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“Moderate Restaurant”
Review of Ocean Restaurant

Ocean Restaurant
Ranked #39 of 98 Restaurants in Aqaba
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Aqaba Branch; Tel:0096232035008
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Nothing special about this restaurant in Aqaba, Amman branch is better, moderate level of service & food quality.

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Reviewed 3 December 2011

Outside the overpriced, and often very pedestrian, fare offered by the vaunted 4 and 5 star hotels in Aqaba is a simple Fish place on Manara street...a very tasty spot called Ocean Restaurant. I highly recommend it.

How We Got There

We were on our way to the Kempinski Hotel to try their celebrated Fish Inn when we struck a conversation with a local who told us we should try Ocean where, in his opinion, they have the freshest local fish in Aqaba prepared however we'd like. I love veering off the beaten path and who better than a local to be our guide...so we gave it a shot.

First Impressions

Ok, the place was on a side street off the main road and didn't look like much from the outside. I actually hesitated before walking in and was going to bail...thankfully I didn't. When we entered the restaurant we found it packed with locals (not a tourist in sight). Even the local police chief was there (a very good sign). We were greeted warmly and were shown the various fish that were available (all on display) . Weselected a Deniz fish from the waters off Tunis which we asked to be fried. And a larger local fish (I can't remember the name) which we had grilled. We did all this before we sat down...I was starting to get excited -- this was going to be a great meal.

The Verdict

The fish was outstanding as were all the accompanying rice, salads, and sauces we ordered. We ate everything in sight and were very, very satisfied. They also had several fresh fruit juices (I had the Ocean Coctail) but no alcohol. All this for literally half the price we paid for lunch the day before at the Movenpick. Plus we had more food and it was probably twice as good.

Two thumbs up for Ocean. I'll definitely be back!

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Reviewed 12 September 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile
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Reviewed 17 February 2016
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