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Oceana Restaurant

120 W 49th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10020
+1 212-759-5941
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (132 reviews)
“dorade” (15 reviews)
“halibut” (37 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
120 W 49th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is very good. It is a seafood based menu with a few other choices. The fish is fresh and tasty. The service was excellent. Our server visited our table just the right amount and sent the sommelier over when we were having...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to eat on a Saturday night and had no reservations. Oceana had room and was close by. The restaurant was only about half full, a somewhat concerning sign. The service was good, attentive and helpful from the start. The...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here on a Friday evening before a show and had a great meal. They have a pretheatre dinner at $49.95 which was excellent. However, coffee (at $6 ea) and a a glass of wine ($15-$17 ea) brought the tab up to $155 (including...More

Thank ReadyToTravelYUL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service staff was very attentive, water refill was prompt, empty plates removal was efficient, more importantly: the food - absolutely awesome! I had never thought sward fish can be presented in such artistic fashion and yet with a complicated taste. Please see pictures. We...More

Thank U3442HVrobertol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wait staff was very nice. The food was poor. The calamari was inedible. The cod was mushy. My husband's lobster was "okay."

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Oceana for our anniversary and loved it. The food was excellent and the service was even better. The setting is attractive. We went to a Broadway show afterwards and they did a great job of managing the time so we were done...More

Thank Rich-Stamford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting New York and wanted Maine Lobster. Read the reviews and went to Oceana's website. Convenient location with great looking decor and atmosphere. My waiter was Elehzar. Fantastic service. After asking if it was my first time in the restaurant, he went over some of...More

Thank Susii3003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived and we wanted sit outside and they informed us any seat we chose very nice people they sat us outside and we were introduced to an individual by the name of Pedro wow what an asset to this restaurant the food was fabulous...More

Thank Nancer1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I came here for dinner before catching a show, and they had a really nice theatre menu. The first course I got a salad, followed by Lobster, and then a cobbler type dessert. They shelled the lobster for me by request which I loved. Recommend...More

Thank Theresa W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Went there for dinner on recommendations. One thing to say the service was great, but the food quality was not what we thought it should be. The fish was not as fresh tasting for the price we paid. It may have been an off night,...More

Thank Cunha53
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Ken C
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Response from Nancer1 | Reviewed this property |
i do not have a clue. i do not ever go to shows.
Dawn M
9 February 2017|
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Response from Darlene M | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine so. Give them a call.
Peggy V
12 January 2017|
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Yes yo can!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 W 49th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenue, New York City, NY 10020
    (Between 6th and 7th)
  • Public Transportation: Public transit stops; B,D,D,V: 47th-50th/Rockefeller Center; N,R,W: 49th Street 1: 50th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-759-5941
Under the guidance of the Livanos family and Co-Owner Paul McLaughlin, Oceana has provided New Yorkers with an exceptional seafood destination since 1992. Oceana's a la carte menu, coupled with its convenient Midtown/Theater District location, make it a perfect spot for a quick business lunch or pre-theater dinner. From the spectacular marble bar to the fresh lobsters and whole fish cooked to order, as well as a significant selection of prime meats, the team delivers a fresh, innovative and approachable menu. Oceana has a 70 seat Cafe with a 18 seat marble bar. Great for lunch, after work cocktails & snacks, pre-theater dinner and post-theater desserts. An award winning international wine list with some 800 selections. Spring and Summer bring a 75 seat outdoor dining area, private dining options include our Chef's table for 4-5 to our Grand Salon for 80.
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