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505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
+1 847-864-3435
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (10 reviews)
“halibut” (11 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, French, Gluten Free Options
505 Main St, Evanston, IL 60202-1814
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Reviews (121)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 19 July 2017

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

Thank maxueli
Reviewed 1 July 2017

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 25 June 2017

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 22 June 2017

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 30 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
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29 April 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
12 April 2016|
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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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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
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