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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

50 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402
(612) 333-2277
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Ranked #40 of 1,604 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $40
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: City Bus Line/ Cab stand located at front of Hyatt Regency.
Description: As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as a dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, including Alaskan halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole. Our daily-printed menu will guide you, a wine list as deep as the sea will seduce you, and the world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This place has such a nice setting. They go above and beyond to make you feel like you are the only one in the restaurant, and do little things to acknowledge you. I ate foods I don't normally order here in MN because it never tastes fresh, but the Oceanaire did not disappoint- all of it tasted like it had... More 

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Nevada, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

It was beautiful in decor, the wait staff very professional, our waitress was wonderful at making recommendations , the food was absolutely gorgeous, the drinks were perfectly done, beware the sides could have fed four people :-) its only drawback is the night we were there is was just ridiculously loud, we had to nearly shout to be heard at... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Oceanaire has great service, a very nice atmosphere and a very attractive menu, but the food just doesn't hold up. The menu selections looked very appealing, but the food tended to be over sauced and salted and over cooked. My scallops were a extremely salty and the risotto was more like a mushy rice. My daughter's filet with lobster en... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Went there for my birthday. Everything was perfect - the lump crab cake, the wedge salad with bacon bits and blue cheese, the seared Massachusetts' scallops (yum) and the free birthday flaming baked Alaska. The server was exceptional - attentive, friendly, funny. Only reason for the 4 stars are the lobster bisque, tasty but with only one small piece of... More 

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Plymouth, Minnesota
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Ambiance, extent of menu, quality of cuisine, none better. Cost reasonable, always on the schedule for "those" occasion, birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions or when the apatite calls for something special. Give it a go and let me know! Bob Galloway

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Mpls, MN
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We had a really great experience here. The food was wonderful and the service was superb. We both had lobster which was done perfectly. The scallions and grilled shrimp were great enhancements to our meal. The restaurant was very lively but it was still easy to cary on a conversation. Very nice facility and it was easy to get to.... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Six of us had dinner here before a concert on December 12. The atmosphere is nice; but similar to most high-end restaurants -- nothing really stood out. Our server was Tony and he was the best part of the evening! We appreciated his feedback when we asked questions. He is very knowledgeable and spot on with his food descriptions. His... More 

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Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

We were greeted as soon as we arrived and only had a short wait before we were seated in a nice room off the entrance area. It was a smaller room than the main room with tables to seat 16. It was a quieter room than the main room and just what we were hoping for. John our waiter was... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I traveled to Minneapolis on business. I had two business lunches at the restaurant. Both times, it was perfect - location, decor, food, and service. The fish was cooked perfectly. The staff was professional and friendly. The room was quiet, so we could have relaxed conversation. I highly recommend it.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We thought the food was fine, but the service was so poor that it gave an overall impression of being a very overpriced restaurant, not worth the visit. One of us ordered an appetizer, which the waiter was reminded of after the entree was served. Entrees are served without any sides which must be ordered seperately. Our waiter did not... More 

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Additional Information about The Oceanaire Seafood Room

Address: 50 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone Number: (612) 333-2277
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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