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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

#71 of 2,381 Restaurants in Denver
Certificate of Excellence
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1400 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202-2204 (14th Street)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Cherry Hills Village, CO
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner but the octopus appetizer was bit chewy. Nice wines available by the glass which pleases me since my wife does not drink wine. The chopped salad was ok but not special. The entrees were quite good. My wife had the halibut and I had the barramundi. The "dynamite" preparation was delicious. Creme brûlée for desert was... More 

Thank Charles B
Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the white linens, and the chilled veggies. It reminded me of going to a restaurant as a child. Its rare that chilled veggies are offered any more. The food was good, but the experience and feeling was even better. Sadly, they got my wife order wrong 3 times. But mistakes happen. I would give them another chance.

Thank emanon256
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service were absolutely amazing. We went here for our 5 year anniversary dinner and we left extremely satisfied. The menu is changed daily which is fun. The food was prepared and cooked to perfection and tasted divine. Our waiter was very attentive, nice, and personable. We finished our dinner with the baked Alaska for fun which was... More 

Thank Julie L
Denver, Colorado
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a reservation to have a bite before a show at the Buell. We arrived early and had a drink at the bar. One of the best gin and tonics I have ever had and I appreciated being able to add just the amount of tonic to suit my preference. Very nice touch. Our food also was amazing. Had... More 

Thank travelers1232015
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The attentiveness of the waitstaff was only bested by the quality of the food. From the raw oyster offerings to the Alaskan salmon and Australian colossal shrimp, the quality and preparation was extraordinary. We have eaten in some of the finest seafood restaurants in Paris, Hong Kong, and New Zealand and this absolute surprise in the LODO / Convention Center... More 

Denver, Colorado
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oceanaire is located on a corner and stepping through the corner door is like being transported into some era from the past where every table has white linen appointments and apron-ed staff stand at attention to serve. The aroma of freshly cooked seafood fills the room and the low murmur of voices in happy conversation, clink of glasses and... More 

Thank mhkay
Castle Pines, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined at the Oceanaire before an event at the DCPA. Even though I planned on plenty of time to dine and make the show, I must say they were very accommodating if we needed to hurry. As for the food, it was good, not great. We shared a $19 shrimp cocktail. For the price I though... More 

Thank JaysonLeslie
Denver, Colorado
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The appetizers were great (the shrimp cocktail and oysters Rockefeller), but the 2 pound lobster special was a joke. The claws were already taken off and the meat was stored in the head cavity. After their disassembly of the claws, there was hardly any meat left at all. The lobster tail meat was mushy and completely shrunken (again, hardly any... More 

Thank NYGA2
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 10 visiting from out of town. From the moment we walked in the door till we left was great service,very attentive. The food was delicious,we had everything from filet to butterfish and pork belly. All was very well done by the chef. Would defiantly visit again!

Thank Wildchild1804
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Went to the restaurant because they were offering a 4th of July special, a prifixe menu for two. We were greeted with an interior that was open and inviting. All the staff were attentive and friendly. The selection on the prifixe menu was varied and offered enough for my friend who has a seafood allergy. Wine was very good. Favorite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Seafood, Soups
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202-2204
    (14th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: 13039912277
The Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a cocktail in the lounge, take a seat at our grand oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, including steak-cut Alaskan halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole or bluefin tuna. 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. The world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.

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