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Dec 2, 2008 07:47 AM

SEA- Oceanaire for Dinner.. Yes or No?

I will be heading to Seattle for one night and staying near 7th & Pine. Someone recommended Oceanaire, but I'd love to hear some more opinions. Thanks!

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  1. Its good but better options in that area are Union, Matt's in the Market or Palace Kitchen.

    1. the crispy catfish at Steelhead Diner (Pine below 1st), chef formerly at Oceanaire

      1. As a pescatarian, Oceanaire is a slice of heaven.

        Better atmosphere and menu than Flying Fish or the Waterfront Seafood Grill IMHO.

        1. If you are going to be there on a Thursday, I would consider Fare Start. You'll be right next door. They have a guest chef on Thursday nights. It's a GREAT cause!

          1. Although some of the local foodies might wonder why one would ever go to a *chain restaurant*, I've found Oceanaire to be one of the best places to get seafood in the city. Their raw oysters are impeccably fresh (although pricey) and I have an affinity for their Oysters Rockefeller and Fish Stew. Service is prompt and friendly sans the uppity attitude I've found at some hyped local seafood (translation: tourist trap) places. Enjoy!