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Oceanaire Seafood Room - DC

1201 F St NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20004-1217
+1 202-347-2277
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“baked alaska” (39 reviews)
“seafood” (144 reviews)
“crab cakes” (92 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
1201 F St NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20004-1217
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for dinner on Christmas Day, Thought menu would be limited but had a full service dinner. Had the fresh seafood platter, expensive but worth it. Nice wine list and professional, attentive service. My friend ordered a chocolate martini for dessert. She said that it...More

Thank mlbdrb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Grabbed a seat at the raw bar before a show at the Warner. The bartenders were so friendly and accommodating. Strong drinks and fresh oysters, what more could you want? The waiter accidentally gave me the lunch menu, but when I ordered off it the...More

Thank tropicalfan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food, ambiance, and service was outstanding! I ordered the infamous crab cakes and they did not disappoint. My side dish was Brussel sprouts which was a delicious meal of its own. The wait staff was friendly, approachable, and patient. We were there for 3.5...More

Thank Shary A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrating at birthday at Oceanaire was fabulous. From the hostess at reception to the wait staff, my husband’s big day was acknowledged. His menu was personally titled with a birthday wish. We celebrated with good friends and were seated in a roomy booth. We were...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is nice but nothing special. Our waiter from south america was fabulous. Very helpful and on top of everything. Had the duckhorn merlot which as always is great. The fish was excellent as were the side dishes. My wife was disappointed in...More

Thank manny100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there around 8 PM on New Years Eve. Although there were other customers, the room was not mobbed. Perhaps this was due to the hour. Perhaps it was due to the pricey ($99 per person) 4 course fixed price New Years Eve menu....More

Thank Eileen E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have always enjoyed Oceanaire, but we will NOT return after our Christmas Day dinner. Our food came out at the same time - appetizer to entree. We ordered dessert, but we received a dish of ice cream to eat there, but our cake was...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was fantastic- drinks were great and we had a super time celebrating a birthday, but food was just ok. We ordered some apps to share and they were fine, but nothing special. There was nothing that stood out with the food. Most of the...More

Thank SOSMindy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with the team in the fish restaurant. Seating is good, choice of dishes more than enough. The food and wine were excellent and it comes with a price. It is close to the white house and DC is not the cheapest town.

Thank koenj815
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were part of a large group and the service was wonderful. The beers available were solid and the food was good. The one downer was they did not let us order appetizers at the table - they had to be ordered ahead of time....More

Thank DClocal1137
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29 March 2017|
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Response from SuzanneSays | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's expensive and they do have crab legs. We consider it an occasional splurge to go here. P.S. Their crab cakes are good.
Kevin T
3 June 2016|
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Response from cordobac | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 F St NW, Frnt 1, Washington DC, DC 20004-1217
  • Public Transportation: Metro Center - 12th & F Street exit
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-2277
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