Once known primarily for crabs and seafood, Ocean City, Maryland's restaurant and food scene has grown dramatically over the years, making the town as much a culinary destination as it is a beach resort. Crab houses and seafood fresh from the docks are still at the forefront of food choices, but there is also a plethora of pizza places, sub shops, fine dining establishments, brew pubs, barbeque joints, ice cream parlors, ethnic cuisine, candy, popcorn, and specialty snack stores, and everything in between. Whether seeking casual or classy, something from the land or sea, all you can eat buffets or four course tasting menus, cheap happy hour specials or upscale cocktails, or anything else, Ocean City, Maryland is a food lover's paradise that is sure to please the palates of all its hungry patrons, regardless of their tastes or cravings. Here you will find listings, reviews, deals, and insider insight about everything Ocean City restaurants.
WINNER OF THE BEST OF OCEAN CITY 2014 IN: BEST LIVE MUSIC, BAR WITH THE BEST DAYTIME ENTERTAINMENT, & BEST DRINKS! Live entertainment, waterfront dining, 18 bars, a nightclub & rafts in the bay! Seacrets - Jamaica USA - Find Us and Get Lost.
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If you’re looking for the in best fine dining , from the land or the sea, why not put your faith in the folks who have been cranking out local and tourist favorites for over 50 years? Now located in the Marriott on 15th Street, Captain’s Table is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner in a classy, yet relaxed environment. This $15 gift certificate gets you $25 to spend on Captain’s Table’s famous menu that includes fresh seafood, great steaks, and chef inspired daily specials. Pick one up today and treat your taste buds to a vacation of their own!Buy Now Cost: $15
Save $10 when you buy this $25 gift certificate to Blue Fish Restaurant and Sushi Bar. Blue Fish offers a wide variety of fresh sushi and traditional Japanese dishes in a family-friendly and value- oriented environment. Create a memorable evening where dishes are prepared at your table by Expert Chefs. The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.Buy Now Cost: $15
Save $10 when you buy this $25 gift certificate to Buxy's Salty Dog Saloon. Buxy's Salty Dog Saloon is the locals favorite hometown tavern, and your home away from Pittsburgh. Enjoy live entertainment, sports action, and a great menu, including their Signature Wings, and Dog Gone Good Burgers. Also a great selection of daily soups, overstuffed sandwiches, a variety of wraps and Heart Healthy salads.The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes, alcohol, or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.Buy Now Cost: $15
Save $10 when you buy this $25 gift certificate to the Angler Bar and Boat Restaurant on Tablot Street and the Bay. Sit on the dock on the bay and enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner and savor the beautiful sunset on a 30-45 minute Evening Scenic Cruise for only $2, after purchase of dinner! Dine on great seafood including raw bar items and fresh fish or join them for happy hour or evening entertainment. Open seasonally. The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes, alcohol, or gratuities.Buy Now Cost: $15
Save $3 when you buy this $10 gift certificate to Fat Daddy's Sub Shop. With two locations in Ocean City, at 82nd Street and Downtown on Baltimore Avenue, Fat Daddy's is open from 11 am till 4 am, 7 days a week, all year long, selling delicious pizza, subs, deli sandwiches, wings, and garden salads. There is also a choice of craft beers available at both stores. Dine in, carry out or delivery available. The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.Buy Now Cost: $7
In the world of surfing, the term '3rd wave' is synonymous with being best in a set of waves. In the world of craft beer, 3rd Wave is becoming synonymous with serving some of the best pints around. If you want to taste what happens when two friends combine their love for the beach with their love for beer (and trust us, you do) then take the trek to nearby Delmar to experience the unique offerings of the 3rd Wave Brewing Co. Use this deal to get your craft beer sampling started by getting $25 to spend for only $15, or $10 to spend for only $7.Buy Now Cost: $15
In the world of surfing, the term '3rd wave' is synonymous with being best in a set of waves. In the world of craft beer, 3rd Wave is becoming synonymous with serving some of the best pints around. If you want to taste what happens when two friends combine their love for the beach with their love for beer (and trust us, you do) then take the trek to nearby Delmar to experience the unique offerings of the 3rd Wave Brewing Co. Use this deal to get your craft beer sampling started by getting $25 to spend for only $15, or $10 to spend for only $7.Buy Now Cost: $7
Save $10 when you buy this $25 gift certificate to Backshore Brewing Co. Backshore Brewing Co, on the Boardwalk, craft their beer in small batches, giving them the chance to experiment constantly with new flavors and styles. Their beer menu changes frequently as does their food menu. Often using locally grown ingredients, their selection of pizzas include such tempting names as Burrata Caprese Pizza and Cajun Shrimp Pizza, Try pairing one of these with a craft beer, and sit back and watch the world walk by on the Boardwalk. The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes or gratuities.Buy Now Cost: $15
Save $10 when you buy this $25 gift certificate to 45th Street on the Bay Restaurants. This certificate is redeemable at 45th Street Taphouse, OC Steamers & Shallow Waters. Enjoy a culinary experience while overlooking the bay, and savor a beautiful sunset while sampling one of the 36 specialty craft beers available on tap. House specialties include Chef Jeff’s Crab Cakes, and the Taphouse Pretzel, served with homemade spicy Guinness mustard and NattyBoh cheese. Dinning available both inside and outside. The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes, alcohol, or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.Buy Now Cost: $15
Save $10 when you buy this $25 gift certificate to Pickles Pub. Pickles has been a locals favorite for over 20 years. Their menu includes appetizers such as fried pickles and crabby pretzels, original pizzas including white veggie and Rueben pizza, sandwiches and wraps, as well as burgers. Along with their domestic and imported beers, they also have a large selection of craft beers, both draft and bottled. The gift certificate cannot be used for taxes or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.Buy Now Cost: $15
Does the world-famous Seacrets really need any introduction? Constantly ranked as one of the top-20 bars in America, Seacrets boasts breathtaking scenery, over a dozen separate bars, multiple stages with the best local and national recording acts, a nite club, full-service restaurant, and an iconic bay area that is a non-stop party from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Buy this discounted gift certificate to get $25 to spend at Ocean City's most legendary establishment for only $15, and 'get lost' at a fraction of the cost.SOLD OUT
Save 40% when you buy this $25 gift certificate to the Crabcake Factory, famous in Ocean City for decades and winner of the most Best of Ocean City awards since the contest's inception! The gift certificate is good at either location but cannot be used for taxes, alcohol, or gratuities. One certificate per group, please.SOLD OUT
Ocean City is full of all you can eat buffets, crab shacks, sub shops, burger joints, and pizza places, but where do you go if you want a more upscale dining experience? If you're smart, you go to Fresco's for some of the finest American and Italian cuisine in all of Ocean City, served on the scenic shores of the Assowoman Bay. If you're really smart, you'll use this discounted gift certificate to save 40% by paying $15 today and getting $25 to spend on high end food and drink during your next trip to Fresco's.SOLD OUT
The craft beer movement has been booming at the beach for a while now, but the face of Ocean City brewing is changing before our very eyes. Opening just in time for the 2014 season, the Ocean City Brewing Company is the newest addition to the local craft beer family. Featuring several styles of brew, including OC's only locally made lager, a full-service restaurant with fresh, elevated pub grub, a unique swag shop, and German-style communal seating, the Ocean City Brewing Co. is as much about good times with good people as it is about good beer. Taste the face of Ocean CIty brewing for 40% off by grabbing this $25 gift certificate for only $15.SOLD OUT
Beer has been around for centuries, but Evolution Craft Brewing Co. is just starting to scratch the surface of what it can be. Offering classic styles of suds with modern twists, along with elevated pub grub in a casual, yet upscale, environment, Evolution is not only a catchy company name, but also a mission statement and a promise to patrons. Drink the future and taste the seasons with this deal that gets you $25 to spend on handcrafted beer or fresh, local food at Metropolitan magazine's 'Best New Restaurant 2012' for only $15.SOLD OUT
For over 30 years, Harpoon Hanna's has been one of the beach's most popular eating, drinking, and party spots. What could make a place that already offers a scenic tiki bar, creative menu, classic and contemporary cocktails, locally brewed beer, and the most talented local and regional musicians better? How about a newly renovated and expanded bar and restaurant to better serve you and your family and friends? If you're as eager to check out the new digs as the Hanna's staff is to serve you, consider this discounted gift certificate your golden ticket to savings, as spending just $15 gets you $25 worth of delectable food and drink to enjoy in a spectacular setting.SOLD OUT
Crabs are certainly king in Ocean City, but pizza is a prominent prince in the royal family of food. At Pizza Tugos, fresh baked crust oozing with bubbly cheese and succulent sauce is more than just a dinner option, it’s a passion that’s taken decades to perfect. Luckily for you, it can be picked up or delivered in a matter of minutes. Feed the whole family without breaking the bank with this $15 coupon that gets you $25 of the best handmade pizza, wings, and subs money can buy. Your stomach, and your wallet, will be thanking you.SOLD OUT
|Best Raw Bar||Harrison's Harbor Watch||Crab Bag||Harrison's Harbor Watch|
|Best ice cream||Dumser's Ice Cream||Kohr Bros Frozen Custard||Dumser's Ice Cream|
|Best BBQ||28th St. Pit n Pub||Smoker's BBQ Pit||Smoker's BBQ Pit|
|Best Coffee Shop||Starbucks on Rte. 50||Satellite Cafe||Satellite Cafe|
|Best Fine Dining||The Shark||Jules||Hooked|
|Best Subs||Anthony's on 17th St.||Southside Deli||Fat Daddy's|
|Best Pizza||Pizza Tugos||Mione's Pizza & Italian Restaurant||Mione's Pizza & Italian Restaurant|
|Best Seafood||Crabcake Factory||Phillip's Crab House||Captain's Table|
|Best Desserts||Dumser's Ice Cream||Desserts by Rita||Baked Desserts Cafe in Berlin|
|Best Waterfront Dining||Fish Tales Bar & Grill||Fagers Island||Macky's Bayside Bar and Grill|
|Best Crabs||Hooper's Crab House||Crab Bag||Blu|
|Best Crabcakes||Crabcake Factory||Captain's Galley||Captain's Table|
|Best Ethnic Food||OC Wasabi||Tequila Mockingbird||Satellite Cafe / Thai Kitchen|
|Best All You Can Eat||Phillips Seafood Restaurant||The Bonfire||Horizon's Oceanfront Restaurant|
|Best Breakfast||Crabcake Factory||General's Kitchen||Satellite Cafe|
|Best Wings||Crabcake Factory||Hooter's||Pizza Tugos|
|Best Carry Out Restaurant||Belly Busters Seafood & Deli||Fat Daddy's||Belly Busters Seafood & Deli|
Longboard Café 67th Street Town Center (on the Bayside) Ocean City, Md. 21842 443-664-5639 www.longboardcafe.net It was always surprising to me that an Ocean/Beach community like Ocean City did not have more Southern California surfer style bars and restaurants; well the long wait is over. The Longboard Café… combines a laid-back surfer esthetic with some quality cuisine and comes up with a winner of an eatery. The restaurant is small but comfortable with a Tiki style bar which seats about eight, and a dining room of a combination of high top tables in front of the bar and low tables in
Ocean City’s skyline and ocean front have changed dramatically since I started coming here as a teenager in the 70’s. Old structures have come down and condos have gone up. Gaps on the bayside and oceanfront have almost all been filled and the Boardwalk has been re-built. Many physical things changed rather quickly, but the food scene remained the same up until about 10 or 15 years ago. The classic Ocean City food scene was based on Boardwalk food and Crabs prepared just about any way imaginable and on top of anything imaginable. This was as it should have been because the crab industry…
Well, the 2014 Spring and Summer Season are upon us and Oceancity.com has just posted its Best Of Ocean City® 2014 awards. In keeping with this spirit, and as Oceancity.com’s resident restaurant reviewer, let me throw in my two cents worth. First of all let me say that 2013 was one of the most active seasons for Ocean City restaurants in recent memory, with the closing of old established properties and an influx of new blood into the Ocean City area. All this movement is good for any city, especially a resort city, and I welcome anyone who wants to try their hand at one of the most difficult businesses…
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