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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

400 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6980
+1 619-858-2277
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked alaska” (55 reviews)
“crab cakes” (66 reviews)
“seafood” (126 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
400 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6980
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took my mom here for her birthday and it was a fantastic experience. My mom loved the custom menu and our waiter, Rachid, was topnotch from the start. The ambiance was very nice and relaxing, and the food everyone ordered tasted great and was...More

Thank mrstats69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a happy hour from 5 to 6. They have Happy Hour pricing on food and drinks. We had the best Shrimp cocktail, Oysters, caviche, seafood salad, and chowder. Drank several Cosmos and Moscow Mules. The happy hour pricing was phenomenal. We sat at...More

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second time to dine in The Oceanaire Seafood Room. Although the last time was a number of year ago I found the experience to be overall the same. The room is good but the temperature is more in keeping with a refrigerator...More

Thank PGBarry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Grab a seat at the bar and take advantage of one of the best happy hours in town. Great venue close to all the down-town hotels and just across the road from the convention centre. This is a great seafood restaurant with a outstanding menu,...More

Thank mark j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar. The 2 bartenders were smiling and welcoming. We stopped by for some oysters. Definitely a good choice. It was happy hour so the oysters were $2 each. The shucker did a great job no slivers of shell, not stuck to...More

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our service was good until our food was served. Didn’t check in to see how our food was, no additional drink order, someone at least refilled our water. Food was good, not fantastic. I normally love this chain but left feeling disappointed.

Thank MisHDChick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about this restaurant is first class! From the art deco atmosphere that takes you back to a more elegant time, to the original delicious menu offerings. There is always something new on their menu of fine steaks and seafood. I always leave there in...More

Thank Lexipup12
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great seafood restaurant. Good choice if you love good-quality fish. Try the cheesecake, really awesome!!!

Thank Jorge F
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a classic surf & turf restaurant with all the attitude that comes with it. There is seafood, meat, drinks and loud people. Unfortunately, the latter were really obnoxious and prevented us of having a decent conversation at a reasonable volume. Service was friendly,...More

Thank HelmutsCulinaryPorn
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I had the alaskan halibut. It was well cooked and the vegetables were really good. Not overcooked at all. A descent meal and good servic.

Thank roxy12c
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Kristine B
24 August 2015|
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Yes! We had 26 in a private room.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-6980
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-858-2277
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