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“Ocean house first and last trip”
Review of Ocean House - CLOSED

Ocean House
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
High Level, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Ocean house first and last trip”
Reviewed 4 April 2013

The outside of the building is beautiful, but that is where it ends. The inside is very darted and run down. The food was well below par. We ordered the Mahi Mahi and beer battered fish dishes. The fish was under cooked (mushy) and the vegetables were over cooked and soggy ( as if they were frozen and heated up). Very disappointed.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Bcavery
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Vail, Arizona
Level Contributor
22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Disappointed with food and service”
Reviewed 28 December 2012

I hate giving bad reviews to any business, but I have to in this case. We came in with a party of five, so we got a chance to try different dishes. None of our entrees were good (except maybe the zucchini app). We had to keep trying to flag our server on a non-busy Monday afternoon for drinks and condiments for our meals. I also went to their restroom and it smelled horrible and looks like it hasn't been cleaned and renovated in years. I so wanted to like this place because of the architecture and location, but it was quite a disappointment.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank ILoveAZ1912
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Carlsbad, California
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fun place for friends!”
Reviewed 18 December 2012

Great atmosphere and service. Top notch staff!
They even have a dace floor and have a club night a few nights a week.
Great place to hold events!

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
Thank Kyndra M
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Carlsbad, California
Level Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Memorable Brunch”
Reviewed 6 November 2012

I have lived in Carlsbad for almost three years, and Brunch was my first experience with Ocean House. It's a well-known location to locals, but we don't always go there because it's a bit upper-crust. I don't really enjoy dressing up for dinner out, so I tend to go to KoKo Beach if dining in Carlsbad.
The brunch was memorable in that it was expansive and included a large volume of luncheon and dinner items, with less emphasis on breakfast items... unless you used the omelet bar. The omelet bar was well stocked, manned by a friendly chef, and flat-out, well, outstanding.
I can now comfortably recommend a local breakfast place besides the Village Pie Shop, Belle Fleur (also an outstanding and memorable brunch) and super-casual Swammi's Café... all in Carlsbad.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Holly_Jocoy
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Napanee, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fine dining at its best complete with floor show!”
Reviewed 28 September 2012

This restaurant is a must if you only eat out one evening! Created to be a century old oceanhouse, it is beautiful inside and out. Tastefully decorated to suit the time period with excellent food.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Jim A
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