Oceanaire Seafood Room - Dallas

4.6
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The Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a cocktail in the lounge, take a seat at our grand oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-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 knowledgeable staff will delight you with exceptional service — guiding you through the wide variety of items on our menu and helping you select the perfect wine to complement your meal. The world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
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CL
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined 16 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and experience!

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Houston
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Anniversary

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MJ
Las Vegas
62 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Fish was overcooked

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RH
Dallas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They did such a great job with my husband's birthday! Love the food, service, and ambiance.

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HR
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We have been to the Oceanaire several times - in both Dallasd and Phila. The food was quite good and well prepared. The service was good however they seem to be a bit understaffed or the waiters are not supporting each other adequately. Our server was very nice and knew the menu but as the restaurant filled up we were often left awaiting service (i.e. for wine to be poured as the bottle was kept chilled somewhere else, for our plates to be cleared, for dessert orders and then for the bill). I was not left with the impression it was our servers fault as she was busy all the time. All in all its a good choice but the service could improve.

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OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Buena experiencia, la comida insuperable igual que la atención

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JS
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Lunch menu was a little pricy. Ordered the mahi mahi with asparagus. Fish portion was very small, maybe 4 oz., and two asparagus spears with small serving of mashed potatoes. Bread served was fresh and warm. I was still hungry after eating meal. But what I had was good. Service was very good.

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ND
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Awful experience. We brought another couple here hoping we would have as great of an experience as we did in Florida. When we arrived, the was no hostess. We waited several minutes before a very nice man who brings the water saw us and looked for the hostess. After sitting down, our server seemed annoyed from the moment we asked about the wines. Our food took forever to come out despite the place almost being empty. I suspected they had forgotten about our food. I was right. My salmon was cooked well instead of medium but it was barely warm when it was given to me. My friend's chicken was also overcooked but at least the chicken and salmon's dryness could be fixed with the sauce that came with it. Both the ribeye and filet mignon were so overcooked and very dry. Server never came to ask how everything came out. We had to let the man bringing water know. They took the steaks and said new ones would be brought. It took so long that two of us finished our meals and we were just sitting and waiting. I finally said we should call the waiter because I bet they forgot about the food. Again, I was right. The server came back with the steaks, and they were almost well done again. Sadly, the ribeye lacked seasoning. We proceeded to sit in silence. I think we all just wanted to leave. Waiter still had not come so we asked the water man if we could get our check. He was the only great employee at this place. Waiter finally comes and brings dessert menu. We inform him that we already asked for the check. Manager never came to check on us or apologize about the food. Completely ruined our evening. This is not the service or food I expect when dining at a nice restaurant. So disappointed.

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MH
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was extremely knowledgeable and helped us navigate the beautiful menu that changes everyday and is printed new every morning. Our food was incredible. Only thing I’d have to say is that there’s so many good things to choose from it takes a while to actually decide what you want! Prices are fair, service is wonderful, food is delicious!

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MB
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As always Oceanaire is a great experience with wonderful food and service. They consistently deliver quality. We had three young children and a large party and they accommodated us nicely. Our table was a little closer to the kitchen entrance than I would have preferred but it was not terribly distracting.

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TT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great select of menu options and nothing we had disappointed. Great waiter who was personable and knew the menu well. We will be back soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food with outstanding service. An awesome dining experience.

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Denver
13 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My father’s 87th Birthday celebration. Service was excellent. Food was phenomenal. They made the night very special for my Dad and our group

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OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

7th marriage anniversary

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JA
Dallas
44 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waiter Phillip knew everything about the menu. He gets to know you then directs you to a choice you'll love. Melanie, the manager, gave us the most warm welcome that relaxed our party into an enjoyable evening. The chef selections we're really worth trying. Everything was superb. The wine list was very good. We enjoyed our evening and are looking forward to visiting again soon.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The Oceanaire was fantastic! Great service, ambience and the food was amazing. Wait staff was very helpful and insightful about the menu and the various options you may have your dish prepared. I'll be defenitely dinning at the Oceanaire again!

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A
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service and food were excellent. Our waiter Phillip was attentive at every step.

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a
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 5

Only if Nate is working, got the wrong food. Couldn’t get a cup of coffee and they threw our leftovers Away

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JW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great time but closed early. Online did not say it was closing early.

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D
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fabulous food and wonderful service!

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OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

I ordered Dover Sole and have ordered it before in other restaurants. I ended up with a very large amount of bones still in my fish and the server didn’t really seem comfortable filleting the fish at our table. If you are going to serve something like that and charge what you do, you need to have someone that knows what they are doing. The service at the bar was fantastic and the raw bar was excellent. Dinner was good, but was disappointed with the service of the Dover Sole.

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C
1 review
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

Food was amazing. Once we stated we were there for the couples special the server seemed to lose interest in our table and barely came by. Outside of the service, it was a good experience.

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MR
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

They had a really good promo going when we were there and it was a great value. Appetizer, entree, desert and a bottle of wine for $70.00 per couple. The crab cake was not hot and my shrimp in the scampi were overdosed so I didn't give it good marks for that reason. My companion had no complaints. I've been here many times and will go back.

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Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent meal except the dessert
Salad and fish were outstanding
I’ll skip the dessert for sure next time .

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JM
Phoenix
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Birthday celebration was perfect! Nice touch with customized menu. Food and services was stellar. Atmosphere is perfect for adult conversation. Never let me down.

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New England
8 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excelente atención y servicio. La comida deliciosa

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ZS
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great restaurant in a hotel at the Galleria Mall. It is pricey but the quality of the food was good. I would go back another time.

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L
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great food and service; lovely people

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DP
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 4ambience 5

Went for $1 oysters.— they were incredibly small.... but they were $1

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KJ
1 review
Dined on May 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great evening. This should be everyone’s go to restaurant for a special event or just for great seafood.

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D
Dallas
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 1food 5service 1ambience 3

We were first seated next to a large group that was very loud. They were obviously part of a meeting group. We asked to be moved and they obliged us. The restaurant was busy but not completely full. We received our meal One and a half hours after we ordered. We did not yet the experience we paid for.

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RA
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great staff food excellent atmosphere like in the movies

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J
Richmond
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

If they can afford it, sure. It is pricey and, while the service was good, it's odd to say that I have had better cooked fish elsewhere.

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GT
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 2

Hostess was incredibly rude. Waiter lacked any sense of enthusiasm. Several of the menu items were already sold out including several of the fish selections as well as several of the deserts. I’ve eaten at several of the Oceanaire restaurants around the country. My experiences in DC are always positive however I doubt I will return to the Dallas location after this experience.

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S
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always an excellent dining experience. We love this place.

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RT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

I think waiter could have been a bit more friendlier

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p
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

The dishes that were advertised we were told by our server did not exist--yes we offered and were turned down to accompany him to see the menu just outside the door. He was arrogant, rude and condescending. He called the manager at our request and she was not any better but finally called out the chef who agreed with us. Needless to say we experienced very poor service afterwards. We will definitely not be returning.

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C
Dallas
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great Mother's Day at Oceanaire. The halibut, scallops, and lobster all excellent. And best service (Andrew) in all my trips there.

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MB
New England
7 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My wife had the chicken fried lobster...only in Texas...but it was great. I had the Scampi which is one of the best dishes I have ever had in any restaurant. Service was excellent. Loved the black Manhattan. Pricey but worth it.

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OT
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Delicious and enjoyable as always

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