resort Casual
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Executive chef
Brian Cantrell
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hillsboro & A1A
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Parking details
Valet Parking Is available for $5.
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment Friday and Saturday evenings and for special events.
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Special events & promotions
Your special occasion set with the most beautiful Oceanfront view in South Florida! Our Special Events Manager, Amanda Ellis, will cater to your every need.
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

It was Fathers' Day so some of the negatives had to do with how crowded and busy they were. Parking was awful! The restaurant has valet parking,which is great but the parking lot was completely full so we sat out on the road for several minutes unable to even enter the parking lot. But once things started moving the attendants were efficient and polite. We had to wait 20+ minutes past our reservation time because, as the hostess mentioned, people were just not leaving. And we waited even longer for our food because the kitchen, I'm sure, was slammed with several large groups and all the other tables all ordering food. Our server kept us informed and kept the drinks flowing and we had a table on the patio with a direct view of the beach. The food was delicious! We had mezze platters and steak and eggs and chicken dishes. All very good. Then the Florida afternoon storms rolled in and we beat a hasty retreat back to Orlando. Overall, we liked this restaurant and if we hadn't visited on a holiday, I probably would have given it 5 stars overall.

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Miami
4 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Father's Day

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Miami
5 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

The restaurant is situated in a great are near the Deerfield pier with a wonderful view of the water. We where expecting a great experience because of the views but the food did not fair well. The scallops rissotto was overly salty and the shrimp tasted old. We still made the best of it and had a few rounds of drinks which was the best part of the meals. The Desert sounded amazing on paper but once we got it it was not so much. Chocolate was hard and not moist as a cake should be.

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AW
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

We have been going to Oceans 234 for the last ten years. We always bring guests from out of town here and always encourage the lobster mac and cheese. I was terribly disappointed that the recipe has changed to a basic Alfredo sauce when it used to be a four cheese with mascarpone, cheddar, and two others. It came out with white sauce and was so disappointed. The fish specials used to be so delicious but they are uninspired. The corn an crab encrusted snapper with the lobster corn mash is no longer. The sushi bar is no more. The choice of a fish sandwich isn't an option. The menu for dinner is very minimal. We used to love coming there, but it appears as if it will be a lunch only place, which is a shame. We had our rehersal dinner and wedding brunch there in 2013 - that's how much we loved Oceans 213.

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WT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Made reservation 3 weeks in advance and asked to sit outside. I re-confirmed reservation and outdoor seating the day before. Upon arriving at restaurant, I was told there was a private event outside. They attempted to seat five 200+lbs guys at a four top indoors. Morons. We left and ate dinner at JB's next door.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

We go to Oceans all the time and really like it. However this time it was very different. Firstly the prices seem to have gone up on the sushi. We normally got two small sushi for $4. We were ordering 5 portions and also a calamari for the table. The waiter said that we only got 1 piece of sushi for $4, we said that was odd as we came here all the time and we alway got 2. We asked him to just cut them in half and he made a huge deal of it, went to ask the chef, came back and said they would do it this time but they didn't normally etc. etc. It was obviously a big problem. Then when we got the bill we were charged for more than we got. We pointed this out and they fixed it. Also when it came to time to pay it was very difficult to find him and it all took a long time! They seem to have tweaked some items on the menu and not for the better! The calamari was smothered in a sickly barbecue sauce which was extremely odd, and my daughter whose birthday it was couldn't eat it. Then her favorite dish, the chicken milanese was covered in a sauce, which is a new addition, and was not at all nice. She has had this dish I'd say six times before and it was never topped with that sauce. On the plus side it was her 16th birthday and they brought her desert with a sparkler which I thought was a very nice touch. We love oceans, of course will go back again but were disappointed I have to say. First every bad review of this restaurant!

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Miami
5 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We tried almost all the appetizers and were not disappointed with any, the Brussel sprouts could have used a bit more bacon, but were still well prepared

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New York Area
56 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Great Florida beach experience , with fare suited to the location and overall ambiance.
Immediately puts us in vacation mode.

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place, great ambience and great Service. The food was to die for!!! We drove all the way from Miami for our anniversary dinner here...

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

What a disappointment. My wife and I both had the shrimp scampi . The shrimp was over cooked, dry and tasteless. The broccoli rabhe was tough little twigs, basically uneatible, and instead of parmigian polenta as advertised it came with angel hair pasta. All for $35.00....WOW. If we weren't with a party of seven celebrating my wife's Birthday, I would have returned the dinner

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Great service. Will definitely go back. I had the burger and key lime pie 👌🏽

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RN
Jacksonville
5 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a fantastic combination of great location, ambiance and food quality. Consistently a winner!

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KJ
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Must be my 10th visit and you always get a great meal !

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D
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Shrimp was undercooked, lobster over cooked in lobster mac n cheese, grilled octopus was fatty. Desserts were good. View of beach was great. Service was very good.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Has a great atmosphere, food and drink were descent, but overpriced

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RO
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Oceans 234 never lets us down. Its the go to ocean view spot in South Florida

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great place for a casual Oceanside dinner.

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

food was very good, but overpriced
very nice setting
it is annoying to have to pay for parking, I do not mind giving a tip to a valet, but object to having to pay in advance

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I will definitely go back . Sitting right on beach.
Server was just great. Food excellent.

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CL
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server Tim is awesome, brought lot of fun to us. The ocean view is fantastic! The oyster is so fresh and tender. We had great time. Valet parking is very convenient.

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Miami
3 reviews
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Oceans! Going for 8 + years, always the best!

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SF
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The table was ready on time, my dates dinner was great, she loved everything about it. Mine on the other hand the lobster was dry, seemed over cooked with some hard parts, the pasta was ok and the sauce could have been seasoned a bit more, that was the same thing I can make at home. All in all, she was happy so I guess thats what's important.

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LE
Miami
41 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Looking directly at the ocean this restaurant provides the perfect setting for people watching, dining and drinking. Food was nicely played, tasty, and reasonable considering the location. We will go back!

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Excellent food! Server forgot my drink but other then that it was great!

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Miami
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2017
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 4

Extremely loud to the point you can't hear you date. Steak was like chewing rubber. $110 for two people wasn't worth it.

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Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Very very limited menu .. decent food but was just ok.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Very limited menu. Very expensive for the quality of food. I had Chicken Milanese and I don't recall ever having it so poorly prepared. Our server, Tim, was very concerned and wanted to have it re-made. I declined. Why would a re-make be any different? He requested I select something else from the menu. Again, why? The kitchen had already shown me their poor quality.
Thank you Tim for removing the charge for this meal.

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m
Miami
19 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, we enjoyed our dinner with the very interesting view of the beach and sun worshipers. Constant parade going by on the sidewalk between the restaurant and beach.
Great combo, good dinner, great ambiance, etc. ....highly recommend.

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St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2017
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

We just got unlucky with our server. The first round of drinks was 30 mins from order to arrival for 4 drinks. And water was always empty. Food and everything else was great.

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V
Montreal
8 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service by Adrian! Professionnal,

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Miami
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great view of the water. However, as a wine drinker I thought, they could have poured a little more in the glass. Very little served.

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Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2017
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 3

food just OK. scallops were burnt. Valet parking was a nightmare. Valets blocked up the driveway so taxis could not enter, leaving our handicapped companion unable to leave for over an hour.

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S
Miami
26 reviews
Dined on April 29, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Restaurant underwent a beautiful renovation that truly highlighted their beauty on the ocean side. Parking and valet is still nerve wrecking. Wait staff and general manager went above and beyond in ensuring a wonderful dining experience.

The menu was too limited for me and my guest as well as being pricey.

Great view and location!

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L
Miami
12 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always have a great meal there, servers are friendly, and the view is the best. Recommend it highly.

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D
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 3

Had a reserved time for outside
They brought out a small table for 2 and sat us next to the door, one seat had a rip in the back!
We have been patrons for over 10 years but this experience was not good... seated at a terrible location on a temp table, menu selection incredibly reduced, food average and prices terribly increased! Our waiter however was great!

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M
Miami
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter Rob was attentive but not intrusive we had the most amazing time we were there for quite some time and we never felt rushed to leave

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2017
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

This place is RIDICULOUSLY overpriced. Our waiter couldn't describe the specials. Don't charge me $39 for a plate of scallops and have the bar filled with people in shorts and backwards hats who can't afford to eat there. EAT SOMEWHERE ELSE

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LL
Miami
23 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Oceans use to be very good...there is not much on the menu to choose from...and their signature dish lobster mac n cheese was not cheesy at all and the lobster was chewy. The one thing it has going is the view and people watching. Maybe just go for the drinks and appetizers...

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Birmingham
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Food was extremely average!

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Miami
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went to Oceans 234 for anniversary. Great service, amazing food and attentive wait staff. Love that there are gluten free options!

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