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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

) #88 of 2,437 Restaurants in Boston €€€€ American, Seafood, Soups
40 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2202
+1 617-742-2277
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
40 Court St, Boston, MA 02108-2202
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visited for a birthday dinner celebration with my boyfriend, it also coincided with the restaurant week in Boston. It was a three course menu - there were 3-4 options per course, mostly seafood. I had the clam chowder, smoked salmon with pasta, and espresso...More

Thank shel90shocked
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were in Boston for few days and wanted to get a dose of lobster, so we decided to try it the fancy way . We picked this place out of trip visor. The location is great, no parking , the staff...More

Thank Hany D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a mainstay for us, reliably offering the freshest oysters in the neighborhood. Service is friendly and efficient and the daily fresh fish options are tasty and satisfying. The ambiance is pleasant and lively.

Thank sdj318
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Oceanaire for a business lunch. We had a private room and there was a projector and screen for a presentation. It worked great for about 20 people in small half moon tables of 4. The service was second to none. We ordered...More

Thank Dusty F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is amazing! We had the stuffed lobster and the sesame tuna. Both were delicious. Great drink and wine selection. A ton of (huge) dessert options. You won't regret eating here. The prices are about $40+ per entrée. We spent $160 (including tax and...More

Thank jane-greg
Reviewed 1 week ago

great ambiance, service was incredible AND best seafood dinner I have had in a LONG time. I will visit them in other cities to compare but this was a great way to spend an evening with a loved one or heck by yourself even.

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business dinner this evening & it's disappointing how this once great place is no longer worth the visit. Lackluster, inattentive service coupled with just "OK" food made me wish I had recommended someplace else. My scallop entree was overdone, my dinner...More

Thank RedSoxRule2
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I must say this wasn't our first choice to get seafood in Boston, but we were recommended to check this place out by a couple that we met during the day. We were really happy we took their advice. The service was top notch, the...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was our last meal in Boston. It was an excellent choice for that event and would be for anyone wanting a very special meal on a special occasion. We had the calamari appetizer. I have had calamari all over the world, in all kinds...More

Thank lhendrix53
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Oceanaire is a chain, but a high end one. As an oyster lover, I was very pleased with the selection and service. Very enjoyable open atmosphere with high ceilings. Great service too!

Thank Deborah K
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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
US$25 - US$120
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
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: 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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