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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

#136 of 7,123 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Great Uptown
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5061 Westheimer Rd Ste 8050, Houston, TX 77056-5775
+1 832-487-8862
Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Houston, Texas
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

A few days before, called and made reservation for 4 for the New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 2016. I said I want a table away from the entrance and the restrooms. I was told "no problem." To make sure we would show up, I had to give my credit card number, and was warned a $100 charge if no-show. An... More 

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Thank fdemirmen
Edmonton, Canada
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We split a seafood gumbo soup and a seafood salad on date night. Those two dishes plus a glass of sauvignon blanc each and the tab came to only $45.

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Thank Doug C
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time here and last one. Short: My first dring came in 35! minutes, second in 20 after that and I asked for it like 3 times! Oysters came in 50 minutes! Restaurant half empty. Waiter clearly doesn't know, what he is doing. "Whipped" potato has a chanks of potato in it. John Dori fish overcooked and test like... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the upscale Galleria the service is top notch in this beautiful restaurant. Starting with the hostess stand where they kindly offered to check our shopping bags to the waiters who are attentive and friendly this restaurant makes you feel welcome and special. The food is outstanding and portions are large! The only thing we did not care for... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

I was staying in a nearby hotel and did not fancy long cab rides, my hotel told me about this place and they were right. the service is prompt, friendly and attentive, the cocktails are sharp, the place is busy but not manic, the menu is vast and the food well cooked. highly recommended.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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133 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

They have a reverse Happy Hour from 9pm to close and it's a great deal. In particular, the shrimp diablo, which was fantastic. Bacon wrapped with cream cheese and jalapeños. You get 3 for $7 during happy hour, compared to 4 for $16 regularly. I came in late and got two orders and water. Obviously, not a big meal (or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My husband and I have eaten dinner at The Oceanaire twice in post month and both visits the food was wonderful & the service was excellent! Our first visit we went alone, but the second visit we brought the kids along with us... they all enjoyed their meal! Highly recommend if you are in the Galleria area :)

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Thank Amanda S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Came in on a Friday night, group of 5. Service was very slow even though the restaurant was pretty empty. The dishes are way overpriced for the quantity. $30 for 6 fried shrimp and a pile of fries? No thanks. I had the grilled octopus and 2 oysters-1 cape cod, and another one I can't remember. Oysters were ok, octopus... More 

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Thank iman h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place to spend an evening. Upmarket ambience with really knowledgeable staff. Asked for recommendations and were delighted with his selections. Free bread and fresh nibbles - celery, carrot, pickle, olives appeared quickly. Great wine, beer, spirits and cocktail menu. The desserts topped the meal. The atmosphere was one of precise, efficient service with attention to detail in all... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Having experienced fresh tuna in Grand Cayman I can attest that the preparation and presentation of my tuna dish at Oceanaire was second to none. Couple that with ambience and excellent service and that makes for a wonderful evening. My wife had a filet...also excellent!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5061 Westheimer Rd Ste 8050, Houston, TX 77056-5775
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 832-487-8862

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?