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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” (75 reviews)
“baked alaska” (16 reviews)
“crab cakes” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
1400 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO 80202-2204
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had a 5:15 reservation for dinner, and tickets for a 7:30 pm show. Told the waiter we were there for pre-theater and didn't want to rush to get there. At 6:30 we asked where the food was. At 6:45 we still hadn't gotten dinners...More

Thank cheryl303b
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We arrived at the restaurant at 5pm for the 730 performance at Hamilton and still did not have our entrees by 7pm. I could bore you with the two hours of waiting we experienced, but why spread the misery. They arranged for our entrees to...More

Thank mallorynp
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This restaurant exudes class, and it's not superficial. It truly reminds us of the finer European places we've enjoyed. Other places also have very fresh fish, but Oceanaire's preparation, seasoning and plating has been outstanding for the four years we've dined there. This is a...More

Thank moakleyman50
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The food was sub par. Mahi mahi was dry, no taste except for The heavy handed salt. No flavor in anything The waiter was rude when discussing allergies with me, then tried to tell the entire table they should have spoken up, too, even though...More

Thank amylhj
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We were there for restaurant week, which means it was loud and crowded. That didn't stop us from enjoying the evening. The service was outstanding! They made sure we were well taken care of. My husband ordered the filet off the restaurant week menu. It...More

Thank Cbiggs5302
Reviewed 26 February 2018

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised to find a short notice 6:45p dinner reservation on the second night of Denver Restaurant Week. The restaurant called the day of to confirm our reservation. "Yep, we're coming." I asked if we arrived early if we could...More

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Serena was our server and was outstanding. Crab cakes were so good I ordered the entree after already having it as an appetizer lol. They’re the best in the city by far!! Tuna was amazing. Wine pairing were perfect. All around a perfect experience.

Thank mjenks8
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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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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