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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

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Sat, 7/20
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner

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Braised Short Ribs
Black diamond cheddar grits, pan jus & gremolata
Seared Hudson Valley Foie Gras
Pistachio butter, huckleberry jam & bourbon pan perdu
Trio of Tartars
Tuna,‎ salmon & walu
Columbian Cobia Katsu
Cucumber salad with truffle-miso dressing
Calamari Fries
Charred tomato salsa & cilantro aioli
Bibb Lettuce Salad
Maytag bleu cheese, pecans & pomegranates
Romaine Heart S
Sourdough croutons, tomatoes & parmesan-white anchovy vinaigrette
Cherry Salad
Mesclun‎ greens, toasted almonds, bacon & chevre
New England Clam Chowder
Lobster Bisque
Sherry syrup & buttered croutons
Swordfish Au Poivre
Horseradish whipped potatoes, frizzled leeks & bacon-currant jam
Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes a La Oceanaire
Creamy mustard mayonnaise
Pan Seared Hawaiian “Wahoo” Ono
Lobster polenta & sweet corn cream
Pan Seared Msc Certified Chilean Sea Bass
Haricot verts, slivered almonds, blistered cherry tomatoes & warm duck fat vinaigrette
Grilled Scottish Salmon
Cauliflower “cous cous,” red pepper tzatziki & pickled cucumber ribbons
Filet “Oscar”
10 oz center cut fillet, jumbo lump crabmeat & sauce choron
Grilled Costa Rican Mahi-Mahi
Italian salsa verde, saffron aioli & fried artichoke petals
Pan Seared Maine Sea Scallops
Sauteed red delicious apples, toasted peanuts, maytag blue cheese & hard cider beurre noisette
Sea & Sky
Crab‎ stuffed quail with sweet potato puree, toasted pecans & pomegranate demi glace
Sesame Crusted “Big Eye” Tuna
Sweet & spicy thai vinaigrette with cucumber-radish salad
Key Lime Pie
Bananas Foster
Flamed tableside
Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
Oreo cookie crust & caramel sauce
2.95 each
Oysters on the Half Shell
28 per person
Grand Shellfish Platter
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Petrossian Alverta Presidente Caviar
The Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy the freshest seafood flown in daily from around the world. 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. You'll find out why The Oceanaire has been voted one of the best seafood restaurants in the country.
$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Seafood, Soups
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very expensive but average food. The waiter didn't warn us about the seafood dish we ordered that turned out to taste good but was almost inedible because it was so spicy!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank cjm108
Reviewed 5 days ago

Shrimp scampi, fish, chopped salad, crab cakes. Everything is good. Love this place and the menu selection.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank gottabtc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Full menu of seafood options with some good red meat choices. Not much if you are looking for chicken. Service was very good, white table cloth and extensive menu.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went twice on the last visit to DC, both nights were fabulous in all areas. The service, selections, cocktails, etc., were all spot on. Two more great evenings at Oceanaire on F Street.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great seafood here in a busy restaurant but service was erratic and they forgot to bring the tea and coffee we ordered at the end. Glacial aircon!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank roy43
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the time we arrived the restaurant was top notch. Everyone was very kind and happy. We were celebrating our daughters birthday and they actually gave her a menu printed which said Happy 15th Birthday! Their attention to detail definitely sets the standards high in...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank LewisandVivian13
Reviewed June 12, 2019 via mobile

Our family of five had an excellent dinner, spent nearly $2K, however when the server presented me with the check, he also handed me a pamphlet about their dinner rewards club, it was $30 and he went on and on, I thought I was at...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank chrisbP5398AQ
Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

A contemporary feel with a nice menu. Service was good and the kitchen kept the time between courses to a minimum. My appetizer of steamed PEI Mussels disappointed. A good number of unopened mussels and some that were not thoroughly cooked. At a sushi bar,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ChubbaHill
Reviewed May 21, 2019 via mobile

This was my 2nd time visiting this restaurant. We were told there would be an 1.5 hour wait. However as a Landry member. We were seated in less than 10 minutes. It did not disappoint! We had the same 2 waiters from before. The order...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dbender87
Reviewed May 21, 2019

We had not been to Oceanaire for a couple of years when traveling to DC. We would recommend Lila as a member of the waitstaff. she was very helpful and courteous. We also noted that she was one of only 3 or 4 women on...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank James K
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March 28, 2017|
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Response from SuzanneSays | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's expensive and they do have crab legs. We consider it an occasional splurge to go here. P.S. Their crab cakes are good.
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June 3, 2016|
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