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“OK, but not great” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ocean Basket - CLOSED

Ocean Basket
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Decorah, Iowa
Level Contributor
52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“OK, but not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is a chain seafood restaurant. Although when you enter you are in a building that doesn't look anything like a chain, as soon as you see the menu you know you are. Nearly everything on the menu is batter friend. Lots of variations of this with prawns, or that with calamari. The quality was just average.

The atmosphere was referred to as "the chuckie cheese of seafood". It turned out that some kind of team came in shortly after we were seated and they were really loud.

If you're looking for a pretty american seafood restaurant when your're in Swakopmund this one will do it for you. But there are definitely better alternatives.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Oslo, Norway
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111 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Not to Miss !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

An amazing comfortable relaxing place with great food at great value for money! Their mixed seafood platter is absolutely delightful. Will surely make you return :)

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank TasiraS
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Zagreb
Level Contributor
39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Nice place, great value for money”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2012

Nice, simple, very likeable staff, genuine fresh food and great prices. What's not to like?

Visited February 2012
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Thank ZagrebLouLou
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very pedestrian”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2012

These guys wouldn't survive in Cape Town! It is very mediocre.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Tim B
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Washington
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Exceptional!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2012

We couldn't stop raving about our meal here. Everything was delicious! We wish there was an Ocean Basket closer to us. Though not on the water, don't miss this place.

Visited December 2011
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