The Best of Ocean City® 2016

2016 Winners Announced!

2016-winnerThe polls are closed, the votes are tallied, and the people have spoken. This year’s competition saw more than 60,000 votes cast across more than 40 categories including best restaurants, activities, bars, and boardwalk businesses. Below are the official winners of The Best of Ocean City® 2016 competition. Click the business name for more information including the business’ location, phone number, directions and more.

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Best Restaurants in Ocean City, Maryland


CategoryWinnerRunner-upEditor's Pick
PizzaMione's PizzaFat Daddy's
SeafoodCrabcake Factory USAPhillips Crab HouseHarborside Bar & Grill
CrabsCrab BagHooper's Crab HouseCrabs to Go
CrabcakesCrabcake Factory USACaptain's Galley / Ocean City Fish Company
Ice CreamDumser's DairylandKohr's Bros
BBQ28th St. Pit & PubJRs Ribs (Closed)Smoker's Barbecue
Coffee ShopStarbuck's on Route 50Satellite Coffee Shop & Cappuccino Bar
Fine DiningFager's IslandThe Shark on the HarborCaptain's Table
SubsFat Daddy'sAnthony's Carry-out on 17th St.Billy's Sub Shop 140th St.
Waterfront DiningCrabcake Factory BaysideFish TalesMacky's Bayside Bar & Grill
DessertsDumser's DairylandDesserts by RitaShark on the Harbor
Raw BarHarrison's Harbor WatchBlu Crabhouse and Raw BarSeacrets
Ethnic FoodTequila MockingbirdOC WasabiRistoranti Antipasti
BuffetThe BonfirePhillips Crab HouseHorizons
BreakfastGeneral's KitchenBayside SkilletBarn on 34
WingsHooter'sThe Original Greene Turtle
Carry OutFat Daddy'sRosenfeld's Jewish DeliBelly Buster's

Best Activities in Ocean City, Maryland


CategoryWinnerRunner-upEditor's Pick
Fishing CharterJudith MReel Addiction
Mini GolfOld Pro GolfLost Treasure Golf
ParasailingOC Baysports / Odyssea WatersportsOC Parasailing
Jet SkiingOdyssea WatersportsAction Watersports
Kayak Rental48th St. WatersportsSuper Fun Eco Tours
Surf ShopLucky Surf ShopRon Jon's Surf Shop
Indoor ActivitySun & Surf CinemaOld Pro Indoor Golf

Best Bars in Ocean City, Maryland


CategoryWinnerRunner-upEditor's Pick
DrinksSeacretsFish TalesLongboard Cafe
Daytime EntertainmentSeacretsCoconuts Beach Bar & Grill
Bar OverallFish TalesSeacretsSunset Grille
Happy HourCrabcake Factory USACoconuts Beach Bar & GrillPickles Pub
Sunset ViewCrabcake Factory BaysideFish TalesFagers Island
Live MusicSeacretsHarborside Bar & Gill
Sports BarBuxy's Salty Dog SaloonThe Original Greene Turtle
Craft BeerLiquid AssetsOcean City Brewing Company45th St. Tap House
BreweryBackshore BrewingEVOAssawoman Bay Brewing

Best of the Boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland


CategoryWinnerRunner-upEditor's Pick
Caramel CornFisher's PopcornDolle's Candyland
Boardwalk ShopKite LoftQuiet Storm
Boardwalk StandsGolden PlateAlaska Stand
Sit-down RestaurantShenanigan'sHarrison's Harbor WatchCaptain's Table
Boardwalk BarPurple MooseShenanigan's
Boardwalk PizzaDough RollerTony's Pizza
Boardwalk CandyDolle's CandylandCandy Kitchen
Boardwalk RentalsBike WorldAtlantic Bike Company
Boardwalk ArcadePlaylandFunland

Best Fries in Ocean City, Maryland

No voting was necessary for this category, Thrashers is the winner.