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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (131 reviews)
“halibut” (42 reviews)
“general tso's” (15 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 3 days ago

We were here to see a show at Radio City so we needed to eat quickly cause we were running behind for the show the time. So we found this place cause the other one down the street was PACKED, so we went here and...More

Thank tiahiggins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love fresh, perfectly prepared fish, this is the place for you. It's a little pricey, but that's to be expected in Manhattan. The service is good, not great, but the food more than makes up for it. Go with the chef's tasting--you get...More

Thank Sharon Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was probably our 5th time dining at Oceana. We were fortunate to have Tolga waiting on us again. He actually remembered us from our last visit when we ordered our drinks. The drinks came out wrong and then Ryan, the general manager came out...More

Thank MissS85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My adult son and I had a pre-theater dinner at this upscale comfortable seafood restaurant a block from Rockefeller Center. I had what they call lobster bolognese, which consists of small bits of lobster cooked in a tomato sauce over pasts, topped by half a...More

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at many 5 star places all over and Oceana is high quality. It’s pricey but the quality of food, service, selection makes this one worth it. I think it’s one of best restaurants near time square and by far the top of...More

Thank groowl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend and I had the prix fixe theatre menu with the wine pairings, and had an amazing experience. Andrew, the sommelier, does an outstanding job pairing delightful and unexpected wines with each course, and even though we had a time deadline, we never felt...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I dined at this NYC culinary institution on a recent Friday night. The boisterous and packed bar in the front of the restaurant was mostly open to the somewhat quieter seating for dinner in the back. Despite this less than tranquil design,...More

Thank Sacksovic
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We came here without reservations and were only able to be seated at the bar due to the restaurant being very busy. We had no problem with this, bu this review is for the bar menu rather than the full menu, The bar was also...More

Thank ChrisTravellerUS
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This is a good place for lunch. Specious good service and food menu. The salmon burger is fantastic. Also the entree prawns are fresh and excellent. I’d come back fir a business lunch

Thank Niv T
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Terrific experience. Friendly service, lovely room, good food and nice wines by the glass(good for pre theater!). Absolutely perfect for pre theater. Look forward to trying again..

Thank DrRPC
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21 March 2018|
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Response from RNRN | Reviewed this property |
As I remember there is a step behind the the hostess station as you enter the dining room. I don’t remember if there is a ramp at the other side of the bar area. I would call and verify access.
Ken C
14 September 2017|
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Response from maestro74 | Reviewed this property |
We had a 5:30 reservation and were able to get to the theater on time. The restaurant isn't far from the theater district
9 February 2017|
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Response from Darlene M | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine so. Give them a call.
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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