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About Seasons At The Ocean House
At the Ocean House's fine dining restaurant, the perfect accompaniment to every meal is a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. The menu at Seasons changes daily and exemplifies the "farm-to-table" concept that reflects our commitment to using the freshest local ingredients and inspires the cuisine throughout the resort. Seasons dinner offers a Three Course Menu at $90.00 per person, while breakfast and lunch offer an ala Carte experience. The traditional decor and open exhibition kitchen provide a dining experience unlike any other in the region.
Westerly, RI 02891
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: 7:00am - 10:30am; Sunday Brunch: 8:00am - 2:30pm;
Lunch: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Wednesday-Sunday Evenings: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please see our Special Events Website for all of our exclusive events ranging from wine tasting to guest Chef dinner on the first Wednesday of each month.
Seasons At The Ocean House Ratings and Reviews
Food was outstanding. Service was mixed. View was disappointing. Hotel, host and brunch staff were very friendly and attentive. Our waiter was less than good. Name was Sean but his name tag read Dana. Apparently his was stolen or lost so he just wears random names. His attention to service matched this attitude. He did not seem to care. The biggest disappointment had to do with our seating. Visiting a venue named Ocean House one would expect to have a view of the ocean. Our view was of the side lawn. Quality of the food was outweighed. Paying a premium for a meal at an ocean front property and not getting to enjoy the view combined with lackluster service is why I would not recommend to a friend.
We have been many times for Sunday Brunch and loved it. This time it was a holiday and the web site did not note that it would take place in the basement with hundreds of families with children. It should be noted on the web site of changes like that as not to be so surprised and upset once arrived!
However, the staff quickly came to the rescue and accommodated us in every way. It was a happy ending to a shocking beginning thanks to the attentive staff.
My Mom and I were doing a day trip from Boston to visit our old stomping grounds, and lunch at The Ocean House was the highlight. We sat on the porch on the most beautiful of days and could practically see the houses on Block Island it was so clear.
Fitzroy was our server and could not have been nicer or more attentive.
The food was very good. We each had a salad and we ordered a side of French fries. The fries were a tad soft and a little more greasy than I like, but they had good flavor and they gave us the biggest portion ever.
The prices were very reasonable. I think their lunch prices have come down some. I remember thinking before that they were quite pricey, but now they are not.
Also, be sure to stop by the gift shop. It is not your normal hotel gift shop!
We were a party of three adults and one 17 month old. We were received cordially and a high chair was quickly supplied. The wait staff were very accommodating. We loved the raw bar, crepe station, desserts, and of course the main breakfast items we ordered. We took our time, but did not feel rushed. The ocean views are spectacular and the ambience is elegant as well as casual. We were celebrating a birthday (second time around; we were there for the same occasion a few years ago, sans baby), and it is a great place for such an occasion. I've only been there for the Sunday Brunch, which I can highly recommend. I'm sure other meals are of the same high quality.
A great night. Service and food were well above expectation. Wine steward was notable for his knowledge and educational approach. Service was very attentive without being intrusive. Food was delicious. We will be back. Off season is a special treat given the light attendance.
We were really looking forward to brunch at Ocean House. The view and location are spectacular and the menu was something to look forward to on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. However, we were disappointed that there were several items that were not available at our reservation time. For the price and reputation of this highly rated restaurant, I would not expect them to be out of the seafood crepe and several offerings of the dessert.
Food was delicious, well prepared and attractively presented. Service did not match the food unfortunately. While friendly, servers were not well trained. We had to ask for everything from coffee to champagne refills to silverware. Plates were not cleared timely and our server was very confused by my request for hard eggs on the seafood Benedict. They arrived at the table twice, runny and inedible for me. However we will be back and try again because the food and ambience was terrific.
We had a table for two, by the water side window reserved weeks ahead of time,....and 2 tables away sat a screaming 1-2 year old in the dining room at 8pm, which went on for an hour plus, as the mom stood holding the child, walked the child around (grunting and screaming). Bringing large toys for the child into the dining room in an attempt to quiet the child. The parents of course were clueless, and the staff made no attempt to let the parents know they were disrupting the entire dining room. Very attentive servers when they were at our table, however long gaps of no one being around especially just prior to the entree's arriving which showed up barely room temperature, and parts of both dishes were very cool. The chairs are porch wicker chairs made for sitting on a deck, porch or lawn.
We have been going to the Ocean House for Anniversaries and Birthdays since it reopened. After a bit of struggle to get itself going, it became a premier place to go to enjoy especially the Sunday Brunch. We remember many fine choices for our entrees, like seared ahi, prosciutto hash, eggs with thick sliced black forest ham. Unfortunately, the menu has gone downhill this year. A poor boy sandwich at a $60 brunch? The black forest ham sliced like cold cuts! And the crepes used to be sensational. No longer any any seafood option, or beef Bourguignon. Beans! Vegetarian is good but cannelloni beans in a crepe? It did not work. And the French macarons are just minis, no more regular size like you find in the pâtisseries of Paris. I'm sorry but it is no longer worth the price for the atmosphere and view.
we stay at the Ocean House every year, and every year we have dinner at the restaurant, and every year we say: "that was good, but it should have been great". the setting is beautiful, the bar is great, the views are great, the service is very good and friendly and the food is fine. the menu is creative, the ingredients are fresh, the presentation is inventive, but for some reason (i'm clearly not eloquent enough to describe) the food is just fine/good. it's not memorable or mind-blowing. in this setting, at these prices, it ought to be.
My husband and I have visited Seasons at the Ocean House several times, usually for dinner. Our first several visits, when Ocean House first reopened and those of us local to the area were excited by that fact, were due to friends asking us to join them. Another time, I was given a gift certificate so we figured why not. As the food is so mediocre and WAY overpriced, we thought that this most recent time we would give Sunday brunch a shot. It was "okay" at best. Nothing to rave about. Except for those macarons, wow! Which they had shipped in; they didn't make themselves. On top of the cost of the pre fix brunch, Bloody Mary's came with a price tag of $16 each. I have never ever sipped on such a lousy drink. No olives? No celery? Instead, they put a PICKLE in it. I do not understand how so many people have given this place so many "stars" and at the same time wrote that the food is not worth the price. The service overall, unless your name is Billy Joel or perhaps Martha Stewart (oh, and the latest was Hillary Clinton), the host/hostess typically ignores you until they determine to honor you by acknowledging your reservation, which passed at least 30 minutes ago (every time). On to the rest. Mr. Royce did an excellent job in rebuilding the Ocean House. It is absolutely gorgeous. Just walking up the front stairs makes your knees weak. The view is like no other, especially in New England. At the same time, it is very sad to see what Ocean House and Watch Hill in general have become. It went from being the quaintest, most unpretentious, most beautiful seaside New England town, to a bunch of "Taylor Swifts" inviting you to be in awe of their homes but at the same time not wanting you there. If you don't believe me, look to Barron's Dec. 2016 issue on "Most Overrated Hotel." On a final note, I would like to add that our waiter at our last (I am certain it is our LAST) visit to Seasons was quite the humorous, friendly, and discreet. He was the best part of our last visit.
Our reservation for Sunday brunch was at 1:30. We were on the early side, but we were not seated until 1:55. A rather long wait with no regular updates from the staff. As we waited there was a wonderful jazz trio playing which helped during the delay. Once seated we were treated very well because of the late seating. Food was excellent and the buffet was plentiful and well beyond what would normally be expected for a buffet.
It was a long drive for us, but we will come back on special occasions.
A lovely place. The view is extraordinary and the service - from the greeting at the door and throughout the establishment - is friendly, efficient and competent. Unfortunately, the food is more or less average resort fare, not especially well executed. Prices are high but not out of line for the resort.
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