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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

40 Court St. Send to Phone
617-742-2277 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Oceanaire offers an extensive selection of seafood and an enormous raw bar in an attractive setting.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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The Oceanaire Seafood Room Restaurant Review

: The Oceanaire Seafood Room, located in the former US Trust Bank space abutting Government Center and City Hall Plaza, is where neighboring politicos come for an expense account meal. The extensive menu changes daily and features a good variety of hot and cold appetizers, like tequila shrimp ceviche and shrimp and grits. The Oceanaire takes seafood seriously, offering an array of local dishes --- Massachusetts flounder, Gloucester haddock and New Bedford sea scallops --- as well as specialties including sesame-seared Trinidad yellowfin tuna and beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips. Iceland Arctic char, Bay of Fundy salmon and Idaho rainbow trout are examples of seafood that can be simply grilled, seared or broiled. The 20-ounce bone-in rib-eye was a nice surprise; its quality was on par with those available at the major steakhouses. Sides are generously portioned and served à la carte. Don't miss the hashed browns, which can also be prepared "a la Oceanaire" (with Tabasco sauce and bacon), pan-roasted button mushrooms and the thick-cut, triple-smoked bacon steak. Baked Alaska is among desserts. Happy hour at the bar is weekdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close; expect fish tacos, Parmesan truffle fries and mini filet mignon sliders.


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