Ocean Avenue Seafood

1401 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Soak up cool breezes and stare out at the Pacific while indulging on top-notch seafood.
We take great pride in our seafood selection as well as the quality and freshness of our dishes. Our restaurant has LA's largest oyster bar, also featuring the Oyster and Wine Sampler. Come and enjoy our delicious meals in the comfort of the casual but elegant South Pacific decor or watch the sunset over Santa Monica Bay from our patio. We serve lunch daily until 4pm as well as host "Oyster Hour" from 4pm-6:30pm Monday through Friday, and 3pm-5pm on the weekends.
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Top Sentiments among Ocean Avenue Seafood Reviewers

Best cold water oysters Good wine list Love Maryland Crab Cakes Large shrimps Great wine selection Delicious lobster taquitos Good drinks Great dozen oysters Good Chocolate Bread pudding Perfect lobster bisque

Customer Reviews (8 reviews)


on Yahoo Feb 03, 2010
I love this place! The food is very tasty and oysters are super fresh and succulent. This is a great place to go on the weekends with family and friends. I suggest going during happy hour and sitting at the oyster bar.... (more)


on Yahoo Jan 05, 2008
My wife and I are regulars and this place does not compare to "Dukes"...Please ignore the other review writer. Oyster selection is tops in SoCal, great wine list. If you want cookie-cutter surf & turf type food go to... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 16, 2007
<b>The Scene<br></b>The airy dining room exudes '90s chic, with accents of shiny brass and dark wood, wicker furniture and lush ficus trees. The hip-looking staff bring this crowded eatery up to date, and the ocean... (more)


on Yahoo Jul 10, 2007
Never going back: This place is really bad for service, expect to pay alot and get really bad service. not worth it. Try dukes on p.c.h not that great but better service. (more)


on Yahoo Feb 15, 2007
Magnifico: The oyster bar is magnifico. The food was fresh and service was prompt. And i never had to ask for more bread, they always came at the right to with a refill. :) (more)

Jim Berry

on Yahoo Jan 07, 2007
When you want the best seafood: The go-to when you want to be treated like royalty. The staff here is terrific, and the food is better! Not to mention it's across the street from the ocean.... (more)


on Yahoo May 12, 2006
Oceans: One of the best seafood places around and I have been around for 26 years!!! (more)


on Yahoo May 22, 2005
Santa Monica Seafood: Probably the best place for a quiet, intimate dinner as well as fresh, delicious seafood in Santa Monica. The crab legs were amazing, the shrimp was outstanding. Never a disappointment. And... (more)

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