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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540
+1 612-333-2277
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab cakes” (70 reviews)
“seafood” (131 reviews)
“baked alaska” (32 reviews)
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50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Oceanaire was an unexpected delight! A recent business dinner brought me to The Oceanaire. I wasn't sure about seafood in the heart of Minneapolis, in a nondescript office building, but I was quickly won over by the professional service, icy cold cocktail and ultimately,...More

Thank orientsailor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So while on a business trip, I went with a group and my girlfriend for dinner. The atmosphere was pretty good, but they had a weird carpet that is held in place by a large rubber gasket along the edge that catches your chair. I...More

1  Thank Chip A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive, weak food and mediocre service. This place is a great place for suburbanites to eat overpriced and poorly cooked seafood. Ordered crab that was from a can and then had a very simple salmon dish that was recommended to be medium and came our...More

Thank Worldtravtokyo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had to take clients for a business dinner, which is seriously boring most of the time. Our waitress - tamara- genuinely did a great job at making the night fun, and almost like a show. The menu is classic and definitely great quality. And there...More

Thank Marylou C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Co-workers and I went to lunch on 5-10-17 for staff appreciation. Our server was fantastic (wish I could remember her name!). I would recommend getting there early due to lunch rush and ongoing construction around the restaurant. The food was superb, service was excellent, wine...More

Thank rewinc
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very, very good. Went for lunch, and they had a delicious selection of seafood. Their blackened fish tacos are made with "scraps" of whatever select fish special that is fresh - not cheap tilapia. So yummy at only $14! Service was wonderful, sat outside in...More

Thank Recall-Walker
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

From the moment you walk in Tori is happily greeting you and Lisa made perfect recommendations for our business meeting and knew the menu from one end yo the other. A must stop and enjoy place for a seafood meal.

Thank AllenKessler
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Very fancy restaurant and top quality food. So delicate and tasty. Waiters are really caring and top class. A must try for both fish but also meat lovers.

Thank 943bernardm
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The service and food were exceptional. My husband and I went to celebrate my 40th birthday. Due to our limited budget this would not be a place that we would eat at on a regular bases. It is however a great place to treat yourself....More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent for a work dinner or a date night! Service- waiter Jim is exceptional! I will ask for him from now on when I go in! He's professional, quick witted and never pushy to get you out the door. 5star for him! Food- call ahead...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I made reservations for tonight at 7:30 but have not received my confirmation.
12 August 2016|
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Response from Lynne L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to late to be helpful- did you try calling? How did it work out?
Heather H
Would bringing a newborn/infant to this location be inappropriate? My parents want to take us here the next time we are in town, and we will have just had our first child.
9 March 2016|
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Response from Amanda E | Reviewed this property |
I've seen infants, toddlers, children, however you word it, no matter what the age. This place has been known for a nice, expensive place to celebrate, so it's also included large parties with any age children. I'd say it'd... More
What is the recommended dress code for a saturday night?
25 September 2015|
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Response from JudySkibsted | Reviewed this property |
I like to see people dress up when they go to a fine dining restaurant and especially if it's a Saturday Night. I enjoy looking at people who are dressed nice. I FEEL better when I know I look good. And I don't know why... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN 55402-1540
  • Public Transportation: City Bus Line/ Cab stand located at front of Hyatt Regency.
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 612-333-2277
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As sleek as a 1930s ocean liner, yet as relaxed as a dinner on the shore, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy Ultra-Fresh seafood, flown in daily from around the world. Sip a Sidecar in the lounge, sidle up to the oyster bar, or kick back in a horseshoe booth before diving into a sea of Ultra-Fresh fish, including Alaskan halibut, seasonal favorites like fresh Copper River salmon or hard-to-find delicacies like true Dover sole. Our daily-printed menu will guide you, a wine list as deep as the sea will seduce you, and the world's freshest seafood awaits you at the Oceanaire.
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