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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

40 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2202
+1 617-742-2277
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked alaska” (29 reviews)
“crab cakes” (57 reviews)
“seafood” (117 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
40 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2202
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of the busiest weekend in Boston - Marathon weekend. The service was wonderful, very patience waiter. Explain everything since we have never been to any of their restaurants. Wasn't sure between two different wines, brought me both to taste. The food was...More

Thank NJ930
Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined as part of a large group in November, the service was great and food fantastic. I had the steak and it was cooked to perfection. Waiters ensured no drinks were left empty - would visit again

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

, I came to Boston and looked forward to a nice Seafood meal with clients and came to Oceanaire Seafood restaurant. The service was slow and not particularly friendly. The crab cakes had no Seafood flavor. It was just fried salty dough, not particularly appetizing...More

1  Thank Lacheng
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With many mixed reviews, I was willing to give Oceanaire a shot for restaurant week. As others have said, the room is beautiful, and bar service was excellent. We found the restaurant week menu appealing, and food was average/good quality. Service was a bit spotty,...More

Thank surfun
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I was there with colleagues and why the food was good there were some issues with the presentation and service. One of my colleagues ordered the whole Dory fish, they filet at the table, by the time they were done filleting it, the fish and...More

Thank skiergirl10
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Recently visited Oceanaire for dinner with a party of six. We have been there several times in the past and enjoyed every visit. The theme of the place is a 1940s cruise ship.This is not only the aesthetic but the high quality , caring, attentive...More

Thank pcb_10
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I go to Oceanaire when I want fresh seafood and outstanding service. It never lets me down. In addition the ambiance is perfect; no too loud or to quiet. A great overall experience.

Thank steve w
Reviewed 30 January 2018

When you see those prices in the menu, you expect royal service and fabulous creative food. It was neither. To start, after charging me quite a fee, the valet guy told me to come and pick up the key at 8:30, as he was going...More

Thank nbdoc
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Booked a last minute corporate dinner (25 people) at Oceanaire and can't rave enough. Bailey, the sales and event manager, was great. She helped pull everything together and was very helpful. The group though the room was great, the service was top-notch, and the food...More

Thank kara7374
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The best oysters, shrimp and grits and ahi tuna steak I have ever tasted, visited here for a slap up meal on a freezing cold Boston evening after travelling up on Amtrak from New York via a stopover in Providence. Despite its slightly higher than...More

Thank marc h
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9 April 2016|
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Response from Folkwriter | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the typo above. I would dress in business casual. No jeans or really informal attire.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 120
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2202
    (Tremont St.)
  • Public Transportation: Government Center T Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-2277
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