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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

1400 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202-2204
+1 303-991-2277
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“baked alaska” (17 reviews)
“crab cakes” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1400 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202-2204
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Their seafood is brought in fresh every day. Great service. Probably the best crab cake I have ever had in Denver. Huge selection of liquors and wine. Considering how good and fresh the food was, the prices were not out of this world. I have...More

Thank Alan_B_CO
Reviewed 5 days ago

I can truthfully say that this was one of the worse dining experiences I have had in a long time. The food was mediocre at best...the lobster was dry, shrimp over cooked and calamari was slimy. Beyond that the wait staff was mediocre and far...More

Thank Dasjulsche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Oceanaire because it was near our hotel and we had been to another Oceanaire in a different city. It was our first dinner in Denver for a 5 night stay. It was by far our worst dinner in Denver during this stay....More

Thank PRR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and passionate service and good salesman. The menu was well presented and explained. Children well looked after - served first and were happy so wee the parents Food ie fish was excellent starters and mains. This is our third visit and we will...More

Thank hjb120
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Enjoyed the Sunday evening happy hour here. Service was friendly, $1 oysters perfect, happy hour cocktails, wine and food a great value for this level of establishment. Would highly recommend.

Thank BizClsDreaming
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I went to The Oceanaire with five other women and we had a delightful meal with lots of choices in entrees and a good wine list. Everyone enjoyed the ambiance. The service was superb. A bit pricey but overall not too bad for a nice...More

Thank June C
Reviewed 13 May 2018

When going to the theater or symphony we most likely will make a reservation at the Oceanaire Seafood Room right next door to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. One thing the waiter will check on is how much time you have before curtain...More

1  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant on a recommendation from a concierge. Place wasn’t terribly busy, lighting is off-putting at least in the bar. Ashley, the bar tender was great. Food not so much. The fresh oysters were pretty tasteless is spite of being from Washington which...More

Thank Mullmull
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We went with the boss and wife prior to going to the theater. The restaurant is an easy walk caty-corner from DCPA. Valet parking is available, which some do instead of the parking garage. We allowed about 1.5 hours for the meal, but due to...More

Thank Mary Ann E
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I so badly wanted to give this beautiful restaurant a top rating. And, if it was all about the service, I surely would. Mike was, by far, one of the best servers I have ever had. And, that's saying A LOT. He was extremely personable...More

Thank iheartco25
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6 September 2016|
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Response from ANDREW R | Reviewed this property |
Greetings: Yes, they accommodate gluten-free diets. By calling ahead and discussing the menu and your preferences, you will find that they often will tailor dishes to your liking. If you will be going for a birthday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202-2204
    (14th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
  • Phone Number: +1 303-991-2277
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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