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“Tasty restaurant in a nice atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ocean's

Ocean's
Jl. Jendral Sudirman | Komplek Rukan Bandar Balikpapan Blok M 18, Balikpapan 76112, Indonesia
+62542-739439+62542-739439
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Ranked #1 of 143 Restaurants in Balikpapan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese, Steakhouse, Indian, Indonesian
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Tasty restaurant in a nice atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We were quite surprised by Ocean's. Huge, nicely illustrated menu (Indian, Italian and sea food menu), friendly staff, excellent food and a lovely atmosphere (right at the sea, candles on the tables, etc.). It's a bit pricey but it's worth it. Will definitely come back.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Few good ones in balikpapan”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Seafood restaurant facing the sea, good set up. Fish can be selected at the entrance and cooked different ways. Open for lunch and diner. Used to come there longtime ago, came back few days ago, the food has changed a bit, found it more sweet this time.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“The service is bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

The food tastes great, I like the atmosphere and the view from the resto. But it less good service, waiters do not understand the product knowledge. It makes me repeat my order many times.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“The service is bad”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

The food is good but can't beat the Makassar seafood. I like the atmosphere and the view is great. But It less good service, waiters do not understand the product knowledge. I have to repeat my order many times.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Balikpapan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Consistently best in Balikpapan”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

We visit this restaurant 4 or 5 times per year and have NEVER been disappointed.
They have something to meet every customer's taste.
Specialise in seafood but offer a very comprehensive menu including steakhouse and Indian.
For us the seafood is the choice to make and provided you enjoy "spicy" then coral trout rica-rica or giant prawns with black pepper sauce are hard to beat.

This is real, and very fresh, seafood - not an inflated fish and chip shop.

Side dishes and vegetables are fresh and tasty.
Have no idea about their desserts = can never get that far.

Pricing is quite reasonable and the location and setting are great - take your chice of air conditioned indoors / long table or pondok (gazebo) outdoors or one of the open tables on the sea-edge boardwlk (watch for tropical thunderstorms on the horizon and heading your way).

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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