Happy Hour Prices Let You Test the Waters at Ocean Prime

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Let Happy Eating point you to the best happy hour food menus around. This week, we're getting our fancy on for considerably less at Ocean Prime.

Where: Ocean Prime, 2101 Cedar Springs Road When: 4 p.m.-7 p.m Monday-Friday The Scene: Highbrow happy hour would describe it best. It's definitely not for the ball cap- and shorts-wearing drinkers. The "Blu" lounge, or inside bar, is full of suits conducting business after hours. For a more relaxed experience, go outside for happy hour on the beautiful wrap-around patio. It's getting hot, but the plethora of ceiling fans will keep the heat at bay. The Deal: Spicy salmon bowl $9, truffled deviled eggs $5, truffle kobe sliders $12, calamari $9, king crab empanadas $7, Parmesan broiled oysters $9. The Con: Prices aren't as cheap as at other happy hours in town, but you get what you pay for here. Eat: Fish tacos $8. Parmesan truffle tries $6. Lushworthy: Gin is in. Try the subdued, yet refreshing, cucumber gimlet $7.

Bottom Line: Dinner here is not cheap. If you want to try the food and experience the restaurant, happy hour is a perfect option.

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