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“Great food and service at a price!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Oceanaire Seafood Room

The Oceanaire Seafood Room
9101 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 363-4801
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Ranked #352 of 3,631 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Portland, Oregon, USA
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food and service at a price!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Great food, drink and service! They do have the best G & T as advertised! But it all came at a price. Expensive but worth it!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Richmond,Virginia
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Oceanaire at Pointe Orlando delivered!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I ate at the Oceanaire on a Wednesday night without reservations, and ended up sitting at the bar, which was fine with me. I started with a good cocktail (their take on a Manhattan if I recall right), and ordered the caesar salad as well as an entree of 'Angry' flash-fried whole yellowtail snapper. (I understand it is only on the menu some days.) The salad was fine, and the fish was extraordinary! A large fish -- probably close to two pounds -- served whole, with a variety of spicy additions including jalapenos, srirachi sauce, and some kind of spicy aeoli. Altogether it was a memorable meal, to say nothing of being one of the best presentations of food I've ever had.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank danfortuna
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Kansas City, Missouri
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73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Small portions but well prepared, everything alacart=$$$$, sufocating service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Our family picked this restaurant from the outstanding comments. We were on vacation in Florida and somehow missed the dress code (coat and tie recommended). Expect to pay twice or more what you would at a restaurant in Coco beach. Food was very tasty and well prepared but portions were small. Our waiter was over attentive and absolutly sufocating. Constantly clearing crumbs, filling glasses, removing and replacing silverware, repositiong silverware, refolding dirty napkins. If this sounds fun to you, this is your place. My family was a bit overwhelmed and afraid to create a crumb or drink from their glass or get their silverware out of place.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Kingsville_Mike
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LITTLE ROCK
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265 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Good service, but otherwise so-so”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I had expected a lot more, considering the enthusiasm of some reviewers.
However, the fish is pretty much like in most chain restaurants: reasonably fresh and reasonably well prepared, but by no means spectacular. The portions are decent sized and the service is good. The restaurant was also very noisy, so if you don't get seated in one of the booths, conversing across the table is a problem. All in all, I will not return.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Thank SrgnFsh
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“I've had better....”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

This place was just ok to me and a bit overpriced. There are much better choices around that area than this place

Visited May 2013
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