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Review of Oceana Restaurant

Oceana Restaurant
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Ranked #181 of 14,214 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $60
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Between 6th and 7th
Transit: Public transit stops; B,D,D,V: 47th-50th/Rockefeller Center; N,R,W: 49th Street 1: 50th Street
Description: Under the guidance of the Livanos family and Co-Owner Paul McLaughlin, Oceana has provided New Yorkers with an exceptional seafood destination since 1992. Oceana's a la carte menu, coupled with its convenient Midtown/Theater District location, make it a perfect spot for a quick business lunch or pre-theater dinner. From the spectacular marble bar to the fresh lobsters and whole fish cooked to order, as well as a significant selection of prime meats, the team delivers a fresh, innovative and approachable menu. Oceana has a 70 seat Cafe with a 18 seat marble bar. Great for lunch, after work cocktails & snacks, pre-theater dinner and post-theater desserts. An award winning international wine list with some 800 selections. Spring and Summer bring a 75 seat outdoor dining area, private dining options include our Chef's table for 4-5 to our Grand Salon for 80.
Reviewed December 9, 2013

Good atmosphere
Friendly wait staff
Lovely seafood
Alaskan king crab delicious, fresh shrimp, fabulous lobster all tasted very very fresh.
Will most definatly be going baxk

Thank majentalondon
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Reviewed December 5, 2013

If you are looking for fabulous food ,beautiful atmosphere, great staff , decadent dessert then this is your place. We split crispy snapper and the grilled halibut. We added the Brussels sprouts with apricot . It was all amazing. The wine list also amazing as was the gin menu.

Thank love5star18
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Reviewed December 3, 2013

We enjoyed a terrific seafood dinner with extended family. Had a great table in a quiet area of the restaurant, were not rushed, and the food was terrific.

Thank Arthur F
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Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

We came for dinner on Saturday night before seeing the Radio City Music Hall Christmas spectacular. The restaurant was beautifully decorated with trees and lights. We were given what we thought was a very nice seat in the back where we can sit next to each other. Unfortunately throughout the evening servers kept passing by moving tables and opening and closing doors to a second room. each time the door opened very cold air came into the restaurant and made me cold, I even considered wearing my fur coat throughout dinner. Unfortunately I had selected a red dress for the holiday celebration and Wanted to show it off to my date.
We had an amuse Of squash soup which was a very nice start to the meal... Something warm on a winter night.
We had two appetizers a pumpkin salad and a chanterelle mushroom risotto. Both were very good and had very nice flavors. But neither knocked it out of the park.
We had two entrées. Served in separate courses. The first the foie gras for two at $44 was outstanding. We would go back on any normal evening and order this at the bar. The second was the grouper and it was very good.
We had a dessert of meringue and sorbet that was a wonderful and to the meal. We would come back and have that after the foie gras for a bar dinner.
The meal ended with two petit fours a marshmallow and a chocolate crispy thing. Neither was very good and neither should have been served. Especially disappointing was the marshmallow that dissolved as soon as it entered your mouth. It clearly was not made correctly.
Our bill was approximately $130. We did not have any beverages. We found that this was a very good very reasonably priced meal. However we do not believe that this restaurant is deserving of a Michelin star.

Thank WhitsEnd2014
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Occupying the ground floor of a large office building, the room is large and airy but not overly noisy; there are a few more tables than perhaps there should be, as quarters are sometimes close. Every dish we had was good or very good but usually with one troubling flaw. Lobster in a sauteed dish I had was a little tough and chewy. My wife's fish came with lentils that seemed dry and bland. A risotto appetizer seemed underseasoned and I couldn't taste the parmigianno. One dessert was odd and soupy even for adventurous eaters, festooned with shards of "raisin paper." Service, however, was very cordial and attentive. I ordered a bottle of wine at the low end of their price rance and the two of us walked out a total of more than 300 dollars lighter, with tip. Restaurants in this price range usually "wow" me in some way, and this one didn't quite do that.

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Thank michael l
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