New York City Restaurants




Oceana Review

Entering Oceana is like walking into the dressy stateroom of a modern luxury ocean liner. Floor-to-ceiling windows look out both north and west, and the arrestingly designed raw bar backed with Mediterranean-hue ceramics offers stunningly fresh choices—you would expect gorgeous oysters at a restaurant called Oceana, and you get them. Chef Ben Pollinger has all the skill and confidence necessary to serve some of the most vivid and delicious seafood in town. A "contemporary appetizer" section features items like marinated cucumber with cucumber, apple, and toasted spices. Grilled whole fish like halibut, swordfish, and crispy wild striped bass are served with a perfect rotating roster of sauces like classic romesco and grilled pineapple salsa. Thai-style red snapper comes with tender silk squash, crisp jicama, and a kaffir-saffron broth.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 120 W. 49th St., at 6th Ave. Midtown West, New York, NY 10020 | Map It
  • Phone: 212/759–5941
  • Website:
  • Subway: E, M to 53rd St./5th Ave.
  • Location: Midtown West

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Dinner only Sat. and Sun.
Updated: 02-25-2014

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