We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
+1 847-864-3435
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“turbot” (7 reviews)
“sorbet” (9 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
All hours
Seafood, French
505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (117)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

What a Lovely Perfect Anniversary Dinner! We just celebrated our 14th anniversary there and enjoyed the most delicious, fresh, delightful, & beautiful food... From the impeccable service, excellent dishes, gorgeous plating to the wines, we were pampered. The chef came out and congratulated us during...More

Thank Justsaygrace
Reviewed 4 days ago

great food, very attentive service, lots of unexpected extras. we had the warm scallops and boulliabaise; both were spectacularly good

Thank maxueli
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is excellent except the prices. They are high but this is a place for dining not just a meal. Check Groupon for special offers. Do not order a steak. They specialize in seafood and do an excellent job preparing and offering the freshest fish...More

Thank Dana0916
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time eating at Oceanique over the last two years. It was even better than we remembered it; this time we were given only full menu options (no a la carte), but there were choices within the menu, and everything was beautifully...More

Thank TravelingScholar60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a Groupon to receive two three course meals for $80. Received a lovely amuse-bouche, nice choice of appetizers, main course and dessert with a sorbet in between. As the name suggests their specialty is fish. Skate wing and halibut as main course were...More

Thank RobinR699
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Superb flavors in each course. We did the 7-course tasting menu with wine pairings, and every single course was delicious. You can order separate menu dishes or the tasting menu. A nice thing about this place is that they offer 3 different wine-pairing options for...More

Thank CCRiderLLC
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a fairly expensive restaurant in Evanston, IL. It is close to Northwestern, so If you are visiting, it is a great place for dinner. The menu is somewhat limited in selections, but what is available is prepared perfectly. I had the lightly smoked...More

Thank MSGiambrone
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The sad thing about this restaurant is that there are customers who appear to believe the more you pay the better it must be. Wrong! The food here is I good - but it is a long way from being worth the amount paid for...More

Thank Wineaway
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I had not been to this restaurant for about 20 years and fortunately nothing has changed. This is fine dining done to perfection. The service, ambiance, food, wine list, friendly and personable staff make for a wonderful experience. The chef has been there for 28...More

Thank nancerbug1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

All was perfect at Oceanique. Great food and service. Most ordered fish dishes and one person ordered veal. All were excellent. If you are looking for a special restaurant in Evanston Oceanique fills the bill.

Thank JetsDad
Nearby Restaurants
Lucky Platter
160 reviews
.04 km away
Blind Faith Cafe
158 reviews
.83 km away
Union Pizzeria
101 reviews
.78 km away
Nearby Attractions
102 reviews
.78 km away
Evanston History Center
40 reviews
1.07 km away
Dawes Park
23 reviews
1.43 km away
The American Toby Jug Museum
17 reviews
.14 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
29 April 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from F1Rumors | Reviewed this property |
We parked opposite on the street. There is metered parking, though I do not know how busy it gets
11 April 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from ChrisJeffries | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to dress up casual is fine.
Diane O
30 January 2015|
Response from Hpmicks | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure that they have a dedicated gluten free menu but they do ask about any food allergies or restrictions so I am sure that if you asked for gluten free they would be able to accommodate you no problem. I would... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
    (Hinman & Chicago)
  • Public Transportation: CTA - Purple Line - Main St. Metra - Union Pacific / North Line - Main St.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-3435
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing