Osa

4.7
218 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Kevin Wirtes and Rich Garcia of Krust (Middletown), team up in the creation of their latest venture, Osa. Located at 500 Main Street in Middletown, Osa features local food, with a fresh take on New American. The full bar offers crafted cocktails, whiskey, a large wine pour list, and craft beer.

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Summer Nights At Osa

Mention this promotion and enjoy 1/2 off first wine pour of your choice

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: July 6, 2019

Ends: July 7, 2118

Availability: Fri-Sat 5:00PM-10:00PM

Burger & Beer Night!

Wednesdays At Osa! Enjoy our featured burger or the classic Osa Burger + Any Draft for $20, plus $1 off each additional draft (tax not included)

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Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: July 3, 2019

Ends: July 4, 2118

Availability: Wed 5:00PM-9:00PM

Thursdays At Osa - 1/2 Off All Wine Pours + Whiskey Specials

Enjoy over 35 wines by the glass at 1/2 off, plus amazing whiskey specials!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: June 27, 2019

Ends: June 28, 2118

Availability: Thu 5:00PM-9:30PM

What 218 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OT
New England
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 2

$29 for an open face cheese steak sandwich that didn't even come with a side?! I never felt so ripped off at a restaurant before.

l
Philadelphia
29 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Food is solid if unadventurous. Outside patio is drab. Menu is very limited.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointed!

C
New England
16 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Terrific! Delicious house-made bread, fresh ingredients. Johhnycake small plate was very tasty. Enjoyed scallops and wine too! Excellent service. We’ll be back!

JD
Fargo
5 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Quiet, mildly eclectic, good value evening dining before the theater. We sat outside in the alley and it was quiet, a cooling breeze and away from the a/c of indoors. Great food and value...had the beer and burger special.

AM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

professional, courteous, intelligent owners, servers and kitchen staff- excellent all the way around!!!

Y
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Two meals were ordered. One was perfect, but the other had not been executed with a requested substitution of a vegetable in place of fried potatoes. Overall, the experience was positive. This was my second visit. The first time was really five star.

MC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Would I recommend OSA to a friend? “I recommend OSA to everyone I meet.”

L
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The place has ambitions, but the food does not quite live up to them.

JW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome as always!! Best Lobster Roll in New England!!

AR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic!

G
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service. We were looking for a place for dinner before heading to a show. Our server was amazing and the food outstanding. We will be visiting again!

OT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing octopus app! Everything was top notch.

BF
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service. Loved the atmosphere and wood paneling.

MK
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Soo delicious! Highly recommend Osa for anyone interested in high quality, foody-worthy bites with great ambiance!

BB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

I've eaten here many times, and this past meal was average and forgettable. The potato/mayo dish used fried potatos instead of the fingerlings, the sunchokes were too sweet, and the "famous" octopus pasta could have used a good deal more flavor. And the menu seems to have shrunk considerably- there could not have been more than 12 dishes. Truly, the highlight of the meal was the bread and the blue cheese olives in my martini.

Osa used to be a really awesome place with lots of small plates and appetizers, all of which were unique, seasonal and delicious. I used to say to people I would take there, "just order anything, it's all good", and now I don't think I'd take anyone there again unless it was to have a drink, maybe. The service and the drinks were very good but I was otherwise extremely disappointed.

I hope this review is of some use to someone because Osa used to be my favorite restaurant, and I think it's capable of a lot more than it delivered the other night.

OT
Miami
4 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Father’s Day

LF
New England
8 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful, as usual!

M
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

$380 (after tip) for 4 people? Not worth it. Scallop dish had only 3 scallops. Beer list was uneventful. Wines were pricey. The place was largely empty at 6:45pm on a Saturday night?

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place never disappoints!

CF
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about our visit was fabulous. We will be back for sure!

BB
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

First time to OSA and it was terrific. We had the octopus and asparagus appetizers and both were uniquely prepared and excellent served in a sharable size. My scallop entre was perfectly cooked on a fun plate of different flavors and sauces. Our midnight manhattans were a favorite prompting several reorders. Our server Sarah was very personable and seemed to care that we had an enjoyable experience. She was very knowledgeable about the menu items. It always adds to our experience if the staff appears happy and excited about their job. Sarah gave us that vibe.

C
New England
4 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Outside dining had decent levels of ambient noise, food was delicious

s
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The chef came out at the end of the meal to make sure everything was good.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Will be back :)

DR
London
9 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Excellent food, well presented in a modern (=noisy) room. One day they will be able to afford an espresso machine, I guess, and it will be even better.

P
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best burger I have ever eaten!
Great octopus!
Noise Lendl high. Good wine selection.
Limited food selection but everything was very good!

NJ
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We ate outside where it was quiet and we felt we had the area to ourselves. Service was very accommodating of various members in or party arriving late. Nice wine list and creative food choices. Loved the sunchokes appetizer.

VK
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my first time at Osa, and i had a great first experience. I would absolutely recommend to my friends and family.

JR
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best brunch experiences I've ever had. The outdoor seating is cool and far enough away from the sounds of main street, a clever set up. Cocktails were top notch, service was excellent, and the food was fantastic. The chicken hash was my favorite food, and the suntory smash my favorite drink.

RM
Philadelphia
42 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great meal, perfect place out for a casual dinner with an old friend.

RR
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal, service and vibe. Had a great time.

GA
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place, delicious food.

DB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Osa has a fantastic, varied, and delicious menu. The service is knowledgeable, friendly, and helpful. We love the option for sharing multiple small and large plates!

RL
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

We were a party of 3.

We made a reservation for 6:30 on a Saturday night.

What I noticed immediately on the menu was that bread and butter cost $4. We ordered a few appetizers to share; burrata and olives. Since our bread and butter were almost gone, and we needed something to put the burrata on, we ordered more bread. It was provided without butter for $3. We asked for more butter. I will state that the burrata and bread were delicious (I did not have any olives.) $7 for bread though. Yikes. My friend ordered a salad as her salad course and it was a generous (normal) size. Since I had ordered a "warm salad/greens" appetizer as my entree, I felt I had made the right decision for a light entree. I ordered the Dan Dan Greens. The description of the dish mentioned greens but the waitress was unable to tell me what the greens were. It was prepared with an Asian flare (peanut butter, soy, pork, etc.) It was actually enough for my entree; it was approximately 1 scant cup of food. One in my party ordered spaghetti and meatballs -- she didn't rave about it. Another ordered a burger. She didn't rave about it. Our drinks were okay--I foolishly ordered a second one. It was a pretty pink color and I was in the mood. I won't be back any time soon. I'm glad I went to check it out. I like that people are willing to take on Middletown for destination dining.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I absolutely love this place! Every time I come here it never disappoints. The food and service is always amazing!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was excellent

EA
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

We had a wonderful dinner at OSA. The beet appetizer was amazing. I had the pasta and mushroom dish - it was perfection. My husband loved the octopus. We were very impressed with the quality of the food and hope to return soon. This place is a real find!

C
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great salad, burgers, and scallops
We will go back and try other items
Super new restaurant

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