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67555 E Palm Canyon Dr Ste C101, Cathedral City, CA 92234-5404
+1 760-324-1554
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Sunriver, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We never would have found Oceans by accident, and if we had seen it, likely would have just driven on by. It is very unassuming from the outside. But we were referred there by a couple we met in another restaurant, and wow, are we glad! Oceans is pretty small, tucked away in a strip mall behind a McDonalds. Inside,... More 

Thank rockotoo
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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548 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Coachella Valley boasts a plethora of Italian restaurants, some great, others only so-so. Oceans has carved a niche for itself in a classy corner of a Cathedral City strip mall across from Trader Joe's. Fish is the specialty here, evinced by the aquarium in the center of the cozy dining room and the nautical motifs on the walls. Portions... More 

Thank Kirk E
Palm Springs, California
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oceans is a small restaurant so be wise and get a reservation. They use Opentable. In addition to their regular menu -- which has an interesting variety of seafood dishes and salads -- they have a fresh fish "Board". On this chalkboard they list all of the day's fresh fish and specials. So if you like seafood, you are in... More 

Thank Keith M
Florence, NJ
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13 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was not the best, but at least we were not rushed. Food was ok but not the best I ever had. We sat in the back room and saw a roach walk across the floor. The waiter killed it but seeing it ruined the rest of the meal.

Thank shacolmom
Vaughan, Canada
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178 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group and the waiter managed very well including organizing all the different bills. I ordered the prawns. They came with some vegetables and mashed potatoes. There were three large prawns. The problem was that they were overlooked and ended up quite rubbery. It seemed like a better choice would have been fish as others at the... More 

Thank Alan S
Palm Springs, California
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94 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

relaxed but elegant atmosphere, even at lunch when people usually are in a rush. Fresh, delicious items- lobster salad, oysters clams and also items suited to the carnivore

Thank ali l
Palm Springs, California
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

But, I have to. You see, last year I went to Oceans and it was WONDERFUL. I had sand dabs, my mom had prawns, we sat in the front seating area, it was quiet and lovely. Excellent food. We raved about it all year and promised to take our other seasonal PS friends there this winter, as a treat. So... More 

Thank Kelli B
Bothell, Washington
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of visited this great restaurant twice, within the last week. I have had the salmon both times. The meal came piping hot, moist, flaky and wonderful flavor. Another had the lobster salad, which was equally delightful. The service was perfect. My brother frequents Oceans often. We highly recommend this well kept secret.

Thank larryp205
Cathedral City, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Amazing fish and steak Best oceans salad and dressing too love it! The service is great as well. Thank you Ocean's!

Thank William B
Palm Springs, California
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128 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

It had been a while since I'd eaten at Oceans, but I'm glad I returned. The sand dabs that I ordered were delicious, lightly breaded in what I'd call a piccata style. They were served on top of a nice array of steamed vegetables that included a dab of mashed potatoes. One of the friends I was with raved about... More 

Thank Greg N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67555 E Palm Canyon Dr Ste C101, Cathedral City, CA 92234-5404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-324-1554

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?