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1218 20th St. S. (12th Ave. S.) Send to Phone
205-933-0999 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
For all creatures finned and shelled, look no further than Ocean.
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Ocean Restaurant Review

: From sushi to soup to satisfying main courses, Ocean is the choice to quell seafood cravings. A softly lit contemporary interior has a water wall behind the fresh oyster bar, where glasses are placed on blue recessed lights, creating a glow that adds to the sea fantasy. Fresh fish selections change nightly and may be prepared four ways: steamed Asian-style, wood-grilled Greek-style, pan-seared or fried. The creamy lobster potpie is a favorite. Pan-seared Asian barbecue sea scallops share the plate with ginger lime slaw and tempura-fried haricots verts. Those willing to forego the seafood bounty can select filet mignon served with house-made Worcestershire and potato salad laced with Maytag blue and bacon. Do stay for dessert. We suggest pineapple upside-down cake with mascarpone ice cream and Southern Comfort caramel sauce or the vanilla bean crème brûlée with strawberry tart cookies. The wine list is well-suited to the cuisine.

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