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505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
+1 847-864-3435
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (22 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came to celebrate our 5th yr anniversary. We had the 5 course tasting menu with the wine pairing. There are so many unique ingredients and taste in each dish and you also get an education on wine when you do the pairing. I just...More

Thank klchivas
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Terrific destination for special occasions. The food and service are fantastic, with an outstanding selection of wines available. Might be my favorite special occasion destination!

Thank DwilsonEtown
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We always seem to get the server that doesn't like to talk. The other servers would tell the diners they were serving about the courses beyond just the ingredients. The food & presentation is always stellar. No complaints or suggestions to make. We had a...More

Thank llomonte
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

We went to Oceanique for a birthday celebration on a Monday night. We haven't been to the restaurant for a while and was reminded how wonderful it was. The service was excellent and the food was delicious. We especially liked the appetizers which were the...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed November 22, 2017

For bucket of money you get a half bottle of white wine served in GIANT bulbous glasses. Then you have to tell them what the correct glass is for white wine. At a certain price range this marginally acceptable but associated with $40+ entrees...no way....More

Thank sbp0713
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Oceanique was an odd experience. The room appeared to be very old, long and thin (inside the door) with traditional french-restaurant type of furniture. I arrived very early (eating on another time-zone) and it was empty which sometimes does not show you a restaurant at...More

Thank mukdennnis
Reviewed September 1, 2017

A wonderful restaurant with beautifully and tastefully prepared food. Perfect for a special occasion. The service was excellent and the meal delicious. Bravo to the chef whose creations were tasty and creative. Must go back soon again.

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

The seafood was fresh and artfully presented. The food was delicious and unique. The staff was friendly and many local people seem to make it their regular go to spot for a great evening

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Fish and seafood lovers will be in heaven (until they look at the average dish cost (approximately $23-$29 per person without alcohol Offers beef for those who are willing to watch your fish-loving dining companion(s) have incredible experience that cannot compare to the non seafood/fish...More

Thank dsteiner
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Oceanique provides some really elegant dishes that are orchestrated with care and detail, but you are going to pay for them without a doubt. The seafood is cooked absolutely amazingly - even the swordfish was juicy and wonderful. We enjoyed a prix fixe 5-course meal...More

Thank ViktorTrue
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April 29, 2017|
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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
April 11, 2016|
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Response from ChrisJeffries | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to dress up casual is fine.
Diane O
January 30, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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