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The Oceanaire Seafood Room
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Ranked #358 of 3,808 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Universal Blvd.
Transit: The I-Drive Trolley conveniently stops at multiple stations along the International Drive Corridor. Lynx public transportation also has frequent stops along International Drive.
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 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 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 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.
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“It's o.k.”
Reviewed March 18, 2012

This restaurant has some very nice touches. The maitre d' was superb, the wine glasses were examined for cleanliness by torchlight, the prices on the wine list did not take liberties, the bread was good and we were given a dish of crudities to nibble on while the food arrived. I thought the restaurant looked very stylish and there was a good atmosphere. The server was good. To be honest, though, the food was not outstanding. The crab I had as a first course lacked flavour and the sauce did not hit the spot. My friend had lobster bisque; he asked for a bowl but got a cup. My lobster tail was exactly as I expected for the price. My friend had salmon; while not bad, it certainly wasn't good. (I tried a forkful and found it overcooked and dry). If the food matched the decor it would be great, but given the price paid I can only rate this place as average.

  • Visited March 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Expensive, food and service good, wine very good, atmosphere so-so”
Reviewed March 18, 2012

When a plate of spinach costs $9.95 you know this won't be a cheap meal. Indeed, simply grilled Chilean sea bass cost $38.95 for a small portion. However, the menu (available online) is updated daily and all the fish we ate was fresh.

The wine list, also on-line has a good selection of mostly US wines, and there are more than 30 available by the glass including seven chardonnays.

Our service was knowledgeable and professional. We sat outside on a lovely March evening in preference to the rather dismal interior; however, as the restaurant is on a busy street corner, peaceful it is not.

In all, reasonable value.

  • Visited March 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Good choice”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

The fish was fresh and cooked perfectly. The waiter was wonderful and very knowledgeable. Not so great for atmosphere.

Visited March 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Could be better.”
Reviewed March 4, 2012

I just went to Ocenaire based on the famous dessert on fire in you tube. And the dessert is realy good. But the main dishes are not awesome, very very normal.

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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great Service and stellar food”
Reviewed March 3, 2012

IN the hustle and bustle of I drive in Orlando, the Oceanaire was selected as our destination the first night in Orlando. I have seen this in other cities but this was my first time to give it a try. The Oceanaire was the place to be, lots of activity and lots of happy people which is always a good sign.
The service was first class and very attentive, despite a computer hiccup they did not lose their cool and kept things moving. The food from start to finish was great. I had the black and blue scallops and they were so good I would not share. If your in Orlando and want seafood despite the crowds this is the place to go.

  • Visited March 2012
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