We recently had dinner at Indy's Oceanaire to celebrate a special occasion (which I informed the restaurant of when I made the reservation). Even though we were late because of traffic, the staff seated us on the balcony section at a very nice table overlooking the restaurant, which is richly furnished. Everything we ordered, from appetizers (including the best mussels I've eaten in Indy) to dessert, was very nicely prepared, quite tasty, and filling. Service was polished, prompt and with just the right amount of attentiveness (although my after dinner coffee was, alas, forgotten by our waiter). On the other hand, because of the special occasion, our dessert was complimentary, which was a nice gesture. (We had the baked alaska, which not only was delicious, but the meringue is browned table side via flaming liqueur, which was fun to see). The seafood, of course, stands out at the Oceanaire and is indeed fresh and well-prepared (although everything else was great, as well). Overall, our dinner was very enjoyable. My only complaint would be the pricing -- as many of the previous reviewers have noted, the Oceanaire is quite expensive. Despite the high quality dining experience the restaurant provides, there are quite a few other restaurants in Indy that provide a similar experience for considerably less. Given the type of restaurant chain the Oceanaire restaurants are, this isn't particularly surprising, but it's something to bear in mind if you are thinking of having dinner there. You will have a great experience, but you have to be OK with leaving with a significantly smaller wallet.
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