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The Oceanaire Seafood Room

40 Court St. Send to Phone
617-742-2277 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Seafood house with an extensive daily changing menu.
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The Oceanaire Seafood Room Restaurant Review

: This seafood house is located in the former US Trust Bank space abutting Government Center, and it’s where politicos come for an expense account meal. The extensive menu changes daily and features a good variety of hot and cold appetizers with some uncommon selections, like fried asparagus with blue cheese-tomato fondue. The Oceanaire takes seafood seriously, offering an array of classic dishes --- baked stuffed shrimp, a fried fisherman’s platter, and stuffed Massachusetts flounder “a la Florentine” --- as well as specialties, including seared Nova Scotia halibut and grilled porcini-crusted Georges Bank sea scallops. Idaho rainbow trout, Bay of Fundy salmon, Iceland Arctic char and North Atlantic yellowfin tuna are examples of seafood that can be simply grilled or broiled. The seafood mixed grill was a somewhat disappointing deconstructed combination of shrimp, baked stuffed shrimp and grilled fish served with shrimp fried rice and grilled asparagus. 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. Don’t miss the hashed browns, which can also be prepared “a la Oceanaire” (with Tabasco sauce and bacon), and the thick-cut triple-smoked bacon steak.

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