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The main dining room of Jellyfish in Centerport,

The main dining room of Jellyfish in Centerport, with views of Mill Pond and Centerport Harbor (Nov. 18, 2012) Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

Jellyfish is an aquatic museum. A party venue. A historic 19th century "cottage." And, oh yes, a restaurant whose kitchen is commanded by all-star chef James McDevitt, its sushi bar under Morimoto alum Johnny Shih.

Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)

Jellyfish in Centerport has been more than
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Jellyfish in Centerport has been more than three years in the making. (2012)

The namesake of Jellyfish, one of many sea
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

The namesake of Jellyfish, one of many sea creatures on display, both at the entrance of the restaurant and in a small aquatic "museum" on the lower level (Nov.18, 2012)

The main dining room of Jellyfish in Centerport,
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

The main dining room of Jellyfish in Centerport, with views of Mill Pond and Centerport Harbor (Nov. 18, 2012)

Jellyfish in Centerport stays true to its theme
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

Jellyfish in Centerport stays true to its theme with both real and custom-made, blown-glass jellyfish hanging from the ceiling. (Nov. 18, 2012)

The main dining room of Jellyfish in Centerport,
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

The main dining room of Jellyfish in Centerport, with views of Mill Pond and Centerport Harbor (Nov. 18, 2012)

A seared sea scallop entree with cauliflower puree,
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

A seared sea scallop entree with cauliflower puree, bacon, chestnuts, cipollini onions and an apple jus is served at Jellyfish in Centerport. (Nov. 18, 2012)

A volcano roll with spicy tuna, avocado and
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

A volcano roll with spicy tuna, avocado and fried crab on top at Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)

An appetizer of Syrah-braised octopus with white bean
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

An appetizer of Syrah-braised octopus with white bean puree, olives and pickeled peppers at Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)

A seared sea scallop entree with cauliflower puree,
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

A seared sea scallop entree with cauliflower puree, bacon, chestnuts, cipollini onions and an apple jus at Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)

An appetizer of Syrah-braised octopus with white bean
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

An appetizer of Syrah-braised octopus with white bean puree, olives and pickeled peppers at Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)

An oyster tasting plate, garnished with ponzu, left,
Photo Credit: Johnny Simon

An oyster tasting plate, garnished with ponzu, left, and a yuzu granita at Jellyfish in Centerport (Nov. 18, 2012)

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