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1392 Tiamiyu Savage St | Victoria Island, Lagos 100001, Nigeria
+234 816 059 1821
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've given Ocean Basket 1 star because the food isn't bad, it's pretty tasty. HOWEVER, the abysmal customer service makes the food entirely forgettable. I visited this particular location and was surprised to see how friendly the staff all seemed. The manager especially has a smiling problem but this is okay. However, we began to realize that the friendly behavior... More 

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Doha
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No idea how they do it. For a three years since we coming there, restaurant has the friendliest and most helpful staff in Lagos. Good food with a very good prices too!

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Thank YAKON
Lagos State, Nigeria
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The idea of this place is great. The food options are rich, varied and interesting in combinations. The food is good. The ambience is not necessarily so great, but, hey, this is Lagos, right? The price? Always burns a hole in your pocket...and you'll feel it burning😂. But they never put a gun to your head to go there. Your... More 

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very lovely place & one to visit if you are a seafood lover.. They have everything you want, Lovely atmosphere, every one smiling and the welcome is second to none.. Very lovely place to relax with family..

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1 Thank Kingsley Ugo. M
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know ocean baskets from my stay in South Africa and had good memories about it. Well the one in Lagos lost. The music was so laud I thought I'm in a club. The portion much smaller compair to a normal OC and the service slow. Thanks but no thanks.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Even before our order was taken, I was struck by the very warm welcome we received as soon as we stepped in. We were quickly ushered to our seats and, with an engaging smile, Blessing informed us that she would be taking care of us. She lived up to her words, going through the menu and making useful suggestions. She... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a very refreshing place to eat when you want a break from local cuisine. It is not a proper sea food restaurant in that I'm not convinced the fish is not frozen. The first time we visited the ikeja branch the food was awesome, I especially enjoyed the fresh salad. The service was also very good attentive without... More 

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Houston, Texas
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Years ago (2013,) I went to an Ocean Basket in Johannesburg and didn't quite enjoy it. So I was somewhat skeptical about eating at this spot when I met with some friends for dinner. My doubts were immediately erased once I got my platter for one. Jumbo shrimp, calamari, mussels, fresh fish, it was seafood paradise. I'm not typically used... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is the best seafood place I have seen in Lagos. Tucked inside the Ikeja mall. The environment is appropriate for a business meet. Lot of food choices. Will definitely visit again

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

My partner and i tend to Restaurant hop a lot, so this was one of our "hopping" spots. We had passed it by a lot of times but decided to give it a shot and we didn't regret it. It was very nice, lovely ambience, clean and great service! The chef came to ask us if we loved the food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1392 Tiamiyu Savage St | Victoria Island, Lagos 100001, Nigeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Nigeria  >  Lagos State  >  Lagos
  • Phone Number: +234 816 059 1821
Description
A contemporary family oriented casual dining restaurant located in the heart of the social hub of Victoria Island. Undoubtedly the best seafood South of the Sahara! Served in a relaxed atmosphere with service uncommon in these parts.

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